May 30, 2013 Walmart employees and other low-wage workers hope the spotlight on U.S. companies in Bangladesh galvanizes support for their campaigns at home.
Aug 8, 2013 The solution to garment industry worker abuses could lay in the hands of an unexpected retailer.
May 17, 2013 It's no surprise farmers and home builders want more immigrant labor, but horse breeders?
May 10, 2013 Emigrants are estimated to have $400 billion in savings, and some are investing the money at home.
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.
May 9, 2013 Tucked away in the 844-page immigration bill is a provision that could thwart citizenship hopes for many undocumented workers.
May 8, 2013 Critics say immigration reform would cost the government trillions in safety net spending. Commentator Robert Reich says it would actually generate more revenue.
May 8, 2013 More than a million foreigners flocked to Germany for work last year, the biggest influx since 1995. Most of the migrants were from Eastern Europe, but many came from recession-hit countries elsewhere in the euro zone.
May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.
Apr 29, 2013 Go behind the scenes of our investigation into Chicago's underworld of labor brokers, known as "raiteros," who charge workers fees, pushing their pay below minimum wage.