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Farmworkers Call Out Wendy’s For Failure To Act On Sexual Abuse And Harassment
By Kari Lydersen, On assignment for HuffPost
The fast food chain maintains that its own "rigorous" internal auditing system protects workers from abuse.
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USDA Spares Poultry Workers Faster Line Speeds, But Hog Workers May Not Get So Lucky
Activists celebrated the decision, but remain concerned about the welfare of workers in hog plants.
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Insurance Giant Aflac Reportedly Sued For Worker Exploitation
The company calls the allegations "baseless."
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Trump Delivers A Favor For The Fast-Food Industry
The president's appointees on the labor board just made it harder for workers to fight big chains like McDonald's.
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Service Workers To Rally Against Trump Immigration Policies
The hospitality union Unite Here plans demonstrations in 40 cities: "We need protections for the workers who drive this industry."
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Anti-Trump Anger Energizes Rhode Island To Pass Paid Sick Leave
States are helping workers, even as the Trump administration tries to roll back protections.
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Not Having Paid Sick Leave Can Have Dire Mental Health Consequences
“There’s real stigma attached to taking sick time to care for yourself."
After Being 'Harassed' On The Job, This Woman Went To The Supreme Court And Won
After facing sexual discrimination in the workplace, Memphis resident Sheila White sued her employers in a landmark case that went all the way to the Supreme Court.
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Labor Lawyers Blast Trump Administration For Putting Ronald Reagan In Labor Hall Of Honor
"To place him next to the brave men and women the department has honored in the past is the height of hypocrisy and an affront to this country’s working people."
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AFL-CIO Leader Says Hope For Working With Trump Has Faded
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says the Wall Street wing in the White House has taken control.
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Trump Administration Sides With Employers Over Workers On Arbitration Agreements
Immigrant Rights Are Workers Rights
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Social justice organization
Bad policies that harm working Americans continue to chip away at our aspirations to strive.
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The Real March Madness: Nike Ditches University Commitments
Executive Director, International Labor Rights Forum
Nike cutting ties with a respected civil society organization undermines respect for human rights.
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Cesar Chavez And What Lies Ahead
Former President of Hispanics in Philanthropy
When I look around me today, I see not just hatred, but also hope.
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Donald Trump's Crackdown On Undocumented Immigrants Is Silencing Exploited Workers
That could drive down working standards in entire industries.
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