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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2013, file photo, anti-gentrification protesters temporarily block a shuttle bus full of tech workers at a Mission District public bus stop in San Francisco. Northern California authorities say multiple shuttle buses transporting Apple and Google employees had windows broken with ...
President Donald Trump's path to becoming "the best jobs president that God ever created" was supposed to run straight through Indianapolis and the Carrier manufacturing plant that had for decades employed thousands of workers there. Instead, more than a year after the then-president-elect stood ...
If employees aren't paid on time, the Fair Labor Standards Act allows "liquidated damages" that could double a worker's pay. Attorney Heidi Burakiewicz, who sued on behalf of about 25,000 people paid late because of the last shutdown in 2013, said employees deemed "essential" who work Saturday ...
Dominion's workers join about 5,500 others from utilities around the country who are working on the grid after the devastation from Hurricane Maria, which struck the island in September. workers have succeed in stabilizing the distribution grid and getting generation sources back online, Vanderbloemen ...

Updated at 12:39 p.m. ET. health care workers who want to refuse to treat patients because of religious or moral beliefs will have a new defender in the Trump Administration. The top civil rights official at the Department of Health and Human Services is creating the Division of Conscience and Religious ...
The next generation of workers will depend on how we evolve education and tech in the coming years. When you think of how to help our workforce thrive and find opportunities in the digital world, the first word that often comes to mind is "code." Nearly every digital-skills program over the past decade has ...
This means not just the 31% of Americans who work remotely four or five days a week but also the people in satellite locations, where workers can easily feel forgotten. I've experienced this problem both as a manager and as an employee. For instance, when I ran a startup in San Francisco that was ...
Clayton County, GA. - police need your help to find a gunman who robbed a gentleman's club. surveillance video shows the gunman surprising two workers as they left the establishment. The video shows two workers leaving the rumors Gentleman's Club on Jonesboro Road on Dec. 21. Then, the ...
He exploited a now-repealed California law that permitted hospitals to pass the full cost of medical devices implanted in spinal surgeries to workers compensation insurers, prosecutors said. A former state senator, Ronald Calderon, is serving a federal prison sentence for accepting bribes, including some ...
A bridge under construction in a mountainous region of central Colombia has collapsed, throwing 10 workers about 900 feet to their deaths. The victims had been doing drainage work on Monday on the Chirijara bridge, a 1,500-foot-long structure over a gorge about an hour's drive from Villavicencio, on the ...
After armed federal agents entered a warehouse owned by the Puerto Rico electric power Authority, known as PREPA, on January 6, they said the warehouse contained rebuilding materials that they seized to distribute on the island. The Intercept's report on the incident has led to calls on the island for ...
Where alcohol is eschewed in most places of employment, it's a constant in restaurants. And the late night culture means that most socializing happens at bars after work hours. "We're an industry that's a little bit different," says Mickey Bakst, general manager of Charleston Grill in South Carolina. But this ...
Any new delivery worker will tell you his first order of business is to save for the one thing that can make life easier -- an electric bike. That's what Liu Li Qiang did after arriving in New York City from Liaoning, China, around seven years ago. He said it could take up to two months to put away the funds ...
The monthly wage comes out to $1.38 an hour, as workers usually work 55 hours a week. The report notes that workers are paid on the 5th of every month, and that should they resign, management won't pay out their remaining wages. At times, the factory might refuse to let a worker resign and insist that ...

Communications workers of America (CWA) members have approved a four-year contract with AT&T by an overwhelming majority after a difficult monthslong labor standoff. The deal rolls back offshoring and outsourcing and sets a new standard for wireless retail and call center jobs in America.
The impact of the company's implosion was immediately felt on Monday as workers at the Midland Metropolitan hospital - being built near Birmingham by Carillion - were locked out and sent home. The hospital, together with another in Liverpool, is at the centre of the problems that have beset the business.
Toledo, Ohio (13abc Action News) - A labor-management relationship that has been the model of the automotive industry is in jeopardy because of a terminal closing. Fiat-Chrysler of America is laying off 88 workers this month and next. The United Autoworkers Union isn't giving up without a fight. Drivers ...
BOGOTA: At least nine construction workers were killed and five injured when a partially-constructed bridge collapsed in central Colombia on Monday, an official from the disaster response agency said. The bridge, located in Chirajara on the border of Cundinamarca and Meta provinces, was to be part of ...
This year's harvest of one of the British Isles' best loved crops - the Jersey Royal new potato - could be hit by a shortage of migrant workers because of Brexit, farmers have warned. Around 1,000 foreign workers are needed to plant and harvest the potatoes and other crops on Jersey but farmers have ...
MEMPHIS -- In the winter of 1968, the garbage men of Memphis put the city on notice. Men like Elmore Nickleberry and Baxter Leach went on strike, demanding equal pay and better working conditions after two coworkers were accidentally killed in a trash compactor. "The marchers were saying, 'we ...
Their concerns echo warnings from businesses that they are already seeing a shortage of EU workers. On Monday it emerged that farmers in the Channel Islands fear that their next crop of Jersey Royal potatoes could be affected by a shortage of Polish workers who have previously harvested them. Around ...
HONOLULU --The worker who sent Hawaii into a panic by mistakenly sending a missile alert has a new job -- and it's nowhere near the early warning system. Richard Rapoza, spokesman for the Hawaii Emergency Management System, declined to say Monday what the worker's new duties are.
Tennessee National Guard troopers in jeeps and trucks escort a protest march by striking sanitation workers through downtown Memphis, March 30, 1968. ... Taylor Rogers, another worker who went on strike, remembered hearing King lend his support to the workers during a visit to Memphis in April 3, ...
In addition, 18 states bumped up their minimum wages for the new year, providing an estimated $5 billion more a year to 4.5 million workers, the left-of-center Economic Policy Institute has calculated. "It has changed my life, and I have noticed the changes," said Darryl Johnson, a home health worker based ...
AUGUSTA -- Cathy DeMerchant, co-owner and a founder of capital Area Staffing Solutions, can't imagine a better job than one that involves helping people in the community find jobs, by helping people who run businesses find workers. "What better job than helping people with their livelihoods?
worker concerns include an 11-year pay freeze, allegations of sexual harassment and claims there have been attempts to sell their shares. The meeting was held to discuss those concerns. ATS management said workers were welcome to return to work provided they signed letters admitting their ...
In a press conference on Saturday, the head of Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency, Vern Miyagi, said the worker "feels terrible." "This guy feels bad, right. He's not doing this on purpose -- it was a mistake on his part and he feels terrible about it," Miyagi said. The worker had been completing a shift change at the time ...
This was how farm workers were sourced in the days before the EU freedom of movement opened up job opportunities across borders. 'There would be quite a lot of red tape to get through before we could start sourcing workers from any of those countries but we need to have ready and able pools of ...
"Separating progress for the consumer, for the worker, for the economy versus the stockholders … those are completely different things," says Erikka Knuti, a spokeswoman for the United Food and Commercial workers International Union. Others say automation and happy workers are not necessarily ...
There was no evidence to support Chancellor Philip Hammond's statement to the Treasury Select Committee that employing workers with disabilities lowers national productivity, the Treasury has admitted. Hammond had made people angry last month when he said: "far higher levels of participation by marginal groups and ...
WORCESTER -- The state and city are mapping plans to help workers who will lose their jobs in the shutdown of Sam's Club on Tobias Boland Way. On Thursday, Walmart confirmed that the Worcester Sam's Club is one of the 60-plus stores to close for good by the end of the month. City Chief ...
Walmart announced on Thursday its plans to give out bonuses of up to $1,000 to some of its employees, following the passage of new tax legislation that slashes corporate tax rates. However, the amount each hourly worker receives will depend on his or her time with the company. (See a chart below for ...
Elliott, 44, was one of the 215 workers at the Indianapolis plant who were given pink slips on Thursday. And to say she is disappointed by Trump would be an understatement. "We all voted for him," she said of herself and her Carrier co-workers. "We just thought he was going to protect our jobs. It sounded ...
More than a third of employers expect to lose more workers this year, with 45% citing salary as the main reason behind the resignations, according to a new data from ... Nearly two out of five workers say they are currently or plan to look for a new job this year, according to a separate survey from Glassdoor.
Uptake, which has been one of Chicago's fastest-growing companies for the past couple of years, has laid off 51 people. The cutbacks bring headcount to about 750. The data-science and analytics company founded by Brad Keywell had ballooned to more than 800 people--more than doubling headcount ...
Parkside Landscaping of Littleton has paid more than a half million dollars in back wages and penalties to settle allegations it underpaid foreign workers it brought in to fill seasonal jobs, the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division said Tuesday. The Littleton landscaping firm paid $524,063 in ...
workers in local Mill Hill businesses also spoke of their shock. Amjad Salaam, 72, who works at a nearby dry cleaners, described Mr Patel as an "honest" and "hard-working" man who would come to his shop to "say hello" from time to time. He said: "You can't even think of any right words to say about it.
This is the principle of protecting the worker, not the jobs. An example can be cited from Germany in the post-2008 crisis period. Fearing massive job losses, the federal government offered private companies a salary subsidy to retain workers. The German government figured it would be less costly to ...
The Trump Administration appears to be creating distance between itself and rumors that it might end the practice of extending H-1B visas during the green card application process. The rumored change would have a large impact on foreign tech workers in the U.S., but the United States Citizenship and ...
Hallmark aviation Services employee Jonathan Chiu caught some of the flooding in a video that shows a ceiling collapsing over his co-worker's desk, WNBC reported. Both Chiu and his co-worker were at a safe distance from his desk when the ceiling fell. The video was posted to YouTube by Chiu's co-worker, Tavita ...
Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, said he thinks the use of E-Verify, a free federal online database where employers can check if workers' documents are genuine, would prevent labor exploitation. "I don't want to see any worker deprived of the compensation that they are due. I also don't ever want to see people ...
With labor unions seeing their influence wane, more than 200 organizations have sprouted nationwide to help low-wage workers. But nearly all these groups say they are hampered by a lack of dependable funding because, unlike unions, they cannot rely on a steady flow of dues. To the dismay of many ...
Bryan Olnick, Florida Power & Light Co.'s vice president of distribution operations, thanks company lineworkers who left Monday to restore power to Puerto Rico from Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach. Provided. West Palm Beach. Florida Power & Light Co. lineworkers and support staff ...
The Upper Peninsula is home to nine of the 10 Michigan counties with the highest proportion of workers on a government payroll. The only exception: Ingham County, which is the state capital and ranks No. 6 behind Chippewa, Keweenaw, Ontonagon, Mackinac and Luce counties, according to the U.S. ...
Two long-sleeved shirts, a sweater, a fleece jacket, two scarves and two pair of socks. That has been Karen Ericson's go-to outfit in her office in Des Moines, Iowa, in recent weeks. "I am still shivering," the 39-year-old graphic designer said last week, estimating the temperature in the office was in the ...
How robots Are Helping A Furniture Shop Without Putting workers Out Of jobs ... Asma Khalid. Furniture making is a job associated with old fashioned handiwork. But robots are coming to the field, not to replace workers but to help U.S.-based companies survive. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email ...
Cal/OSHA has issued citations to Hadley Date gardens Inc. of Thermal, Calif., for workplace safety and health violations following a bee swarm that stung and killed a tree worker. The incident serves as a reminder that employers must protect tree workers from these types of hazards, according to Cal/OSHA ...


 

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