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Here is why a full-time employee is four times less likely to earn time-and-a-half income than in the 1970s.
To do so, he will need to learn from the failures of Obama and Carter.
Many people work more than full time, but few earn extra money anymore. A labor-friendly president promises to change that.
Michael Tubbs, who launched Stockton’s famous universal basic income experiment, discusses his EPIC project with Manuel Pastor, director of USC’s Equity Research Institute.
Fossil fuel interest groups are telling New Mexicans: let us keep drilling or the state’s education system will collapse.
The oil and gas industry could jeopardize federal funding to clean up the state’s thousands of abandoned and leaking wells.
They can leave patients with crippling medical bills. Why are high-deductible insurance plans becoming so popular with employers?
23 California legislators who failed to support clean energy bills have taken a combined $1.58 million from the oil and gas industry.
Some powerful business interests oppose government efforts to ensure free broadband for low-income communities.
What a night it was. On April 21, 300 people gathered at Seventh/Place in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate excellence in social impact journalism and media.
More than 60 million U.S. workers have been shut out of the court system by companies that mandate arbitration in the event of a dispute.
‘Life-changing’ apprenticeship moves low-wage workers into high-paying careers.
Will Gov. Gavin Newsom expand food aid to help those he touted during the pandemic?
Labor and environmentalists seek skill standards to ensure safety, high road jobs.
Proterra picks up riders on the high road to a zero emission future.
A three-part series examines the quality of clean energy jobs, and who gets them, in the Golden State.
The improbable labor win is raising comparisons to thwarted efforts to organize workers in the early 2000s.
Due to decades of wage stagnation, it will take an aggressive set of pro-labor policies for workers to be properly compensated.
The organic and vegetarian meal maker is facing a litany of complaints from employees over workplace abuses.
California tries to address dangerous work conditions, low pay and staff turnover in its care facilities.