Gov. Cuomo is creating a task force to investigate nail salons around New York, following a report of widespread exploitation.
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors decision increases funding for community-based programs helping people when they return home.
The Labor Council's statement called incarceration "a labor issue," and urged Alameda County to "be a leader and a model in California"
All senior U.S. officials and CIA agents who authorized or carried out torture like waterboarding must be prosecuted, top U.N. officials said Wednesday.
San Jose, which advertises itself as "the capital of Silicon Valley," has one of the highest housing costs in the nation, as well as - not coincidentally - one of the highest rates of homelessness.
The new law center is specifically for Muslims in the United States facing constitutional and civil rights violations.
Ai-jen Poo is a labor organizer whose compelling vision is transforming the landscape of working conditions and labor standards for domestic or private-household workers.
Imagine coming home from work or school and not having access to water for cooking dinner, or not being able to take a shower after a hard day's work.
"Gender identity" is now a protected category in Orlando's human rights ordinances along with age, color, handicap, marital status, national origin, race, religion and sex.
The "crisis" appears to be shrinking: 85 percent of the 57,000 child migrants have now been placed with parents, other family members or sponsors living in the United States.