AJ Impact

Google says it will hire more Black workers at senior levels

The company wants to fill at least 30 percent of leadership positions with people of colour by 2025.

Google says it will hire more Black workers at senior levels

Fault Lines

America's Pandemic Workers

We examine the coronavirus pandemic's impact on essential workers in the US and the risks to their health and safety.

AJ Impact

US Supreme Court LGBT worker ruling has a giant loophole

Exemption for small businesses with fewer than 15 employees leaves out one in six US workers.

US Supreme Court LGBT worker ruling has a giant loophole

United States

Rights groups hail landmark US ruling protecting LGBT workers

Twenty-eight states lacked laws that would protect gay and transgender employees against workplace discrimination.

Rights groups hail landmark US ruling protecting LGBT workers

AJ Impact

Will this Fed program save the backbone of US economy?

US Central Bank will offer $600bn in loans to US businesses with up to 15,000 employees or revenues up to $5bn.

Fed launches Main St Lending Program for pandemic-hit businesses

United States

US Supreme Court endorses gay, transgender worker protections

The outcome is expected to make a big difference for the estimated 8.1 million LGBT workers across the US.

US Supreme Court endorses gay, transgender worker protections

Counting the Cost

India under lockdown: A threat to workers' rights?

India rushes through labour reforms while China tightens its grip on Hong Kong. Plus, the rise of virtual jobs.

AJ IMPACT

Facebook fires employee who protested against Trump post inaction

Software engineer dismissed for publicly scolding a colleague for their silence on the Black Lives Matter movement.

Facebook fires employee who protested against Trump post inaction

101 East

Behind the Glitter: Mica and Child Mining in India

Children in India are being exploited in the dangerous search for mica, the mineral that gives cosmetics their shine.

AJ Impact

California regulator delivers blow to Uber, Lyft business model

Drivers working for ride-hailing services are considered 'employees' under new gig worker law, says regulator.

California regulator delivers blow to Uber, Lyft business model

AJ Impact

9 out of 10 Americans say pandemic can reset 'business as usual'

A new report found that only 1/4 of respondents said the current form of capitalism ensures the greater good of society.

9 out of 10 Americans say pandemic can reset 'business as usual'

AJ Impact

Canada testing migrant farm workers after coronavirus deaths

The Ontario outbreak has centred on farms in Canada's Windsor-Essex region, across from its border with the US.

Canada testing migrant farm workers after coronavirus deaths

Counting the Cost

How much money does the world owe China?

China loans more money to the world than the richest 32 nations. Plus, the man behind a $1 trillion stock market crash.

AJ Impact

We want money, not medals, say protesting French health workers

The coronavirus is further exposing how French health workers complain about low salaries and insufficient staffing.

We want money, not medals, say protesting French health workers

AJ Impact

The pandemic is gutting opportunities for young people

As the pandemic ravages jobs and education, the International Labour Organization warns of a 'generation lockdown'.

One in 6 young people out of work due to coronavirus crisis: UN