Labor's clout is being put to a new test by a voter referendum in Missouri over whether the state should ban compulsory union fees in all private-sector workplaces.
In its latest major ruling affecting corporate America, the Supreme Court split 5-4 in upholding the practice of arbitration, a blow for workers' ability to take collective legal action against their employers. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins…
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump ran on a platform of job creation and drew support from many blue-collar workers concerned about employment and stagnant wages. So how is the president doing in keeping his promise to revitalize jobs in America? William Brangham talks…
By Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo
At 4.3 percent, the unemployment rate is at its lowest level since 2001. But left out of this figure are people who are working part time or fewer hours than they desire -- - the underemployed. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker…
By Andrew Wagner
Abundant Robotics has built an automated apple picker, which could make agricultural labor shortages a thing of the past.
By Mary Babic, Barbara Gault
It’s time that women get access to the full array of jobs in our economy and that they get paid what they are worth everywhere they work.
By Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press
Small business owners who want to make it easy for their staffers to vote are giving them flex time, balloting breaks, or, like Hollywood, opening late.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Donald Trump blames Mexico and China for stealing millions of jobs from the United States. He might want to bash the robots instead.
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Like other states, South Carolina has seen its traditional industries decimated by automation and globalization, as low-skilled factory jobs disappeared or migrated to low-cost labor countries. Now, the state is building a robust, high-skilled factory base, returning manufacturing jobs to…
By Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press
Donald Trump says he won't stand for it if it turns out some of his hats labeled "Made in USA" actually weren't made entirely in the USA.
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