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Unfair Labor Practices

Like a Bad Neighbor, Chevron Is There

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The federal agency that investigates refinery catastrophes released its final report late last month on the massive fire, volatile vapor release and toxic smoke plume at Chevron's Richmond, Calif., refinery in 2012 that imperiled 19 workers and sickened 15,000 residents of surrounding communities.

What it's Like to Be Part of the Longest Academic Strike in Oregon's History

Meaghan Emery | Posted 02.06.2015 | College
Meaghan Emery

I am a graduate student currently on strike in Eugene, Oregon. Our union is asking for fair wages and paid leave for medical emergencies or for the birth or adoption of a new child -- pretty basic, right?

Dave Jamieson

Feds Warn Business They Consider Illegal To Stop Breaking Labor Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The next time a pot shop gets a visit from the feds, it won't necessarily be from drug enforcement agents looking to shut the operation ...

Reality TV Workers Have Little to Be Thankful for

Michael Winship | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Winship

Working on shows like "Real Housewives of Atlanta" often means working exhausting schedules without breaks or even overtime pay.

Forever 21 Under Investigation "Sweatshop-Like" Factories In L.A.

The Huffington Post | Alice Hines | Posted 10.26.2012 | Business

The leggings you just bought at Forever 21 may have more problems with them than an excess of sequins. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, F...

Stella D'Oro's No-Win Solution

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

It was as though the economic realities carried no resonance with these workers of the world. They failed to comprehend the most basic linkage between management's needs and their lives.