Stacey Vanek Smith
May 30, 2014 The world's biggest coffee producing country has been hit with a major drought. And the effects are trickling around the world.
May 15, 2014 The push for raising fast food worker wages has gone global.
May 7, 2014 Labor unions in Bangladesh continue to struggle for expanded worker rights.
Mar 27, 2014 A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern football players are employees of the school and can vote on whether they want the representation of a labor organization.
Feb 11, 2014 Autoworkers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee vote on whether to have union representation.
Jan 13, 2014 Volkswagen says it plans to invest billions in North America. The VW brand, which continues to achieve low U.S. quality scores, says the bold move was a sign of a new commitment to the market.
Nov 28, 2013 Today, the Japan Nikkei Index went up another 1.8 percent to get very close to a six year high.
Nov 13, 2013 The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case that could weaken union-organizing efforts.
Oct 28, 2013 The BBC's Tom Burridge takes the temperature of Spaniards in Madrid over allegations of NSA call-monitoring.
Sep 4, 2013 'Worker's councils' will be like labor unions-lite.