July 20, 2023 -
An Arkansas law that goes into effect Aug. 1 weakens oversight on minors in the workplace. Advocates fear that immigrant children employed in agricultural industries are most vulnerable.
September 1, 2022 -
When North Carolina tobacco companies began manufacturing cigarettes in the 1880s, they needed skilled rollers, so they turned to Jewish immigrants on strike at cigarette factories in New York City. The bosses thought the workers wouldn't dare organize in the union-hostile South, but they were proven wrong.
December 19, 2011 -
A new report from Good Jobs First makes the case that state programs offering corporations financial incentives to keep or create jobs need tougher oversight.