States see record low unemployment across the U.S.
South and Midwest see big boosts. Young people, Black women and people with disabilities benefit.
Here’s how we’re addressing Pa.’s worker misclassification crisis | Opinion
Unscrupulous construction employers need to know this: The days of flying under the radar are over. We are watching.
Pittsburgh unions file antitrust complaint against UPMC
PITTSBURGH — A coalition of labor unions has filed an antitrust complaint against UPMC, asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether the hospital system has used its “monopsony” power to suppress healthcare workers’ wages in the region, and limit their options to seek employment elsewhere. The complaint filed Thursday by SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania […]
Time for a real job. Teen employment teaches responsibility and builds confidence | Opinion
The benefits of employment to teens are far-reaching and well-researched.
Pa. dings Georgia contractor for child labor violations | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The state collected a total of $22k in fines for a 2022 incident in New Castle, Pa.
At Kentucky McDonald’s, 10-year-olds worked past midnight, feds say
WASHINGTON — Children as young as 10 were found working past midnight at a McDonald’s restaurant in Louisville, Ky., the U.S. Department of Labor said in announcing numerous civil penalties levied on fast-food franchises. As part of an investigation into federal child labor law violations in the Southeast, the Department of Labor said that three separate […]
Every Pennsylvania worker deserves strong workplace safety protections | Opinion
The simple fact is that any worksite can be dangerous, from an office to a school or a local roadway.
Rutgers, unions reach tentative deal on new contract
The agreements, which must still be voted on by individual Rutgers labor units, follow months of tense negotiations.
What 19th century miners can tell us about the Fed | Opinion
At a time when employers say workers don’t want to work, the Fed isn’t rising to the challenge either.
Beware Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis’ anti-worker agenda | Opinion
His presidential run is getting all the attention. But his anti-worker agenda is worthy of scrutiny.
Pa. Rep. Deluzio meets with nursing home workers who say they’re fighting a staffing crisis
'Every family in Pennsylvania deserves to have safe, reliable care for folks who need it,' Deluzio, D-17th District, said.
Pa. says it will extend popular program for job-seekers | Friday Morning Coffee
It's a ray of good news in a system long plagued by customer-service issues