Tag Archives: Labor Issues

Medieval Times Union Says Company Brought In Scab Knights From Canada – Heemang Parmar

[ad_1] A pair of Medieval Times knights from the company’s Toronto castle were headed to Southern California earlier this week when their inter-kingdom travel apparently hit a snag. The two knights and a third Medieval Times worker were turned away by the Department of Homeland Security because they lacked visas to work in the U.S.,…

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OSHA Fines Amazon For Exposing Warehouse Workers To Injuries – Heemang Parmar

[ad_1] The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced Wednesday that it was hitting Amazon with a series of fines after investigating the online retailer’s workplace safety practices at three warehouses in Florida, Illinois and New York. The agency found Amazon employees were at a “high risk” of lower-back injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders, which…

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REI Workers At Berkeley Store Vote To Unionize In Another Win For Labor – Heemang Parmar

[ad_1] REI employees in Berkeley, California, have formed the outdoor retailer’s second union, extending a winning streak for organized labor at largely non-union companies. Workers at the Berkeley store voted 56 to 38 in favor of joining the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union in a mail-in election this month, according to a vote…

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