Two new books argue that the attention economy is unsustainable—for people, and for the planet.
A conversation with Amy Westervelt, who developed the Invisible Labor Calculator to help women determine the market value of their uncompensated labor.
New research finds that the boons of union membership can extend beyond wages and benefits.
While executives and investors are set to win big when the ride hailing company makes its first public offering, many drivers are looking for better pay and hours.
New research finds that people whose jobs constantly call on them to feign friendly emotions often turn to the bottle after work.
Often relegated to the small print, session musicians helped create the most iconic songs of the last century. Hal Blaine was one of the greatest, and quietest, among them.
Saweetie's brash attitude is more than bravado—it's an essential part of her plan to dominate rap.
Producer Jennifer Lee is nominated for a Grammy this year for an album she wrote in the aftermath of life-saving brain surgery.
Organizers say the L.A. movement to better fund public education will inspire solidarity movements nationwide.
A new report argues that the biggest driver of wage stagnation is a decline in workers' power.
The human cost of job loss can be enormous, leading to depression, failing marriages or health, and even suicide.
An organizer with a couriers union discusses the ongoing campaign to improve the gig economy.
Grassroots Campaigns canvasses for such non-profits as Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union. But former employees say the organization has taken a hardline—and repressive—view of labor reform within its own ranks.
Pacific Standard spoke with Amazonian activists, grandmothers, and small children at Saturday's march in San Francisco.
The White House is countering a government agency's findings that Americans' wages haven't grown as quickly as cost of living over the past year.
Identifying union fees as a matter of free speech works both ways.
Pacific Standard spoke with a labor researcher about the likely effects of the landmark Supreme Court decision passed on Wednesday.