Rampant secrecy about pay, often written into employers' rules and "employee handbooks," helps fuel pay discrimination against women on the job, a panel of equal pay advocates says.
Around 40 percent of all the hourly-wage workers in Philadelphia have no sick days. The bill, if it becomes law, would enable workers to earn one hour of paid sick time for every 40 hours worked.
Hundreds of labor, faith and community activists are demanding a fair labor contract for union grocery workers at three supermarkets in the Los Angeles area.
The top enforcement official of the National Labor Relations Board is telling his regional officers to look at employers' "inability to pay" claims and at specific union demands for financial data, simultaneously.
Defending the middle class has become a central theme in labor's fightback.
Call Georgia's anti-immigrant law "racial profiling" that threatens to turn Georgia into "a police state."
The Republicans are facing the recalls because of their support for Gov. Walker's bill killing collective bargaining rights for public workers.