A regulation cutting workers’ exposure to a cancer-causing substance called silica has been literally decades in the making.
As Proxy Season Arrives, Activist Shareholders Are Challenging Corporations On A Range Of Labor Practices
About two dozen shareholder resolutions this year — at companies like Panera Bread and Best Buy — target labor issues, from workplace safety to gender pay equity.
Airports and rail stations across Europe boosted security after deadly explosions in Brussels Tuesday.
Managed By Q: On-Demand Company Gives 5 Percent Of Equity To Workers As Labor Secretary Tom Perez Praises Employers Who Take ‘The High Road’
The on-demand company's decision to grant stock options to cleaners, handymen and other staff drew praise Friday from the U.S. labor secretary.
Comments by Li Ka-shing, one of Asia's wealthiest people, came days after Moody’s downgraded its outlook on the Chinese territory’s long-term debt.
Brazilian Judge Suspends Lula’s Appointment To Chief Of Staff Amid Street Protests And Corruption Probe
The move comes on the same day Brazil’s former president was sworn in as President Dilma Rousseff’s chief of staff.
Key economic indicators released Thursday by the Labor Department point to an improving U.S. jobs market.
Feds Propose Two Crew Member Minimum On Trains, Irking Rail Industry And Drawing Praise From Safety Advocates
A plan from U.S. regulators calls for at least two crew members on nearly every train, but even in an era of increased automation, critics are unhappy.
Cleaning service startup Managed by Q — which employs people like Evan Bochner — aims to prove good technology that is compatible with a positive work environment.
The Amalgamated Transit Union, which represents some 200,000 workers, praised the Democrat for "standing with the 99 percent."
The National Labor Relations Board case could greatly expand the fast-food giant’s liability for labor violations committed by franchisees.
As industry-wide employment and production decline, Kentucky’s coal lobby wants to end state safety inspections.
The Republican’s presidential campaign is winning support from workers who are angry at the Democratic Party establishment.
U.S. authorities say the ride-hailing giant is not cooperating with an investigation into whether its drivers are employees or independent contractors.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.’s share price skyrocketed Friday after the information technology firm posted its first financial results since splitting with HP Inc. last year.
The oil giant posted a $6.5 billion loss last year, but CEO Bob Dudley saw a total pay raise of 20 percent, to nearly $20 million.
Trump Hotel Las Vegas Workers Who Just Formed A Union: ‘Make America Great’ By Negotiating A Contract
Workers at a Trump-owned hotel in Las Vegas want the company to recognize the results of their union election.
Despite struggles in energy and manufacturing, the private sector added 214,000 jobs in February.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Files First Lawsuits Against Employers For Discrimination Over Sexual Orientation
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges Pennsylvania-based Scott Medical Health Center discriminated against a gay employee.
Freelancers have little ability to seek recourse from the contractors who stiff them. That may soon change in New York City.
Under a tentative deal, the Electrical Workers will pull back from efforts to organize a group of the ride-hailing service provider's drivers.
Alabama is the latest state to consider a so-called pre-emption law blocking cities — such as Birmingham, which recently adopted a $10.10 minimum wage — from enacting higher pay floors.
Apple Supplier In China’s Poor Labor Practices Clash With US Tech Giant’s Promises To Lift Supply Chain Standards: Report
Employees at a Chinese assembly plant that makes iPhones are working long hours for an average wage that’s 2,500 times lower than Apple CEO Tim Cook’s salary.
Job Market Reform In France: Government Proposal To Make It Easier For Companies To Fire Workers Draws Backlash
Proposals would make it easier for companies to fire workers, limit compensatory damages that can be awarded by labor courts.
The contentious proposal to cut benefits for foreign workers likely will not reduce immigration to the U.K.
The Republican has taken in $4 million from financial interests, more than any other presidential candidate.
Protesters say a former New York City officer convicted in the death of Akai Gurley has been made a scapegoat.
Depending on the outcome of a vote Sunday, Bolivian President Evo Morales, a self-described socialist, could stay in power until 2025.
Analysts expect depressed oil prices to unleash a wave of mergers and acquisitions throughout the energy industry — but that hasn't happened yet.
Deadly protests centered on caste benefits have cut off one of the Indian capital’s key water sources.