On July 31 2022, posts to Twitter and Reddit referenced signs about a leaked Bank of America memo and a quote — “we hope conditions for American workers get worse”: Posters Everywhere At Bank Of America #BankOfAmericaScandal #Boycot
(Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)On July 19, Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward—who has has pushed baseless voter fraud claims about the 2020 election in Arizona—tweeted a picture of an early voting mailing envelope from Maricopa
There’s no doubt about it: For election officials across the country, recruiting poll workers is more challenging than ever. COVID-19 made people with health worries want to stay home. Rampant […] The post Poll workers are short-staffed, under
Poll workers are short-staffed, under attack and quietly defending democracy
Figures for the salary of rail workers mentioned by transport secretary Grant Shapps are not representative of those involved in the national rail strike.
The gain towers over the 4.4% increase in wages and benefits netted by private-sector workers through 2021.
Starbucks is among the most high-profile companies to have adopted a travel benefit for workers seeking abortions.
McDonald's said that it has started the process of selling its Russian business, which includes 850 restaurants that employ 62,000 people.
They found 500 kilograms (over 1,100 pounds) of cocaine, with a street value of $50 million, as they unloaded coffee beans that had arrived by train.
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s “record” includes “firing” 34,000 health care workers.
Amazon workers in Staten Island, New York, voted to unionize, marking the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history.
A former Google employee sued the tech giant for racial discrimination, saying it engages in a “pattern and practice” of unfair treatment for its Black workers.
The White House is marking Equal Pay Day by taking new steps aimed at ending the gender pay gap for federal workers and contractors.
Video from the Museum of Modern Art shows the moment a man leaped over a reception desk and stabbed two employees as they tried to flee.
Quick Take Dozens of people stayed at a Florida hotel in January while employed as temporary farmworkers for a wholesale plant nursery. But a Facebook video and a tweet by State Rep. Anthony Sabatini falsely claimed they were “illegals”
Hundreds of ‘illegals’ were dropped off at Florida hotel.
Does a video posted by Republican congressional candidate Laura Loomer show dozens of "illegal" migrant workers arriving at a Florida hotel? No, that's not true: The workers were legally contracted to work for a central Florida plant nurs
On January 28 2022, a quote meme circulated on social media platforms, attributing commentary about businesses paying “less than a living wage” to United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt: On the right side of the meme was a portrai
Staff absences for COVID-19 tripled this month in London’s hospitals, and nearly 10% of the city’s firefighters called out sick.
Says Kellogg’s tweeted, “Oh, so you think it's cool when workers strike jobs? Now replace 'jobs' with 'women.' Still think it's 'cool'?"
The claim originated on a website known for satirizing current events.
Starbucks workers have voted to unionize at a store in Buffalo, New York over the company’s objections.
A video appearing to show a camera crew filming several people in hazmat suits pushing a trolley with the caption “Caught in the act 🤔 light, camera, action! 🎬 The media is the v!rus 🤦♀️ wake up people 🤣” has over 5,000
Only Aldi Australia has made COVID-19 vaccination a requirement for its employees. The supermarket chain has not mandated it in other countries.
Do health care workers giving COVID-19 tests need to quarantine after coming into contact with those who test positive? No, that's not true: Those workers are wearing personal protective equipment and are only in close contact for the sec
Official statistics show that there were at least 15,000 migrant worker deaths between 2010-2020, but there is no reliable data on the cause of death.
The story told of a veterinarian who supposedly cut into a giant anaconda at a construction site and found something inside its body.
A fierce dispute has erupted among economists about whether the president's child-tax credit expansion will cause parents to stop working. We explain the debate.
SciCheck Digest The Federal Emergency Management Agency is deploying contracted medical workers to understaffed hospitals, where they are required to comply with COVID-19 vaccine mandates. But social media posts falsely claim that “doctors and nu
An October 16 2021, a Facebook post by performance artist and perennial political candidate Vermin Supreme highlighted an October 11 tweet claiming that it became illegal for employers to forbid workers from discussing their pay rate 86 years earlier:
A post shared 29,000 times on Facebook claims that Tesco is sacking 4,300 staff and relates this to the use of self-service checkout machines. There is no evidence that this is happening. Tesco also confirmed that this was false. The post may refer to
More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike, the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery giant in more than three decades.
Are fully vaccinated people unable to spread COVID-19 if they are infected? No, that's not true. President Joe Biden incorrectly stated that vaccinated healthcare workers cannot spread the coronavirus if they are infected after receiving
It wasn't immediately clear how much the supply of Frosted Flakes or any of the company's other iconic brands would be disrupted.
Ernest Johnson died from an injection of pentobarbital at the state prison in Bonne Terre.
More than 20 current and former employees are accusing Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket ship company of being a toxic work environment and not adhering to proper safety protocols.
Some are being issued panic buttons in case of assault and ditching their scrubs before going out in public for fear of harassment.
“More than 60 frontline UK healthcare workers took their own life at the beginning of the pandemic.” The i, 9 September 2021. The i newspaper has reported new data claiming to show that 64 frontline healthcare workers died by suicide at th
Biden will sign a new executive order to require vaccination for employees of the executive branch and contractors who do business with the federal government.
Ida slammed into the Gulf Coast at a time when building contractors were already grappling with severe shortages of workers and depleted supply chains.