On Feb. 6, 1919, half of Seattle’s workforce went on strike over a demand for higher wages. A labor historian explains why it matters 100 years later.
Two labor negotiation experts explain how a 2015 dispute that seemed intractable got resolved, with important lessons for the partial government shutdown.
Because many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, the loss of even one can be a big financial blow for a family.
Ontario's Conservative government, despite its "for the people" slogan, is repealing basic protections for the province's most vulnerable workers.
The walkout by thousands of Google employees around the world was historic, both because of who was protesting and what their demands were. It may even mark the start of something new.
A legal loophole could grant computer systems many legal rights people have – threatening human rights and dignity and setting up some real legal and moral problems.
Tips help, but government policy should focus on progression and skills first.
While pay and profit are not irrelevant in employees’ work decisions, there are other motivators.
As Iran struggles under another round of international sanctions, a widening social gap is putting President Hassan Rouhani's government under pressure.
All companies with over 250 employees would be required to have one third of its board comprised of employee representatives.
With the unemployment rate at about the lowest level in almost 50 years, how much lower could it go? An economist explains.
Many millions are in need of short-term credit to supplement poor and exploitative pay.
Our 'Tony Stark' image of tech moguls is obscuring the talent and toil of ordinary workers, and inflating the egos of the bosses.
Managers work tirelessly to modernise offices, innovate and cut costs, but what really boosts employee performance? The answer is the scientific method: design, test, and measure.
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
And it doesn't involve immigrant bashing. Quite the opposite.
Paramedics face traumatic situations every day. They need policies to ensure support is provided in the immediate aftermath of trauma, and early access to mental health care.
Global activism has played a big role in outlawing unpaid internships. Here's how protests and social media shaming spurred negative media coverage of unpaid internships.
Courts have created three legal barriers that have made it much harder for workers to complain to their employers about sexual harassment.
A new generation of workers are joining trade unions and using social media to hold big employers to account.