iOS app Android app

Labor Violations

Dave Jamieson

Obama Gets Tough On Worker Rights With Trade Partner | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States accused Guatemala this week of failing to live up to the labor standards spelled out in the countries' trade agreement...

Dave Jamieson

Subway Franchisee Has Inventive Scheme To Avoid Paying Workers | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A former Subway sandwich maker in Washington claims his employer used an inventive scheme to avoid paying him overtime: Creating fiction...

Dave Jamieson

No Justice, No Piece | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.30.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If dishing out pizza to an endless stream of drunken D.C. bar-goers strikes you as a trying job, Jose Luis Ormeno might tell you it's ev...

McViolation: How American Fast Food Operators Break the Law

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics
Julie Gutman Dickinson

Labor Day may be over, but if the recent strikes in 60 cities are any indication, fast food workers intend to keep turning up the heat on a vast American industry built around poverty wages.

You're Probably Not 'Qualified' To Make iPhones In Abusive Factories: Report

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.29.2013 | Technology

In a damning report released by a labor watchdog uncovered a stunning number of abuses at three Chinese factories that make iPhones and other Apple pr...

Walmart's War Against Unions -- and the U.S. Laws That Make It Possible

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
Julie Gutman Dickinson

So what's the secret to Walmart's "success" in remaining 100 percent nonunion? In short, it's the corporation's thorough exploitation of our nation's anemic labor laws.

Park Slope Restaurants Busted For Violations

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than 20 restaurants in Brooklyn's tony Park Slope neighborhood have been found to be in violation of labor laws, State Labor Commissioner M. Patr...