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Mexican president says he’ll propose labor program to Biden Joe Biden President Andrés Manuel López Obrador AP Mexican

Mexican president says he'll propose labor program to Biden Joe Biden President Andrés Manuel López Obrador AP Mexican

Mexican president says he’ll propose labor program to Biden Joe Biden President Andrés Manuel López Obrador AP Mexican Mexican president says he’ll propose labor program to Biden Joe Biden President Andrés Manuel López Obrador AP Mexican The Bracero program allowed Mexicans to temporarily work in the United States to fill labor shortages during World War II and afterward. López Obrador …

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Labor Market Rebounds, but Recovery Is Uneven, Fed Says: Live Updates

Labor Market Rebounds, but Recovery Is Uneven, Fed Says: Live Updates Labor Market Rebounds, but Recovery Is Uneven, Fed Says: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: A “help wanted” sign at a Target in Westwood, Mass. The labor market has rebounded, but the pace of hiring has slowed, the Federal Reserve said in a report.Credit…Steven Senne/Associated Press The …

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Pandemic Stymies Labor Market Recovery: Live Updates

Pandemic Stymies Labor Market Recovery: Live Updates Pandemic Stymies Labor Market Recovery: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: Construction workers eat lunch outside a restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles. The restaurant industry has been hard hit in the pandemic.Credit…Philip Cheung for The New York Times To understand what is important about the newest employment numbers, which show that …

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Federal Labor Agency Says Google Wrongly Fired 2 Employees

Federal Labor Agency Says Google Wrongly Fired 2 Employees

Federal Labor Agency Says Google Wrongly Fired 2 Employees Federal Labor Agency Says Google Wrongly Fired 2 Employees A federal agency said on Wednesday that Google had most likely violated labor law when it fired two employees who were involved in labor organizing, a spokesman for the agency said. The pair were fired in November last year as Google grappled …

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GAO says weekly unemployment benefits report flawed unemployment benefits Government workers Labor Department benefits

GAO Unemployment Benefits

GAO says weekly unemployment benefits report flawed unemployment benefits Government workers Labor Department benefits GAO says weekly unemployment benefits report flawed unemployment benefits Government workers Labor Department benefits A government watchdog has found that the Labor Department’s widely watched weekly unemployment benefits data are providing an inaccurate reading on the number of newly laid off workers because of flaws in …

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Apple Suspends iPhone Maker Pegatron Over China Labor Abuses

Apple Suspends iPhone Maker Pegatron Over China Labor Abuses

Apple Suspends iPhone Maker Pegatron Over China Labor Abuses Apple Suspends iPhone Maker Pegatron Over China Labor Abuses Apple said on Monday that it had placed a key assembler of its iPhones on probation after the Taiwanese company was found to have concealed violations of labor rules for students employed at its factories in China. For years, Apple has worked, …

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Labor Board Accuses Google Contractor of Violating Union Rights

Labor Board Accuses Google Contractor of Violating Union Rights

Labor Board Accuses Google Contractor of Violating Union Rights Labor Board Accuses Google Contractor of Violating Union Rights A federal agency issued a complaint this week against a contractor hired by Google and accused it of violating its employees’ labor rights, marking the latest flash point in a long-running struggle between workers and technology companies. In the complaint, the National …

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Jobs Bill Advances in Indonesia, Over Labor and Environmental Objections

Jobs Bill Advances in Indonesia, Over Labor and Environmental Objections

Jobs Bill Advances in Indonesia, Over Labor and Environmental Objections Jobs Bill Advances in Indonesia, Over Labor and Environmental Objections BANGKOK — Indonesia’s Parliament gave final approval Monday to a sweeping jobs-creation bill that would loosen labor and environmental regulations, moves that critics say would harm workers and permit widespread deforestation. With seven of Parliament’s nine political parties in favor, …

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Swami Agnivesh, Crusader Against Labor Abuses in India, Dies at 80

Swami Agnivesh, Crusader Against Labor Abuses in India, Dies at 80

Swami Agnivesh, Crusader Against Labor Abuses in India, Dies at 80 Swami Agnivesh, Crusader Against Labor Abuses in India, Dies at 80 Swami Agnivesh, a revered longtime campaigner against child labor and indentured servitude in India, died on Sept. 11 in New Delhi. He was 80. His death, in a hospital, was confirmed by an associate, Zayauddin Jawed, who said …

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The Rise of Child Labor in the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Rise of Child Labor in the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Rise of Child Labor in the Coronavirus Pandemic The Rise of Child Labor in the Coronavirus Pandemic The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of the world’s poorest children to halt their educations and go to work to help support their families, as schools have closed and parents’ incomes have fallen or vanished. The children do work that is arduous, …

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