Vice President Kamala Harris and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh will convene a second meeting on Thursday of the White House labor task force, a group of cabinet secretaries and top aides that aims to boost union membership in the country, two officials with knowledge of the matter said.
Amazon.com Inc has been accused of violating Colorado state law by failing to pay warehouse workers for time spent undergoing COVID-19 screenings before clocking in at work.
Several U.S. companies are looking to prioritize employee well-being by offering perks such as home delivery of meals and subsidized furniture to meet the rigors of working from home, a survey showed on Wednesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a ruling that said a former shareholder at North Carolina intellectual property law firm Myers Bigel was not the firm’s employee and could not pursue race discrimination and retaliation claims.
A U.S. appeals court revived a former Ford Motor Co production plant employee’s claims that she was forced to quit after the automaker failed to respond to near-daily sexual and racial harassment by a coworker who was training her.
Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday offered its first concession in a new contract proposal to locked-out workers at its Beaumont, Texas, refinery and lube oil plant to include some seniority protection.
The Biden administration on Monday said it is backing a bill that could give millions of new mothers more workplace rights when they pump breast milk.
A Manhattan federal judge is refusing to shut the door on former Davis Polk & Wardwell associate Kaloma Cardwell’s racial discrimination lawsuit against the elite New York law firm.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has moved to block Biden administration guidance requiring that employers allow transgender workers to use bathrooms and dress in a manner aligned with their gender identity, following a separate challenge by 20 other Republican-led states.
A U.S. appeals court on Monday ordered an Oklahoma state university to reinstate with tenure a transgender English professor after she won her lawsuit claiming she was denied tenure and ultimately fired after transitioning from male to female.
The U.S. agency in charge of the Biden administration’s new rules requiring COVID-19 vaccination at many private workplaces faces stiff challenges in developing and enforcing the mandate.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state legislatures across the country have acted to more clearly define how workers infected with COVID-19 in the course of their employment would be treated under state workers’ compensation laws.
President Joe Biden announced new mandates on Thursday to spur Americans who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 to get a shot. The measures apply to more than 100 million workers, but it is not known how many of those are already vaccinated.
Walmart Inc’s move on Thursday to give 565,000 of its U.S. store workers raises of at least $1 puts the spotlight on the industry’s tight, competitive labor market as the all-important holiday shopping season is set to kick off.