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The Majority of Amazon’s Bessemer Workers Cast Ballots, Results of the Union Election Are on Their Way

Breaking from Alabama: We are this much closer to learning the results of the historic union election at Amazon’s Bessemer, AL warehouse. The Retail, Wholesale,…

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Pandemic fuels staggering teacher shortages across the U.S.

The pandemic has pushed teachers out of the workforce in droves, and many schools don’t have a strong safety net to fill the gaps as…

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California teachers demand free childcare upon return to classrooms

SACRAMENTO — California teachers are ready to go back to the classroom. But the state’s largest union has a new ask: free childcare for their…

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U.S. economy gains 916,000 jobs as vaccinations spur labor market recovery

“It actually seems like the economy can reopen because the pandemic is getting under control,” said one economist. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/u-s-economy-added-916-000-jobs-march-vaccinations-spur-n1262869 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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U.S. jobless claims rise to 719K as virus still forces layoffs

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 61,000 last week to 719,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs…

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Amazon Is Getting Sued for Failing to Give Warehouse Workers Meal and Rest Breaks

It’s well documented that some Amazon employees work in grueling, physically taxing, and unsafe conditions. In fact, a former Amazon warehouse employee in California has…

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IT Governance: Your Must-Have Policies

Policies and procedures aren’t captivating, but they are critical to maintaining your security through the correct use of your systems. Here are the must-have policies…

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Florida school district fires teacher for medical marijuana use

A Florida school district fired a teacher after learning she had been using medical marijuana prescribed by a doctor.Allison Enright, who was a teacher at…

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U.S. jobless claims fall to 684,000, fewest since pandemic

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 684,000, the fewest since the pandemic erupted a year ago and a sign…

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Man’s final paycheck comes in form of 91,500 oil-covered pennies dumped in his driveway

Andreas Flaten of Georgia said his former employer gave him his final wages by dumping $915 worth of greasy pennies in his driveway. Flaten had…

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A lockdown silver lining for workers with disabilities

The pandemic normalized working from home, and that could open doors for America’s workers with disabilities. The big picture: All sorts of hurdles — like…

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Texas state lawmaker introduces bill to set minimum teacher salary at $70K

A Texas state lawmaker introduced a bill setting the minimum salary for teachers at $70,000 per year, saying “instead of just calling teachers ‘heroes,’ let’s…

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House passes labor overhaul, pitting unions against the filibuster

The House passed Democrats’ wide-ranging overhaul of labor laws Tuesday, inching President Joe Biden closer to fulfilling a campaign promise and coinciding with Amazon workers’…

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Once ‘essential,’ grocery workers now feel ‘expendable’

“We have to feed ourselves and pay rent. So we don’t get tested, and we pretend everything is OK,” one grocery worker said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/once-categorized-essential-grocery-workers-say-they-now-feel-expendable-n1259646…

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‘The forgotten ones’: Domestic workers fight to be included in the Covid recovery

“The numbers speak for themselves, but behind every number is a person,” said one advocate. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/forgotten-ones-domestic-workers-fight-be-included-covid-recovery-n1259036 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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U.S. adds a strong 379,000 jobs in hopeful sign for economy

U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October and a sign that the economy is strengthening as confirmed viral cases…

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Basic income payments increased full-time employment in California study

An effort by a California city to provide basic income payments to some 125 residents ended last month with officials recording rising levels of full-time employment…

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Biden Warns Amazon to Stop Intimidating Warehouse Workers Ahead of Union Vote

Joe Biden has effectively endorsed ongoing unionization efforts at an Amazon facility in the state of Alabama and warned the e-commerce giant that its efforts…

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“We knew T-Mobile couldn’t be trusted,” union says after 5,000 job cuts

Enlarge / A T-Mobile logo at a store in New York on April 30, 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) T-Mobile has cut at least…

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New York City’s arts and culture jobs dropped by 66 percent last year

New York City lost two-thirds of its cultural and entertainment jobs in the past year amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from…

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Senate Democrats make final pitch for including minimum wage hike in coronavirus bill

Senate Democrats made their final pitch on Wednesday to the official who will decide whether language to increase the minimum wage can be included in…

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