Despite bipartisan support for a plan to save the workers' retirement and healthcare, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stands in the way.
The state will likely become America's 26th state to not require workers to pay dues to the unions obligated to represent them.
The mass introduction of bills is aimed at a longstanding problem that still hasn't quite been solved.
The Teamsters accepted big wage cuts in order to keep Safeway from letting its distribution facilities move far beyond their reach.
In an increasingly outsourced economy, the administration says more companies should take responsibility for the workers they hire indirectly.
But doing so carries risks, because of how American labor law treats employee input.
A surprising long term effect of having a dad who went to Vietnam.
Employment growth is slowing, as economic winds have turned sour.
Managers are more picky about whom they hire, because they want workers to be worth the cost.
The "flattening" of corporate hierarchies has left employees with nowhere to go but sideways.
Giving the busiest hours to the most productive workers boosts sales by pitting staff against each other.
Getting thousands of people home on a holiday weekend can't be left up to computers.
For many, moving beyond the first rung is the hard part.
Workers built momentum in 2015, and next year could deliver even more for them.
And they're not very happy about it.
A common form of tipping is on its way out.
"Choice of law" provisions are convenient for companies, but can leave their workers worse off.
Contrary to popular narrative, not everybody became an underemployed barista.
New proposals start dropping in the debate over how to protect the people who power the "Uber for X" economy.
A new bill would hike penalties and create new enforcement mechanisms for clients who don't pay their contractors on time.