labor laws

"These children need this. They don't have anywhere else to go.” Only 55% of child farmworkers graduate from high school because many have no choice but to work in the fields. The East Coast Migrant Head Start Project is trying to change that.
©Violeta Ayala #manif15sept Thousands of protestors that ranged in ages and races and included children in prams walked towards
Cinderella would protest unfair labor laws and Belle would do feminist book readings.
None of this changes the fact that the American political conversation this election season is being driven by the widely
In recent weeks France has faced strikes and protests as the battle has come to their terrain, over a new, sweeping labor law. Among other provisions, the law would weaken workers' protections regarding overtime pay, the length of the work week, and job security.
It's so convenient during summer lunch hours or just after work to pop into a nail salon for an inexpensive manicure or pedicure
The goal for all working families remains a secure, sustainable job and a real improvement in our standard of living. Here's how we get there.
What's Going On? The U.S. Department of Labor's proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on July 6, 2015. The
Jeff Lockhart was an integral part of Virginia's Bass Culture. Even though he suffered an untimely death, the community continues to remember him, three years later.
When considering the biggest sports law issues making news lately, virtually all of them derive from disagreements between employees and employers. A critical question has always been, to what extent should employees have a say in how their workplace operates?
Let us hope that we do not have to wait for a new version of the Fair Labor Standards Act to be enacted before the 21st century worker is given some relief from an impossible work schedule so that death does not precede retirement.
Chronicling President Barack Obama's constitutional usurpations is like memorializing the sins of the Borgia Popes. They benumb by repetition. The latest is Mr. Obama's imminent issuance of an executive order usurping congressional authority to enact labor laws.
In its third season with Netflix, Orange Is the New Black has had a significant effect on America's consciousness regarding: race, women and incarceration, and transgender issues.
Where's your outrage, Mr. President, when the New York Times just reported that at least 250 Disney World employees have been discharged, with many forced to train their own foreign replacements that have temporary H-IB work visas?
It's a matter of common sense that the shortcuts we take to avoid paying large sums of money mean that someone somewhere is being exploited for that price tag to be what it is.
2:00 a.m. is for sleeping, not for emailing with your boss.
Exposés like the Times' series on nail salon workers, and the other investigative research that came before it, can help shift consciousness. But what's also required is a power shift. A true transformation will require a broad social movement with the power to bring government back on the side of working families.
In New York -- where the typical price of a manicure is around half of the national average of $20 -- manicurists are often
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