Jan 29, 2013 Some economists predict immigration reform will have little effect on wages -- and might even bring higher pay.
Jan 18, 2013 Asking Chicagoans what it means to make it in America in today's economy.
Jan 18, 2013 High school principal Elizabeth Dozier discusses the difficulties in providing opportunities for public school students in urban centers, such as Chicago.
Jan 18, 2013 Chicago is a comedy capital, of sorts. Some of "Saturday Night Live"'s most famous comedians started in Chicago, many at the famed Second City comedy club. Sean Flannery is one comedian 'making it' in America; his show "Never Been To Paris" continues to sell out.
Feb 27, 2013 Singer Syl Johnson beat the odds he sang about, but barriers still restrain black economic mobility
Jan 15, 2013 If drivers walk off the job, more than 150,000 students could be looking for a ride to school.
Jan 9, 2013 The International Labor Organization, a United Nations agency, raised concerns about the legal protections that domestic workers get.
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.