workers rights

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the new law makes it "crystal clear to anyone who may still have doubts that New York has zero tolerance for bigotry of any kind."
The legislation would ensure basic workplace standards for nannies and house cleaners, including overtime pay and protection from sexual harassment.
Some Las Vegas casino magnates are asking Congress to fix an apparent flub in the tax law. Lawmakers are telling them to bargain with their workers first.
The bureaucratic nightmare of holding employers accountable for wage theft is a glimpse into America's two-tiered justice system.
The company is facing a flood of arbitration cases over alleged wage theft. A judge called the company's efforts to block them "unseemly."
The tool that helped power OUR Walmart is now expanding to other companies and labor groups.
Jimmy John's, Arby's, Cinnabon, Auntie Anne's, McDonald's, Buffalo Wild Wings and Carl's Jr. have agreed to drop their controversial "no poach" provisions.
We're going to see a whole lot more of these "voluntary" agreements after last week's Supreme Court ruling.
The burrito chain has asked a court to exclude 2,814 workers from a massive wage theft lawsuit because they signed mandatory arbitration agreements.
Automation may put millions of garment workers in the developing world out of a job.
I work for an airline that reported $2.1 billion in profits in 2017, and I can’t save money.
The fast food chain maintains that its own "rigorous" internal auditing system protects workers from abuse.
Activists celebrated the decision, but remain concerned about the welfare of workers in hog plants.
The president's appointees on the labor board just made it harder for workers to fight big chains like McDonald's.
The hospitality union Unite Here plans demonstrations in 40 cities: "We need protections for the workers who drive this industry."
States are helping workers, even as the Trump administration tries to roll back protections.