Jan 4, 2013 Imagine working and not getting paid for it. It's more common than you might think. Wage theft happens when companies cheat workers out of earned income. Labor advocate Kim Bobo talks about the pervasiveness of this problem and how to fight it.
Dec 28, 2012 As we all patiently await the new year -- and the fiscal cliff -- what will happen to the labor force remains unclear. But there are some clues as to what we can expect.
Dec 26, 2012 The latest figures on the U.S. housing market show a turnaround is taking hold. But Chicago is a stubborn outlier on the road to recovery.
Dec 12, 2012 A few bucks an hour more for low-wage workers can raise prices, but also boost economic growth for the country overall.
Dec 7, 2012 Michigan is likely to join 23 other states with 'right-to-work' laws. Republicans passed legislation yesterday through the state's House and Senate amid strong opposition from unions.
Nov 30, 2012 Lawyers say Walmart can be held accountable for working conditions, despite contracting out operations and staffing.
Nov 29, 2012 A walk-out by workers at several fast-food chains in New York marks latest effort to organize an industry with high worker turnover.
Nov 29, 2012 Walmart's flexible supply chain depends on low-wage "permatemp" workers.
Nov 27, 2012 Bangladesh is holding a day of mourning following a deadly garment factory fire. It has emerged the factory was making products for western companies, including Wal-Mart.