Articles by Steven Greenhouse



Jordan Sees an Ugly Side of Free Trade

  • 04 May 06
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Propelled by a free-trade agreement with the United States, apparel manufacturing is booming in Jordan, its exports to America soaring 20-fold in the last five years.

Wal-Mart Memo Call for Cuts

  • 27 October 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
An internal memo sent to Wal-Mart's board of directors proposes numerous ways to hold down spending on health care and other benefits while seeking to minimize damage to the retailer's reputation.

Emotions High After Labor Split

  • 28 July 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The two giant unions that quit the AFL-CIO say their exodus will help revive the labor movement. But Greg Devereux, one of the 800 delegates at the union convention here, was not buying it.

Business Cheers Plan To Hire Immigrants

  • 13 January 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Every year Frank Romano has trouble hiring enough workers to fill the vacancies at his nursing home chain in Massachusetts, from $60,000-a-year nurses to $8-an-hour kitchen and laundry workers.

United Airlines Cruises Toward Bankruptcy

  • 02 December 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
United Airlines' flight attendants gave sweeping approval Saturday to $412 million in contract concessions. Their move came even as the leader of the airline's mechanics pleaded with members to reconsider their rejection and save the airline from near-certain bankruptcy.

Dockworker's Lot: Power, Huge Salary

  • 09 October 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
To U.S. unions, globalization is a nefarious force that has wiped out the jobs of millions of well-paid blue-collar workers.

Employees: Wal-Mart Made Us Work for Free

  • 26 June 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
After finishing her 10 pm to 8 am shift, Verette Richardson clocked out and was heading to her car when a Wal-Mart manager ordered her to turn around and straighten up the store's apparel department.