(CHESTER COUNTY, Penn.) -- When Claire Shubik-Richards heard a convicted murderer had escaped from a county-run prison in Pennsylvania, she said her one of the first things to cross her mind was whether it had to do with an ongoing staffing crisis at the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Nursing homes that accept Medicaid and Medicare must adhere to new federally required staffing levels in order to keep receiving taxpayer money, according to a rule announced Friday by the Biden administration that would apply to some 15,000 centers.It’s an unprecedented move... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has replaced his presidential campaign manager, Generra Peck, with his gubernatorial office's chief of staff, James Uthmeier, several sources have confirmed to ABC News.Sources also confirmed to ABC News that Peck will remain on the campaign as chief... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Faced with an ongoing labor shortage, some 911 centers are rethinking how to hire and retain workers.From increasing base pay to fostering a culture that elevates dispatching as a unique profession, industry leaders told ABC News that they hope the changes... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Angelica Garcia's high school crush, first love, and father of her two children died unexpectedly, she said, her life went into a free fall. The Los Angeles native said she struggled to cope; within months, she started using marijuana, then... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Ahead of the second anniversary of the deadly Jan. 6 attack at the Capitol, U.S. Capitol Police Chief J. Thomas Manger told lawmakers his department is focused on three key areas, threat investigations, fully reopening the Capitol in the next three months... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida National Guard to address staffing shortages at the state's correctional facilities."Members of the Guard have the training and capability to assist Florida's correctional officers with certain duties, such as manning guard towers,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than 8,000 nurses and health care workers in Northern California are planning a one-day strike Monday over staffing and other COVID-19-related concerns.The employees of Sutter Health, a health delivery system headquartered in Sacramento, are planning to strike at 15 facilities... Read More.
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- Students in the Sacramento City Unified School District are still out of class on Tuesday, as a standoff between teachers' and workers' unions continues against the district.Teachers and classified employees, of the Sacramento City Teachers Association and the Service Employees International... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Starbucks will continue to raise prices in 2022 due to a combination of labor costs and supply chain disruptions.The Seattle-based coffee giant announced Tuesday that between a rising cost of goods, employee pay amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and inflation, all... Read More.
The Washington Deptartment of Transportation (WSDOT) has a significant problem – not enough staffing. Like many private or public organizations, the Covid-19 pandemic has raised havoc with enough WSDOT crews.For the ferry system, the pandemic led to staff retiring or moving on to other... Read More.