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 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.
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.
Jan 9, 2013 The International Labor Organization, a United Nations agency, raised concerns about the legal protections that domestic workers get.
Jan 10, 2013 A sonic tour of Walmart fans and foes as a judge moves a case against Walmart one step forward.
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.