Poll shows half of U.S. workers favor employee shot mandate

Poll shows half of U.S. workers favor employee shot mandate

[ad_1] Half of American workers are in favor of vaccine requirements at their workplaces, according to a new poll, at a time when such mandates gain traction following the federal government’s full approval of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine. The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that about 59 percent of remote … Read more

Qatar has failed to explain up to 70% of migrant worker deaths in past 10 years – Amnesty | Workers’ rights

[ad_1] World Cup host Qatar has failed to investigate the deaths of thousands of migrant workers in the past decade, according to a new report by Amnesty International. The human rights organisation said the majority of migrant worker deaths in Qatar are attributed to “natural causes”, cardiac or respiratory failure; classifications which are “meaningless” without … Read more

‘We work non-stop’: LA garment workers toil for top brands and earn paltry rate | Los Angeles

[ad_1] Thousands of garment workers in Los Angeles who make pants, shirts, blouses and other clothing for a variety of well-known fashion labels are paid less than minimum wage through a piece-rate payment system that compensates workers just a few cents per article of clothing. Works say they typically work from 7am to 6pm Monday … Read more

LGBTQ sex workers ‘in limbo’ after OnlyFans policy change

LGBTQ sex workers 'in limbo' after OnlyFans policy change

[ad_1] OnlyFans, the online content subscription service, has faced widespread backlash from sex workers after it announced last week that it will ban sexually explicit content starting Oct. 1.  Some LGBTQ OnlyFans creators say the changes could jeopardize one of their primary sources of income during the Covid-19 pandemic. Many sex workers, such as Stacey … Read more

‘We’re peons to them’: Nabisco factory workers on why they’re striking | US unions

[ad_1] The pandemic drove many people to the cookie jar and helped Nabisco, maker of Oreos, Chips Ahoy!, Fig Newtons and other sweet treats weather the worst of the outbreak. But as the company’s profits continue to recover, workers at its US plants are striking over the outsourcing of jobs to Mexico and concessions demanded … Read more

American workers rush to take advantage of pandemic bargaining power

American workers rush to take advantage of pandemic bargaining power

[ad_1] A pandemic-tightened labor market has given willing and able workers more of an upper hand with their employers for the first time in generations. While workers are trying to take advantage of this rare moment of opportunity, economists are less convinced. Worker power is the ability of an employee to command higher wages and … Read more