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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 Ube...

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 mus...
21:42 2019-09-11

‘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,...
05:42 2019-09-12

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.    ...
19:56 2019-07-17

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 contracto...
02:00 2019-05-31

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...
19:28 2019-07-11

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...
09:42 2019-09-13

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 ...
15:14 2019-09-11

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...
19:14 2019-09-11

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 targetin...
19:42 2019-09-11

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...
04:14 2019-06-03

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 fo...
01:28 2019-08-05

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...
15:42 2019-09-11

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 indepen...
11:42 2019-09-11

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 b...
18:00 2019-09-12

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 legislato...
04:00 2019-09-12

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 Tech...
23:42 2019-09-11

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.  ...
14:38 2019-05-21

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 Ub...
01:00 2019-08-28

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 aft...
05:28 2019-07-11

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.   &#...
06:42 2019-09-16

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland...
19:00 2019-07-24

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
16:42 2019-05-22

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-...
19:42 2019-07-16

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 ...
06:28 2019-08-26

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...
17:42 2019-08-19

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 Br...
17:56 2019-09-16

Workers' Pay Gains Level Off Compensation gains for U.S. workers continued to outpace inflation in the second quarter, but those increases leveled off. Economists’ have offered w...
13:14 2019-08-01

Why PM Wants BJP Workers Across Country To Look At Tripura Prime Minister Narendra Modi today credited the BJP's winning streak in elections in Tripura to "the power of development politics", and asked party ...
07:56 2019-08-02

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 exe...
23:14 2019-05-24

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 w...
16:28 2019-09-07

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. Ju...
17:14 2019-07-16

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 i...
00:00 2019-07-16

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 ...
17:00 2019-07-01

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. Unem...
15:42 2019-09-02

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 a letter to employees that the company would be ...
05:00 2019-06-28

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 j...
06:56 2019-09-10

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, especial...
00:56 2019-09-03

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 16...
05:56 2019-07-12

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...
04:00 2019-09-12

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 t...
09:56 2019-06-07

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 possibili...
00:28 2019-07-20

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 an...
18:14 2019-06-15

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...
12:14 2019-09-17

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.  ...
10:14 2019-08-01

Workers are ready to ditch passwords Workers across the world are ready to embrace new security measures and ditch passwords for good, new research has claimed.A report from Okta found t...
11:56 2019-06-18

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 corrupti...
16:42 2019-09-16

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 ...
09:42 2019-08-08

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 a...
05:42 2019-08-08

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 th...
14:42 2019-09-16

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...
16:14 2019-08-01

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 un...
19:14 2019-08-05

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. &...
20:28 2019-08-05

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 se...
23:42 2019-07-22

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 demonstrate...
09:56 2019-06-28

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 en...
21:28 2019-07-12

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....
03:00 2019-08-01

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...
19:14 2019-07-11

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. &...
00:56 2019-08-09

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...
02:28 2019-09-03

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....
03:14 2019-09-03

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, a...
07:14 2019-09-04

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....
11:42 2019-09-11

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 ed...
22:28 2019-07-09

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 discussion of how automation may fundamentally change the ...
18:56 2019-08-07

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 ...
18:00 2019-08-30

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...
15:56 2019-07-17

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 lay...
23:42 2019-07-19

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 comp...
21:42 2019-07-15

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 ...
21:14 2019-08-20

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 possibilit...
03:56 2019-07-20

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 c...
21:56 2019-08-27

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 possibilit...
13:42 2019-07-21

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...
21:14 2019-08-16

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 layo...
03:56 2019-07-20

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 a...
16:56 2019-08-28

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 bl...
05:42 2019-07-22

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 i...
01:56 2019-07-23

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, authoritie...
17:00 2019-07-23

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 wo...
20:42 2019-07-12

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 c...
08:42 2019-07-24

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.  ...
23:56 2019-06-03

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 ...
01:42 2019-08-23

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...
15:14 2019-07-09

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 F...
15:56 2019-06-07

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....
00:42 2019-07-02

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.   ...
10:42 2019-09-17

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.      ...
17:56 2019-09-17

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, so...
09:28 2019-09-15

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 fr...
15:56 2019-05-22

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 o...
15:14 2019-05-21

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 misconce...
19:28 2019-06-11

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 forei...
05:56 2019-06-15

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 miscondu...
05:14 2019-05-22

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 A...
06:42 2019-06-15

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 ...
14:42 2019-09-16

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 fa...
17:00 2019-09-16

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 ...
01:56 2019-09-17

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 ...
09:28 2019-06-15

Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Workers, EEOC Says Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female store workers by paying less or denying promotions because of their gender, the EEOC said in memos vi...
02:14 2019-09-18

‘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 coul...
19:28 2019-09-16

PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat with women who pick plastic from garbage and helped them out on Wednesday, in an event in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. ...
12:00 2019-09-11

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 st...
00:00 2019-09-13

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)  &#...
23:28 2019-09-17

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 ...
12:14 2019-06-18

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...
20:28 2019-07-08

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 an...
05:00 2019-09-08

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, ...
20:00 2019-07-08

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 retiremen...
13:28 2019-06-13

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 ju...
03:56 2019-09-16

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 i...
16:00 2019-07-08

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...
18:28 2019-06-08

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. Th...
13:28 2019-06-19

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 ass...
09:14 2019-05-23

GM's UAW workers to go on nationwide strike for first time in 12 years The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight...
18:42 2019-09-15

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 peop...
19:42 2019-07-02

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 hopi...
22:28 2019-09-10

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 i...
00:56 2019-07-23

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...
16:56 2019-07-20

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 ...
02:56 2019-06-11

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 ...
05:56 2019-06-17

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...
04:42 2019-07-22

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 o...
20:14 2019-06-11

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 ...
04:14 2019-08-05

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 ...
23:42 2019-08-03

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 e...
13:56 2019-08-03

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 in...
22:28 2019-08-02

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...
18:42 2019-08-02

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 ...
04:14 2019-06-15

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 St...
16:56 2019-08-02

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage...
23:56 2019-06-11

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...
17:42 2019-08-02

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....
06:42 2019-08-02

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 A...
08:14 2019-06-15

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 mana...
05:14 2019-08-01

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 Aut...
08:14 2019-06-15

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...
17:42 2019-07-24

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....
11:00 2019-07-20

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. ...
17:00 2019-07-15

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, l...
00:14 2019-07-15

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 craf...
14:28 2019-06-12

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 PS...
19:28 2019-06-28

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 ...
05:28 2019-07-13

"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 th...
20:14 2019-06-06

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 t...
22:42 2019-06-30

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 Twi...
21:28 2019-06-06

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 ...
15:56 2019-07-12

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 contractor...
22:56 2019-07-11

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 of...
03:42 2019-07-04

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...
16:00 2019-07-08

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 no...
17:56 2019-07-08

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 negotiation...
16:14 2019-07-10

Suit alleges racial discrimination against school workers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit alleges racial discrimination against African American maintenance workers in Kentucky’s largest school distri...
17:28 2019-06-07

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 s...
17:14 2019-07-15

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 effort...
20:00 2019-07-15

‘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 ...
21:14 2019-07-15

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 ...
01:42 2019-06-11

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged California legislators to keep the Southern C...
00:56 2019-06-21

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 hopeMa...
16:14 2019-07-19

2 more duck boat workers indicted in sinking that killed 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last sum...
00:56 2019-06-21

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 floo...
16:28 2019-06-10

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...
21:42 2019-07-16

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-wor...
16:28 2019-06-10

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. ...
19:42 2019-07-16

Tesla workers say they used electrical tape in Model 3 production Tesla may have broken its own records, manufacturing 72,531 Model 3 sedans in the three months that ended June 30th. But employees say in the push to...
17:14 2019-07-16

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...
14:14 2019-07-16

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 g...
10:56 2019-06-12

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...
01:14 2019-07-16

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...
00:42 2019-06-24

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in ...
21:42 2019-07-15

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...
19:00 2019-06-27

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, citin...
01:14 2019-07-10

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 peopl...
06:00 2019-09-10

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. ...
13:00 2019-08-27

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...
09:42 2019-08-24

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 1...
05:42 2019-08-24

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....
21:14 2019-08-23

Germany compensates almost 900 more WWII ghetto workers: report Almost 900 more ghetto workers received compensation from the government, German media have reported. But critics say it is too little, and that many...
16:28 2019-09-13

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 ...
07:14 2019-08-22

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...
02:28 2019-08-21

|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 ...
21:42 2019-08-20

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 worke...
19:28 2019-09-15

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 emplo...
07:42 2019-08-20

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...
05:42 2019-08-19

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 Bhara...
04:56 2019-08-19

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 o...
05:28 2019-08-18

United Auto Workers Calls for Strike at GM's U.S. Factories The United Auto Workers has called for a strike at General Motors’ U.S. factories, its first major work stoppage in more than a decade. Union leaders...
23:56 2019-09-15

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...
23:42 2019-08-16

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...
02:42 2019-09-16

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 s...
04:14 2019-05-22

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 agai...
20:56 2019-05-21

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other...
19:14 2019-05-23

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 pr...
07:14 2019-05-23

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 ow...
23:28 2019-05-22

| 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-a...
06:28 2019-09-05

'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. I...
00:29 2019-09-05

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 Associatio...
17:42 2019-09-04

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 job...
17:42 2019-09-04

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 job...
17:14 2019-09-04

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 hom...
15:42 2019-05-26

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...
12:56 2019-08-31

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 un...
12:00 2019-08-31

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 th...
04:28 2019-08-31

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 damag...
03:14 2019-08-30

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 ap...
19:42 2019-09-10

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 re...
16:00 2019-08-29

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...
06:14 2019-05-28

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 undocume...
19:42 2019-08-16

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 hav...
22:00 2019-08-14

After Mass Shootings, 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 shooti...
13:14 2019-08-08

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...
05:28 2019-09-17

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 ...
12:28 2019-09-09

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 und...
22:56 2019-08-09

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...
20:28 2019-08-09

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 ...
14:14 2019-05-31

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 shooti...
06:00 2019-08-09

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...
06:42 2019-09-17

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.    ...
10:42 2019-09-17

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 dec...
21:14 2019-05-24

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 re...
09:14 2019-08-08

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 offic...
05:14 2019-08-08

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 wage...
02:14 2019-06-01

Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Workers, EEOC Finds Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female store workers by paying less or denying promotions because of their gender, the EEOC said in memos vi...
19:28 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-Walmart likely discriminated against female workers, U.S. agency says Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying them less, denying them promotions or both, because of their gender, the U.S. E...
20:14 2019-09-17

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 appR...
21:42 2019-08-07

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 par...
00:00 2019-09-13

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 ...
13:28 2019-06-18

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....
06:56 2019-08-11

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 Wor...
21:14 2019-08-14

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. Additi...
00:14 2019-05-31

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 Pre...
18:56 2019-08-14

| 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...
22:28 2019-05-30

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 ...
22:14 2019-05-30

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 ...
19:28 2019-09-16

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 membe...
17:00 2019-09-16

New Jersey is first in the nation to require panic buttons for hotel workers Many major hotel chains have already said they'll provide emergency alert devices for employees who work alone. Now, New Jersey will require it....
21:42 2019-06-12

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...
21:28 2019-06-30

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. The post Workers at Volkswa...
05:14 2019-06-15

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 livin...
05:00 2019-06-29

Workers Of NDA Ally Pour Milk On PM's Photo, Want PoK As Return Gift Narendra Modi Birthday: The Lok Janshakti Party's workers poured milk at his poster which read, "We want PoK as return gift" indicating the Prime Min...
17:56 2019-09-17

Workers on frontlines of homeless crisis tell Trump: 'We don't need tough talk' Amid reports that president is seeking to clear California streets of encampments, activists call for funding for housingThe Trump administration’s t...
04:00 2019-09-12

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 o...
16:14 2019-06-28

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...
13:28 2019-06-28

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.   ...
06:42 2019-09-16

Day care workers did nothing as kids bullied 5-year-old girl: cops Two day care workers in Ohio have been arrested after they were caught on video doing nothing as older students bullied and assaulted a “fright...
20:56 2019-09-11

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 nonprofit monitor of worker rights...
06:00 2019-09-10

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...
10:42 2019-07-03

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Workers Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s pro...
18:00 2019-09-11

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 docume...
18:00 2019-07-01

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 inte...
10:00 2019-06-18

'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 d...
07:56 2019-06-28

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks just 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the a...
11:28 2019-06-13

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 nearly hundreds of thousands of people a ...
22:56 2019-07-03

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...
00:14 2019-07-12

"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 ...
06:00 2019-07-04

Bosses pocket Trump tax windfall as workers see job promises vanish 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 ...
17:42 2019-06-16

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 labo...
04:14 2019-09-16

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many...
18:28 2019-09-13

Trump’s undocumented workers fight back, tell Sam Bee he cheats at golf Samantha Bee hopped a golf cart for some “rage air” and to go undercover as a “day-drunk white woman” on Wednesday’s Full Frontal, getting out of the...
21:14 2019-09-12

The real cost of cheap, fast fashion – to workers and to the planet Online retailers such as Boohoo and Missguided are booming, but critics say there is a hidden priceIt comes in red, mustard and black, in sizes 6 up ...
20:42 2019-06-22

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 ...
06:42 2019-06-22

Two city workers on leave for brawl at youth baseball game A pair of Denver municipal employees have been benched for their alleged involvement in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl at a youth baseball game, offic...
16:56 2019-06-21

Carl Icahn moving hedge fund to Miami, whether his workers like it or not Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving to Miami next year — and his employees who don’t like it will be let go without any severance, The Post has...
06:56 2019-09-13

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-ba...
00:14 2019-09-17

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersectio...
07:14 2019-06-21

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 o...
18:42 2019-06-27

United Auto Workers Call First National Strike Against GM Since 2007 In US The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight...
09:00 2019-09-16

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 l...
14:56 2019-09-12

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. &#...
13:14 2019-06-28

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 wor...
10:42 2019-06-28

Data shows assaults on MTA workers up 39 percent in 2019: union Assaults against subway workers are up 39 percent from last year, the MTA’s largest labor union said Wednesday. Eight-five workers were assault...
08:00 2019-09-12

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 Mex...
23:28 2019-09-15

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employee...
22:14 2019-06-19

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children, have been killed in government airs...
15:14 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-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 ...
08:56 2019-06-28

Police pose as utility workers to catch distracted drivers MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since a law combating distracted driving passed in Georgia, and police are getting creative to mak...
22:56 2019-06-20

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since 2007 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 heade...
08:14 2019-09-16

2 more workers indicted in Missouri duck boat disaster that killed 17 Charges were filed Thursday against two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in severe weather last summer,...
07:14 2019-06-21

U.S. Senators Urge Google to End Its Shitty Treatment of Contract Workers Google depends deeply on its contractors, but a series of damning reports indicate that while these workers make up around half of the company and ar...
22:56 2019-08-05

Scans Show Changes To Brains Of "Injured" Havana US Embassy Workers Advanced brain scans of US Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences, according to a new st...
22:56 2019-07-23

Drama Before Trust Vote: BJP, Congress Workers Clash Over 2 Independents Supporters of the Congress and the BJP came to blows as the workers ruling coalition attempted to take away two Independents to the state assembly ah...
15:28 2019-07-23

Ford to upgrade Chicago plant for SUVs, hire 450 workers Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for pol...
00:56 2019-07-23

'Our paychecks bounced': workers face uncertainty after mines shut down 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 notifi...
10:56 2019-07-22

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.       ...
22:28 2019-08-14

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 mismatc...
23:14 2019-08-16

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 ...
03:42 2019-08-17

Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant (NBC News) — Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Don...
08:00 2019-08-19

Workers return to Notre Dame after toxic lead scare Officials had closed the site after finding high levels of lead in the church. Environmental, health and labor groups have accused the government of ...
05:42 2019-08-20

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 p...
08:56 2019-07-19

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...
22:28 2019-08-29

Nevada casino workers fight an uphill battle to get – and keep – their unions Despite winning six union elections, the opposition continues through legal appeals and stalled contractsMichael Wagner has worked as a bartender at ...
11:14 2019-08-20

Saudi Arabia is cracking down on foreign workers, but that may not go over so well inside the kingdom REUTERS/Faisal Nasser Saudi Arabia plans to bar foreign workers from certain jobs as part of an effort to reduce unemployment and the potential for ...
23:42 2019-08-21

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 ...
16:56 2019-08-14

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 o...
20:00 2019-08-11

Some Wall Street workers face pay slump in 2019: report Many Wall Street workers will see their pay stay flat or decline this year, as big banks and money managers continue to cut costs, according to a rep...
08:56 2019-08-06

Mom of 4-year-old found alone in Brooklyn slams negligent daycare workers The mother of the 4-year-old who was found wandering alone in Brooklyn Monday morning slammed her daycare’s bus driver and a matron who alleged...
08:00 2019-08-07

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 ...
22:28 2019-08-04

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 sprinti...
09:28 2019-08-04

US arrests 680 workers in immigration sting before Trump visits El Paso Operation is largest of its kind in at least a decade and comes after shooting suspect railed against ‘Hispanic invasion’US immigration officials hav...
04:00 2019-08-08

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 ...
04:00 2019-08-08

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 wron...
06:14 2019-08-03

680 undocumented workers in custody after largest single-state ICE raid Federal authorities detained 680 undocumented workers as the result of several raids conducted near Jackson, Mississippi.     &#...
18:00 2019-08-08

WRAPUP 4-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 St...
16:42 2019-08-02

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 f...
08:00 2019-08-10

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 t...
22:28 2019-07-31

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 thro...
21:14 2019-07-31

2 store workers killed in suburban Memphis Walmart shooting Two Walmart employees were killed and two others injured, including a police officer, during a shooting in the Memphis suburb of Southaven, Miss., Tu...
17:42 2019-07-31

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 f...
19:14 2019-08-22

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 getti...
19:42 2019-08-22

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 ...
10:28 2019-09-02

Hong Kong students, workers disrupt commute with strike The nearly three months of youth-dominated protests — calling for democracy and an independent inquiry into police conduct — will be tested as classe...
14:00 2019-09-02

UPDATE 1-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 passenger train plant in Ontario,...
23:28 2019-07-10

GE Labor Deal in Doubt as Workers at Some Factories Reject Contract Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who negotiated the agreemen...
18:56 2019-07-10

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 ex...
17:42 2019-09-04

Former Tesla workers claim they were fired for using maternity and sick leave Current and former workers also claim point-system attendance policy penalizes employees for use of paid time offIn February 2018, Devon Beccera star...
10:56 2019-07-09

The Warm-Up: Rise up workers! Strike to… force through that Barca move "We\u0027ve come a long way in the proud tradition of industrial action in order to secure more favourable working conditions. Nick Miller wonders ab...
09:56 2019-07-09

Retiring judge Strine calls on funds to protect U.S. workers As chief justice of Delaware's Supreme Court, Leo Strine has decided disputes affecting powerful U.S. companies and investors, but his departing thou...
05:56 2019-07-09

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. ...
22:28 2019-09-05

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 b...
10:42 2019-09-08

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 ...
10:00 2019-09-09

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...
20:28 2019-07-11

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,...
19:28 2019-07-04

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 emplo...
05:42 2019-08-10

UPDATE 3-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 th...
09:14 2019-08-31

Amazon Workers Strike As 'Prime' Shopping Frenzy Hits Amazon workers walked out of a main distribution center in Minnesota on Monday, protesting for improved working conditions during the e-commerce tita...
08:56 2019-07-16

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 em...
04:42 2019-07-16

Amazon Says It Will Retrain Workers It’s Automating Out of Jobs. But Does 'Upskilling' Even Work? Amazon made waves when it announced late last week that it planned to spend $700 million to retrain one-third of its U.S. workforce—100,000 employees...
02:42 2019-07-16

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. ...
18:00 2019-08-23

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 ro...
21:14 2019-08-23

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 plant...
23:14 2019-08-23

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 ...
23:28 2019-08-26

The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers' rights Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it i...
16:56 2019-07-15

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities in the country to strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work ...
05:56 2019-07-15

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.    ...
00:14 2019-07-15

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 re...
12:28 2019-08-29

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 ...
22:56 2019-08-30

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
18:56 2019-07-12

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 afte...
16:42 2019-07-04

BJP Workers Lathicharged, Cops Use Water Cannons During Kolkata Protest The workers of the BJP clashed with the police in Kolkata today as the party tried to hold a protest march to Lalbazar -- the state police headquarte...
12:28 2019-06-12

A change in Irish law was meant to help sex workers. So why are they being jailed? | Frankie Mullen Lobbyists say making payment for sex illegal targets punters. But in fact it makes workers’ bodies into crime scenesPaying for sex has been illegal i...
10:56 2019-06-12

New Jersey first state to require panic buttons for hotel workers ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation’s first requiring most hotels to ...
23:14 2019-06-11

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.  &...
02:56 2019-06-11

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 sharehol...
00:42 2019-06-06

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 i...
17:42 2019-06-06

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Some workers at the retail titan's superstores said they had expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn't expected this strange...
18:01 2019-06-06

Walmart's expanding the chance to go to college for a dollar a day to more of its workers Walmart's helping its employees pursue degrees in 14 more fields, and extending the college offering to high school students for the first time....
07:42 2019-06-04

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of pl...
20:14 2019-06-11

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 poo...
22:42 2019-05-23

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 ...
08:28 2019-05-30

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 agai...
20:14 2019-05-21

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — wh...
15:42 2019-05-21

French workers block world’s biggest Nutella factory PARIS (AP) — French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world’s biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the ...
13:00 2019-06-04

Ford Plans to Cut 7,000 Jobs, About 10% of Its Salaried White-Collar Workers (DETROIT) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles...
18:14 2019-05-21

Dems want to undo Cuomo’s cost savings, pay new government workers more State lawmakers are looking to fatten pensions of the most recently hired government workers by undoing reforms that were approved to control runaway...
19:56 2019-05-21

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 mill...
12:14 2019-05-30

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....
23:28 2019-06-02

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 an...
00:28 2019-06-04

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 Frida...
23:00 2019-05-28

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas distri...
22:14 2019-06-08

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Nonmanagement campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with cam...
02:28 2019-06-05

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao....
14:42 2019-06-02

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses Queensland government biosecuri...
22:14 2019-06-03

2 Sikh Youth Charity Workers Arrested In Counter-Terrorism Probe In UK Two persons, including a woman -- having links with a Sikh youth group, have been arrested by Britain's counter-terrorism police in connection with a...
22:42 2019-07-04

DHS secretary: Mississippi raids focused on employers 'exploiting undocumented workers' Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan said Sunday that the raids on seven Mississippi businesses, in which 680 people were detained, ...
20:56 2019-08-11

Terrified city workers in Virginia Beach shooting: All you could hear was gunshots As workers at a Virginia Beach municipal building barricaded themselves in their offices Friday, four city cops fought a fierce gun battle with a blo...
15:00 2019-06-01

Agreement which gave bonuses to workers impacted by Phoenix pay system expires The incentives included a payment of $4,000 to compensation advisers, the pay-centre employees tasked to stabilize Phoenix, as well as double-time co...
13:28 2019-07-04

Boeing hiring hundreds of temporary workers to maintain parked 737 Max planes Boeing has posted job listings for a few hundred temporary workers who will help the company with 737 Max storage and maintenance at a facility east ...
09:42 2019-08-21

Big Labor warns 2020 Dems: Don't take union workers' support for granted Big Labor warned Democratic presidential contenders Wednesday against taking union support for granted, adding that Dems would need to be more honest...
18:42 2019-08-02

Mexico arrests five suspects in kidnapping of Cancun call center workers Five suspects have been arrested in the kidnapping of more than two dozen call center workers who were likely caught in a business dispute in the Mex...
10:28 2019-07-04

Workers want those hard-to-find socially responsible investments in their 401(k) plans: Survey A majority of workers want to put their money in socially conscious investments when saving for retirement. But many still do not have access to thos...
14:32 2019-05-21

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – o...
12:14 2019-06-18

Japan's Kono wants progress in resolving wartime workers feud with Seoul Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Wednesday said he wanted to see progress toward resolving a feud with South Korea over compensating Korean war...
10:00 2019-08-21

Hammer time: US construction index at record high, more work than workers Optimism in the U.S. construction industry has reached a record high, with builders forced to push off work because finding help is difficult due to ...
21:00 2019-09-17

United Auto Workers Official Charged in Widening Federal Probe Vance Pearson, director of the UAW’s Region 5 office in Missouri, was charged with embezzlement of union money in an expanding federal corruption inv...
03:14 2019-09-13

Indictments of workers mount after the Mississippi immigration raids, but no employers have been charged As federal indictments stack up against dozens of undocumented immigrants rounded up in workplace raids in Mississippi, no charges have been filed ag...
08:28 2019-08-22

DeWayne Craddock was violent with co-workers before Virginia Beach shooting: report The gunman who shot dead 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building had been facing disciplinary action for a violent fight at work, according ...
18:14 2019-06-02

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doct...
02:14 2019-05-22

Disabled workers chase 'dream jobs' in tight U.S. labor market Megan Helsel, a kayaking wildlife specialist, has her dream job, and T'angelo Magee is making headway toward his, a commercial pilot. Both say work i...
14:00 2019-08-30

Shipyard That Built Titanic Headed To Insolvency Amid Workers' Protest The iconic Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff, which built the Titanic, went into administration on Monday as its workers vowed to continue a week-lo...
04:14 2019-08-06

Former United Auto Workers official gets 15 months in labor corruption case A federal judge in Detroit on Monday sentenced the former United Auto Workers union vice president in charge of relations with Fiat Chrysler to 15 mo...
00:28 2019-08-06

Walmart says it will keep selling guns, even as advocacy groups and workers voice concerns The retail giant says it won't change its policies after a man with an assault rifle opened fire Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, killing 22 people....
20:00 2019-08-06

Amazon slams AOC claim for saying it pays warehouse workers 'starvation wages' Amazon on Monday fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. after she claimed that the tech giant pays its warehouse workers "starvation wag...
17:28 2019-06-17

Daycare workers arrested caught on camera dangling 5-year-old by her ankle COLUMBUS, Ohio (NBC NEWS) – Two Ohio daycare workers were arrested Tuesday after they were caught on video doing nothing as older students bull...
08:14 2019-09-14

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexua...
03:56 2019-07-03

‘There’s a war for people’: strong jobs market belies a shortage of skilled workers An aging population has left 83% of businesses fighting to find workers with the right skills, a problem that is slated to worsenFor someone who make...
10:42 2019-09-16

Police arrest striking workers at American Airlines headquarters in Texas Dozens of protesting food service workers were arrested Tuesday outside the Dallas-area headquarters of American Airlines, most for civil disobedienc...
10:28 2019-08-14

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak ...
18:28 2019-05-21

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home...
19:42 2019-08-18

Argentina's Macri says to cut workers' income taxes and increase welfare subsidies Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday he would increase welfare subsidies and lower workers' income taxes as part of a package of meas...
15:14 2019-08-14

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like...
16:14 2019-05-21

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added t...
13:14 2019-08-16

Man and son in Texas get prison in $27M hearing aid scam aimed at American Airlines workers A father and son in Texas who submitted more than $27 million in false claims in a hearing aid scam targeting American Airlines workers were sentence...
17:14 2019-08-16

Workers at Trump speech told they had to use time off or receive no pay if they didn’t attend Union workers at a petrochemical plant that President Trump visited in Pennsylvania were told they had to use paid time off or receive no pay for the...
23:56 2019-08-17

Mamata Banerjee Can't Face Families Of Killed BJP Workers: Dilip Ghosh West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is skipping the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi because she cannot look eye-to-eye wi...
15:28 2019-05-30

Nearly 70% of de Blasio 2020 donors are hotel workers tied to powerful union Mayor Bill de Blasio has repeatedly touted the “grassroots” nature of his quixotic presidential campaign but nearly 70 percent of his don...
04:28 2019-08-17

49,000 United Auto Workers Union Members at General Motors to Strike (DETROIT) — The United Auto Workers union announced that its roughly 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the U.S. will go on strike Sund...
19:28 2019-09-16

Australia's Domino's Pizza rejects workers' allegations over underpaid wages Australia's Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd said on Friday it did not mislead franchisees over payments to their employees and that it had not formal...
02:42 2019-06-28

Employers create new benefits for younger workers to ease their financial stresses Employers and their financial-company partners are focusing on student loan forgiveness, and other financial issues that can stress younger workers. ...
17:42 2019-05-26

‘I feel like a target’: US trade war worries tech workers of Chinese descent According to a Guardian survey through Blind, employees are already facing negative consequences or predict problemsTechnology workers of Chinese des...
07:42 2019-06-19

Auto Slowdown Causing Job Losses, Temporary Factory Workers Face The Axe Workers of factories say that companies have told them that more job losses will take place going ahead, adding to fears that even permanent workers ...
18:56 2019-08-09

Mississippi food plants ‘willfully’ employed illegal workers: feds Federal authorities apparently had a good reason for conducting one of the biggest immigration raids in a decade this past week. Six of the seven Mis...
08:56 2019-08-10

GM strike: auto workers accept ‘sacrifice’ to fight management 'greed’ United Auto Workers called a strike on Sunday for the first time in over a decade as contract negotiations reached an impasseUncertainty, apprehensio...
11:28 2019-09-17

Moscow acknowledges mysterious rocket explosion involved nuclear workers Russia's state nuclear agency acknowledged for the first time on Saturday that nuclear workers were involved in an explosion during a rocket engine t...
18:56 2019-08-10

Hyundai workers OK smaller bonuses, no strike as Japan dispute weighs Hyundai Motor Co's unionized workers in South Korea voted on Monday to accept the lowest bonus offered in nearly two decades amid widespread restruc...
22:28 2019-09-02

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory e...
21:14 2019-05-21

Congress Workers To Go On Hunger Strike To Urge Rahul Gandhi To Stay On Congress workers in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur are set to go on a hunger strike on Saturday to urge party president Rahul Gandhi to not resign from the p...
00:42 2019-06-29

Over 3,800 workers at Tyson Foods beef plant in Kansas out of work after fire Some 3,800 workers at a Tyson Foods Inc meat-processing plant in Kansas will be out of work after a Friday night fire that caused significant damage,...
22:28 2019-08-11

Philadelphia refinery workers plan for uncertain future after jobs go up in smoke At Erin Pub, a classic Irish neighborhood bar in Norwood, Pennsylvania, dozens of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's unionized employees crammed aro...
17:56 2019-06-28

Toys R Us workers win $2 million severance settlement year after stores closed A judge approved the settlement for 33,000 former Toys R Us employees who lost their jobs last year when the toy chain closed all stores.  ...
02:56 2019-06-28

Workers had 3 options: Attend Trump's speech, use paid time off or receive no pay Workers at the Pennsylvania petrochemical plant where President Donald Trump spoke Tuesday were told that if they didn't attend the event, they eithe...
06:28 2019-08-19

Bosses force female workers making jeans for Levis and Wrangler into sex Women at factories in Lesotho owned by Taiwanese firm say jobs and promotions in jeopardy if they refuse advances, claims reportWomen producing jeans...
22:28 2019-08-16