August 9, 2018 Jane M. Von Bergen

Need evidence that there’s justice in this world? “I have mad respect for my teachers now,” says Josiah Ramirez, 15, of Boston. Having been trained in worker safety and health so they can teach their classmates, Ramirez and his fellow participants in a Massachusetts teen leadership and advocacy program now know what it’s like to keep teenagers engaged in a classroom.

August 1, 2018 Kim Krisberg

Firefighters struggle with considerable mental health tolls, face high suicide rates; Vermont dairy farm workers report improvements after Milk With Dignity agreement; unions win big wage boost for Disneyland Resort workers; and Vox offers a new tool to search which employers require mandatory arbitration.