Steven Greenhouse

labor reporter and author of “Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor”

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Author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker; former labor and work place reporter for the New York Times

Steven Greenhouse on KCRW

“There's kind of this sense among workers across the United States that … they're owed big time because they worked so heroically during the pandemic.

US workers are striking, from Kaiser to John Deere and Kellogg’s. What’s empowering them?

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In 1950, America had the richest middle class in the world, but now U.S. workers face wage stagnation and historic wealth inequality.

The decline of organized labor and America’s middle class

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The $15 hourly minimum wage got its start in Seattle. Now the city has taken a new step for part-time, low-wage workers who have to be on call whenever they're needed.

Seattle passes new scheduling rules to protect hourly workers

The $15 hourly minimum wage got its start in Seattle. Now the city has taken a new step for part-time, low-wage workers who have to be on call whenever they're needed.

from To the Point

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