Amy Qin is a freelance journalist based in Chicago who covers housing, environmental justice and local news.
New York and California Experiment with Giving Workers a Say in Industry Standards
Less than 3 percent of fast food workers and less than 1 percent of nail salon workers are unionized. Workers' councils could give them a seat at the table.
1 in 4 Temp Workers Reports Wage Theft, New Survey Finds
In an industry plagued with poverty pay, job insecurity and deceptive recruitment practices, temp workers have scant protections.