If you're reading these words on a computer, smart phone or laptop, it's likely that you have at least three slaves working for you somewhere down the global supply chain. That’s according to Slavery Footprint, a new web campaign that’s working in collaboration with the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Labor is giving an Illinois group $1.4 million to provide job training and other services to migrant farmworkers.The department said Wednesday the money will go to the Illinois Migrant Council.
The first of this month marked "May Day". Many only know May 1st as a Soviet celebration with a procession of tanks, missiles, and soldiers. But as many Chicagoans know, the day’s historic significance has to do with labor.