Israel is recruiting skilled laborers from India after suspending work permits for most Palestinian workers following the Oct. 7 attack on Israel by Hamas-backed militants.
Journalists have walked out of two dozen newsrooms over layoffs, budget cuts and fraught contract talks in just the past few weeks. All of them belong to the leading newspaper union, the NewsGuild.
Senate Bill 362 bars businesses that open shop in Georgia from receiving state incentives if they recognize labor unions, unless workers vote to unionize with a secret ballot.
Workers at more than 200 U.S. Starbucks locations walked off the job Thursday in what organizers said was the largest strike yet in the two-year-old effort to unionize the company's stores.
Mayor Andre Dickens has appointed John Flanagan as the commissioner of the newly established Atlanta Department of Labor and Employment Services.
More than a million women in Bogotá, Colombia, do unpaid family caregiver work full-time. The country has launched a groundbreaking program called "Care Blocks" to ease their burden.
A new exhibit, Fighting for Freedom, at Georgia State University in Atlanta explores the historic connection between labor unions and civil rights organizing in the South.
Georgia’s unemployment rate rose slightly last month to 3.3%, up one-tenth of a point from the revised jobless rate of 3.2% the state posted in July, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.
Bold union demands, bolstered by a tight labor market and frustration throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, are paying off in some sectors with significant raises for workers.
Employers added 187,000 jobs in August, while the unemployemnt rate rose to 3.8%. The data indicates a steady labor market heading into the Labor Day weekend.
Eight former state employees have been indicted on charges of unemployment insurance fraud allegedly committed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Este verano ha sido sorprendentemente caliente. ¿Qué significa eso para las personas que sacan nuestra basura, limpian nuestro patio, entregan nuestro correo o recogen la comida que comemos? En una historia contada en colaboración con periodistas de TIME, Sofi Gratas de GPB explora lo que algunos empleadores están haciendo para mitigar el daño que el calor puede causar a los muchos trabajadores esenciales que no pueden escapar del calor peligroso.
This summer has been shockingly hot. What does that mean for the people who take out our trash, clean our yard, deliver our mail or pick the food we eat? In a story told in collaboration with reporters from TIME, GPB’s Sofi Gratas explores what some employers are doing to mitigate the damage heat can cause to the many essential workers who can't escape hazardous heat.
U.S. farms have faced worker shortages for years. Now compounding the problem: The children of farmworkers are leaving the fields, forcing farm owners to look to other countries for labor.
The number of H-2A visas for seasonal farmworkers issued each year has more than quadrupled over the past decade. The growth has alarmed labor advocates. Farmers don't love the program, either.