Workers with disabilities face higher unemployment, earn less income, and are more likely to be forced to work part-time, says the first-ever report on the subject by the U.S. government.
Their hair is gray, some use walkers or canes, but that didn't stop them from rallying to support 38 workers "replaced" during a contract dispute.
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been asked to probe Disney's discrimination against a Muslim woman worker.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Is Disney policy part of the Islamophobia being trumpeted by the ultra-right?
In a first for their industry, workers at a non-union hotel went out on a one-day strike Aug. 9 to protest years of being denied the right to take breaks.
Tory Moore, from Kankakee, Ill., worked as a temp warehouse worker for six years before he was fired in December 2009, after standing up for his rights.
"Leading alcoholic beverage-lifestyle" superstore BevMo! offers job-seekers "fun, fast-paced and constantly changing work experiences" - but workers say the reality is different.
The complaint, filed last week, is the first time the U.S. has pursued a labor rights case against a free-trade partner.
WASHINGTON - President Obama spent the morning of his birthday asking labor leaders to do everything they can to prevent a Republican takeover of Congress in November.
WASHINGTON - The nation's labor leaders, meeting here, are hammering out a plan to prevent "the nightmare" that would result from a Republican takeover of Congress.