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Feds: Steel mill cited for failing to protect, train workers
CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Federal investigators have cited a northeast Ohio steel mill for safety violations, including that workers weren't protected from a dangerous atmosphere caused by chemicals leaking into the ventilation system. WEWS-TV reports ( ) documents released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration say TimkenSteel also failed ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Occupational safety and health Akron Ohio Ohio English-language films Nitrogen HVAC Water Laborer
Union says workers should be guaranteed more pay for Port Covington work
Labor unions are continuing to demand Baltimore officials tie higher wages for the estimated 15,000 construction jobs at the Port Covington project to any public subsidies for the developer. David Allison, of the Laborers' International Union of North America, said it is unacceptable for Under...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Trade union Wage Collective bargaining Prevailing wage Baltimore Employment Laborer Locust Point Baltimore
West Jeffco crime blotter: Woman finds receipt in gas tank
With a cigarette butt in a gas tank, toilet paper vandalism and dumped debris, this week's West Jeffco crime blotter is pretty trashy.
1 points by The Denver Post | Woman English-language films Sheriff Paper Spray painting Suspect Laborer Driveway
Businesses balk at Baltimore's minimum wage bill
Russ Causey chose Baltimore nearly 20 years ago to start a customer service call center serving colleges, but the CEO said Tuesday he has started working with an office leasing broker to prepare to leave. A $15 minimum-wage mandate passed by the City Council on Monday will put his CMD Outsourcing...
238 points by Baltimore Sun | Minimum wage Wage Employment Supply and demand Working class Salary Laborer Employment compensation
100 days of demonetisation: Stories of hardship
From people who lost jobs, to people who lost loved ones - seven stories that reveal the impact of demonetisation.
925 points by Al Jazeera English | Factory Industrial Revolution Government Assembly line Laborer Poverty Money
Letter: Failure to communicate on right-to-work
Failure to communicate on right-to-workI called my representative in the New Hampshire House, Republican John Valera, to discuss the upcoming vote on so-called right-to-work legislation. We spoke for about 10 minutes; he did 95 percent of the talking.I asked him three times to explain his understand...
28 points by Concord Monitor | New Hampshire Employee benefit Understanding United States House of Representatives Legislature Bill Clinton Voting Laborer
Letter: Race and wages
Race and wagesI appreciate that Archie Richards is no longer restrained by “political correctness” when giving his opinions on racism and the minimum wage (Monitor letters, Jan. 28). He feels free to opine that labor performed by poor uneducated black people is worth less.Now, I could tell how I mov...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Employment Minimum wage United Kingdom Wage Live USB White people Live CD Laborer
Baltimore County must pay former worker $780,000 for violating disability law, jury decides
Baltimore County must pay more than $780,000 to a former longtime county sanitarian who said she was forced into retirement when supervisors refused to accommodate her disability, a federal jury decided. Dianne Van Rossum sued the county for alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Employment Discrimination Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Disability Jury Laborer Federal government of the United States United States district court
NYC Sanitation Department launches their new 2017 calendar
There's nothing trashy about these pin-ups.
412 points by Daily News | Recycling New York City Manhattan Waste management Foley Square Waste Laborer Lower Manhattan