It says something when Zoom, whose virtual meeting platform is essential to the work-from-home life, is demanding its employees report to the office twice a week.
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Thousands of American workers are sickened or injured on the job every day. Migrant children have been put to work in hazardous jobs, in violation of child labor laws, according to recent news reports. We can do more to protect workers, a labor executive writes.
Starting next year, workers will begin to earn paid leave on their first day at a rate of one hour of leave for every 40 hours worked, up to 40 hours of paid leave for the year.
The typical workplace now includes workers from five generations. That shift, plus changes in the workplace since the pandemic, are an opportunity to make the work environment better for all.
These workers got the rest of us through the pandemic but continue to experience no benefits or unaffordable benefits, few health and safety protections, and job and income insecurity.
“This opens the door for undocumented workers to be able to fight for the right to be respected in the workplace.”
The traditional parental visit to a child’s new job underscores vanishing office life.
Labor organizing efforts pick up in some sectors, but some workers prefer to go it alone when presenting demands to the boss.
Chicago-born Scabby, a staple of union protests for decades, is protected by NLRB decision
Groups support state legislation that would ban an employer from firing someone without just cause.
The North Side Vietnamese restaurant was found to have violated federal law on wages and overtime.