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California looks to ease the strain put on its vulnerable undocumented workforce.
The view from Lemon Hill, a working-class community where stress and anxiety rule the day.
Divisions deepen as America waits for the official Supreme Court ruling.
‘Here’s the core of it. There ain’t going to be any jobs on a dead planet.’
Striking down ‘Roe v. Wade’ will lead to further health inequities.
A patchwork of different rules decide which workers earn time and a half around the country.
How employers get away with denying workers income they used to earn.
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?