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New bill would offer worker protection in climate disasters

New bill would offer worker protection in climate disasters

Rep. Cori Bush is introducing legislation to protect workers following six deaths last year caused by a tornado hitting an Amazon warehouse.
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The frontline workers at risk in Europe’s heat wave

The frontline workers at risk in Europe’s heat wave

As some escape to air-conditioned offices, others swelter in outdoor jobs.
Inside the effort to unionize Square Roots, Kimbal Musk's vertical farming company

Inside the effort to unionize Square Roots, Kimbal Musk's vertical farming company

A small team of urban farmers is trying to unionize in Brooklyn, hoping to increase their voice in the workplace. But if union drives at other Musk-led companies are any indication, they face an uphill battle.

Hoda Katebi wants to take on fast fashion by taking it down

Hoda Katebi wants to take on fast fashion by taking it down

The organizer Hoda Katebi is tackling the global garment industry, not as a reformer but as an abolitionist.
Electric bus makers pave the way to union jobs for disadvantaged workers

Electric bus makers pave the way to union jobs for disadvantaged workers

Proterra picks up riders on the high road to a zero emission future.
A top A.F.L.-C.I.O. official joins Greenpeace USA

A top A.F.L.-C.I.O. official joins Greenpeace USA

The move by Tefere Gebre, the No. 3 official at the A.F.L.-C.I.O., highlights what many labor and environmental officials say is a need to cooperate.
Push to pay overtime to Oregon's farmworkers up against strong industry opposition

Push to pay overtime to Oregon's farmworkers up against strong industry opposition

Oregon farmworkers haven't qualified for overtime pay since 1938, but a proposal before the 2022 Oregon Legislature would change that.
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