Women's organizations, activists, and lawmakers launched a women's economic intiative that includes not just reproductive rights but pay equity, good jobs, and economic justice.
Some Internet companies misclassify their workers as "independent contractors," thereby paying them far less than the federal minimum wage.
"The right to a safe job is a fundamental worker right. All workers should be able to go to work and return home safely at the end of the day."
LOS ANGELES - At its 2013 convention here Sept. 11 the AFL-CIO passed a strongly worded resolution calling for an end to on-the-job discrimination against gay people.
The nation's prison population exploded from 500,000 to 2.2 million between 1980 and 2011, in the decades since the for-profit business of incarceration was born.