The unionization struggle at a year-old warehouse in Alabama will help shape the future of work.
Are we really going to do this again?
The politics of a $15 minimum wage are increasingly muddled, but some Republicans are gravitating toward a higher base pay, citing the economic needs of working-class Americans.
In Georgia, low-wage service sector workers and their employers are wrestling with the details, and the morality, of a $15 minimum wage.
Getting into the right job is the key.
The senator objects to increasing the minimum wage. He’s taking the wrong lesson from his own experience.
The New York State comptroller’s office details the effects of the pandemic’s devastation and says a full recovery would be made only with government assistance.
The workers who make the Japanese shows the world is binge-watching can earn as little as $200 a month. Many wonder how much longer they can endure it.
An updated forecast by the Bureau of Labor Statistics has alarming news for people with a high school diploma or less.
The restaurant industry is in crisis. But some see how bad things are for servers — including “maskual harassment” — as a unique chance to make life better.
Covid-19 has cemented the e-commerce giant’s hold on the economy — but it has also spurred employees all around the country to organize.
Is $15 an hour too much, or not enough? Fresno, Calif., may be a laboratory for a debate over the minimum wage that is heating up on the national level.
A childhood friend’s deadly mistakes prompt reflection on our country’s — and my own.
The Congressional Budget Office said raising the federal minimum wage to $15 would also increase the deficit, potentially helping the proposal’s prospects of being included in relief legislation.
Booming business during the pandemic hasn’t always meant better wages, and they have largely been left off vaccine priority lists.
A false promise on pay, a desire to get off the corporate career ladder and fraught co-worker bonding over food are all on deck this week.
How President Biden’s proposed stimulus package might affect women and families.
Biden’s Raise the Wage Act should ensure that tipped workers receive fair pay.
Biden can improve the lives of hundreds of thousands with a single executive order.
The deaths of two young employees of Pinduoduo, an e-commerce platform, have reignited longstanding concerns about working conditions at internet giants.
Faced with the urgent need to protect their members and patients from the virus, labor organizations are pushing hospitals to do more.
A Super Bowl matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should not be fiscally possible on paper, but here we are.
Six workers at Hunts Point Market died from Covid, and hundreds fell ill. They say they deserve higher wages after risking their health to supply the city with food.
The president’s latest executive orders include an effort to protect employees who fear for their safety from coronavirus infection at work.
Evidence has a well-known liberal bias.
The Biden administration has an opportunity to restore basic labor protections to the people who deliver our groceries and drive for Uber and Lyft.
The president-elect is rolling out a large spending package aimed at helping battle the virus and alleviate the economic toll it has taken.
Those hard-won gains were never guaranteed to last. Now we’re seeing just how precarious they were all along.
The new year brings another round of increases, nearly a decade after workers started campaigning for higher pay.
An analysis of internal pay data at the San Francisco company Coinbase shows disparities that were much larger than those in the tech industry.
They must reject the politics of austerity and fulfill their commitment to policies that address human needs.
The suit had been brought by Françoise Brougher, Pinterest’s former chief operating officer, who said she was fired after speaking up about mistreatment.
Unequal job losses now will translate into smaller nest eggs and Social Security benefits down the road.
Anticipating a long road to financial recovery, the orchestra has decided on cuts that will gradually lessen.
The findings point to the potential of upward mobility for people without a college degree.
In the White House and elsewhere, the president-elect’s selections are heavy on labor economists and champions of organized labor.
Delivery drivers have been essential to feeding New York, while boosting sales for companies like DoorDash and Uber. But they say work conditions have gotten worse.
The nation, and the Democratic Party, desperately needs a replacement for the tired story that tax cuts drive economic growth.
The company has added 427,300 employees in 10 months, bringing its global work force to more than 1.2 million.
Two court rulings threaten to further entrench distinctions in Japan between “regular” workers and the growing ranks of nonregular employees, many of whom are women.
They were hailed as heroes during the first wave of the pandemic, but wage increases were fleeting, and companies, whose businesses are booming, have been slow to pay out more.
While the targets unquestionably suffer the most, denying people equal opportunities diminishes the finances of millions of Americans.
A task force assembled by M.I.T. examined how technology has changed, and will change, the work force.
Manish Arora was the breakout fashion star of India. Today, his business is in tatters, with a trail of debts. What happened?
New Zealand is pursuing a century-old idea to close the gender pay gap: not equal pay for equal work, but equal pay for work of equal value.
A British equal rights commission found no evidence of illegal pay practices, but said the broadcaster needed to “rebuild trust with women.”
The country’s booming e-commerce sector relies on millions of delivery workers, some of whom are protesting low wages and grueling working conditions.
The technology giant said it had suspended future business with the iPhone assembler Pegatron pending corrective actions. The Taiwanese manufacturer broke rules limiting student employee work hours.
The gig companies wrote new labor laws that are almost impossible to change.