By Christopher Butterfield on December 5, 2013
Fast food workers in 100 cities across the country went on strike Thursday in protest of the industry's unlivable wages.
By Alan Pyke on December 3, 2013
Detroit is officially eligible for bankruptcy protections that will allow it to impose cuts on retirees who cannot afford them.
By Bryce Covert on December 2, 2013
If as many workers strike as activists promise, it would be by far the largest action in the history of the fast food industry.
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By Bryce Covert on November 27, 2013
Whole Foods workers in Chicago will walk out on Wednesday, saying they want "to participate in the holiday ourselves."
By Bryce Covert on November 26, 2013
The actions come ahead of promised protests and strikes against Walmart on Black Friday.
By Alan Pyke on November 25, 2013
Two months ago, Mayor Vincent Gray was vetoing a minimum wage hike. Now he's proposing one.
By Bryce Covert on November 25, 2013
Victims of factory collapses in Bangladesh are still waiting on compensation.
Walmart workers went on strike in Miami, Tampa, and Sacramento ahead of promised actions on Black Friday.
By Alan Pyke on November 22, 2013
Wage theft steals more money each year than plain-old robberies, and the nation's fourth-largest city just passed a law to stop it.
By Travis Waldron on November 21, 2013
Weiner, who has led the union since 2009, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in 2012.