NLRB says McDonald's can be considered joint-employer

Jul 30, 2014
The ruling is a step forward for workers campaigning for $15 an hour in wages.

At Walmart labor protests, striking isn't the point

Jun 4, 2014
The Walmart protests are a far cry from labor movements that organized the country’s major industries.

One thing college graduates can look forward to? Low wages and part-time jobs

Jan 9, 2014
We know about the tough job market for recent college grads, but a new report from the New York Fed finds there's a long history of high unemployment after graduation, going back decades.

Who mows the lawn? The invisible golf course worker

Nov 12, 2013
The golf course business in the U.S. would collapse without low-wage work, according to a new investigative series in Golf Digest.
A groundskeeper waters flowers.
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