labor rights

In the U.S., employers must respect their employees’ faith

The U.S. Constitution protects the right to freely practice religion. But what happens if a person's faith conflicts with work responsibilities?

Protect your bottom line, protect all your employees

If you want to be successful in business, you have to provide equal opportunity. How LGBTI anti-discrimination policies increase productivity and morale.

In United States, religious practices can’t factor into hiring decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Abercrombie & Fitch’s failure to accommodate a Muslim woman's hijab headscarf violated her right to freedom of religion.

Unsafe working conditions take lives, harm global economy

Safety and health at work is a basic human right; however, job-related injuries and sickness kill more than 2.3 million people annually.
Man and woman behind trees

“It doesn’t take a lot.” Responsible businesses doing the right thing.

Millennials' broader environmental consciousness and awareness of global poverty will make corporate social responsibility even more relevant in the future.

Is your love of chocolate supporting child labor?

Whether it is ultimately processed into candy bars, cake, cocoa powder or other food and drink products, the cocoa bean is a global favorite....

“These men and women gave their children and grandchildren opportunities they...

Great things can have humble beginnings. This story begins on the south side of Chicago. The Pullman Company, a manufacturer of luxury railroad cars, built a neighborhood named...

Where would you turn if you felt discriminated against at work?

When Americans believe they face workplace discrimination, they can turn to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Established in 1965, the EEOC enforces Title...

Once a training ground for black leaders, unions still attract African-American...

When an assassin shot and killed Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis in 1968, the civil rights icon was in town supporting black sanitation...