Lydia DePillis

ReporterWashington, D.C.


When franchisees have more bargaining power, workers might benefit as well.

  • May 1, 2015

More apparel brands are paying workers severance when factories shut down. But will that help the factories do it on their own?

  • Apr 29, 2015

Setting a production line speed standard would help, but OSHA doesn’t have the resources to create it.

  • Apr 28, 2015

Just not as much as they think workers in other industries should be able to unionize.

  • Apr 27, 2015

Young, female, part-time, Southern restaurant workers without a high school degree.

  • Apr 24, 2015

An amendment requiring Malaysia to come into compliance with human trafficking rules could slow resolution of the trade fight in Congress.

  • Apr 23, 2015

While major clothing companies have made progress on upgrading the factories where they source their products, governance is still weak and infrastructure lacking.

  • Apr 23, 2015

Some companies can raise worker salaries dramatically. Others have too many who make too little to do so.

  • Apr 22, 2015

After a four-year decline, more high school grads are going to college again.

  • Apr 21, 2015

Employment law remains murky as D.C. employers grapple with their rights to limit employee pot use.

  • Mar 8, 2015
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