"He makes $152,000 per *minute* and yet his workers are forced defecate in bags," Omar said, accusing Bezos of retaliating against workers seeking to unionize.
"Neither the Fair Labor Standards Act nor Georgia law require breaks or meal periods be given to workers," the state's Labor Department says on its website.
So far, only 1 in 10 of Manhattan office employees have returned to the office amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In a TV appearance, the Vermont senator pressed Amazon's CEO to explain recent reports of alleged aggressive anti-union tactics being used to prevent warehouse employees from organizing.
Democrats may be poised to pass a plan increasing the federal minimum wage, but the initial increase for Americans in 25 states would only be to $9.50
Sydney from Waxhaw, North Carolina, will meet with Senator Bill Burr's staff on Thursday in hopes of persuading the senator to co-sponsor the bill.
Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal wished "the best" to outgoing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, while remaining critical of his company's labor practices and tax payments.
Chavez was posthumously awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, by former president Bill Clinton.
With the Trump administration's days in office waning, we are set for the messy and divisive politics of immigration to return to national preeminence.
The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus is aggressively pushing for Biden to name Julie Su to his Cabinet after Pete Buttigieg was nominated for transportation secretary.
With the case of unionized workers, employers can require their employees to be vaccinated against the new coronavirus, save some exceptions.
"Because the virus is so pervasive, it may be very difficult if not impossible to prove that the illness is work-related," North Carolina Department of Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry wrote.
The former vice president won roughly 56 percent of the vote in union households, according to early data.
As people celebrate the end of summer, it's important to remember that Labor Day salutes everyday people across the country.
A story worth telling on this Labor Day.
Athletes from various professional sports leagues, including the NBA, WNBA, MLB and MLS, refused to play on Wednesday in protest to the shooting of Jacob Blake.
President Trump's recent executive order is exactly on point.
Simply "buying American" is not enough.
The opposition leaders who came within a seat or two of ousting Netanyahu broke with the entire premise of their campaign—and gave Bibi yet another term in office.
"We have to go back to work," Trump said Thursday. "Our country has to go back."
The coronavirus pandemic is triggering job losses and 1 million people could be laid off in April alone, a former White House economist warned.
Over 75 percent of the 25,000 workplace assaults reported annually in the United States took place in hospitals and other health care and social services settings, according to data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The report says that the labor board, which is supposed to protect the interests of workers, has "elevated corporate interests above those of working men and women and have routinely betrayed the statute they are responsible for administering and enforcing."
Offices in Alabama have been shuttered in a sick-out in demand of better wages and more jobs.
Amazonians United Sacramento has unified to protest the company's limited off-time policies after a fellow worker was fired for spending one hour more than allowed by off-time policy at the bedside of her dying mother-in-law.