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Steven Greenhouse

New York Times Labor and Workplace Correspondent

Steven Greenhouse appears in the following:

Union Unease Over Implementation of Affordable Care Act

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Labor Unions were nothing short of a major force in the passage of the Affordable Care Act, so it may surprise you to learn that at the ALF-CIO's convention earlier this month, Terence O'Sullivan, President of the Laborers' International Union of North America, was speaking in terms of repeal. Steven Greenhouse, the workforce and labor reporter for The New York Times, explains the friction between the White House and unions.

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How to Make Responsible Clothing Purchases

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The building collapse in Bangladesh that killed over a thousand garment workers has led to renewed attention to international standards for textile factories. Steven Greenhouse, New York Times labor and workplace correspondent and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, talks about what options are available to clothing manufacturers and consumers that ensure fair treatment of the workers employed by contractors and subcontractors.

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Social Media and the Office

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Will new laws protect what you say on social media while you're at work - even if you're dissing your boss? Steven Greenhouse, author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, says you might be able to share more than you think.

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Your Company's Social Media Policy Might Be Illegal

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Employers have typically tried to restrict what their employees say online about work place issues, especially if their comments are negative. But according to some recent rulings by the National Labor Relations Board, many companies' social media policies are illegal. Steven Greenhouse has been reporting on all of this for our partner, The New York Times.

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Intern Life: Who Gets Paid?

Thursday, August 16, 2012

All this month, we're looking at the world of internships, from pay to policy. Our guest for this month, Steven Greenhouse, New York Times labor and workplace correspondent and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, continues the weekly series on life as an intern and the socioeconomics of internships.

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Intern Life: What's Legal?

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Steven Greenhouse, New York Times labor and workplace correspondent and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, kicks off the weekly series on life as an intern and the role of internships in our economy. Today's topic: What's legal and what's not, and what rights interns have.

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College Grads Still Face Bleak Job Prospects

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

May is the start of college graduation season, when the nation’s bright and ambitious college seniors step out into the workforce — or hope to. But last week’s job numbers show job growth is still weak, and many soon-to-be college grads may find themselves dealing with bleak prospects for the time being. Aaron Smith, co-founder and executive director of Young Invincibles, is on the last stop of a 21-state bus tour holding roundtable discussions with young people to brainstorm solutions to youth unemployment.

 

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Behind the Layoffs, Strain Between City Hall and the Union

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

The Bloomberg administration’s push to assign blame for the latest round of layoffs, which will overwhelmingly affect workers from District Council 37, underlines the administration’s strained relationship with that union and its executive director, Lillian Roberts.

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Postal Service May Default

Monday, September 05, 2011

The Postal Service may have to shut down completely by this winter, unless Congress takes action to help it make a $5.5 billion payment due this month. The postmaster general, Patrick R. Donahoe, told The New York Times yesterday "If Congress doesn’t act, we will default." Donahoe has advocated cost-cutting measures, such as closing nearly 4,000 post office locations, laying off 120,000 workers, and eliminating Saturday mail delivery. 

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Verizon Strike Turns Bitter

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Steven Greenhouse, New York Times labor and workplace correspondent and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, discusses the increasingly bitter national strike against Verizon, which began on August 7.

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Union Target

Friday, June 17, 2011

Steven Greenhouse, New York Times labor and workplace correspondent and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, talks about today's vote on unionizing by Long Island Target workers and efforts to organize Wal-Mart workers in California.

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Should States Be Allowed to Declare Bankruptcy?

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Forty-four states and Washington, D.C. anticipate budget shortfalls of over $125 million by the end of fiscal year 2011, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Many state policymakers are blaming their budget crises on public sector employees, citing expensive pension plans. Crushing state debt has caused some federal lawmakers to consider a legislative remedy: allowing states to file for bankruptcy. But will declaring bankruptcy really solve states' pension woes? How will unions react? What other remedies exist for debt-ridden states?

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NLRB Steps into Fight Over Facebook Firing

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

An employee at Connecticut company American Medical Response criticized her boss on Facebook off the clock, and was later fired. It's surely not the first time an employee may have been disciplined or terminated for their status updates on social media, but it is the first time the National Labor Relations Board has stepped into a case like it. The NLRB is saying American Medical Response fired the employee illegally. New York Times labor and workplace reporter Steven Greenhouse joins us for more on the story. 

 

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Organizing at the Car Wash

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Steven Greenhouse, New York Times labor and workplace correspondent and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, discusses his recent article on the unionization of carwash workers in Los Angeles.

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Workers, Bosses Aren't Reporting Workplace Injuries

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

A new report by the Government Accountability Office says many employers and workers aren't reporting injuries that happen on the job. The report calls into question data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is responsible for compiling numbers on workplace injuries. New York Times labor and workplace reporter Steven Greenhouse tells us why these injures are going unreported. Greenhouse is also the author of "The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker."

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Your Uncommon Economic Indicators: Doubling Up

Friday, August 21, 2009

Live from the Greene Space!
Members of Picture the Homeless, Letitia Ledan and Russell Pinsley, talk about obtaining an apartment after being homeless, and doubling up. Steven Greenhouse helps explain how the recession is affecting the working poor.

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Uncommon Economic Indicators Roundup

Friday, August 14, 2009

Steven Greenhouse, labor and workplace reporter for The New York Times and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, helps explore some of the notable contributions to the Uncommon Economic Indicators website.

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Uncommon Economic Indicators Roundup

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Steven Greenhouse, labor and workplace reporter for The New York Times and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, helps explore some of the notable contributions to the Uncommon Economic Indicators website.

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YUEI: Doubling Up

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Members of Picture the Homeless, Letitia Ledan and Russell Pinsley, talk about obtaining an apartment after being homeless, and doubling up. Steven Greenhouse helps explain how the recession is affecting the working poor.

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The only thing worse than bailing out the auto industry may be letting it sink

Monday, December 08, 2008

Letting the Big Three fail could have catastrophic consequences.

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