2020 Syracuse University Reporting Fellow and photojournalist Maranie Staab set off on a road trip to document essential workers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In her second dispatch, Staab interviews individuals from across the American South.
A person’s labor is deeply intertwined with their economic status, quality of life and access to basic resources like food and clothing. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Labor” feature reporting that covers the rights of workers, efforts to organize labor unions and worker advocacy groups, modern slavery, and other forms of worker exploitation. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on labor.