(NEW YORK) -- A handful of major restaurant chains across the nation have recently announced that they are raising wages in a bid to attract workers as they finally begin to reopen at full capacity. As the coronavirus pandemic eases and patrons -- fueled by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Food service workers are putting renewed pressure on their employers for better working conditions and wages. Businesses across the country are blaming a “workforce shortage” for being understaffed or closed. But workers in the industry say poor labor practices are pushing potential... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(SEATTLE) -- Starbucks will increase wages for the majority of its staff starting next month, the company confirmed to ABC News on Thursday.Beginning Dec. 14, all baristas, shift supervisors and cafe attendants hired on... Read More.
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (ATLANTA) — Gov. Brian Kemp said he is determined to prevent Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and other local leaders from issuing a mask mandate despite the growing number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the state. Kemp,... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Economic recoveries come in all sorts of shapes -- V, W and L -- and amid the economic devastation of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been copious debate about how the U.S. economy... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook released the results of its two-year independent civil rights audit on Wednesday, which revealed the platform "has a long road ahead on its civil rights journey."The nearly 90-page audit, led... Read More.