The win for worker advocates came unexpectedly—and may not last long.
Kroger revoked its “Hero Pay” in May, while public health experts warn of COVID-19 surges as Texas reopens.
Domestic workers already lacked contracts, wage protections, and health care benefits. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
In Texas, grocery employees labor for low wages and few benefits. Now they’re part of a nationwide struggle in which workers are fighting for their lives.
A slow, patchwork response to COVID-19 has jeopardized worker safety for some of Texas’ lowest-paid public employees.
While white collar professionals work remotely, and laid-off service workers seek unemployment, construction laborers are still reporting to job sites.
Once the virus passes, there's no reason to let the powerful return peacefully to business as usual.
Too many Texas workers can’t stay home when they’re sick. Two years ago, a movement tried to change that.
Bouchard Transportation, a massive shipping firm, hasn’t paid docking fees or worker salaries, leading to a rare quandary in U.S. waters.
Laborers in the Republican-dominated Texas Panhandle find themselves in a protracted fight with one of the world’s largest copper producers.