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May/June 2022—Annual Labor Issue




Available only in the print edition:


  • Barclay-Bacon thumb

    Wage Laborers in California’s “Factories in the Field”

    Bill Barclay, with photos by David Bacon

    Part One of a Two-Part Series on California‚Äôs Intensive Agriculture | Order this issue or subscribe.

  • Bennett thumb

    The Fight for $20 and a Union

    Martin J. Bennett

    Another California Minimum Wage Earthquake? | Order this issue or subscribe.

the regulars


  • editors’ note Tipping the Balance
  • the short run
  • two cents
  • cartoon Slap on the Wrist
  • up against the wall street journal The Great Resignation
  • making sense Organizing the Nonprofit Sector
  • in review Capsule Labor Reviews
  • economy in numbers Current Employment and Wage Conditions