What Went Wrong: Labor
Dec. 26, 2012
Demand for home health-care workers is growing. But low wages and lack of benefits — including health care — contribute to the struggle many in the industry continue to face.
Blog Entry: Tuesday elections show labor still a force
Nov. 9, 2011
Citizens in Ohio and San Francisco voted in favor of labor in elections Tuesday. The votes are expected to have larger implications in the struggle to maintain collective bargaining rights.
Nov. 7, 2011
New data from the Census Bureau paints a fresh and complex picture of poverty in America. With tax credits and food stamps factored in, the number of children in poverty falls. When you include medical costs, the number of seniors in poverty skyrockets. Kat Aaron looks at how the supplemental poverty measure will change the poverty debate.
Oct. 10, 2011
Turns out it's not older workers struggling the most in the post-recession period. It's young workers, and the consequences of their shaky entry to the job market will ripple for decades.