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A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough

Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty ...

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough

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Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced ch...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Romania investigating reported abuse, child labor in German-financed camp The German-run social program in northern Romania reportedly took large sums of state money to 're-educate' wayward teens — and instead turned them into forced labor. The project's managers deny any w...
06:48, 09/10/2019

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices Chinese schoolchildren worked illegal overtime and night shifts to produce smart speakers for Amazon, according to leaked documents seen by the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper....
16:48, 08/09/2019

U.S. weighs plan to block cocoa imports produced with child labor. Ivory Coast calls ban unfair. Ivory Coast first lady Dominique Ouattara said a cocoa embargo by the U.S. would harm Ivorian farmers and set back the country’s efforts to eradicate child labor, which she leads....
06:48, 08/08/2019

Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows Almost 60 million children deprived of food despite continent’s economic growth, in what is ‘fundamentally a political problem’One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost ...
08:24, 06/05/2019

West African countries plan to hike cocoa prices, citing ‘injustice’ in chocolate industry. Can they reduce child labor? The world’s leading cocoa producers, Ghana and Ivory Coast, are joining together in an attempt to raise the commodity’s price, a move government officials say will boost farmer incomes, reduce the inc...
14:48, 07/02/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they ar...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
00:48, 07/17/2019

China Labor Watch: Apple and Foxconn violated labor laws by using too many temporary workers Apple and Foxconn have confirmed allegations in a China Labor Watch report that it relied on too many temporary works to assemble the iPhone.Read More...
19:36, 09/09/2019

Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia faces conflict of interest problem in labor lawyer brother Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia may be obligated to recuse himself from some agency litigation, ethics experts say, because his younger brother John is a high-profile management-side lawyer invo...
08:24, 07/25/2019

As Sen. Bernie Sanders wins major labor endorsement, others in organized labor aren’t rushing to take sides in the 2020 presidential contest Like other candidates for the Democratic nomination, the independent from Vermont has sought backing from organized labor, which largely has declined to offer formal endorsements at this point....
01:48, 08/27/2019

Labor Unions celebrating Labor Day TUCSON – The 23rd annual Labor Day Picnic took place at Reid Park Monday. Labor unions, members and their families gathered to celebrate what Labor day is all about. Fabian Sandez is with the Southwes...
06:12, 09/03/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ivory Coast edge past South Africa In sweltering heat, the Ivory Coast got the opening game win they were hoping for against a stubborn South Africa team. Ivory Coast are now on equal points with Morocco, one of the tournament favorite...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Paul Put - spurned in Europe, celebrated in Africa So far, Guinea have disappointed at this edition of the Africa Cup, and if they fail to beat Burundi on Sunday, their tournament will be over. Their coach Paul Put has an unusual back story....
22:24, 06/28/2019

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a ...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Ivory Coast v South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the action in Cairo‘Mandela brought pressure’: South Africa’s Afcon triumphAny thoughts? You can email John | tweet @johnbrewin_ 2.16pm BST Two former winners take to the A...
16:00, 06/24/2019

South Africa v Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Also featuring updates from Namibia v Ivory CoastMadagascar shock Nigeria to top Group BDrop Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.26pm BST The players have arrived, and seem in good voice:#BafanaBa...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Egypt v South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – live! Updates as the hosts look to secure a quarter-final place in CairoBenin shock Morocco to set up Senegal clashFeel free to email Scott with your thoughts 8.49pm BST Half-time entertainment. Other inter...
22:12, 07/06/2019

Hundreds of child sex abuse claims filed on first day of New York's Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act provides a one-year window for filing old civil claims for child sexual abuse in New York with no age or time limit.        ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Indiana mom allegedly left child in hot car during interview with Department of Child Services: report An Indiana mom was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving her toddler in a hot car during a Department of Child Services interview, according to a report....
16:36, 07/19/2019

Child welfare agency CEO allegedly choked child on couch The head of a child welfare agency in Missouri has been arrested for allegedly choking a 12-year-old seated on a couch, a report said. Vincent Hillyer, president and CEO of Great Circle Academy, was a...
19:24, 05/09/2019

What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unlea...
21:24, 05/16/2019

The best Labor Day events in the US If you still haven’t figured out your Labor day Weekend plans, listen up! It’s not too late to figure out something fun to do during the holiday. Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has mo...
01:48, 08/31/2019

The best Labor Day sales you can already get Labor Day is right around the corner, but you can already on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.       ...
01:48, 08/27/2019

The Best Labor Day Sales on Men's Clothing We’ve gone ahead and picked out a handful of the finest, flyest labor day sales from J.Crew, Ralph Lauren, Adidas, and more for your shopping pleasure....
06:12, 08/30/2019

You Can (and Should!) Wear White After Labor Day Wake up, sheeple! White happens to be one of the most urbane and refined colors you can wear in the colder months. Here's how to wear white after Labor Day....
14:12, 09/02/2019

Labor Apps Won’t Save Us, But Maybe Nothing Will Tech is suggested as a remedy for almost every modern problem that can be traced to economic oppression and inequality. Housing? Tech. Healthcare? Tech. Education? Definitely tech. Disruption has been...
12:12, 05/02/2019

What to watch this Labor Day 2019 Labor Day is here at last — and not everyone has a vacation planned. There’s something to be said for kicking back in front of your TV to relax and do nothing. But with over 500 shows on the air, you...
03:24, 08/31/2019

Happy Labor Day from The A.V. Club It’s Labor Day in the United States today, the one day out of the year where we collectively come together as a nation to quietly acknowledge that hey, maybe working ourselves to death while living qu...
17:24, 09/02/2019

The best Labor Day sales and deals you can already get Labor Day is right around the corner, but you can already on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.       ...
03:00, 08/28/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades...
00:00, 05/10/2019

The Best Labor Day Deals EVER…then knock another 15% off THAT! TNW respects your time, so when they assemble four killer products with savings of more than 90 percent off, rest assured it’s the best Labor Day lineup of deals ever. You can even take another 15 per...
16:12, 09/02/2019

Meghan Markle Goes Into Labor The countdown is on! Meghan Markle is in labor. A frenzy ignited on Monday with Buckingham Palace's confirmation that the Duchess of Sussex is in labor with her and Prince Harry's......
15:36, 05/06/2019

Happy Labor Day, From Our Laborers To Yours The blogging callouses on the tips of my fingers are throbbing, and that can only mean two things: it’s either time to elect a new Pope, or it’s finally Labor Day....
19:48, 09/02/2019

Hurry, These Labor Day Deals Are Still Available! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
20:36, 09/03/2019

Women can now use VR to check out during labor Virtual reality can distract from very real pain. VR headsets are being offered to moms-to-be during labor to help distract from the painful experience. The immersive entertainment is “being use...
09:12, 08/10/2019

Is the stock market closed on Labor Day? Both the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2 for Labor Day. Foreign and currency markets will be open.       ...
15:24, 08/30/2019

The trendiest US destinations for Labor Day, according to HotelTonight People across the country are traveling for Labor Day. But where might they be going? HotelTonight has the answers.       ...
14:36, 08/28/2019

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and every job I apply for has several hundred applican...
05:24, 07/21/2019

Germany's labor costs above EU average The average cost of an hour of work in Germany has risen to €35.00, well above the EU's average. Despite a significant difference between labor costs in eastern and western Europe, the gap is shrinkin...
15:12, 05/01/2019

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again...
20:24, 06/18/2019

These Are the Best Labor Day Deals We’ve Found So Far Labor Day means summer is almost over, so sad! But we have something that will definitely cheer you up, Labor Day deals! Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.    ...
15:00, 09/02/2019

Labor Day plans: Still wondering what to do? These apps can help This Labor Day weekend, why not throw an epic pool party, rent a speedboat, or even go glamping? A handful of new apps go all-in with the sharing economy.       ...
15:48, 08/28/2019

It’s 2019. Yes, You Can Wear White After Labor Day. The Amazon is burning, Green Book remains the current Oscar “Best Picture” title holder for another six whole months, and for some reason, we’re still talking about Jeremy Renner (?) and his app (???)...
06:12, 09/12/2019

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already started thinking about booking flights....
21:36, 06/27/2019

17 things to do in the D.C. area over Labor Day weekend If you're hanging around the area for Labor Day, you have a chance to head to the National Book Festival, a pop-up Legoland and cookouts at local bars....
17:00, 08/29/2019

No trash, recycling collection on Labor Day Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Labor Day. All of City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with regular collection on any day Monday through Friday w...
22:36, 08/23/2019

NHL won't seek early end to labor deal The NHL, satisfied with the current labor situation, announced Friday that it won't reopen the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with its players next year....
15:24, 08/31/2019

Labor Day TV sales: 4K TV deals from Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon and more Labor Day sales have officially begun, and that means it's a fantastic time to find record-low prices on top-brand TVs. Labor Day TV sales include massive savings on a wide range of television se...
01:01, 08/28/2019

In a Tight Labor Market, a Disability May Not Be a Barrier To expand the pool of workers, companies are recruiting stay-at-home parents, retirees and people with disabilities. Will they keep it up if the economy sours?...
11:36, 09/05/2019

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
10:36, 07/19/2019

The best Labor Day sales already happening on clothes, shoes, and more With Labor Day fast approaching, you can score some amazing savings on back-to-school styles, summer clearance items, and beauty products at a bunch of popular stores.      &...
21:24, 08/26/2019

Labor Troubles Cloud Airline Outlook American, United and other carriers face tough negotiations with mechanics and pilots. Unions are seeking a bigger share of the windfall that airlines have enjoyed....
15:00, 07/18/2019

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French Pres...
13:12, 06/10/2019

Our favorite mattress is at its best sale price for Labor Day Shopping for a new mattress this Labor Day just got better with this sale from Nectar, who makes the best mattresses we've tested to date.       ...
00:12, 08/30/2019

Police to crack down on impaired driving through Labor Day WASHINGTON (AP) — About 30,000 police officers will be out on the roads around the country through the Labor Day weekend to crack down on impaired driving. It’s an annual effort, but this year p...
04:36, 08/15/2019

Labor Day sales 2019: Best deals on TVs, mattresses and more Ah, Labor Day: A three-day weekend, deals on big purchases, and oh, yes, a celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers. What could be a better way to spend your paid time o...
23:24, 08/29/2019

17 outfits that prove you can — and should — wear white after Labor Day Chris Jackson/Getty Images The idea that people shouldn't wear white after Labor Day until Memorial Day is a fashion "rule" that many no longer follow. The idea may have originated in the early 20th ...
23:24, 08/29/2019

7 Labor Day Sale Items We're Adding to Our Carts Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
19:48, 08/29/2019

iRobot is having an incredible Labor Day sale on Roombas right now If you're in the market for a robot vacuum to help keep your floors tidy, iRobot's Labor Day sale features a ton of discounted Roombas to choose from.       ...
09:24, 08/29/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for it...
10:24, 05/03/2019

Get these career-defining courses for an extra 15% off this Labor Day Labor Day is about two things: celebrating America's workforce and getting some sweet deals online. But rather than frivolously spending on random knick knacks and trinkets, why not buy something that...
13:00, 08/30/2019

The Most Affordable Places to Vacation on Labor Day Weekend The time to nab a discounted plane ticket for Labor Day weekend has passed; however, there’s still time to get a great discount on a hotel room for the weekend....
17:00, 08/28/2019

N.F.L. Labor Talks Likely to Hinge on 18-Game Proposal The players are expected to get a larger percentage of league revenue in their next deal, and the owners are again aiming to expand the 16-game regular season....
10:12, 07/29/2019

Labor Day Sales 2019: Your Guide to the Best Deals We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:12, 08/28/2019

Labor Militancy In Higher Education Is On the Rise Last year saw the highest number of strikes in America in more than 30 years. The strikes by public teachers got the most attention. But a new study shows that workers in higher education are getting ...
22:12, 09/03/2019

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
19:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. labor costs increase moderately in first quarter U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the l...
16:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. Job Openings Cool in Slowing Labor Market The number of job openings decreased in July from a year earlier for the second consecutive month, underscoring slowing demand for new workers, though opportunities remain plentiful for job seekers....
02:12, 09/11/2019

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and...
21:24, 05/01/2019

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for a...
20:24, 07/09/2019

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading economists to question the utility of the official unempl...
21:00, 07/14/2019

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
21:36, 06/13/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
19:48, 06/25/2019

The best Labor Day Home Depot deals you can get this weekend Home Depot is more than just large appliances and DIY supplies—you can get kitchen and decor stuff on sale this Labor Day too.       ...
00:12, 08/31/2019

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....
21:12, 04/29/2019

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the pre...
16:24, 07/12/2019

Hurricane Dorian dampens Labor Day travel: What you need to know Labor Day travelers in the Southeast are on notice as Hurrican Dorian looms in the Atlantic. Here's what you need to know about disruption to flights, cruises, amusement parks and travel destinations....
17:24, 08/31/2019

GE Union Workers Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric Co. factories voted against a new contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders and likely sending them back to the bargaining table....
19:12, 07/10/2019

Labor Day TV sales 2019: the best 4K TV deals from Best Buy, Walmart, and more Labor Day sales have officially begun, and that means it's a fantastic time to find record-low prices on top-brand TVs. Labor Day TV sales include massive savings on a wide range of television se...
05:24, 08/31/2019

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 only problem is the Journal is pretending that the...
23:00, 09/02/2019

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun ...
06:12, 06/11/2019

Grab these charging essentials for an extra 15% off this Labor Day It may not be a fate worse than death, but no battery life definitely isn’t great. To assure you never succumb to that horror, check out this trio of charging accessories discounted by TNW Deals....
03:00, 09/01/2019

How Hurricane Dorian is impacting Labor Day travel That last little bit of summer vacation is likely to be less relaxing than anticipated for travelers spending Labor Day weekend along the United States' Southeast coast....
05:00, 09/01/2019

Labor Day brings big crowds to Mount Lemmon TUCSON- Tucsonans are escaping the heat this Labor Day by heading up to Mount Lemmon. Campsites and picnics areas were packed with limited parking spaces. “I want to go exploring and build a lit...
06:12, 09/03/2019

10 Labor Day deals on gadgets, gizmos and goodies Labor Day has basically become synonymous with the end of the summer – which always feels a little bittersweet – but cheer up, because something even better is around the corner: Sales. Sale season is...
09:00, 09/02/2019

What would we do without them? Labor Day marks 50 years since the ATM made its U.S. debut This Labor Day will mark the 50th anniversary of the ATM in the U.S. It debuted at a Chemical Bank in Long Island on Sept. 2, 1969.       ...
15:24, 08/30/2019

These are the best and worst times to travel during Labor Day Weekend The excitement of going away for Labor Day Weekend can quickly be shattered by terrible traffic or a packed airport. If you want to avoid these two listen up, these are the best and worst times to tra...
19:48, 08/30/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Surrogate Goes Into Labor Cue the Michael Scott meme: It's happening! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is reportedly going into labor. A source previously told E! News "she is due in May,"......
04:24, 05/10/2019

Nonfiction: A New Mom, Her Nannies and the Often Exploitive Labor of Motherhood “Women’s Work,” by Megan Stack, a former foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, is an unflinching look at the women who maintained her home, took care of her children and allowed her to writ...
17:48, 05/11/2019

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ...
01:24, 05/02/2019

The best Labor Day mattress deals you can find this year Labor Day is the best time to get a good deal on a new mattress from the likes of Casper, Nectar, Sealy, Helix, Tuft & Needle, and more.       ...
21:24, 09/02/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
17:00, 05/11/2019

Dell Labor Day sale: save up to 40% on laptops, 4K TVs, monitors and more Labor Day is fast approaching, and aside from a long holiday weekend, it also means massive savings from your favorite retailers. Dell is kicking things off with its Labor Day Early Access sale that s...
00:12, 08/27/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company value...
20:12, 05/10/2019

Small Businesses Are Squeezed by Tight Labor Market Job growth at the smallest businesses has fallen to the lowest levels in nearly eight years as tiny companies struggle to attract and retain workers in the tightest U.S. job market in half a century....
18:48, 05/12/2019

Flying in or out of Orlando on Labor Day? The airport won't be closed after all The airport planned to cease operations early on Labor Day but changed those plans after the path of Hurricane Dorian shifted.       ...
21:24, 09/01/2019

Labor to turn screws on multinational royalty payments A Labor government, if elected, will crack down on related party payments by multinationals that have annual global turnover greater than AU$1 billion....
10:12, 05/06/2019

Labor Day sales 2019: the best deals on TVs, furniture, mattresses and more Labor Day is a time to celebrate the end of summer and for many the beginning of a new school year. It's also a fantastic time to shop end of summer deals at online retailers. Labor Day sales inc...
20:36, 08/27/2019

Labor Leaders to Meet Monday on AFL-CIO Leadership Drama Earlier this week, we reported on serious internal drama within the leadership of the AFL-CIO: the labor coalition’s third-in-command had appealed to the executive council to save him from being suspe...
00:12, 05/03/2019

The Best Labor Day Mattress Sales and Furniture Deals For Your Home Looking to upgrade your bedding before cold weather comes? Here are the best Labor Day mattress sales on Casper, Leesa, Helix, Purple, Saatva, Serta, and more....
06:12, 08/30/2019

Hurricane Dorian dampens Labor Day travel in Florida: What you need to know Labor Day travelers in Florida are on notice as Hurrican Dorian looms in the Atlantic. Here's what you need to know about disruption to flights, cruises, amusement parks and travel destinations....
06:12, 08/31/2019

Labor Day gas prices: Here's what it really costs to fill up in your state The average amount of labor needed to fill up your car is lowest in the Northeast, despite the high average prices there, according to GasBuddy.       ...
15:24, 08/30/2019

Hurricanes have been an unwanted Labor Day visitor to Florida for decades Hurricane Dorian's expected arrival in Florida for the Labor Day weekend puts it in some very strong company among hurricanes hitting during the traditional end of summer holiday.   &#...
19:48, 08/30/2019

Our favorite kids' headphones are on sale for Labor Day Puro makes the best kids' headphones we've ever tested, and right now they're on sale for Labor Day, just in time for back to school.       ...
00:12, 08/31/2019

Australia's Longest Serving Labor PM Bob Hawke Dies At 89 Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian - many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," his second...
17:36, 05/16/2019

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 maker that can be used to set the pattern for talks ...
20:12, 09/03/2019

Australia's Labor opposition set for election victory: poll Australia's opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend's national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo v...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Heiress downplays factory's forced labor use during Holocaust The Bahlsen biscuit empire heiress sparked outrage after claiming forced workers were "well" treated during World War II. Despite her apologies, the case has reignited debate over Germany's remembranc...
21:12, 05/15/2019

On Labor Day, presidential candidates turn the conversation to guns Democrats criticized President Trump and other Republicans for failing to consider gun-control measures and decried the president’s attitude toward organized labor....
08:12, 09/03/2019

Save up to 77% on high-quality speakers and headphones for Labor Day We’re about to transition from the relaxing dog days of summer to the brisk fall hustle and bustle. Do you know what can help ease that transition? Music. Whether you’re into Taylor Swift, Lizzo, or D...
20:12, 08/30/2019

The time is now for building deals and other stories to watch after Labor Day Labor Day’s over and the power players are heading back to town from their summer escapes. So get ready for some serious dealmaking after a long, dry season. Or will there be a serious bust instead? I...
02:12, 09/03/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Australia: Labor concedes defeat in national election The leader of Australia's opposition Labor party has conceded defeat after a surprise win from the country's ruling conservative coalition. Climate change had been major factor in the campaign....
16:00, 05/18/2019

Explosives found near Labor Day parade route in New Jersey Police apprehended a New Jersey man Monday after they discovered several pipe bomb-like devices near the route of a Labor Day parade in South Plainfield that the governor was expected to attend....
01:00, 09/03/2019

HBO Is Streaming Its Sunday Shows Early for Labor Day Weekend HBO is releasing the next episode of its three Sunday night shows early, at the start of the Labor Day weekend. Each show will be available to stream on HBO Go and HBO Now at its usual airtime, but on...
01:00, 08/30/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australian bookies predict a return to power for the Labor party in an election on Saturday after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to ca...
00:48, 05/15/2019

August U.S. sales expected to get jolt from Labor Day holiday Labor Day lands in the August U.S. sales reporting period this year instead of September, as it did in 2018. August also features five weekends, a key driver of showroom traffic and sales....
13:00, 08/30/2019

The Kinja Deals Guide to the Best Labor Day Sales [Updating] When it comes to saving money over the holiday weekend, sit back, relax, and let us do the work for you. We’ve rounded up the best Labor Day deals across the web, so you barely need to lift a finger (...
21:00, 08/30/2019

The best Labor Day weekend sales on home decor, furniture, and more Labor Day weekend is finally here, and it's a good time to make your home and kitchen even more welcoming than ever.       ...
19:24, 08/30/2019

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official...
20:12, 07/12/2019

U.S. underlying inflation firming; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, but that will likely not change expectations the Fed...
15:36, 07/11/2019

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of ...
10:12, 07/10/2019

Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rat...
21:36, 06/07/2019

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki...
12:12, 06/06/2019

U.S. economy appearing to slow; labor market strong U.S. manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in April amid a sharp drop in orders and construction spending fell in March, suggesting a moderation in economic growth....
19:12, 05/01/2019

Mourners bid farewell to labor leader Héctor Figueroa Thousands of mourners packed Riverside Church on Wednesday to remember Héctor Figueroa, the firebrand labor leader who gave a voice to the voiceless – the more than 175,000 service workers he represen...
07:48, 07/25/2019

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
14:36, 07/27/2019

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
02:24, 06/18/2019

Six DUI arrests made during Labor Day in Sierra Vista, Sonoita SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Labor Day is normally celebrated by people taking a break from their jobs but for the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force, it was the exact opposite. Last weekend, six peop...
21:48, 09/07/2019

Labor Department Makes Public 401(k) Rule Change The Labor Department released a final rule to make it easier for small businesses to band together to create joint 401(k) retirement plans for workers....
15:48, 07/29/2019

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary....
03:48, 07/19/2019

Where business and labor agree: Repeal the 'Cadillac tax' on insurance Americans love a winner, and Congress can deliver a big win for working Americans by repealing the so-called “Cadillac Tax” on employer-provided health insurance coverage....
21:36, 09/11/2019

Labor attacks government's wages record – as it happened Anthony Albanese grills PM on wages growth being lower than forecast. Plus John Hewson says Liberals have ‘lost their roots’ on climate 9.00am BST With Wednesday having delivered the visual of the dep...
14:00, 09/11/2019

Israeli Labor party leader says he won’t seek re-election JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of Israel’s venerable Labor party says he won’t seek re-election as party chairman. Avi Gabbay announced on Tuesday he won’t run in the upcoming vote for ...
15:00, 06/11/2019

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
18:48, 07/12/2019

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
19:12, 06/12/2019

SAS cancels more flights as labor talks resume with pilots Scandinavian Airlines is cancelling another 280 flights across the Nordic region through Thursday afternoon (1200 GMT), affecting 20,000 more passengers, due to a pilots' strike....
14:09, 05/01/2019

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange ...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Six Marxist students vanish in China in the lead up to Labor Day Six Marxist university students who wanted to spend International Labor Day working alongside regular laborers have vanished in China, the latest in a series of disappearances and detentions of studen...
06:48, 05/02/2019

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Excha...
08:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Labo...
10:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change expectations the Federal Reserve would cu...
22:36, 07/11/2019

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be del...
16:36, 06/10/2019

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both ar...
11:36, 07/08/2019

Alaska labor deal reached to end 10-day ferry strike Alaska officials and the union for striking boat workers have reached a deal to end a walkout that has shut down the state's ferry system for 10 days at the peak of the summer tourist season, the part...
08:36, 08/03/2019

The US labor market is broken ... but an Opportunity Marketplace could save it A big, bold idea to create an empowering labor market would give Americans without college degrees a chance to shine No market is more broken than the labor market, or with such dire consequences. In ...
13:24, 08/14/2019

Here's a Dickhead Media Exec Blatantly Violating Labor Law If you like sports, you probably know Barstool. Even if you don’t, you probably know Barstool as the online home for sports-adjacent bros who are also deeply interested in racism, misogyny and being a...
23:48, 08/13/2019

BMW labor chief says he expects global demand to recover BMW's top labor representative, Manfred Schoch, expects global demand to recover and the automaker's output to jump by as much as a fifth, which will require BMW to build two new plants....
22:48, 09/05/2019

New York Farmers Bruised by Increased Labor Costs New York farmers say they are straining under increased costs as a worker shortage has forced them to use a federal visa program to bring in temporary agricultural workers from other countries....
10:48, 06/24/2019

Google settles with labor board over employee speech SAN FRANCISCO — Google has reached a settlement over employees’ ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint. Under the settlement with the National Labor Relati...
23:36, 09/13/2019

Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling bl...
23:12, 06/23/2019

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend The trade group Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 17.5 million passengers will fly on US carriers between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3. That would be 2.5 million passengers a day and a 4 percent incre...
22:12, 08/20/2019

U.S. Unit Labor Costs Revised Higher in Second Quarter A key measure of compensation for U.S. workers rose more quickly in the first half of the year than previously thought, the latest sign corporate profits are being squeezed....
15:36, 09/05/2019

ESPN's ACC Network Will Rely On Cheap Student Labor The long-anticipated ACC Network launches tonight. The network, which includes a linear TV channel and a digital streaming platform, will be owned by ESPN with revenues and cost split by ESPN and the ...
01:48, 08/23/2019

REI's Labor Day Sale Includes Over 13,000 Deals On the Best Outdoor Brands REI’s Labor Day Sale is always one of the company’s biggest sales of the year. In fact, you could think of it as REI’s Black Friday, since the brand famously opts out of the post-Thanksgiving deal bac...
17:48, 08/23/2019

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily...
22:36, 05/28/2019

NFL labor negotiations are ‘progressing,’ but a deal doesn’t appear to be imminent Negotiators for the NFL and the NFL Players Association are said to be making progress, but expecting a deal sooner rather than later might be overly optimistic....
18:00, 08/08/2019

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
19:12, 06/20/2019

U.S. labor market slowing as job openings, hiring fall U.S. job openings and hiring fell in June, suggesting that demand for labor was cooling in tandem with a slowing economy, which could provide another reason for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rat...
22:24, 08/06/2019

Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this past week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack....
06:00, 08/04/2019

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
15:00, 06/28/2019

23 fashion and beauty retailers having amazing pre-Labor Day sales this weekend Save big on back-to-school styles, summer clearance items, and beauty products at all your favorite online retailers.       ...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
09:36, 05/14/2019

Leesa's Labor Day sale is happening now — get up to $350 off, plus 2 free pillows when you buy a mattress Leesa The Insider Picks team has reviewed and researched dozens of mattresses, and we've determined that the Leesa Hybrid Mattress and the Leesa Memory Foam Mattress are the best mattresses you can b...
09:24, 09/01/2019

Israel’s Labor Party elects Amir Peretz as new leader Israel’s Labor Party announces that former leader Amir Peretz has won the party primaries, fending off two young rivals seeking to lead the one-time ruling party into the upcoming parliamentary electi...
22:48, 07/02/2019

Informal eldercare has larger labor-market effect for women (Reuters Health) - Informal care for older relatives continues to affect the labor market, and the effects remain gendered, according to a new study in Canada....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Labor Day 2019: A closeup look at the U.S. work force as holiday arrives Labor Day is a holiday to celebrate the American worker. Here's a look at how the U.S. work force has changed over the decades.       ...
22:36, 09/01/2019

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
17:36, 06/21/2019

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #...
15:24, 06/21/2019

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, Russia and 36 other countries abstained or voted a...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a pl...
21:48, 07/10/2019

The best Labor Day sales 2019: deals on TVs, laptops, furniture, mattresses and more The Labor Day sales are almost over, but you still have a few days to enjoy the late summer deals.  So whether you're looking to treat yourself to a summer sizzler of a bargain or planning a...
14:36, 09/01/2019

Democrats call for U.S. labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
17:48, 07/09/2019

NHL informs union it won't terminate labor deal early The NHL informs the NHL Players' Association that it won't use its option to terminate the CBA next year; NHLPA has until Sept. 15 to decide.       ...
06:36, 08/31/2019

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an offi...
19:36, 07/11/2019

Box Office: 'Angel Has Fallen' Sears Competition Over Labor Day Weekend LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Lionsgate and Millennium's "Angel Has Fallen" ruled the box office during an expectedly quiet Labor Day weekend. The third entry in the action franchise generated $11.5 mi...
21:48, 09/01/2019

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16)        ...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the governm...
04:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas w...
11:00, 08/01/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; labor market still tightening The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased last week, but the trend in claims remained consistent with tightening labor market conditions....
16:12, 08/01/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised act...
08:00, 05/18/2019

Labor chief likes 2020 Democrats over Hillary Clinton The president of the AFL-CIO said Thursday that the top 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have a better message for blue-collar workers than losing 2016 nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton....
21:48, 08/29/2019

Germany: Refugees integrated into labor market 'quicker than expected' The Institute for Employment Research has revealed that approximately 400,000 refugees will be in work before the end of the year. The agency is "quite satifsifed" with migrants' assimilation into the...
17:12, 08/06/2019

Toni Morrison on Solidarity and the Labor of Writing Is Still Relevant Nearly 40 Years Later The death of acclaimed author, Nobel Laureate, and Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison has been met with an outpouring of reflections and tributes, each highlighting her incomparable contributions to ...
09:12, 08/07/2019

Americans' approval of labor unions reaches 16-year high Sixty-four percent of Americans approve of labor unions, which is among the highest level of support in the past 20 years, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicates....
02:36, 08/29/2019

Gas prices drop to a 3-year Labor Day low, as more drivers hit the road this weekend With gas prices at a 3-year low for the Labor Day weekend, more Americans will head out on road trips for the holiday. Depending on where they live, they might have more cash to spend....
18:36, 08/28/2019

Casper is running an early Labor Day sale on its popular mattresses Casper mattresses are some of the most popular options on the market, and right now you can save on them ahead of Labor Day.       ...
02:48, 08/10/2019

Trump to nominate Antonin Scalia’s son to lead Labor Department President Trump confirmed Tuesday that he plans to nominate Eugene Scalia — son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia — to head up the Department of Labor. The 56-year-old Virginia resident...
01:02, 08/28/2019

Sanford points to Labor Day decision on primary challenge to Trump Mark Sanford says he should decide by around Labor Day if he’s going to mount what he admitted would be “a long-shot” GOP primary bid against President Trump. “I gave myself a month and I’m running up...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows religious entities to ignore anti-discrimination laws b...
19:36, 08/17/2019

Labor's entire policy agenda is up for review, Jim Chalmers tells Q&A ‘Our job now is not to engage in some year-long pity party,’ leadership aspirant saysThe Labor leadership aspirant Jim Chalmers says the party’s entire policy agenda, including its ambitious 45% emiss...
23:48, 05/20/2019

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October. The win caught much of the staf...
21:12, 05/23/2019

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; labor market strong Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity slowed to its lowest level in nearly a decade in May, pointing to a slo...
18:12, 05/23/2019

Ashley Iaconetti Gives Jade Roper a ''Labor Salad'' to Help Her Welcome Baby No. 2 It's almost time! With baby number two on board, former Bachelor in Paradise star Jade Roper Tolbert is down to try anything to get into labor. The reality TV personality, who is......
13:48, 07/28/2019

Two sisters could be the voice of the WNBA — on the court, in labor talks and on ESPN Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike are teammates on the Los Angeles Sparks but playing larger roles: Nneka is the players' union president; Chiney is the vice president as well as an analyst for ESPN....
19:12, 07/26/2019

High Profile Labor Leader Has a New Gig Fighting Against Teacher's Unions Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in America. And what is he doing now? He’s lending his na...
08:48, 07/23/2019

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto indust...
16:24, 07/16/2019

General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unr...
20:48, 06/26/2019

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could finally be set to rise—“and that could spell trouble f...
18:36, 06/10/2019

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
03:12, 07/17/2019

23 retailers having huge Labor Day weekend sales on apparel, makeup, and more Labor Day weekend is a fantastic time to save big at all your favorite fashion and beauty retailers, like Ulta, Bloomingdales, and more.       ...
19:24, 08/30/2019

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 $1bn to help workers and communities transition away...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Trump Plans to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
01:48, 07/19/2019

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor....
22:24, 05/15/2019

Tucson Premium Outlets extends hours over Labor Day weekend TUCSON – The Tucson Premium Outlets will extend its shopping hours over the Labor Day weekend. The shopping center is located at Market Hall, 6401 W. Marana Center Blvd. Hours will change beginn...
17:24, 08/30/2019

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the re...
05:24, 07/19/2019

Costco is closed for Labor Day, but here are the stores and restaurants staying open Most major retailers and restaurant chains are open Monday, though some will have special holiday hours. Many pharmacies will be closed.       ...
15:24, 08/30/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's ...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the si...
07:12, 07/19/2019

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian beauty Hannah Polites, 28, posted the snap which ap...
01:24, 06/05/2019

Beto O'Rourke's labor plan promises $15 an hour, right to unionize Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled his plans for a 21st century labor contract that calls for more rights and higher pay for workers and stronger unions....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
16:12, 05/03/2019

Bhairavi Desai On Why the Uber and Lyft Strikes are the Future of Labor On Wednesday, drivers for Uber, Lyft, and lesser-known services like Via and Juno will sign out of their apps and stop picking up passengers as part of a global strike against these companies’ abys...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor with baby No. 4 We're soon going to have yet another Kardashian to keep up with, because Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor.        ...
07:36, 05/10/2019

California church leaders arrested for forced labor of homeless Authorities arrested a dozen leaders of a California-based church accused of subjecting dozens of homeless people to forced labour and holding them against their will, prosecutors said....
08:12, 09/12/2019

Free dental work offered at Labor of Love event TUCSON – The Labor of Love event hosted by Risas Dental and Braces, provided free dental care on Labor Day. Risas created the event to help those who needed assistance with dental care. Patients...
13:48, 09/03/2019

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Labor Day should be reminder to NFL players, fans of possible work stoppage For now, the regular-season kickoff is the focus of the NFL world. But a work stoppage could be ahead if key issues aren't ironed out.       ...
12:12, 09/03/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending In the week ahead, the U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter eco...
07:00, 04/29/2019

Labor Day TV sales 2019: don't miss these 4K TV deals at Best Buy, Walmart, and Amazon The Labor Day sales will be ending soon, but if you get a move on you could still come out on top with one of these epic deals. This new Labor Day Tv sales certainly haven't disappointed as there...
18:12, 09/02/2019

US ministry accused of luring homeless people into forced labor Leaders from the organization were arrested on charges of conspiracy, forced labor, document servitude and benefits fraudA dozen leaders of a California-based ministry were arrested on charges that th...
07:00, 09/12/2019

The best Labor Day sales on tech, mattresses, clothing, and more that you can shop this weekend Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Labor Day is on Monday, September 2. You can take advantage of many end-of-summer and Labor Day sales through September 2 and beyond. See our full list of online sales...
01:48, 09/03/2019

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
04:48, 09/10/2019

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit prot...
13:48, 09/12/2019

Quiet nature of NHL labor talks breeds cautious optimism Representatives from the NHL and NHL Players' Association have met numerous times over the past eight months and not once in a secret underground bunker or a dark parking garage....
14:12, 09/10/2019

Biden picks up endorsement of firefighters union as he courts labor The International Association of Fire Fighters is the first major labor group to announce its backing of a Democrat in the crowded 2020 presidential race....
14:12, 04/29/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
23:48, 05/11/2019

California church leaders charged with forced labor of homeless Twelve leaders of a Southern California-based church have been arrested on charges of coercing dozens of mostly homeless people into forced labor, holding them captive and compelling them to panhandle...
09:24, 09/12/2019

Labor will invest AU$245m in regional telco programs if elected Labor’s promises have mirrored the Coalition’s, with AU$160 million to go to the mobile blackspots program and AU$60 million to work on Connected Community Plans with state, territory, and local gover...
02:36, 05/01/2019

California Church Leaders Lured Homeless Into Forced Labor, U.S. Says A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been accused of forcing vulnerable people to panhandle “for the financial benefit of the church leaders,” federal prosecutors said....
00:48, 09/12/2019

Church leaders charged with using homeless people as forced labor A dozen leaders of California-based Imperial Valley Ministries, including a former pastor, are accused of subjecting dozens of mostly homeless people to forced labor, making them surrender their gover...
05:24, 09/11/2019

The best Labor Day sales 2019: deals end today on TVs, laptops, mattresses and more Most Labor Day sales end today, but there's still time today to enjoy the late summer deals.  So whether you're looking to treat yourself to a summer sizzler of a bargain or planning ah...
15:48, 09/02/2019

Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmao denies donating $100,000 to NSW Labor Property developer at centre of Icac corruption inquiry says he had ‘nothing to do’ with cashThe Chinese billionaire and property developer Huang Xiangmo has denied ever giving an illegal donation of ...
22:24, 09/06/2019

New Jersey man charged with possessing explosives near Labor Day parade route Police apprehended a New Jersey man Monday after they discovered several pipe bomb-like devices near the route of a Labor Day parade in South Plainfield, resulting in the cancelation of the annual eve...
11:00, 09/03/2019

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 banners over beach-goers to show its thanks for wor...
22:12, 09/02/2019

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter Are All Smiles as They Spend Labor Day Weekend Together Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter are celebrating the end of summer. Over Labor Day weekend, the two were seen getting lunch with the "Slide Away" singer's mother, Tish Cyrus.......
02:12, 09/03/2019

Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace This is the first year ever that women are going to make up the majority of the college-educated labor force, a milestone that is already altering benefits packages offered by companies and one that c...
17:48, 08/20/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip t...
18:12, 07/12/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
02:12, 08/15/2019

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that American alleges were the result of an "illegal wor...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Labor on the fence about support for climate emergency motion – politics live Meanwhile, former Liberal party leader John Hewson supports the motion, saying the Liberals have ‘lost their roots’ on climate. All the day’s events, live 4.12am BST On the on-going Labor review, and ...
05:24, 09/11/2019

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser t...
19:48, 07/12/2019

German biscuit heiress draws ire with remark on Nazi forced labor The heiress of a German biscuits empire has stirred outrage after she appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
14:48, 05/14/2019

California farmers increasingly turning to mechanization due to labor shortages, says survey Farmers in the nation's top agriculture state are increasingly moving to different forms of mechanization to get around the farm labor crunch, according to a survey....
15:24, 05/01/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even ...
05:12, 06/07/2019

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
06:48, 05/15/2019

Bernie Sanders introduces labor plan to broaden union power Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has frequently done his presidential campaigning on picket lines, unveiled a comprehensive set of proposals on Wednesday designed to revive and newly empower organized labor....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed calls for his r...
04:36, 07/09/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organ...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him t...
19:36, 07/09/2019

Hurricane Dorian gains power, threatens U.S. landfall over Labor Day weekend Tropical Storm Dorian weakened a little as it passed over the Lesser Antilles, dumping heavy rains, bringing down trees and knocking out power in Barbados....
02:12, 08/29/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a y...
19:36, 07/09/2019

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse...
18:12, 07/12/2019

Dorian to strengthen through Labor Day weekend, make U.S. landfall as major hurricane As Dorian spun into the warm, open waters of the Atlantic Thursday, concern grew about the storm's projected path towards the United States, where it could strike as a major hurricane over the upcomin...
10:12, 08/30/2019

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Disabled workers chase 'dream jobs' in tight U.S. labor market Megan Helsel, a kayaking wildlife specialist, has her dream job, and T'angelo Magee is making headway toward his, a commercial pilot. Both say work is central to their identity. Both are disabled....
13:24, 08/30/2019

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big A California educator is battling a state teachers' union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor uni...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Casper's huge Labor Day sale on its popular mattresses is finally here In keeping with the large-scale Labor Day mattress sales, Casper is currently offering an amazing discount on their popular mattresses.       ...
02:36, 08/28/2019

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended himself Wednesday against charges that he mishandled a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, refused to apologize to...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached b...
16:48, 06/14/2019

German biscuit heiress apologizes for Nazi forced labor remarks The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologized for stirring outrage with remarks that appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under...
21:36, 05/15/2019

Labor Day flight cancellations: Nearly 1,500 as Hurricane Dorian approaches East Coast Travelers found the most cancellations on flights to and from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and West Palm Beach, Florida.       ...
10:12, 09/03/2019

Labor attacks government's wages record – question time live Anthony Albanese grills PM on wages growth being lower than forecast. Plus John Hewson says Liberals have ‘lost their roots’ on climate. All the day’s events, live 6.07am BST Mark Dreyfus to Scott Mor...
07:24, 09/11/2019

Labor Department rehires staffer Bloomberg accused of anti-Semitism The Labor Department announced Wednesday that it was was rehiring Wage and Hour Division official Leif Olson, who resigned on Tuesday following a Bloomberg report alleging that he had written anti-Sem...
06:24, 09/05/2019

Upgrade your living space for fall with these Labor Day deals on home accessories As summer winds down this weekend and the weather cools you’ll likely be spending a lot more time in the house. And what better way to prepare for fall than by overhauling your home with new and impro...
00:12, 09/01/2019

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
03:00, 06/07/2019

American Airlines Mechanic Accused of Sabotage Amid Labor Dispute A mechanic for American Airlines is accused of trying to sabotage a plane just before it was scheduled to carry 150 passengers from Miami to the Bahamas in July....
20:24, 09/06/2019

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United States. He has covered prosecutors, the use of letha...
10:48, 08/06/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows after a temporary boost from exports and an accumulatio...
16:12, 06/06/2019

Heathrow Airport labor strike delayed one day as both sides agree to keep talking On Sunday, airport officials and labor unions agreed to keep talking for at least one more day, delaying a two-day strike at Europe's busiest airport.       ...
16:24, 08/05/2019

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear po...
14:00, 07/23/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performa...
04:12, 06/03/2019

Big Labor warns 2020 Dems: Don't take union workers' support for granted Big Labor warned Democratic presidential contenders Wednesday against taking union support for granted, adding that Dems would need to be more honest about the party’s record on workers’ rights, repor...
12:36, 08/02/2019

Dell Labor Day sale: huge savings on laptops, 4K TVs, desktops, monitors and more Dell's Labor Day sale is here and with a it a fresh selection of quality deals on laptops, gaming desktops, monitors, TVs and much more besides. So why not end the holiday weekend by treating you...
18:12, 09/02/2019

Labor union, airport avert midnight London Heathrow strike Heathrow Airport officials and labor union leaders averted the start of a two-day strike by workers at Europe’s busiest airport, agreeing Sunday to keep on talking with a mediator’s help for at least ...
16:48, 08/05/2019

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Baseball....
01:24, 07/20/2019

First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pokémon Go Fests when it announced the game's official launch. Now the company has revealed that it h...
05:24, 06/29/2019

Australia's opposition Labor pledges bigger budget surpluses in election bid Australia's opposition Labor on Friday unveiled its economic blueprint for the May 18 election, promising bigger budget surpluses than the government in an attempt to undermine Prime Minister Scott Mo...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Kevin Hart suffered multiple spinal fractures in Labor Day crash Kevin Hart was involved in a major car crash on Labor Day, riding as a passenger in an old Plymouth Barracuda with two other people that somehow went off the road and ended up in a ditch. Now, TMZ has...
02:48, 09/06/2019

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
22:48, 07/22/2019

Labor Unions and Workers Mark May Day 2019 With Rallies, Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds ...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontbencher David Littleproud has accused the states of ...
08:24, 07/22/2019

Canadian greenhouse labor shortages worsened by growing cannabis producers Canada's labor-strapped greenhouse vegetable and flower growers are ramping up efforts to keep and recruit more workers in the face of pressure from the country's budding cannabis industry, farm group...
04:12, 07/30/2019

Trump to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump said on Twitter that he will tap Eugene Scalia — a pa...
06:12, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unr...
21:12, 06/26/2019

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were...
06:12, 08/03/2019

A smart vacuum, perfect coffee and more—save an extra 15% on these Labor Day deals Because we don’t want you wasting time finding all those time-savers yourself, TNW Deals has gathered four of their most awesome discounts with savings up over 90 percent off to have you heading into ...
03:00, 09/02/2019

Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia Has Strong Antiregulation Record n Eugene Scalia, the Trump administration has found a potential secretary of labor with an established record of pursuing limits on government regulation of business....
22:00, 07/19/2019

REI's Labor Day sale is going on now through September 2 — here are 30 great deals from The North Face, Patagonia, and more brands REI/ Facebook REI is a go-to shopping spot for all things outdoors— whether you need to stock up on some outdoor apparel basics or want to go on a fun nature adventure in your area, REI has got...
01:24, 08/28/2019

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
00:36, 07/10/2019

Labor ministry panel proposes historic minimum wage hike in Japan A Japanese government panel on Wednesday recommended the nation's largest minimum wage increase in nearly 20 years, which would push hourly earnings in major cities like Tokyo above 1,000 yen for the ...
22:36, 07/31/2019

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Apple and Foxconn Accused of Breaking Labor Laws in China to Produce iPhones Apple and Foxconn have been accused of violating labor laws at a factory where the tech giants are producing the new iPhone, according to a new report from China Labor Watch. Additionally, the nonprof...
15:12, 09/09/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May Day, the Trump administration quietly punished the...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Workers Finding Clients Through Online Platforms Aren't Employees, Labor Department Says People who line up jobs through apps and sites such as Handy and Angie’s List are independent contractors and not employees of those platforms, the Labor Department said in a letter posted Monday morn...
19:24, 04/29/2019

Australian state corruption body to probe Labor's ties to Chinese community Australia's most populous state will investigate if a Chinese friendship division of the country's main opposition party broke rules on political donations, at a time of deepening concern over Chinese...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Goodyear plant conditions raise concerns about Mexican labor reforms - U.S. lawmakers A group of U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Monday criticized Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co for refusing to let them visit its Mexican plant, and said poor conditions there raised questions about Mexican lab...
05:00, 07/30/2019

Trumka says labor department nominee Scalia 'has only gotten worse' since Bush administration tenure AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said the labor government would likely oppose President Trump's pick to be labor secretary, lawyer Eugene Scalia, arguing that the nominee has "only gotten worse" sinc...
21:24, 08/29/2019

Heathrow Airport labor strike averted (for now); London flights may be affected later this month On Sunday, airport officials and labor unions agreed to keep talking for at least one more day, delaying a two-day strike at Europe's busiest airport.       ...
22:48, 08/05/2019

Democrats resist vote on Trump USMCA deal despite Mexico's labor reforms Democratic leaders resisted calls from President Trump Tuesday to allow Congress to vote on his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, despite Mexico's passage this week of labor reforms they'd had lo...
17:24, 05/02/2019

Watch: Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends non-prosecution deal with Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
20:48, 07/10/2019

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Frida...
17:24, 07/12/2019

South Dakota woman who went into labor with triplets thought pain was from kidney stones A South Dakota mother was shocked to find the painful kidney stones she had been experiencing was actually her going into labor — and the surprise birth of triplets....
21:48, 08/18/2019

Apple says that claims it broke Chinese labor laws in iPhone factory are mostly 'false' Apple said: "We did find during our investigation that the percentage of dispatch workers exceeded our standards and we are working closely with Foxconn to resolve this issue."...
06:49, 09/09/2019

Bernie Sanders supporter files labor complaint against Elizabeth Warren’s campaign A Colorado-based Bernie Sanders supporter has filed a labor complaint against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, taking aim at its use of a confidentiality agreement which, he argues, prev...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is a...
18:12, 07/12/2019

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
00:24, 05/30/2019

NLRB makes it easier for employers to change labor contracts without union permission The National Labor Relations Board, the main federal labor law enforcement agency, issued a ruling Tuesday that will make it easier for employers to alter provisions in a labor contract without the un...
06:12, 09/11/2019

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation of wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration pass...
03:48, 07/18/2019

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to b...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted companies faced allegations of serious labor viola...
04:24, 08/10/2019

Months After Labor Controversy, Rockstar Converts Game-Testers To Full-Time Workers at Rockstar Lincoln, the British studio that does the lion’s share of testing for the Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption games, are being converted from contractors to full-time employee...
20:48, 08/06/2019

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea...
10:36, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Monday's Best Deals: Wayfair Labor Day Clearance, Razer Sale, Jabra Headphones, and More An August Smart Lock sale, the first discount on the ModMic Wireless, an Outward Hound Gold Box, and refurbished iPad Pros lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web....
17:00, 08/26/2019

Apple, Foxconn caught breaking Chinese labor laws while making iPhones Enlarge / A Foxconn facility. (credit: Ken Marshall / Flickr) Apple and Foxconn violated a Chinese labor rule by using too many temporary staff at a major factory that makes iPhones. As reported by ...
00:24, 09/10/2019

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Refe...
18:48, 07/12/2019

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being ove...
01:12, 07/11/2019

US first-quarter productivity rises at the fastest pace since 2014; labor costs fall U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
15:12, 05/02/2019

The Trailer: Labor union members and leaders are skeptical -- but pondering their 2020 choices In this edition: Democrats follow labor's lead in Iowa, the debate-rules grumbling gets louder, and trans rights come to a Southern race for governor....
07:24, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Former United Auto Workers official gets 15 months in labor corruption case A federal judge in Detroit on Monday sentenced the former United Auto Workers union vice president in charge of relations with Fiat Chrysler to 15 months in federal prison for misusing funds intended ...
00:48, 08/06/2019

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a par...
04:12, 07/19/2019

Tight U.S. labor market shrinks gender and race gaps to record lows A tight U.S. labor market and booming demand in industries with an abundance of female workers is drawing more women back into the workforce, helping to shrink the longstanding gap in the labor partic...
06:00, 09/07/2019

Labor Department sends White House proposal for limited overtime expansion The Labor Department sent a proposed rewrite of the federal regulations covering overtime to the White House Monday for final approval, according to Trump administration officials....
06:00, 08/13/2019

California Is Blaming Prison Reform for Incarcerated Fire Fighting Labor Shortage Every time a dangerous wildfire breaks out somewhere in California, fire crews race to battle it. Incarcerated people play a major role in this effort; the state has about 2,600 incarcerated people fi...
20:12, 09/03/2019

German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy Backlash is growing after an heiress to a German biscuit empire shrugged off the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work in her family's business under Nazi rule....
22:12, 05/15/2019

Relief efforts have exploded since Hurricane Dorian decimated the Bahamas Labor Day weekend Widespread humanitarian relief efforts have materialized in the days since Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc on the Bahamas.        ...
22:12, 09/07/2019

Perry Co. woman pleads guilty to forced labor scheme involving kids PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Perry County woman has admitted to allowing her boyfriend to force her children to work instead of going to school, under threat of severe punishment. Officials sa...
18:00, 06/30/2019

Hurricane Dorian travel guide: What to know if you're flying or cruising Labor Day weekend With Hurricane Dorian expected to make landfall Monday, airlines are waiving change fees and cruise lines are moving ships out of its path.       ...
01:48, 08/31/2019

Labor Day flight cancellations: 1,400 and counting as Hurricane Dorian approaches East Coast Travelers will find the most cancellations on flights to and from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and West Palm Beach, Florida.       ...
05:24, 09/03/2019

Labor Day parade canceled after explosive devices found; New Jersey governor was to attend The South Plainfield, New Jersey Labor Day parade was canceled after a man was charged with possessing explosive devices.        ...
01:00, 09/03/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Daytona Beach and Orlando International Airport to close on Labor Day As Hurricane Dorian approaches, Daytona Beach International Airport and Orlando International Airport will be shutting down on Labor Day.       ...
05:48, 08/31/2019

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World...
14:24, 07/01/2019

Eugene Scalia, Trump's Labor nominee, earned millions while working for big business President Trump's nominee to be secretary of Labor, Eugene Scalia, earned more than $6 million at a corporate law firm, his financial disclosure form said....
06:36, 08/31/2019

Federal watchdog agency: Misclassifying workers as independent contractors is not a labor violation Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is not itself a violation of federal law, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday in a victory for employers....
02:12, 08/30/2019

Labor Day flight cancellations: 1,100 and counting as Hurricane Dorian approaches East Coast Travelers will find the most cancellations on flights to and from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and West Palm Beach, Florida.       ...
23:00, 09/02/2019

Reporters bash Bloomberg Law for story leading to resignation of Trump Labor appointee A number of reporters expressed their displeasure with Bloomberg Law after they published a story about an old Facebook post from a Trump Labor official that led to the person's resignation....
03:24, 09/04/2019

Labor Day flight cancellations: 1,275 and counting as Hurricane Dorian approaches East Coast Travelers will find the most cancellations on flights to and from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and West Palm Beach, Florida.       ...
02:12, 09/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Labor dispute at Canada's biggest port stalls shipping as workers locked out Longshore workers at Canada's biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, were locked out on Thursday in a labor dispute over technology changes, potentially grinding most shipping there to a halt....
20:12, 05/30/2019

Trump Labor nominee Eugene Scalia fought OSHA ergonomics rules from their beginning Trump labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia fought Occupational Health and Safety Administration ergonomics regulations even before they were official....
07:24, 08/16/2019

89-year-old civil rights leader Dolores Huerta arrested at California labor protest The 89-year-old civil rights icon Dolores Huerta was taken away in handcuffs at a Fresno protest Tuesday.        ...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Labor nominee Eugene Scalia touted for expertise and experience, but faces stiff Dem opposition President Trump this week formally announced his intention to nominate Eugene Scalia as Labor secretary – with the White House pointing to the pick as one that brings both expertise as well as direct ...
23:00, 08/31/2019

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the...
02:48, 07/11/2019

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory c...
07:12, 07/19/2019

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims Democrats condemn as ‘amoral’ Alex Acosta’s proposed 80% funding cut for US agency that combats child sex trafficking Alexander Acosta, the US labor secretary under fire for having granted Jeffrey Eps...
17:12, 07/10/2019

Big Labor group tweets 'guillotine' joke after Delta Air Lines CEO opposes unionization efforts The AFL-CIO, the largest labor organization in the U.S., came under fire Thursday after tweeting a parody version of a real Delta Air Lines print ad that suggested that workers could find other uses f...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Jobs report shows labor market solid as economy faces new trade threats July's employment report shows the labor market remains solid, while business investment has turned more cautious due to tariffs and trade friction....
20:12, 08/02/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
19:00, 07/10/2019

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their poli...
11:48, 07/12/2019

John Oliver shows how prison labor practices make that Shawshank warden look like an amateur “That is just evil” might have been a discarded brainstorming title for Last Week Tonight, as frequently as John Oliver discovers a person, business practice, or politician whose actions and words sma...
16:24, 08/05/2019

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten heels from her cruisewear line that seems to be exc...
21:00, 07/19/2019

De Blasio mocked after video malfunction at labor forum: Voice 'higher than his poll numbers' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio got some laughs -- though not for the reasons he expected -- when a top labor union played his video message to a crowd in Iowa on Wednesday....
02:12, 08/22/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he will be stepping down over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking cha...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Trump 'feels badly' for labor secretary amid calls for resignation over Epstein case Alexander Acosta accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking, escape justice 10 years ago by securing a plea dealDonald Trump on Monday defended his labor secretary, Alexander Aco...
03:00, 07/10/2019

2020 Dems make hard sell for organized labor, but unions in no rush to endorse Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said on Labor Day, “We honor and respect the millions and millions and millions of men and women who do the hard work that keeps this country going.”...
23:24, 09/02/2019

The Trailer: Labor Day Weekend Reader Mailbag on Weld, Biden, Bullock, Michelle Obama and more In this holiday weekend edition: New answers to readers’ questions, the collapse of the “virtual caucus,” and a(nother) brewing fight over gun rights....
00:12, 09/02/2019

American Airlines mechanic charged with trying to sabotage Miami flight amid labor dispute An American Airlines mechanic is charged with sabotaging a plane at Miami International Airport in July, during a major labor dispute.       ...
14:01, 09/06/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor ...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Labor Day: ATM's 50th birthday. A look back at how America learned to love cash machines This Labor Day will mark the 50th anniversary of the ATM in the U.S. It debuted at a Chemical Bank in Long Island on Sept. 2, 1969.       ...
19:24, 08/30/2019

Mars, Nestle, other food companies face complaints of forced labor at palm oil supplier In another supply chain controversy for chocolate makers, petitions filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection ask for a ban on the Malaysian company's palm oil and any products containing it. Comp...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Automaker discounts are bigger heading into the Labor Day weekend sales push. How to snag a deal With cars sitting on lots longer and dealerships needing room for next year's models, consumers may be able to find sizable discounts on certain models....
16:36, 08/31/2019

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, riskin...
10:12, 07/16/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Protesters gather outside Detroit Golf Club over labor dispute Protesters gathered at Detroit Golf Club on Wednesday in the wake of an ongoing labor dispute. The Rocket Mortgage Classic begins Thursday.       ...
21:24, 06/26/2019

Trump labor nominee Eugene Scalia played key role changing rules on tipping President Trump’s nominee to head the Labor Department, private sector lawyer Eugene Scalia, had a key role in one of the most controversial issues in workplace law in recent years: control over the t...
12:24, 08/11/2019

Chipotle stock tumbles after New York City sues the company, alleging labor law violations New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is suing Chipotle Mexican Grill, alleging it violated a city labor law requiring predictable schedules for workers....
23:00, 09/10/2019

Peter Garrett urges Bill Shorten to declare climate emergency if Labor wins Exclusive: Former environment minister calls for creation of ‘war’ cabinet committee to plot transition to zero carbonThe former environment minister Peter Garrett has urged an incoming Labor governme...
08:24, 05/09/2019

Labor complaint charges Bernie Sanders’ campaign retaliated against employees for union activity A former campaign employee from the 2020 presidential bid of Sen. Bernie Sander filed a labor complaint this week, alleging that some employees faced retaliation for involvement in organizing for a co...
04:48, 07/26/2019

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex traff...
17:48, 07/12/2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders changes how Medicare-for-all plan treats union contracts in face of opposition by organized labor Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the current system....
13:00, 08/22/2019

American Airlines delays adding more seats to planes amid Boeing 737 Max grounding, labor strife American Airlines' has lagged its peers in margin and performance as it grapples with a labor feud with its mechanics and the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max....
20:48, 09/04/2019

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and thousands of job cuts and cost reductions as the ind...
19:36, 07/15/2019

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
15:48, 06/13/2019