Posts Tagged ‘worker’

Christian Sanitation Worker Tortured in Pakistan

Christian sanitation worker Yasir Masih was tortured in the Gujjarpura area of Lahore, Pakistan on May 25, 2024. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News screenshot) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Muslims upset with a Christian sanitation worker in Lahore, Pakistan on Saturday (May 25) beat him and left… Source

Biden looks to boost worker, consumer power as election looms

The Biden administration has issued a flurry of new rules over the past week aimed at increasing worker and consumer power as the president seeks to combat gloom about the economy ahead of what is expected to be a tight election. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted last Tuesday to ban noncompete agreements that block… […]

Florida’s deadly heat bill: GOP’s war on outdoor worker safety

In an alarming development from the Sunshine State, Florida’s GOP-dominated legislature has passed a bill that critics are calling a direct assault on the welfare of outdoor workers. The bill, which effectively bans local governments from mandating water breaks and other essential heat safety measures, has sparked a fierce debate over worker rights and public […]

WATCH – ‘Genius!’: Ohio Auto Shop Worker Nabs Alleged Thief with Forklift

Workers at an auto body shop in Akron, Ohio, caught an alleged thief in a creative way, and police are thankful for their help. Source

34 Lawmakers Say Strikes Put Pensions at Risk, Worker Demands Must Be Met

Dozens of Arizona elected officials wrote a letter this week asking their state’s retirement fund to not invest with the private equity firm Blackstone until it meets the demands of California’s striking hotel unions out of concern that labor strife will negatively affect pensions.  The Thursday open letter was organized by UNITE HERE Local 11—which represents […]

Starbucks And Its Worker Union Are Suing Each Other In Legal Showdown

Starbucks and the union organizing the company’s baristas filed lawsuits against each other on Wednesday after the union rejected the company’s demand to stop using its name and logo. Starbucks is suing the union for trademark infringement, while the union is suing Starbucks for defamation. Starbucks sent a cease-and-desist letter to the union’s president on […]

Professor Tells Sex Worker Activist to Start a ‘Mass Movement’ as Part of ‘Children’s Liberation Vision’

By Melanie Wilcox A university professor told a self-described ‘sex worker activist’ at the Socialism 2023 Conference in Source

Largest healthcare worker strike in US history set to kick off on Oct. 4

More than 75,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in six states and Washington, D.C. are set to stop working for three days starting Wednesday to protest unfair working conditions and unsafe staffing levels. Source

Giuliani dodged paying legal fees in election worker defamation case, attorneys claim

Rudy Giuliani has failed to comply with a judge’s order to provide information to the attorneys of two Georgia election workers so they can collect fees in a defamation case, the attorneys allege. A federal judge ruled that Giuliani lost the case by default last month. The election workers, Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss, sued… […]

Giuliani loses Georgia election worker defamation suit by default, judge rules

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of two Georgia election workers who sued Rudy Giuliani for defamation, further ordering the attorney associated with former President Trump to pay sanctions. Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss sued Giuliani in December 2021 over his baseless statements claiming the duo helped commit election fraud. U.S. District Judge… […]

Judge Grants Trump Immunity in Pennsylvania Election Worker’s Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania judge granted former President Donald Trump presidential immunity in a lawsuit a state election worker brought against him over statements he made about the integrity of the 2020 election. Source

About the June Plenary Meeting of the Central Committee of the Worker’s Party of Korea (WPK)

The 8th Enlarged Plenary Meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) was held in Pyongyang from June 16-18, 2023. The KCNA reports that the interim outcomes for the first half of 2023 were summarized, and the issues of the party’s development and strengthening, state-building, diplomatic, and defense strategies in […]

Australian Government Announces Law Reform to Resolve Migrant Worker Exploitation

The Australian government has introduced new measures to address the exploitation of migrant workers among local businesses. On June 5, the federal government announced a package of legislation to crack down on unfair employment practices targeting temporary visa holders. Under the changes, employers who force workers to breach their visa conditions will face jail terms […]

At Least 19 Killed in Southwest China Landslide Covering Mine Worker Dormitory

A landslide tore through a mining company’s worker dormitory early Sunday morning in southwestern China, killing 19 people, authorities said. The disaster struck in a mountainous rural district of Sichuan province’s Leshan county, where rains have been falling constantly for weeks. Those killed were all apparently workers with the Jinkaiyuan mining company, according to state […]

Kari Lake Trial: Election Worker Testimony Cries Out for Actual Signature Envelopes to be Audited

Above: One of mail-in ballot signature matches accepted in 2020 presidential election The news at the Kari Lake election fraud trial today was that signature verifiers for mail-in ballots were rejecting ballots an alarming rate, up to 40%, sending the rejects “upstairs” for review, then watching the ballots come right back to them for a […]

Oil and gas worker survey sheds light on unstable and unsafe working conditions

Experiences with dangerous working conditions and instability in the oil and gas industry are echoed in a survey of 1,635 oil and gas workers in the United States. Source

U.S. Aid Worker Kidnapped In Niger Released After 6 Years

The Biden administration says it did not pay a ransom or make a concession to the captors of Jeffrey Woodke, who was kidnapped in 2016. Source

How worker ownership builds community wealth and a more just society

Community wealth building initiatives are taking hold in cities across the world, strengthening worker pay, local economies and democracy. Source

Iran Sentences Belgian Aid Worker On Espionage Charges

Olivier Vandecasteele was sentenced to a lengthy prison term and 74 lashes after being convicted in a closed-door trial that rights groups say deny due process. Source

Palestinian worker killed by Israeli forces in Jenin becomes “the martyr of daily bread”

Ra’afat Al-Issa was killed by Israeli soldiers as he travelled through a breach in the apartheid wall on his way to work. He is now known as the “martyr of daily bread.” Source

Pittsburgh hospital fires maintenance worker for rejecting transgender dogma on company forums

(Natural News) A longtime plumber at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) was fired for objecting to a meme posted to Yammer, the facility’s internal social media platform, promoting the transgender mutilation of children. Tom F., as media reports are calling him, says the first thing he saw after logging in to Yammer on […]

Pittsburgh hospital fires maintenance worker for rejecting transgender dogma on company forums

(Natural News) A longtime plumber at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) was fired for objecting to a meme posted to Yammer, the facility’s internal social media platform, promoting the transgender mutilation of children. Tom F., as media reports are calling him, says the first thing he saw after logging in to Yammer on […]

Pittsburgh hospital fires maintenance worker for rejecting transgender dogma on company forums

(Natural News) A longtime plumber at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) was fired for objecting to a meme posted to Yammer, the facility’s internal social media platform, promoting the transgender mutilation of children. Tom F., as media reports are calling him, says the first thing he saw after logging in to Yammer on […]

Developing: Deal to Avert Rail Worker Strike May Fall Apart

Developing: Deal to Avert Rail Worker Strike May Fall ApartDate: September 18, 2022Author: Nwo Report   Posted BY: Cristina Laila The puppet Biden Regime last week struck a tentative deal with rail workers to avert a strike.However, the deal has the potential to fall apart because the union workers say they don’t have all the […]

The Pending Railroad Worker Strike Is A Fight For All Workers

Railroad workers voted overwhelmingly this year to go on strike after more than two years of contract negotiations. The Biden administration prevented a strike by appointing a Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) to hold hearings. That board released its recommendations recently. Clearing the FOG speaks with Michael “Paul” Lindsey, a railroad engineer and member of Railroad […]

Al-Qaeda in Yemen release video of Bangladeshi UN worker

Al-Qaeda’s Yemen branch have released a video on Saturday showing a UN worker who was abducted more than six months ago, according to a report by the US-based SITE Intelligence Group. The video which was purportedly recorded on 9 August was released by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and featured Akam Sofyol Anam, who […]

Israel’s kangaroo court jails Palestinian charity worker for 12 years

Palestinian aid worker Mohammed El Halabi is yet another political prisoner in Israel’s apartheid dungeons. (WAFA/El Halabi family campaign) On Tuesday Israel sentenced Palestinian aid worked Mohammed El Halabi to 12 years in prison — based on a sham conviction in a kangaroo court which relied on entirely fictional charges. Former director of the Gaza […]

Biden’s Labor Chief Promotes Worker Replacement, Says Immigrants Are ‘Only Way’ to Fill Jobs

The Democrat party’s pick for Secretary of Labor says CEOs are being victimized by a shortage of immigrant workers. Companies want to hire another 11 million people, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh told Fox News on September 2, adding: If those 11 million jobs had to be filled tomorrow, we certainly don’t have enough people in the […]

Google worker who protested Israel contract says she was forced to quit

Former Google employee Ariel Koren says the company has “sustained a culture of silencing anti-Zionist Jews and creating toxic and unjust conditions for Palestinian, Arab, and Muslim workers.”

Israel court sentences Gaza aid worker to 12 years in prison

The Beersheba district court in southern Israel on Tuesday sentenced former Palestinian aid worker with World Vision to 12 years in prison on allegations of “financing terrorism”. Mohammed El-Halabi’s lawyer, Maher Hana, said that he would appeal the conviction to the Supreme Court as much of the evidence against him was kept secret, with Israel […]

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