Jan 25, 2013 The report on supplier responsibility from Apple indicates progress on working conditions and excessive overtime requirements at the tech giant's Chinese suppliers, including its largest supplier, Foxconn. But the report also revealed one supplier was employing child workers.
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.
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 28, 2012 A growing number of U.S. companies -- including Wal-mart, Sears, Disney, Dickies, and hip-hop star Sean Comb's clothing line -- have been linked to the deadly garment factory fire in Bangladesh.
Nov 29, 2012 Walmart's flexible supply chain depends on low-wage "permatemp" workers.