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As vaccinations continue across the U.S., some companies are offering financial incentives to encourage their workers to get the shots.
The U.S. government announced Wednesday that it will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from the Uighur region of China in its most sweeping action yet to pressure the Communist Party over its campaign against ethnic minorities.
A group of Google engineers and other workers announced Monday they have formed a union, creating a rare foothold for the labor movement in the tech industry.
HOUSTON – A federal judge did not immediately issue a ruling following a court hearing Tuesday on the fate of a U.S. program shielding immigrants brought to the country illegally as children.
Kenyan doctors and other crucial medical personnel in public hospitals Monday started a nationwide strike to protest the lack of personal protective equipment and health insurance for frontline workers fighting against the spread of the coronavirus.
An independent monitor will watch the United Auto Workers’ finances and operations, and members will decide how they pick future leaders under a reform agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s office.
A labor agency in Washington state has announced that it will increase workers' compensation for Amazon fulfillment center employees, deeming the company's centers more hazardous than other types of warehouses.
As soon as London, England’s first coronavirus lockdown ended last summer, Abbie Sheppard, 24, took a quick vacation to Bermuda. Four months later, the vacation is long over, but she’s still there – one of the thousands of people lured to islands in the Caribbean and the North Atlantic by programs aimed at snagging remote workers.
Who will be the first to get COVID-19 vaccines? No decision has been made, but the consensus among many experts in the U.S. and globally is that health care workers should be first, said Sema Sgaier of the Surgo Foundation, a nonprofit group working on vaccine allocation issues.
A deeply divided Washington Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 5-4 in favor of farm laborers, saying dairy workers in the state should have received overtime pay as part of the Washington Minimum Wage Act.
Community collaboration is the key to creating a competitive workforce and driving economic recovery amid the coronavirus pandemic, area employers and school officials said during a virtual workforce summit hosted by the Spokane Journal of Business.
Washington's COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund began taking applications Wednesday for requests from some workers who don't qualify for other federal stimulus programs.
New jobless claims in the state and Spokane County dropped last week, the third consecutive week of decline, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department.
While Donald Trump and Joe Biden get the vast majority of the attention in the race for the White House, there are other options for Washington and Idaho voters to choose, although not all the same options.
Laid-off workers in the state filed 20,006 new jobless claims last week, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department.
A Guatemalan man who had been living in a makeshift migrant camp while waiting to petition the U.S. government for asylum drowned in the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas, aid workers said Wednesday.
OLYMPIA – Washington voters will likely get to choose from more than two candidates for president after Walmart cashier Alyson Kennedy and catering cook Malcolm Jarrett, of the Socialist Workers Party, filed petitions Friday to appear on the November ballot.
Spokane authorities arrested 10 men suspected of being delegates to a secret regional convention of Wobblies in Spokane.
Former United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger is denying claims by General Motors that he took bribes paid into foreign bank accounts by Fiat Chrysler in order to stick GM with higher labor costs.
As coronavirus infections continue to increase in Spokane and North Idaho, virtually all area grocery stores have ended what had been called "hazard pay" for grocery store workers who were classified as essential employees and required to work during the pandemic.