Labor

Original Reporting | Kevin C. Brown | Alternative models, Labor
Dec. 21, 2011 ­— American autoworkers are constantly told that high-wage work is an unsustainable relic in the face of a hyper-competitive, globalized marketplace. Apostles of neo-liberal economic...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Economy, Employment, Labor
Nov. 9, 2011 — The many impacts of unemployment — including social and psychological ones — have long been catalogued. But much less is known about the consequences of “underemployment.” Millions of...view
| Kevin C. Brown | History, Labor
Nov. 1, 2011 — As Occupy Wall Street swept across the country and the world, Scott R. Nelson, labor and economic historian, and professor at The College of William and Mary in Virginia, discussed...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Corporate influence, Globalization, Labor
Oct. 25, 2011 — This visualization originally appeared in connection with the story Looking at a consulting firm’s facade of objectivity.   view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Corporate influence, Globalization, Labor
Oct. 25, 2011 — In August, when Boston Consulting Group, one of the world’s leading business consulting firms, released a relatively optimistic report on the future of manufacturing in America, that...view
Story Repair | Margaret Moslander | Labor, Regulation
Oct. 12, 2011 — New regulations from the Department of Labor, some nearing adoption and others already adopted and awaiting implementation, will raise living standards for H-2B workers — the tens of...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Labor, Politics, Religion
Sept. 27, 2011 — Univeristy of Georgia historian Bethany Moreton discusses her book, “To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise.” While closely following the history of...view
Leads | Remapping Debate | Labor, Regulation
Sept. 21, 2011 — In recent years, the effort to ease the process by which workers can elect to be represented by a union has focused on passing the Employee Free Choice Act, under which union...view
Map & Data Resources | Abby Ferla | Employment, Labor
Sept. 21, 2011 — General Motors and the United Auto Workers just agreed on a new four-year contract. To try and put the agreement in context, we utilized historical wage data provided by the UAW....view
Press Criticism | Craig Gurian | Employment, Labor
Sept. 14, 2011 — It was disorienting to read yesterday’s article on the temporary two-tier wage structure in the auto industry that appears on its way to no longer being temporary. I thought I...view

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