In some sectors, like leisure and hospitality, workers have been quitting and changing jobs, allowing them move into higher-paid positions.
Low-wage workers are least likely to get paid time off and often have less predictable, flexible schedules.
The president-elect is expected to roll back Trump administration rulings.
Employment remains below pre-pandemic levels, and as recently reopened businesses re-close, more job losses are on the way.
There's no such thing as "discount luxury" — someone pays the price.
For the past two years, Apple has allowed independent inspectors to examine factory conditions for the Chinese workers who make iPads, iPhones, and the company's other iconic products. Today, the Fair Labor Association released its final report on three factories run by the Apple supplier Foxconn.
A new study links citizenship for undocumented workers to better pay and working conditions. But other experts say newly legalized low-wage workers still run the risk of poor treatment on the job.