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What The Striking GM Workers Really Want

The UAW’s biggest topic of concern is clear, new developments in that ongoing UAW probe, additional background information on Nissan’s new CEO and mo...

What The Striking GM Workers Really Want

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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...
04:32, 2019-09-16

GM Backs Down On Cutting Off Healthcare For Its Striking Workers General Motors decides to “do what’s right” after considerable pressure and criticism, Toyota deepens its ties with Subaru, auto workers fear the lab...
15:36, 2019-09-27

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...
18:36, 2019-09-15

GM And The Striking UAW Workers Could Make A Tentative Deal Today: Report The General Motors-United Auto Workers strike may be approaching its end, Hyundai and Renault autonomous car news, possible plans for mandatory tech ...
16:40, 2019-10-16

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...
11:24, 2019-06-04

I Hope Joe Biden Finally Realizes How Much Medicare-for-All Would Help Striking GM Workers Workers with the United Auto Workers at General Motors plants and warehouses nationwide have been on strike for a week. It’s the union’s first nation...
06:48, 2019-09-23

Striking sanitation workers decry low pay as company makes millions for Bill Gates Employees of Republic Services say their wages have stagnated while stockholders reap huge benefitsSanitation workers for Republic Services, the seco...
09:08, 2019-10-17

General Motors falls to its lowest since June after reportedly making a second offer to striking workers (GM) Reuters General Motors stock sank as much as 2.9% Tuesday after the company reportedly made a second offer to striking workers. The automaker sent th...
19:40, 2019-10-08

South Western Railway train strike 2019 dates: Why are workers striking? Plus how your commute could be affected Just under half of all timetabled South Western Railway services are expected to be affected by strike action....
10:12, 2019-08-30

Organized Amazon warehouse workers got two fired co-workers rehired: report An Amazon delivery center in California reportedly rehired two warehouse workers after their colleagues organized to demand they be reinstated....
01:28, 2019-10-05

Amazon warehouse workers got fired co-workers rehired An Amazon delivery center in California reportedly rehired two warehouse workers after their colleagues organized to demand they be reinstated. Accor...
20:20, 2019-10-07

Black Mirror's 'Striking Vipers' Summarized: And I ... Oop! You ever watch a trailer thinking it’ll go one way and then it goes a whole ‘nother way? There’s an entertaining beauty in that, and frankly, it’s my...
21:16, 2019-06-05

Osteopenia: Bone disease striking men 35 to 50 years old Researchers say the precursor to osteoporosis is more common among younger men than previously thought....
12:08, 2019-06-08

'Congress can fix this': Judges weigh striking down Obamacare Federal appeals judges in New Orleans are entertaining the idea of striking some or all of Obamacare, appearing uncertain during oral arguments Tuesd...
03:00, 2019-07-10

Trilobites: Striking Down the Queen Won’t Save You From the Swarm It’s a common trope in science fiction, but hives in nature are not dependent on any central node for their function....
21:40, 2019-05-14

Trump leans away from striking Iran: ‘How did going in Iraq work out?’ ‘ACT OF WAR,’ NOW WHAT?: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated the obvious yesterday, referring to last week’s drone and cruise missile attack on Sau...
14:05, 2019-09-19

Striking students tell world leaders 'do your jobs' on climate Hundreds of thousands of students, office workers and other protesters took to the streets across the globe on Friday to demand urgent action to aver...
13:44, 2019-09-20

Why I’m climate striking against Fox News on Friday | Alexandria Villaseñor The news media is society’s alarm clock – it needs to wake us upThis past Saturday, I was among hundreds of activists with the group Extinction Rebel...
08:08, 2019-06-26

Marina review – pom-poms, lightsabers and striking pop showtunes Royal Albert Hall, LondonDespite singing to backing tracks, the Greek-Welsh conceptualist creates a vivid show out of her stylised electropopThe fami...
14:00, 2019-05-07

Former Taliban hostage admits striking wife but says she asked to be hit Joshua Boyle, charged with sexual assault, tells court estranged wife Caitlan Coleman was unfit to parent their four childrenThe Canadian man who spe...
00:36, 2019-09-11

School bus driver charged with striking woman, leaving her to die A Bronx school bus driver was arrested for mowing down a 68-year-old woman with a school bus and then leaving her to die, cops said. Anton Goodhall, ...
21:32, 2019-05-15

Queens Has a Striking New Library. Why Can’t the City Build More Gems Like This? The Hunters Point Community Library is one of the finest public buildings New York has produced this century. But it cost more than $40 million, took...
11:32, 2019-09-18

Kentucky starts appeal of ruling striking down abortion law LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration has started its appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that struck down a st...
10:48, 2019-05-16

Laurel County Woman Accused Of Striking Juvenile LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WBON) – A Laurel County woman is behind bars after deputies say she struck an 11-year-old child during an argument. Accordi...
19:32, 2019-05-30

Religious festivals and striking weather: Wednesday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
17:00, 2019-08-28

'Do your jobs': Striking students demand leaders act on climate Tens of thousands of students were taking to the streets across Asia and Europe on Friday for a global strike demanding world leaders gathering at a ...
12:08, 2019-09-20

Why are people striking? The climate crisis explained in 10 charts From the rise and rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to possible solutionsThe level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and ...
00:20, 2019-09-20

Doctor charged with driving drunk, striking pedestrians BOSTON (AP) — Authorities have charged a prominent Massachusetts doctor with driving drunk, striking three pedestrians in a crosswalk and then leavin...
14:56, 2019-05-15

Yes, I'm striking over the climate crisis. And suing the US government, too | Vic Barrett As one of the 21 young plaintiffs in the Juliana v United States lawsuit I am inspired by my people’s past to fight for the futureI was born into a w...
08:24, 2019-09-20

Former NFL player Aaron Brown accused of striking daughter A former NFL running back smacked his 11-year-old daughter during a scuffle earlier this month in Texas, authorities said. Aaron Brown, 31, who a mem...
15:04, 2019-06-18

Gorillas pose for striking selfie with park ranger A park ranger has posted a remarkable selfie on social media showing a pair of gorillas posing proudly in the background....
13:04, 2019-04-21

Tiger Woods within striking distance of fifth Green Jacket "Tiger Woods shot his best score at Augusta National since 2011, a five-under-par 67 that lifted him within two strokes of leader Francesco Molinari ...
12:56, 2019-05-01

Daily on Healthcare: 'Congress can fix this': Judges weigh striking down Obamacare Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:36, 2019-07-10

BA strike dates: Why are pilots striking? How do I check if my flight has been affected? Thousands of passengers will be affected by a 48-hour pilots' strike after BA cancelled most of its flights on Monday and Tuesday...
16:44, 2019-09-09

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation ...
19:36, 2019-05-07

British drug discovery firm C4X confident of striking deals Britain's C4X Discovery said on Tuesday it was confident of striking partnership deals for its programmers in therapy areas such as sickle cell, canc...
19:00, 2019-10-01

'Miracle' in Russia as plane lands in cornfield after striking gulls Pilot safely lands Ural Airlines plane outside Moscow after engines take hit in bird collisionRussia has hailed a miracle after a plane carrying 233 ...
11:32, 2019-08-15

Upward Lightning On Guatemala Mountain Captured In Striking Video An amateur photographer has captured a striking video of upward lightning shooting from the top of a mountain. Alyssa Barrundia, a missionary living ...
12:52, 2019-08-06

Review: In ‘Power Strip,’ a Syrian Story Both Bleak and Striking Sylvia Khoury’s insidiously sharp new play arrives as the eight-year-old conflict is making fresh headlines in the United States....
04:08, 2019-10-22

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United...
18:04, 2019-09-21

Geelong coach admits Tom Hawkins has 'issue' with striking after AFL ban upheld Cats star to miss preliminary final against RichmondChris Scott says player does not owe him anythingGeelong coach Chris Scott says Tom Hawkins has a...
02:52, 2019-09-17

Michigan officer fired after video shows him striking teen ALBION, Mich. (AP) — A police officer in southern Michigan has been fired after body camera video showed him striking a handcuffed 13-year-old boy in...
17:48, 2019-05-10

Franco Zeffirelli Made Subtle, Striking Opera. Until He Exploded. The director, an unabashed emperor of extravagance, forgot what he once knew: Opera can be deep drama....
20:40, 2019-06-17

Nvidia RTX 2080 Super hands-on: The result when AMD is out of striking distance It's neither bird nor plane, but rather a new RTX Super GPU from Nvidia. Behold: the RTX 2080 Super, shipping as of today. [cred...
15:08, 2019-07-23

Nonfiction: Striking a Balance Between Fear and Hope on Climate Change Bill McKibben’s new book, “Falter,” takes a mostly grim view of our willingness to avert environmental disaster. But he leaves open the possibility t...
11:16, 2019-04-15

Barca join Man Utd in race for striking sensation Haaland - Euro Papers "Erling Haaland scored a hat-trick for Red Bull Salzburg this week and one Spanish newspaper revealed today that Barcelona are one of a whole host of...
13:20, 2019-09-19

Here's what Trump, his advisers, and the US military were talking about striking after Iran shot down a US drone Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump recently had to decide how best to respond to alleged Iranian attacks on Saudi oil sites. He opted ...
21:20, 2019-09-22

'Save our future': Striking students demand global climate action Hundreds of thousands of students, office workers and other protesters took to the streets around the world on Friday to demand global leaders gather...
16:04, 2019-09-20

Daniel Jones’ striking words shouldn’t be forgotten in Giants hoopla In his last comments to the media before training camp in six weeks, Pat Shurmur stirred up a possible quarterback competition. The Giants coach said...
04:00, 2019-06-12

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece’s supreme court has ordered lower judges to rec...
11:36, 2019-05-23

Woman dies of mystery illness days after striking teen then driving away The Staten Island woman accused of striking a 14-year-old pedestrian in Brooklyn and then driving away died last week from what friends described as ...
17:48, 2019-05-17

British, EU negotiators working through the weekend in hopes of striking Brexit deal British and European Union negotiators plan to work through the weekend to see if they can agree on a Brexit deal in time for next week’s summit of E...
14:52, 2019-10-12

Borderlands 3 interview: Art team ‘busted their butts’ to create a striking art style Borderlands 3 creative director Paul Sage talks about new environments, loot instancing, and playing with friends in this interview with GamesBeat.Re...
13:52, 2019-05-02

Trainee lawyer raped woman four times in park before striking again two hours later A trainee solicitor at a top law firm who repeatedly raped a young woman after stalking her and dragging her to a park is facing years in prison....
12:56, 2019-09-03

Democrats back down on striking anti-abortion language from spending bill House Democrats who were eager to try to remove decades-old anti-abortion language from a spending bill have backed down on the push....
19:08, 2019-06-11

Russian plane crash-lands outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Fed...
12:56, 2019-08-15

Flowing Wells closed from semi-truck striking utility pole Tucson police temporarily close Flowing Wells just north of Prince due to an accident involving a semi-truck. Authorities say the semi-truck struck a...
21:04, 2019-09-01

Hands-on video highlights Google’s striking new color option for the Pixel 4 We’re most likely still about a month out from the launch of Google’s next flagship smartphone, but leaks have been springing up at a fur...
00:20, 2019-09-11

Trump's approach to the impeachment inquiry bears a striking resemblance to how the mafia operates Reuters President Donald Trump's approach to an ongoing impeachment inquiry and the whistleblower complaint that launched it bear several striking pa...
18:36, 2019-10-09

British Airways strike dates 2019: Will my flight be affected? Why are BA pilots striking? If the strikes go ahead, they could cause travel chaos for thousands of British Airway passengers this summer...
14:52, 2019-07-23

Raptors GM Masai Ujiri reportedly being investigated for striking a sheriff's deputy following Game 6 Toronto's president of basketball operations and GM may be in hot water just hours after the Raptors became champs...
18:32, 2019-06-14

General Motors Tells Striking UAW To Hurry Up And Respond To Its Contract Offer: Report The United Auto Workers strike at General Motors goes on, the falling prices of used cars, Toyota’s bet on hydrogen, safety tech doing the opposite o...
16:44, 2019-10-11

Knicks moving forward with rebuild in an unconventional way after striking out on stars in free agency The Knicks' front office didn't act like previous regimes would have, but how should we evaluate their Plan B?...
22:40, 2019-09-20

Terrifying video captures a lightning bolt striking the mast of a sailboat in Boston Creative Travel Projects/Shutterstock A video shows lightning striking the mast of a sailboat named Perseverance in Boston on Saturday. Boat owner D...
08:32, 2019-07-09

Roberto Minervini turns his camera on Black Southern life in a striking new documentary There’s good reason to be skeptical of white filmmakers taking on the Black experience. But if Green Book, as a recent and obvious example, demonstra...
20:08, 2019-08-14

PHOTOS: Duchess Kate’s striking resemblance to Princess Diana in Pakistan will take you back The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge kicked off their royal tour of Pakistan this week, and Kate's already paid tribute to the late princess....
12:04, 2019-10-15

Joaquin Phoenix goes full Taxi Driver for the shallow but striking psychodrama of Joker One of the more fiendishly clever choices Christopher Nolan made in his magisterial middle Batman movie, The Dark Knight, was to clown on the very id...
16:20, 2019-10-03

BA strike dates: Why are British Airways pilots striking? How do I check if my flight has been affected? Thousands of passengers will be affected by a 48-hour pilots' strike after BA cancelled most of its flights on Monday and Tuesday...
13:08, 2019-09-09

BA strike dates September 2019: Why are pilots striking? How do I check if my flight has been affected? Thousands of passengers will be affected by a 48-hour pilots' strike after BA cancelled most of its flights on Monday and Tuesday...
10:52, 2019-09-10

Striking photos show children huddling together after their parents were arrested in a ICE raid in Mississippi WJTV 12 News Photographs taken following an Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid in Mississippi showed children of detainees, some as young as f...
11:20, 2019-08-08

BA strike dates 2019: Which British Airways flights are affected? Why are pilots striking? The planned strikes could cause travel chaos for thousands of British Airway passengers this summer...
11:28, 2019-08-01

Striking GM autoworkers seek to undo union deal setting different wage tiers General Motors workers went on strike this week in part to undo an agreement their union, the United Auto Workers, made nearly a decade ago to protec...
06:24, 2019-09-17

Boxing News at Five: Miller is free to box again in September, Rolls says beating Golovkin will be like striking the SuperLotto Jarrell Miller cheats and gets away with it, and Steve Rolls is adamant he won't be an unknown quantity for too much longer The post Boxing News at F...
12:50, 2019-05-01

Enjoy unmatched London views: striking penthouse at One Tower Bridge with a huge terrace and hot tub The three-bedroom penthouse at One Tower Bridge comes with a long list of perks including underground parking, gym, pool/spa and concierge....
07:52, 2019-07-03

British Airways strike dates 2019: Will my flight be affected? Why are BA pilots striking? Here's what you need to know If the strikes go ahead, they could cause travel chaos for thousands of British Airway passengers this summer...
10:12, 2019-08-01

Albert Almora in tears after striking child with foul ball in Cubs-Astros game Outfielder’s line drive enters stands and hits girlCubs player consoled by teammates after accidentA young fan at Wednesday night’s game between the ...
05:56, 2019-05-30

Chicago Cubs batter drops to knees in tears after striking toddler with foul ball A Chicago Cubs batter dropped to his knees in tears after hitting a foul ball which struck a toddler....
13:08, 2019-05-30

Striking images capture Walthamstow's spirit from celebrating the Olympics to hosting Tour de France These striking photographs from Walthamstow celebrate the rise of Waltham Forest as a Borough of Culture and the spirit of its residents....
10:08, 2019-06-23

Tropical Storm Dorian Could Hit the U.S. As a Major Hurricane After Striking Puerto Rico. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast Tropical Storm Dorian could hit the southeastern United States as a major hurricane by Monday morning after striking Puerto Rico on Wednesday, accord...
17:48, 2019-08-28

Haitian Foreign Minister calls for development reboot to close ‘striking gap’ between promises and action on ending poverty The future of humanity hinges on full implementation of the 2030 Agenda, if we don't get there, “we may never see the world that ‘we the peoples of t...
05:44, 2019-09-29

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bear...
13:08, 2019-06-19

Value-adding redesign: East End rental flat totally transformed by striking staircase, sliding doors and clever zoning This shabby Stepney flat is now a sleek, light-filled home in cool colours — until it comes to the terrace....
08:36, 2019-09-30

Pair of Thai League soccer players scored a sensational ‘double’ overhead kick by striking the ball at the same time YouTube/The Guardian Two Thai League teammates scored an outrageous "double overhead kick" on Wednesday. Kitsada Hemvipat and Leandro Assumpcao of Na...
18:16, 2019-10-03

Striking photos show how this weekend's Hong Kong protests escalated into violence with makeshift weapons, water cannons, and tear gas Hong Kong protests became violent over the weekend, nearly three months after protests originally started. In a march in Kwun Tong on Saturday over s...
21:28, 2019-08-25

Wood Awards 2019: Royal Opera House and Battersea Arts Centre among striking projects shortlisted for annual awards The annual Wood Awards applaud the warmth, versatility and beauty of wood in buildings and furniture....
08:58, 2019-09-17

THE ONLINE MORTGAGE LENDING REPORT: How banks are striking back against Quicken Loans and other digital-first lenders in the $9 trillion US mortgage market This is a preview of THE ONLINE MORTGAGE LENDING REPORT from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all F...
17:40, 2019-10-03

THE ONLINE MORTGAGE LENDING REPORT: How banks are striking back against Quicken Loans and other digital-first lenders in the $9 trillion US mortgage market - CLONE This is a preview of THE ONLINE MORTGAGE LENDING REPORT from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all F...
01:36, 2019-09-29

Photographer's series of striking gritty portraits of Londoners in their daily lives that 'explore what it means to be British' This striking series of portraits show Londoners going about their daily lives as part of an exploration of "what it means to be British"....
09:56, 2019-07-14

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 compani...
13:20, 2019-09-11

Day Four of ASARCO workers’ strike TUCSON – Workers on strike from the company ASARCO continued to protest on Thursday. This was the fourth day of the strike. Workers said that t...
14:32, 2019-10-18

Day Four of ASARCO workers strike TUCSON – Workers on strike from the company ASARCO continued to protest on Thursday. This was the fourth day of the strike. Workers said that t...
08:08, 2019-10-18

The 15 worst US states for workers DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images Global anti-poverty nonprofit Oxfam released its 2019 index for the worst states to work in. The organization ranked stat...
15:44, 2019-10-03

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...
19:16, 2019-08-18

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 ...
05:36, 2019-08-26

UK workers who lose jobs to AI will be retrained The government launches a scheme to retrain workers whose jobs may vanish because of automation....
02:00, 2019-07-18

More bodies recovered in Bahamas by U.S. aid workers The huge debris piles left by the storm are challenging for search and recovery teams, which cannot use bulldozers or other heavy equipment to search...
03:56, 2019-09-10

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...
22:36, 2019-05-24

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...
05:36, 2019-07-12

US Steel to cut nearly 200 workers at Michigan plant United States Steel Corp is temporarily cutting nearly 200 jobs from its Michigan plant amid low prices and soft demand for steel....
17:52, 2019-08-20

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...
03:12, 2019-09-07

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...
18:04, 2019-06-15

US to make 30,000 more visas available for seasonal workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration is making 30,000 more temporary visas available for seasonal work through the end of September. According ...
17:24, 2019-05-06

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 ...
03:00, 2019-05-02

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...
03:12, 2019-09-12

Uber launches job app for gig economy workers Starting in Chicago, Uber Works will allow casual workers to compare pay rates and sign up for shifts....
14:12, 2019-10-03

Mack Truck Workers Are Going On Strike In yet another dark turn for Trucktober, Mack Truck employees represented by the United Auto Workers have been unable to reach an agreement with pare...
20:52, 2019-10-12

Start a New Union For Tech Workers. Please. Yesterday, a group of Google contract employees in Pittsburgh voted to unionize. Their move is one more small step forwards in a relentless wave of l...
17:52, 2019-09-25

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. &...
20:16, 2019-08-05

Mexican law gives benefits, better pay for domestic workers MEXICO CITY (AP) — For the first time, Mexico’s Senate has approved a law requiring written contracts, paid vacation and annual bonuses for dom...
17:20, 2019-05-15

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...
06:56, 2019-08-08

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...
05:12, 2019-09-17

GM workers strike in the U.S. — how will that impact Canada? The previous strike by UAW members against GM in 2007 lasted only 17 hours and therefore did not have a major impact on production....
22:28, 2019-09-16

‘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,...
05:08, 2019-09-12

This Labor Day, We Salute the (Arts) Workers Consider all those performers and others who work days, nights and weekends to enrich your cultural experiences....
00:00, 2019-08-30

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...
16:24, 2019-09-16

Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers go on strike DETROIT — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contrac...
14:12, 2019-09-16

GM auto workers go on nationwide strike General Motors employees went on strike nationwide Monday following the expiration of the company's collective bargaining contract with the United Au...
14:00, 2019-09-16

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK (AP) — Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% last year, widening the gap between chief executives and their workers, whose p...
17:32, 2019-05-24

Amazon workers launch protests on Prime Day Thousands of workers are calling for better conditions as the retail giant's annual sale starts....
16:16, 2019-07-15

GM, United Auto Workers appear to be going nowhere fast in talks General Motors brass abruptly pulled the brakes on a meeting with its workers’ union Tuesday, following a tumultuous weekend during which talks over ...
04:08, 2019-10-09

Workers celebrate annual “May Day” at Armory Park TUCSON – The annual May Day “International Workers’ Day” Celebration was held at Armory Park on Wednesday, May 1.  The event helps celebrate wh...
12:28, 2019-05-02

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...
15:04, 2019-06-11

Sex workers push to legalize prostitution in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature that would lift ...
19:48, 2019-06-10

Forty-five percent of workers do this to boost their salary An increasing number of workers are devoting time to salary research, a new survey shows, but just half feel they’re paid enough....
19:20, 2019-08-29

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 ...
15:20, 2019-08-30

Politics of automation: Factory workers and robots Humans and robots working together in a factory may excite some tech geeks, but worry others who fear job losses....
16:16, 2019-07-15

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of assault...
12:04, 2019-07-15

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...
17:24, 2019-08-28

Tube workers to strike over FA Cup final weekend Tube maintenance and engineering workers are to stage a three-day strike over the weekend of the FA Cup final later this month in a row over safety, ...
08:36, 2019-05-02

Watch: Workers high five 509 times in three minutes A Canadian company said employees unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by completing 509 high fives in three minutes....
21:28, 2019-04-19

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. &...
00:48, 2019-08-09

Facebook workers listened to Messenger conversations People were paid to transcribe voice recordings - but Facebook says the work has now stopped....
14:08, 2019-08-14

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
21:24, 2019-04-29

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categori...
23:12, 2019-08-15

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...
21:32, 2019-08-16

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....
01:52, 2019-08-01

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...
20:52, 2019-06-27

2 EMS workers in critical condition after ‘medical episodes’ on BQE Two FDNY EMS workers suffered separate medical episodes on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Thursday — leaving at least one of them fighting for ...
00:20, 2019-10-18

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...
10:20, 2019-07-22

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 ...
19:12, 2019-08-22

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...
05:20, 2019-06-15

Workers at Big Government Lab Sue Over Exposure to a Toxic Chemical Former technicians at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York say the were sickened by exposure to a toxic cleaning compound....
20:24, 2019-08-22

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...
12:44, 2019-07-17

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...
23:52, 2019-08-27

Watch: Dog rescued from Gulf of Thailand by oil rig workers Workers on an oil rig in the Gulf of Thailand said they rescued a dog found stranded in the water 136 miles from shore....
00:08, 2019-04-16

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 ...
18:08, 2019-08-07

US healthcare is booming. So why do one in five workers live in poverty? Employment in the industry is projected to grow, but women – particularly women of color – are being left behind“One of the biggest challenges is exp...
08:28, 2019-09-18

Amazon accused of failing pregnant workers Another discrimination claim against Amazon once again throws a spotlight on its working conditions....
15:00, 2019-05-08

KYTC Workers Compete In Roadeo Event LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky Transportation Cabinet workers put their skills to the test Wednesday in an Olympics style competition. Worke...
00:24, 2019-05-30

AB5, Landmark Bill Protecting Gig Workers in California, Becomes Law The hard-fought bill that may one day give full employee status to workers engaged in the gig economy spearheaded by companies like Uber, Lyft, and D...
22:08, 2019-09-18

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...
06:36, 2019-09-15

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...
01:00, 2019-09-13

Amnesty says migrant workers still being exploited in Qatar Amnesty investigated three Qatari companies1,620 workers submitted complaints after wages stoppedThousands of migrant workers in Qatar are still bein...
02:44, 2019-09-19

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating f...
01:00, 2019-05-25

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 ...
08:16, 2019-06-18

Chipotle Workers Walk Out Over Labor Complaints Workers at Chipotle Mexican Grille in New York City went on strike Tuesday over complaints about labor violations. The Service Employees Internationa...
04:40, 2019-09-25

GM And The UAW Workers On Strike Settle In For A Long Fight Both the United Auto Workers and General Motors are preparing for the strike to go long, Ohio’s Lordstown plant workers want a car to make, Europe’s ...
16:20, 2019-09-23

Nearly 50,000 auto workers strike in the U.S. against General Motors Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as well as 22 parts distribution warehouses....
13:37, 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 ...
16:24, 2019-09-16

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...
22:20, 2019-07-09

Cuomo: MTA workers’ sky-high overtime is theft Gov. Cuomo on Sunday voiced his harshest comments yet about workers at the MTA’s Long Island Rail Road who claimed they worked an outrageous nu...
20:36, 2019-05-12

'Like any other job': Indian sex workers lobby for pensions and healthcare Five million sex workers vow to vote en bloc in national elections in effort to have rights acknowledgedSex workers across India are lobbying candida...
08:12, 2019-05-16

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by...
20:56, 2019-05-14

Daniel Radcliffe's 'Miracle Workers' to get second season on TBS TBS said Wednesday it has renewed its Daniel Radcliffe-Steve Buscemi comedy "Miracle Workers" for a second season....
23:40, 2019-05-15

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...
23:32, 2019-07-08

Abortion: Hundreds of healthcare workers oppose new law The doctors, nurses and midwives say their consciences will not allow them to stay silent on the issue....
14:16, 2019-09-26

Thriving Hotel Industry Scrambles for Workers With more travelers and fewer job seekers nationwide, the tight job market is squeezing the hospitality industry....
06:20, 2019-09-09

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Give Workers Power Like Never Before Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren has rolled out her presidential campaign’s labor plan ahead of an appearance at an SEIU presidential forum in Los An...
18:00, 2019-10-03

Uber has a new app that matches gig economy workers with businesses Saumya Khandelwal/Reuters Uber is set to launch Uber Works on Friday, an app that connects gig workers with temporary jobs across a range of industri...
14:44, 2019-10-03

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...
20:52, 2019-07-12

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....
22:44, 2019-09-02

The teacher getting child workers back to school Rani Bhati is a teacher getting children who have left school back into mainstream education....
03:40, 2019-09-10

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...
21:24, 2019-09-02

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...
18:48, 2019-09-10

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...
03:52, 2019-09-04

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, ...
17:20, 2019-07-08

US adds only 75,000 workers in May as trade war worries mount U.S. payrolls grew by just 75,000 in May, sharply lower than the previous month, while the unemployment rate held steady at a 50-year low....
14:56, 2019-06-07

Sex workers seek decriminalization and loitering-law repeal ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 100 current and former sex workers are encouraging New York lawmakers to repeal a loitering law they say police use to ...
21:20, 2019-05-07

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...
14:56, 2019-06-07

General Motors, UAW reach key agreement on temp workers General Motors and the United Auto Workers tentatively reached an agreement on Tuesday to give temporary workers a clear path to becoming full-time e...
18:52, 2019-10-15

Tucson-based Asarco workers enter second day of strike Tucson-based Asarco mine workers entered their second day of striking on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Photos by: Photojournalist Andrew Melendez SAHUARITA...
16:40, 2019-10-15

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...
01:16, 2019-07-16

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 ...
19:16, 2019-08-02

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 ...
02:56, 2019-08-05

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...
11:28, 2019-07-15

3 ways leaders spot toxic workers before they become problematic fizkes/Shutterstock.com Unfortunately, it's not difficult to find toxicity in the workplace. What's trickier is spotting its root causes. Not hiring,...
22:08, 2019-10-16

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...
16:12, 2019-07-19

This Week in Business: E-Cigarettes Take a Hit, and Gig Workers Get Good News Plus, plaintiffs reached a tentative settlement in a gigantic lawsuit over the opioid crisis...
13:16, 2019-09-15

‘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 ...
20:44, 2019-07-15

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...
23:00, 2019-07-11

White workers more likely to have a good job than black, Latino Americans White workers have benefited from “historical and systemic educational and economic advantages” that have enabled them to carve out a “disproportiona...
20:04, 2019-10-21

Horror stories about DoorDash delivery workers are piling up 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...
16:20, 2019-07-22

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 ...
15:04, 2019-07-12

Gamification has the power to fight diseases — and exploit workers Gamification holds too much promise to overlook; potentially poor execution from Amazon in its warehouses shouldn’t poison the practiceRead More...
01:00, 2019-07-20

How much awkward small talk office workers put up with each week How was your evening? Did you see “Big Little Lies”? Questions like these might sound familiar, as the average office worker endures 21 b...
22:40, 2019-07-26

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...
08:44, 2019-07-16

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 ...
04:52, 2019-07-13

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...
13:40, 2019-08-03

Different minds: Temple Grandin on nurturing autistic workers During the past five decades, Temple Grandin's visually indexed mind, a key feature of her autism, helped make her a leading animal researcher....
12:28, 2019-10-15

Microsoft workers 'listen' to some translated Skype calls Workers occasionally listen to calls that have been translated to check the quality of translations....
18:40, 2019-08-07

'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...
01:12, 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...
22:48, 2019-09-03

Uber just launched an app to connect temp workers with jobs NBC — Uber was one of the pioneers of the gig economy, but now the company is aiming to help more people find other flexible shift work through...
00:56, 2019-10-04

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...
01:44, 2019-08-31

Touch-button survey points to frustration among ER workers (Reuters Health) - A pilot study aimed at gauging the real-time mood in busy emergency rooms suggests doctors and nurses often feel strained as the n...
23:28, 2019-10-04

Port Authority workers rescue cat from Lincoln Tunnel A frightened kitten was rescued from the Lincoln Tunnel catwalk early Wednesday morning, according to reports. Port Authority workers Maeghan Grant a...
02:28, 2019-08-29

Apple 'sorry' that workers listened to Siri voice recordings Workers were paid to check how well Siri transcribed speech - but many users didn't realise this....
18:12, 2019-08-28

Offshore oil and gas workers evacuated from Gulf of Mexico due to hurricane Oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico account for 16% of U.S. crude oil output and about 4% of U.S. natural gas....
02:16, 2019-08-31

Amazon plans nationwide job fairs as it looks 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...
17:48, 2019-09-09

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...
19:00, 2019-09-09

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...
16:44, 2019-09-16

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...
15:44, 2019-09-13

Germany compensates almost 900 more WWII 'ghetto workers': report Almost 900 more so-called ghetto workers received compensation from the government, German media have reported. But critics say it is too little, and...
12:48, 2019-09-13

Google Settles With U.S. Over Workers’ Complaints It Stifled Dissent As part of its settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, the search giant will remind workers of their rights to discuss workplace issues....
21:28, 2019-09-12

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...
16:04, 2019-09-12

US briefing: asylum ruling, Bolton row and California gig workers Thursday’s top story: supreme court allows block on Central American asylum seekers. Plus, the whistleblower who exposed MIT’s Epstein scandalSubscri...
12:44, 2019-09-12

UK workers are ‘sabotaging’ robots over fears they’ll lose their jobs Brits are deliberately “sabotaging” workplace robots so they can’t be replaced, according to recent reports. A new study has found ...
21:00, 2019-09-30

Walmart to test programs for U.S. workers to cut its healthcare costs Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will begin several healthcare pilot programs for its U.S. employees starting Jan. 1 as it looks for ways to cut healt...
07:00, 2019-10-03

Turkish offensive triggers exodus of aid workers from Syria EU urges restraint amid warnings that campaign against Kurdish forces will put hundreds of thousands of lives at riskDozens of aid workers have cross...
13:44, 2019-10-10

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...
06:40, 2019-08-24

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...
01:00, 2019-08-17

Workers making £88 Lululemon leggings claim they are beaten Exclusive: Upmarket brand, which has just launched UN partnership, opens investigation as female labourers in Bangladesh factory say they suffer regu...
14:48, 2019-10-14

Mack Truck workers strike for the first time in decades Thousands of Mack Truck workers were on strike Sunday at plants in three states, the first such walkout in decades. United Automobile Workers union m...
17:56, 2019-10-14

Chocolate companies don’t do enough to stop child workers, new report says Green America says the businesses need to stop cocoa suppliers in Africa from hiring kids....
20:00, 2019-10-14

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...
19:04, 2019-08-14

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...
20:24, 2019-08-09

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...
13:28, 2019-08-31

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...
20:16, 2019-08-07

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...
21:08, 2019-08-17

Coffee delivery service straight to NYC workers’ desk Do you stand in line for five or 10 minutes every morning to get coffee, pay $4 or $5 for it, and toss your cup into the garbage when you’re done? If...
02:16, 2019-10-14

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...
01:28, 2019-08-24

In First Job Ad 25 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Sought "Talented" Co-Workers This morning, Amazon founder and the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, shared the first job ad he posted 25 years ago....
07:20, 2019-08-23

Sex workers' clients exposed by Dutch hack attack The names of people who visited sex workers as well as of the workers themselves have been stolen....
13:48, 2019-10-11

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 ...
21:16, 2019-08-21

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...
23:48, 2019-08-20

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...
18:36, 2019-08-19

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...
04:24, 2019-08-19

Mining company workers to go on strike against labor contracts TUCSON – About 2,000 hourly workers at five ASARCO LLC locations in Arizona and Texas will go on strike after a vote on Friday evening, accordi...
06:36, 2019-10-12

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...
07:00, 2019-09-17

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...
18:48, 2019-06-28

Trump Defends Health Workers’ Right To Object To Abortions WASHINGTON (AP) — Advancing his anti-abortion agenda, President Donald Trump moved Thursday to protect health care workers who object to procedures l...
14:16, 2019-05-03

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 ...
05:48, 2019-06-17

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least ...
20:36, 2019-06-22

Workers save dog spotted more than 100 miles off Thailand coast REUTERS (April 17) - A Thai animal rescue group welcomed a dog who was rescued nearly 220 kilometers (136 miles) from shore Monday....
10:24, 2019-04-17

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...
00:56, 2019-05-22

Stop & Shop workers reach new deal after strike BOSTON (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have ratified a new contract that came out of an 11-day st...
18:12, 2019-05-02

Google workers stage sit-in to protest alleged retaliation Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw ...
17:16, 2019-05-01

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...
21:36, 2019-05-22

McDonald's teams up with the AARP to hire older workers The fast-food chain, known for being many Americans' first job, is planning to hire more workers over the age of 50....
16:24, 2019-04-25

RealWear raises $80 million for AR headset for connected workers RealWear has raised $80 million for its augmented reality headset and platform for connected workers.Read More...
14:24, 2019-07-01

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...
16:28, 2019-06-07

Descendants reflect on Chinese rail workers 150 years later More than a century after Chinese workers helped build a portion of the Transcontinental Railroad, their descendants are pushing for more than a toke...
07:20, 2019-05-09

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...
15:36, 2019-06-10

Poll: Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce CHICAGO (AP) — A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger work...
14:04, 2019-06-06

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...
17:20, 2019-06-10

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate’s beating LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Loui...
17:36, 2019-05-09

'It's because we were union members': Boeing fires workers who organized Workers terminated by the aircraft maker in South Carolina see their dismissals as part of efforts to stifle a nascent unionRichard Mester worked for...
09:56, 2019-05-03

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...
22:20, 2019-06-30

Watch: Dog Found Swimming 220 Kms Offshore, Rescued By Oil Rig Workers An exhausted dog found paddling 220 kilometres (135 miles) off the coast of Thailand was rescued from the ocean on Friday....
08:36, 2019-04-17

3 Amazon workers in Minnesota file discrimination complaint SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Three Muslim workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota accuse the company of discrimination and retaliation for denying them...
13:48, 2019-05-15

Brexit: Care providers say number of EU workers falling Social care providers tell Newsnight the number of EU nationals working in the sector has fallen since Brexit....
01:44, 2019-06-13

The endless talk about a shortage of skilled workers in Germany How big is the shortage of qualified workers in Germany really? In some industries, the line of job seekers is running low. In many others, the probl...
13:44, 2019-05-01

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor's degrees in April Unemployment for workers without bachelor's degrees fell to a record low in April, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a sign the recover...
15:36, 2019-05-03

Wayfair workers protest contract with detention center BOSTON (AP) — Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 w...
15:48, 2019-06-26

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...
16:04, 2019-07-08

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...
00:52, 2019-06-21

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 ...
22:00, 2019-05-30

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...
21:48, 2019-05-30

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...
00:52, 2019-06-21

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

Ocasio-Cortez goes back behind the bar in support of service workers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was back behind the bar in Queens on Friday as the freshman congresswoman was slinging drinks in support of raising wages fo...
00:16, 2019-06-01

Workers of the world face multiple challenges, says new report As you might expect, there are big differences between the working conditions faced in El Salvador and Germany. Yet there are many common problems as...
16:08, 2019-05-06

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...
00:48, 2019-06-12

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...
18:40, 2019-05-23

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...
08:16, 2019-06-12

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...
13:44, 2019-06-12

GM Still Hasn't Found Jobs for 500 Workers from 'Unallocated' Plants Where General Motors’ laid off employees currently stand, a Fiat Chrysler settlement approval, new land for a new plant and more await you in The Mor...
17:28, 2019-05-06

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....
03:40, 2019-06-15

'A strike for the little guy': auto workers hope a deal will change the industry In their first strike in over a decade, union members are prepared to settle in for the long haul: ‘If we win, everyone wins’“This is a strike for th...
15:36, 2019-09-20

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...
13:32, 2019-09-02

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor ...
10:24, 2019-06-13

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....
18:48, 2019-06-12

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...
20:16, 2019-08-22

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 ...
23:16, 2019-08-21

Workers see job promises vanish as bosses pocket Trump tax windfall AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the oppositeStephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center ...
09:12, 2019-06-16

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefi...
10:52, 2019-05-07

Brooklyn T-Mobile store robbed at gunpoint, workers tied up Two robbers stormed a Brooklyn T-Mobile store Friday afternoon, tied up its employees at gunpoint and then stole money and phones before fleeing, pol...
21:24, 2019-09-27

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 ...
23:08, 2019-08-16

Study says that remote workers are happier and stay in jobs longer Creative Nina/Shutterstock A study by Owl Labs found that full-time remote workers reported being happy in their jobs 22% more than workers who are ...
15:04, 2019-09-27

N4T Investigators: Outraged former workers say moving company hasn’t paid them TUCSON – We asked five men who used to work for a local moving company to raise their hands if they are owed money by Assurance Relocation Systems. E...
07:16, 2019-10-01

E-bike bandits are terrorizing Bronx delivery workers: cops A pair of e-bike thieves have been terrorizing delivery workers in the Bronx over the last two months and stealing their souped-up cycles, according ...
23:28, 2019-05-07

Senate Republicans reject paid leave for federal workers Republicans rejected a motion in the Senate Wednesday to provide paid medical and family leave to federal workers, even though several members of the...
00:12, 2019-09-26

3 Muslim Workers at Amazon File Federal Discrimination Complaint Three women near Minneapolis argue that Amazon retaliated against them after they protested their working conditions....
16:32, 2019-05-08

Google contract workers in Pittsburgh vote to form union The tech employees, who have complained of low pay and stingy time off, will join with the United Steel WorkersA group of Google contract workers in ...
01:24, 2019-09-25

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...
01:56, 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 ...
21:32, 2019-08-19

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 ...
08:40, 2019-08-20

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...
17:52, 2019-06-19

Migrant workers and children to pad out crowd for World Athletics Championships • Sluggish ticket sales raise fears of half empty stadium• Free tickets will be given away by Qatari organisersTicket sales for the World Athletics C...
15:32, 2019-09-23

Teamsters Union nixes popular NYCHA workers’ deal The members of the biggest labor union at the city's embattled New York City Housing Authority rejected a tentative contract deal that traded bo...
02:12, 2019-05-09

Report: Blaze engulfs 2 Iranian pipelines, 5 workers injured TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s official IRNA news agency says firefighters have brought under control a blaze that engulfed two oil and gas pipelin...
08:48, 2019-05-07

Today’s sex workers, like their Victorian sisters, don’t want ‘saving’ | Kate Lister The dancers at Sheffield’s Spearmint Rhino just want to earn a living. But they’re fighting for so much more than thatOn Tuesday, Sheffield council’s...
14:16, 2019-09-20

Instawork raises $18 million to match hospitality workers with employers Instawork, a startup that connects gig economy workers with jobs in select markets, has raised $18 million in venture capital.Read More...
15:08, 2019-05-22

Construction workers find dinosaur fossils in Denver suburb HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Construction workers have unearthed fossils in a Denver suburb that experts say could be from a rare horned dinosaur. T...
20:16, 2019-05-22

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 ...
12:36, 2019-06-04

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Exclusive: Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses • How Queensland gov...
11:48, 2019-06-04

Apple, Foxconn admit they hired too many temporary workers in China Apple and manufacturing partner Foxconn on Monday rebutted allegations of lapses in people management leveled by a non-profit monitor of worker right...
16:52, 2019-09-09

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....
23:40, 2019-06-02

Auto workers to strike over GM contract talks impasse, union says 49,000 members at General Motors plants will go on strike on Sunday night after negotiations had broken downThe United Auto Workers union has said it...
19:16, 2019-09-15

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese c...
10:04, 2019-06-02

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...
18:12, 2019-09-15

Uber Lays Off Hundreds More Workers as It Struggles to Make Money The ride-hailing company laid off 435 workers on Tuesday, following a round of layoffs in July....
23:32, 2019-09-10

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would ...
10:36, 2019-09-11

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

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 employees of his hedge fund who don’t like it will be let go without a...
00:12, 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...
17:44, 2019-09-12

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...
00:16, 2019-09-12

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...
01:08, 2019-09-12

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...
14:40, 2019-09-12

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...
23:12, 2019-09-03

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...
04:00, 2019-05-21

Apple lays off hundreds of workers hired to listen to Siri At least 300 contractors in Europe sent home after ‘grading’ project suspendedHundreds of Apple workers across Europe who were employed to check Siri...
13:28, 2019-08-28

Laws are needed when technological change ends up squeezing workers California’s Assembly Bill 5 will let gig workers have benefits, unions and legal protection. It was needed to prevent a return to Dickensian working...
16:52, 2019-09-19

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 ...
21:04, 2019-06-11

Sterilized Workers Seek to Collect Damages Against Dow Chemical in France A pesticide made by Dow Chemical sterilized thousands of banana workers in Nicaragua decades ago. In an unusual legal move, they are turning to Franc...
14:20, 2019-09-19

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $...
20:24, 2019-05-15

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...
13:56, 2019-08-29

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...
17:36, 2019-08-29

Umbrella jammed in door locks workers out of office for days A tweet bearing photo evidence of the predicament quickly went viral, inspiring many to suggest solutionsHow many co-workers does it take to open a d...
04:00, 2019-09-19

Miami airport workers fighting for better conditions face retaliation Employees for Eulen America say their hours are being cut after discussing worker treatment at a roundtable with local politiciansFor seven years, Le...
08:40, 2019-05-17

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 ...
21:52, 2019-08-30

Meet the secret ‘ghost workers’ paid to keep the internet safe Kala, a 43-year-old mother of two, sits alone at her home office, in the corner of a tiny bedroom, and studies her laptop screen, trying to determine...
21:32, 2019-05-18

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story MOSCOW – A senior editor and 10 journalists at Russian daily newspaper Kommersant said on Monday they were resigning to protest against the fir...
22:44, 2019-05-20

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...
11:28, 2019-06-06

Trump re-election campaign flies banners to thank workers on Labor Day It will be a day at the beach for President Trump’s re-election campaign on Labor Day. The campaign is taking to the skies on Labor Day to fly ...
22:04, 2019-09-02

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...
00:52, 2019-06-06

Ex-Goldman Sachs VP told he ‘sounded too gay’ by co-workers sues firm A gay vice president at Goldman Sachs claims his sexual orientation was the subject of “office fodder” — and that he was once excluded fr...
19:20, 2019-06-05

Fetty Wap arrested for allegedly assaulting Las Vegas hotel workers Police in Las Vegas say rapper Fetty Wap was arrested after allegedly assaulting three employees at a hotel....
14:40, 2019-09-03

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...
13:08, 2019-09-12

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...
14:48, 2019-06-20

GM workers anxiously await resolution to longest strike in decade Feelings ranged from ‘cautiously optimistic’ to ‘skeptical’ among striking members of the UAW in Michigan as they prepare to voteThe autoworkers pick...
13:48, 2019-10-21

Tucson-based Asarco workers strike over contract offer TUCSON – Arizona copper mine workers have walked off the job and are officially on strike Monday morning. According to the United Steel Workers Union...
14:48, 2019-10-14

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...
14:28, 2019-06-28

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 workers NEW DELHI (AP) — 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...
05:08, 2019-06-29

‘996’ Is China’s Version of Hustle Culture. Tech Workers Are Sick of It. Chinese programmers once embraced working 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week. But online, discontent is brewing....
18:28, 2019-04-29

'Our paychecks bounced': US workers in limbo as coalmines suddenly close Blackjewel files for Chapter 11 in a move critics say is increasingly used to avoid paying workers what they are owedOn 1 July, Missy Cole was notifi...
15:00, 2019-07-22

'Our paychecks bounced': US workers in limbo after mines suddenly close Blackjewel files for Chapter 11 in a move critics say is increasingly used to avoid paying workers what they are owedOn 1 July, Missy Cole was notifi...
14:12, 2019-07-22

'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...
10:28, 2019-07-22

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...
16:52, 2019-07-01

NJ nurse claims co-workers fed patients Benadryl to ‘lighten workload’ Nurses at a New Jersey hospital allegedly gave patients Benadryl to zonk them out and “lighten the workload,” a fellow nurse alleges in a...
20:12, 2019-10-11

Train strike: London Overground workers to walkout in pay dispute London Overground workers will stage a fresh strike in a dispute over their pay following two days of industrial action earlier this month....
13:12, 2019-05-01

The Radical Manifesto Embraced by Google Workers and Uber Drivers A book based on ideas associated with a labor group from the early 20th century has provided a blueprint for organizing without a union....
10:04, 2019-10-10

The Latest: Wayfair workers protest sale to detention center BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a protest by Wayfair employees over the company’s furniture sale to a contractor that runs detention centers for mi...
23:04, 2019-06-26

Three construction workers injured by falling pipe in Broadway theater Three workers inside a Broadway theater were injured Thursday by a falling pipe, one critically. At least one of the workers at the John Golden Theat...
19:40, 2019-06-27

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...
16:48, 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...
10:00, 2019-07-31

The Radical Guidebook Embraced by Google Workers and Uber Drivers A book based on ideas associated with a labor group from the early 20th century has provided a blueprint for organizing without a union....
15:16, 2019-10-10

'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...
04:36, 2019-06-28

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...
11:00, 2019-05-30

The Week in Tech: Some Workers Hate Robots. Retraining May Change That. Striking Amazon employees complained about how robots changed their jobs, but the company may help them think differently....
15:12, 2019-07-19

Growing push to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers The bill would eliminate the $2.13 federal minimum wage for tipped employees in favor of a single $15 minimum wage across the board....
04:16, 2019-07-02

2020 Democratic candidates keep promising to help American workers. Here's how they can prove it. Rebecca Cook/Reuters Democratic presidential candidates have promised to help American workers and have walked the picket lines with striking UAW wor...
01:16, 2019-10-17

Thousands of Amazon Workers Listen to Alexa Users’ Conversations (Bloomberg) — Tens of millions of people use smart speakers and their voice software to play games, find music or trawl for trivia. Millions mo...
20:16, 2019-04-11

Amazon workers to strike on Prime Day over work conditions in Minneapolis The strike is a continuing push to improve pay and working conditions for the facility’s heavily East African workforce....
21:28, 2019-07-08

Thousands of Amazon workers listen to recordings from Alexa: reports Alexa is like having your own personal assistant that never asks for a raise. The problem is she’s always listening – and so are thousands of Amazon ...
09:48, 2019-04-11

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...
08:48, 2019-07-09

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...
22:48, 2019-07-11

Thunberg faces counter-rally by workers in Canada's oil heartland Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg's planned march in Canada's energy heartland of Alberta will face a counter-rally by a convoy of oil and gas ...
20:04, 2019-10-18

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...
09:32, 2019-07-09

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,...
19:24, 2019-07-04

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 ...
05:48, 2019-07-15

Kroger workers say firings and job changes have sparked fear and 'chaos' in some stores (KR) AP Images / LM Otero A Kroger store management overhaul involving hundreds of firings, demotions, and transfers has sparked fear and uncertainty in s...
19:44, 2019-10-15

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...
02:52, 2019-07-16

Valuing corporations over workers has led to America’s income inequality problem Something urgent needs to be done to give America’s workers more say in our politics so that their voices are not dwarfed by billionaires, writes Ste...
13:28, 2019-08-15

Amazon workers in United States, Germany go on strike on Prime Day Prime Day is one of Amazon’s biggest days of the year — that's why Amazon workers in both the U.S. and Germany organized strikes for Monday...
23:40, 2019-07-15

Mental health sick leave rises for emergency workers More police, firefighters and ambulance workers are having to take time off for mental ill health....
10:16, 2019-10-16

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...
11:00, 2019-07-04

GM and auto workers union announce deal following 5-week strike GM and the United Auto Workers announced they had reached a deal Wednesday to end their five-week strike. The walk-out was the longest and costliest ...
18:20, 2019-10-16

GM, U.S. auto workers’ union reach tentative deal that may end strike The deal, which the union says offers “major gains” for workers, was hammered out after months of bargaining....
19:12, 2019-10-16

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...
08:00, 2019-06-26

Two city workers on leave for brawl at youth baseball game A pair of Denver municipal employees has been benched for their alleged involvement in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl at a youth baseball game, offici...
15:56, 2019-06-21

Search for missing workers resumes at plant rocked by blast WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are resuming their search for two bodies believed to be buried in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factor...
17:28, 2019-05-05

8 times cruise ship workers heroically saved lives Brynn Anderson/AP A Royal Caribbean ship rescued two sailors who had been adrift for 20 days. An MSC Cruises crew member dove into the ocean to save ...
21:12, 2019-10-02

'Just like a real office': workers use public parking as co-working space WePark is a radical rethinking of city space, which started in San Francisco and has spread as far afield as Toulouse, Bristol, LA and Portland“If we...
11:08, 2019-05-04

Sudden deaths of hundreds of migrant workers in Qatar not investigated Exclusive: in majority of cases, authorities do not perform postmortems, despite recommendations from regime’s lawyersQatar is failing to investigate...
14:40, 2019-10-07

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...
10:20, 2019-06-12

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...
03:08, 2019-08-07

Workers allege racism at Harley-Davidson plant in Missouri KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Several current and former black employees at the Harley-Davidson plant in Kansas City say minorities there have faced harass...
21:56, 2019-05-03

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 ...
08:52, 2019-06-22

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...
03:16, 2019-08-08

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...
00:56, 2019-08-10

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 ...
05:48, 2019-06-22

Watch: Recycling center workers recover man's lost $23,000 cash Workers at a California recycling center's sorting line were able to recover nearly $23,000 cash that had been mistakenly thrown out with a shoebox....
19:12, 2019-08-05

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...
19:12, 2019-06-20

Amazon’s appeal over workers’ pay dispute rejected by Supreme Court WASHINGTON — The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Amazon.com’s bid to avoid a lawsuit seeking to ensure that warehouse workers for the e-c...
20:28, 2019-10-08

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...
07:08, 2019-08-04

Trump administration to issue 30,000 additional visas for temporary workers The Trump administration announced Monday that it will make 30,000 additional visas available for temporary non-agricultural workers available in 201...
19:56, 2019-05-06

Are Gay and Transgender Workers Protected by Federal Law? US Supreme Court Will Decide On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether the protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which among other things pr...
17:36, 2019-10-08

Workers at KSC told they’ll be fired for taking rocket photos [Updated] Enlarge / In 2011, media representatives vie for the best positions for their camera tripods at Press Site 1 near Space Launch Complex 17B on Cape Ca...
11:49, 2019-05-02

Workers barely benefited from Trump’s sweeping tax cut, investigation shows Big companies drove the 2017 Tax and Jobs Act, but did not commit to any specific wage hikes, the Center for Public Integrity foundBig companies drov...
18:04, 2019-05-01