Rising heat stress could cost 80 million jobs by 2030 – U.N.

“The impact of heat stress on labor productivity is a serious consequence of climate change, which adds to other adverse impacts such as changing rain patterns, raising sea levels and loss of biodiversity,” said ILO’s Catherine Saget. 

Minnesota Enacts Wage Theft Law

Passed in May 2019 the wage theft law amends existing state labor laws and adds new wage and hour requirements, protections and sanctions.

Workers Allege Discrimination at the Airport

At the start of June with less than a week notice a new contractor, Innovative Handling Solutions, replaced East African workers with majority white workers

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The MAC Commission gets Heated

A bitter fight between Delta and IAM over the unionization of ground workers and flight attendants landed at Monday’s MAC meeting. 

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The Trump Administration’s War on Federal Workers

In the process of these negotiations, AFGE District Office Manager Matt Muchowski says that VA management is attempting to undo labor rights that have been won by the union since its founding in 1932.