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Dave Jamieson

The Bleak Existence Of The Factory Workers Behind Your iPhone

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.24.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A U.S.-based labor watchdog group says it has uncovered disturbing working conditions inside a Chinese factory producing parts for our f...

Will Pope Francis Put His Institution Where His Values Are?

David Morris | Posted 02.17.2015 | Religion
David Morris

When he personally delivers his message on January 1st, I trust the Pope will point out that there is no other institution more capable of generating a "mobilization comparable in size to that of the phenomenon itself" than the one he himself leads.

Approaching the Twilight of the Labor Movement

David Macaray | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business
David Macaray

re these people locked into some sort of time-warp, where they still imagine seeing newsreel footage of union honchos doing the perp-walk? Those days are over.

Burned Factory Was A Known Threat

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business

* Tazreen Fashions was denied fire safety licence * Inspections show other factories not complying * Sup...

The One Thing Shopper's Actually Care About

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 12.03.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- Before purchasing a shirt, shoppers will run their hands over the fabric, look at the price tag and wonder how it will hold up in the wash...

Walmart Admits Connection To Factory Fire

AP | FARID HOSSAIN and JULHAS ALAM | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The garment factory in Bangladesh where a weekend fire killed at least 112 people had been making clothes for Wal-Mart witho...

Would You Answer This Call?

Nisha Varia | Posted 01.09.2012 | Women
Nisha Varia

Anis Hidayah was literally going into labor with her second child when she answered her phone, suspecting it would be a migrant worker needing her help. She was right.

Businesses Can Help Their Employees Beat The Heat

AP | By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG | Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The searing heat this summer is giving small business owners a great opportunity to create some goodwill with their employees. When the h...

Chipotle CEO To Be Protested At CU's Graduation

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.05.2011 | Denver

Chipotle CEO Steve Ells, who is scheduled to give the keynote speech at CU-Boulder's graduation on Friday, may be protested by student groups and alum...