"trader joe's just fired me for sending this letter to the ceo, saying i don't share the company values. i guess advocating for a safer workplace isn't a company value?" the man, Ben Bonnema, said in a Friday tweet.
Over the last year while working in fast-food and taking care of my family, I've been exposed to COVID-19 four times. Thankfully, I tested negative each time. But all four of my quarantines were unpaid—including the time I was taking care of my daughter, who got sick with Covid.
The petition asks the Biden administration to update Trump-era guidance on COVID-19 transmission to strengthen virus control protocols for essential workers.
"We set up small tables in our courtyards. We were lucky the internet reached into the courtyard. Some of us taught class off our phones. Parents brought us hot coffee and set up a little backyard fire pit for us on the sidewalk," Kirstin Roberts, a pre-K teacher, told Newsweek.
Chavez was posthumously awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, by former president Bill Clinton.
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.
New York City Police Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said Friday that New York officers were "the most compassionate people on the face of the earth."
Teachers unions across the country are cynically manipulating the virus and hindering children's education.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said the GOP proposal "directs money to people who don't need it and takes money away from people who do need it."
"How can the NYPD protect the city of NY from rioting anarchist when the Mayors object throwing daughter is one of them," the Sergeants Benevolent Association wrote on social media on Sunday.
The number of people in the store made social distancing impossible, so a workers' union is giving Ikea two days to make the store safer.
Representative Rashida Tlaib was detained with members of the labor union Unite Here Friday in a protest against Delta Airlines at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. "We won't stop until we get #fairwages and #healthcare," Tlaib tweeted.
Part of the problem Biden may have in lining up labor support is his own coziness with union-busting corporations.
His support excited students, but there are limitations to the help he can bring without being in the Oval Office.
"Such temporary solutions are not sufficient to address the permanent damage the trade war has inflicted on agricultural export markets."
The EU has started down the path of all of history's fallen empires: facing economic and political difficulties at home whilst over-extending its expansionism on the frontiers.
"Compassionate treatment at the border is not the same as open borders," Stacey Abrams said in her response to Trump's State of the Union address.
The move comes as Kurdish leader Ilham Ahmed's Syrian Democratic Council enters tough negotiations with the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government in hopes of finding peace.
From air traffic controllers to teachers, public workers with the informal power not to work are becoming a new force in American politics.
News commentators have previously drawn backlash after praising Trump for adopting a measured tone.
The National Border Patrol Council has been an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump's proposal to build a wall along the southwest border, going so far as to back a government shutdown in a play to get lawmakers to fund the project.
Federal union workers convened in McAllen, Texas, to protest the shutdown as the president arrived at the border.
The London Eye lit up like the EU flag on New Year's Eve.
The Soviet Union fell apart about 27 years ago, but many Russians wish it were still around.
The U.S. and Russia accused each other of violating the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty—and John Bolton wanted out.
Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky said rap may soon be recognized as a Russian form of art.
"We believe that Mr. Wheeler has committed the crime of official misconduct."