Women and African Americans dropped out of the labor market offsetting the number of people who claimed that they were unemployed. Women and African Americans are giving up on finding a job, as wages remain very low says AFL-CIO Chief Economist
A recent ‘win’ for Hopkins nurses underscores the weaknesses of US labor law
The GM plant in Oshawa has shrunk from 23,000 jobs in early 1980’s to 300 today. Taxpayers bailed out GM to save jobs and productive capacity. A democratic just transition that saves the community and the jobs are possible, says former Assistant to the President of the Canadian Autoworkers Union, Sam Gindin
Bill Black describes how OSHA’s few underfunded inspectors can’t do their jobs, and prosecutors don’t prosecute businesses for non-compliance
As student occupation continues, professors join in calls for the university to abandon plan for armed police
Maryland’s legislature overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of what critics describe as a watered-down minimum wage proposal
The minimum wage for small businesses won’t reach $15 until July 2026 and untipped workers are excluded
Foxconn promised to bring 13,000 factory jobs to Wisconsin in return for huge incentives. Wisconsin has made itself ready, bulldozing farmland. But now progress has stalled and the jobs are nowhere to be seen. So who pays the price for a floundering deal?