May 23, 2022

Apple Workers at Maryland Store Become the Third Attempt to Unionize

Workers at an Apple store in Maryland have announced their first steps to unionize, becoming the third store to start such an effort, setting up a potential labor battle with Apple, according to a report from The Washington Post. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) confirmed on May 3 that they have been coordinating with organizers at…

‘Mental Health Crisis’: Psychologist Group Urged Ending BC’s Vaccine Mandate for Regulated Health Workers

Lawyers for a group of BC psychologists demanded the province provide proof that vaccine mandates slow the spread of COVID-19 Just prior to B.C. scrapping plans to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for all regulated health professionals, a group of psychologists had pushed back against the policy. Shortly before that, regional health officials also pointed to evidence…

Exclusive — ‘Huge Victory for Healthcare Workers’: Senate Passes Resolution to Block Biden’s CMS Vaccine Mandate

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution, led by physician and GOP Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS), to block the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for most healthcare workers. “Today is a huge victory for all the healthcare workers who ran to the sound of the COVID battle, as Senate Republicans joined forces taking us one step…

Bill makes it felony to threaten, attack health care workers

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! MADISON, Wis. (AP) — It would be a felony to physically attack or threaten a health care worker under a bill the Wisconsin Assembly is scheduled to approve Wednesday. The proposal with bipartisan support creates the new felony crime of battery against a person who is a […]

DOJ: Tech Executives Fraudulently Outsourced U.S. Jobs to Foreign H-1B Visa Workers

A pair of tech executives in San Jose, California, fraudulently imported foreign H-1B visa workers to the United States to hold American jobs they were not authorized to take, federal prosecutors allege. Namrata Patnaik, 42-years-old, and Kartiki Parekh, 56-years-old, have been charged with visa fraud and conspiracy to commit visa fraud after allegedly operating a…

Hospitals across the U.S. turning to foreign nurses as healthcare workers are fired over vaccine mandates

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Short-staffed hospitals across the country are turning to international nurses to fill staff shortages as thousands of healthcare workers across the country are being cut loose for not submitting to a coronavirus vaccine. Administrators at Billings Clinic in Montana have contracts with two dozen international nurses and […]

Supreme Court poised to decide limits of Biden vaccine rules for businesses, health care workers

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! With the Biden administration citing a “grave danger” to public health caused by unvaccinated Americans, the Supreme Court will hold a fast-tracked, high-stakes public session Friday to decide whether the U.S. government can begin enforcing sweeping COVID-19 vaccine requirements affecting nearly 100 million workers. The justices will […]

Unidentified person paid ransom to free three kidnapped Haiti missionaries, workers say

An unidentified person paid a ransom that freed three missionaries kidnapped by a gang in Haiti under an agreement that was supposed to have led to the release of all 15 remaining captives early last month, workers for their Ohio-based organization have confirmed.  The person who made the payment was not affiliated with Ohio-based Christian […]

Termination of unvaccinated health care workers backfires as Biden pledges help amid COVID surge

President Biden is deploying military doctors and health care workers to bolster hospitals amid the spike in omicron variant cases. But in the last few months, thousands of health care workers across the nation have been terminated over refusing to comply with vaccine mandates, leaving health care providers in the lurch with staffing shortages while […]

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SCOTUS Declines to Block New York’s Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to grant an emergency request from New York healthcare workers to block the state’s coronavirus vaccine mandate, which includes the option to apply for medical exemptions but intentionally excludes religious exemptions. The Thomas More Society, a legal group that fights for religious liberty, filed a lawsuit on behalf of…

Kentucky candle factory owner talks FEMA rescue mission after tornado leaves at least 8 workers dead

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know as you start your day … Kentucky candle factory owner speaks out on FEMA rescue mission after devastating tornadoes“Sunday Night in America” spoke with Mayfield candle factory owner Troy Propes, whose factory was destroyed after deadly tornadoes hit the U.S. and […]

UPS Lays Off 100s of Workers in Biden’s Hometown Scranton 

UPS is laying off hundreds of workers in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Louisville, KY, and President Joe Biden’s hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania. “UPS is transitioning some of the work currently done at one of our Global Business Services offices in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Louisville, KY, and Scranton, PA to another location,” UPS said. “We are…

Biden thanks immigrants and frontline workers, remembers troops in Thanksgiving day proclamation

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden thanked immigrants and frontline workers who took care of Americans’ basic needs during the pandemic, and remembered U.S. troops who have lost their lives in a Thanksgiving Day proclamation. The president issued the proclamation on Wednesday, amid the biggest cost increase for Thanksgiving dinners the […]

New Zealand to Impose ‘No Jab, No Job’ Regime on Teachers, Health Workers

(AFP) — New Zealand announced Monday a sweeping “no jab, no job” policy for most healthcare workers and teachers to prevent the spread of Covid-19. “We can’t leave anything to chance so that’s why we are making it mandatory,” said Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins, who is also the education minister. Doctors, nurses and other…

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente Workers Vote to Authorize Strike over Staff Shortages

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of Kaiser Permanente healthcare workers in Southern California and Oregon have voted to authorize a strike, citing staff shortages.  With nearly 96 percent voting in favor of the strike, the United Nurses Assns. of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP), have entered into talks with Kaiser Permanente to avert what could…

Mayor Eric Garcetti to Unvaccinated L.A. City Workers: Get Vaccinated or ‘Lose Your Job’

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday threatened to fire any city employee who refuses to take the coronavirus vaccine by December 18, saying they “should be prepared to lose their job.” “The city’s employee vaccine mandate is critical to protecting the health and safety of our workforce and the Angelenos we serve,” Garcetti said…

Republican AGs Say There Is No Federal Vaccine Mandate for Private Workers, Vow to Sue

Several Republican attorneys general have said that President Joe Biden’s federal mandate for COVID-19 vaccinations hasn’t yet come into effect for private businesses, adding that if it is ordered, they will file lawsuits against it. Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen, a Republican, noted that the White House only last week submitted the text of its…

Job Openings Hit New Record as Businesses Struggle to Hire Workers Off the Dole

U.S. job openings surged in July to a new record high even as the pace of hiring was little changed, highlighting the unflagging struggle of many businesses to expand their payrolls in an economy awash in pandemic emergency funds from the government. The number of available positions rose to 10.9 million during the month from…

Joe Biden Serves Sandwiches to Union Workers on Labor Day

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta President Joe Biden celebrated Labor Day by delivering deli sandwiches to union workers in his home state of Delaware. According to the Associated Press, the president visited an event orchestrated by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 313 in New Castle, Delaware, where he served sandwiches from Capriotti’s, a Delaware restaurant…

Cori Bush: ‘Disgusting’ OnlyFans Used Sex Workers to Elevate Platform –

Far-left Democrat Cori Bush (D-MO) is blasting OnlyFans after it announced it would no longer allow sexually explicit material, declaring that “sex work is work.” “Using sex workers to build your platform only to kick them off once you make it big is disgusting. Sex work is work,” the freshman Democrat said following the news…

D.C. Council Hopes to Redistribute Wealth to Increase Pay for Child Care Workers, Provide ‘Basic Monthly Income,’ Housing Vouchers

Despite the fact that the District of Columbia received $2.5 billion in federal coronavirus relief funds, the majority of the city council advanced on Tuesday the Homes and Hearts Amendment Act, which would increase the marginal tax rate for residents who earn $250,000 or more. The plan would redistribute the wealth of successful D.C. residents…

Say Cheese: China Office Uses AI to Only Let Smiling Workers Enter Building

Camera manufacturer Canon has invented a new way to boost workplace morale — installing AI cameras in its offices that force workers to smile to enter the building. The Verge reports that Canon has installed cameras with AI-enabled “smile recognition” technology in the offices of its Chinese subsidiary Cannon Information Technology. The cameras only allow smiling…

Labor Union: Biden ‘Devastating’ Union Workers with Plan to Close Prisons

A labor union with more than 600,000 active and retired members is blasting President Joe Biden’s ending federal contracts with privately-operated prisons that hold mostly foreign nationals convicted of felonies. After taking office, Biden requested that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) not renew any of its contracts with 11 privately-operated prisons that nearly all hold…

DHS Mayorkas Approves Another 22,000 Foreign Workers

Joe Biden’s deputies are admitting another 22,000 foreign workers to help U.S. businesses, regardless of the damage done to working Americans and their communities now recovering from the coronavirus crash. “Today’s joint rule helps American businesses,” said a statement from Alejandro Mayorkas, the pro-migration lawyer who is now secretary of the Department of Homeland Security…

Foundry Groups: Inability to Find Workers ‘Has Reached Crisis Level,’ Urge End to Extended Unemployment

The American Foundry Society (AFS) and the Foundry Association of Michigan (FAM) sent a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) Thursday urging her to end extended unemployment benefits. In a letter obtained by Breitbart News, the two groups said the “number one issue” facing the metalcasting industry is “the inability to find workers” and said…

Police: Woman Allegedly Shoots at Burger King Workers over Drive-Thru Wait Time

Memphis Police Department A drive-thru order took a bad turn on Tuesday when a woman allegedly opened fire into the window of a Burger King in Memphis, Tennessee, according to police. “The Memphis Police Department said it all started when a woman got angry about how long she was waiting for her food at a…

Biden Adviser Cecilia Rouse on MLB’s Georgia Boycott: ‘Undoubtedly Going to Be a Cost’ to Stadium Workers

Council of Economic Advisers chair Cecilia Rouse said CBS’s “Face the Nation” that “there is undoubtedly going to be a cost” to the majority-black city of Atlanta’s stadium workers because Major League Baseball moved it’s All-Star game move out of Georgia to protest the new voting law. Partial transcript as follows: BRENNAN: This past week, we had a…

Poll: Less than Half of China’s Health Workers Want Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine

Less than half of healthcare workers polled recently in the Chinese province of Zhejiang would receive a Chinese coronavirus vaccine candidate after its emergency approval, while just one-quarter of medical workers in Zhejiang are willing to get a coronavirus vaccine once they are available for all people. Zhejiang’s disease control and prevention center (CDC) surveyed…

California Judge Strikes Down Trump Administration Rules That Would Limit Visas To Skilled Workers

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White struck down two Trump administration rules Tuesday that would have reduced the number of visas issued to skilled foreign workers each year. The Trump administration announced new changes to the H-1B visa program in October, which included new salary requirements on companies that hire foreign skilled workers and limited speciality…

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