Today the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the showbiz union representing tens of thousands of behind-the-scenes workers, has voted to authorize a nationwide strike -- the first time in IATSE’s 128-year history that members have done so. The vote was nearly unanimous: with 90%... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 663,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the latest entry in Marvel's Cinematic Universe, topped the Labor Day weekend box office -- and expectations -- posting an estimated $90 million over the four-day weekend. The film's three-day total, an estimated $75.5 million, bested the... Read More.
As Labor Day weekend approaches, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning of extended wait times and possible disrupted sailings from crew shortages. These possible disruptions stem from increasing COVID-19 cases among Washington State Ferry crew resulting in ample numbers of crew needing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With Labor Day approaching, Americans looking to take one last vacation can expect a busy holiday weekend and full flights. This comes as travel continues to recover despite concerns around the delta variant. According to TripIt, 2021 bookings for domestic flights are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Labor shortages across the country are fueling a competition among long-term care facilities to retain and hire staff as they grapple with the delta variant. With U.S. job openings hitting a record high of 9.2 million, nursing homes and other long-term care... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A narrowly divided Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt a big blow to farm labor unions in the nation's largest agricultural producing state, making it harder to organize migrant workers and, potentially, harder to regulate health and safety conditions. In a 6-3 decision, authored... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — After the coronavirus pandemic forced much of the country to close down, pushed unemployment to levels not seen since the Great Depression, and left more than 593,000 Americans dead, some say the once-in-a-lifetime shock has forever altered their views towards work. "I'm... Read More.
By DEVIN DWYER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Cedar Point Nursery in far northern California, the birthplace of baby strawberry plants that feed a multi-billion dollar fruit industry, is leading a high-stakes legal battle over labor unions and property rights with potentially sweeping implications... Read More.
By VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday it will detain all cotton and tomato products produced in China’s Xinjiang province.The Withhold Release Order (WRO) issued by CBP is based on information that... Read More.