Steven Greenhouse

Journalist (NATIONAL)
Labor and workplace reporter for The New York Times since 1995. Graduate of NYU School of Law and previously clerked for US District Court judge.
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Links: Link to bio | (Current as of: October 13, 2014)

Steven Greenhouse is the labor and workplace reporter for The New York Times, having held that beat since October 1995. As labor and workplace reporter, he has covered many topics, including poverty among the nation’s farm workers, Wal-Mart stores locking in their workers at night, labor’s role in politics, the shortcomings of New York State’s workers compensation system and the battles to roll back collective bargaining rights for public employees. Mr. Greenhouse, a native of Massapequa, N.Y., is a graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut (1973), the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (1975) and the New York University School of Law (1982).

Immediately before joining The Times, he clerked for Judge Robert L. Carter of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. From 1976 to 1979, he was a reporter at the The Record in Hackensack, N.J.


News Story

Low-Wage Workers Are Finding Poverty Harder to Escape

Steven Greenhouse
New York Times (NYT)
March 16, 2014
Climbing above the poverty line has become more daunting in recent years, as the composition of the nation’s low-wage work force has been transformed.

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