Plaintiffs in age discrimination cases often find it difficult to prove their cases. Now, a Supreme Court case could further undermine workplace protections available to victims.
If government and business collaborate with workers, a scholar of labor relations writes, current economic problems could get less severe, the recovery smoother and lasting prosperity more likely.
A workplace scholar addresses some common questions workers may have about taking time off due to COVID-19.
A reduction in OSHA inspectors may lead to a reduction in workplace safety.
Unemployment insurance could soften the blow if the COVID-19 outbreak takes hold in the US. But the system currently isn't designed to help workers in a pandemic.
The more businesses encourage their employees to sleep well, the better their employees perform.
Co-working spaces have become popular since they were created in 2005, allowing self-employed workers to have a professional space outside an office and avoid isolation. But does it really work?
The technician who gave you that shiny manicure may be inhaling dangerous levels of toxic chemicals on the job.
Three federal public policy changes impacting employed and contingent workers could significantly buffer anticipated impacts of automation, Artificial Intelligence and a changing economy.
The odds are stacked against the striking workers at General Motors. A sociologist who's studied the decline of the US auto industry explains why.
Hillary Clinton arguably lost in 2020 because she took workers for granted. Will Democrats make the same mistake again?
A growing number of jobs are becoming less stable, with fewer benefits and stagnating wages. This is taking a significant toll on the psychological health of workers.
Back in 1989, workers joined students in pro-democracy protests. Now students are joining workers agitating for better conditions.
Trump claims the tariffs he’s imposed on imports from China and elsewhere are saving US industries and jobs. The data offers a murkier picture.
Drivers for Uber, one of the most successful companies in the gig economy are set to strike by turning their apps off for one day this week as their company prepares for its IPO.
American employers routinely violate workers' rights. A Bernie Sanders presidency could change that.
Two management experts devised a new way to predict whether your job is likely to get stolen by a robot – and what you can do about it.
While some alarmists predict AI will decimate the workforce, the truth is concerted action by leaders in labor, business, government and education can ensure workers aren't replaced by robots.
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.