labor

labor

Months After Workers Unionize, Mighty Good Coffee Will Close Its Cafes

The company said the cafes will close due to "personal family issues," but its non-union roastery remains open.
Tom Perkins
2 hours ago
Spain

In Spain, Olive Oil Producers Are Stuck at the Center of the Immigration Debate

Spanish nationalists claim there are too many immigrants. If that's the case, why can’t farmers find enough to hire?
Gowri Chandra
2.13.19
beer

Employees at Craft Brewer Anchor Brewing Company Move to Unionize

San Francisco’s high cost of living is making it increasingly difficult for workers at California’s oldest brewery to stay in the city.
Bettina Makalintal
2.8.19
labor

This Coffee Shop Unionized After an Employee Quit over Alleged Discrimination

Barista unions aren't common nationwide, but workers say they were compelled by the "disquieting" situation.
Tom Perkins
1.23.19
Los Angeles

How 'Tacos for Teachers' Embodies Los Angeles

"People say, ‘We have to worry about immigration! If we don’t, we’ll have a taco truck on every corner.’ For me, and for most Angelenos, well, it’s the dream.”
Lizzy Saxe
1.18.19
labor

Florida Fast Food Workers Plan Strike in Response to Violent McDonald's Incident

"We won’t back down until McDonald’s takes responsibility for protecting all workers on the job," said an employee planning to strike.
Danielle Wayda
1.7.19
wine

This Certification Is the Next Step in More Sustainable Winemaking

"Sustainability in Practice" goes beyond organic to consider the labor involved.
Shana Clarke
11.7.18
labor

Most Baristas Still Don't Make a Living Wage

Cole McBride is literally the best barista in America. He makes $14/hour. We spoke to him about the industry's one major blind spot.
Gowri Chandra
4.30.18
longreads

The Untold Story of Harlem's 'Whiskey Rebellion,' the Civil Rights Campaign for Black Liquor Salesmen

The fight against 'Jim Crow jobs' took blood, sweat, tears, and boycotts.
Cynthia R. Greenlee
2.22.18
sexual harassment

Federal Lawsuits Suggest Applebee's, IHOP Are Hotbeds of Sexual Harassment

Since 2010, there have been eight lawsuits in total against the two brands—higher than for any other restaurant chains.
Mayukh Sen
2.8.18
Fast Food

In-N-Out Burger Named One of the Best Places to Work in the US

It nabbed fourth place on an annual survey released by Glassdoor.
Mayukh Sen
12.7.17
economics

Which Restaurants Will Suffer the Most Under a Higher Minimum Wage?

"We don’t want our paper to serve as a mouthpiece for or against raising the minimum wage."
Alex Swerdloff
7.29.17
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