The holiday weekend has come to signify the last moments of summer, and not a celebration of labor. But is that any surprise for a nation of millions trapped by their work, exhausted to the bone, trying to claw their way free?
In this exclusive excerpt from Sarah Jaffe's "Necessary Trouble," our columnist asks if the morality of 1930s middle class is to blame for today’s mess.
When customer service rep Angela Agganis tried to file a complaint, the telecom company did everything they could to “drop her call."
Major sports cheerleading teams are getting a raw-rah deal, as last week's Milwaukee Bucks lawsuit shows. Will they find a place in the “laborers of love” revolt?
Most of us can't afford to labor for love. Is it time to rethink the way we measure professional success?
OUR Walmart is pushing the chain store for better working conditions. But now, due to “plumbing problems,” many employees are not working at all.