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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 if they are kept out of school....

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough

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Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child....
06:16, 05/06/2019

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 child labor. The senators cited an investigation by ...
13:48, 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 wrongdoing....
11:00, 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....
08:48, 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....
02:16, 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 half of all child deaths across the continent, an ...
04:48, 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 incidence of child labor and give West African farmer...
05:16, 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 are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
17:32, 05/14/2019

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

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...
04:00, 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 involved in cases before the agency....
22:32, 07/24/2019

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....
00:32, 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 Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters. He’s president o...
02:16, 09/04/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt stunned by late South Africa strike • Thembinkosi Lorch hits 85th-minute winner in Cairo• Nigeria come from behind to beat champions CameroonThembinkosi Lorch scored the winner for South Africa in their shock 1-0 victory over Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations. Lorch struck following a...
03:00, 07/07/2019

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 favorites....
12:00, 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....
11:00, 06/28/2019

Ivory Coast 1-0 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened A second-half winner from Aston Villa striker Jonathan Kodjia was enough to give the 2015 champions an opening win 5.35pm BST A report will follow shortly. Thanks for reading. 5.24pm BST A good start to the tournament in terms of a result for the Iv...
12:16, 06/24/2019

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 gallant South Africa as the tournament served up m...
21:48, 07/10/2019

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:#BafanaBafana always arrives in styleand #AtlasLions just j...
09:00, 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 8.42pm BST 41 min: Salah tries to sprint past Mkhwanazi down the right, but runs out of room. He ...
12:48, 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.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

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....
03:48, 07/19/2019

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 unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ fre...
08:32, 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 more.       ...
13:00, 08/30/2019

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.       ...
20:00, 08/26/2019

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....
07:32, 09/02/2019

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 quiet lives of desperation isn’t all it’s cracked up...
09:16, 09/02/2019

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 percent off your purchase when you enter SAVE15TODAY ...
10:48, 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 had gone into labor with her and Prince......
07:48, 05/06/2019

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, your options are overwhelming. Here’s a guide for ess...
02:32, 08/31/2019

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.       ...
10:00, 08/28/2019

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....
16:48, 09/02/2019

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....
15:32, 08/29/2019

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 the refrain of the 2010s, with the object of that...
04:32, 05/02/2019

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 used during medical procedures and has been shown to ...
20:48, 08/09/2019

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......
09:48, 09/04/2019

The best Labor Day sales already happening Labor Day is right around the corner, but you can already on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.       ...
13:32, 08/27/2019

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 the minds of those who consider expanding their f...
22:48, 05/09/2019

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 shrinking....
11:48, 05/01/2019

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 (???). The point is: It’s 2019. Nothing matters, and th...
17:16, 09/11/2019

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....
08:00, 08/30/2019

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....
21:32, 08/30/2019

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.       ...
08:48, 09/02/2019

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 applicants. Don’t believe me? Just go to LinkedIn and sear...
21:32, 07/20/2019

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....
11:32, 06/27/2019

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 will have their trash and recycling service delayed...
14:00, 08/24/2019

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....
11:00, 06/18/2019

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.       ...
05:00, 08/28/2019

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.       ...
16:32, 08/27/2019

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....
15:00, 08/31/2019

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,"......
20:32, 05/09/2019

Meghan Markle, Duchess Of Sussex, Is In Labor (TODAY) – Buckingham Palace confirms that the Duchess of Sussex has gone into labor. According to a statement, the former Meghan Markle went into “labour in the early hours of this morning” with her husband Prince Harry by her side....
06:16, 05/06/2019

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's going to benefit you down the road? Take advant...
15:00, 08/30/2019

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....
04:32, 08/31/2019

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?...
03:16, 09/05/2019

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....
09:32, 09/10/2019

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 with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tel...
20:32, 06/10/2019

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, which has been under recent strain, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to j...
04:32, 06/10/2019

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....
13:48, 07/29/2019

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 trick is a good way to “improve productivity” and...
03:48, 09/03/2019

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 write a book....
03:16, 05/11/2019

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....
06:32, 07/19/2019

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....
11:00, 06/25/2019

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 about to be in full swing, so instead of moseying...
22:00, 09/01/2019

Labor Day brings big crowds to Mount Lemmon TUCSON – Tucsonans escaped the heat on 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 little fort out of sticks and play in the water,̶...
02:16, 09/04/2019

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 poses potential risks to immigrants who fear gettin...
19:00, 08/14/2019

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 scrappy as well....
01:16, 09/04/2019

Palace says royal baby almost here, Meghan in labor LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan is in labor with their first child. The palace says the 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex started labor early Monday. She and 34-year-old Harry didn’t disclose the location they ...
06:16, 05/06/2019

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 its bureaucracy....
01:00, 05/03/2019

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....
15:00, 08/31/2019

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 ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of the upcoming La...
14:00, 05/01/2019

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.       ...
16:32, 08/28/2019

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....
12:16, 04/29/2019

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.       ...
13:00, 08/30/2019

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 CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of...
13:32, 05/01/2019

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.       ...
20:00, 08/26/2019

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 off and hard-earned wages than snagging bargains on...
20:32, 08/29/2019

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 sets from retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, ...
21:32, 08/27/2019

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......
10:00, 08/28/2019

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.       ...
04:32, 08/30/2019

Book Your Labor Day Flights This Week for the Best Deals If you’re planning to travel on Labor Day weekend, then the time to book your flight is now, as in right now. Data from CheapFlights.com suggests that in order to score the best airfare deals for the weekend you need to book that plane ticket by this...
12:32, 08/20/2019

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....
14:00, 06/13/2019

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 unemployment rate....
17:00, 07/14/2019

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 century out of necessity, when people wore white t...
13:00, 08/29/2019

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.       ...
09:32, 08/29/2019

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.       ...
15:32, 08/29/2019

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 sets from retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, ...
19:32, 08/30/2019

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 president this morning and told him that I thought th...
07:48, 07/12/2019

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....
12:48, 07/17/2019

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......
07:00, 08/29/2019

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....
21:32, 08/27/2019

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 boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
15:00, 05/28/2019

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....
06:16, 07/29/2019

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 with Ford and Fiat Chrysler....
09:48, 09/03/2019

| 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 sexually abusing young girls....
02:16, 07/10/2019

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 Friday night instead of Sunday. (The shows will a...
17:00, 08/29/2019

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....
22:16, 07/27/2019

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....
11:48, 09/05/2019

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....
21:48, 06/17/2019

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats of serious harm."...
13:00, 05/23/2019

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 ACC, but the specifics of that arrangement—who bea...
21:00, 08/22/2019

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 bacchanal. So get over there before all the good stuf...
08:32, 08/23/2019

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% increase over the same week last year....
03:32, 08/21/2019

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 are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders wins major labor endorsement Like other candidates, the independent from Vermont has sought backing from organized labor, which largely has declined to offer formal endorsements at this point in the 2020 campaign...
10:32, 08/26/2019

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 Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice...
09:00, 06/06/2019

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 represented. The former president of SEIU Local 32BJ was r...
02:48, 07/25/2019

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 starts today and lasts through September 4. You can...
16:00, 08/26/2019

Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr tell The Associated Press they are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years       ...
14:48, 06/23/2019

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....
12:00, 06/20/2019

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....
19:16, 09/02/2019

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? In the spirit of “fall preview” entertainment cover...
18:16, 09/02/2019

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 Dead and Company, you likely agree that practically...
10:00, 08/30/2019

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.       ...
11:32, 09/01/2019

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....
04:48, 05/12/2019

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....
21:32, 08/30/2019

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 rates again next month....
15:16, 08/06/2019

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.       ...
13:00, 08/30/2019

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......
10:32, 05/16/2019

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 voters with his promise of economic stability....
21:32, 05/15/2019

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 (well, you may need to lift one finger) in order to...
17:00, 08/30/2019

Senior Conservatives tell May to ditch Brexit talks with Labor British Prime Minister Theresa May was told by senior members of her own party on Tuesday to abandon talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labor Party as pressure mounted on her to name a date for standing down....
03:48, 05/14/2019

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....
10:16, 08/08/2019

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.        ...
20:32, 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.       ...
01:00, 08/31/2019

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....
05:48, 05/11/2019

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....
08:48, 08/04/2019

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....
15:32, 08/29/2019

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 remembrance culture....
13:48, 05/15/2019

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.       ...
09:00, 06/12/2019

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 handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
13:48, 07/09/2019

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 particular, 100 million-plus adults without four-y...
00:49, 08/14/2019

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....
11:16, 09/02/2019

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 all-around dicks online....
17:00, 08/13/2019

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 your favorite retailers. Labor Day sales include discounts on TVs, furniture, mattresse...
20:00, 08/29/2019

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 parties said on Friday....
15:48, 08/02/2019

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.       ...
04:32, 08/30/2019

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 valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
00:48, 05/11/2019

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 a major factor in the campaign....
08:32, 05/18/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its a...
18:00, 05/17/2019

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 carry significant weight in a pending case against t...
17:00, 05/14/2019

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 delayed until early September if you’re flying Americ...
08:48, 06/10/2019

UAW and Ford, FCA agree to temporary labor contract extensions The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has agreed to temporary extensions of its collective bargaining agreements with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to allow more time for talks on new four-year contracts, a union spokesman said....
13:00, 09/13/2019

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 Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month....
09:32, 07/11/2019

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 Labor Day holiday: Friday......
23:32, 05/01/2019

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....
00:32, 07/19/2019

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....
09:48, 05/01/2019

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 suspended for allegedly improperly expensing a strip cl...
19:16, 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 student activists....
18:00, 05/01/2019

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....
00:16, 05/06/2019

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....
21:48, 09/11/2019

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 (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance...
16:16, 05/01/2019

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 Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observ...
21:16, 05/01/2019

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 people were arrested after a saturation detail that wa...
15:48, 09/06/2019

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....
09:16, 07/12/2019

UAW labor strike: Picketers block Michigan GM plant Striking employees of General Motors used their bodies and vehicles to block all entrances to the automaker's Flint Assembly Plant Monday, several hours into a United Auto Workers labor walkout....
03:32, 09/17/2019

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 said. He was 57 years old. “It is with over...
14:48, 07/12/2019

USMCA has enforceable labor and environmental standards, says Sen. Rob Portman Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who is a former U.S. trade representative and former OMB director, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the economy, the trade war, and energy markets following Saturday's attack on critical oil infrastructure in Saudi Ara...
10:48, 09/17/2019

Labor watchdog agency could gain all-GOP board in December The National Labor Relations Board, the main labor law enforcement agency, is on track to be completely controlled by Republicans in December. The five-seat board currently only has four members, and the term for its lone Democrat, Lauren McFerran, e...
02:33, 09/18/2019

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 Relations Board, Google said, the company will post noti...
13:02, 09/13/2019

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....
12:48, 05/14/2019

#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 against the plan....
07:48, 06/21/2019

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....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
13:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. first-quarter productivity strongest since 2014, labor costs subdued 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....
10:32, 05/02/2019

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....
13:16, 05/03/2019

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 situation violated international law....
20:00, 07/18/2019

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 beginning Friday. Here’s the schedule: Friday, Aug...
12:32, 08/31/2019

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 government benefits and panhandle up to nine hours a da...
19:32, 09/10/2019

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....
16:48, 09/11/2019

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 are great discounts on everything from older HD T...
08:48, 09/02/2019

Sara Nelson Wants to Run That Militant Line All The Way to the Highest Seat in Labor There is an argument to be made—a plausible argument, even a strong argument—that the political environment is ripe for a revival of organized labor in America. Only one thing is lacking: a truly charismatic national leader. Many people believe that ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

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....
12:48, 05/11/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; labor market strong The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market remains strong even as the economy is slowing....
08:48, 08/08/2019

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....
08:16, 06/21/2019

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 million over the weekend and should close out the ho...
14:32, 09/01/2019

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....
19:00, 09/09/2019

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 labor market....
06:48, 08/06/2019

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 ahead to best equip yourself for the upcoming schoo...
07:01, 09/01/2019

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 resignation of Alex Acosta....
19:32, 07/18/2019

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 literature and the black American experience. But ...
06:16, 08/07/2019

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....
16:48, 07/18/2019

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.        ...
20:00, 09/01/2019

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 government screens for potential criminals....
18:00, 07/02/2019

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 buy in 2019 because they suit all sleeping styles. ...
13:32, 08/31/2019

Germany Offers a Model to Corporate America on Labor Relations As corporate America debates whether companies should consider other constituencies than just their shareholders, Germany offers an example of what a new approach might look like....
05:32, 09/09/2019

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....
00:00, 05/14/2019

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 official position on abortion. But it can't make that ...
09:48, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 4-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 carry significant weight in a pending case against t...
16:48, 05/14/2019

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....
12:00, 05/15/2019

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 from coal mining, export and power production, ma...
14:16, 05/15/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. labor market on solid footing; manufacturing still slowing 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....
06:32, 06/20/2019

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 staff by surprise, and, according to a staff writer wh...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Unions to strike at Chile's Chuquicamata after labor deal falls through Unionized workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata copper mine, one of the world´s largest, said late on Wednesday they would walk off the job beginning Friday after failing to reach a labor deal with Codelco, the world's top copper producer....
04:16, 06/13/2019

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....
20:00, 08/28/2019

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% emissions reduction target, could be upended in the wak...
17:16, 05/20/2019

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 unrest during a difficult period....
12:00, 06/26/2019

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....
09:32, 08/28/2019

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....
04:16, 04/29/2019

Labor Groups Press New York to Protect App-Based Workers Buoyed by legislative passage of a bill in California, unions in New York are pushing to change state law to extend employment protections for app-based workers....
02:16, 09/16/2019

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 economic growth estimate....
20:48, 04/28/2019

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 is a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutc...
16:00, 08/27/2019

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 on that deadline,” Sanford said Wednesday as he s...
20:00, 08/14/2019

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 by broadening the definition to include federal con...
16:00, 08/16/2019

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 slowdown in economic activity....
08:48, 05/23/2019

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.       ...
10:00, 08/23/2019

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....
03:00, 06/28/2019

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 governments....
20:48, 04/30/2019

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.       ...
17:32, 08/30/2019

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....
18:48, 09/11/2019

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 hours a day to collect money for their overseers....
19:48, 09/11/2019

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 protections, but tech giants Uber and Lyft vowed to ke...
03:01, 09/12/2019

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.       ...
13:00, 08/30/2019

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.       ...
11:32, 07/05/2019

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....
08:32, 07/09/2019

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.       ...
16:48, 08/09/2019

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 they used homeless people as forced labor, holding t...
00:02, 09/12/2019

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....
16:16, 07/16/2019

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 action on climate change and tax reform....
01:00, 05/18/2019

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.       ...
04:32, 08/30/2019

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 industry....
08:00, 07/16/2019

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....
20:32, 08/29/2019

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 (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®), Bats U.S. e...
06:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. factories show signs of trouble; labor market still firm Activity is contracting in the U.S. manufacturing sector but the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, signs that factories are suffering from a global slowdown even as the broader labor market remains heal...
18:00, 08/22/2019

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 embassy in Seoul....
23:16, 07/18/2019

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 were able to choose between teeth cleaning, cavit...
02:16, 09/04/2019

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....
11:32, 07/26/2019

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 event....
11:48, 09/03/2019

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 name to a billionaire-funded astroturf group that ai...
13:16, 07/22/2019

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)       ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

GE Labor Deal in Doubt as Workers at Some Factories Reject Contract Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who negotiated the agreement last month....
09:48, 07/10/2019

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.       ...
18:16, 09/02/2019

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 workers fueling the economy. “Labor Day is the perfec...
18:48, 09/02/2019

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 Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual...
08:48, 07/05/2019

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 workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
23:16, 07/31/2019

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 across mattresses and bedding, home and kitchen, ...
22:16, 09/02/2019

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 appeared to show that she and husband Grant Small, a...
14:32, 06/04/2019

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’ abysmal treatment of drivers. The duration of these st...
12:48, 05/08/2019

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....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Analysis: 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 rate cut....
08:48, 06/07/2019

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......
20:48, 07/27/2019

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 plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as t...
13:00, 07/10/2019

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.        ...
04:16, 05/10/2019

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 for corporate profit margins and the share prices t...
09:32, 06/10/2019

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 $100,000 cash to New South Wales Labor, and attack...
20:48, 09/06/2019

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.......
19:48, 09/02/2019

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 to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisco...
08:16, 07/12/2019

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 groups say....
18:48, 07/29/2019

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-Semitic posts on his Facebook account....
19:16, 09/04/2019

Labor Day weekend: America, you're grilling your burgers wrong and it could kill you Dealing with raw meat can be tricky, and cooking it improperly can be deadly. Here are some grilling safety tips for your Labor Day weekend cookout.       ...
07:32, 08/31/2019

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 year in jail on sex crime charges. “@SecretaryAcost...
09:48, 07/09/2019

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 transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
05:32, 07/09/2019

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 Morrison's attacks on its economic management....
23:00, 05/09/2019

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....
10:00, 06/06/2019

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 has already scheduled the new game's first fan...
21:00, 06/28/2019

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....
12:32, 08/14/2019

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....
21:48, 05/14/2019

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 was the result of an "illegal work slowdown."...
10:00, 08/14/2019

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....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Trump labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday to address the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, the Labor Department said in a statement....
08:48, 07/10/2019

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 of thousands of union members and labor activists ...
14:48, 05/01/2019

These stores and restaurants are open Labor Day 2019: Walmart, Aldi, Chick-fil-A and more The majority of malls, stores and restaurants are open for Labor Day. Here's a look at some of the major chains open Monday.       ...
04:32, 08/30/2019

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 collected some new details on the crash, and it s...
16:16, 09/05/2019

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 of Trade Unions, and became president of the ACTU...
09:48, 05/16/2019

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....
11:16, 07/19/2019

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....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Gun safety debate overshadows Labor Day campaign kickoff for 2020 Democrats As the Democratic presidential candidates fanned out across early contest states Monday, the traditional Labor Day kickoff to the fall campaign was overshadowed by their frustration about the congressional deadlock over gun safety laws after yet anot...
08:16, 09/03/2019

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 Nazi rule....
13:48, 05/15/2019

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....
13:16, 09/06/2019

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....
10:00, 08/30/2019

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.       ...
00:48, 09/03/2019

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 resignation over the lenient 2008 plea deal he cut ...
00:00, 07/09/2019

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 the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling ...
09:48, 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 organization....
09:32, 05/17/2019

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 your home to a tech upgrade?This sale actually began ...
08:48, 09/02/2019

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labor roiled ties between the U.S. all...
00:48, 07/05/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
11:00, 07/10/2019

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, reports said. ...
09:48, 08/02/2019

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 could influence family sizes in the future....
07:00, 08/20/2019

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.       ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

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 performance Sunday....
19:16, 06/02/2019

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 another day....
20:48, 08/04/2019

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 to leave the administration in controversy....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Canada union stands its ground against Nemak, Ontario labor board Nemak couldn’t resume parts production at its plant in Windsor, Canada, on Wednesday night even though the Ontario Labour Relations Board earlier in the day ruled in favor of the Mexican company, saying a union blockade at the plant’s front gate was ...
11:48, 09/05/2019

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 case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade a...
10:00, 07/12/2019

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 added to the economy in July — a bump that was ai...
06:16, 08/03/2019

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 partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher — to...
23:00, 07/18/2019

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....
12:00, 08/21/2019

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 the accused perv’s victims and pointed the finger...
12:48, 07/10/2019

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 a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
12:16, 07/09/2019

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 for worker training to pay for luxury travel, golf...
17:48, 08/05/2019

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 lethal injections, mandatory minimum sentences, and the...
08:48, 08/06/2019

Angus Taylor calls for Labor to submit to Coalition on emissions target Energy minister effectively demands Labor back away from stronger emissions reduction target of 45%Angus Taylor has reiterated his calls for Labor to back the government’s climate policies, saying the opposition had to “decide whether they want to jo...
21:32, 05/27/2019

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 between the airline and Belgian unions....
15:16, 06/14/2019

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 improved gadgets? From the kitchen to the bedroom, we’v...
23:32, 08/31/2019

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 unions across the country to reimburse billions in ba...
12:16, 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.       ...
13:32, 08/27/2019

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 power during a combative question time where the ene...
04:16, 07/23/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers passed a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, as well as to deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal but also may even be unconstitutional....
05:32, 06/07/2019

Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, has gone into labor Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, went into labor in the early hours of Monday, Buckingham Palace said in a statement....
06:48, 05/06/2019

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 Labor Day on a cost-conscious high. ...
05:00, 09/01/2019

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....
04:00, 08/29/2019

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.       ...
13:48, 07/22/2019

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, prevents staffers from speaking out on workplace condi...
20:00, 08/15/2019

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....
13:48, 05/29/2019

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....
18:00, 08/22/2019

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 you covered. Now through September 2, you can sa...
04:00, 08/28/2019

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 American worker. In a ruling lost in the din of t...
13:16, 05/06/2019

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 Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, ...
08:32, 07/12/2019

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 morning....
11:16, 04/29/2019

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....
14:00, 07/09/2019

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" since his days as an agency official in the Bush admin...
10:32, 08/29/2019

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 be willing to leave Pizzella in place for the fores...
19:32, 07/15/2019

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....
19:16, 09/04/2019

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....
08:00, 08/18/2019

Most powerful hurricane in US history was a nameless storm that rocked Florida on Labor Day 1935 On Labor Day that year, some 500 people died as the most powerful hurricane ever to make landfall in the U.S. ripped the Upper Florida Keys to shreds.        ...
08:32, 08/29/2019

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 said 33-year-old Tiffany Walsh pleaded guilty Friday...
06:16, 06/30/2019

GOP sets quick vote for Trump labor secretary pick Eugene Scalia Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander announced Tuesday that the panel will vote on President Trump's pick to head the Labor Department, private sector lawyer Eugene Scalia, on Sept. 24, less than one week af...
02:33, 09/18/2019

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....
10:00, 08/26/2019

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' 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....
16:16, 07/10/2019

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 accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girl...
07:32, 07/12/2019

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 Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he...
13:00, 07/12/2019

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....
15:00, 08/29/2019

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 in violation of U.N. sanctions....
00:32, 07/12/2019

South Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labor dispute South Korea on Friday rejected Japan's call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation for using South Korean forced labor during World War Two....
00:48, 07/19/2019

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 nonprofit watchdog alleges that workers at the Foxconn pl...
05:32, 09/09/2019

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.        ...
22:48, 09/06/2019

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 first time....
08:16, 08/01/2019

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....
17:32, 08/30/2019

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.       ...
12:48, 08/05/2019

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....
11:32, 05/15/2019

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 long demanded as part of the deal....
04:16, 05/02/2019

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 Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the two companies confirm...
15:34, 09/09/2019

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 employees, three sources familiar with the studio have tol...
19:48, 08/06/2019

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 labor reforms seen as key to ensuring passage of a ne...
07:48, 07/30/2019

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 union's permission....
15:32, 09/10/2019

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 participation rate between men and women to the narrowes...
14:48, 09/06/2019

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.       ...
01:00, 08/31/2019

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 for wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
19:48, 07/17/2019

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....
06:48, 05/02/2019

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 fighting wildfires under the state’s fire camp progr...
11:48, 09/03/2019

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 violations including intimidation, harassment and explo...
10:48, 08/09/2019

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 Florida....
13:48, 07/09/2019

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 partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn ...
20:48, 07/18/2019

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 overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein d...
17:00, 07/10/2019

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.        ...
16:16, 09/02/2019

Labor Day flight cancellations: 600 and counting as Hurricane Dorian approaches East Coast Travelers will find the most cancellations on flights to and from Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Florida.       ...
05:32, 09/02/2019

Japan summons South Korea envoy 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 microchips and smartphone displays....
20:00, 07/18/2019

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 War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, pr...
03:32, 07/01/2019

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....
23:00, 08/12/2019

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.       ...
13:00, 08/30/2019

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....
04:00, 08/16/2019

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 for the $700 a year they would spend on union dues....
02:32, 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....
10:16, 08/02/2019

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 Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, af...
05:16, 07/10/2019

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 experience of the department to the job. But Democ...
15:00, 08/31/2019

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.       ...
12:16, 06/26/2019

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.”...
13:16, 09/02/2019

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. Company officials say they have taken steps to eradica...
03:00, 08/17/2019

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 in Florida....
10:16, 07/12/2019

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.        ...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Acosta's succesor at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department after the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
10:32, 07/12/2019

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....
16:00, 08/21/2019

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 smack of outright super-villainy. (He did take a swi...
08:16, 08/05/2019

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Friday.  ...
19:48, 08/02/2019

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.       ...
15:16, 09/06/2019

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.       ...
13:00, 08/30/2019

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....
19:16, 09/02/2019

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....
09:00, 07/10/2019

Relive the Kardashian Kids' Births & Biggest Baby Moments on E!'s "Literally Labor Day" Marathon! It's Labor Day! No, literally. The Kardashian sisters are for real in labor in this nostalgia-infused promo video for E!'s "Literally Labor Day" marathon, which kicks off......
10:00, 08/29/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will be stepping down in a week over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges. ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

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....
10:00, 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 terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 y...
20:32, 07/10/2019

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 collective bargaining agreement....
01:16, 07/26/2019

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 Acosta, from accusations that he helped Jeffrey Epste...
19:48, 07/09/2019

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 political bases....
05:16, 07/12/2019

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....
13:00, 09/10/2019

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 tips workers receive from customers. Scalia, son of...
23:00, 08/12/2019

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 exclusively sold at Marshall’s....
19:00, 07/19/2019

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, risking more Japanese anger over the issue....
02:16, 07/16/2019

|Africa'sworkforcesettoovertakeAsiabyendofthe21stcentury Africa’s potential workforce will likely be larger than that of Asia by the end of the 21st century as both continents wrestle with different demographic and economic challenges....
11:00, 07/20/2019

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
00:48, 07/20/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends role in Epstein plea deal, faults state prosecutors Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta pushed back Wednesday against calls for him to stand down over his past involvement in a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein -- who was charged in federal court this week with sex trafficking....
12:00, 07/10/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-prosecution deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was then being investigated under suspicion of sex...
23:32, 07/08/2019

Eugene Scalia, Trump's labor nominee, frustrated Obama's agenda with mastery of legal minutiae President Trump’s nomination of Eugene Scalia to lead the Labor Department would put one of the private-sector attorneys most responsible for frustrating the Obama administration’s labor policy agenda in charge of the current administration’s agenda....
03:32, 07/20/2019

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....
19:32, 08/21/2019

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....
09:48, 09/04/2019

Bernie Sanders releases plan to double union membership as Democrats fight for labor support Sanders' sweeping proposal would make it easier for workers to join unions and end the so-called right-to-work laws recently favored by the GOP....
09:00, 08/21/2019

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed scrutiny over his actions in the case against Epstein while serving as U.S. attorney in Miami....
10:16, 07/09/2019

New Jersey Labor Day parade canceled after small explosive devices found near route of Gov. Murphy: report A Labor Day parade in New Jersey was canceled early Monday after small explosive devices were found on a property along the route that Gov. Phil Murphy was expected to march, a report said....
02:48, 09/03/2019

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
10:48, 06/11/2019

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
19:32, 06/30/2019

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
10:16, 07/09/2019

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 industry prepares for an expected economic downturn....
13:16, 07/15/2019

Apple's Big iPhone Event, Labor Wins Big, and Skeletal Panic Hormones: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s Sept. 15, but because time has lost all context and meaning and we live in a ever-spinning technicolor nightmare kaleidoscope, we are entering week three of the one-sided feud Donald Trump has against federal weather agencies for questioning his...
16:16, 09/15/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a fierce battle over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them back....
08:00, 05/02/2019

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....
21:16, 06/13/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in undera...
13:00, 07/10/2019

Barcelona Burger King's ban on facial hair violates employees' constitutional rights, labor union says Burger King employees in Barcelona will finally be able to grow the beard of their dreams - if they so choose - after Catalan authorities ruled that the fast-food company’s prohibition on facial hair violated employees’ constitutional rights....
10:16, 07/31/2019

Aviation industry labor shortage hits Canadian companies trying to replace grounded Boeing jets A global shortage of pilots and mechanics is preventing some Canadian aviation service companies from meeting the needs of airlines and other customers scrambling to secure replacements for grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets....
08:32, 08/28/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary, the latest Trump official to leave amid scandal His handling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-crimes case in 2008 was under intense scrutiny. At the time, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein that was widely viewed as too lenient....
22:16, 07/12/2019

Africa's demographic dilemma Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birth rates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number of children is declining as education, health and jobs rise....
02:16, 07/11/2019

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have realistic chances of winning it all....
17:32, 06/19/2019

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
00:48, 06/04/2019

British Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn aims to usurp Boris Johnson to prevent no-deal EU exit British Labor Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn plans to hold a vote of no confidence for Prime Minister Boris Johnson and then install himself as interim leader to stop Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal....
14:00, 08/27/2019

Labor Department official reinstated after Bloomberg report on 'anti-Semitic' Facebook posts sparks backlash Trump Labor Department official Leif Olson was reinstated on Wednesday after a Bloomberg Law piece suggesting he had posted anti-Semitic comments on Facebook in 2016 triggered backlash and claims the reporter misrepresented his comments....
03:16, 09/05/2019

Federal agencies serve search warrants at Truth Aquatics, owner of California boat in Labor Day fire Federal agencies on Sunday served search warrants at the company that owned the Conception boat following a Labor Day fire that left 34 people dead.        ...
03:32, 09/09/2019

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.05pm BST Axios is reporting that Donald Trump is s...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
00:16, 06/06/2019

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa Transparency International and Afrobarometer have launched a new edition of the Global Corruption Barometer - Africa. It shows that most people think that corruption is increasing and governments are not doing enough....
11:00, 07/11/2019

S.Africa's Massmart swings to net loss in H1 South African retailer and wholesaler Massmart Holdings on Thursday posted a net loss in the first half of the year, dragged lower by softer-than-expected sales, margin weakness, higher expenses and foreign exchange losses....
00:00, 08/29/2019

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire c...
19:00, 08/31/2019

A fateful election for South Africa's ANC South Africa goes to the polls on May 8. The elections are gearing up to be a referendum on the ruling ANC party and whether it's done enough to rehabilitate its reputation for corruption and nepotism....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets to highlight opportunities – but sometimes trips don’t go to plan....
08:00, 05/20/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria into last 16 with win over Senegal • Group C: Senegal 0-1 Algeria• Group B: Madagascar 1-0 BurundiYoucef Belaïli fired Algeria into the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations with the only goal of a bad-tempered 1-0 victory over Senegal in Cairo.There was particular frustration for Sadi...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you shouldn't miss....
06:00, 05/17/2019

South Africa's ANC moves toward victory The ruling ANC has won the election with most of the votes counted, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party wane....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Opioids in Africa: cheap and accessible Cheap painkillers are the new drugs for the people. On the African continent, more and more people are becoming addicted and the illicit trade in pharmaceuticals is on the rise....
05:16, 06/26/2019

South Africa's ANC wins reelection The ruling ANC has won South Africa's general election, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party wane....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Africa's road to free trade Thursday sees the creation of the world's largest free trade zone, the AfCFTA. Over 20 African nations are joining an association that in the final analysis will be modeled on the European Union's single market....
03:48, 05/29/2019

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere Else on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire c...
11:00, 08/31/2019

How democracy benefits Africa’s debt In Africa, the more democratic a country is, the higher its Euromoney Country Risk score, but as the continent’s ECR grade stalls, African countries are diverging – politically and economically....
09:48, 09/18/2019

In South Africa, the Election That Changed Everything When voters go the polls on Wednesday, it will cap a quarter century of transformation that began when a white-minority regime realized its time was past....
00:48, 05/08/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
10:48, 05/23/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in years ahead. Sub-Saharan Africa faces the opposite situation: Its population has more than doubled in t...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Toyota, other automakers expand in Africa Faced with stagnant sales in developed economies, automakers including Toyota, Volkswagen, BMW, and Nissan are seeking to break into Africa, considered one of the world's last untapped markets for new cars....
06:00, 08/30/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
13:32, 06/30/2019

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
20:00, 07/18/2019

A Heavily Pregnant Migrant Crossed the U.S. Border Experiencing Contractions. American Doctors Stopped Her Labor, Then Sent Her Back to Mexico (MATAMOROS, Mexico) — Eight-and-a-half-months pregnant and experiencing contractions, an El Salvadoran woman crossed the Rio Grande — only to be apprehended by Border Patrol. She was not allowed to stay. Agents took her to the hospital, w...
01:48, 09/07/2019