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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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>"Millions of women have left the workforce during the pandemic as schools stopped _...Read More_
>"Millions of women have left the workforce during the pandemic as schools stopped _...Read More_
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"The competing demands of work and motherhood have some white-collar women choosing part-time work—and loving it."
"The competing demands of work and motherhood have some white-collar women choosing part-time work—and loving it."
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"The center has no convincing way to account for unemployment and low wages. Workers are compelled to choose between the solutions provided by the Right and the Left — and unionization can make all the difference in how they choose."
"The center has no convincing way to account for unemployment and low wages. Workers are compelled to choose between the solutions provided by the Right and the Left — and unionization can make all the difference in how they choose."
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>"Financial disclosure forms reveal that one of the president’s nominees, Jose Fernandez, worked for Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and fossil fuel _...Read More_
>"Financial disclosure forms reveal that one of the president’s nominees, Jose Fernandez, worked for Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and fossil fuel _...Read More_
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Grocery stores always say they deal in slim margins. They don't really. Store mangers, not just CEOs, use this as an excuse to cut hours and hire just barely enough labor to do the work, forcing everyone to work at frenetic paces. Then _...Read More_
Grocery stores always say they deal in slim margins. They don't really. Store mangers, not just CEOs, use this as an excuse to cut hours and hire just barely enough labor to do the work, forcing everyone to work at frenetic paces. Then _...Read More_
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Employees at a garment factory in Lesotho, a tiny country in southern Africa, say they have lived in constant fear for years. Each day at 7 a.m., as their sewing machines whirred, a familiar panic rose in many of them: It’s not safe _...Read More_
Employees at a garment factory in Lesotho, a tiny country in southern Africa, say they have lived in constant fear for years. Each day at 7 a.m., as their sewing machines whirred, a familiar panic rose in many of them: It’s not safe _...Read More_
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The pandemic has led to the biggest annual fall in employment for older workers since the 1980s, according to a new report.
The pandemic has led to the biggest annual fall in employment for older workers since the 1980s, according to a new report.
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“It’s time for unions to return of their historical glory to help the middle class grow.”
“It’s time for unions to return of their historical glory to help the middle class grow.”
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>"The proposed Farm Workforce Modernization Act has divided immigrant advocates."
>"The proposed Farm Workforce Modernization Act has divided immigrant advocates."
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Many low paid jobs are performed by people who aren't very skilled at them. This because of the low pay and high turnover rates as well as dismal training and a lack of incentives to become skilled.
Many low paid jobs are performed by people who aren't very skilled at them. This because of the low pay and high turnover rates as well as dismal training and a lack of incentives to become skilled.
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America's nostalgia for manufacturing jobs & withdrawal from the global economy have failed American workers. Domestic policies should support people & families instead of places & jobs.
America's nostalgia for manufacturing jobs & withdrawal from the global economy have failed American workers. Domestic policies should support people & families instead of places & jobs.
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"Ongoing protests by Indian farmers are the biggest challenge Narendra Modi’s right-wing government has faced since coming to power. We can get a clearer picture of this movement and its prospects for success by comparing it to the major _...Read More_
"Ongoing protests by Indian farmers are the biggest challenge Narendra Modi’s right-wing government has faced since coming to power. We can get a clearer picture of this movement and its prospects for success by comparing it to the major _...Read More_
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>"The labor movement is working to regroup, with emotions high after a veteran organizer wrote a sharp critique of the union’s tactics _...Read More_
>"The labor movement is working to regroup, with emotions high after a veteran organizer wrote a sharp critique of the union’s tactics _...Read More_
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>"The COVID-19 crisis is nearing its end. But the nurses and home health aides who saw us through it may never recover."
>"The COVID-19 crisis is nearing its end. But the nurses and home health aides who saw us through it may never recover."
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Walmart on Wednesday said it plans to convert the majority of its U.S. hourly jobs to full-time positions by the end of fiscal 2021 as part of its efforts to promote job stability and retain _...Read More_
Walmart on Wednesday said it plans to convert the majority of its U.S. hourly jobs to full-time positions by the end of fiscal 2021 as part of its efforts to promote job stability and retain _...Read More_