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Workers’ Rights

How Domestic Workers Won Their Rights: Five Big Lessons

Amy B. Dean | Posted 12.18.2013 | Impact
Amy B. Dean

Domestic workers have had some breakthrough wins over the past two weeks. Up until then, these workers were excluded from protections such as a guaranteed minimum wage, paid breaks, and overtime pay.

Daimler Should Speak Up So Alabama Will Stand Down

Fred Redmond | Posted 06.03.2012 | Home
Fred Redmond

Daimler can say loudly to the lawmakers of Alabama that it will not stand for a repetition of history and it will not tolerate discrimination in the workplace. In doing so, the company will show that when it says it supports global, human and workers' rights, it means it.

Martin Luther King Stood With Workers in Fight for Civil Rights

Arlene Holt Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene Holt Baker

CORE spokesman Niger Innis should not find it absurd or insulting that workers and community allies around this country will stand up on April 4, 2011...

Weekly Immigration Wire: Fighting H1N1 Hype Immigration NewsLadder

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

The Ramirez murder is, like the H1N1 flu, another opportunity to examine what protections are in place to guard human health and life.