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Gig Workers Win in California

After the better part of year, California’s Senate today passed AB5, legislation that is expected to unravel the contractor business model of companies like Uber, Lyft, and Doordash. In a historic victory, workers for those compan...

Gig Workers Win in California

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In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees A bill would change the rules for classifying workers as employees, rather than contractors. It would affect Uber and Lyft, but also truckers and musicians....
21:14, 09/11/2019

‘Gig’ workers may live California dream The “gig economy” is on shaky ground in its own home state of California. Legislators there passed a landmark law on Wednesday that could force Uber, Lyft and other “gig economy” companies to classify their workers as employees rather than contractor...
12:28, 09/12/2019

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.        ...
19:00, 07/17/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
19:28, 07/11/2019

2 workers, gunman dead at California Ford dealership A man who had just been fired from a Northern California Ford dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself Tuesday evening, police and witnesses said. (June 26)        ...
12:42, 06/26/2019

California is close to reclassifying gig economy workers as employees The California State Senate has approved Assembly Bill 5, voting 29 to 11 in favor of requiring gig companies like Uber and Lyft to recognize independent contractors as employees. It's not a law just yet -- it has to go through the State Assembl...
19:00, 09/11/2019

California Lawmakers Move to Protect Gig-Economy Workers The California Assembly passed a bill that would require services such as Uber and Lyft to classify their workers as employees, rather than contractors....
01:56, 05/31/2019

47,000 grocery workers in California avert a strike with new contracts Around 47,000 union workers at Albertsons, Ralphs and other grocery chains in southern California reached an agreement with the companies Thursday on new contracts that they say improve wages and benefits....
04:14, 09/13/2019

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and protections....
12:28, 09/11/2019

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state Senate voted in favor of the bill — dubbed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) — that would ensure gig economy wor...
18:14, 09/11/2019

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees California legislators passed a first-of-its-kind bill targeting contract workers late Tuesday night, in a move that will potentially revolutionize the ways gig eco...
19:56, 09/11/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed by California lawmakers on Wednesday has been lauded for its potential to transform the way tech compa...
02:14, 09/13/2019

New state programs, like California's, make it easier for workers to save for retirement Millions of workers do not have access to a workplace retirement plan. Now, states like California are starting programs to help those people save for their future....
04:42, 08/05/2019

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5 Tuesday, a bill that if signed into law would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
15:42, 09/11/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union officials said....
13:14, 05/16/2019

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees Legislation near final approval would affect drivers for ride-hailing services, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others now viewed as contractors....
16:56, 09/11/2019

California Passes Landmark Bill Requiring Contract Workers to Be Labeled as Employees California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such “gig-economy” companies as ride-hailing giants Uber Technologies and Lyft, some of the brightest stars in Silicon Valley....
21:42, 09/11/2019

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislators passed a first-of-its-kind bill targeting contract workers late Tuesday night, in a move that will...
09:42, 09/12/2019

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
23:42, 04/28/2019

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afternoon with another victory in what is and is likely to continue to be a long and ugly fight. Read mo...
02:00, 07/11/2019

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Uber and Lyft attempted to shut down streets in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding the right to form a...
06:28, 08/28/2019

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, 46,000 workers to stay out The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.       ...
21:14, 09/15/2019

More Than 20,000 AT&T Workers Have Walked Off the Job In Nine States More than 20,000 AT&T workers walked off the job in nine states to protest management’s behavior during recent contract negotiations. Members of the Communications Workers of America accused the company of stalling negotiations and “not bargainin...
07:42, 08/26/2019

Looks Like UAW Workers Will Be Striking at Midnight Talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers have broken down and a strike, just before midnight on Monday, is imminent. UAW spokesman Brian Rothenberg told The Associated Press that talks are planned to start at 10 a.m. on Monday but 49,...
06:00, 09/16/2019

UAW workers say they just want 'a fair contract' United Auto Workers say they just want 'a fair contract' as talks are expected to resume Monday morning with General Motors. (Sept. 16)        ...
20:42, 09/16/2019

How do I ask my chatty co-workers to shut up? I work in a large office with the dreaded open-seating plan. Several co-workers regularly eat lunch at their desks and socialize as though they’re at a restaurant. The noise levels, personal conversations and overall chatter is distracting to those o...
21:28, 08/18/2019

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-cycle component to what workers want from their job....
00:56, 07/17/2019

Huawei's U.S. research arm laying off workers The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees....
20:14, 07/22/2019

Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers go on strike DETROIT — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nin...
13:14, 09/16/2019

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
20:14, 07/22/2019

49,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM Over 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states. (Sept...
08:42, 09/16/2019

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
12:00, 07/20/2019

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
06:56, 07/12/2019

Half of employees think the cloud is actually in the sky, according to a third of IT workers It's not a secret that IT professionals--particularly first-tier tech support--have a low opinion of users, though a new survey paints a rather bleak picture....
17:28, 05/10/2019

US to make 30,000 more visas available for seasonal workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration is making 30,000 more temporary visas available for seasonal work through the end of September. According to a copy of the rule obtained by The Associated Press, only those foreign workers who have held such...
17:14, 05/06/2019

This is how insurance is changing for gig workers and freelancers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The gig economy is becoming a core el...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Workers who switch jobs make 5% more than they did before Some people switch jobs for different lifestyles. Some move to change careers. Regardless of the reason, it can often lead to more money.       ...
21:28, 07/31/2019

These workers are saving the maximum in their 401(k) plans A handful of lucky taxpayers were able to make the maximum contribution to their retirement plans in 2016, according to the IRS. Here's what you should know about ramping up savings....
11:56, 08/02/2019

Iconic photo of American workers is not what it seems Despite being posed, “Lunch atop a Skyscraper,” which was taken during the Great Depression, has come to represent the country's resilience, especially on Labor Day....
19:28, 09/02/2019

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues....
01:56, 07/16/2019

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to a greater sense of tedium and unease among some hu...
07:00, 06/07/2019

One Of The Most Iconic Photos Of American Workers Is Not What It Seems Eleven pairs of loafers were dangling over the New York City skyline. It was September of 1932, as the Great Depression was reaching its height. Unemployment and uncertainty could be felt throughout......
13:00, 09/02/2019

Foreign workers kidnapped from Nigeria oil rig A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military spokesperson told CNN on Monday....
20:56, 04/30/2019

Target hiring seasonal workers NBC NEWS-Target plans to hire 130,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season. That’s up from 120,000 last year. The minimum starting wage is at $13 dollars an hour. Employees will also get a 10 percent discount on store purchases. Th...
06:28, 09/12/2019

General Motors Workers On Strike: Everything You Need To Know The United Auto Workers’ 46,000 General Motors employees are on strike as contract negotiations continue, and are overshadowed somewhat by a corruption scandal among union leaders. Here’s what you need to know for The Morning Shift of Monday, Sept. 1...
03:28, 09/17/2019

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Just 16% of these workers say they're "very satisfied" in their current job....
17:56, 07/16/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
19:00, 06/15/2019

American workers willing to take less money for more time off Some American employees are willing to take less money if it means unlimited vacation. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm examines what that actually means.       ...
20:42, 08/05/2019

80,000-Plus Kaiser Permanente Workers Are Going on Strike More than 80,000 unionized Kaiser Permanente employees plan to strike in October, marking the biggest labor action in the country in over two decades....
07:14, 09/17/2019

Workers Flee Big Cities---and Take Their Jobs With Them People who do their jobs from home, freelance or frequently travel for work are fueling a renaissance in American cities that lie outside the major job hubs....
12:56, 09/09/2019

Chinese workers defiant during the trade war BEIJING — President Donald Trump may have struck a conciliatory tone in recent days, saying he was optimistic of making a deal to end his trade war with China. But on the streets of Beijing, the mood was mainly one of defiance at the tit-for-tat. ...
10:14, 09/07/2019

ICE Detains About 680 Workers in Mississippi Raids Trump immigration authorities detained about 680 people in Mississippi on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials. Nearly 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swept seven different food processing plants in six cities in another s...
10:42, 08/08/2019

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7 percent was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $...
00:56, 05/25/2019

More than 270 workers dead after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an election official said....
05:56, 04/29/2019

More bodies recovered in Bahamas by U.S. aid workers The huge debris piles left by the storm are challenging for search and recovery teams, which cannot use bulldozers or other heavy equipment to search for the dead....
14:14, 09/10/2019

Opinion: America is failing its workers With the 2020 presidential debates officially underway, the candidates need to be asked about their positions on some fundamental worker rights. The United States is the world's wealthiest nation, but when it comes to basic rights like paid leave and...
16:28, 07/02/2019

DoorDash to Workers: We'll Screw You Over to Your Face Now Back in March, following criticism over its wage model, DoorDash co-founder and CEO Tony Xu wrote in an internal letter that the company would be conducting surveys and roundtables with its workers about the controversial system. In an update this we...
06:42, 06/28/2019

1 in 3 workers would take a pay cut for unlimited time off: survey One in three workers would give up some of their pay in exchange for unlimited vacation, according to a survey from Allianz Global Assistance. But unlimited vacation might not be all it's cracked up to be....
17:28, 08/05/2019

Millennial workers more likely to use unsecured collaboration apps Collaborating at work has never been easier thanks to the slew of collaboration tools that have become commonplace in organizations worldwide but new research has revealed that millennials are 1.5-times more likely to use unapproved apps when doing s...
23:28, 08/14/2019

U.S. Steel plans to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan United States Steel Corp will temporarily lay off hundreds of workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing the steelmaker made with the State of Michigan....
04:42, 08/20/2019

Sex workers push to legalize prostitution in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill was announced Monday and isn’t expected to get a vote...
20:42, 06/10/2019

An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's what you should know....
15:56, 06/08/2019

Pair of robbers posing as NYCHA workers rob man of $2.5K Two robbers posing as city housing workers stole $2,500 from a man in a housing complex on the West Side of Manhattan Wednesday afternoon, cops said. The men, wearing blue New York City Housing Authority uniforms, robbed the man at the Lillian Wald H...
04:42, 08/01/2019

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant: union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
00:14, 07/20/2019

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categorize workers as independent contractors, rather than actual employees. Needless to say, companies are g...
23:56, 08/15/2019

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees in May Unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees fell to the lowest rate on record in May, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday....
14:56, 06/07/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees. As contractors employed by outsourcing......
14:14, 05/09/2019

How Walmart and other big companies are trying to recruit more teenage workers Of Walmart's 1.4 million U.S. workers, less than 25,000 are in high school. So the company is rolling out the red carpet by offering free SAT and ACT prep, subsidizing a large chunk of their tuition, and the chance to earn some college credit....
18:56, 09/07/2019

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they were...
22:42, 08/16/2019

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working...
01:56, 05/25/2019

Logistics Recruiters Cast a Virtual Net for Workers Some logistics companies looking for workers in a tight U.S. job market are casting a virtual net, using a technique called geofencing to target people as they drive by sites or even park their cars in competitors’ lots....
18:56, 07/02/2019

GM workers to strike amid contract negotiation The United Auto Workers union says its contract negotiations with General Motors have broken down and its roughly 49,000 members will go on strike just before midnight on Sunday. (Sept. 15)       ...
21:14, 09/15/2019

Heat takes down more UPS workers during hottest summer ever July was officially the hottest month on record, and in the scorching sun, UPS workers have convulsed, fainted and landed in the emergency room with heat-induced kidney failure, interviews and medical records show. Sixteen employees of the delivery c...
17:42, 08/22/2019

Strike looming for General Motors workers The United Auto Workers union and General Motors remain far apart in ongoing negotiations in Detroit, raising the likelihood of a midnight strike, sources told The Post on Saturday night. UAW leaders are negotiating with GM at the Detroit Marriott, b...
10:28, 09/15/2019

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a 24-hour strike in protest over low pay.The action comes after the group’s directors refused to incr...
14:56, 08/30/2019

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid leave, according to a recent report by the Center fo...
08:14, 06/18/2019

KYTC Workers Compete In Roadeo Event LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky Transportation Cabinet workers put their skills to the test Wednesday in an Olympics style competition. Workers from counties across district seven gathered in Lexington for the annual Roadeo event. The equipme...
01:56, 05/30/2019

Around 200 Norway oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday....
12:42, 05/29/2019

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
23:56, 07/01/2019

Generation Z workers expect promotion within six to 12 months Employers are familiar with the wants and needs of millennials and baby boomers but they will need to learn and prepare for what Generation Z specifically wants from their careers....
12:42, 05/04/2019

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made by a new coalition of business leaders and universities today....
14:56, 07/17/2019

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrated that she is completely out of touch with them and may not even know what year it is....
04:28, 06/28/2019

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
00:56, 05/23/2019

Virginia Beach shooting victims were more than just co-workers Virginia Beach Public Works spokesman Drew Lankford shares memories of victims in the municipal center shooting, many whom he called friends.        ...
19:56, 06/03/2019

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a ...
15:42, 05/22/2019

Amazon investing $700M to 'upskill' 100,000 workers Retail giant Amazon has said it will invest $700 million to train new workers for jobs like data mapping scientists, solutions architect, security engineer and business analyst -- a plan to "upskill" 100,000 employees....
16:00, 07/12/2019

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
23:00, 05/15/2019

The #MeToo movement forgot about one industry: Sex workers For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. There’s no questioning that sex workers face judgement and stigma, ...
16:00, 07/08/2019

Workers on Mugabe’s farms hope his widow will help them At one of Robert Mugabe’s farms, workers said they are pained by the death of their boss and worried about their future -- and some say they are hoping his feisty wife will be their savior....
00:00, 09/11/2019

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of ...
21:28, 07/08/2019

Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workers Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said it will provide its workers with the ...
18:28, 07/11/2019

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holi...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Ethnic minorities paid 3.8% less than white workers Ethnic minority workers in the UK earned on average 3.8% less than white workers last year, according to the first analysis of its kind by the Office for National Statistics (ONS)....
22:42, 07/09/2019

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-...
00:56, 07/10/2019

'Like any other job': Indian sex workers lobby for pensions and healthcare Five million sex workers vow to vote en bloc in national elections in effort to have rights acknowledgedSex workers across India are lobbying candidates in the country’s general election to support their demands for better health and welfare services...
07:28, 05/16/2019

Workers Hit Hard By Ashok Leyland's Shutdown Ashok Leyland's combined sale declined by 50 per cent in August with a total sale of 8,296 vehicles against 16,628 vehicles sold in August last year....
12:28, 09/11/2019

8 things cruise-ship workers want to tell passengers but can't mariakraynova/Shutterstock Like other employees in the hospitality industry, cruise-ship workers are tasked with making guests as happy as possible. That means workers can't always be honest with passengers about their behavior or the realities of w...
05:01, 09/03/2019

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says. Yasuhiro Oba, president of Sompo...
00:28, 05/15/2019

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it needs to amend the proposed rule to make sure governm...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Factory Workers Become Coders as Companies Automate As automation changes the way factories operate, some U.S. companies are training workers in programming and robotics, letting machinists get a taste of coding....
12:28, 05/20/2019

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
15:42, 06/19/2019

Instacart Workers Discover an App Is a Terrible Boss Instacart has a checkered past when it comes to fair and dignified labor practices, and now dozens of its contract workers are claiming that the company app torments them into accepting shitty jobs or suffering the consequences.Read more......
21:28, 07/15/2019

United Auto Workers Authorize a Strike The United Auto Workers voted to authorize a strike amid contract negotiations. The union represents about 150,000 workers at Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, with GM as the target of the bargaining....
03:56, 09/04/2019

New Lawsuit Against Uber Is Set to Test Its Classification of Workers A class-action suit on behalf of drivers in federal court in California, filed on Wednesday, accused Uber of wrongly classifying drivers under the state’s employment test....
23:42, 09/12/2019

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
03:56, 05/22/2019

Here are the U.S. cities with the biggest share of 65-and-older workers A new analysis of Census Bureau data identifies cities with populations of 200,000 or more that have the highest percentage of older residents in the workforce....
18:28, 06/27/2019

Happy Labor Day, Here's Another Way Employers Take Advantage of Their Workers It’s Labor Day, which means it’s the perfect time for the Wall Street Journal to run a story about a way in which employers are scamming workers. The only problem is the Journal is pretending that the trick is a good way to “improve productivity” and...
23:28, 09/02/2019

People don’t want to see workers replaced by a robot—themselves excepted Enlarge / Robots are everywhere. (credit: NBC Universal) There has been extensive public discussions of how automation may fundamentally change the job market, eliminating so many positions that some sort of universal income will be required. While...
17:28, 08/07/2019

Cuomo: MTA workers’ sky-high overtime is theft Gov. Cuomo on Sunday voiced his harshest comments yet about workers at the MTA’s Long Island Rail Road who claimed they worked an outrageous number of hours to jack up their paychecks. ​”​This is about stealing. This is about fraud. This ...
22:28, 05/12/2019

Workers 'scarred' by financial crisis a decade later Graduates who started work in the middle of the financial crisis face higher unemployment, lower pay and worse job prospects compared to others, a study has found....
13:42, 05/13/2019

Lowe's Lays Off Thousands of Store Workers Lowe’s told thousands of store workers this week that their jobs were being eliminated as the company outsources tasks such as assembling barbecue grills and janitorial services....
15:28, 08/02/2019

Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due. It’s been 150 years since two railroads were joined together to form the first Transcontinental Railroad. At a ceremony in Utah, Chinese railroad workers were recognized for the pivotal role they played in its construction....
14:14, 05/14/2019

GE Union Workers Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders and likely sending them back to the bargaining table....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company's Silicon Valley campus....
01:56, 07/23/2019

Ford To Lay Off Arora Around 200 Workers At Canadian Plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on......
11:00, 07/21/2019

DoorDash CEO announces that now your tips will go to delivery workers Earlier this year, news reports exposed that not only did DoorDash (and others, like Instacart) sometimes lower its payout to delivery workers when customers tipped, its payment system didn't make clear that this was happening. Last month it cha...
09:56, 07/24/2019

UAW workers picketing GM must wait for $250 a week in strike pay UAW workers are entitled to $250 a week in strike pay. However, it's not available until after the 15th day of the strike, the UAW says.       ...
23:42, 09/16/2019

Two foreign workers kidnapped from oil rig in Nigeria's Delta Gunman kidnapped two foreign workers from an oil rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, the military said - the second abduction there in less than a week....
21:40, 04/28/2019

Cruise ship workers reveal what it's really like to live at sea NAN728/Shutterstock Cruise ship jobs have a number of distinctive features that separate them from land-based jobs. Business Insider spoke with 39 current and former cruise line employees who described what it's like to live and work on a cruise shi...
05:42, 08/28/2019

GM, UAW restart talks as workers take to picket lines Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers are scheduled to restart bargaining Monday to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations....
16:56, 09/16/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
20:14, 04/29/2019

U.S. firms hire 275,000 workers in April, most nine months: ADP U.S. private employers added 275,000 jobs in April, well above economists' expectations and the most since last July, supporting the view of a solid domestic labor market, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday....
19:28, 05/01/2019

Horror stories mount about delivery workers Cindy Orozco didn’t expect to be punched in the head by a delivery worker when she arrived at her job at Good Pizza in Los Angeles last March. The blow came from an enraged food delivery worker who stormed into the tiny pizzeria demanding, “Where’s m...
15:14, 07/22/2019

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
12:00, 06/15/2019

Workers celebrate annual “May Day” at Armory Park TUCSON – The annual May Day “International Workers’ Day” Celebration was held at Armory Park on Wednesday, May 1.  The event helps celebrate what organized labor and unions have done for the working community, while also memorializing workers w...
14:56, 05/02/2019

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly pl...
05:00, 06/15/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
11:56, 06/15/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
04:14, 04/30/2019

Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walk off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines as contract talks with the company deteriorate into a strike (Sept. 16)        ...
12:56, 09/16/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
13:14, 06/13/2019

Why stressed workers need four-day weeks – not wellness trends Spiralling work pressures make us sick. A debate about shorter hours is the answer, not gong baths or ‘mindful minutes’The latest wellness trend to assail us? “Gong baths.” For those unfamiliar with the term, a gong bath aims to provide spiritual nou...
17:00, 08/28/2019

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
17:28, 07/23/2019

‘The Union Is Playing Some Hardball.’ Here’s Why GM Workers Are On Strike The United Auto Workers union is leading its first strike against General Motors in 12 years, digging in for a fight over jobs and benefits that could cost the carmaker dearly for an indefinite period. The strike that took effect at midnight may cost...
14:00, 09/16/2019

GM auto workers go on strike nationwide for more pay and better benefits The United Automobile Workers went on a nationwide strike against General Motors starting at midnight, Sept. 16, 2019.       ...
19:00, 09/17/2019

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous with prostitutes....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Seen by Indeed helps tech workers figure out their best job opportunities Indeed.com is launching a new platform, Seen by Indeed, that helps tech workers identify their skills and find interesting career opportunities.Read More...
19:28, 09/16/2019

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
10:56, 07/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
10:56, 07/20/2019

Sex workers seek decriminalization and loitering-law repeal ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 100 current and former sex workers are encouraging New York lawmakers to repeal a loitering law they say police use to harass people simply for their appearance. Members of the group spoke at a rally Tuesday in the state...
21:56, 05/07/2019

GM's first offer called for workers to pay 15% of health care tab The automaker first proposed that UAW members pay 15 percent of health care costs, sources said, well below the national average of 28 percent but far higher than the 3 to 4 percent workers currently pay....
20:42, 09/16/2019

Corruption probe on striking UAW workers' minds Striking General Motors workers say they wonder about their union’s leadership in the midst of a federal corruption investigation (Sept. 17)       ...
01:28, 09/18/2019

Accenture Retrains Its Workers as Technology Upends Their Jobs The consulting firm, an adviser on automation, has promised to retrain nearly every worker at risk of losing a job to technology, at a cost of nearly $1 billion a year....
00:28, 06/24/2019

3 workers dead, 18 injured in Cambodia building collapse A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday, killing three workers and injuring 18...
07:14, 06/22/2019

Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its rail plant in Ontario, effective Nov. 4, confirming earlier media reports....
18:14, 07/10/2019

City workers donating big to Dem presidential hopefuls just not de Blasio City employees are donating in droves to Democratic presidential hopefuls — just not their boss. Nearly 3,000 municipal workers, including several in City Hall, have collectively coughed up more than $200,000 to White House aspirants, but almost all ...
04:42, 08/19/2019

Target to hire 133,000 temp workers for holiday season Retailer Target announced Tuesday it will hire 133,000 temporary workers nationwide for the holiday season and invest $2 million in a holiday team appreciation program....
18:28, 09/10/2019

Amazon workers are reportedly planning a Prime Day protest Amazon employees in Minnesota are reportedly planning a strike on Prime Day this year, as the company is promoting its faster delivery options but not giving its workers enough credit, they say....
17:56, 07/08/2019

60 Prominent TDP Leaders, Several Party Workers Join BJP In Telangana Around 60 prominent national, state and district level leaders of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) along with thousands of party workers joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday in Hyderabad in......
05:28, 08/19/2019

GM Workers Head to Picket Lines to Press Demands General Motors factory workers went on strike in the United Auto Workers’ first nationwide walkout in 12 years, protesting to secure better pay, more job security and other benefits ahead of an expected slowdown in the U.S. car market....
06:56, 09/17/2019

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four civilian workers. The officials say Saturday’s attack took place in the Mediterranean city...
20:28, 06/22/2019

Joe Biden to kick off presidential bid with speech to union workers Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first event as a presidential candidate in Pittsburgh on Monday, speaking before union members whose endorsements may be key in the primary race....
15:14, 04/29/2019

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management Workers report threats, intimidation, and anti-union sentiments from management, a Guardian investigation revealsEvette Avery worked part-time as a gate agent at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia, for seven years before she was fired in January 2019...
11:00, 06/12/2019

401(k) lawsuits are rising: Why so many workers sue their employers over savings plan Unhappiness over high fees, inappropriate investment options and other issues have led to a spike in lawsuits in recent years, according to a study.       ...
17:14, 08/27/2019

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant: BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a federal government source....
01:00, 07/10/2019

This AI Software Is ‘Coaching’ Customer Service Workers. Soon It Could Be Bossing You Around, Too I’m on the phone with a startup executive roleplaying as a frustrated customer, and a note along with a speedometer icon appears on my computer screen: Speaking slowly — You are speaking slower than usual. Try increasing your speaking pac...
16:14, 07/08/2019

Aid workers warn of catastrophe in Greek refugee camps At least 24,000 people are trapped in vastly overcrowded Aegean island camps in squalid conditionsChildren being bitten by scorpions, rats and snakes; hundreds being forced to use a single shower; the stench of human excrement never far away; and foo...
07:42, 09/17/2019

MTA wants to eliminate double-time pay for LIRR workers: report The MTA is proposing nixing double-time pay for Long Island Rail Road workers and cracking down on sick leave as it renegotiates their contract amid probes into overtime abuse, according to a report Sunday. The transit agency also wants to cap the nu...
17:56, 08/05/2019

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sales promotion....
15:42, 07/15/2019

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
15:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company's Silicon Valley campus....
22:56, 07/22/2019

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already employed facing discrimination and mockery, according to a new study....
21:28, 08/19/2019

Elizabeth Warren says she's 'proud' her campaign workers unionized "Every worker who wants to join a union, bargain collectively, & make their voice heard should have a chance to do so," Warren wrote in a post on Twitter....
18:14, 06/06/2019

Flexible schedules are attracting more workers — what are the pros and cons? More people are citing flexibility, including temporary assignments, as a key workplace desire. But there are potential trade offs.       ...
23:42, 09/16/2019

Disgruntled Amazon workers will wreak havoc during ‘Prime Day’ The ranks of disaffected Amazon workers are growing — and they’re planning to raise a ruckus during the e-tailing giant’s Prime Day sales event next week. On Friday, ex-Amazon workers said they’ll stage a rally outside Chief Executive Jeff Bezos’ new...
06:28, 07/13/2019

U.S. hiring cools; manufacturers reduce hours for workers U.S. job growth slowed in July and manufacturers slashed hours for workers, which together with an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates again next month....
19:00, 08/02/2019

U.S. economy is adding plenty of jobs, but not hours for workers The U.S. economy is adding lots of jobs, but a drop in the number of hours at work points to a dimmer outlook for economic growth as businesses brace for an escalating trade war with China....
19:00, 08/02/2019

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
20:00, 06/06/2019

Chinese police to help Serbia cope with its workers, tourists Serbia's police will get reinforcements from China to cope with a growing number of Chinese tourists and workers, the Serbian interior minister said on Friday....
17:56, 08/02/2019

Trump campaign paid women workers nearly 20% less than men, filing says Trump's 2016 campaign paid most of its female employees nearly 20% less than male counterparts, according to a filing in a suit by Alva Johnson....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
14:00, 05/01/2019

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, labour union Verdi said....
04:28, 07/15/2019

Heathrow Airport workers overwhelmingly reject pay offer Last ditch talks are to be held to try to avert a strike by thousands of workers at Heathrow Airport after they voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay offer....
19:28, 08/02/2019

Restaurants Sweeten Pay and Perks to Find Scarce Workers Restaurants are sweetening pay packages and adding perks like more scheduling flexibility to attract and retain workers in the tightest job market in decades....
05:42, 07/22/2019

Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations over a new labor contract broke down earlier this week, the union's president said....
20:14, 07/10/2019

3 Amazon workers in Minnesota file discrimination complaint SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Three Muslim workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota accuse the company of discrimination and retaliation for denying them time and space to pray. A federal complaint filed last week claims Amazon created a hostile work env...
15:28, 05/15/2019

Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D.C. and $18 per hour in Seattle....
19:00, 05/13/2019

Amazon Workers From Around World Join Forces in Berlin Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their strategy against one of the world's most powerful companies....
07:56, 04/30/2019

Singapore workers more anxious about change than losing their job to automation Unfazed about potentially losing their job, employees in Singapore instead are concerned that workplace automation will result in them having to learn new skillsets or change the way they carry out their tasks....
11:24, 04/30/2019

Amsterdam: Male sex workers occupy red light district Traditionally home to female and transgender prostitutes, activists hope the neighborhood's famous windows can be opened up to all sex workers. The equality campaign is part of Amsterdam's Gay Pride festival....
14:14, 08/03/2019

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people say to the company’s artificial-intelligence system...
03:42, 07/12/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials said Wednesday....
17:56, 05/15/2019

Poll: Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce CHICAGO (AP) — A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public ...
15:00, 06/06/2019

64% back Dunkin's war on stores hiring illegal workers A majority of voters, Republicans and Democrats, back efforts by world famous doughnut maker Dunkin' to take back stores from franchisees who refuse to use the E-Verify system to make sure workers are documented....
16:28, 07/12/2019

Fox Demon Melts Down Over Elizabeth Warren's Plans to Help Workers Fox Business host Stuart Varney, who not too long ago described himself as a “refugee” of “English socialism,” and seems to think workers play no part in a business’s profitability, is really not happy about the idea of sharing profits with workers. ...
17:28, 09/12/2019

Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boed), the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association announced....
07:56, 06/04/2019

BJP, Trinamool Workers Clash In Bengal Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chants Clashes broke out between the workers of the BJP and the Trinamool Congress allegedly over chanting of "Jai Shri Ram" at Gurap village in West Bengal's Hooghly district and one person was critically......
21:42, 06/27/2019

T-Mobile U.S. workers worry Sprint deal will mean job losses T-Mobile US retail employees and technicians delivered a letter late Tuesday for Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges, seeking assurances that their jobs and paychecks will be safe if the wireless carrier is allowed to merge with Sprint, its smaller riv...
17:42, 09/04/2019

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
09:00, 05/28/2019

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
19:00, 08/14/2019

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
15:28, 08/14/2019

More employers are offering workers time to chill in summer A recent survey conducted by MetLife reveals that among emerging benefits such as wellness programs, paid sabbaticals or onsite free services, more time off ranks top of the wish list....
01:00, 07/01/2019

Workers plan walkout over sales to migrant camps Employees for the online retailer Wayfair say they plan a walkout from company headquarters Wednesday in protest of the company selling furniture to migrant detention facilities....
17:28, 06/26/2019

Wayfair workers protest contract with detention center BOSTON (AP) — Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Tex...
15:42, 06/26/2019

DoorDash to Change Pay Model For Delivery Workers After Criticism DoorDash plans to change its compensation structure for delivery workers after facing criticism for applying customer tips toward workers’ guaranteed minimum payments....
17:42, 07/24/2019

BJP Workers Prep Grand Welcome As PM Modi Arrives In Ahmedabad Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ahmedabad this evening to meet with BJP workers, who have been waiting to give him a grand welcome in his home state the landslide victory in the national......
15:28, 05/26/2019

Workers prepared to quit over badly-designed offices New research from Dell has revealed that UK businesses are putting productivity at risk with poor workplace design.Although common complaints like office temperature, noisy colleagues and unnecessary meetings took the top three spots in the company&a...
05:00, 07/04/2019

HAL Workers Go On Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike Over Wages About 500 employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited went on an indefinite relay hunger strike from today, demanding settlement of wages and also salaries on par with other public sector undertakings....
03:28, 06/26/2019

AI at work: Machines are training human workers to be more compassionate AI-powered software Cogito aims to improve customer service agents' emotional intelligence. Basically, the computer helps them to be more human.       ...
14:14, 08/23/2019

UK immigration falls to five-year low as influx of EU workers slows Long-term immigration to Britain dropped to a five-year low last year as the net inflow of European Union migrants fell to its lowest in almost a decade, extending a decline seen since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016....
20:56, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Around 200 Norwegian oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday....
12:42, 05/29/2019

GE secures four-year labor deal with unions for 6,600 workers General Electric Co has clinched a labor deal with all 6,600 of its unionized workers in the United States, averting potential strikes that could have hit the ailing conglomerate's jet engine production, the company and unions said on Wednesday....
21:56, 08/14/2019

Here's how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additional factors for pay variation include franchises in states with higher minimum wage laws and higher ...
00:42, 05/31/2019

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
00:14, 05/31/2019

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now...
23:42, 05/30/2019

'Content Farm' Fires Workers After They Ask Where Their Meager Paychecks Are Mandatory.com is a website that features “funny stuff, viral videos, must-read features, and a whole lot of awesome,” according to its Twitter bio. It also allegedly features wage theft and retaliation against its workers....
11:00, 09/05/2019

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The federal law prohibits discrimination only on the basis of a person’s ...
05:56, 08/24/2019

Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploration activity for new resources, the unions said....
04:28, 06/28/2019

FT: Huawei cuts meetings with US, sends US workers home BEIJING (AP) — The Financial Times is reporting that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts and has sent home numerous U.S. employees working at its Chinese headquarters. The moves come amid gr...
15:28, 05/31/2019

Brazil Will Give Workers Up to $8 Billion to Spur Growth President Jair Bolsonaro will allow Brazilians early access this year to as much as 30 billion reais in funds normally set aside for the unemployed in an effort to spur the country’s moribund economy....
04:14, 07/25/2019

T-Mobile US workers worry Sprint deal will mean job losses T-Mobile US retail employees and technicians delivered a letter late Tuesday for Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges, seeking assurances that their jobs and paychecks will be safe if the wireless carrier is allowed to merge with Sprint, its smaller riv...
23:14, 09/04/2019

Orioles GM fires 11 scouts, front-office workers BALTIMORE — Orioles general manager Mike Elias has fired 11 members of the scouting department and front office as part of an effort to turn around a team in the early stages of a major rebuild. Elias announced the personnel moves Friday. The rookie ...
09:28, 08/24/2019

"Okay To Discipline Party Workers": Mamata Banerjee On Cut Money Row Making her stand clear on the cut money issue, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asserted that there is nothing wrong if she tries to discipline her......
20:56, 06/26/2019

Ocasio-Cortez goes back behind the bar in support of service workers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez returned to her roots slinging drinks in New York City on Friday — serving up cocktails in Queens in support of raising wages for service workers. The Democratic socialist poured the libations at the Queensboro bar in Jackson...
02:42, 06/01/2019

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1....
18:14, 06/28/2019

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
04:28, 06/15/2019

Disabled workers bring a range of strengths and assets to the job Hiring people with disabilities makes for good business. A recent study from Accenture, in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People With Disabilities, found that companies that make efforts to hire those with disabilities...
05:28, 09/04/2019

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Flo...
01:28, 05/22/2019

After El Paso Shooting, Workers Plot Their Own 'What-If' Escape Plans Many workers and managers say talking through similar what-if scenarios has become water-cooler conversation this week after back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
23:00, 08/08/2019

Amazon plans nationwide job fairs to hire 30,000 workers Amazon is going on a hiring spree. The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people by early next year. Amazon is looking for all kinds of workers, from software engineers, who can ea...
19:14, 09/09/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
19:56, 05/21/2019

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be th...
03:56, 08/18/2019

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal officials said could be the largest worksite enforcement operation in a single state....
11:28, 08/08/2019

Microsoft workers are listening to your Skype conversations: report Microsoft contractors have been listening to Skype calls — including personal conversations and even phone sex — made through the app’s translation function, according to a report Wednesday. Skype warns its users that some conversat...
10:42, 08/08/2019

Costco chief among best CEOs for female workers, according to women Compiled data from female staffers found the CEOs who ranked highest for women included the heads of software and IT companies.       ...
21:28, 06/24/2019

EU to help its firms, workers, farmers in case of no-deal Brexit: doc The European Commission on Wednesday will propose financial help for European Union businesses, workers and farmers if Britain crashes out of the bloc without any agreement, a document seen by Reuters said....
23:28, 09/03/2019

Gunmen kidnap Canadian, Scottish oil workers from Nigerian oil rig Gunman kidnapped three oil workers from Canada, Scotland and Nigeria at a rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, officials said - the second abduction in the area in less than a week....
03:28, 04/29/2019

Oil workers reveal a Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources Venezuela oil workers say that the money intended to maintain PDVSA's equipment ended up elsewhere. They point to the thick layer of polluting oil sludge blanketing the shoreline of evidence of neglect....
01:14, 04/29/2019

More than 270 poll workers dead from overwork after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an election official said....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Hundreds of Migrant Workers Flee Kashmir Under Lockdown (JAMMU, India) — Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to return to their far-away villages in northern and eastern India. Some complained on Wednesday that thei...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Apple and Foxconn admit to hiring too many temporary workers Foxconn and Apple have admitted to using far more temporary workers than allowed by Chinese law, according to a report from Bloomberg. The violation was discovered by China Labor Watch (CLW) after a long investigation and confirmed by both Foxconn an...
16:00, 09/09/2019

Islamic State says it kidnapped six aid workers in northeast Nigeria Islamic State's West Africa branch said on Thursday it was responsible for the kidnapping of six aid workers in northeast Nigeria, according to a tweet published by the SITE monitoring group....
22:00, 07/25/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement p...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Unifor says GM Oshawa closure could throw 1,700 parts workers out of a job Unifor, the union that represents about 40,000 workers in the auto industry, wants to ensure parts workers affected by GM's decision to end vehicle assembly at its Oshawa, Ont., plant are fairly compensated for the coinciding loss of jobs....
22:14, 06/25/2019

BJP Workers Celebrate After Party Gets 105 Votes In Floor Test The 14-month-old JDS-Congress coalition in Karnataka lost the trust vote on Tuesday weeks after its 16 legislators and two independent lawmakers withdrew their support....
08:56, 07/24/2019

| Huawei accuses US of harassing workers, attacking network Huawei has lashed out at the US government Tuesday, accusing Washington of orchestrating a campaign to intimidate its employees and launching cyber-attacks to infiltrate its internal network....
05:00, 09/04/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
04:42, 05/23/2019

5 Russian nuclear agency workers killed in blast Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
11:56, 08/11/2019

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad [Updated] This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they were...
23:28, 08/16/2019

United Auto Workers to Target GM First in Labor Negotiations The United Auto Workers said it would target General Motors first in negotiating a new labor contract, aiming to reach a deal with the Detroit auto maker that can be used to set the pattern for talks with Ford and Fiat Chrysler....
05:00, 09/04/2019

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses....
23:28, 05/22/2019

Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says Affidavits unsealed in federal court after last week’s raids show that federal agents believe the companies “willfully and unlawfully” hired undocumented immigrants....
15:56, 08/16/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
05:42, 06/15/2019

The Trump Organization Is Reportedly Still Employing Undocumented Workers The Trump Organization is still employing undocumented workers through its proprietary construction team despite its vowed crackdown on employing undocumented people people earlier this year, Trump construction workers have told the Washington Post....
21:42, 08/09/2019

Workers to dismantle crumbling 'sarcophagus' at Chernobyl by 2023 The hastily constructed "sarcophagus" originally built to prevent radiation leaking from the destroyed reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station is crumbling and will be torn down within four years, officials said....
19:42, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
07:56, 06/15/2019

Strike 2.0: how gig economy workers are using tech to fight back Up to 10 million people in the UK are in precarious work, juggling low paid jobs as cleaners, Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers. But a movement is under way to rewire the economy from withinFatima, from Guinea-Bissau, wakes up in the early hours of t...
15:00, 08/31/2019

Google Contract Workers Vote to Form a Union in the US A group of contract workers for Google have voted to move forward with an effort to unionize, a potential chink in tech's carefully constructed armor against collective bargaining....
15:28, 08/31/2019

GM Still Hasn't Found Jobs for 500 Workers from 'Unallocated' Plants Where General Motors’ laid off employees currently stand, a Fiat Chrysler settlement approval, new land for a new plant and more await you in The Morning Shift for Monday, May 6, 2019....
18:56, 05/06/2019

Google workers stage sit-in to protest alleged retaliation Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw 20,000 workers leave their offices to demonstrate against sexual harassment and pay inequity....
19:14, 05/01/2019

UAW workers lament closing of GM's transmission plant in Mich. While workers lament the plant closing, GM said it will have opportunities for all displaced workers at the plant to transfer to other GM operations....
17:28, 08/01/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be time to start worrying that robots will determine who gets those jobs....
18:14, 05/01/2019

The US auto workers union just decided to walk out on GM — here's why they're striking (GM) GM The UAW ordered its membership to strike General Motors on Sunday night after contract negotiations broke down. GM's 46,000 UAW-represented workers could take to the picket lines. The UAW has been bristling for a strike since early 2019, when GM ...
23:14, 09/15/2019

Polish Amazon workers demand their salaries be doubled Amazon workers in Poland are demanding that their salaries be roughly doubled, the latest in a spate of labour disputes to hit the world's largest online retailer....
14:56, 05/09/2019

Facebook Invites Journalists to See New 'War Room,' Won't Let Them Ask Workers Questions Facebook, the social media giant that helped enable genocide and yet is still allowed to exist for some reason, had a big public relations push this weekend. And if the news stories that came out are giving you a sense of deja vu, you’re not alone.Re...
16:56, 05/06/2019

46,000 General Motors Workers To Go On Strike For First Time In A Decade The United Auto Workers union called a nationwide strike against General Motors Sunday, with some 46,000 members set to walk off the job beginning at midnight amid an impasse in contract talks....
03:28, 09/16/2019

Taliban Open New Front Against Aid Workers While Talking Peace The group was unusually harsh in its rhetoric toward main target, pointing out U.S. ties, even as peace talks with American envoys continued in Qatar....
16:42, 05/09/2019

Germany compensates almost 900 more WWII 'ghetto workers': report Almost 900 more so-called ghetto workers received compensation from the government, German media have reported. But critics say it is too little, and that many of those eligible know how to apply for the payments....
13:56, 09/13/2019

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some. In recent weeks, workers in Amaz...
02:28, 07/16/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate’s beating LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisville, Kentucky, jail. News outlets report a U.S. Department of Justice statement says the federal i...
17:14, 05/09/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate's beating Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisville, Kentucky, jail....
18:42, 05/09/2019

Burger King to Florida workers: Mopping tabletops is not OK JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Burger King is retraining workers in a Florida franchise after an employee was caught on video cleaning a table with a floor mop. Disgusted customer Katie Duran shared her video with News4Jax, complaining that she had just e...
15:42, 06/10/2019

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
01:28, 07/16/2019

Descendants reflect on Chinese rail workers 150 years later More than a century after Chinese workers helped build a portion of the Transcontinental Railroad, their descendants are pushing for more than a token mention in history. Members of the Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association are gathering i...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Former Orange bosses stand trial over workers' suicides Former bosses at leading French telecoms group Orange were due to go on trial on Monday over a series of suicides at the company in the late 2000s - a traumatic episode that shocked the nation and raised questions over corporate culture....
19:28, 05/06/2019

In Video, BSP Workers Attack Leader With Chairs. He Escapes, Somehow In the video, shot on a mobile phone, BSP state-in-chiefSandeep Tajne is seen surrounded by a crowd of agitated party workers who are pulling at his shirt and attacking him with plastic chairs...
12:14, 06/18/2019

Alaska ferry workers, state try mediation to end strike Alaska ferry workers and state officials were seeking a federal mediator's help on Saturday to end a strike that has disrupted travel during the peak summer tourist season as the labor dispute surfaced in the 2020 presidential campaign....
08:42, 07/28/2019

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades....
00:14, 06/11/2019

3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy Three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy have been charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves, officials said Monday....
00:56, 06/11/2019

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing restructuring efforts to better position GM for the future....
20:14, 07/16/2019

Amazon Prime Day means protest for workers in Minnesota One-hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
19:56, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Power company secures 13,000 workers for Dorian Florida’s largest power company says it has secured about 13,000 employees and additional personnel to work to restore powerlines and equipment damaged by Hurricane Dorian...
01:42, 08/30/2019

Chevron, BHP evacuate workers from Gulf of Mexico due to hurricane Major offshore oil and gas producers on Friday were evacuating non-essential staff from production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico due to the threat from Hurricane Dorian....
05:28, 08/31/2019

Younger Workers Report Biggest Gains in Pay Happiness American workers under 35 report being happier with their paychecks than people over 55 for the first time since at least 2011, according to a new report from the Conference Board....
18:00, 08/29/2019

Amazon sued for discriminating against pregnant warehouse workers Retail behemoth Amazon has been entangled in a fresh controversy for the way it treats its warehouse workers. According a new CNET investigation by Alfred Ng and Ben Fox Rubin, it has been found that the company has faced at least seven lawsuits from...
12:14, 05/07/2019

Nine in 10 workers miss this valuable retirement savings opportunity More companies are adding a Roth option to their 401(k) plans to let workers stash after-tax dollars for retirement. Financial advisors say this is a good way to maximize income and minimize your tax bill once you've retired....
16:56, 07/20/2019

Trump administration expected to add 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the U.S. It could benefit oyster shucking companies, fisheries, loggers and seasonal hotels, including Trump's own Mar-a-Lago club.        ...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Whole Foods workers say conditions declined after Amazon takeover Employees described increasing pressure to push Amazon Prime deals and memberships, understaffing and increased workloadsSince being bought by Amazon two years ago, employees at Whole Foods say their working conditions have declined markedly amid inc...
08:28, 07/16/2019

Workers of the world face multiple challenges, says new report As you might expect, there are big differences between the working conditions faced in El Salvador and Germany. Yet there are many common problems as well, says a new report on global working conditions....
01:28, 05/07/2019

Facebook contract workers look at your private posts to help train its AI A new report from Reuters has revealed how contract workers for Facebook and Instagram are looking at your private posts to help the social media platforms train their AI systems. Reuters suggests contractors are annotating the posts based on five “d...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Pemex agrees salary rises with oil workers union Mexico's state oil company Pemex said on Wednesday that it had agreed with the oil workers union to raise salaries and benefits while seeking to manage the heavily indebted company's delicate financial situation....
06:42, 08/01/2019

|Cosatuhailsdemeritsystem:Roaddeathsa'massivedrain'oneconomy,workers'pockets The Congress of South African Trade Unions has hit back at critics of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act, saying it is both a "progressive" and "draconian" move to curb the economic and human cost of traffic accide...
23:42, 08/20/2019

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping. The high court said Monday that federal law ap...
16:42, 06/10/2019

Indiana construction workers discover 12,000-year-old mastodon Construction workers excavating a new sewer line in Indiana unearthed what scientists believe to be the remains of a 12,000-year-old mastodon that roamed the area at the end of the last ice age....
01:00, 05/04/2019

For Amazon workers in Minnesota, Prime Day means protest One hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
17:42, 07/15/2019

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor's degrees in April Unemployment for workers without bachelor's degrees fell to a record low in April, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a sign the recovery is benefiting the people most in need of help as it stretches toward a 10th year....
18:14, 05/03/2019

The endless talk about a shortage of skilled workers in Germany How big is the shortage of qualified workers in Germany really? In some industries, the line of job seekers is running low. In many others, the problems are not as they seem and are often homemade....
15:14, 05/01/2019

Workers picket GM plants as UAW contract talks resume Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers resumed talks Monday at 10 a.m. EDT to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations....
19:00, 09/16/2019

How much awkward small talk office workers put up with each week How was your evening? Did you see “Big Little Lies”? Questions like these might sound familiar, as the average office worker endures 21 bouts of awkward colleague small talk per week, according to new research. A study examining the intri...
00:00, 07/27/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of the deadly virus, the health ministry said....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Port Authority workers rescue cat from Lincoln Tunnel A frightened kitten was rescued from the Lincoln Tunnel catwalk early Wednesday morning, according to reports. Port Authority workers Maeghan Grant and Christopher Lizotte traveled almost the whole length of the tunnel to save the stranded kitty afte...
03:56, 08/29/2019

'It's because we were union members': Boeing fires workers who organized Workers terminated by the aircraft maker in South Carolina see their dismissals as part of efforts to stifle a nascent unionRichard Mester worked for Boeing in South Carolina as a flight safety inspector for five years before being suddenly fired – a...
14:14, 05/03/2019

Apple suspends Siri recordings after workers overhear 'sex' Apple has suspended access to Siri recordings for contractors following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential and intimate encounters, including drug deals and people having sex....
12:14, 08/02/2019

New Jersey first in U.S. to mandate 'panic buttons' for hotel workers New Jersey became the first of the United States Tuesday to pass a law requiring hotels provide "panic buttons" that employees can activate in case of an emergency....
19:56, 06/11/2019

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
10:28, 07/20/2019

More than 49,000 United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Union members shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the US after contract talks with the company deterioratedMore than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early o...
17:42, 09/16/2019

Boeing to hire 'few hundred' workers to support grounded 737 MAX Boeing needs a “few hundred” temporary employees to help oversee its grounded fleet of 737 MAX jets as the company works to return the planes to the skies....
03:14, 08/22/2019

Huawei’s founder just sent a desperate but brutal memo to workers When he was a younger man, Huawei’s billionaire founder Ren Zhengfei joined China’s People’s Liberation Army as an engineer, at one point heading out with the army for China’s frigid north as part of a crew tasked with buildin...
22:56, 08/20/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
07:28, 06/17/2019

Three workers missing after Chicago-area plant explosion Three workers were missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb that injured four other employees, a fire official said....
17:56, 05/04/2019

Stop & Shop workers reach new deal after strike BOSTON (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have ratified a new contract that came out of an 11-day strike at New England’s biggest grocery chain. The last of five United Food & Commercial Workers ...
18:14, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMay and June are the low season in Sri Lanka, but this year, following the Easter Sunday bombings, tour...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Workers see job promises vanish as bosses pocket Trump tax windfall AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the oppositeStephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center in Meriden, Connecticut, for over 20 years before the giant telecoms company announced it was closing...
11:14, 06/16/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut....
11:42, 05/07/2019

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
09:42, 06/03/2019

Bombardier to sell key Northern Ireland plant, shocking workers Canada's Bombardier Inc shocked workers in Northern Ireland on Thursday by announcing it would sell its Belfast operation, the largest high-tech manufacturer in the British region, which employs 3,600 people....
15:56, 05/02/2019

Disabled workers face additional challenges getting hired — here’s how to ace the interview When it comes to job interviews, feeling nervous or self-conscious is a given. But people with disabilities face additional obstacles. “They still experience stigma and prejudice in society and need to prepare how to deal with it in a job interview,”...
05:28, 09/04/2019

As they build India's first camp for illegals, some workers fear detention there Across a river in a remote part of India's northeast, laborers have cleared dense forest in an area equivalent to about seven soccer fields and are building the first mass detention center for illegal immigrants....
04:14, 09/08/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut. The strike began last Friday and raised concerns it could paralyze the country...
11:14, 05/07/2019

How Amazon is fighting back against workers' increasing efforts to unionize Momentum to organize has picked up at Amazon, but unionizing efforts haven't come far. Amazon increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour and is fending off unions with tweets, training videos and new hires....
21:42, 08/22/2019

Universal water park closes early, workers taken to hospital ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Volcano Bay water park at Universal Orlando Resort closed early Sunday and at least four workers were taken to hospitals for what theme park officials say were “technical issues.” Workers and some guests complaine...
21:42, 06/03/2019

Workers are putting in fewer hours. Is that a sign a recession is coming? Americans have worked fewer hours this year amid a trade war and global slowdown. That could foreshadow a slowdown in hiring, even a recession.       ...
18:28, 09/05/2019

Report: Blaze engulfs 2 Iranian pipelines, 5 workers injured Iran's official IRNA news agency says firefighters have brought under control a blaze that engulfed two oil and gas pipelines in southwestern, oil-rich Khuzestan province....
08:56, 05/07/2019

Construction workers hit gas line in Williamsburg, forcing building evacuations Construction workers in Williamsburg hit a gas pipe Thursday morning, forcing people to evacuate two buildings, according to officials. The call came in just before 8 a.m. for a gas leak near 236 Broadway, near the entrance to the Williamsburg Bridge...
21:14, 08/29/2019

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization....
05:14, 06/15/2019

United Electrical Workers union endorses Bernie Sanders The United Electrical Workers union endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday, praising him for challenging corporate America....
00:56, 08/27/2019

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having facial hair. The bill amends the state’s Human Rights Law clarifying that employers cannot ̶...
02:00, 08/10/2019

Apple, Foxconn say they overly relied on temporary workers in China Apple Inc and manufacturing partner Foxconn Technology Co Ltd on Monday rebutted allegations of lapses in people management levelled by a non-profit monitor of worker rights, though confirmed they employed too many temporary workers....
10:00, 09/09/2019

Amazon Workers Strike Outside Eagan, Minnesota, Delivery Station Amazon is well known for its sprawling Fulfillment Centers and the lackluster working conditions therein, but just as important to its logistics operations are its delivery hubs—smaller, and often staffed heavily with part-time workers. Likely embold...
19:00, 08/08/2019

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action in a single state....
15:28, 08/08/2019

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Exclusive: Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses • How Queensland government workers paid the price for fruit fly eradicationQueensland government biosecurity workers wer...
01:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
19:42, 05/21/2019

Chevron evacuates non-essential workers from Gulf of Mexico due to storm Chevron Corp began evacuating non-essential workers on Friday from the Petronius and Blind Faith platforms in the eastern Gulf of Mexico due to the threat from Hurricane Dorian, the company said....
23:42, 08/30/2019

E-bike bandits are terrorizing Bronx delivery workers: cops A pair of e-bike thieves have been terrorizing delivery workers in the Bronx over the last two months and stealing their souped-up cycles, according to the NYPD. Cops say the two crooks have robbed at least eight people while on their routes througho...
11:28, 05/08/2019

Labor Groups Press New York to Protect App-Based Workers Buoyed by legislative passage of a bill in California, unions in New York are pushing to change state law to extend employment protections for app-based workers....
11:42, 09/16/2019

Alaska ferry workers strike for 6th day contract talks break off A federal mediator on Monday suspended contract talks aimed at settling a strike that has shut down Alaska’s state ferry system at the peak of the tourist season, with services to more than 30 coastal communities halted for a sixth straight day....
20:42, 07/30/2019

Trump tax cut doesn't benefit workers, Dem candidate Andrew Yang says Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that recently released economic numbers do not reflect the situation that many Americans deal with every day....
06:14, 05/08/2019

Apple, Foxconn admit they hired too many temporary workers in China Apple and manufacturing partner Foxconn on Monday rebutted allegations of lapses in people management leveled by a non-profit monitor of worker rights, though confirmed they employed too many temporary workers. The response comes after China Labor Wa...
16:28, 09/09/2019

Auto workers union to strike against General Motors at midnight The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday morning it will strike against General Motors at midnight after its members failed to reach a new labor agreement 24 hours....
19:00, 09/15/2019

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
03:28, 08/17/2019

Boeing Sued By Man Claiming Co-Workers Used N-Word, Put Noose At His Desk An African American employee at Boeing's Charleston, South Carolina, plant has alleged that he was a "victim to targeted racial harassment of an intentionally extreme and outrageous nature," according......
06:28, 06/18/2019

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said....
01:00, 05/31/2019

United Nations condemns car bomb that killed workers in Benghazi The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned a car bomb attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed three staff members and injured dozens of others, including civilians....
03:00, 08/13/2019

World's biggest Nutella factory blocked by striking workers A factory in northern France that makes a quarter of the world's Nutella has been blockaded for a week. Key ingredients are reportedly running low and the owners have threatened to heavily fine the strikers....
23:56, 06/03/2019

Workers at KSC told they’ll be fired for taking rocket photos [Updated] Enlarge / In 2011, media representatives vie for the best positions for their camera tripods at Press Site 1 near Space Launch Complex 17B on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (credit: NASA) 4pm ET Tuesday Update: In an email, a spokeswoman for NA...
14:28, 05/02/2019

Domestic Workers Are Killed in Cyprus, and Authorities Face a Reckoning At least seven women and girls are believed to be victims of a Cyprus serial killer. The case raised questions about the treatment of domestic workers....
01:42, 05/03/2019

These poultry plants used E-Verify. They still hired hundreds of undocumented workers. The federal employment verification system checks the personal information new hires submit against existing government records and flags any mismatches. But it doesn’t detect when the new hire is using someone else’s identification....
00:42, 08/17/2019

Ford Workers Who Sued Over Sexual Harassment Face Setback A judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by 33 women cannot proceed as a class-action suit. The women said that harassment was endemic at two Chicago plants....
01:00, 08/24/2019

Angry at your employer? More workers, like Wayfair walkout protesters, are speaking up Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon.       ...
13:56, 06/28/2019

Wayfair Workers Stage Walkout Over Sales to Border Camps Employees of Wayfair Inc. walked out of the company’s Boston headquarters in protest of the online retailer’s sale of $200,000 worth of bedroom furniture to a southern border facility for migrant children seeking asylum in the U.S....
23:42, 06/26/2019

Dunkin' dumps store owners for hiring undocumented workers The world famous doughnut maker Dunkin', outraged that some franchises are not using the required E-Verify system to make sure its workers are documented, has moved to oust the owners and take over the restaurants....
02:28, 07/02/2019

Flexible schedules are attracting more workers — what are the pros and cons? More people are citing flexibility, including temporary assignments, as a key workplace desire. But there are potential trade offs.       ...
11:42, 09/16/2019

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Yumi Ishikawa’s petition against being forced to wear high heels at the office went viral around the ...
10:28, 06/13/2019

DoorDash updates its payment model, but workers still miss out on tips DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company -- it's already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits along with the standard faire of snacks, meals and beer. But the company has attracted criticism for...
13:28, 06/28/2019

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao. The body of the last worker listed as missing was recovered Saturday, five days after...
09:56, 06/02/2019

'Just like a real office': workers use public parking as co-working space WePark is a radical rethinking of city space, which started in San Francisco and has spread as far afield as Toulouse, Bristol, LA and Portland“If we were designing cities from scratch, would we choose to create the car-centric, parking-dominated spa...
12:14, 05/04/2019

DoorDash Is Proof of How Easy It Is to Exploit Workers When Their Boss Is an Algorithm We’re getting quite used to our algorithmic overlords. We’ve ceded, for the most part, that complex and invisible rulesets determine who will see our missives, travel pics, and RT dunks. More substantially, millions of workers now toil, essentially, ...
00:42, 07/27/2019

Win Over People With Hard Work: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi To BJP Workers Cautioning party workers against arrogance, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said they should win over more people with their hard work and decent behaviour....
20:42, 07/27/2019

The Memphis hospital suing its own workers for unpaid medical bills It’s not uncommon for hospitals to sue patients over unpaid debts, but what is striking at Methodist is how many of those patients end up being its own employeesThis year, a Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare housekeeper left her job just three hours in...
13:56, 06/28/2019

BJP's Diamond Harbour Candidate Alleges Assault By Trinamool Workers Nilanjan Roy, the BJP's Lok Sabha election candidate from Diamond Harbour in West Bengal, was attacked by a group of men as he headed out to campaign on Saturday. Mr Roy, who was on an open top car,......
05:00, 05/05/2019

Public sector workers to receive biggest pay rise in six years Public sector workers including teachers, soldiers and police officers will reportedly be given pay rises above inflation as part of new government plans....
09:42, 07/19/2019

Nuclear power plant workers prep for shutdown after 47 years PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Workers at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station are prepping for the plant’s shutdown after 47 years of operation. On Friday, a team of workers will begin the process of reducing the plant’s power output from the curre...
01:42, 05/29/2019

ICE offices, workers hit by wave of violence and threats: ‘We know where all your children live’ Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) workers are facing a rapidly escalating series of threats, including protesters threatening their children and shots being fired at their offices, amid a rising tide of anti-ICE rhetoric from the left fueled ...
19:28, 08/14/2019

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 workers A fire official says a 23-meter (60-feet) high wall has collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts in western India, killing at least 16 workers living there...
04:56, 06/29/2019

Search for missing workers resumes at plant rocked by blast WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are resuming their search for two bodies believed to be buried in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory rocked by a massive explosion and fire. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the search for the ...
00:00, 05/06/2019

Mayawati's Party Sacks 2 Brothers For Allegedly Misbehaving With Workers Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Friday expelled two former legislators - Guddu Pandit and his brother Mukesh Sharma - for misbehaving with the party workers during campaigning forthe Lok Sabha election....
14:00, 06/28/2019

Apple apologises for allowing workers to listen to Siri recordings Contractors graded accidental activations including recordings of users having sexApple has apologised for allowing contractors to listen to voice recordings of Siri users in order to grade them.The company made the announcement after it completed a ...
14:28, 08/29/2019

Heckled By BJP Workers, Car Vandalised, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress MLA Udyan Guha alleged that he was heckled by BJP activists in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Sunday and his car vandalised as he was on his way to a party programme....
21:14, 06/30/2019

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity....
10:56, 07/03/2019

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions over the rising use of robots in the UK economy, according to a report.According to the commission on ...
07:56, 06/26/2019

Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – those who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanistan and Bangladesh – who identify as transgender, ...
23:28, 05/06/2019

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller after more than 500 workers walked off the job due to concerns over the use of the glyphosate-based Round...
14:14, 07/04/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
18:56, 07/04/2019

Auto workers to strike over GM contract talks impasse, union says 49,000 members at General Motors plants will go on strike on Sunday night after negotiations had broken downThe United Auto Workers union has said its 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the US will go on strike on Sunday night, because contra...
21:43, 09/15/2019

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
22:28, 05/23/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
01:14, 05/07/2019

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 million. The Clarion Ledger reports New Orleans attorney Alysson Mills filed the lawsuit last week. The l...
11:42, 05/30/2019

20 jail workers subpoenaed in Jeffrey Epstein suicide probe The probe into the Manhattan jail suicide of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has intensified, with as many as 20 corrections workers getting slapped with grand jury subpoenas, according to a report. Among those being hauled into court are ...
01:42, 08/23/2019

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby Diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro ...
04:42, 06/28/2019

Simulation trains front-line child welfare workers An Illinois child welfare agency under fire for some high-profile deaths is giving workers hands-on training. Trainees walk through mock homes and role-play scenarios with actors to prepare for investigating abuse and neglect claims. (Aug. 23)  ...
13:56, 08/23/2019

Here's where GM layoffs stand after stunning blow to factory workers GM said it has jobs for all the 2,800 hourly workers affected by its move to idle four U.S. factories. Here's a look at how the numbers stack up.        ...
22:14, 05/06/2019

As many as 100 chicken plant workers reportedly fired after Mississippi ICE raid There are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 employees have been fired at a chicken processing plant in Morton.        ...
23:28, 08/14/2019

Trinamool Workers Broke Tubewells After Defeat In Bengal Villages: BJP The BJP has accused West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress of breaking tubewells and snapping water lines in three areas of West Burdwan and Birbhum districts soon after the results of the national......
09:00, 05/30/2019

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
00:56, 07/04/2019

Yemeni workers search for bodies at prison hit by Arab coalition Yemeni rescue workers searched for bodies amid concrete debris and twisted steel wreckage on Monday, two days after air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition hit a prison complex killing more than 100 people....
23:00, 09/02/2019

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested In Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their employers are yet to be charged. They might never be. They typically aren’t. Immigration and Customs...
04:00, 08/10/2019

Trump administration to issue 30,000 additional visas for temporary workers The Trump administration announced Monday that it will make 30,000 additional visas available for temporary non-agricultural workers available in 2019 through the H-2B visa program. The decision was made the by the administration last month and leake...
20:56, 05/06/2019

Corporations are abusing people. Here's how to better protect workers and consumers. From wage theft to predatory lending to unsafe housing, state and local prosecutors have power to hold corporations accountable. They should use it.       ...
17:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. General Motors workers to strike, likely impact Canadian operations A strike by 49,200 union workers would bring to a halt GM’s U.S. production, and would likely stop the company from making vehicles in Canada and Mexico as well....
22:56, 09/15/2019

"We Love America": Trump's Undocumented Ex-Workers Seek Meeting With Him More than 20 undocumented workers previously employed by President Donald Trump's company have requested a meeting with their former boss to discuss how to update the country's immigration system and......
07:56, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 12-UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since '07 The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed for the picket lines in the morning, union officials said early Monday....
08:14, 09/16/2019

3 workers dead, dozens missing in Cambodia building collapse PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville, killing three workers and according to police leaving some 30 others trapped in the rubble. The city police chief, ...
06:14, 06/22/2019

Newspaper Owned by Richest Man in the World Lays Off Non-Union Workers Management at the Washington Post, which is owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, announced plans on Wednesday to scrap the Express, a free newspaper for local commuters....
17:28, 09/12/2019

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:14, 06/11/2019

Ex-Goldman Sachs VP told he ‘sounded too gay’ by co-workers sues firm A gay vice president at Goldman Sachs claims his sexual orientation was the subject of “office fodder” — and that he was once excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday....
19:14, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
03:00, 06/06/2019

'Our paychecks bounced': US workers in limbo as coalmines suddenly close Blackjewel files for Chapter 11 in a move critics say is increasingly used to avoid paying workers what they are owedOn 1 July, Missy Cole was notified by her bank that her husband’s most recent paycheck had bounced, leaving their account more than $...
15:14, 07/22/2019

Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards FIFA have for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an investigative report by German broadcaster WDR....
14:14, 06/06/2019

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Transit union boss whines about coverage of cheating MTA workers Instead of chiding MTA employees who were busted abusing their tax-payer funded jobs, a transit union boss on Thursday lashed out at The Post and the agency’s inspector general for reporting on the fraud. “The media’s open season on...
22:28, 07/11/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away from coal mining, export and power production, ma...
20:28, 05/15/2019

Talking In Workplace As Trump Can Get US Workers Fired, Employers Fined While President Donald Trump's remark that four congresswomen of color should "go back" to their ancestral countries was condemned as racist and wrong, similar comments by others have generated far......
03:56, 08/03/2019

US fast-food workers demand better pay amid growing violence A bill making its way through the Senate would set the hourly wage at $15 nationwide, to be enacted over six yearsMaria Torres followed eight sprinting co-workers into the kitchen’s walk-in fridge, screaming “Gun!” They locked the door against an arm...
11:14, 08/04/2019

Ford Workers Question Auto Maker's Path to Turnaround More of the auto maker's workers are feeling unsure about its strategy and looking for clearer communication from the company’s leadership team, according to employee-survey results....
02:56, 04/30/2019

Pete Buttigieg says gig workers should be allowed to unionize during Democratic debate Reuters South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said, as president, he would allow gig workers to unionize. "There are people in the gig economy who go through more jobs in a week than my parents went through in their lifetime," Buttigieg said during the de...
11:28, 08/01/2019

Teamsters Union nixes popular NYCHA workers’ deal The members of the biggest labor union at the city's embattled New York City Housing Authority rejected a tentative contract deal that traded bonuses and wage hikes in exchange for weekend shifts....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Burger King beard ban infringes workers' rights, says Catalonia Rule that male workers should wear ties and female staff ribbons is discriminatory, officials also sayBurger King workers in Barcelona will be able to lay down their razors after Catalan authorities decided the fast food giant’s prohibition on beards...
04:42, 08/01/2019

On the other side of Prime Day, Amazon workers brace for ‘two months of hell’ As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some. In recent weeks, workers in Amazon’s fulfillment ...
03:42, 07/16/2019

BJP Workers Clash With Cops In Bengal After MP Alleges Attack By Officer Several BJP supporters and cops were injured this morning in a clash in Titagrah area of North 24 Parganas district in Bengal after the BJP called a 12-hour bandh today to "condemn attack" on......
09:56, 09/02/2019

Walmart Workers' New Security Threat Is Active Shooters, Not Shoplifters Walmart, with thousands of stores across the country, is often a target for criminals. But the retail giant has never before experienced the carnage left by a mass shooting at one of its stores in El Paso, Texas, this weekend....
22:42, 08/04/2019