A major LA labor activist says workers should trade the higher minimum wage for the ability to collectively bargain.
We talked to the New York Times reporter who spent a year investigating the true cost of manicures in New York.
His new book looks at how the American government, banks, and intelligence agencies enforce a very covert and modern type of imperialism.
An investigation commissioned by the university and the United Arab Emirates found that a third of laborers on the project were exempt from rules meant to protect them.
Inside a corral of golden contradictions, disgusting food, and good ol' fashioned American gluttony.
What began as protests for higher wages and unions has turned into a social justice movement that aims to rally low-wage workers against systemic inequality.
Is the increased support for the Greens' merely disaffected voters turning away from the major parties, or a sign that the Australian electorate is turning towards more progressive ideals?
The state has tripled land clearing since 2010. We look at whether that will change under their new government.
With a new Queensland government, the reef is also under new management. We spoke to Environment Minister Steven Miles about dredging, climate change, and feeling optimistic.
Part-time professors say that they struggle to earn a living wage, often have to take second jobs, and are sometimes just a canceled class away from real poverty.
Canberra responded to a damning report from the Australian Human Rights Commission by attacking the Commission's president and avoiding the issue altogether.
Let us help you understand what is actually happening in Canberra.
A culture of overwork is worrying government officials, who are on the brink of forcing the country's workaholics to chill out before they die from overwork.
Village Roadshow donated more than $500,000 to both political parties in the hope someone will help them stop you stealing TV shows.
It's all about the economy, there's not much word on the environment or bikie laws, and Tony Abbott has been a complete no-show.
Interviews with numerous former and current ESL teachers at public and private schools in China found that nearly every teacher had been subjected to one or many labor abuses.
Unrest within government ranks and terror at the prospect of a Labor win in 2016 might lead to political regicide. Or Tonecide.
Dancers I spoke with complained of unreasonably long hours and a pattern of dehumanizing behavior by management that ranged from throwing away a dancer's non-vegan food to groping and spanking.
Republicans in Kentucky have opened up a new frontier in the war on labor, pushing through county right-to-work ordinances that put the fate of union workers in the hands of local, rather than state, governments.
Each holiday season, NYC sidewalks host fresh faces from Quebec, young bohemians hocking Douglas Firs to wealthy locals.
Dec 4, 2014
Some questions, some analysis, no answers.
This fashion shoot is conclusive proof that pregnant women really do "glow."
A high-profile Uber executive suggested that the company should spend $1 million digging up dirt on journalists. We're not surprised.
With fliers, menus, and business cards serving as their advertising arsenal, these street workers—mostly immigrant men—struggle to survive in America's largest city.