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Labor

  1. workplace harassment
    Workers Making Lululemon Clothes Say They’re Beaten and Harassed on the JobA new report alleges workers in Bangladesh are underpaid and called “sluts” and “whores” by their managers.
  2. labor
    Yoga Teachers Are Unionizing to Heal the Wellness IndustryIn a historic first, YogaWorks teachers have come together to demand improved conditions across their entire industry.
  3. labor
    Barstool Sports Founder Throws Long, Possibly Illegal Twitter TantrumIn an incredibly ill-advised move, Dave Portnoy has threatened to fire any employee who tries to unionize.
  4. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Put a Former Public-School Teacher in Her CabinetThe candidate has pledged to nominate a former public-school teacher to be Education secretary.
  5. labor
    Now We Can’t Eat Nutella AnymoreA damning New York Times investigation sheds a light on Turkey’s exploitative hazelnut industry.
  6. government shutdown
    Flight Attendants Are ‘Mobilizing Immediately’ Over Shutdown, Union SaysSara Nelson, head of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, is urging members to visit their congressional reps and demand an end to the shutdown.
  7. sex work
    Julia Salazar’s Win Is a Huge Victory for Sex WorkersHer success shows that candidates can vocally support sex workers’ rights and get elected.
  8. women on strike
    The Radical Boldness of the McDonald’s Sexual-Harassment StrikeToday’s action is the first-ever nationwide strike against sexual harassment, and it’s led by working-class women of color.
  9. labor
    McDonald’s Workers Are Going on a Historic Strike Over Sexual HarassmentOrganizers say this is the country’s first multi-state strike against sexual misconduct.
  10. karbabies
    Kim Kardashian West Says She Held Up Khloé’s Leg As She Pushed During LaborHow supportive!
  11. power
    The Uprising of Women in Red States Is Just BeginningFrom the teachers’ strikes in West Virginia to Oklahoma and beyond, working-class women have always known what it takes to fight back.
  12. Unpaid Workers Seeking Help Put Messages in This Store’s Clothes“I made this item you are going to buy, but I didn’t get paid for it.”
  13. nyc baby
    New York Subway Worker Helps Woman Give Birth on Train PlatformA subway cleaner helped deliver a baby boy.
  14. hurricane irma
    Miami Woman Delivers Her Own Baby During Hurricane IrmaThe dangerous winds prevented rescue crews from getting to her.
  15. Class-Action Lawsuit Offers Rare Glimpse Inside Phone-Sex IndustryThe suit alleges that workers are cheated out of compensation.
  16. workers rights
    How Walmart’s Strict Attendance Policy Hurts Women WorkersThe retail behemoth is once again being accused of labor violations.
  17. labor
    Carl’s Jr. Is Desperately Trying to Escape Its Sexist PastThe company unveiled a new ad that diverges from their typical scantily-clad-woman-eating-a-burger trope, all while acknowledging it.
  18. There’s a New Way to Induce Labor That Takes Much Less TimeThe method may save 2.4 million hours of labor each year.
  19. cut cover story
    Confessions of a Radical DoulaWhy is the delivery room the one place where a woman doesn’t have control over what happens to her body?
  20. makeover momma
    Woman Manages to Apply Entire Face of Makeup While in LaborAnd you can’t even get liquid eyeliner right.
  21. work
    The Adult Snow Day Is Dying, and That’s SadSay good-bye to what might have been the last thing that could force us to take actual, real-life time off from work.
  22. quotables
    Channing Tatum Experienced ‘Crying Fits’ While His Wife Was Giving BirthHe was just so amazed at the human birth process.