Dec 5, 2013 Fast food workers across America are striking today, asking for $15 an hour. Their employers may not be sympathetic to their cause, but they have a friend in the White House.
Dec 4, 2013 President Obama wants to raise the minimum wage. Good idea?
Nov 19, 2013 A byproduct of refining gasoline clouds the skies of a South Side Chicago neighborhood.
Nov 13, 2013 The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case that could weaken union-organizing efforts.
Oct 22, 2013 Six months after a factory collapse killed 1,100 people, there's a new international effort to help improve working conditions for garment workers in Bangladesh.
Oct 18, 2013 It takes a lot of people skills and knowledge of the intricacies of labor contracts to be a Federal mediator, like those called in to try to resolve the BART strike in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Oct 18, 2013 In November, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that hinges on the definition of clothing.
Oct 11, 2013 We all need to eat. You'd think that would make the supermarket business a sure thing. You'd be wrong.
Oct 30, 2013 Chicago’s effort to rebuild its water system has run into a problem: it’s replacing lead pipes, and lead is seeping into the water supply.