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Walmart Responds to Government Unfair Labor Charges

Walmart Responds to Government Unfair Labor Charges

The complaint is the largest ever brought against the retailer

The National Labor Relations Board says the retailer illegally fired, disciplined or threatened more than 60 employees who participated in protests. Read More »

Domestic Worker: Fastest Growing Job In The World?

Domestic Worker: Fastest Growing Job In The World?

The most popular dream jobs might be astronaut, pop star, and helicopter pilot, but one of the most popular jobs in reality -- in terms of sheer numbers -- is a lot less glamorous. According to the United Nations, at least 52.6 million people worldwide are employed as domestic workers, and the number is likely... Read More »

Despite Amazon's Rosy Reputation, Workers Allege Host Of Abuses At Warehouses

Despite Amazon's Rosy Reputation, Workers Allege Host Of Abuses At Warehouses

The maltreatment of workers at factories in China has recently put much focus on electronic-gadget maker Apple Inc. But it's another technology icon -- Amazon.com Inc., the massive Internet retailer that sells everything from books to shoes to cleaning products -- that is drawing scrutiny for the way it treats... Read More »

Restaurant Workers Group Targets Darden In Race-Discrimination Lawsuit

Restaurant Workers Group Targets Darden In Race-Discrimination Lawsuit

It's been nearly 50 years since landmark passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that among other things prohibited discrimination in employment based on race or national origin. But that doesn't mean blacks and other minorities don't still face discriminatory practices on the job. One such allegation in... Read More »

300 Foxconn Workers In China Reportedly Threaten Suicide Seeking More Pay

300 Foxconn Workers In China Reportedly Threaten Suicide Seeking More Pay

Working in China's burgeoning manufacturing sector is proving exceedingly tough for many Chinese workers. Long hours and intense pressure to quickly churn out the latest high-tech gizmos destined for overseas markets have led to protests and even suicides among some workers, according to media... Read More »

Amazon Warehouse Workers Claim They Endured Frigid Wintertime Conditions

Amazon Warehouse Workers Claim They Endured Frigid Wintertime Conditions

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A report says workers at an Amazon.com warehouse in Pennsylvania who were subjected to sweltering conditions last summer also say they endured frigid wintertime conditions a year ago. Read More »

Amazon's Warehouse Workers Pass Out From Excessive Heat

Amazon's Warehouse Workers Pass Out From Excessive Heat

It's like the Amazon in there. An investigation conducted by The Morning Call newspaper with 20 employees of an Amazon.com warehouse in Lehigh Valley, Penn., uncovered subpar working conditions. Among the key revelations uncovered by the investigation were building temperatures exceeding 100 degrees... Read More »

IKEA Accused of Low Wages and Unsafe Working Conditions

IKEA Accused of Low Wages and Unsafe Working Conditions

By Steve Szkotak RICHMOND, Va. -- The union attempting to represent workers at IKEA's only U.S. plant is challenging the Swedish furniture giant's vaunted corporate ethos, accusing the retailer of paying its American workers low wages and tolerating unsafe working conditions. Read More »

Four Day Work Weeks?  Thank God It's Thursday!

Four Day Work Weeks? Thank God It's Thursday!

Utah, best known for great powder skiing, pulling celebrities to its mountains once a year for the Sundance Festival, and the country's center for the Mormon Church might just land on the map for innovative work philosophy. And it was by mistake. Sort of. About 16 months ago, state workers started putting in... Read More »

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