Stories by Kim Bobo

Kim Bobo, Founder and Executive Director of Interfaith Worker Justice, writes the “Dispatches from the Workplace” column for the online magazine Religion Dispatches. She is the author of Wage Theft in America: Why Millions of Working Americans Are Not Getting Paid -- And What We Can Do About It (The New Press) and the co-author of Organizing for Social Change, the best-selling manual on progressive activism in the U.S. subscribe to Kim Bobo's feed

Posted on: Oct 6, 2009, Source: Religion Dispatches

What we’ve been doing as a nation to protect low-wage workers from workplace robbery is clearly not working.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2008, Source: Dissent Magazine

Wage theft is a widespread crisis affecting millions of U.S. workers from whom billions of dollars are stolen each year.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2008, Source: Sojourners

We need a Labor Secretary in the mold of Frances Perkins, whose top priority was to help the working man.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2008, Source: Religion Dispatches

A labor contract that accommodates the religious practices of a Tennessee plant's Muslim workers has unleashed a firestorm of controversy.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2008, Source: Religion Dispatches

Religious groups have called on lawmakers to create ethical and humane approaches to immigration and to protect workers' rights.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2008, Source: Religion Dispatches

Steven Greenhouse's new book charts the growing economic pain faced by the middle class.