(NEW YORK) — Sebastian Francisco Perez, a 38-year-old undocumented farmworker from Guatemala, was working at a tree farm in Oregon on June 26 when he died during the record-breaking heat wave that swept across the region. "He had dreams of starting a family with his... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The federal government agency that protects workers from discrimination issued new guidance this week to help inform Americans of their legal protections as more employers ask them to come back to the office or other workplaces. A new guidance document from the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As more states lift mask rules and other restrictions put in place during the pandemic and businesses start to invite employees back to work in person, the federal government also is working on how to make sure employers are protecting workers... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden Administration announced Monday it will move to protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care. The Department of Health and Human Services said it will roll back a Trump administration policy that tried to narrow the legal protections... Read More.
(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Tuesday night repealing a law that protected health care facilities, including hospitals and nursing homes, and their employees from coronavirus lawsuits. The Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act was enacted last year in the... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY and BECKY WORLEY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- TikTok has unveiled new privacy protections for teens on the popular social media platform. The app which has been behind some of the biggest video, dance and other viral trends during... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Federal protections that have prevented millions of renters across the country from being evicted are about to expire and could leave them at risk of losing their homes if Congress does not act by... Read More.
By DEE CARDEN and OLIVIA EUBANKS, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Two months ago, there were 88 pairs of shoes placed in front of the White House to represent the number of nurses who had died in the fight against the novel... Read More.