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Covid caused huge shortages in US labor market, study shows

At least 500,000 people have permanently disappeared from the workforce, analysis says Research into the lingering effects of Covid-19 on the US workforce has confirmed…

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Texas judge rules employers not required to cover HIV prevention drugs

Federal judge says employers don’t need to cover PrEP drugs if it violates companies’ religious beliefs A federal judge in Texas has ruled that employers…

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Farmers pushing for immigration reform to counter labor shortages and escalating food prices

Farmers across the U.S. are joining a push for national immigration reform that they say could ease labor shortages and lower food prices as surging…

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Trader Joe’s broke labor laws in effort to stop stores unionizing, workers say

Situation is notable as the company has cultivated a liberal brand ethos and anti-union moves are likely to dent that public image Workers at Trader…

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Lufthansa cancels 800 flights as pilots strike over better pay

Pilots of Germany’s biggest carrier stage a one-day strike over pay, affecting more than 100,000 passengers. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/9/2/lufthansa-cancels-800-flights-as-pilots-strike-over-better-pay Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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California approves landmark bill to give fast-food workers more power

New fast-food council will give half a million employees more power and protections, over objections of restaurant owners California lawmakers approved a nation-leading measure that…

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Long Covid is keeping 2-4 million Americans out of workforce, report says

About 16 million working-age Americans have long-term Covid, according to a Brookings Institution report About 16 million working-age Americans have long-term Covid and 2-4 million…

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Jamaican farmworkers decry ‘seismic-level exploitation’ in Canada

Temporary foreign workers renew calls for Canada to grant them permanent residency amid fresh abuse allegations. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/24/jamaican-farmworkers-decry-seismic-level-exploitation-in-canada Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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U.S. employers added 528,000 jobs; unemployment falls to 3.5%

America’s hiring boom continued last month as employers added a surprising 528,000 jobs despite raging inflation and rising anxiety about a recession. July’s hiring was…

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Uber bookings hit all-time high in last three months as workers returned to offices

Passengers took 1.87bn trips during the spring and early summer, company says, a 24% increase compared with same time last year Uber’s bookings hit an…

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Oil Companies Are Making Record Profits—but Not More Jobs

Five major oil and gas companies are set to release their Q2 earnings reports on Thursday and Friday. The numbers are already astronomical: Shell announced…

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Lufthansa cancels over 1,000 flights due to ground staff walkout

Germany’s flagship carrier’s cancellation of flights in Frankfurt and Munich affects more than 130,000 passengers. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/26/lufthansa-cancels-over-1000-flights-due-to-ground-staff-walkout Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Ford is reportedly planning to cut 8,000 jobs to help fund its EV plans

Ford is reportedly planning to cut up to 8,000 jobs over the coming weeks in an effort to fund its plans to build EVs, according…

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The US Government is inspecting Amazon warehouses over ‘potential worker safety hazards’

Amazon warehouses in New York City and elsewhere are being investigated by federal prosecutors and the US Department of Labor over unsafe workplace conditions, ABC…

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Staff to 8 House Dems become first to file for union recognition

This is the largest expansion of workers’ rights for Capitol Hill employees in almost 30 years. Source: https://www.politico.com/minutes/congress/07-18-2022/house-unionization/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Colorado regulators won’t sanction job-seekers with out-of-state marijuana convictions, Polis orders

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday vowed by executive order that Colorado will not hold out-of-state convictions for most marijuana-related offenses against people applying for professional…

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States get creative to ease labor shortage

Michigan is now the second state after Maine where 17-year-olds can serve alcohol. Why it matters: States are taking drastic measures to fill the gaping…

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Google tells workers they can relocate ‘without justification’ following Supreme Court decision

Google will allow employees to move between states in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. In an email obtained by…

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The city of Austin raises minimum wage for city employees to $22

The conversation around raising the minimum wage has intensified over the last decade. With the dollar’s purchasing power shrinking every year, millions of Americans are…

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Starbucks is reportedly threatening trans healthcare benefits to prevent union organizing

Happy Pride month everybody! Bloomberg just reported that Starbucks’ latest union-busting efforts include an explicit threat to the healthcare benefits of trans employee, in order…

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What workers really want: raises that beat inflation

You might have heard that nowadays workers want flexibility or jobs with a sense of purpose. But with inflation on the rise, something far more…

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Airlines cancel hundreds of flights before summer travel season because of pilot shortage

Faced with staffing shortages, airlines are canceling thousands of flights heading into the busy summer travel season. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/airlines-pilot-shortage-flight-cancellations-summer-travel-rcna32613 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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