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Prohibitions on collective arbitration are the focus of three cases heard by the Supreme Court this week. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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No Class Action: Supreme Court Weighs Whether Workers Must Face Arbitrations Alone

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Babu, 8, works at a brick factory in Narayanganj, Bangladesh. KM Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Study: Child Laborers In Bangladesh Are Working 64 Hours A Week

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Gap is among 13 big retailers that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating for possible violations of "reporting time" laws. Gap says it is establishing "sustainable scheduling practices." Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Investigates Retailers For Unpredictable Work Schedules

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