[caption id="attachment_6328" align="alignright" width="300"] Gap joins other major retailer in giving workers more flexibility.[/caption] Worker’s rights are gaining steam in the U.S. economy. In a huge win for workers, clothing retailer The Gap just announced that all five of its brands will ...
On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to companies over workers, ruling that employers are not obligated to pay workers for extra time spent in security checks at the end of their shifts. The case emerged from workers in an Amazon.com Inc. warehousing contractor, Integrity Staffing Solu...
Earlier today, President Obama rolled out his plan for increasing overtime pay protections for millions of American workers. The president and others have argued that if more workers get bigger paychecks, they will spend more and fuel wider economic growth. Yet opponents charge that this will promp...
The U.S. has more than 2 million home care workers, and yet this important sector of the labor force has never been covered under minimum wage and overtime laws. However, under new federal regulations announced this week by the Obama administration, that will change in January of 2015. The new rule...