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Why Americans’ wage growth is so sluggish

The unemployment rate has been at or under the 5 percent threshold since the summer of 2015. The Federal Reserve is ramping up its...

U.S. workers face higher risk of being replaced by robots. Here’s...

Millions of workers around the world are at risk of losing their jobs to robots -- but Americans should be particularly worried. Thirty-eight percent...

AT&T strike: Bay Area workers among 17,000 who walked off the...

Telecommunications giant AT&T has broken federal law by unilaterally forcing technicians to do work outside their areas of expertise, according to the union representing...

Lack of an Oxford comma costs company millions in overtime dispute

Maine: A class-action lawsuit about overtime pay for truck drivers hinged entirely on a debate that has bitterly divided friends, families and foes:...

‘We are sorry’: CBA tells inquiry investigating millions in unpaid super...

The Commonwealth Bank has apologised for failing to pay more than 7000 part-time staff, including the lowest paid, their full superannuation entitlements, and...

Cone of silence: Enforcement news from U.S. Labor Department has been...

OSHA issued 33 enforcement news releases in November, and over 50 more from Dec. 1 until just before inaugurationThis piece originally appeared on FairWarning.Update:...

At Last, a Possible Solution to Office Thermostat Wars

Wars over office temperature may be coming to a thaw.Thanks to advances in workplace architecture and new sensor and app technologies, individual workers are...

The Foreign Workers of Mar-a-Lago

When it comes to America's technology industry, Donald Trump takes a dim view of foreign workers. "I will end forever the use of...

New Illinois $15 minimum wage bill reopens wage fight

A new bill to raise the Illinois minimum wage to $15 an hour is expected to be introduced in the state House this week...

Health-care workers face ‘epidemic of violence’ | Toronto Star

Mourners exit St. John The Baptist church passing an honour guard of nurses in Amherstburg, Ont., in 2005, where funeral services were held for...

Unpaid workers urged to complain to UAE ministry before problems escalate...

DUBAI // Workers who are owed more than two months' salary are being urged to register complaints as quickly as possible to avoid slipping...

Help wanted: Workers finally benefit as labor shortage expands

-When news hit in January that Maine was short nearly 100 snow-plow drivers, so many applications came pouring in that the state transportation department...

A state attack on small businesses

Every day, shoppers walk the aisles of the grocery store we run and carefully select the food that best suits their families' needs and...

48 Tas’heel centres to handle domestic workers applications

Abu Dhabi: A total of 48 Tas'heel centres across the country will start accepting applications for recruiting domestic workers, an official said on SaturdayThe...

Migrant labour: Seasonal Workers Program pickers told if they join a...

Every morning, before sunrise, buses full of migrant labourers roll out to start another work day inside Australia's biggest greenhouse, 35 hectares in size."It's...

Aid groups criticise South Sudan for $10,000 visa fees

The UN said more than 7.5 million people were in need of aid International aid groups have criticised South Sudan's decision to sharply...

Jobs for panhandlers? Portland may pay them to clean city parks.

-Homelessness has become a dramatically more serious problem in Portland, Me., over the past few years. Since 2011, the city's homeless population has increased...

India to President Trump: Technology is ‘based upon sharing’

President Trump is beginning to restrict visas for highly skilled workers. India is getting worried. Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Indian government's top information technology...

The fight for $15 is a fight for power: What corporations...

Workplace justice campaigns over raising wages, benefits and stability are proxies for the real labor struggleExcerpted from "Beyond $15: Immigrant Workers, Faith Activists, and...

Proposed law seeks protections for pregnant workers in Massachusetts

Get Boston Globe's Political Happy Hour newsletter, your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Joshua Miller.BOSTON (AP) - An agreement...