The closely watched proposal could have national implications as lawmakers, businesses and unions confront the changing nature of work and the rise of the so-called gig economy.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
As farmers markets and the organic food movement boom, farm workers continue to be some of the most disadvantaged in the country.
By Kamala Kelkar
Seattle leaders have proposed new rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance and compensate workers for some last-minute changes.
By Phuong Lee, Associated Press
Three major U.S. automakers, including General Motors, are negotiating with United Auto Workers on wages, pension plans and health care. Analysts talk about what the industry hopes to achieve.
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