Katie Johnston

Katie Johnston covers workplace and income inequality for the Globe Business section. She previously wrote about travel and tourism for the Globe and worked as the paper’s music and entertainment editor.

Latest stories

Hyatt to pay ousted workers $1m in boycott-ending deal

By Katie Johnston , Globe Staff

The 98 Boston-area housekeepers were fired five years ago and replaced by lower-paid, outsourced workers.

Child poverty continues to climb in Mass.

By Katie Johnston , Globe Staff

The issue is partly caused by costly day care and housing and the proliferation of low-wage jobs, specialists said.

Janitorial firm fined for wage gaffe

By Katie Johnston , Globe Staff

An East Boston janitorial company has been ordered by the attorney general to pay more than $750,000 for unlawfully deducting wages.

Airport workers take crucial step toward forming union

By Katie Johnston , Globe Staff

Nearly 900 of about 1,200 airport workers signed cards in support of joining the local property service union, 32BJ SEIU.