Toronto Globe and Mail: Workers of the Gig World, Unite!

August 19, 2019

This era of apps has unleashed the gig economy, with millions of people working for multibillion-dollar companies in businesses ranging from ride-sharing to restaurant pick-up to grocery delivery. [California’s] Supreme Court issued a ruling on […]

San Sebastian Film Festival to Honor Costa-Gavras

August 19, 2019

Veteran filmmaker Costa-Gavras will receive a lifetime achievement Donostia Award at this year’s 67th edition of the San Sebastian International Film Festival, which runs September 20-28. The festival will also host a special screening of the […]

Levi, Wrangler to Deal with Abuse in Factories

August 18, 2019

Three major US brands have vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho-based factories that are making their jeans, after an investigation found that women were being forced into sex to keep their jobs. Levi Strauss & Co, along with Kontoor […]

The Most Unionized States

August 18, 2019

Since rising to prominence in the 19th century during the Industrial Revolution, labor unions have existed intending to protect and advance the rights of workers. US union membership reached its peak in the mid-to-late 20th century when roughly a third of the nation’s workforce belonged to […]

New York Now Among Top 10 States for Job ‘Reshoring’

August 18, 2019

New York state is a surprising beneficiary of an uptick in reshoring  — jobs coming back to the US from overseas — as well as direct investment by foreign nations. Data analysis by the Reshoring Initiative, a non-profit business advisory group […]

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