Supporting the latest wave of fast-food worker wage protests may not boost SEIU's membership rolls, but it keeps the union -- and its causes -- front and center.
FORTUNE -- When thousands of fast-food workers form picket lines Thursday in 120 cities across the country, the purple and yellow placards of the Service Employees International Union will likely poke out from the crowd.
The largest union in the country has made it MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Dec 5, 2013 2:38 PM ET
The decision was regarded as a canary in the coal mine for cash-strapped municipalities looking to cut pension obligations, but that little birdie has already sung.Claire Zillman, reporter - Dec 4, 2013 9:34 AM ET
In a country where the suggestion of a $10 federal minimum wage ignites controversy, some airports have managed to pay their workers much more. What's going on?
FORTUNE -- Advocates of a higher minimum wage in the small city of SeaTac, Wash. declared victory Tuesday in a tight mail-in vote on a proposal that will give hospitality and transportation workers in and near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport paid sick leave, wage theft MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Nov 27, 2013 12:44 PM ET
Doug McMillon's impressive tenure at Wal-Mart will by no means make his new job an easy one. Here are some of the challenges he'll need to tackle.Claire Zillman, reporter - Nov 25, 2013 1:32 PM ET
As more retailers open their doors on Thanksgiving Day, the shopping holiday has lost its significance.Claire Zillman, reporter - Nov 25, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Ford's misjudgments are hyperbole when it comes to bad management, but he does represent a serious issue that many organizations face: an ineffective leader who just won't quit.
FORTUNE -- Crack-smoking Toronto mayor Rob Ford has been called "out-of-control," a runaway train, and a "one-man episode of 'Cops.'" Add this depiction to the mix: Rob Ford: cockroach leader. Scandal upon scandal tramples his reputation yet his mayorship will not die.
The Toronto MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Nov 19, 2013 12:59 PM ET
Aid doesn't start flowing until after a disaster takes place, but NGOs and relief organizations need cash before it all hits the fan. How do you solve that pickle of a problem?Claire Zillman, reporter - Nov 15, 2013 2:33 PM ET
The average age of aerospace engineers in the U.S. is 47, and many of these jobs can't be filled by foreign workers.Claire Zillman, reporter - Nov 12, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Detroit will elect a new mayor on Tuesday, but the city is still under the control of state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr.Claire Zillman, reporter - Nov 5, 2013 10:58 AM ET
The investment bank now has some stiff competition for top young talent and is trying to soften its reputation as a workaholics' paradise. This is just window dressing.Claire Zillman, reporter - Nov 1, 2013 12:58 PM ET
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