Thirteen Republican state attorneys general are cautioning CEOs of the 100 biggest U.S. companies on the legal consequences for using race as a factor in hiring and employment practices, demonstrating how the Supreme Court’s recent ruling dismantling affirmative action in higher education may trickle into the workplace.
As of June 27, after more than a decade of advocacy, workplace accommodations for pregnant people are finally law as the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act takes effect.
The Biden administration published a new proposal Tuesday regarding how workers should be classified, saying that thousands of people have been incorrectly labeled as contractors rather than employees, potentially curtailing access to benefits and protections they rightfully deserve.
Labor Day this year comes after a pandemic-induced rollercoaster of historically high unemployment followed by very low unemployment numbers.
Starbucks said Wednesday it will reinstate seven employees who were fired in February after leading an effort to unionize their Memphis store.
Since she came to California from Mexico 24 years ago, Maria Bernal has been supporting her family by often working two jobs at fast food restaurants.
A federal judge is ordering Starbucks to reinstate seven employees in Memphis who were fired earlier this year after leading an effort to unionize their store.
As tensions rise between Starbucks and baristas who want to unionize, the imminent closure of a store in Ithaca, New York, is taking on outsized significance.
The vaccine mandate President Biden announced Thursday is the most aggressive step he’s taken so far to get shots in the arms of the nearly 80 million eligible Americans who are not yet vaccinated.
For decades, manufacturers in the U.S. have warned of a massive skills gap: There just aren’t enough new skilled workers to make up for older ones who are retiring.
Last month, Connecticut became one of a growing number of states to make race-based hair discrimination illegal.
On the corner of Washington Place and Greene Street, in New York City’s Greenwich Village, is a bronze plaque affixed to the Neo-Renaissance façade of the Brown Building—now part of New York University.
As a young Black professional, Michigan state Rep. Sarah Anthony said she vividly recalls mentors saying that wearing straightened hair would be better for her career than wearing her natural curls.
For about a year, many Americans have been forced to work from home due to COVID-19 safety concerns.