Why Some States Want Strong Public-Sector Unions

Having a powerful partner on the other side of the bargaining table can make for happier workplaces and better public services.

When Will Labor Laws Catch Up With the Gig Economy?

Companies such as Uber will get regulated eventually—but whether that's the best way to help on-demand workers is still being debated.

3 Ways WIOA Will Change How Workforce Boards Operate

They can now gather and test hiring data from states and localities.

California Labor Commission Ruling Could Upend Uber’s Business Model

The ride-booking service classifies its drivers as “contractors.” But a new decision could lead to big changes for the company.

States, Cities Call for Skilled Foreign Workers Amid Abuse Claims

The tech industry is pushing for more guest worker visas, and some governors and mayors agree more are needed. But many workers, claiming abuse, are turning to state courts in search of relief.

Which Metro Areas Have Gained the Most Jobs Since the Great Recession?

All of the nation’s biggest metro areas have experienced job growth since the depths of the Great Recession. But while many cities have gained jobs at a brisk pace, others haven't been as lucky.