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U.S. labor movement looks for path forward after Amazon defeat

FILE PHOTO: Banners are placed at the Amazon facility as members of a congressional delegation arrive to show their support for workers who will vote on whether to unionize, in Bessemer, Alabama, U.S. March 5, 2021. REUTERS/Dustin Chambers/File Photo April 15, 2021 By Timothy Aeppel (Reuters) – Regina McDowell was not surprised that workers overwhelmingly […]

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise again, but labor market recovery gaining steam

FILE PHOTO: A “We’re Hiring” sign advertising jobs is seen at the entrance of a restaurant in Miami, Florida, May 2020. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo April 8, 2021 By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the increase likely understated the rapidly improving labor […]

U.S. job openings jump to two-year high in boost to labor market

FILE PHOTO: A “We’re Hiring” sign advertising jobs is seen at the entrance of a restaurant, as Miami-Dade County eases some of the lockdown measures put in place during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Miami, Florida, U.S., May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo April 6, 2021 By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. job […]

Amazon illegally fired employees critical of work conditions, labor board finds

FILE PHOTO: Amazon boxes are seen stacked for delivery in the Manhattan borough of New York City, January 29, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo April 6, 2021 By Jeffrey Dastin and Aakriti Bhalla (Reuters) -Amazon.com Inc illegally fired two employees who advocated for better working conditions during the pandemic, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board has […]

U.S. and Canada reject Chinese sanctions over slave labor debate

Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke during a welcome ceremony at the State Department in Washington, D.C. on January 27, 2021. (Photo by CARLOS BARRIA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 3:00 PM PT – Sunday, March 28, 2021 The State Department is condemning Mainland China over it’s new sanctions on top U.S., Canadian and European […]