A new index from Oxfam assesses labor laws and worker protections in all states in the country. The rankings are intriguing, and sometimes surprising.
Workers in the United States are facing wage stagnation and poor employment conditions that are holding their families back. This index measures which states are taking action.
As the Trump administration makes good on its promise to ramp up ICE workplace raids, the damage ripples far and wide. Families are torn apart, industries are drained of workers, and communities are suffering economic and social hits.
Working in a poultry plant is tough. But it just may be getting better—finally. This past year brought some light to the darkness (and the cold, noise, and wet). for poultry plant workers. We look back at a significant year…
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The poultry industry has a long history of tapping vulnerable populations to do the jobs that no one else will do. The latest workforce targeted to work in these arduous and exhausting conditions? Refugees.