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The appeals court decision could have a major effect on hundreds of other companies that are trying to determine whether to continue making payments to their own multi-employer pension plans. A number of multi-employer plans have weak balance sheets, exacerbated by a wave of aging workers and ...
Beginning in the 1800s, workers were actively recruited from eastern Canada, where an expanding population and a dwindling supply of arable land were exerting increasing hardships on local families. Workers were eager to accept the offer of mill work in Rhode Island because factory wages of about ...

“UC Davis Medical Center nurses support our fellow UC workers in their demands for a strong contract and justice in the workplace," said UCD Health registered nurse Melissa Johnson-Camacho, in a news release issued by the California Nurses Association. "As nurses, we know that in order to provide ...
CLAY JACKSON, HERALD & REVIEW Locals gathered for a program for Worker's Memorial Day Friday at the Macon County Courthouse lawn. The service is in observance of AFL-CIO Workers Memorial Day to remember and recognize all workers from Macon County who has died while at their workplace.
This was true for the hundreds of workers I have met in Cambodia, Bangladesh, and Burma, and is something we should keep in mind today, on World Day on Worker Health and Safety. I remember sitting with a worker in Cambodia who wept bitterly because her paltry earning made it difficult to feed her ...
Another change came in August, when OSHA removed from its website homepage data on worker fatalities. The move caught the attention of numerous media outlets, which said it was evidence of a larger failure on the part of the administration to take care of workers or account for deaths. As part of that ...

Wolf caved to powerful special interests today with his veto of a bill which would combat the opioid crisis, protect injured workers and rein in prescribing abuses within the Workers' Compensation system,” Turzai said in a statement. “Instead, today he served as a backstop for his wealthy trial attorney friends ...
A smoldering labor dispute intensified Thursday inside of one of San Francisco's most exclusive, secretive and male-only clubs. Starting with the early-morning kitchen workers, the private Bohemian Club's staff of bussers, cooks, waiters, dishwashers and other employees walked off the job and onto the ...
Wages still aren't rising as fast as they normally do when the unemployment rate is this low, but workers have been making out better than they were a few years ago. Too much of a good thing, however, could also cause problems. The Federal Reserve is watching inflation carefully for signs of the U.S. ...
IT leaders looking to retain top talent have their work cut out for them this year, as one-third of IT workers are eyeing a new job in 2018, according to the 2018 IT Career Outlook report from Spiceworks. But the reasons why IT pros are on the hunt for new employment underscore generational differences, ...
Wages for the typical American worker have been stagnant since the late 1970s, growing only 0.2 percent per year on average when adjusting for inflation. Increasing competition with low-wage workers abroad, automation, the decreasing power of unions, and slow productivity growth are often cited as ...
As companies reveal gigantic CEO-to-worker pay ratios, some worry how low-paid workers might take the news ». “This is really an opportunity to turn this around and use it to start those discussions,” he said. “Here is how you move from your level to that role that pays more.” Companies have been so ...
"So, for example, because so many worker centers are based in immigrant communities, many of them have made immigration policy and immigrant rights a central part of what they do. Also, because many of them are based in communities of workers who are newcomers to the United States, sometimes ...
He is calling for the elimination of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board and OSHA's worker safety and health training program, Susan Harwood Training Grants. There is, however, a tiny bit of good news for workers in President Trump's proposed budget for OSHA; it includes a small ...
36% of all worker fatalities occurred in those ages 55 or older, with 1,848 deaths. Workers 65 or older have more than 2.5 times the risk of dying on the job. • The Latino fatality rate was 3.7 per 100,000 workers, greater than all other workers (and higher than the national average of 3.6 per 100,000).
The Travelers Companies, Inc. has added new digital capabilities to its “MyTravelers for Injured Employees” workers' compensation claims platform designed to improve the claim experience for injured employees. The company's web-based and mobile-friendly self-service tool for workers compensation ...
In a letter to shareholders, Amazon's Jeff Bezos said that the company pays up to $12,000 for workers to earn certificates and associate degrees in high-demand occupations, even if the skills earned aren't relevant to a career at the company. For hourly associates with more than one year of tenure, Amazon ...

Fewer factories could now be labelled “death traps”, says Scott Nova, the executive director of the Worker Rights Consortium, an independent labour group. About 71 workers died each year in fire and building collapses in the years before Rana Plaza. In the years since, it is about 17 people annually, ...
(CNN) Two construction workers trapped Tuesday morning on a piece of dangling scaffolding near Miami have been rescued by first responders, according to video from ... Both workers were secured by harnesses and ropes when the scaffolding gave way, WSVN reported, citing Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
MORGANTOWN — Community resources in the Morgantown area are mobilizing to help workers recently laid off by Mylan Pharmaceuticals. Between Friday and Monday, the ... "We discuss just about everything that would affect a dislocated worker," Meredith said. "It's a start; we're pointing them in the right ...
After the #MeToo movement gained traction last year, city workers reported nearly as many incident in a couple of months as were submitted in a previous five-year period. The rise in reports followed the introduction in December of a new protocol for reporting harassment. In the two months that followed, ...
Here's a question: You've built up a massive nest egg at your job, and you're about to retire. What are your plans for your hard-earned savings? For nearly a third of workers, the answer is "I don't know." Those were the findings from a recent survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, a research ...
Workers in those locations can now wear solid blue jeans and shirts of any solid color, according to a new employee manual obtained by Bloomberg News. Previously, workers could wear jeans only if they were black or khaki. The company also restricted store employees to wearing blue or white shirts.
STERLING, Illinois -- The U.S. Department of Labor is forcing a Sterling nonprofit of exploiting nearly 250 workers, violating labor laws and occasionally paying workers with gift cards instead of wages. Self-Help Enterprises Inc., which employs people with developmental disabilities, is being forced to pay ...
But that might soon change, as the Gladstone Burgerville branch recently filed to hold its own election, with workers optimistic a vote would have the same result as the Powell branch's did. “Much love and many congratulations to workers at 92nd and Powell,” said Dylan Fitzwater, a worker at the Gladstone ...
Employers appear to be using proceeds from corporate tax cuts to continue the practice of rewarding shareholders and executives over workers. ... period, they would show $6.1 trillion in buybacks and deals to $2.6 trillion in wages, or only slightly above the previous five-year pace for worker raises.
Some PDVSA offices now have lines outside with dozens of workers waiting to quit. In at least one administrative office in Zulia state, human resources staff quit processing out the quitters, hanging a sign, "we do not accept resignations," an oil worker there told Reuters. Official workforce statistics have become a closely ...
M&S to close distribution centre, putting 450 workers at risk. Retailer's decision to close centre near Warrington brings total number of job losses this year to more than 1,300. Press Association. Tue 17 Apr 2018 12.15 EDT Last modified on Tue 17 Apr 2018 12.19 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email
As American workers spend more than a third of their lives working, LinkedIn's survey shows that over half of professionals are putting themselves at risk for worker burnout. Annie McKee, author of "How to Be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope, and Friendship," says that the "slow-burning stress, ...
A massive 81 per cent say they would never apply for an Amazon job again with one worker complaining, "from their [Amazon's] point of view, we don't have the right to be ill." A second wave of results showed targets increasing. Many workers say they have lost weight significantly since joining and a small ...
Robert Halfon: 'The Tory party should change its name to the Workers' party'. Interview: The chair of the education select committee, dubbed 'a white-van Tory', on why he now has more power than a minister. Peter Wilby. Tue 17 Apr 2018 02.15 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more ...
Facebook FB, +0.19% calculated the 37-to-1 pay ratio by comparing Zuckerberg's compensation to that of a specific individual identified as a median worker. Facebook factored in the salary, bonus or sales commission and the value of equity awards granted to that employee as of Oct. 31, 2017. Many of ...
PRAGUE — When Zbynek Frolik needed new employees to handle surging orders at his cavernous factories in central Bohemia, he fanned advertisements across the Czech Republic. But in a prosperous economy where nearly everyone had work, there were few takers. Raising wages didn't help. Nor did ...
Amazon warehouse workers are forced to pee in bottles or forego their bathroom breaks entirely because fulfillment demands are too high, according to journalist James Bloodworth, who went undercover as an Amazon worker for his book, Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain. Targets have ...
Injuries were reported by workers to supervisors or managers, but the complaints were dismissed. California law requires injuries sustained at the workplace to be reported, but Tesla reportedly used other ways to avoid reporting. It's not the first report of employee problems at the Fremont factory. In October ...
Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on "unconscious bias," CEO Kevin Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested when employees said they were trespassing. Johnson, who has called the arrests "reprehensible," arrived ...
Watchdog: 2 city workers out after sexual harassment investigations ... Two city workers are out after being investigated for sexual harassment, the city's top watchdog reported Monday, as City Hall works to address the issue highlighted by the nationwide #MeToo ... The report did not identify either worker.
Growing numbers of NHS personnel in England have been the victim of a violent attack at work, with understaffing and delays in patients accessing services being blamed for the rise. Figures supplied by hospital trusts have shown that they recorded 56,435 physical assaults on staff in 2016-17, up 9.7% on ...
And union leaders said at the time they were holding off on entering formal negotiations with the state pending a state Supreme Court ruling on funding for government worker pensions they said would set the tone for those talks. After the contracts expired, Christie, a Republican, suspended these ...
The monthly salaries for tens of thousands of Gaza-based employees of the Palestinian Authority are now a week overdue. The authority, based in the occupied West Bank, says it is a technical glitch. The workers' union says it is a deliberate move to increase pressure on Hamas, which controls the Gaza ...
The Colorado state Senate recently passed legislation based on the proposition that in the brave new economy, platform business models that provide flexible employment opportunities can require their workers to bear the downside risks of wage theft, unemployment, injuries, and even sexual harassment ...
The largest city in America will soon require employers to put their workers through annual training aimed at preventing sexual harassment. The New York City Council passed a package of bills this week aimed at addressing sexual harassment at work -- one of the strongest legislative responses yet to a ...
A worker was seriously injured while at a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority job site in Westwood on Sunday morning, officials said. The injury happened around 10:45 a.m, Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan said in a statement. The worker is now recovering at Beth Israel Deaconess ...
"American portraiture has been about the elite, where the wealthy subject was able to hire an artist," said Dorothy Moss, co-curator of the exhibition "The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers." "So you wanted to open it up?" asked Miller. "Oh, definitely, yes. It's very important to make sure that ...
"The Democratic Party is a champion of labor rights, except where its own laborers are concerned," reads the sign-on letter for the Campaign Workers .... After initially agreeing the sign the deal, campaign officials dragged their feet, the worker said, and then kicked the unionizing workers out of the office, ...
Thousands of cafeteria workers, bus drivers, custodians, special education assistants and other school workers in the Los Angeles Unified School District have voted to authorize their bargaining committee to call a strike if necessary, union officials announced. Some 94 percent of the membership voted to ...
Recruiters in the domestic workers' home countries often charge more than US$3,000 (Dh11,000) to provide them jobs in GCC countries. Despite the high fees, the candidates are willing to pay since a domestic worker's salary in a GCC state compares favourably to what even skilled workers make in their ...
However, critics of the so-called two-tiered wage system argue that it exposes tipped workers to disproportionate levels of poverty and financial uncertainty. While many people might think of a tipped worker in a high-end establishment, frequently picking up $20 bills at the end of a meal, the vast majority of ...
With overtime, workers can earn as much as $70,000, even $90,000, after a couple of years, Marshall said. The median salary in Bruni is about $50,000, but about 30 percent of the town's 281 residents -- and more than half of its children -- live below the poverty line. Perhaps the best part about wind jobs, ...
Some employers maintain that the foreign domestic worker signed the contract, so why should she complain? However, as organisations such as Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) have pointed out over the years, many women, prior to leaving their own countries, are given a false impression of working ...


 

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