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Families Of Health Workers Killed By COVID Fight For Denied Workers' Comp Benefits

Families Of Health Workers Killed By COVID Fight For Denied Workers' Comp Benefits

By Melissa Bailey, Christina Jewett | Jul 13
As the COVID toll climbs, sick workers and families of the dead face another daunting burden: fighting for benefits from workers' compensation systems that, in some states, are stacked against them.

AP Exclusive: 'Strike for Black Lives' to Highlight Racism

AP Exclusive: 'Strike for Black Lives' to Highlight Racism

By Aaron Morrison | Jul 9
A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S.

Union Tells Actors Not to Work on Pandemic Film 'Songbird'

Union Tells Actors Not to Work on Pandemic Film 'Songbird'

Jul 3
The union that represents film actors told its members Thursday not to work on the upcoming pandemic thriller "Songbird," saying the filmmakers have not been up-front about safety measures.

Fox News' Ed Henry Fired After Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Fox News' Ed Henry Fired After Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Jul 1
Fox News on Wednesday fired daytime news anchor Ed Henry after an investigation of sexual misconduct in the workplace.

Workers Filed More Than 4,100 Complaints About Protective Gear. Some Still Died.

Workers Filed More Than 4,100 Complaints About Protective Gear. Some Still Died.

By Christina Jewett, Shefali Luthra | Jul 1
The complaint logs, which have been made public, show thousands of desperate pleas from workers seeking better protective gear for their hospitals, medical offices and nursing homes.

Bar Owners Worry as Virus Surges in their Workplaces

Bar Owners Worry as Virus Surges in their Workplaces

By Juan A. Lozano | Jun 27
Restaurants and bars around the country try to balance a safe environment for staff while serving customers.

What Will the Supreme Court's Decision on LGBTQ Employment Discrimination Mean for Transgender Americans?

What Will the Supreme Court's Decision on LGBTQ Employment Discrimination Mean for Transgender Americans?

Jun 23
One researcher explores the potential impact of the Supreme Court ruling on the transgender community.

Justices Rule LGBT Workers Protected from Job Discrimination

Justices Rule LGBT Workers Protected from Job Discrimination

By Mark Sherman | Jun 15
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay and lesbian people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court.

Bolivian Schoolteacher Gives Virtual Classes as Superhero

Bolivian Schoolteacher Gives Virtual Classes as Superhero

By Carlos Valdez | Jun 14
Sometimes, Jorge Manolo Villarroel is Spiderman. Sometimes, he's the Flash, or the Green Lantern.

Wait to Reopen? Some NYC Shops Run Out of Patience

Wait to Reopen? Some NYC Shops Run Out of Patience

By Jake Seiner, Kathy Willens | Jun 11
In a city famous for its lack of patience, some businesses have jumped ahead on what's supposed to be a slow and methodical emergence from coronavirus lockdown.

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