Labor

Long COVID may be causing 1.6 million Americans to miss work amid the labor shortage

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A COVID-19 patient recovers at home in Brooklyn, New York on November 21, 2020. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis/Getty Images One in seven working-age Americans may experience...
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Opinion: Why Labor Organization Should Be The Focus In The Fight For Democracy

16 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

We need to tell the story of unionization and collective action at least as much as we tell the story of resignation.
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International Trade and Labor Market Integration of Immigrants

21 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract We examine if international trade improves labor market integration of immigrants in Sweden. Immigrants participate substantially less than natives in the labor...
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Democrat group hides comments accusing Nike of slave labor after praising company

Democrat group hides comments accusing Nike of slave labor after praising company

1 day ago   |   RT

Occupy Democrats scrubbed its page of references to slave labor and child workers after celebrating Nike's decision to threaten unvaccinated employees with dismissal Occupy...
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Supermarkets face empty shelves from labor shortages, shipping costs

Supermarkets face empty shelves from labor shortages, shipping costs

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Grocery stores and other retailers face a 12 percent out-of-stock level on many household staples, compared to 7-10 percent in regular times.
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Don't expect MLB labor talks to help out fans

Don't expect MLB labor talks to help out fans

1 day ago   |   New York Post

As Mike Tyson said, “Everyone has plans until they get hit.” Several issues from the MLB-MLBPA negotiations have already been agreed upon. That is, they've been dismissed under...
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Ohio school says a shortage of cafeteria staff forced it to serve takeout pizza to hundreds of students for lunch

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Parents were asked to "plan accordingly" if they would prefer their child to eat something else at school. Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images An Ohio school...
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Why There's a Snowplow Driver Shortage

1 day ago   |   NY Times

An upheaval in the labor force has affected the transportation sector, creating shortages of snow-clearing professionals as winter storms pummel the United States.
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California: Immigrant farmworkers stand up

California: Immigrant farmworkers stand up

1 day ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Decades before Cesar Chavez popularized the plight of agricultural laborers in California, a coalition of Mexican and Japanese farmworkers blazed the trail that Chavez would...
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When You're Stuck in the Middle of a Workplace Battle

2 days ago   |   NY Times

What do you do when your company's leadership has essentially abdicated any culture-creating or policy-setting role to you?
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Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

M. Night Shyamalan is the rare writer-director-producer who personally finances his own movies. He was the one who put up a reported $22 million to make ‘Older,' his last... Read more ...

How to Watch NFL Division Round Games 2022: Pairings, Times and TV Options

The second round will kick off Saturday with top seeds Green Bay and Tennessee each hosting divisional round games. Read more ...

Texas rabbi: Security training paid off in hostage standoff

COLLEYVILLE, Texas - U.S. and British authorities Monday continued an investigation into the weekend standoff at a Texas synagogue that ended with an armed British national... Read more ...

Rafael Nadal Beats Marcos Giron in Straight Sets in 1st Round of 2022...

Rafael Nadal got off to a strong start in the Australian Open, defeating Marcus Giron in straight sets 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 in the first round on Sunday night. Nadal... Read more ...

Lasting images from the Steelers' wild-card loss

Lasting images from the Steelers' wild-card loss

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Ron Cook: A painful end to Ben Roethlisberger's career

Ron Cook: A painful end to Ben Roethlisberger's career

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Trump Is Reportedly Very Nervous About 1 Potential 2024 Republican Rival

Trump Is Reportedly Very Nervous About 1 Potential 2024 Republican Rival

The former president is angry that one possible candidate hasn't deferred to him. Read more ...

Tonga Shrouded by Ash and Mystery After Powerful Volcano Erupts

So far, the only deaths reported occurred 6,000 miles away, in Peru. But outside emergency workers have yet to make their way to the Pacific island nation. Read more ...

Dear Abby: When grandparents can't babysit

Dear Abby: How do you know when a grandparent is no longer capable of babysitting? Recently, my mother-in-law came to visit and, as usual, she babysat our toddler while I ran... Read more ...

Editorial: Biden's child care plan raises costs, limits options

President Biden has made a New Year's resolution of fighting for his expansive Build Back Better agenda, which flopped late last year thanks to resistance from members of his... Read more ...