May 9, 2013 New York's City Council has approved a bill requiring employers with 15 or more employees to offer five paid sick days per year to their employees. The bill, passed by a veto-proof majority, is the latest in a series of cities to take up the idea.
Michael Grabell, ProPublica
Apr 30, 2013 ProPublica and Marketplace team up for a special investigation into an underworld of labor brokers, known as "raiteros," who charge worker fees, pushing their pay below minimum wage.
Apr 22, 2013 The pet projects of the immigration bill being worked on in Congress.
Apr 11, 2013 While Congress struggles with gun legislation in the wake of Newtown, states and municipalities are taking the lead, many with tax proposals
Mar 22, 2013 Mayors along the Mississippi River say more funding is needed to shore up aging infrastructure.
Apr 2, 2013 On Thursday, American Airlines and US Airways officially announced their long-rumored merger. And Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said it made a match with Ketchup giant Heinz, in a deal worth billions.
Feb 13, 2013 In a twist, former employees who'd been duped out of overtime pay become part-owners of a Harvard Square pizzeria.
Jan 29, 2013 Some economists predict immigration reform will have little effect on wages -- and might even bring higher pay.
Jan 15, 2013 If drivers walk off the job, more than 150,000 students could be looking for a ride to school.