One McDonald’s chain in Chicago received half a million dollars in forgivable federal loans. Then came complaints of COVID-19 safety failures and a deadly outbreak.
The venerated charity is one of the largest providers of drug rehab in the United States. Now former participants are demanding wages for uncompensated “work therapy” at thrift stores.
An analysis of Paycheck Protection Program lending reveals stark disparities across the country. In the LA area, businesses in White neighborhoods received loans at a far higher rate than in Latinx, Black and Asian ones.
The baseball industry created an entire workforce exempt from being paid minimum wage and overtime – and players aren’t the only ones crying foul.
An investigation of wage theft, harassment and intimidation in the care-home industry.
The decision has far reaching implications and could force the federal government to release tens of thousands of workplace injury reports.
The company’s long-simmering tensions with its warehouse workers have spilled over in the coronavirus pandemic.
Farmworkers, grocery store clerks and airline employees are on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. But what’s being done to protect them?
Efforts to create a federal rule to protect workers from infectious diseases have dragged on for decades.
Many low-wage caregivers lack paid sick leave and health care, increasing the risk of exposure for a vulnerable population.