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BJP Workers Lathicharged, Cops Use Water Cannons During Kolkata Protest

The workers of the BJP clashed with the police in Kolkata today as the party tried to hold a protest march to Lalbazar -- the state police headquarte...

BJP Workers Lathicharged, Cops Use Water Cannons During Kolkata Protest

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Hong Kong Protests: Police Use Water Cannons Against Demonstrators Thousands of people protested across Hong Kong amid a debate in the city’s Legislative Council on a contentious bill that would permit extradition to mainland China....
05:17 2019-06-12

Riot police fire rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons to drive away protesters in Georgia Riot police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons to drive away hundreds of protesters early today after they tried to storm the Tbilisi parliament....
03:17 2019-06-22

"Forced To Deliver Beef And Pork": Zomato Riders Protest In Kolkata Zomato employees in Kolkata today refused to deliver food containing either beef or pork and said they planned to go on an indefinite strike, starting Monday...
22:34 2019-08-11

GOP lawmakers want water attacks against cops to be a felony A pair of GOP legislators ripped Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday over the recent burst of water attacks on cops as they proposed a law that would make such drenchings a felony. Assemblymen Mike LiPe...
00:00 2019-08-01

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sales promotion....
17:17 2019-07-15

Amazon Prime Day means protest for workers in Minnesota One-hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
05:00 2019-07-17

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (M...
06:17 2019-05-23

Amazon workers are reportedly planning a Prime Day protest Amazon employees in Minnesota are reportedly planning a strike on Prime Day this year, as the company is promoting its faster delivery options but not giving its workers enough credit, they say....
18:00 2019-07-08

For Amazon workers in Minnesota, Prime Day means protest One hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
16:51 2019-07-15

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
04:51 2019-06-21

Universal water park closes early, workers taken to hospital ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Volcano Bay water park at Universal Orlando Resort closed early Sunday and at least four workers were taken to hospitals for what theme park officials say were “technica...
21:34 2019-06-03

Cops seek another suspect in Harlem water dousing Cops want to question a 21-year-old in connection with one of the viral water bucket incidents that caused outrage among officers and politicians, authorities said Tuesday. Darnell Hilliard, also know...
06:00 2019-08-07

Cops ID one of the NYPD water throwers, say he’s a gang member Cops have identified one of the punks who was caught on video dousing uniformed NYPD officers with buckets of water as they attempted to make arrests over the weekend, according to police sources. The...
04:17 2019-07-24

‘Total anarchy’: NYPD cops get drenched by buckets of water Stunning videos posted online Monday show uniformed NYPD cops getting drenched with buckets of water by brazen young men in Harlem and Brooklyn, law-enforcement sources told The Post. One clip even sh...
22:34 2019-07-22

NYPD chief vows to arrest those who dumped water on cops The punks who soaked uniformed cops with buckets of water in Brooklyn and Manhattan will be arrested and face justice, the NYPD’s Chief of Department vowed on Tuesday. “Our detectives — an...
19:34 2019-07-23

Woman drowns in water off Fire Island during storm: cops A woman drowned in the waters off of Fire Island Sunday as violent storms tore across Long Island, police said. Suffolk County Police said a passerby spotted the woman in the water near the Seaview Ma...
06:51 2019-07-01

Barr rips ‘prancing punks’ who doused cops with water Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday denounced the “prancing punks” who doused NYPD cops with water during a speech in which he condemned those who disrespect cops. “We were all nauseated by the spect...
21:00 2019-08-12

Video emerges of third water-bucket attack on NYPD cops Video emerged Wednesday of a third water-bucket dousing of uniformed NYPD cops, this time in the Bronx. The minute-long clip begins with about a dozen young men and women — one leading a pre-teen girl...
23:34 2019-07-24

NYPD union rips lawmakers after cops doused with water In the wake of recently circulated videos showing uniformed NYPD officers being drenched with water while on the job, an NYPD union boss is slamming lawmakers and their “criminal protection agen...
22:00 2019-07-24

Multiple suspects in custody for dousing NYPD cops with water The NYPD has busted three men, including a reputed Crips gang member on probation, in connection with the caught-on-video water-dousing of cops in Harlem and Brooklyn, law enforcement sources told The...
22:00 2019-07-24

Kamala Harris visits Las Vegas McDonald's to protest with workers The Democrat running for president visited a Las Vegas McDonald's Friday afternoon to push for a $15 minimum wage.        ...
10:00 2019-06-15

Shipyard That Built Titanic Headed To Insolvency Amid Workers' Protest The iconic Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff, which built the Titanic, went into administration on Monday as its workers vowed to continue a week-long occupation of the site....
09:17 2019-08-06

Giuliani, de Blasio feud on Twitter over water-bucket ambushes on cops Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and current Big Apple leader Bill de Blasio got into a finger-pointing Twitter war Tuesday over a pair of brazen water-bucket attacks on uniformed NYPD officers. “This...
22:34 2019-07-23

Cops arrest man caught on video spraying traffic agents with water Police on Thursday busted the man caught on video tossing water on traffic cops in Queens, authorities announced. Steven Larosa, 35, was nabbed around 8 a.m. at his Cypress Hills home by the NYPD̵...
02:17 2019-08-02

Paris' Louvre museum reopens one day after workers walk out to protest overcrowding The museum, which houses the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, was shut down Tuesday after employees walked out to protest overcrowding.        ...
15:51 2019-05-29

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
21:01 2019-06-27

Florida women assaulted Burger King workers for not giving them free fries: cops They do say “have it your way.” A career criminal and her girlfriend allegedly attacked two Burger King employees in Miami for refusing to give them free French fries, according to the Mia...
00:51 2019-05-30

NY bill to make water attacks on cops a felony faces Democratic opposition A Republican bill that would increase penalties for throwing water on cops, after a series of incidents in which members of New York’s Finest were doused by bucket-wielding mobs, is facing some initia...
22:34 2019-08-08

NYPD issues memo over cops’ water-bucket dousing detailing possible charges Hours after disturbing videos surfaced of uniformed police officers getting blindsided by people hurling water at them, NYPD brass told cops they should not “tolerate” such behavior — and ...
19:34 2019-07-23

Cuomo slams NYPD cops over response to water dousing: ‘Disturbing and embarrassing’ Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD Monday for faulty training after police officers walked away from punks who doused them with buckets of water — making cops look “impo...
20:51 2019-08-05

Cops search lake where Jennifer Dulos’ kids were allegedly forced to water ski Divers were scouring the lake off Old Farms Road in Avon — a wealthy suburb of Hartford — while troopers with dogs searched through nearby woods, the Hartford Courant reported....
23:51 2019-06-12

Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity Light Rocket / Getty Images Sex workers, artists, and porn stars planned to protest outside of Instagram's Menlo Park HQ and New York City office on Wednesday in opposition of what they say are often...
23:34 2019-06-19

So, Salmon Cannons Are A Thing A viral video’s been making the rounds this week of what looks like some kind of pneumatic tube coaster/aquatic Uber service to help transport fish to wherever the hell fish need to go. It’s an invent...
02:00 2019-08-12

Fish Cannons, Koi Herpes and Other Tools to Combat Invasive Carp Researchers are experimenting with a Rube Goldberg-esque mix of tactics to control hearty, nonnative swimmers that re-engineer nutrient-rich Midwest waters....
18:34 2019-06-04

Giant system of snow cannons could stabilize West Antarctic ice sheet Scientists in Germany and the United States are considering a bold plan to pump millions of gallons of seawater into to a system of snow cannons installed across West Antarctica in order to save its i...
22:51 2019-07-20

In Kolkata, Battle Between 2 Mayors Over Dinner With BJP Leader In Kolkata, the ruling Trinamool Congress has been hit by a curious siege within. The Mayor of Kolkata has called the Mayor of Salt Lake - a township adjoining Kolkata - a "Mir Jaffar", or betrayer,.....
20:00 2019-07-08

Cocktail of the week: Little Kolkata’s Golap Martini The flavours of India sing in this aperitif made with familiar vodka and cranberry, but fragranced with lychee and rose waterThis light, fragrant and super-refreshing drink makes the most of rose in t...
21:17 2019-08-02

CBI Summons Ex-Kolkata Top Cop, Arrest Likely Today: Sources Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar could be arrested tomorrow if he appears for questioning by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Saradha chit fund scam tomorrow, sources told NDTV....
00:00 2019-05-27

CBI Alerts Airports To Stop Ex-Kolkata Top Cop From Flying Abroad Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar should not be allowed to leave the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has said in a lookout notice to airports and ports in connection with......
16:17 2019-05-26

Kolkata College To Get New Vidyasagar Bust, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said a new bust of social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar will be installed at the Vidyasagar College in place of the old one, which was......
01:51 2019-06-04

Posters With Amartya Sen's Remarks On "Jai Shri Ram" Slogan In Kolkata Billboards with photographs of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen that has his remarks on 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan have appeared on key Kolkata street intersections....
13:51 2019-07-12

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Moves Court, Seeks Cancellation Of CBI Notice Former West Bengal police chief Rajeev Kumar today moved the Calcutta High Court, seeking cancellation of the CBI notice served to him over alleged suppression of facts in the Saradha chit fund scam.....
15:17 2019-05-30

Ex-Kolkata Mayor, Who Joined BJP, Seeks Police Protection Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who recently joined the BJP, wrote to Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday requesting him to deploy security personnel to "avert any untoward......
19:00 2019-08-18

'Cops on me': NJ man accused of killing woman, her grandchild is nabbed after livestreaming getaway: cops New Jersey police caught a man Thursday who allegedly murdered a woman and her 4-year-old grandson after the suspect streamed his getaway live on Facebook, according to a report....
12:34 2019-06-21

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
09:00 2019-07-19

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-r...
16:17 2019-07-04

"Will Liberate West Bengal Again": Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Six days after he quit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and joined the BJP, Sovan Chatterjee called for a second liberation of the state....
22:34 2019-08-20

Kolkata Policeman Suspended After Ex-Miss India Alleges Harassment The sub-inspector of a Kolkata police station was suspended and two other policemen show caused after former Miss India Ushoshi Sengupta alleged inefficiency of the police after she was harassed and.....
22:51 2019-06-19

Teen Shot Dead In Clashes Near Kolkata, Hours Before Top Cop's Arrival A 17-year-old boy was shot dead and four were injured in West Bengal's Bhatpara, just north of Kolkata, in clashes between unidentified people on Thursday morning....
11:34 2019-06-20

SpiceJet Technician Dies In 'Freak Accident' At Kolkata Airport A SpiceJet technician died today in a freak accident while carrying out regular maintenance work on an aircraft at Kolkata airport, officials said. The incident happened at around 1:45 am....
07:51 2019-07-10

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Skips CBI Summons In Chit Fund Case, Says On Leave Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar did not appear for questioning byCBI officials in Kolkata today despite a summon sent to him on Sunday night in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam,......
14:17 2019-05-27

Boil water advisory issued for Lake Louise after water main break over weekend The Lake Louise Fire Department told people to boil water for a minimum of two minutes before drinking, brushing teeth, washing fruits and vegetables, and doing dishes....
16:00 2019-08-20

Fluoridated water during pregnancy may be hurting kids' brains. You still don't need to start drinking bottled water. Shutterstock A new study suggests that mothers who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy (which shows up in their urine) may be giving birth to kids who have slightly lower IQs. The finding held t...
09:34 2019-08-22

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without...
12:00 2019-07-23

Fort Lauderdale temporarily restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
00:34 2019-07-19

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with ...
05:51 2019-06-22

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with ...
04:34 2019-08-17

Kolkata Man Sends Legal Notice To Producers Of Film On 'Gumnami Baba' A day after the teaser release of acclaimed Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji's latest venture 'Gumnaami', based on the recluse 'Gumnami Baba', who many believed was the freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra...
20:34 2019-08-16

Probe Agency Attaches Rs 200 Crore Assets Of Kolkata-Based Firm The Enforcement Directorate today said it has attached assets worth Rs 200 crore of a Kolkata-based company under the anti-money laundering law for allegedly perpetrating a multi-crore ponzi scam that...
20:34 2019-07-18

Princess Diana Wanted To Help AIDS Patients In Kolkata, Reveals New Book Princess Diana in 1997 had expressed her desire to accommodate a small number of AIDS patients in Kolkata after Mother Teresa talked about it, reveals a new book on LM Singhvi, India's longest-serving...
05:34 2019-08-19

After Clash At BJP's Kolkata Rally, Governor Plans Round-Table: 10 Points Kolkata witnessed an unprecedented pitched battle between the BJP workers and the police today as the party attempted to hold a rally to Lalbazar, the state police headquarters in the heart of the......
16:17 2019-06-12

2 Dead In Violence Near Kolkata, BJP Plans Report To Amit Shah: 10 Points Violence flared up in Bengal again, in which two persons died and three were injured today. The location was Bhatpara, barely 30 km from Kolkata, which saw massive violence during the recent Lok Sabha...
14:17 2019-06-20

"Embarrassed": Prominent Kolkata Muslims' Open Letter To Mamata Banerjee In the wake of the attack on doctors and harassment of model Ushoshi Sengupta by some members of their community, a group of prominent Muslims has written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asking for....
11:34 2019-06-20

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
17:17 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
05:51 2019-06-12

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number o...
13:34 2019-06-03

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in security force’s attack on protest camp has risen to over 30 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in security force’s attack on protest camp has risen to over 30. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number ...
21:34 2019-06-03

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: Tens of thousands join protests as debate ...
05:34 2019-06-12

Eyes On State Polls, Mamata Banerjee To Kick Off Mega Kolkata Rally Today The Trinamool Congress is all set to hold an annual show of strength today with a mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to kick offpoll campaign for the.....
06:51 2019-07-21

At Kolkata Rally, Mamata Banerjee Pits Black Money Against Cut Money Mamata Banerjee today launched her fightback for Bengal with a mega rally in Kolkata -- her first since Trinamool's 12-seat setback for in the Lok Sabha elections and BJP's 16-seat inroad....
21:17 2019-07-21

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-cycle component to what workers want from their job...
18:51 2019-07-16

Workers' Pay Gains Level Off Compensation gains for U.S. workers continued to outpace inflation in the second quarter, but those increases leveled off. Economists’ have offered wide-ranging theories for why wages haven’t accelera...
13:51 2019-08-01

How do I ask my chatty co-workers to shut up? I work in a large office with the dreaded open-seating plan. Several co-workers regularly eat lunch at their desks and socialize as though they’re at a restaurant. The noise levels, personal conversat...
01:34 2019-08-19

Getting the oil out of water Oil and water are famously reluctant to mix fully together. But separating them completely — for example, when cleaning up an oil spill or purifying water contaminated through fracking — is a devilish...
06:51 2019-06-10

A new way to mix oil and water The reluctance of oil and water to mix together and stay that way is so well-known that it has become a cliché for describing any two things that do not go together well. Now, a new finding from resea...
13:00 2019-06-21

American workers willing to take less money for more time off Some American employees are willing to take less money if it means unlimited vacation. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm examines what that actually means.       ...
13:00 2019-08-06

These workers are saving the maximum in their 401(k) plans A handful of lucky taxpayers were able to make the maximum contribution to their retirement plans in 2016, according to the IRS. Here's what you should know about ramping up savings....
16:34 2019-08-01

1 in 3 workers would take a pay cut for unlimited time off: survey One in three workers would give up some of their pay in exchange for unlimited vacation, according to a survey from Allianz Global Assistance. But unlimited vacation might not be all it's cracked...
01:51 2019-08-06

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7 percent was roughly $800,000. Pay f...
00:51 2019-05-25

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK (AP) — Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% last year, widening the gap between chief executives and their workers, whose pay did not rise as quickly. Chief executives at S&P...
19:17 2019-05-24

Workers who switch jobs make 5% more than they did before Some people switch jobs for different lifestyles. Some move to change careers. Regardless of the reason, it can often lead to more money.       ...
00:00 2019-08-01

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
21:51 2019-07-22

DoorDash to Workers: We'll Screw You Over to Your Face Now Back in March, following criticism over its wage model, DoorDash co-founder and CEO Tony Xu wrote in an internal letter that the company would be conducting surveys and roundtables with its workers ab...
06:17 2019-06-28

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Just 16% of these workers say they're "very sati...
15:51 2019-07-16

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues....
03:01 2019-07-16

ICE Detains About 680 Workers in Mississippi Raids Trump immigration authorities detained about 680 people in Mississippi on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials. Nearly 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swept seven different...
11:34 2019-08-08

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on ...
02:51 2019-07-20

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerc...
18:00 2019-07-12

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing for...
20:51 2019-06-15

Huawei's U.S. research arm laying off workers The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees....
19:51 2019-07-22

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to ...
12:34 2019-06-07

VAR Is Turning Everyone Into Cops The opening weekend of the Premier League season was in some ways bittersweet—the sweetness provided by the return of the best league in the world, the bitterness from the sad end of England’s noble r...
01:00 2019-08-13

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the Unit...
10:00 2019-06-15

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were release...
03:00 2019-08-09

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
13:17 2019-06-13

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid le...
10:34 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on F...
00:51 2019-07-20

KYTC Workers Compete In Roadeo Event LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky Transportation Cabinet workers put their skills to the test Wednesday in an Olympics style competition. Workers from counties across district seven gathered in ...
01:00 2019-05-30

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign au...
06:00 2019-06-15

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to...
08:51 2019-06-15

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
13:51 2019-06-19

People don’t want to see workers replaced by a robot—themselves excepted Enlarge / Robots are everywhere. (credit: NBC Universal) There has been extensive public discussion of how automation may fundamentally change the job market, eliminating so many positions that some...
06:34 2019-08-08

Lowe's Lays Off Thousands of Store Workers Lowe’s told thousands of store workers this week that their jobs were being eliminated as the company outsources tasks such as assembling barbecue grills and janitorial services....
09:00 2019-08-02

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous w...
15:17 2019-06-11

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrated that she is completely out of touch with them and...
21:01 2019-06-27

Horror stories mount about delivery workers Cindy Orozco didn’t expect to be punched in the head by a delivery worker when she arrived at her job at Good Pizza in Los Angeles last March. The blow came from an enraged food delivery worker who st...
12:51 2019-07-22

Ethnic minorities paid 3.8% less than white workers Ethnic minority workers in the UK earned on average 3.8% less than white workers last year, according to the first analysis of its kind by the Office for National Statistics (ONS)....
22:34 2019-07-09

Virginia Beach shooting victims were more than just co-workers Virginia Beach Public Works spokesman Drew Lankford shares memories of victims in the municipal center shooting, many whom he called friends.        ...
17:51 2019-06-03

Amazon investing $700M to 'upskill' 100,000 workers Retail giant Amazon has said it will invest $700 million to train new workers for jobs like data mapping scientists, solutions architect, security engineer and business analyst -- a plan to "upskill" ...
00:51 2019-07-13

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot ha...
01:51 2019-07-10

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
00:51 2019-07-20

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it nee...
23:51 2019-07-12

Auto workers want bigger slice of profits Contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and Detroit’s three automakers are kicking off with the union taking a far less conciliatory stance than past years (July 15)   &#...
21:51 2019-07-15

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made by a new coalition of business leaders and univers...
03:17 2019-07-18

Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the co...
22:17 2019-07-22

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees in May Unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees fell to the lowest rate on record in May, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday....
23:34 2019-06-07

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide wi...
20:17 2019-07-08

Erika Lust: #MeToo left sex workers behind For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. There’s no questi...
20:34 2019-07-08

Pair of robbers posing as NYCHA workers rob man of $2.5K Two robbers posing as city housing workers stole $2,500 from a man in a housing complex on the West side of Manhattan Wednesday afternoon, cops said. The men, wearing blue New York City Housing Author...
00:00 2019-08-01

Sex workers push to legalize prostitution in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill was annou...
21:01 2019-06-10

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
00:17 2019-07-02

DoorDash CEO announces that now your tips will go to delivery workers Earlier this year, news reports exposed that not only did DoorDash (and others, like Instacart) sometimes lower its payout to delivery workers when customers tipped, its payment system didn't mak...
13:51 2019-07-24

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
08:51 2019-07-24

Logistics Recruiters Cast a Virtual Net for Workers Some logistics companies looking for workers in a tight U.S. job market are casting a virtual net, using a technique called geofencing to target people as they drive by sites or even park their cars i...
18:17 2019-07-02

An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's what you should know....
16:51 2019-06-08

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — an...
20:00 2019-07-08

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
20:00 2019-07-17

Millennial workers more likely to use unsecured collaboration apps Collaborating at work has never been easier thanks to the slew of collaboration tools that have become commonplace in organizations worldwide but new research has revealed that millennials are 1.5-tim...
06:34 2019-08-15

Heat takes down more UPS workers during hottest summer ever July was officially the hottest month on record, and in the scorching sun, UPS workers have convulsed, fainted and landed in the emergency room with heat-induced kidney failure, interviews and medical...
20:34 2019-08-22

U.S. Steel plans to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan United States Steel Corp will temporarily lay off hundreds of workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing the steelmaker made with the State of Michigan....
00:00 2019-08-20

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categorize workers as independent contractors, rather than ...
13:00 2019-08-16

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
00:17 2019-05-23

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that todayȁ...
18:00 2019-05-22

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments...
15:00 2019-05-21

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as act...
21:00 2019-08-16

Watch for High Water It’s been a wild week in weather thanks to a series of low-pressure systems working through the region. One is “cut-off” from the jet stream and will be slow-moving, meaning we have a few more days of...
12:51 2019-06-08

What did Huawei do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with th...
02:51 2019-05-22

What's the Best Everyday Water Bottle? You’re probably not drinking enough water day-to-day, and the easiest way to to fix that is to find a water bottle that you really like, and keep sipping from it all day long. A good everyday water bo...
23:34 2019-05-28

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.        ...
15:17 2019-06-18

U.S. Stocks Tread Water U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses Monday as investors weighed second-quarter earnings from Citigroup and looked ahead to results from other large banks....
20:17 2019-07-15

There is water just under the surface of the moon that we could use When there’s a meteor shower on the moon, the impacts cause puffs of water, which means that it’ll be simple for us to get that water to use for exploration...
15:17 2019-05-21

What to know about gargling with salt water Salt water gargles are a cheap, easy, and natural alternative to medicated mouthwashes. Gargling with salt water can help clean the mouth and ease symptoms of sore throats, mouth sores, allergies, and...
17:17 2019-05-22

Scooters are being thrown into water for fun In Marseille, scooters are being thrown into the water by the dozen. An environmentally harmful practice that is causing headaches for authorities.       ...
22:17 2019-07-22

Sharpedo Can Shoot Water Out Of Its Ass At 75 MPH Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Sh...
02:34 2019-08-04

What did Huawei actually do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with th...
16:17 2019-05-21

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged California legislators to keep the Southern California track open after the deaths of 29 horses since December  &...
00:34 2019-06-21

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades....
03:34 2019-06-11

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMay and June are the low season in Sri Lanka, but thi...
16:17 2019-07-19

Accenture Retrains Its Workers as Technology Upends Their Jobs The consulting firm, an adviser on automation, has promised to retrain nearly every worker at risk of losing a job to technology, at a cost of nearly $1 billion a year....
03:00 2019-06-24

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers...
23:00 2019-08-17

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
10:34 2019-07-20

UAW workers lament closing of GM's transmission plant in Mich. While workers lament the plant closing, GM said it will have opportunities for all displaced workers at the plant to transfer to other GM operations....
15:17 2019-08-01

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four civilian workers. The officials say Saturday&#...
23:17 2019-06-22

2 more duck boat workers indicted in sinking that killed 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people. The U.S. attorney’s o...
00:34 2019-06-21

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
13:00 2019-08-14

Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boed), the Norwegian...
07:17 2019-06-04

City workers donating big to Dem presidential hopefuls just not de Blasio City employees are donating in droves to Democratic presidential hopefuls — just not their boss. Nearly 3,000 municipal workers, including several in City Hall, have collectively coughed up more than ...
04:00 2019-08-19

BJP, Trinamool Workers Clash In Bengal Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chants Clashes broke out between the workers of the BJP and the Trinamool Congress allegedly over chanting of "Jai Shri Ram" at Gurap village in West Bengal's Hooghly district and one person was critically.....
20:01 2019-06-27

U.S. hiring cools; manufacturers reduce hours for workers U.S. job growth slowed in July and manufacturers slashed hours for workers, which together with an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China could give the Federal Reserve ammun...
17:17 2019-08-02

Apple suspends Siri recordings after workers overhear 'sex' Apple has suspended access to Siri recordings for contractors following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential and intimate encounters, including drug deals and people ...
17:00 2019-08-02

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley,...
08:51 2019-05-22

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisa...
19:34 2019-05-23

BJP Workers Celebrate After Party Gets 105 Votes In Floor Test The 14-month-old JDS-Congress coalition in Karnataka lost the trust vote on Tuesday weeks after its 16 legislators and two independent lawmakers withdrew their support....
09:00 2019-07-24

More employers are offering workers time to chill in summer A recent survey conducted by MetLife reveals that among emerging benefits such as wellness programs, paid sabbaticals or onsite free services, more time off ranks top of the wish list....
04:34 2019-07-01

DoorDash to Change Pay Model For Delivery Workers After Criticism DoorDash plans to change its compensation structure for delivery workers after facing criticism for applying customer tips toward workers’ guaranteed minimum payments....
17:34 2019-07-24

Brazil Will Give Workers Up to $8 Billion to Spur Growth President Jair Bolsonaro will allow Brazilians early access this year to as much as 30 billion reais in funds normally set aside for the unemployed in an effort to spur the country’s moribund economy....
00:51 2019-07-25

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleepi...
17:00 2019-06-10

New Jersey first in U.S. to mandate 'panic buttons' for hotel workers New Jersey became the first of the United States Tuesday to pass a law requiring hotels provide "panic buttons" that employees can activate in case of an emergency....
22:17 2019-06-11

Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says Affidavits unsealed in federal court after last week’s raids show that federal agents believe the companies “willfully and unlawfully” hired undocumented immigrants....
17:00 2019-08-16

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses....
10:17 2019-05-23

Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploratio...
07:51 2019-06-28

Burger King to Florida workers: Mopping tabletops is not OK JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Burger King is retraining workers in a Florida franchise after an employee was caught on video cleaning a table with a floor mop. Disgusted customer Katie Duran shared her vi...
17:00 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the co...
00:00 2019-07-23

3 workers dead, 18 injured in Cambodia building collapse A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday, killing three workers and injuring 18...
06:51 2019-06-22

Restaurants Sweeten Pay and Perks to Find Scarce Workers Restaurants are sweetening pay packages and adding perks like more scheduling flexibility to attract and retain workers in the tightest job market in decades....
02:51 2019-07-22

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad [Updated] This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as act...
01:34 2019-08-17

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
00:17 2019-06-12

Ocasio-Cortez goes back behind the bar in support of service workers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez returned to her roots slinging drinks in New York City on Friday — serving up cocktails in Queens in support of raising wages for service workers. The Democratic socialist pou...
07:01 2019-06-01

Here's how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additional factors for pay variation include franchises i...
22:34 2019-05-30

Nine in 10 workers miss this valuable retirement savings opportunity More companies are adding a Roth option to their 401(k) plans to let workers stash after-tax dollars for retirement. Financial advisors say this is a good way to maximize income and minimize your tax ...
18:17 2019-07-20

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1....
19:17 2019-06-28

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-08-15

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a gene...
02:17 2019-05-31

FT: Huawei cuts meetings with US, sends US workers home The Financial Times is reporting that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts and has sent home numerous U.S. employees working at its Chinese h...
14:00 2019-05-31

Heathrow Airport workers overwhelmingly reject pay offer Last ditch talks are to be held to try to avert a strike by thousands of workers at Heathrow Airport after they voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay offer....
19:17 2019-08-02

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's...
05:00 2019-06-15

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign au...
10:34 2019-06-15

Microsoft workers are listening to your Skype conversations: report Microsoft contractors have been listening to Skype calls — including personal conversations and even phone sex — made through the app’s translation function, according to a report We...
08:34 2019-08-08

This AI Software Is ‘Coaching’ Customer Service Workers. Soon It Could Be Bossing You Around, Too I’m on the phone with a startup executive roleplaying as a frustrated customer, and a note along with a speedometer icon appears on my computer screen: Speaking slowly — You are speaking s...
22:51 2019-07-08

5 Russian nuclear agency workers killed in blast Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
08:34 2019-08-11

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people s...
23:17 2019-07-11

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal officials said could be the largest worksite enforcement...
06:00 2019-08-08

Huawei’s founder just sent a desperate but brutal memo to workers When he was a younger man, Huawei’s billionaire founder Ren Zhengfei joined China’s People’s Liberation Army as an engineer, at one point heading out with the army for China’s ...
15:00 2019-08-21

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these...
02:00 2019-05-31

Disgruntled Amazon workers will wreak havoc during ‘Prime Day’ The ranks of disaffected Amazon workers are growing — and they’re planning to raise a ruckus during the e-tailing giant’s Prime Day sales event next week. On Friday, ex-Amazon workers said they’ll sta...
08:00 2019-07-13

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in...
07:17 2019-05-28

Hundreds of Migrant Workers Flee Kashmir Under Lockdown (JAMMU, India) — Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to return to their far-away villages in northern and eas...
12:00 2019-08-08

After Mass Shootings, Workers Plot Their Own 'What-If' Escape Plans Many workers and managers say talking through similar what-if scenarios has become water-cooler conversation this week after back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
16:00 2019-08-08

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
05:17 2019-06-15

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant -BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a federal government source....
01:17 2019-07-10

The Trump Organization Is Reportedly Still Employing Undocumented Workers The Trump Organization is still employing undocumented workers through its proprietary construction team despite its vowed crackdown on employing undocumented people people earlier this year, Trump co...
21:00 2019-08-09

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant: BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a federal government source....
01:00 2019-07-10

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The federal law prohibits dis...
11:34 2019-08-24

|Cosatuhailsdemeritsystem:Roaddeathsa'massivedrain'oneconomy,workers'pockets The Congress of South African Trade Unions has hit back at critics of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act, saying it is both a "progressive" and "draconian" move to ...
00:00 2019-08-21

Elizabeth Warren says she's 'proud' her campaign workers unionized "Every worker who wants to join a union, bargain collectively, & make their voice heard should have a chance to do so," Warren wrote in a post on Twitter....
18:51 2019-06-06

Workers to dismantle crumbling 'sarcophagus' at Chernobyl by 2023 The hastily constructed "sarcophagus" originally built to prevent radiation leaking from the destroyed reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station is crumbling and will be torn down within four yea...
00:34 2019-08-10

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
18:34 2019-07-11

After El Paso Shooting, Workers Plot Their Own 'What-If' Escape Plans Many workers and managers say talking through similar what-if scenarios has become water-cooler conversation this week after back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
21:00 2019-08-08

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, labour union Verdi said....
04:00 2019-07-15

AI at work: Machines are training human workers to be more compassionate AI-powered software Cogito aims to improve customer service agents' emotional intelligence. Basically, the computer helps them to be more human.       ...
17:34 2019-08-23

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing restructuring efforts to better position GM for th...
19:51 2019-07-16

MTA wants to eliminate double-time pay for LIRR workers: report The MTA is proposing nixing double-time pay for Long Island Rail Road workers and cracking down on sick leave as it renegotiates their contract amid probes into overtime abuse, according to a report S...
20:51 2019-08-05

64% back Dunkin's war on stores hiring illegal workers A majority of voters, Republicans and Democrats, back efforts by world famous doughnut maker Dunkin' to take back stores from franchisees who refuse to use the E-Verify system to make sure workers are...
08:51 2019-07-13

Amsterdam: Male sex workers occupy red light district Traditionally home to female and transgender prostitutes, activists hope the neighborhood's famous windows can be opened up to all sex workers. The equality campaign is part of Amsterdam's Gay Pride f...
14:00 2019-08-03

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management Workers report threats, intimidation, and anti-union sentiments from management, a Guardian investigation revealsEvette Avery worked part-time as a gate agent at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia, fo...
09:34 2019-06-12

Whole Foods workers say conditions declined after Amazon takeover Employees described increasing pressure to push Amazon Prime deals and memberships, understaffing and increased workloadsSince being bought by Amazon two years ago, employees at Whole Foods say their ...
11:51 2019-07-16

Tesla workers say they used electrical tape in Model 3 production Tesla may have broken its own records, manufacturing 72,531 Model 3 sedans in the three months that ended June 30th. But employees say in the push to ramp up Model 3 production, they were forced to cu...
16:51 2019-07-16

60 Prominent TDP Leaders, Several Party Workers Join BJP In Telangana Around 60 prominent national, state and district level leaders of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) along with thousands of party workers joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday in Hyderabad in.....
05:34 2019-08-19

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least ...
01:17 2019-07-16

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading...
15:00 2019-06-12

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amaz...
21:51 2019-07-15

UK immigration falls to five-year low as influx of EU workers slows Long-term immigration to Britain dropped to a five-year low last year as the net inflow of European Union migrants fell to its lowest in almost a decade, extending a decline seen since Britain voted t...
18:34 2019-05-24

U.S. economy is adding plenty of jobs, but not hours for workers The U.S. economy is adding lots of jobs, but a drop in the number of hours at work points to a dimmer outlook for economic growth as businesses brace for an escalating trade war with China....
21:17 2019-08-02

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
06:00 2019-06-17

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
19:34 2019-05-21

Boeing to hire 'few hundred' workers to support grounded 737 MAX Boeing needs a “few hundred” temporary employees to help oversee its grounded fleet of 737 MAX jets as the company works to return the planes to the skies....
01:00 2019-08-22

Workers prepared to quit over badly-designed offices New research from Dell has revealed that UK businesses are putting productivity at risk with poor workplace design.Although common complaints like office temperature, noisy colleagues and unnecessary ...
12:17 2019-07-04

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already employed facing discrimination and mockery, according to...
21:34 2019-08-19

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days...
21:51 2019-07-15

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
03:34 2019-06-07

Drugged-out mom locked son in hot car as punishment: cops A drugged-out Utah mom deliberately locked her young son in a hot car as “punishment” for him misbehaving, according to cops. Jesica Lee Brown, 28, was busted in Draper on Monday night fol...
17:17 2019-07-09

Man stabbed near Penn Station: cops A man is expected to survive after being stabbed near Penn Station Sunday morning, cops said. The incident happened just before 10 a.m. at the intersection of West 31st Street and 8th Avenue and his a...
19:34 2019-06-02

Cops looking for suspect in death of cab driver hit by own car Police are looking for the man who robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and cause himself to be run over and killed by his own car. The suspect was cau...
09:17 2019-07-16

Mom left baby to die in scorching car while she took a nap: cops A 3-month-old Kansas girl died after hours inside a sweltering car while her mother was home napping, according to reports — marking the 11th tragedy of its kind this year. The 44-year-old mom returne...
23:17 2019-06-12

Two cops from New Jersey department charged with DUI on same day Two cops from the same New Jersey police department were busted separately for drunk driving on the same day, according to a new report. Gloucester Township police officer Steven Lenker, 29, allegedly...
11:34 2019-08-22

Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash: cops A New Jersey man was killed in Brooklyn early Thursday when he lost control of his motorcycle and fell onto the road, where he was struck by a hit-and-run car, police said. Daniel Costa, 37, was speed...
23:17 2019-07-04

Man found shot to death in SUV: cops Police found a man dead in the driver’s seat of his SUV early Sunday morning. Dante Ryer, 26, was discovered with a gunshot to the head in his Nissan Pathfinder in front of 6 East 132nd Street i...
04:00 2019-07-15

Ground Zero homeless man moved away by cops The homeless man who set up camp in a cardboard shanty near Ground Zero was ordered to move Wednesday by police officers, who also gave him some cash “to get something nice to eat.” About ...
06:51 2019-05-23

Cops looking for another suspect in Harlem cop dousing The NYPD on Wednesday released a new image of one of the suspects who doused a cop with water in Harlem and flinged a bucket at his head. The suspect appears shirtless in the photo wearing a backwards...
08:00 2019-07-25

Two men dead after shooting in the Bronx: cops Two people were killed on Sunday night after a shooting in the Bronx, cops said. A 21-year-old man and a 17-year-old man were both shot on White Plains Road near Adee Avenue in Allerton at around 11:4...
15:34 2019-08-12

Meet the NYPD’s badass bee cops The NYPD’s bee whisperers are making quite the buzz. One member of the two-man-led bee unit shocked the public when he sucked up a swarm with a hose in the Financial District — while weari...
08:34 2019-05-31

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and CDs Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant’Bisphenols are a group of che...
14:51 2019-05-24

Indian farmers are using the sun to water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields....
07:51 2019-07-04

Phoenix Zoo beats the heat with water and ice As the temperature hit 115 degrees Tuesday in the Phoenix area, residents were doing what they could to deal with the hottest day of the year so far. At the Phoenix Zoo, animals were beating the heat ...
06:34 2019-07-17

‘It won’t be long’: why a Honduran community will soon be under water Rising sea levels are destroying coastal towns in Honduras – and shrimp farms which export to the UK and US are making it worseEric Pineda runs a modest beachfront restaurant which serves up plates of...
22:34 2019-07-31

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gradually slows due to climate change....
22:00 2019-07-01

How Do You Film Water in Its Many Forms? Very, Very Carefully The documentarian Victor Kossakovsky, his crew and others found themselves in perilous spots as they sought out roiling seas, frozen lakes, icebergs and more....
17:00 2019-08-14

Three Myths About Sparkling Water, Debunked Whether you call it seltzer, sparkling water or soda water, this bubbly beverage is getting popular by the day, with Americans guzzling it at increasing rates. And though it’s frequently marketed as p...
20:34 2019-08-23

Ft. Lauderdale could be without water service 24 hours A contractor broke a water line last night near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, leaving residents and businesses without water service for up to 24 hours....
01:34 2019-07-19

How to Choose the Right Water Bottle For Hiking Bringing the right amount of water with you on a hike is important, obviously. Unfortunately, water can be a pain in the ass to carry. It weighs a lot, and can feel onerous to get to if you don’t have...
02:17 2019-06-12

Temporary fix restores water to Ft. Lauderdale Water is flowing in Fort Lauderdale after a contractor broke a water main leaving tens of thousands of residents without the utility, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said....
09:51 2019-07-19

'Once unthinkable' water crises are now a reality A quarter of the world's population is living in regions of extremely high water stress -- with "once unthinkable" water crises becoming common, researchers have said....
07:34 2019-08-07

Paralysis on America’s Rivers: There’s Too Much Water Fast currents and swollen channels have made many of the nation’s rivers unsafe for commercial traffic, spreading economic pain from a spring of severe flooding....
19:51 2019-06-10

Teens water-ski from Wisconsin to Michigan Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by water-skiing across Lake Michigan....
17:34 2019-08-19

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold ...
22:51 2019-05-29

Baidu CEO gets water dumped on his head One of China's top tech billionaires faced an unusual interruption to his speech at a company event on Wednesday, when a man walked on stage and drenched him with water....
07:51 2019-07-04

There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought When NASA and other space agencies from around the world eventually send humans back to the Moon in the coming decades they’ll likely be doing so with a goal of eventually establishing scientifi...
00:51 2019-07-24

From the archives: Does dowsing really help you find water? The ancient practice of water divining is still used across the world to locate water sources. Forty years ago, we wondered whether it might actually work...
14:38 2019-05-21

‘Aquarela’ Review: The Shapes of Water In this dazzling survey of man against water, mysteries and revelations are as integral to its impact as our certainty of the dangers faced by its makers....
15:00 2019-08-16

Charity in hot water over Epstein connection Leon Black’s efforts to distance his family charity from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein could draw scrutiny from regulators, experts say. Last week, reps for Black, the billionaire chairman of th...
04:34 2019-07-17

Microplastics in water: no proof yet they are harmful, says WHO Report calls for more research and warns against complacency over the issueMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, acc...
19:00 2019-08-22

Is there something in the water? Third Florida city hit by ransomware Enlarge / Key Biscayne, Florida, is the third Florida local government to get hit by ransomware within a month. (credit: Alicia Vera/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A third Florida local government has ...
23:17 2019-06-28

Walmart Workers' New Security Threat Is Active Shooters, Not Shoplifters Walmart, with thousands of stores across the country, is often a target for criminals. But the retail giant has never before experienced the kind of carnage left by a mass shooting at one of its store...
23:17 2019-08-04

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities to go on strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work stoppage to coincide with a major sale day for the online re...
17:51 2019-07-15

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Nonmanagement campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the lo...
00:01 2019-06-05

U.S. Senators Urge Google to End Its Shitty Treatment of Contract Workers Google depends deeply on its contractors, but a series of damning reports indicate that while these workers make up around half of the company and are tasked with essential work, they are largely trea...
03:34 2019-08-06

The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers' rights Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it is the company's biggest shopping event of the ...
17:00 2019-07-15

Nevada casino workers fight an uphill battle to get – and keep – their unions Despite winning six union elections, the opposition continues through legal appeals and stalled contractsMichael Wagner has worked as a bartender at the Green Valley Ranch Casino Resort in Henderson, ...
11:00 2019-08-20

Walmart's expanding the chance to go to college for a dollar a day to more of its workers Walmart's helping its employees pursue degrees in 14 more fields, and extending the college offering to high school students for the first time.        ...
19:17 2019-06-04

On the other side of Prime Day, Amazon workers brace for ‘two months of hell’ As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some....
10:34 2019-07-16

Simulation trains front-line child welfare workers An Illinois child welfare agency under fire for some high-profile deaths is giving workers hands-on training. Trainees walk through mock homes and role-play scenarios with actors to prepare for invest...
13:00 2019-08-23

Ford Plans to Cut 7,000 Jobs, About 10% of Its Salaried White-Collar Workers (DETROIT) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers wo...
00:34 2019-05-22

A change in Irish law was meant to help sex workers. So why are they being jailed? | Frankie Mullen Lobbyists say making payment for sex illegal targets punters. But in fact it makes workers’ bodies into crime scenesPaying for sex has been illegal in Ireland for two years. At the time of the law’s i...
12:34 2019-06-12

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee replacement, t...
18:34 2019-06-19

Amazon Says It Will Retrain Workers It’s Automating Out of Jobs. But Does 'Upskilling' Even Work? Amazon made waves when it announced late last week that it planned to spend $700 million to retrain one-third of its U.S. workforce—100,000 employees—as part of its ‘Upskilling 2025’ initiative. The s...
03:34 2019-07-16

20 jail workers subpoenaed in Jeffrey Epstein suicide probe The probe into the Manhattan jail suicide of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has intensified, with as many as 20 corrections workers getting slapped with grand jury subpoenas, according to ...
02:00 2019-08-23

Nuclear power plant workers prep for shutdown after 47 years PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Workers at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station are prepping for the plant’s shutdown after 47 years of operation. On Friday, a team of workers will begin the process of redu...
00:00 2019-05-29

Amazon Workers Strike As 'Prime' Shopping Frenzy Hits Amazon workers walked out of a main distribution center in Minnesota on Monday, protesting for improved working conditions during the e-commerce titan's major "Prime" shopping event....
09:00 2019-07-16

Some Wall Street workers face pay slump in 2019: report Many Wall Street workers will see their pay stay flat or decline this year, as big banks and money managers continue to cut costs, according to a report on Tuesday by compensation consultancy Johnson ...
09:51 2019-08-06

New Jersey is first in the nation to require panic buttons for hotel workers Many major hotel chains have already said they'll provide emergency alert devices for employees who work alone. Now, New Jersey will require it.       ...
23:51 2019-06-12

Workers see job promises vanish as bosses pocket Trump tax windfall AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the oppositeStephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center in Meriden, Connecticut, for over 20 years before t...
10:51 2019-06-16

United Nations condemns car bomb that killed workers in Benghazi The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned a car bomb attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed three staff members and injured dozens of others, including civilians....
22:00 2019-08-11

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action in a single state....
08:34 2019-08-08

Retiring judge Strine calls on funds to protect U.S. workers As chief justice of Delaware's Supreme Court, Leo Strine has decided disputes affecting powerful U.S. companies and investors, but his departing thoughts were reserved for some unheralded participants...
01:34 2019-07-09

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested In Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their employers are yet to be charged. They might never be. Th...
02:34 2019-08-10

UPDATE 1-Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its passenger train plant in Ontario, effective Nov. 4, confirming earlier media reports...
02:17 2019-07-11

Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards FIFA have for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an investigative report by German broadcaster WDR....
11:51 2019-06-06

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Workers at the some of the retail giant's stores said they had long expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn’t expected this middle period, during which they have to work side ...
16:17 2019-06-06

Former Tesla workers claim they were fired for using maternity and sick leave Current and former workers also claim point-system attendance policy penalizes employees for use of paid time offIn February 2018, Devon Beccera started working at the Tesla Giga factory in Sparks, Ne...
08:34 2019-07-09

Amazon Workers Strike Outside Eagan, Minnesota, Delivery Station Amazon is well known for its sprawling Fulfillment Centers and the lackluster working conditions therein, but just as important to its logistics operations are its delivery hubs—smaller, and often sta...
23:00 2019-08-08

Corporations are abusing people. Here's how to better protect workers and consumers. From wage theft to predatory lending to unsafe housing, state and local prosecutors have power to hold corporations accountable. They should use it.       ...
00:34 2019-08-24

Ford Workers Who Sued Over Sexual Harassment Face Setback A judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by 33 women cannot proceed as a class-action suit. The women said that harassment was endemic at two Chicago plants....
02:34 2019-08-24

680 undocumented workers in custody after largest single-state ICE raid Federal authorities detained 680 undocumented workers as the result of several raids conducted near Jackson, Mississippi.        ...
23:34 2019-08-08

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to ha...
02:51 2019-06-06

Dems want to undo Cuomo’s cost savings, pay new government workers more State lawmakers are looking to fatten pensions of the most recently hired government workers by undoing reforms that were approved to control runaway costs. The rollback would cost New Yorkers $149 mi...
20:01 2019-05-21

Transit union boss whines about coverage of cheating MTA workers Instead of chiding MTA employees who were busted abusing their tax-payer funded jobs, a transit union boss on Thursday lashed out at The Post and the agency’s inspector general for reporting on ...
03:34 2019-07-12

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their saf...
01:17 2019-07-05

Mom of 4-year-old found alone in Brooklyn slams negligent daycare workers The mother of the 4-year-old who was found wandering alone in Brooklyn Monday morning slammed her daycare’s bus driver and a matron who allegedly forgot the sleeping tot in their vehicle. “...
06:00 2019-08-07

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas district, leading to a blame game between the two......
21:51 2019-06-08

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.       ...
00:17 2019-07-15

The Warm-Up: Rise up workers! Strike to… force through that Barca move "We\u0027ve come a long way in the proud tradition of industrial action in order to secure more favourable working conditions. Nick Miller wonders about Neymar and Antoine Griezmann..."...
11:51 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploratio...
07:51 2019-06-28

UPDATE 2-McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
19:51 2019-05-21

Hundreds of poor migrant workers flee Kashmir under lockdown Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to return to their far-away villages in northern and eastern India...
15:00 2019-08-07

Workers return to Notre Dame after toxic lead scare Officials had closed the site after finding high levels of lead in the church. Environmental, health and labor groups have accused the government of downplaying the risk of lead contamination for loca...
02:34 2019-08-20

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
18:00 2019-07-12

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
14:34 2019-07-12

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists ...
23:00 2019-05-21

French workers block world’s biggest Nutella factory PARIS (AP) — French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world’s biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the site in Villers-Ecalles in Normandy, where activist...
14:17 2019-06-04

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions over the rising use of robots in the UK economy, acc...
23:17 2019-06-27

Burger King beard ban infringes workers' rights, says Catalonia Rule that male workers should wear ties and female staff ribbons is discriminatory, officials also sayBurger King workers in Barcelona will be able to lay down their razors after Catalan authorities d...
22:34 2019-07-31

How Amazon is fighting back against workers' increasing efforts to unionize Momentum to organize has picked up at Amazon, but unionizing efforts haven't come far. Amazon increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour and is fending off unions with tweets, training videos and ...
20:00 2019-08-22

Two city workers on leave for brawl at youth baseball game A pair of Denver municipal employees has been benched for their alleged involvement in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl at a youth baseball game, officials said. The two Denver Public Works employees wer...
15:51 2019-06-21

'Our paychecks bounced': workers face uncertainty after mines shut down Blackjewel files for Chapter 11 in a move critics say is increasingly used to avoid paying workers what they are owedOn 1 July, Missy Cole was notified by her bank that her husband’s most recent paych...
09:51 2019-07-22

PES to begin laying off union refinery workers on Thursday -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions will begin laying off some of its 640 union workers on Thursday, more than a week before its stated Aug. 25 termination date, two sources familiar with the plan said....
01:34 2019-08-15

DoorDash updates its payment model, but workers still miss out on tips DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company -- it's already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits along with the standard faire of snacks, meals and...
13:51 2019-06-28

The Memphis hospital suing its own workers for unpaid medical bills It’s not uncommon for hospitals to sue patients over unpaid debts, but what is striking at Methodist is how many of those patients end up being its own employeesThis year, a Methodist Le Bonheur Healt...
13:51 2019-06-28

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said....
02:17 2019-05-31

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
09:34 2019-08-17

Angry at your employer? More workers, like Wayfair walkout protesters, are speaking up Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon.       ...
13:34 2019-06-28

As many as 100 chicken plant workers reportedly fired after Mississippi ICE raid There are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 employees have been fired at a chicken processing plant in Morton.        ...
23:00 2019-08-14

2 store workers killed in suburban Memphis Walmart shooting Two Walmart employees were killed and two others injured, including a police officer, during a shooting in the Memphis suburb of Southaven, Miss., Tuesday....
21:51 2019-07-31

Ford to upgrade Chicago plant for SUVs, hire 450 workers Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for police use, creating 450 jobs....
02:00 2019-07-23

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao....
11:17 2019-06-02

The real cost of cheap, fast fashion – to workers and to the planet Online retailers such as Boohoo and Missguided are booming, but critics say there is a hidden priceIt comes in red, mustard and black, in sizes 6 up to 16; the bandeau bodycon minidress, is, according...
16:17 2019-06-22

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:17 2019-06-11

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro re...
06:34 2019-06-28

3 workers dead, dozens missing in Cambodia building collapse PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville, killing three workers and according to police leaving some 30 oth...
08:51 2019-06-22

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dre...
22:17 2019-06-11

Scans Show Changes To Brains Of "Injured" Havana US Embassy Workers Advanced brain scans of US Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences, according to a new study published on Tuesday that does little to......
19:51 2019-07-23

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
01:51 2019-06-03

Drama Before Trust Vote: BJP, Congress Workers Clash Over 2 Independents Supporters of the Congress and the BJP came to blows as the workers ruling coalition attempted to take away two Independents to the state assembly ahead of the trust vote that the government is......
15:51 2019-07-23

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has pa...
03:17 2019-06-03

Mayawati's Party Sacks 2 Brothers For Allegedly Misbehaving With Workers Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Friday expelled two former legislators - Guddu Pandit and his brother Mukesh Sharma - for misbehaving with the party workers during campaigning forthe Lok Sabha election....
12:34 2019-06-28

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 workers A fire official says a 23-meter (60-feet) high wall has collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts in western India, killing at least 16 workers living there...
04:51 2019-06-29

These poultry plants used E-Verify. They still hired hundreds of undocumented workers. The federal employment verification system checks the personal information new hires submit against existing government records and flags any mismatches. But it doesn’t detect when the new hire is usi...
11:00 2019-08-17

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 million. The Clarion Ledger reports New Orleans attorne...
11:17 2019-05-30

US fast-food workers demand better pay amid growing violence A bill making its way through the Senate would set the hourly wage at $15 nationwide, to be enacted over six yearsMaria Torres followed eight sprinting co-workers into the kitchen’s walk-in fridge, sc...
08:17 2019-08-04

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity....
11:00 2019-07-03

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing nearly hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the th...
22:34 2019-07-03

GRAPHIC-U.S. economy is adding plenty of jobs, but not hours for workers The U.S. economy is adding lots of jobs, but a drop in the number of hours at work points to a dimmer outlook for economic growth as businesses brace for an escalating trade war with China....
18:34 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boed), the Norwegian...
07:17 2019-06-04

Trinamool Workers Broke Tubewells After Defeat In Bengal Villages: BJP The BJP has accused West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress of breaking tubewells and snapping water lines in three areas of West Burdwan and Birbhum districts soon after the results of the national......
10:51 2019-05-30

Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant (NBC News) — Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Donald Trump’s speech on Wednesday or stay home ...
04:00 2019-08-19

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Exclusive: Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses • How Queensland government workers paid the price for fruit fly eradic...
11:17 2019-06-04

Talking In Workplace As Trump Can Get US Workers Fired, Employers Fined While President Donald Trump's remark that four congresswomen of color should "go back" to their ancestral countries was condemned as racist and wrong, similar comments by others have generated far......
08:34 2019-08-03

Police pose as utility workers to catch distracted drivers MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since a law combating distracted driving passed in Georgia, and police are getting creative to make sure drivers keep adhering to it. ...
22:00 2019-06-20

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children, have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country&...
14:34 2019-06-20

Dunkin' dumps store owners for hiring undocumented workers The world famous doughnut maker Dunkin', outraged that some franchises are not using the required E-Verify system to make sure its workers are documented, has moved to oust the owners and take over th...
19:17 2019-07-01

Public sector workers to receive biggest pay rise in six years Public sector workers including teachers, soldiers and police officers will reportedly be given pay rises above inflation as part of new government plans....
05:51 2019-07-19

Pete Buttigieg says gig workers should be allowed to unionize during Democratic debate Reuters South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said, as president, he would allow gig workers to unionize. "There are people in the gig economy who go through more jobs in a week than my parents went throug...
05:00 2019-08-01

ICE offices, workers hit by wave of violence and threats: ‘We know where all your children live’ Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) workers are facing a rapidly escalating series of threats, including protesters threatening their children and shots being fired at their offices, amid a risi...
20:34 2019-08-14

Heckled By BJP Workers, Car Vandalised, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress MLA Udyan Guha alleged that he was heckled by BJP activists in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Sunday and his car vandalised as he was on his way to a party programme....
21:51 2019-06-30

2 more workers indicted in Missouri duck boat disaster that killed 17 Charges were filed Thursday against two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in severe weather last summer, killing 17 people, including nine members of the s...
07:34 2019-06-21

World's biggest Nutella factory blocked by striking workers A factory in northern France that makes a quarter of the world's Nutella has been blockaded for a week. Key ingredients are reportedly running low and the owners have threatened to heavily fine the st...
23:51 2019-06-03

New Jersey first state to require panic buttons for hotel workers ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation’s first requiring most hotels to provide their workers with wearable panic buttons t...
02:00 2019-06-12

Saudi Arabia is cracking down on foreign workers, but that may not go over so well inside the kingdom REUTERS/Faisal Nasser Saudi Arabia plans to bar foreign workers from certain jobs as part of an effort to reduce unemployment and the potential for social strife that come with it. It may take a whil...
22:34 2019-08-22

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The White House hopefuls—including Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Bill de Blasio, and Jay Inslee—joined demonstrations by workers in 13 cities targeting the world’s most powerful res...
04:00 2019-05-24

Elderly man reports own murder-suicide to cops An elderly man called 911 to report that he’d killed his wife — before taking his own life in an apparent murder-suicide in Suffolk County on Thursday, police and law enforcement sources told Th...
01:34 2019-08-23

Cops seeking robbers in bogus Fed Ex uniforms Cops are still looking for a pair of enterprising thieves who dressed in full Fed Ex uniforms — and even carried a bogus package — in hopes of robbing an apartment in the Bronx two weeks a...
07:34 2019-06-30

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported....
19:34 2019-06-27

'Kind-hearted cops' pay for shoplifter's food When a woman accused of shoplifting from a food store in New York was approached by three police officers, she might have expected to be arrested - but instead they paid for her food....
13:34 2019-07-07

"Corrupt Cops Will Be Asked To Take Compulsory Retirement": UP Top Cop The Uttar Pradesh government has started an operation to screen corrupt police officials who will be asked to take compulsory retirement, the state's top cop said Thursday....
16:34 2019-07-04

NYPD cops celebrate National Donut Day New York’s Finest embraced their reputation as donut lovers Friday — when the NYPD tweeted out photos of cops enjoying the delicious fried treats for National Donut Day. Even health-conscious Of...
00:51 2019-06-08

305 Lucknow Cops Charged In A Day For Traffic Violations In what could be a major embarrassment for the Lucknow Police, as many as 305 policemen, including 155 traffic personnel, were booked for traffic violations in a day-long campaign in Lucknow on......
21:00 2019-06-15

Suffolk County cops nab escaped horse There goes the “neigh”-borhood. A horse escaped from a Long Island farm Monday and hoofed it for nearly a mile along a busy highway during morning rush hour — before cops high-tailed it to...
22:34 2019-07-08

It Wasn’t Cocaine. But You Wouldn’t Know That From Watching ‘Cops.’ A new podcast takes on the 30-year-old reality show, saying it presents an uncritical view of policing, and suspects are pressured to give permission to appear....
23:00 2019-06-21

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authorities said. Eliot Buenano-Andrade, 48, was allegedly ca...
23:34 2019-07-01

78-year-old woman raped in Queens: cops A 78-year-old woman was raped Sunday morning in Queens, cops said. The sexual assault was reported just after 6 a.m. in a house on 148th Street near 241st Street in the Brookville neighborhood, accord...
01:01 2019-06-03

7-year-old boy wounded in shooting in the Bronx: cops A 7-year-old boy was wounded when a gunman opened fire in the Bronx on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The youngster was with his grandmother in front of 600 East 137th St., part of the NYCHA Mill B...
05:00 2019-06-06

Man who tried to sell daughter for $50 claims he was joking: cops A Pennsylvania man tried to hawk his infant daughter to a stranger for a measly $50 — and then claimed it was all a joke, police said. Deniz Ak, 59, was arrested by Middletown police after a man...
20:51 2019-05-31

Cops say they found two kids who went missing in Brooklyn Two young Brooklyn children were reported missing Monday morning — but were found hours later “safe and sound,” high-ranking police officials said. The two boys, ages 1 and 3, who live at a NYCHA hous...
20:17 2019-06-03

Cops ask crooks to please take weekend off due to extreme heat Police in a Massachusetts town are asking crooks to take the weekend off — because it’s too hot. “Due to the extreme heat, we are asking anyone thinking of doing criminal activity to hold off until Mo...
04:51 2019-07-21

Man drugged, robbed by temptress he met at nightclub: cops A Queens man was drugged and robbed of cash and a pricey watch by a raven-haired beauty he met at a Manhattan nightclub, cops said. The 25-year-old told police he met the woman at LAVO New York and to...
22:34 2019-06-20

Teen in critical condition after being hit by ambulance: cops A teen is critical after being hit by an ambulance while crossing the street in Far Rockaway, cops said Sunday. The 19-year-old woman was walking in a crosswalk on Seagirt Avenue near Beach 26th Stree...
01:34 2019-07-22

26-year-old man shot to death in the Bronx: cops A 26-year-old Bronx man died Sunday morning after being shot multiple times in the chest, cops said. The victim, whose identity was withheld by police pending family notification, was shot just before...
20:00 2019-08-18

Group of teens rob 2 men outside Central Park: cops A pack of teens robbed two men just outside Central Park early Wednesday, police said. The victims — ages 68 and 20 — were approached by a group of four to five teenagers around 5:15 a.m. ...
18:00 2019-08-07

To Help Cops Respond Better To Attacks, These US Students Shoot At Them On a Friday afternoon in April, Texas State University freshman Kendyl Cutshall stopped by a research facility near campus to shoot a police officer for class credit. Inside a simulated classroom......
06:00 2019-07-10

Queens man claims undercover cops hit him with car, beat him up The NYPD has launched an internal probe into a Queens man’s claims that cops in an unmarked car plowed into him while he rode a motorized scooter — and “beat him,” sources told The Post on Tuesd...
22:34 2019-07-23

55-year-old man loses teeth in bus beating: cops A 55-year-old man lost eight teeth in a vicious beat-down on a city bus in the Bronx, police said Sunday. Authorities are still hunting the heartless thug who left the man in hospital after the sensel...
04:00 2019-07-15