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 28, 2013 When state unemployment benefits run out, federal long-term unemployment payments kick in. But sequester budget cuts could reduce those payments, putting the squeeze on those who can least afford it.
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 11, 2013 “Pure Michigan” has been a popular tourism slogan. But the state is now using it to attract businesses by touting a new law that curbs union power.
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.