Pennsylvania, New Jersey join antitrust suit over no-poach agreements
The case centers on Jackson Hewitt and its network of franchised tax preparers’ use of agreements, which typically bar firms from hiring employees of another, usually related, firm.
Teamsters-UPS reach ‘game-changing’ labor deal to avert strike
UPS and its workers, represented by the Teamsters, reached a tentative deal on Tuesday to prevent an Aug. 1 strike of 340,000 union members at the package carrier. A work stoppage could have cost the U.S. economy billions by disrupting supply chains and upending distribution to both large and small businesses, hospitals and homes. Representatives […]
Casey introduces AI bills aimed at protecting workers from potential employer abuses
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., has introduced two pieces of legislation aimed at curbing some of the more sinister potential uses of artificial intelligence in the workplace. The “No Robot Bosses” Act would add protections for employees and job applicants from automated decision-making software, and require employers to disclose when and how they use such […]
U.S. economy adds more jobs in June even as hiring slows
Private and public sector jobs saw increase; wages rose.