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.
The state of Alaska is planning on appealing a federal court decision that says they cannot count unscheduled weeks for rotational workers against their accumulated leave time.
We need laws that will empower contractors and freelancers without risking taking away the work they count on.
"Who do you think is mowing our beautiful lawns in Somerset County? We don't usually ask, but a lot of those workers are undocumented. They're just not a lot of kids, sorry, from Montgomery High who are going to be doing that full time," Malinowski said.
The city of New York has agreed to pay her a $610,000 settlement.
Workers have had the right to 12 weeks of unpaid leave after childbirth, adoption and for other serious health issues.
As a requirement of the visa process, I ran "help wanted" ads in my area for jobs at my seasonal landscaping business. Not a single American applied.
Job Torres could be sentenced to 10 years for the count of harboring undocumented immigrants and 20 years for the forced labor count.
The legislation would eliminate restrictions on the number of hours that 16- and 17-year-olds can work each week.
The rule change would make it nearly impossible for those employees to engage in collective bargaining, and could cost them up to $1.3 billion each year, an Economic Policy Institute study found.
A Wisconsin high school marketing teacher violated district "bias" rules after showing students a comedy-infused pro-labor union video entitled, "Why the Rich Love Destroying Unions."
Despite his statements about supporting workers, Trump has decreased labor protections, rolled back worker safety and weakened federal unions.
Working without payment to decrease their sentences, inmates in Florida regularly participate in public works projects.
Health professionals are concerned rates of C-sections are rising, despite the fact they carry a greater risk of complications.
About 700 women die during childbirth in the U.S. every year.
"The American people will not be fooled by the Trumps' political publicity stunts calling for the creation of more American jobs," a DNC spokeswoman stated.
The president will sign an executive order "to prioritize and expand workforce development so that we can create and fill American jobs with American workers," Ivanka Trump wrote.
Amazon Echo speakers and Kindle e-readers are produced by Chinese laborers who work long hours for low pay and without proper safety training, according to a new report by China Labor Watch, a U.S.-based humanitarian group.
The tennis star nearly lost her life after giving birth to her only daughter.