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Legalization won't lift all laborers

Mar 7, 2014
Undocumented workers likely will not leave current jobs even when they can work here legally -- part of our series, City of Dreams.
Posted In: immigration reform, labor

Forced labor, prostitution continues at U.S.-Mexico border

Feb 24, 2014
People, mostly women, are sold and forced into labor or sex.
Posted In: labor, forced, prostitution, border, San Diego, california

It's Monday. Let's talk about stress.

Feb 10, 2014
The Marketplace Datebook for February 11th.
Posted In: stress, labor, commerce

$40 million fund created for Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Dec 24, 2013
Global retailers, labor groups, and the Bangladeshi government have set aside $40 million for victims of the Rana Plaza collapse.
Posted In: Bangladesh, garment factory, labor

Could the Supreme Court deal another blow to unions?

Nov 13, 2013
The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case that could weaken union-organizing efforts.
Posted In: unions, labor, blue collar, Supreme Court, scotus

New campaign to help Bangladeshi workers

Oct 22, 2013
Six months after a factory collapse killed 1,100 people, there's a new international effort to help improve working conditions for garment workers in Bangladesh.
Posted In: Bangladesh, labor, clothing

A day in the life of a Federal mediator for the BART strike

Oct 18, 2013
It takes a lot of people skills and knowledge of the intricacies of labor contracts to be a Federal mediator, like those called in to try to resolve the BART strike in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Posted In: labor, mediators, BART

Should steelworkers get paid to get dressed? The Supreme Court will rule on it

Oct 14, 2013
In November, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that hinges on the definition of clothing.
Posted In: Supreme Court, steelworker, labor

Fast food strike: Of walk outs and drive-throughs

Aug 29, 2013
Fast food workers across the country are walking off the job today. Workers are demanding $15 an hour.
Posted In: fast food, McDonald's, minimum wage, labor, strike

Twinkie workers are back on the job, but making less

Jul 30, 2013
Twinkie bakers follow in the footsteps of foundry workers, baggage handlers, and others, as restructured companies hire employees back at lower wages.
Posted In: Jobs, Labor Unions, labor, union, Twinkies

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