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Amazon Labor Union Loses Ground in Staten Island Push

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island have voted against unionizing, marking the first loss for the fledgling, worker-led Amazon Labor Union (ALU). When the tally concluded Monday, workers at the LDJ5 sortation center had voted 618 to 380 against union representation. The defeat marks a major letdown for the ALU, which had been…


A Labor of Love

Photography by Chroma/Mark Jackson High-end designer Chris Goddard discusses the secrets to his longtime success, his time on a reality TV show, and a French chateau project that’s both a home and a love letter. © Chroma/Mark Jackson Tell us about your upbringing: I’m an only child and only grandchild, so I was spoiled. But…

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Signs of labor: 6 clues baby is coming soon

Home References (Image credit: Getty) The signs of labor can differ from one woman to another, and even for the same woman they may change from one pregnancy to the next. Although there’s no way to predict how a woman’s labor will progress or how long it will last, there are a few  common signs…

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Report: Tech recruiters are forced to streamline their practices due to the talent gap and labor market

January 12, 2022 2:20 PM Image Credit: Shutterstock Did you miss a session from the Future of Work Summit? Head over to our Future of Work Summit on-demand library to stream. A tough tech labor market is forcing long-overdue changes to hiring processes, as 57% of tech recruiters are open to removing the CV from the recruitment…

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Labor shortages: The answer lies in the power of technology

– PAID CONTENT – By ComplianceMate As the COVID-19 crisis drags on, it has become clear that its aftereffects will be felt in the business world for years to come. Many businesses permanently closed their doors due to COVID-related shutdowns, and many others were forced to dramatically realign their operations.  For professionals in the restaurant,…

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Labor market shows signs of hiring uptick as coronavirus surge fades

Jobs Many Americans feel more comfortable returning to the workforce as child care situation improves and worries about COVID ease. A hiring sign is placed at a booth for Jameson’s Irish Pub during a job fair on Sept. 22 in the West Hollywood section of Los Angeles. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File By Eli Rosenberg,…

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Labor shortage, supply constraints and inflation hold back economy trying to emerge from pandemic

As far as the eye can see cargo trucks wait in long lines to enter The Port of Los Angeles as the port is set to begin operating around the clock on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 in San Pedro, CA.Jason Armond | Los Angeles Times | Getty ImagesAs the pandemic recedes, it has created lingering…

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The Right in Labor 

It will take work to give birth to an American right that cares about workers, but there are plenty of opportunities. When last weekend Southwest Airlines canceled nearly two thousand flights, many on the right took something of a victory lap. The cancellations were caused by either an odd cascade of weather incidents and circumstances…

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Wave of US labor unrest could see tens of thousands on strike within weeks

Tens of thousands of workers around the US could go on strike in the coming weeks in what would be the largest wave of labor unrest since a series of teacher strikes in 2018 and 2019, which won major victories and gave the American labor movement a significant boost.The unrest spans a huge range of…

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Reset Labor Markets With a Local Half-Time Job Guarantee

The attacks on pandemic income support and the Refundable Child Tax Credit highlight the need for work guarantees. September 21, 2021 In the wake of the Covid recession, state and local governments have the chance to remake local labor markets—and public assistance—by adopting a policy guaranteeing half-time employment at $15 an hour for every resident.…