Immigrant Workers

  • Businesses, Unions Negotiate Key Element Of Immigration Reform

    Businesses, Unions Negotiate Key Element Of Immigration Reform

    By Erica Werner WASHINGTON -- Business leaders and labor union officials are delving into high-stakes negotiations over a particularly contentious element of immigration reform -- a guest worker program to ensure that future immigrants come here legally. The issue has traditionally divided labor and... Continue Reading

  • Nail Salon Workers Allege Abuse In String Of Lawsuits

    Nail Salon Workers Allege Abuse In String Of Lawsuits

    If you've ever received a speedy $10 manicure, there's a good chance that the woman who buffed your nails was paid less than minimum wage, denied overtime, and suffered emotional abuse. At least that's what salon workers and attorneys claim in a spate of lawsuits. The latest, a nationwide class action suit... Continue Reading