(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.
(WASHINGTON) -- Although U.S. President Joe Biden was unable to get a $15 minimum wage provision included in his COVID-19 relief package, he's making good on that campaign promise for one group of people: federal contract workers. Biden will sign an executive order on Tuesday... Read More.
(ROME) -- Commercial airline workers in Italy hoped to save flight industry jobs this week, protesting possible layoffs. Hundreds of employees of Italy's top carrier Alitalia were among the protesters outside Rome's main international airport, calling for the troubled company to be nationalized and... Read More.
(BESSEMER, Ala.) -- Amazon has secured an apparent victory as warehouse workers in Alabama voted not to form a labor union. Of the some 3,200 votes cast in the closely-watched union election, a total of 1,798 votes were against unionization, compared to 738 in favor... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Infections among health care workers who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are extremely rare, according to a new study.Researchers examined data from employee health records of more than 36,600 health care... Read More.
BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Health care workers on the front lines of the pandemic are warning that reopening too soon is a "recipe for disaster" after a string of states dropped mask mandates and rolled back COVID-19 restrictions. Last week,... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tyson Foods said it will offer free, on-site COVID-19 vaccinations to thousands of its front-line workers in Arkansas, Kansas, North Carolina and Iowa.The company said it is working with healthcare services... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas service workers are converging outside the Capitol building in Austin on Monday to request vaccine access and demand that the state's mask mandate stay in place until that happens.On March... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine expands across the country, experts tell ABC News that employers in high-risk industries have begun to wrestle with a new and vexing question: Can a company require its... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden threw his support behind labor unions in a new video posted on Twitter that comes right as Amazon workers in Alabama are voting on whether to unionize.The president did... Read More.