COVID-19 outbreaks have occurred at more than 100 US meatpacking plants. Geography, workforce demographics and economic concentration make it hard for workers to fight for better conditions.
Bill Shorten's promise to tighten the visa system for short-term skilled migrants won't do anything for local jobs or wages.
Mexico's new president has reduced his own salary and demanded that all federal workers
– including lawmakers and judges – take a massive pay cut, too. That may be illegal.
While pay and profit are not irrelevant in employees’ work decisions, there are other motivators.
All companies with over 250 employees would be required to have one third of its board comprised of employee representatives.
And it doesn't involve immigrant bashing. Quite the opposite.
Work dominates many of our lives, often in ways that are detrimental to our health and well-being.
The Working Time Directive enshrines legal rights to rest periods, paid holidays and a maximum 48-hour working week.
When people get locked into the gig economy, it adversely affects other areas of their lives, from health to housing
New legislation has forced stronger action and might see the first walkout at Threadneedle Street in more than 50 years.
A new generation of workers has underpinned a successful election for Jeremy Corbyn. But can they be harnessed to recreate the power of the poll tax protests?
With Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the high court, conservatives regain their 5-4 majority, which will likely benefit employers over workers.
Gig workers need to be aware of their contract terms and band together in order to maintain their working rights and pay.
A group of experts dissect what the re-introduction of the ABCC means for the construction industry and its workers.
Ride-sharing app Uber is facing a new wave of legal claims after a landmark ruling on work conditions. But any triumphalism is deeply premature.
Life is a lot different for the flexible working creative class and the call centre worker on a zero-hours contract.
A High Street store may give Theresa May the model for bolstering the role of employees in how companies are run.
The government's changes to the so called "backpacker tax" will mean these holidaying workers will have less super than other temporary workers in Australia, creating even more inequality.
The roll out of the NDIS means disability service providers and the people they employ are exposed to more market forces and this could result in protection for workers.
Moves to criminalise sex work are facing tough opposition from those in the industry.