NY claims Amazon subjects pregnant workers to harsh conditions

NY claims Amazon subjects pregnant workers to harsh conditions

Amazon’s warehouses are subjecting pregnant women and disabled workers to harsh physical work conditions that have improperly exposed them to injury, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s administration claimed on Wednesday. The administrative complaint by the New York State Division of Human Rights alleges that Amazon has forced pregnant women to lift heavy packages instead of giving them … Read more

These Companies Will Help Employees Counter Abortion Restrictions – NBC New York

These Companies Will Help Employees Counter Abortion Restrictions – NBC New York

Microsoft Corp. this week became the latest company to say it would provide assistance to employees who must travel to get an abortion. Apple, Citigroup, Yelp and others have also announced steps to counter abortion restrictions. Those announcements come as the US Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling … Read more

Bad Takes: May Day may be over, but workers from Amazon to Starbucks aren’t done organizing | Texas News | San Antonio

Bad Takes: May Day may be over, but workers from Amazon to Starbucks aren’t done organizing |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Wikimedia Commons / Elliot Stoller Starbucks workers in Seattle rally for union representation. Bad Takes is a periodic column of opinion and analysis. “In my view, the union leadership at the bargaining table were behaving more like terrorists than partners.” – Ken Hurleyformer vice president of human resources and labor relations at … Read more