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Gig Workers Win in California

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

Gig Workers Win in California

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In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees A bill would change the rules for classifying workers as employees, rather than contractors. It would affect Uber and Lyft, but also truckers and musi...
00:16, 09/12/2019

‘Gig’ workers may live California dream The “gig economy” is on shaky ground in its own home state of California. Legislators there passed a landmark law on Wednesday that could force Uber, ...
23:32, 09/12/2019

47,000 grocery workers in California are closer to striking. Here's why Some 47,000 supermarket workers at Ralphs, Albertsons and other grocery chains in southern California are closer to starting the largest private-secto...
21:48, 09/05/2019

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.     ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

2 workers, gunman dead at California Ford dealership A man who had just been fired from a Northern California Ford dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself Tuesday evening, police...
14:16, 06/26/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have ...
04:00, 07/12/2019

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 scandalSubscrib...
13:17, 09/12/2019

California Lawmakers Move to Protect Gig-Economy Workers The California Assembly passed a bill that would require services such as Uber and Lyft to classify their workers as employees, rather than contractor...
01:16, 05/31/2019

47,000 grocery workers in California avert a strike with new contracts Around 47,000 union workers at Albertsons, Ralphs and other grocery chains in southern California reached an agreement with the companies Thursday on ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

California Governor Still in Talks With Uber, Lyft Over Gig Workers Law California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he still hopes to reach a deal with ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft over the status of their drivers under landmar...
17:32, 09/11/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in ...
03:16, 06/03/2019

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state ...
12:48, 09/11/2019

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of e...
22:16, 09/11/2019

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would m...
18:32, 09/11/2019

New state programs, like California's, make it easier for workers to save for retirement Millions of workers do not have access to a workplace retirement plan. Now, states like California are starting programs to help those people save for...
19:00, 08/04/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union...
04:00, 05/17/2019

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees Legislation near final approval would affect drivers for ride-hailing services, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others now viewed as contractors....
17:00, 09/11/2019

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5 Tuesday, a bill that if signed into law would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independ...
18:00, 09/11/2019

Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed by...
10:16, 09/13/2019

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.  ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislator...
12:01, 09/12/2019

California Passes Landmark Bill Requiring Contract Workers to Be Labeled as Employees California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such “gig-economy” companies as ride-hailing giants Uber Techn...
21:32, 09/11/2019

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Ube...
05:32, 08/28/2019

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afte...
06:16, 07/11/2019

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, 46,000 workers to stay out The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.   ...
03:16, 09/16/2019

How do I ask my chatty co-workers to shut up? I work in a large office with the dreaded open-seating plan. Several co-workers regularly eat lunch at their desks and socialize as though they’re at ...
22:00, 08/18/2019

Why PM Wants BJP Workers Across Country To Look At Tripura Prime Minister Narendra Modi today credited the BJP's winning streak in elections in Tripura to "the power of development politics", and asked party w...
10:16, 08/02/2019

UAW workers say they just want 'a fair contract' United Auto Workers say they just want 'a fair contract' as talks are expected to resume Monday morning with General Motors. (Sept. 16)   &#...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-c...
23:00, 07/16/2019

More Than 20,000 AT&T Workers Have Walked Off the Job In Nine States More than 20,000 AT&T workers walked off the job in nine states to protest management’s behavior during recent contract negotiations. Members of t...
06:32, 08/26/2019

Looks Like UAW Workers Will Be Striking at Midnight Talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers have broken down and a strike, just before midnight on Monday, is imminent. UAW spokesman Bri...
07:48, 09/16/2019

Foreign workers kidnapped from Nigeria oil rig A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military spokesperson...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on th...
09:16, 06/07/2019

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other is...
22:48, 07/15/2019

One Of The Most Iconic Photos Of American Workers Is Not What It Seems Eleven pairs of loafers were dangling over the New York City skyline. It was September of 1932, as the Great Depression was reaching its height. Unemp...
09:32, 09/02/2019

This is how insurance is changing for gig workers and freelancers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business I...
03:48, 05/02/2019

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160...
07:48, 07/12/2019

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Jus...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Labour Day Or May Day: Top Facts About The Day Dedicated To Workers Labour Day 2019: May Day has its origins in the labour union movement in the United States in the 19th century when the industrialists used to exploit...
15:00, 04/30/2019

These workers are saving the maximum in their 401(k) plans A handful of lucky taxpayers were able to make the maximum contribution to their retirement plans in 2016, according to the IRS. Here's what you ...
23:16, 08/01/2019

Chinese workers defiant during the trade war BEIJING — President Donald Trump may have struck a conciliatory tone in recent days, saying he was optimistic of making a deal to end his trade war wi...
12:17, 09/07/2019

DoorDash to Workers: We'll Screw You Over to Your Face Now Back in March, following criticism over its wage model, DoorDash co-founder and CEO Tony Xu wrote in an internal letter that the company would be cond...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet ano...
19:48, 06/15/2019

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 dome...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Half of employees think the cloud is actually in the sky, according to a third of IT workers It's not a secret that IT professionals--particularly first-tier tech support--have a low opinion of users, though a new survey paints a rather bleak ...
18:32, 05/10/2019

American workers willing to take less money for more time off Some American employees are willing to take less money if it means unlimited vacation. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm examines what that actually means. &#...
05:32, 08/06/2019

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 pa...
18:32, 05/24/2019

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief exec...
23:00, 05/24/2019

1 in 3 workers would take a pay cut for unlimited time off: survey One in three workers would give up some of their pay in exchange for unlimited vacation, according to a survey from Allianz Global Assistance. But unl...
00:00, 08/06/2019

Target hiring seasonal workers NBC NEWS-Target plans to hire 130,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season. That’s up from 120,000 last year. The minimum starting ...
16:48, 09/12/2019

Workers Flee Big Cities---and Take Their Jobs With Them People who do their jobs from home, freelance or frequently travel for work are fueling a renaissance in American cities that lie outside the major jo...
04:32, 09/10/2019

49,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM Over 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the...
16:32, 09/16/2019

General Motors Workers On Strike: Everything You Need To Know The United Auto Workers’ 46,000 General Motors employees are on strike as contract negotiations continue, and are overshadowed somewhat by a corruptio...
18:16, 09/16/2019

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibilit...
02:48, 07/20/2019

More than 270 workers dead after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an ...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Iconic photo of American workers is not what it seems Despite being posed, “Lunch atop a Skyscraper,” which was taken during the Great Depression, has come to represent the country's resilience, especiall...
21:00, 09/02/2019

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sen...
20:32, 07/22/2019

Sex workers push to legalize prostitution in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature that would lift c...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees in...
22:32, 07/22/2019

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduc...
07:32, 05/22/2019

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Au...
12:32, 06/15/2019

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layof...
00:48, 07/20/2019

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a...
21:00, 08/30/2019

'Like any other job': Indian sex workers lobby for pensions and healthcare Five million sex workers vow to vote en bloc in national elections in effort to have rights acknowledgedSex workers across India are lobbying candidat...
10:16, 05/16/2019

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 assaults...
16:32, 07/15/2019

Strike looming for General Motors workers The United Auto Workers union and General Motors remain far apart in ongoing negotiations in Detroit, raising the likelihood of a midnight strike, sou...
07:16, 09/15/2019

Millions of workers are "unaligned" with their organization's strategy A new survey from Slack has revealed that millions of employees are “unaligned” and this puts them at odds with their organization'...
01:48, 08/16/2019

Workers celebrate annual “May Day” at Armory Park TUCSON – The annual May Day “International Workers’ Day” Celebration was held at Armory Park on Wednesday, May 1.  The event helps celebrate wha...
15:16, 05/02/2019

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities...
16:00, 07/23/2019

Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due. It’s been 150 years since two railroads were joined together to form the first Transcontinental Railroad. At a ceremony in Utah, Chinese railroad work...
14:32, 05/14/2019

Instacart Workers Discover an App Is a Terrible Boss Instacart has a checkered past when it comes to fair and dignified labor practices, and now dozens of its contract workers are claiming that the compa...
20:32, 07/15/2019

Horror stories mount about delivery workers Cindy Orozco didn’t expect to be punched in the head by a delivery worker when she arrived at her job at Good Pizza in Los Angeles last March. The blo...
07:32, 07/22/2019

GE Union Workers Reject Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders and likely sending them back...
03:00, 07/11/2019

‘The Union Is Playing Some Hardball.’ Here’s Why GM Workers Are On Strike The United Auto Workers union is leading its first strike against General Motors in 12 years, digging in for a fight over jobs and benefits that could...
23:32, 09/16/2019

America's farm workers are aging, not being replaced The average age of America's hired farm laborers is steadily increasing, threatening the future of the nation's farming industry, according to a new r...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Lowe's Lays Off Thousands of Store Workers Lowe’s told thousands of store workers this week that their jobs were being eliminated as the company outsources tasks such as assembling barbecue gri...
13:16, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility...
00:48, 07/20/2019

Cruise ship workers reveal what it's really like to live at sea NAN728/Shutterstock Cruise ship jobs have a number of distinctive features that separate them from land-based jobs. Business Insider spoke with 39 cu...
01:00, 08/28/2019

8 things cruise-ship workers want to tell passengers but can't mariakraynova/Shutterstock Like other employees in the hospitality industry, cruise-ship workers are tasked with making guests as happy as possible. ...
23:00, 09/02/2019

GM's first offer called for workers to pay 15% of health care tab The automaker first proposed that UAW members pay 15 percent of health care costs, sources said, well below the national average of 28 percent but far...
18:16, 09/16/2019

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee asse...
23:32, 05/22/2019

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees in May Unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees fell to the lowest rate on record in May, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Fr...
08:00, 06/08/2019

An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's ...
16:32, 06/08/2019

Workers 'scarred' by financial crisis a decade later Graduates who started work in the middle of the financial crisis face higher unemployment, lower pay and worse job prospects compared to others, a stu...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Cuomo: MTA workers’ sky-high overtime is theft Gov. Cuomo on Sunday voiced his harshest comments yet about workers at the MTA’s Long Island Rail Road who claimed they worked an outrageous num...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Heat takes down more UPS workers during hottest summer ever July was officially the hottest month on record, and in the scorching sun, UPS workers have convulsed, fainted and landed in the emergency room with h...
11:16, 08/23/2019

Why stressed workers need four-day weeks – not wellness trends Spiralling work pressures make us sick. A debate about shorter hours is the answer, not gong baths or ‘mindful minutes’The latest wellness trend to as...
18:48, 08/28/2019

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report fro...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to wor...
03:32, 07/13/2019

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
00:48, 07/02/2019

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize u...
06:48, 06/15/2019

GM, UAW restart talks as workers take to picket lines Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers are scheduled to restart bargaining Monday to resolve a strike that shut down the autom...
17:00, 09/16/2019

Amazon investing $700M to 'upskill' 100,000 workers Retail giant Amazon has said it will invest $700 million to train new workers for jobs like data mapping scientists, solutions architect, security eng...
22:32, 07/12/2019

Generation Z workers expect promotion within six to 12 months Employers are familiar with the wants and needs of millennials and baby boomers but they will need to learn and prepare for what Generation Z specific...
18:48, 05/04/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreig...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Logistics Recruiters Cast a Virtual Net for Workers Some logistics companies looking for workers in a tight U.S. job market are casting a virtual net, using a technique called geofencing to target peopl...
18:00, 07/02/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook empl...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the...
04:48, 04/30/2019

GM workers to strike amid contract negotiation The United Auto Workers union says its contract negotiations with General Motors have broken down and its roughly 49,000 members will go on strike jus...
03:16, 09/16/2019

New Lawsuit Against Uber Is Set to Test Its Classification of Workers A class-action suit on behalf of drivers in federal court in California, filed on Wednesday, accused Uber of wrongly classifying drivers under the sta...
00:16, 09/13/2019

Ethnic minorities paid 3.8% less than white workers Ethnic minority workers in the UK earned on average 3.8% less than white workers last year, according to the first analysis of its kind by the Office ...
02:32, 07/10/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
20:32, 04/29/2019

United Auto Workers Authorize a Strike The United Auto Workers voted to authorize a strike amid contract negotiations. The union represents about 150,000 workers at Ford, General Motors, an...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconcep...
19:32, 06/11/2019

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The...
13:16, 06/19/2019

U.S. firms hire 275,000 workers in April, most nine months: ADP U.S. private employers added 275,000 jobs in April, well above economists' expectations and the most since last July, supporting the view of a solid d...
17:16, 05/01/2019

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the U...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Seen by Indeed helps tech workers figure out their best job opportunities Indeed.com is launching a new platform, Seen by Indeed, that helps tech workers identify their skills and find interesting career opportunities.Read M...
10:00, 09/17/2019

Erika Lust: #MeToo left sex workers behind For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it...
16:32, 07/08/2019

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the ...
23:48, 07/08/2019

DoorDash CEO announces that now your tips will go to delivery workers Earlier this year, news reports exposed that not only did DoorDash (and others, like Instacart) sometimes lower its payout to delivery workers when cu...
10:16, 07/24/2019

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

Factory Workers Become Coders as Companies Automate As automation changes the way factories operate, some U.S. companies are training workers in programming and robotics, letting machinists get a taste ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Happy Labor Day, Here's Another Way Employers Take Advantage of Their Workers It’s Labor Day, which means it’s the perfect time for the Wall Street Journal to run a story about a way in which employers are scamming workers. The ...
22:00, 09/02/2019

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made ...
14:16, 07/17/2019

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categoriz...
23:16, 08/15/2019

UAW workers picketing GM must wait for $250 a week in strike pay UAW workers are entitled to $250 a week in strike pay. However, it's not available until after the 15th day of the strike, the UAW says.   ...
00:49, 09/17/2019

Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walk off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines as contract talks with the company d...
16:32, 09/16/2019

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

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Two foreign workers kidnapped from oil rig in Nigeria's Delta Gunman kidnapped two foreign workers from an oil rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, the military said - the second abduction there in less tha...
20:16, 04/28/2019

U.S. Steel plans to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan United States Steel Corp will temporarily lay off hundreds of workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing t...
18:00, 08/20/2019

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant: union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layo...
23:32, 07/19/2019

People don’t want to see workers replaced by a robot—themselves excepted Enlarge / Robots are everywhere. (credit: NBC Universal) There has been extensive public discussion of how automation may fundamentally change the j...
18:48, 08/07/2019

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrated...
01:48, 06/28/2019

How Walmart and other big companies are trying to recruit more teenage workers Of Walmart's 1.4 million U.S. workers, less than 25,000 are in high school. So the company is rolling out the red carpet by offering free SAT and...
23:16, 09/07/2019

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood edu...
05:32, 07/10/2019

Virginia Beach shooting victims were more than just co-workers Virginia Beach Public Works spokesman Drew Lankford shares memories of victims in the municipal center shooting, many whom he called friends.  &...
19:16, 06/03/2019

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 ...
20:16, 05/23/2019

Hundreds of Migrant Workers Flee Kashmir Under Lockdown (JAMMU, India) — Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to ret...
13:48, 08/08/2019

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal offici...
22:16, 08/08/2019

After El Paso Shooting, Workers Plot Their Own 'What-If' Escape Plans Many workers and managers say talking through similar what-if scenarios has become water-cooler conversation this week after back-to-back mass shootin...
06:16, 08/09/2019

After Mass Shootings, Workers Plot Their Own 'What-If' Escape Plans Many workers and managers say talking through similar what-if scenarios has become water-cooler conversation this week after back-to-back mass shootin...
13:16, 08/08/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They pro...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management Workers report threats, intimidation, and anti-union sentiments from management, a Guardian investigation revealsEvette Avery worked part-time as a ga...
08:16, 06/12/2019

3 Ex-Jail Workers Indicted In Handcuffed Inmate’s Beating WAVE 3 News via Sam Aguiar LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a h...
11:00, 05/10/2019

AI at work: Machines are training human workers to be more compassionate AI-powered software Cogito aims to improve customer service agents' emotional intelligence. Basically, the computer helps them to be more human. ...
19:16, 08/23/2019

Orioles GM fires 11 scouts, front-office workers BALTIMORE — Orioles general manager Mike Elias has fired 11 members of the scouting department and front office as part of an effort to turn around a ...
05:48, 08/24/2019

Polish Amazon workers demand their salaries be doubled Amazon workers in Poland are demanding that their salaries be roughly doubled, the latest in a spate of labour disputes to hit the world's largest onl...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Gunmen kidnap Canadian, Scottish oil workers from Nigerian oil rig Gunman kidnapped three oil workers from Canada, Scotland and Nigeria at a rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, officials said - the second abduc...
23:32, 04/28/2019

Microsoft workers are listening to your Skype conversations: report Microsoft contractors have been listening to Skype calls — including personal conversations and even phone sex — made through the app̵...
08:16, 08/08/2019

UK immigration falls to five-year low as influx of EU workers slows Long-term immigration to Britain dropped to a five-year low last year as the net inflow of European Union migrants fell to its lowest in almost a deca...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional craft...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Restaurants Sweeten Pay and Perks to Find Scarce Workers Restaurants are sweetening pay packages and adding perks like more scheduling flexibility to attract and retain workers in the tightest job market in ...
03:16, 07/22/2019

MTA wants to eliminate double-time pay for LIRR workers: report The MTA is proposing nixing double-time pay for Long Island Rail Road workers and cracking down on sick leave as it renegotiates their contract amid p...
05:32, 08/05/2019

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 19...
15:16, 08/24/2019

United Auto Workers to Target GM First in Labor Negotiations The United Auto Workers said it would target General Motors first in negotiating a new labor contract, aiming to reach a deal with the Detroit auto ma...
21:32, 09/03/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate's beating Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisville, Kentucky, jail....
17:32, 05/09/2019

Taliban Open New Front Against Aid Workers While Talking Peace The group was unusually harsh in its rhetoric toward main target, pointing out U.S. ties, even as peace talks with American envoys continued in Qatar....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Nine in 10 workers miss this valuable retirement savings opportunity More companies are adding a Roth option to their 401(k) plans to let workers stash after-tax dollars for retirement. Financial advisors say this is a ...
16:48, 07/20/2019

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on...
07:00, 08/18/2019

"Okay To Discipline Party Workers": Mamata Banerjee On Cut Money Row Making her stand clear on the cut money issue, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asserted that there i...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Workers plan walkout over sales to migrant camps Employees for the online retailer Wayfair say they plan a walkout from company headquarters Wednesday in protest of the company selling furniture to m...
20:32, 06/26/2019

City workers donating big to Dem presidential hopefuls just not de Blasio City employees are donating in droves to Democratic presidential hopefuls — just not their boss. Nearly 3,000 municipal workers, including several in ...
09:16, 08/19/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating again...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already employ...
19:48, 08/19/2019

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Worl...
20:16, 08/14/2019

Workers picket GM plants as UAW contract talks resume Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers were continuing talks Monday afternoon to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker'...
09:00, 09/17/2019

Aid workers warn of catastrophe in Greek refugee camps At least 24,000 people are trapped in vastly overcrowded Aegean island camps in squalid conditionsChildren being bitten by scorpions, rats and snakes;...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end d...
09:32, 06/17/2019

DoorDash to Change Pay Model for Delivery Workers After Criticism DoorDash plans to change its compensation structure for delivery workers after facing criticism for applying customer tips toward workers’ guaranteed ...
00:32, 07/25/2019

Target to hire 133,000 temp workers for holiday season Retailer Target announced Tuesday it will hire 133,000 temporary workers nationwide for the holiday season and invest $2 million in a holiday team app...
22:00, 09/10/2019

Brazil Will Give Workers Up to $8 Billion to Spur Growth President Jair Bolsonaro will allow Brazilians early access this year to as much as 30 billion reais in funds normally set aside for the unemployed in...
00:00, 07/25/2019

Amazon plans nationwide job fairs to hire 30,000 workers Amazon is going on a hiring spree. The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people...
21:48, 09/09/2019

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad [Updated] This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor ...
23:48, 08/16/2019

3 workers dead, 18 injured in Cambodia building collapse A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday, killing three workers and injuring 18...
11:00, 06/22/2019

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least f...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Accenture Retrains Its Workers as Technology Upends Their Jobs The consulting firm, an adviser on automation, has promised to retrain nearly every worker at risk of losing a job to technology, at a cost of nearly ...
01:32, 06/24/2019

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 Ca...
00:16, 06/21/2019

HAL Workers Go On Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike Over Wages About 500 employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited went on an indefinite relay hunger strike from today, demanding settlement of wages and also sala...
20:16, 06/25/2019

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize Pres...
18:16, 08/14/2019

Unifor says GM Oshawa closure could throw 1,700 parts workers out of a job Unifor, the union that represents about 40,000 workers in the auto industry, wants to ensure parts workers affected by GM's decision to end vehicle as...
22:16, 06/25/2019

Huawei’s founder just sent a desperate but brutal memo to workers When he was a younger man, Huawei’s billionaire founder Ren Zhengfei joined China’s People’s Liberation Army as an engineer, at one ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

GM Workers Head to Picket Lines to Press Demands General Motors factory workers went on strike in the United Auto Workers’ first nationwide walkout in 12 years, protesting to secure better pay, more ...
05:32, 09/17/2019

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto...
04:00, 06/15/2019

VW workers told to refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee asse...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Boeing to hire 'few hundred' workers to support grounded 737 MAX Boeing needs a “few hundred” temporary employees to help oversee its grounded fleet of 737 MAX jets as the company works to return the planes to the s...
00:32, 08/22/2019

Trump campaign paid women workers nearly 20% less than men, filing says Trump's 2016 campaign paid most of its female employees nearly 20% less than male counterparts, according to a filing in a suit by Alva Johnson....
23:16, 05/13/2019

The Trump Organization Is Reportedly Still Employing Undocumented Workers The Trump Organization is still employing undocumented workers through its proprietary construction team despite its vowed crackdown on employing undo...
22:32, 08/09/2019

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Workers to dismantle crumbling 'sarcophagus' at Chernobyl by 2023 The hastily constructed "sarcophagus" originally built to prevent radiation leaking from the destroyed reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station ...
18:16, 08/09/2019

Amazon workers demand Bezos act on climate crisis At a shareholder meeting Wednesday, the CEO refused to address workers urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive offic...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in t...
05:00, 06/15/2019

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic se...
06:16, 05/22/2019

5 Russian nuclear agency workers killed in blast Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
09:48, 08/11/2019

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Au...
15:00, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees in...
00:32, 07/23/2019

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1...
19:32, 06/28/2019

Oil workers reveal a Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources Venezuela oil workers say that the money intended to maintain PDVSA's equipment ended up elsewhere. They point to the thick layer of polluting oil slu...
21:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials sai...
21:00, 05/15/2019

|Cosatuhailsdemeritsystem:Roaddeathsa'massivedrain'oneconomy,workers'pockets The Congress of South African Trade Unions has hit back at critics of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act, saying i...
06:00, 08/21/2019

3 Amazon workers in Minnesota file discrimination complaint SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Three Muslim workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota accuse the company of discrimination and retaliation for denying them ...
14:32, 05/15/2019

More employers are offering workers time to chill in summer A recent survey conducted by MetLife reveals that among emerging benefits such as wellness programs, paid sabbaticals or onsite free services, more ti...
22:48, 06/30/2019

Bengal BJP Workers In Showdown With Cops Over Cremation On Highway Political violence in Bengal took a dramatic turn today as the state BJP, following a face-off with the police, prepared to cremate the bodies of the ...
16:16, 06/09/2019

Workers prepared to quit over badly-designed offices New research from Dell has revealed that UK businesses are putting productivity at risk with poor workplace design.Although common complaints like off...
06:32, 07/04/2019

This AI Software Is ‘Coaching’ Customer Service Workers. Soon It Could Be Bossing You Around, Too I’m on the phone with a startup executive roleplaying as a frustrated customer, and a note along with a speedometer icon appears on my computer ...
17:32, 07/08/2019

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said T...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Google Contract Workers Vote to Form a Union in the US A group of contract workers for Google have voted to move forward with an effort to unionize, a potential chink in tech's carefully constructed armor ...
17:32, 08/31/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts...
16:32, 07/15/2019

For Amazon workers in Minnesota, Prime Day means protest One hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. w...
17:16, 07/15/2019

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sa...
17:48, 07/15/2019

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role i...
23:32, 05/30/2019

Stop & Shop workers reach new deal after strike BOSTON (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have ratified a new contract that came out of an 11-day str...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in M...
21:16, 07/15/2019

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for the...
21:00, 06/06/2019

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions o...
22:16, 07/15/2019

Here's how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additio...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Elizabeth Warren says she's 'proud' her campaign workers unionized "Every worker who wants to join a union, bargain collectively, & make their voice heard should have a chance to do so," Warren wrote in a post on Twit...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Chevron, BHP evacuate workers from Gulf of Mexico due to hurricane Major offshore oil and gas producers on Friday were evacuating non-essential staff from production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico due to the thr...
01:00, 08/31/2019

T-Mobile U.S. workers worry Sprint deal will mean job losses T-Mobile US retail employees and technicians delivered a letter late Tuesday for Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges, seeking assurances that their job...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Port Authority workers rescue cat from Lincoln Tunnel A frightened kitten was rescued from the Lincoln Tunnel catwalk early Wednesday morning, according to reports. Port Authority workers Maeghan Grant an...
17:00, 08/29/2019

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture ...
01:32, 07/16/2019

| Huawei accuses US of harassing workers, attacking network Huawei has lashed out at the US government Tuesday, accusing Washington of orchestrating a campaign to intimidate its employees and launching cyber-at...
23:16, 09/04/2019

The Latest: Power company secures 13,000 workers for Dorian Florida’s largest power company says it has secured about 13,000 employees and additional personnel to work to restore powerlines and equipment damage...
03:00, 08/30/2019

Three workers missing after Chicago-area plant explosion Three workers were missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb that injured four other employees, a fire official s...
19:16, 05/04/2019

Disgruntled Amazon workers will wreak havoc during ‘Prime Day’ The ranks of disaffected Amazon workers are growing — and they’re planning to raise a ruckus during the e-tailing giant’s Prime Day sales event next w...
05:00, 07/13/2019

Indiana construction workers discover 12,000-year-old mastodon Construction workers excavating a new sewer line in Indiana unearthed what scientists believe to be the remains of a 12,000-year-old mastodon that roa...
00:32, 05/04/2019

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, la...
04:32, 07/15/2019

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor's degrees in April Unemployment for workers without bachelor's degrees fell to a record low in April, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a sign the recovery...
15:16, 05/03/2019

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 li...
14:48, 05/03/2019

'It's because we were union members': Boeing fires workers who organized Workers terminated by the aircraft maker in South Carolina see their dismissals as part of efforts to stifle a nascent unionRichard Mester worked for ...
13:16, 05/03/2019

Poll: Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce CHICAGO (AP) — A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger worke...
15:16, 06/06/2019

After GM talks hit impasse, UAW workers to strike as of Sunday night The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight ...
18:00, 09/15/2019

The endless talk about a shortage of skilled workers in Germany How big is the shortage of qualified workers in Germany really? In some industries, the line of job seekers is running low. In many others, the proble...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Strike 2.0: how gig economy workers are using tech to fight back Up to 10 million people in the UK are in precarious work, juggling low paid jobs as cleaners, Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers. But a movement is und...
02:00, 09/01/2019

Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrel...
05:00, 06/04/2019

United Auto Workers Calls for Strike at GM's U.S. Factories The United Auto Workers has called for a strike at General Motors’ U.S. factories, its first major work stoppage in more than a decade. Union leadersh...
03:48, 09/16/2019

FT: Huawei cuts meetings with US, sends US workers home BEIJING (AP) — The Financial Times is reporting that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts a...
16:16, 05/31/2019

64% back Dunkin's war on stores hiring illegal workers A majority of voters, Republicans and Democrats, back efforts by world famous doughnut maker Dunkin' to take back stores from franchisees who refuse t...
23:16, 07/12/2019

How much awkward small talk office workers put up with each week How was your evening? Did you see “Big Little Lies”? Questions like these might sound familiar, as the average office worker endures 21 bo...
23:32, 07/26/2019

Disabled workers bring a range of strengths and assets to the job Hiring people with disabilities makes for good business. A recent study from Accenture, in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association...
23:32, 09/03/2019

Islamic State says it kidnapped six aid workers in northeast Nigeria Islamic State's West Africa branch said on Thursday it was responsible for the kidnapping of six aid workers in northeast Nigeria, according to a twee...
22:32, 07/25/2019

Singapore workers more anxious about change than losing their job to automation Unfazed about potentially losing their job, employees in Singapore instead are concerned that workplace automation will result in them having to learn...
09:32, 04/30/2019

Amazon Workers From Around World Join Forces in Berlin Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their strategy against one of the world's most powerful companie...
08:32, 04/30/2019

Amazon Prime Day means protest for workers in Minnesota One-hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. w...
01:32, 07/17/2019

Alaska ferry workers, state try mediation to end strike Alaska ferry workers and state officials were seeking a federal mediator's help on Saturday to end a strike that has disrupted travel during the peak ...
04:16, 07/28/2019

The US auto workers union just decided to walk out on GM — here's why they're striking (GM) GM The UAW ordered its membership to strike General Motors on Sunday night after contract negotiations broke down. GM's 46,000 UAW-represented worker...
18:32, 09/15/2019

Whole Foods workers say conditions declined after Amazon takeover Employees described increasing pressure to push Amazon Prime deals and memberships, understaffing and increased workloadsSince being bought by Amazon ...
13:48, 07/16/2019

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum ...
05:32, 05/31/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMay...
17:16, 07/19/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do bett...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Zimbabwe public workers threaten strike over wages Zimbabwe's public workers on Tuesday said they would go on strike if the government failed to increase their wages to at least $475 per month for the ...
16:32, 07/16/2019

Google workers stage sit-in to protest alleged retaliation Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw 2...
19:32, 05/01/2019

Tesla workers say they used electrical tape in Model 3 production Tesla may have broken its own records, manufacturing 72,531 Model 3 sedans in the three months that ended June 30th. But employees say in the push to ...
16:48, 07/16/2019

United Auto Workers Calls for Strike of GM's U.S. Factories The United Auto Workers has called for a strike at General Motors’ U.S. factories, its first major work stoppage in more than a decade. Union leadersh...
23:00, 09/15/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be...
18:00, 05/01/2019

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing ...
21:32, 07/16/2019

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 for...
00:48, 06/01/2019

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant: BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing...
06:32, 07/10/2019

Amsterdam: Male sex workers occupy red light district Traditionally home to female and transgender prostitutes, activists hope the neighborhood's famous windows can be opened up to all sex workers. The eq...
16:32, 08/03/2019

T-Mobile US workers worry Sprint deal will mean job losses T-Mobile US retail employees and technicians delivered a letter late Tuesday for Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges, seeking assurances that their jobs...
11:48, 09/05/2019

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed ...
08:16, 05/28/2019

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 summ...
00:16, 06/21/2019

401(k) lawsuits are rising: Why so many workers sue their employers over savings plan Unhappiness over high fees, inappropriate investment options and other issues have led to a spike in lawsuits in recent years, according to a study. ...
13:48, 08/28/2019

UAW workers lament closing of GM's transmission plant in Mich. While workers lament the plant closing, GM said it will have opportunities for all displaced workers at the plant to transfer to other GM operations....
19:48, 08/01/2019

Amazon sued for discriminating against pregnant warehouse workers Retail behemoth Amazon has been entangled in a fresh controversy for the way it treats its warehouse workers. According a new CNET investigation by Al...
12:00, 05/07/2019

'Content Farm' Fires Workers After They Ask Where Their Meager Paychecks Are Mandatory.com is a website that features “funny stuff, viral videos, must-read features, and a whole lot of awesome,” according to its Twitter bio. It...
04:48, 09/05/2019

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
21:48, 06/10/2019

Heathrow Airport workers overwhelmingly reject pay offer Last ditch talks are to be held to try to avert a strike by thousands of workers at Heathrow Airport after they voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay o...
19:16, 08/02/2019

Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
11:00, 07/20/2019

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level i...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its rail plant in Ontario, effective N...
17:32, 07/10/2019

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant -BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing...
03:00, 07/10/2019

More than 270 poll workers dead from overwork after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an ...
05:00, 04/29/2019

Apple suspends Siri recordings after workers overhear 'sex' Apple has suspended access to Siri recordings for contractors following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential and int...
20:16, 08/02/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage ...
23:32, 06/11/2019

New Jersey first in U.S. to mandate 'panic buttons' for hotel workers New Jersey became the first of the United States Tuesday to pass a law requiring hotels provide "panic buttons" that employees can activate in case of...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Pemex agrees salary rises with oil workers union Mexico's state oil company Pemex said on Wednesday that it had agreed with the oil workers union to raise salaries and benefits while seeking to manag...
07:48, 08/01/2019

Amazon workers are reportedly planning a Prime Day protest Amazon employees in Minnesota are reportedly planning a strike on Prime Day this year, as the company is promoting its faster delivery options but not...
20:32, 07/08/2019

Facebook contract workers look at your private posts to help train its AI A new report from Reuters has revealed how contract workers for Facebook and Instagram are looking at your private posts to help the social media plat...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Workers of the world face multiple challenges, says new report As you might expect, there are big differences between the working conditions faced in El Salvador and Germany. Yet there are many common problems as ...
18:16, 05/06/2019

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors...
23:32, 07/11/2019

Former Orange bosses stand trial over workers' suicides Former bosses at leading French telecoms group Orange were due to go on trial on Monday over a series of suicides at the company in the late 2000s - a...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Costco chief among best CEOs for female workers, according to women Compiled data from female staffers found the CEOs who ranked highest for women included the heads of software and IT companies.    ...
00:48, 06/25/2019

Flexible schedules are attracting more workers — what are the pros and cons? More people are citing flexibility, including temporary assignments, as a key workplace desire. But there are potential trade offs.    ...
00:49, 09/17/2019

Facebook Invites Journalists to See New 'War Room,' Won't Let Them Ask Workers Questions Facebook, the social media giant that helped enable genocide and yet is still allowed to exist for some reason, had a big public relations push this w...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Descendants reflect on Chinese rail workers 150 years later More than a century after Chinese workers helped build a portion of the Transcontinental Railroad, their descendants are pushing for more than a token...
07:32, 05/09/2019

GM Still Hasn't Found Jobs for 500 Workers from 'Unallocated' Plants Where General Motors’ laid off employees currently stand, a Fiat Chrysler settlement approval, new land for a new plant and more await you in The Morn...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Younger Workers Report Biggest Gains in Pay Happiness American workers under 35 report being happier with their paychecks than people over 55 for the first time since at least 2011, according to a new rep...
14:32, 08/29/2019

Trump administration expected to add 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the U.S. It could benefit oyster shucking companies, fisheries, loggers and seasonal hotels, including Trump's own Mar-a-Lago club.    ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

More than 49,000 United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Union members shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the US after contract talks with the company deterioratedMore than 49,000 member...
17:48, 09/16/2019

Joe Biden to kick off presidential bid with speech to union workers Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first event as a presidential candidate in Pittsburgh on Monday, speaking before union members whos...
17:32, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Chevron, BHP evacuate workers from Gulf of Mexico due to hurricane Major offshore oil and gas producers on Friday were evacuating non-essential staff from production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico due to the thr...
22:32, 08/31/2019

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 airst...
16:32, 06/20/2019

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 in...
13:32, 06/12/2019

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 ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

These poultry plants used E-Verify. They still hired hundreds of undocumented workers. The federal employment verification system checks the personal information new hires submit against existing government records and flags any mismatch...
13:16, 08/17/2019

United Electrical Workers union endorses Bernie Sanders The United Electrical Workers union endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday, praising him for challenging corporate A...
00:32, 08/27/2019

"Exit Polls Just To Discourage You": Priyanka Gandhi To Congress Workers A day after exit polls predicted a sweeping victory for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections, Congress leader Pri...
04:16, 05/21/2019

BJP Workers Clash With Cops In Bengal After MP Alleges Attack By Officer Several BJP supporters and cops were injured this morning in a clash in Titagrah area of North 24 Parganas district in Bengal after the BJP called a 1...
09:32, 09/02/2019

BJP Workers Lathicharged, Cops Use Water Cannons During Kolkata Protest The workers of the BJP clashed with the police in Kolkata today as the party tried to hold a protest march to Lalbazar -- the state police headquarter...
13:16, 06/12/2019

2 more workers indicted in Missouri duck boat disaster that killed 17 Charges were filed Thursday against two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in severe weather last summer, ...
06:16, 06/21/2019

There’s No Boom in Youngstown, but Blue-Collar Workers Are Sticking With Trump The recovery, which has brought low unemployment and rising wages elsewhere, hasn’t really lifted industrial northeast Ohio. But President Trump has l...
14:16, 05/20/2019

Disabled workers face additional challenges getting hired — here’s how to ace the interview When it comes to job interviews, feeling nervous or self-conscious is a given. But people with disabilities face additional obstacles. “They still exp...
23:32, 09/03/2019

Walmart's expanding the chance to go to college for a dollar a day to more of its workers Walmart's helping its employees pursue degrees in 14 more fields, and extending the college offering to high school students for the first time. ...
09:32, 06/04/2019

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of pla...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Apple, Foxconn say they overly relied on temporary workers in China Apple Inc and manufacturing partner Foxconn Technology Co Ltd on Monday rebutted allegations of lapses in people management leveled by a non-profit mo...
11:33, 09/09/2019

World's biggest Nutella factory blocked by striking workers A factory in northern France that makes a quarter of the world's Nutella has been blockaded for a week. Key ingredients are reportedly running low and...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Ford Plans to Cut 7,000 Jobs, About 10% of Its Salaried White-Collar Workers (DETROIT) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles ...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Nonmanagement campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with camp...
23:48, 06/04/2019

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 make...
22:16, 06/20/2019

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection...
06:16, 06/21/2019

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, officia...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who...
02:00, 05/21/2019

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 b...
02:16, 09/03/2019

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 Dona...
05:48, 08/19/2019

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 p...
02:32, 06/12/2019

Yemeni workers search for bodies at prison hit by Arab coalition Yemeni rescue workers searched for bodies amid concrete debris and twisted steel wreckage on Monday, two days after air strikes by a Saudi-led militar...
01:48, 09/03/2019

20 jail workers subpoenaed in Jeffrey Epstein suicide probe The probe into the Manhattan jail suicide of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has intensified, with as many as 20 corrections workers gettin...
23:32, 08/22/2019

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.R...
23:32, 06/02/2019

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas distric...
19:48, 06/08/2019

Chevron evacuates non-essential workers from Gulf of Mexico due to storm Chevron Corp began evacuating non-essential workers on Friday from the Petronius and Blind Faith platforms in the eastern Gulf of Mexico due to the t...
22:00, 08/30/2019

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 milli...
11:48, 05/30/2019

How Amazon is fighting back against workers' increasing efforts to unionize Momentum to organize has picked up at Amazon, but unionizing efforts haven't come far. Amazon increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour and is fe...
21:00, 08/22/2019

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 s...
17:00, 08/22/2019

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 d...
14:32, 08/21/2019

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Some workers at the retail titan's superstores said they had expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn't expected this strange ...
03:48, 06/07/2019

Trinamool Workers Broke Tubewells After Defeat In Bengal Villages: BJP The BJP has accused West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress of breaking tubewells and snapping water lines in three areas of West Burdwan and Birbhum d...
07:48, 05/30/2019

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

Apple apologises for allowing workers to listen to Siri recordings Contractors graded accidental activations including recordings of users having sexApple has apologised for allowing contractors to listen to voice rec...
01:00, 08/30/2019

Simulation trains front-line child welfare workers An Illinois child welfare agency under fire for some high-profile deaths is giving workers hands-on training. Trainees walk through mock homes and rol...
20:16, 08/23/2019

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao....
09:32, 06/02/2019

Bosses pocket Trump tax windfall as workers see job promises vanish AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the oppositeStephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center i...
15:32, 06/16/2019

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 employees...
18:32, 06/19/2019

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.  &#...
03:32, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrel...
05:00, 06/04/2019

As they build India's first camp for illegals, some workers fear detention there Across a river in a remote part of India's northeast, laborers have cleared dense forest in an area equivalent to about seven soccer fields and are bu...
06:48, 09/08/2019

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a sharehold...
01:00, 06/06/2019

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. ...
18:16, 06/12/2019

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The White House hopefuls—including Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Bill de Blasio, and Jay Inslee—joined demonstrations by workers in 13 ci...
23:16, 05/23/2019

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 t...
12:48, 08/20/2019

Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards FIFA have for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an in...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Boeing Sued By Man Claiming Co-Workers Used N-Word, Put Noose At His Desk An African American employee at Boeing's Charleston, South Carolina, plant has alleged that he was a "victim to targeted racial harassment of an inten...
04:32, 06/18/2019

Workers are putting in fewer hours. Is that a sign a recession is coming? Americans have worked fewer hours this year amid a trade war and global slowdown. That could foreshadow a slowdown in hiring, even a recession.  ...
17:16, 09/05/2019

Ford Workers Who Sued Over Sexual Harassment Face Setback A judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by 33 women cannot proceed as a class-action suit. The women said that harassment was endemic at two Chicago plants...
21:16, 08/23/2019

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization....
03:48, 06/15/2019

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

Construction workers hit gas line in Williamsburg, forcing building evacuations Construction workers in Williamsburg hit a gas pipe Thursday morning, forcing people to evacuate two buildings, according to officials. The call came ...
18:00, 08/29/2019

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller after...
13:00, 07/04/2019

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 an...
00:18, 09/13/2019

Talking In Workplace As Trump Can Get US Workers Fired, Employers Fined While President Donald Trump's remark that four congresswomen of color should "go back" to their ancestral countries was condemned as racist and wrong...
04:16, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its passenger train plant in Ontario, ...
01:00, 07/11/2019

Trump tax cut doesn't benefit workers, Dem candidate Andrew Yang says Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that recently released economic numbers do not reflect the situation that many Americans de...
07:16, 05/08/2019

E-bike bandits are terrorizing Bronx delivery workers: cops A pair of e-bike thieves have been terrorizing delivery workers in the Bronx over the last two months and stealing their souped-up cycles, according t...
01:48, 05/08/2019

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 pipeline...
08:32, 05/07/2019

Transit union boss whines about coverage of cheating MTA workers Instead of chiding MTA employees who were busted abusing their tax-payer funded jobs, a transit union boss on Thursday lashed out at The Post and the ...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, o...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – thos...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Here's where GM layoffs stand after stunning blow to factory workers GM said it has jobs for all the 2,800 hourly workers affected by its move to idle four U.S. factories. Here's a look at how the numbers stack up....
20:48, 05/06/2019

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and ...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Pete Buttigieg says gig workers should be allowed to unionize during Democratic debate Reuters South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said, as president, he would allow gig workers to unionize. "There are people in the gig economy who go throu...
16:48, 07/31/2019

Search for missing workers resumes at plant rocked by blast WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are resuming their search for two bodies believed to be buried in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory...
19:32, 05/05/2019

Teamsters Union nixes popular NYCHA workers’ deal The members of the biggest labor union at the city's embattled New York City Housing Authority rejected a tentative contract deal that traded bon...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Walmart managers take home an average of $175,000 a year. How much do their workers make? All of Walmart's U.S. employees earn more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, with the average wage for full-time hourly workers $14.26 per h...
07:00, 05/09/2019

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 start...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be ...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, ...
03:16, 07/05/2019

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 have...
06:16, 08/08/2019

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action i...
04:16, 08/08/2019

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 th...
13:17, 09/12/2019

Hundreds of poor migrant workers flee Kashmir under lockdown Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to return to their far-away v...
17:16, 08/07/2019

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 allegedl...
13:16, 08/07/2019

U.S. Senators Urge Google to End Its Shitty Treatment of Contract Workers Google depends deeply on its contractors, but a series of damning reports indicate that while these workers make up around half of the company and are...
16:00, 08/06/2019

Some Wall Street workers face pay slump in 2019: report Many Wall Street workers will see their pay stay flat or decline this year, as big banks and money managers continue to cut costs, according to a repo...
09:00, 08/06/2019

The Latest: Chinese rail workers hailed at anniversary event OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on events marking the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Descendants of Chi...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Walmart Workers' New Security Threat Is Active Shooters, Not Shoplifters Walmart, with thousands of stores across the country, is often a target for criminals. But the retail giant has never before experienced the kind of c...
00:00, 08/05/2019

US fast-food workers demand better pay amid growing violence A bill making its way through the Senate would set the hourly wage at $15 nationwide, to be enacted over six yearsMaria Torres followed eight sprintin...
07:32, 08/04/2019

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 abo...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Burger King beard ban infringes workers' rights, says Catalonia Rule that male workers should wear ties and female staff ribbons is discriminatory, officials also sayBurger King workers in Barcelona will be able to...
16:16, 07/31/2019

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
20:32, 07/12/2019

'Just like a real office': workers use public parking as co-working space WePark is a radical rethinking of city space, which started in San Francisco and has spread as far afield as Toulouse, Bristol, LA and Portland“If we ...
15:48, 05/04/2019

Flexible schedules are attracting more workers — what are the pros and cons? More people are citing flexibility, including temporary assignments, as a key workplace desire. But there are potential trade offs.    ...
03:16, 09/16/2019

'Our paychecks bounced': US workers in limbo as coalmines suddenly close Blackjewel files for chapter 11 in a move critics say is increasingly used to avoid paying workers what they are owedOn 1 July, Missy Cole was notifie...
19:48, 07/27/2019

Auto workers union to strike against General Motors at midnight The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday morning it will strike against General Motors at midnight after its members failed to reach a new labor...
07:48, 09/16/2019

DoorDash Is Proof of How Easy It Is to Exploit Workers When Their Boss Is an Algorithm We’re getting quite used to our algorithmic overlords. We’ve ceded, for the most part, that complex and invisible rulesets determine who will see our ...
19:32, 07/26/2019

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

Ford Workers Question Auto Maker's Path to Turnaround More of the auto maker's workers are feeling unsure about its strategy and looking for clearer communication from the company’s leadership team, accor...
03:32, 04/30/2019

Labor Groups Press New York to Protect App-Based Workers Buoyed by legislative passage of a bill in California, unions in New York are pushing to change state law to extend employment protections for app-bas...
11:48, 09/16/2019

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since 2007 The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed...
12:32, 09/16/2019

Public sector workers to receive biggest pay rise in six years Public sector workers including teachers, soldiers and police officers will reportedly be given pay rises above inflation as part of new government pl...
08:48, 07/19/2019

United Auto Workers Call First National Strike Against GM Since 2007 In US The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight ...
03:16, 09/17/2019

'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 notifie...
08:32, 07/22/2019

Ford to upgrade Chicago plant for SUVs, hire 450 workers Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for poli...
00:32, 07/23/2019

Scans show changes to brains of 'injured' Havana U.S. embassy workers Advanced brain scans of U.S. Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences, according to a new s...
17:48, 07/23/2019

U.S. General Motors workers to strike, likely impact Canadian operations A strike by 49,200 union workers would bring to a halt GM’s U.S. production, and would likely stop the company from making vehicles in Canada and Mexi...
02:16, 09/16/2019

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 drove...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Auto workers to strike over GM contract talks impasse, union says 49,000 members at General Motors plants will go on strike on Sunday night after negotiations had broken downThe United Auto Workers union has said its...
19:48, 09/15/2019

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.    ...
00:32, 07/15/2019

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 s...
06:00, 07/15/2019

As temperatures climb, there's a new federal push to keep workers safe With global temperatures rising, there's greater health risks for outdoor workers. Proposed legislation could protect them from heat-related illn...
11:48, 07/15/2019

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

Domestic Workers Are Killed in Cyprus, and Authorities Face a Reckoning At least seven women and girls are believed to be victims of a Cyprus serial killer. The case raised questions about the treatment of domestic workers...
04:00, 05/03/2019

2 store workers killed in suburban Memphis Walmart shooting Two Walmart employees were killed and two others injured, including a police officer, during a shooting in the Memphis suburb of Southaven, Miss., Tue...
18:48, 07/30/2019

Bombardier to sell key Northern Ireland plant, shocking workers Canada's Bombardier Inc shocked workers in Northern Ireland on Thursday by announcing it would sell its Belfast operation, the largest high-tech manuf...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Workers at KSC told they’ll be fired for taking rocket photos [Updated] Enlarge / In 2011, media representatives vie for the best positions for their camera tripods at Press Site 1 near Space Launch Complex 17B on Cape Can...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Amazon Says It Will Retrain Workers It’s Automating Out of Jobs. But Does 'Upskilling' Even Work? Amazon made waves when it announced late last week that it planned to spend $700 million to retrain one-third of its U.S. workforce—100,000 employees—...
23:16, 07/15/2019

Alaska ferry workers strike for 6th day contract talks break off A federal mediator on Monday suspended contract talks aimed at settling a strike that has shut down Alaska’s state ferry system at the peak of the tou...
11:16, 07/30/2019

On the other side of Prime Day, Amazon workers brace for ‘two months of hell’ As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some emp...
03:48, 07/16/2019

Amazon Workers Strike As 'Prime' Shopping Frenzy Hits Amazon workers walked out of a main distribution center in Minnesota on Monday, protesting for improved working conditions during the e-commerce titan...
12:16, 07/16/2019

Scans Show Changes To Brains Of "Injured" Havana US Embassy Workers Advanced brain scans of US Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences, according to a new stu...
21:48, 07/23/2019

"We Love America": Trump's Undocumented Ex-Workers Seek Meeting With Him More than 20 undocumented workers previously employed by President Donald Trump's company have requested a meeting with their former boss to discuss h...
05:32, 07/04/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1...
02:00, 05/16/2019

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 t...
23:48, 06/22/2019

Facebook raises minimum wage for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all U.S. contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scru...
02:48, 05/14/2019

BJP Workers Evicted From Hotel After Trinamool Candidate Alerts Cops Hours after BJP chief Amit Shah held a rally in West Bengal's Barasat, about 40 km from Kolkata, there was high drama in the constituency last night....
06:16, 05/14/2019

Dunkin' dumps store owners for hiring undocumented workers The world famous doughnut maker Dunkin', outraged that some franchises are not using the required E-Verify system to make sure its workers are documen...
20:48, 07/01/2019

DoorDash updates its payment model, but workers still miss out on tips DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company -- it's already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits ...
18:16, 06/28/2019

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Workers Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s prot...
19:32, 09/11/2019

Heckled By BJP Workers, Car Vandalised, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress MLA Udyan Guha alleged that he was heckled by BJP activists in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Sunday and his car vandalised ...
22:16, 06/30/2019

Who are the best CEOs for women workers? Big tech leaders fall in new ranking CEOs on the full Comparably list include Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Apple's Tim Cook.     ...
17:32, 06/24/2019

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 workers A fire official says a 23-meter (60-feet) high wall has collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts in western India, killing at least 16 workers living...
04:48, 06/29/2019

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been di...
08:16, 06/28/2019

The Memphis hospital suing its own workers for unpaid medical bills It’s not uncommon for hospitals to sue patients over unpaid debts, but what is striking at Methodist is how many of those patients end up being its ow...
13:48, 06/28/2019

Retiring judge Strine calls on funds to protect U.S. workers As chief justice of Delaware's Supreme Court, Leo Strine has decided disputes affecting powerful U.S. companies and investors, but his departing thoug...
02:32, 07/09/2019

Angry at your employer? More workers, like Wayfair walkout protesters, are speaking up Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon. ...
14:32, 06/28/2019

Wayfair Workers Walk Out, and the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities f...
01:00, 06/27/2019

As many as 100 chicken plant workers reportedly fired after Mississippi ICE raid There are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 employees have been fired at a chicken processing plant in Morton.       &...
22:16, 08/14/2019

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions ov...
10:16, 06/26/2019

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 assaulte...
00:49, 09/12/2019

GM Oshawa workers could collect up to $110K, vehicle voucher to retire As GM prepares to close a longtime Canadian assembly plant, and retool it to build replacement parts, some of the factory's 2,300 workers set to lose ...
01:16, 05/14/2019

Canadian businesses have a message ahead of the election: We need foreign workers Canadian unemployment is at an all-time low and businesses have a message for politicians ahead of October's national election: We need foreign worker...
18:48, 06/26/2019

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, Lei...
16:00, 05/17/2019

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having fa...
04:00, 08/10/2019

Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in ...
19:32, 05/13/2019

Wayfair Workers Stage Walkout Over Sales to Border Camps Employees of Wayfair Inc. walked out of the company’s Boston headquarters in protest of the online retailer’s sale of $200,000 worth of bedroom furnit...
02:32, 06/27/2019

Apple, Foxconn admit they hired too many temporary workers in China Apple and manufacturing partner Foxconn on Monday rebutted allegations of lapses in people management leveled by a nonprofit monitor of worker rights,...
21:16, 09/09/2019

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to rule that federal civil rights laws ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orien...
00:48, 07/04/2019

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of...
03:32, 07/04/2019

3 workers dead, dozens missing in Cambodia building collapse PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville, killing three w...
09:48, 06/22/2019

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 ...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study s...
08:48, 08/17/2019

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested In Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their employ...
09:00, 08/10/2019

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

Swiss gondola cables injure workers at Titlis mountain resort At least one person was killed and several people injured in a Swiss resort town when a gondola cable snapped during maintenance work. Swiss emergency...
04:16, 06/06/2019

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home....
19:32, 08/18/2019