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Labor Issues

  1. sexual harassment
    McDonald’s Workers Will Strike to Protest Sexual HarassmentThe strike will take place in ten cities on September 18.
  2. Ocasio-Cortez’s Victory Is a Win for New York’s Restaurant WorkersHer platform (universal health care, a $15 minimum wage, support for the Equality Act) would address the labor issues the industry is rife with.
  3. politics
    China Frees Activists Investigating Ivanka Trump Shoe FactoryAs still more damning reports surface about conditions for workers there.
  4. politics
    Women Who Make Ivanka’s Clothes Don’t Even Earn Enough to Live With Their KidsSome of Ivanka’s clothing is made in Indonesia, where workers, the majority of whom are women, barely earn minimum wage.
  5. politics
    A Factory Used by Ivanka Trump’s Clothing Maker Underpaid WorkersThe Chinese factory systematically overworked and underpaid workers, an inspection found.
  6. food delivery
    A New York Food-Delivery Service Will Offer Medical Benefits to CouriersHomer Logistics is raising the ante for GrubHub, Postmates, and Uber.
  7. nailed it
    Hundreds of Volunteers Gather to Educate Manicurists on Their Rights People distributed informational fliers at nearly 100 New York City subway stations this morning.
  8. rituals
    What Getting Your Nails Done Really MeansAnd why the manicure habit is so hard to break.
  9. labor issues
    Have You Made Alternate Travel Plans for Your School-Age Children?Schools chancellor says a bus driver strike is “not a matter of if but when.”
  10. technology
    Danger at Apple Factories in China Exposed AgainThe company’s labor practices don’t seem to be getting much better.
  11. Labor Issues
    Papasito Mexican Grill & Agave Bar in Agua Caliente, AgainThis time it’s over alleged wage violations.
  12. Tipping
    Will New Tip Regulations Matter?There are new rules in place, but they sound as fuzzy as the old ones.