February 2, 2015 -
There's a connection between the way restaurant servers are paid and the high rate of sexual harassment they experience.
September 22, 2014 -
In the largest union vote in the country this year, 86 percent of passenger service agents voted in a favor of a union that will cover 14,500 workers, more than half in the South.
April 3, 2014 -
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers had been talking to Walmart, but it's the first company to sign up before any public protests. Organizers say the now up-and-running Fair Food Program made the difference.
July 31, 2013 -
The Arkansas-based retail giant is disciplining and firing workers who participated in a strike in June. While the firings are almost certainly illegal, congressional Republicans have declawed the national labor board, leaving it without a quorum to conduct business.
February 15, 2013 -
With the fight over the Keystone XL pipeline intensifying, the old argument that unions must choose between jobs and the environment is losing its grip as climate change becomes more evident and more urgent.
February 5, 2013 -
Attempts to unionize Walmart stores have been met with firings, outsourcing, and even closings. Now employees of the Arkansas-based retail giant are exercising their rights to redress grievances together -- whether or not a majority can be rallied to support the effort.
May 30, 2012 -
A lawsuit charges the Florida-based corporation that operates Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Longhorn Steakhouse, Capital Grille and other restaurants with stealing wages and firing black workers because of their race.