Posts Tagged ‘Workers’

Low-Income Workers Have Nowhere Affordable To Live, New Report Shows

Low-income workers and their families do not earn enough to live in even the least expensive metropolitan American communities, according to a new analysis of families’ living costs published Wednesday. The analysis, released by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute, is an annual update of the think tank’s Family Budget Calculator that reflects new 2014 data. […]

Court Extends SeaTac’s $15 Minimum Wage To Airport Workers

SEATTLE, Aug 20 (Reuters) – A Seattle suburb’s $ 15 hourly minimum wage for certain employees applies to thousands of workers at the region’s main airport, Washington state’s top court ruled on Thursday. Voters in the city of SeaTac, where Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is based, approved a 2013 initiative enacting a $ 15 minimum wage […]

Court Extends SeaTac’s $15 Minimum Wage To Airport Workers

SEATTLE, Aug 20 (Reuters) – A Seattle suburb’s $ 15 hourly minimum wage for certain employees applies to thousands of workers at the region’s main airport, Washington state’s top court ruled on Thursday. Voters in the city of SeaTac, where Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is based, approved a 2013 initiative enacting a $ 15 minimum wage […]

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Minimum Wage For Home-Care Workers

WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a Department of Labor rule requiring employment agencies to pay the minimum wage and overtime to domestic workers providing in-home care for the elderly, sick or disabled. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected a challenge filed by […]

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Minimum Wage For Home-Care Workers

WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a Department of Labor rule requiring employment agencies to pay the minimum wage and overtime to domestic workers providing in-home care for the elderly, sick or disabled. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected a challenge filed by […]

Hundreds Of White House And Congressional Workers Implicated In Ashley Madison Hack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of U.S. government employees — including some with sensitive jobs in the White House, Congress and law enforcement agencies — used Internet connections in their federal offices to access and pay membership fees to the cheating website Ashley Madison, The Associated Press has learned. The AP traced many of the accounts […]

World Humanitarian Day Honors Ebola, Syria And Nepal Health Workers

It’s never been a more dangerous time to be an aid worker.  Yet, when it comes to tending to the immediate needs of victims of natural disasters, disease outbreaks and conflict, medical volunteers remain ready to serve on the frontlines, which is why advocates are honoring their work on this year’s World Humanitarian Day.  Over the past […]

Eiffel Tower Closed After Workers Walkout Over Anger About Pickpockets

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower closed to the public Friday as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris landmark that attracts thousands of visitors daily. The walkout came a day after Paris authorities said crime against tourists in the French capital had dropped this year thanks to reinforced police presence and […]

Obama’s Next Action: Empowering Low Wage Federal Workers

This week in Washington, hundreds of low wage federal government contract workers walked off their jobs, demonstrating for a living wage and a union. They included Senate janitors and food service workers, the workers who serve the Senators their food and clean up the messes they leave. Carrying signs reading “Hiring: A President who will […]

How Raising The Minimum Wage To $15 Changed These Workers’ Lives

SEATAC, Wash. — In late 2013, voters in this airport town outside Seattle narrowly approved a groundbreaking measure setting a minimum wage of $ 15 per hour for certain workers. When the new law went into effect last year, Sammi Babakrkhil got a whopping 57 percent raise. A valet attendant and shuttle driver at a […]

Obama Says New Trade Deal With Asia Will Help U.S. Workers

WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday a new trade agreement with Asia that is being negotiated would benefit not just U.S. businesses, but also American workers. Obama said during a news conference that some Democrats and labor unions would oppose the deal, while others “believe that we cannot stop […]

Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers

Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

CEO Slashes $1 Million Salary To Give Lowest-Paid Workers A Raise

Three weeks ago, Dan Price took a $ 930,000 pay cut. Growing income inequality had been on his mind for months. But as he went for a hike with a friend one afternoon and listened to her describe her struggle with rising rent prices, he realized he had to do something for his own employees. […]

CEO Slashes $1 Million Salary To Give Lowest-Paid Workers A Raise

Three weeks ago, Dan Price took a $ 930,000 pay cut. Growing income inequality had been on his mind for months. But as he went for a hike with a friend one afternoon and listened to her describe her struggle with rising rent prices, he realized he had to do something for his own employees. […]

Artist Creates Quick Fix That Humanizes Ebola Aid Workers Inside Their Intimidating Suits

An artist is revealing to Ebola patients the human beings behind the protective masks. Mary Beth Heffernan, a professor at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California, recently returned from a trip to Liberia, where she had been implementing the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Portrait Project, according to the school’s website. The artist photographed the faces […]

Florida Prison Workers Who Were In KKK Plotted To Kill Black Inmate, Officials Say

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two current and one former prison employee who all belonged to the Ku Klux Klan planned to kill a black inmate as he was released in retaliation for a fight, officials said Thursday. The three men – Thomas Jordan Driver, 25, David Elliot Morgan, 47, and 42-year-old Charles Thomas Newcomb – […]

Honoring Cesar Chavez’s Birthday by Supporting the Farm Workers for Whom He Gave His Life

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being […]

Honoring Cesar Chavez’s Birthday by Supporting the Farm Workers for Whom He Gave His Life

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being […]

Honoring Cesar Chavez’s Birthday by Supporting the Farm Workers for Whom He Gave His Life

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being […]

Honoring Cesar Chavez’s Birthday by Supporting the Farm Workers for Whom He Gave His Life

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being […]

Honoring Cesar Chavez’s Birthday by Supporting the Farm Workers for Whom He Gave His Life

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being […]

Honoring Cesar Chavez’s Birthday by Supporting the Farm Workers for Whom He Gave His Life

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being […]

Honoring Cesar Chavez’s Birthday by Supporting the Farm Workers for Whom He Gave His Life

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being […]

Honoring Cesar Chavez’s Birthday by Supporting the Farm Workers for Whom He Gave His Life

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being […]

American Rescue Workers Receive Tribute & Medication Help By Charles Myrick of ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free […]

Cubicle Workers: Here’s How to Fight Chronic Pain With Science and Technology

Among employees who spend hours each day in cubicles and offices, pecking away at keyboards, slouching in cheap desk chairs, and squinting at bright screens, chronic pain is incredibly prevalent. And while it can be easy to write off the pain as part of the package, it’s important that you understand the causes of these […]

Exclusive: Amazon Makes Even Temporary Warehouse Workers Sign 18-month Non-competes | The Verge

Amazon is the country’s largest and most sophisticated online retailer, but it still runs largely on manual labor. Scattered around the country are massive warehouses staffed by workers who spend their days picking objects off shelves and putting them in boxes. During the holiday season, the company calls on a huge reserve army of temporary […]

Employers Contributing Less to Workers’ Health Savings Accounts

Enrollment in high-deductible plans is up, but employees are getting less help saving for expenses healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

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“Citizens of the World”: U.S. Health Care Workers on Why We’re Fighting Ebola at Its Source

"Ebola is a terrible disease that is causing great devastation in West Africa, and that’s where the help is needed. It’s like fighting a fire. You have to spray the fire extinguisher at the base of the fire, not just at the top of the flames — or you’ll never put the fire out."   […]

What Makes America Exceptional: President Obama Thanks U.S. Health Care Workers Fighting Ebola

  President Barack Obama delivers remarks during an event with American health care workers fighting Ebola, in the East Room of the White House. October 29, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) America has never been defined by fear. We are defined by courage and passion and hope and selflessness and sacrifice and […]

NLRB Orders CNN To Rehire Fired Workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board is finding against the CNN cable television network in an 11-year-old labor dispute, ordering the network to rehire or compensate about 300 workers and former workers. The NLRB agreed with a November 2008 ruling by one of its administrative judges that CNN improperly replaced a unionized subcontractor, […]

Equipping Workers with Skills Employers Need Now and for the Future

In this week’s address, the President discussed the importance of ensuring that the economic progress we’ve made is shared by all hardworking Americans. Through his opportunity agenda, the President is focused on creating more jobs, educating more kids, and working to make sure hard work pays off with higher wages and better benefits. Uploads by […]

Philadelphia Commuter Rail Workers Strike Sparked Over Failed Contract Deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Four hundred workers at a Philadelphia-area regional rail system went on strike Saturday morning, shutting down 13 train lines that carry commuters to the suburbs and Philadelphia International Airport. The strike began after negotiations between the Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and two unions failed to reach a new contract deal. Subways, trolleys […]

The cost of clean clothes in terms of health; a study of laundries and laundry workers in New York city – Primary Source Edition

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Iron Workers Local 393 Receive Free Discount Cards And Tribute By Charles Myrick of American Consultants RX Inc

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