Labor News

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Connecticut low wage workers testify for $15 an hour

"I have seen firsthand over the decades the erosion of the middle class in my hometown of Bridgeport, as the income gap has widened more deeply here than almost anywhere else."

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More data to be collected on wage thieves who want federal contracts

Federal contracting officers will begin receiving data on prospective contractors' wage theft records.

 

 

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Move to exempt minor-league ball players from minimum wage law

Maybe it's time for the minor league players to unionize, too.

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Strike! Nearly 1,000 Trump Taj Mahal workers walk-off job

Nearly 1,000 cooks, housekeepers, bellmen and servers from Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., walked off the job today for a livable wage.

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Domestic workers see gains, yet struggle for decent work

"I do housework, cooking, gardening, take care of the children," said domestic worker Amma, who is forced to sleep in a garage; "I receive insults like, 'You are an animal.'"

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Coalition forms to combat wage theft in Minnesota

The new wage theft coalition will focus on identifying and implementing solutions.

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Wage theft, labor law-breaking force L.A. port truckers into another strike

Can you imagine working five weeks in a row and earning nothing?

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Maryland enacts tough equal pay law

The new law protects poor women, women of color, and transgender individuals from discrimination.

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High court upholds Seattleā€™s $15 minimum wage ordinance

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a judicial win - even if only in one big city - to the "Fight for 15 and a union" movement.

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California janitors ready to strike

Over 20,000 janitors statewide call for a strike against unfair labor practices by janitorial companies who contract with some of the most high-priced real estate owners.

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