JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said on Sunday it would seek pay hikes of up to 60 percent from the country's gold and coal producers in upcoming wage talks which are expected to be among the toughest ever. Full story
Fast food workers in Milwaukee went on strike this week demanding a doubling of the minimum wage. How successful will their efforts be as they join a growing movement for better pay? Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now Scot Ross, Columbia University Professor Dorian Warren, and fast food worker
(Reuters) - The New York attorney general's office on Thursday said it was investigating allegations that fast-food operators in the state are underpaying workers in violation of labor laws. Full story
MSNBC's Richard Lui reports the new pact addresses worker safety, but not wages, which are among the lowest in the world for garment workers.
Chris Hayes talks with Heather McGhee of Demos and Josh Barro of Bloomberg View about President Obama's trip to Texas and what the Texas economic model would mean for America.
Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, joins Martin Bashir to explain why the gap between CEO and worker pay continues to rise – by more than 900% since the 1950s – and why that only fuels the arguments of people who want to raise the minimum wage.
All across the world, demonstrators are marking International Workers Day, or May Day. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joins Alex Wagner and the NOW panelists for a look at U.S. labor issues.
Toure strips away the fear surrounding the immigration debate – saying that all arguments against immigration are “bankrupt.”
Riot police stand by the gates of parliament during a demonstration against members of parliament who have demanded higher wages in Nairobi on May 14, 2013. Kenyan demonstrators released two dozen piglets at the gates of parliament and poured blood on the pavement today to protest demands by newly e
Allicyn Willix plays with children, 4-year-old Conner and 15-month-old Parker. Willix has been a stay at home mom since her second child was born. She quit her low wage job because it was costing her more to pay day care fees and says "It was the best decision I've ever made." There are approximatel