Stories by Michael Arria

Michael Arria is an associate editor at AlterNet and AlterNet's labor editor. Follow @MichaelArria on Twitter. subscribe to Michael Arria's feed

Posted on: Jan 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Employees have volunteered to wear the data mining devices.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Sean Spicer strongly hinted it would happen, but didn't offer specifics.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Most eyes are on federal politics, but big cuts could be coming to your state.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The workers say they had to watch "inhumane and disgusting content."

Posted on: Jan 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The mother of the murdered women filed a lawsuit against the company in 2014.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

There's a battle brewing in North Carolina.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Many people think food stamp advocacy is politically dangerous for Democrats, but a new paper suggests otherwise.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Major veteran groups have declared that they'll oppose such a move.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Did Google illegally monitor its workers' electronic devices?

Posted on: Dec 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Goldman Sachs' huge political influence is growing even bigger—and the Obama administration is partly to blame.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Privatization advocate Rep. Bill Shuster has met with Trump and incoming Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

People are up in arms about United's recent changes—but probably not rich people.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Michael Savage is being sued for defamation by Art Bell.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

It's a huge win for protesters.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Everyone is still debating what happened.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The suicide rate is up in this country. How does work factor in?

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The woman's lawyer calls the action "criminal."

Posted on: Nov 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Elaine Chao's family runs a global shipping business, and she is Mitch McConnell's wife. How cozy is that!

Posted on: Nov 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Amazon employees live in terror of these performance plans.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

And a list of the companies that will give workers a holiday.