Republicans want to restrict cities from creating their own labor laws
The fight for a higher minimum wage and paid sick leave has been gaining traction in progressive cities across the U.S. - but some conservative state legislatures, such as Minnesota’s, have found a way to rein in cities progressive impulse.
Bangladeshi Sweatshops Continue to Imperil Workers’ Lives
In 2013, the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed, killing more than 1,100 Bangladeshi workers. Despite the news coverage, sweatshops aren't much better today.