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.

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Public defenders, facing abysmal pay, attempt to unionize

By , Globe Staff

Massachusetts public defenders are paid less than in any other state, ranking just below West Virginia when cost of living is factored in.

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Shannon Liss-Riordan makes Silicon Valley ‘influential’ list

By , Globe Staff

The prominent Boston labor lawyer found herself in an unexpected position recently.

Workers approve first home-care union in state

By , Globe Staff

The Boston employees of Newton-based Medical Resources Home Health Corp. have voted to organize.

Salaried workers could get overtime pay

By , Globe Staff

Proposed regulations would more than double the current threshold at which many salaried employees stop getting overtime pay.