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Amazon patents device to track workers’ hands

Detroit News

Paula Brantner, senior adviser at employee rights organization Workplace Fairness, said technology is pushing boundaries in the workplace and employees have few rights to deny it. “Everybody wants those Amazon jobs,” Brantner said. “If you don’t want to wear the wristband, someone else will.”

Today's Workplace more

New Jersey to be tenth state with paid sick leave, but the U.S. stays at the bottom worldwide

Laura Clawson

Arizona teachers could be next to go on strike

Casey Quinlan

12 Things We've Learned About the GOP Tax Bill

AFL-CIO Now

Acosta Refuses To Commit to Preserving OSHA Recordkeeping Rule

Jordan Barab

Tesla Workers Say Elon Musk is a Union Buster. The NLRB Just Gave Their Case a Boost.

Michael Arria

In the Courts more

Rana v. Islam

Vacating in part and remanding a case in which a former employee sued his employers alleging violations of state and federal labor and human trafficking laws for their treatment of him as a domestic worker for a Bangladeshi diplomat because cumulative liquidated damages may not be awarded for the same course of conduct under both the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law.

April 18, 2018

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In the News

Tesla says its factory is safer. But it left injuries off the books

Senate Bill to Curtail Labor Rights on Tribal Land Falls Short

NYC will require sexual harassment training for workers

Long days and second jobs: How teachers get by

With Pickets and Lawsuits, Unions and Developers Go to War

Giving new moms paid leave is essential. But so is helping them return to work

Tesla Workers Claim Racial Bias and Abuse at Electric Car Factory

Unions brace for big changes under Republican-led U.S. labor board

In Historic Move At Labor-Skeptic 'Chicago Tribune', Newsroom Pushes To Form Union

Women Can't Have Prior Salaries Used Against Them, Court Says In Equal Pay Case

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