Workers’ rights advocates weren’t expecting 15 Republicans to vote in favor of giving American workers the chance to earn paid sick days, as they did last month.
The federal labor law agency announced it was considering a rule change that would allow unions in so-called “right-to-work” states to process grievance fees for non-members.
A potential class action lawsuit in California accuses the retail giant of intentionally misclassifying workers to avoid overtime pay.
Banning transgender employees from using restrooms consistent with their gender identities violates federal civil rights laws, an agency ruled.
It will take more than a college degree to lift women out of poverty, according to a new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.
The bill would allow employees to “voluntarily choose” to give up their legally-mandated one day off per calendar week.
Monday marked an important step in a landmark labor case that could bring greater corporate accountability and worker protections, as a federal agency moved to consider whether McDonald’s should be held responsible for what employees call poor working conditions.
New York tipped workers will soon see a substantial wage increase, but the increase is not nearly enough to raise more workers out of poverty, to compensate their labor fairly, and to reduce the pressure to tolerate hostile work environments or else lose out on tips.
The lawsuit seeks to block a Seattle ordinance that boosts the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
The Wisconsin legislature on Friday approved a “right-to-work” bill that will bar unions from requiring workers to join or pay union fees. The measure, which passed the state legislature by a 62-35 vote after an all-night debate, will now go to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s desk for approval.