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Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor

More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.    &...

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor

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California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
03:00, 09/10/2019

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protections, but tech giants Uber and Lyft vowed to ke...
14:26, 09/13/2019

International Day of the Midwife: 5 things you should know Why are midwives important? What impact have they had on mothers’ and babies’ health? As the United Nations celebrates midwives across the world on Sunday, here are five things you should know about the critical role they play in communities....
19:13, 05/05/2019

Midwife charged with child abuse in baby’s death OMAHA, Neb. — A midwife has been charged with negligent child abuse in the death of a baby she tried unsuccessfully to deliver at an Omaha home. Douglas County prosecutors charged 36-year-old Angela Hock, of Riverdale, Nebraska, on Wednesday. She did...
12:52, 07/04/2019

New midwife discovers she’s working alongside woman who delivered her A midwife in training made a shocking discovery after helping deliver her first baby: her instructor had delivered her 19 years earlier. Laura Woffendin from Pontefract, England, had always dreamed of working in the medical field. Her grandmother had...
22:26, 05/20/2019

Lone midwife delivers amid chaos of Colombia jungle river Marciana Caycedo is the only midwife on Isla Mono, a small island marooned in the middle of the wide brown San Juan river, on Colombia's remote and rainy Pacific coast. She delivers babies into a world where families are big but food, medicine and ev...
09:13, 05/18/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
02:13, 05/15/2019

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
02:00, 07/17/2019

China Labor Watch: Apple and Foxconn violated labor laws by using too many temporary workers Apple and Foxconn have confirmed allegations in a China Labor Watch report that it relied on too many temporary works to assemble the iPhone.Read More...
20:39, 09/09/2019

Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia faces conflict of interest problem in labor lawyer brother Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia may be obligated to recuse himself from some agency litigation, ethics experts say, because his younger brother John is a high-profile management-side lawyer involved in cases before the agency....
07:52, 07/25/2019

As Sen. Bernie Sanders wins major labor endorsement, others in organized labor aren’t rushing to take sides in the 2020 presidential contest Like other candidates for the Democratic nomination, the independent from Vermont has sought backing from organized labor, which largely has declined to offer formal endorsements at this point....
14:00, 08/27/2019

"Don't Know Why I Did It," Says Man Who Slapped Arvind Kejriwal Expressing -regret- over slapping Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a roadshow on Saturday, Suresh, the assaulter said -I do not know why and how it happened that day. When I was behind the......
07:13, 05/10/2019

I Can't Stop Laughing at This Few things are funny anymore, except New York mayor and nonsense presidential candidate Bill de Blasio, who is always funny. Case in point: today....
08:13, 06/06/2019

Lizzo says security 'slapped and manhandled' her team The music festival Summerfest is investigating after a performer, Lizzo, said a security guard "tackled and attacked" her team after a performance in Milwaukee on Thursday night....
00:52, 06/29/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlem...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Zelenskiy laughing all the way to PrivatBank Even before Ukraine's new president has his feet under the table, there are questions about what he will be able to achieve. Many now want to know if the oligarchs will again dictate economic policy in Kyiv....
13:39, 05/28/2019

Rs 230 Crore Show Cause Notice Slapped Against Accounting Firm PwC The ED has slapped an over Rs 230-crore FEMA violation show cause penalty notice against multi-national accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and others, officials said on Friday....
22:52, 09/13/2019

New justice secretary slapped down by Number 10 over anonymity call Downing Street has dismissed the new justice secretary's claim that criminal suspects with a reputation to protect should remain anonymous until charged....
15:00, 08/01/2019

Hello Kitty producer slapped with EU fine for restricting sales Hello Kitty fans in search of the latest merchandise can now shop across the EU as they please after the bloc fined the popular character's producer, Sanrio, for restricting sales within the EU's single market....
00:00, 07/10/2019

Man Who Slapped Arvind Kejriwal, Was "Dissatisfied" AAP Supporter: Police An AAP supporter slapped Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a roadshow on Saturday because he was dissatisfied with the behaviour of the party leaders, police said....
05:00, 05/05/2019

HUD official Lynne Patton slapped with violation over red USA cap in office Government watchdogs bared their fangs at HUD official Lynne Patton Wednesday, slapping the Trump family friend with ethics violations — for the outrage of stashing a red “USA” cap being sold by the Trump campaign on a shelf in her office. Patton, a ...
05:26, 09/19/2019

Labor Unions celebrating Labor Day TUCSON – The 23rd annual Labor Day Picnic took place at Reid Park Monday. Labor unions, members and their families gathered to celebrate what Labor day is all about. Fabian Sandez is with the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters. He’s president o...
08:26, 09/03/2019

De Blasio says it’s totally ‘normal’ that everyone is laughing at him Mayor Bill de Blasio had a no-sweat reaction Tuesday to the onslaught of late-night roasts over his presidential bid. The 2020 Democratic long shot was greeted on CNN’s “New Day” with footage from comedians Jimmy Fallon and Stephen ...
16:39, 05/21/2019

Laughing Green Shirt Guy laughs for all of us These are dark days, so we have to take our laughs where we can get them. As well as our heroes. You can find both in this video posted on Twitter by KVOA anchor and investigative reporter Nick VinZant, from a city council meeting in Tucson. The meet...
08:26, 08/08/2019

I’m Actually Laughing at How Little Trump’s Campaign Cares About the Law If you had to place bets on which presidential campaign would do some big ol’ election law violations, though I don’t know why you would have to do that, you would be insane to put your money on anyone other than Donald Trump’s. According to the cons...
22:52, 05/21/2019

Delhi Police File Complaint Against Man Who Slapped Arvind Kejriwal The Delhi police on Sunday filed a complaint against the man who allegedly slapped Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a roadshow a day ago, officials said....
23:13, 05/05/2019

Journalist Slapped By Legislator At Maharashtra Vote Counting Centre A journalist was allegedly slapped Thursday by PWP leader and MLC Jayant Patil at an election counting centre in Alibaug in Raigad district of Maharashtra....
00:13, 05/24/2019

Facebook Slapped With Record 5-Billion Fine By US Over Privacy Violations Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal......
17:00, 07/24/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s pilots slapped with grand-jury subpoenas Jeffrey Epstein’s pilots have been slapped with federal grand-jury subpoenas, according to a report Friday. The pilots were served with the subpoenas earlier this month, following the multimillionaire financier’s July 6 arrest on conspira...
21:26, 07/26/2019

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf....
20:39, 07/12/2019

Shohei Ohtani can hit, pitch -- and keep his teammates laughing "You envy him sometimes, like, 'Damn.' He's like Superman." The Japanese star's talents aren't limited to the baseball field; he's quite a hit in the Angels' dugout and clubhouse as well....
18:26, 09/12/2019

The Last Czars: the historical drama that the whole of Russia is laughing at This bizarre Netflix show about the Romanovs seems to have been made for people who have never heard of Russia. How do you spell disaster in Cyrillic?Forgive the makers of this series, for they know not what they do. All you need to know to understan...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Boris Johnson will have us laughing all the way to the food bank | Will Self The dialectical relation between politics and comedy is taking us somewhere deeply unfunnyHello, I’ll be standing in for David Mitchell this week, and Stewart Lee next. I’d like to apologise for this in advance: regular readers of this column have be...
04:52, 08/26/2019

Parents claim baby suffered a brain bleed after being slapped at day care A baby boy suffered a brain-bleed after being “slapped so hard at nursery it left a hand-shaped bruise on his face,” reports claim. Six-month-old Glen Braun was allegedly hit so hard that his mother, Sarah Braun, said he was vomiting when...
03:13, 06/28/2019

‘Bagel Boss’ Chris Morgan gets slapped in face by Lenny Dykstra That’s a low blow! Tempers boiled over Thursday in Philadelphia when troubled Mets great Lenny Dykstra met his future boxing opponent — woman-hating “Bagel Boss” guy Chris Morgan. The pint-sized brawler from Long Island went t...
07:39, 08/23/2019

Lyft Slapped With Another Class Action Lawsuit About Driver Employment Status Lyft is facing another class-action lawsuit taking direct aim at alleged widespread and intentional misclassification of drivers as independent contractors....
00:39, 08/17/2019

Cab driver slapped with massive legal fees after inheriting passenger’s estate A taxi driver who inherited a passenger’s entire estate has been slapped with a huge legal bill after the will was overturned after a bitter legal battle. The bizarre story began years ago when UK taxi driver Dean Hughes agreed to transport 348-pound...
00:52, 06/12/2019

Paper Chase: Jay-Z and Timbaland Slapped With $2 Million Lawsuit for Uncleared Sample Timbaland and Jay-Z might have to shell out millions of dollars to soul singer Ernie Hines, who alleges the music moguls stole samples of his work....
09:13, 05/21/2019

UConn slapped with two-year probation for NCAA violations under Kevin Ollie HARTFORD, Conn. — UConn’s men’s basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure. The NCAA Committee on Infractions ...
20:52, 07/02/2019

Hilarious #HornChallenge Has TikTok Users Laughing Out Loud The #HornChallenge involves pressing the face of a friend, family member or, in some cases, even a pet, as a honking sound plays in the background. Since the trend started, thousands of videos with......
14:39, 06/25/2019

4 Times On ‘Friends’ When They Really Made The Laughing Launch Out Of Our Mouths The Friends was the sitcom that always make at least a little bit a laughing slide or fall out of our mouths, but there were four times when the laughter really exited out of there with a big, large launch....
15:01, 09/18/2019

California woman who slapped Trump supporter during 2017 rally convicted of battery A California woman accused of slapping a Trump supporter during a Make America Great Again rally in Orange County more than two years ago has been convicted, prosecutors say....
16:52, 08/18/2019

Ramdas Athawale's 'Birthday Wish' For Rahul Gandhi Has Lok Sabha Laughing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tweeted this morning, saying he wished to thank people for the love he received on his birthday. He turned 49 today. Barely a couple of hours later, he received something......
19:39, 06/19/2019

No laughing matter? What Ukraine's joker-in-chief says about politics today He’ll be quick-witted and funny – but how can Volodymyr Zelenskiy possibly lead a country? A comedian gives his verdict on the new president and other gag-cracking politicians‘Ukraine have elected a comedian as president,” the text message began and,...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Kamala Harris Criticized For Laughing At Remark On Trump, Apologises California Senator Kamala Harris has apologised following criticism that the Democrat presidential candidate laughed at an offensive remark about President Donald Trump....
14:52, 09/08/2019

YouTube slapped with record $170M fine over violating children’s privacy laws YouTube and its parent company Google have been hit with a $170 million fine for violating a children’s privacy law. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.       ...
16:39, 09/05/2019

Man goes viral for laughing at Trump supporter at Tucson City Council meeting TUCSON – A man is trending across the United States after News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant captured his reaction to a rant by a woman wearing a MAGA hat during Tuesday’s Tucson City Council meeting. Tuesday evening, Tucson city council...
22:52, 08/07/2019

‘She might like it’: Slovenian pipe layer who carved Melania’s statue isn’t laughing with critics Ales "Maxi" Zupevc was born in the same month, the same year and the same hospital as Melania Trump, according to American artist Brad Downey. "But let’s face it,” Zupevc said. “She owns half of America, while I have nothing.”...
20:52, 07/08/2019

Farmer Unearths Elite Nomad Burials and ‘Laughing Man’ Elongated Skull In Southern Russia, an elite nomad burial site has been unearthed. While working on his lands, a farmer stumbled across burials that appear to have belonged to a nomadic culture. Archaeologists have found several skeletons and many grave goods that a...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Trump condemned after laughing at supporter who suggested shooting migrants – live The crowd cheered and Trump laughed when an audience member at a Florida rally said the best way to deal with migrants was to ‘shoot them’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.02pm BST Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign has hired ...
15:26, 05/09/2019

Game of Thrones Fans Can’t Stop Laughing After They Spotted What Looks Like a Starbucks Coffee Cup Warning: This story contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. It looks like pumpkin spice season has finally come for Winterfell as Melisandre never said it would. Game of Thrones fans found a new blink-and-you-miss-it detail to obsess over when a moder...
15:39, 05/06/2019

Steve Bannon's Fake Italian Fascism Academy Got Evicted and Folks, I’m Laughing “Good” pieces of news are so rare these days that stories like “This Teacher Sold Her Limbs on the Black Market for Classroom Supply Money” can pass as heartwarming. But friends, I’ve got an actual heartwarming story here, which involves everyone’s f...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Photos Surface of Teachers at a California School Laughing and Smiling With a Noose in Hand Parents in Palmdale, Calif., are calling for a principal and several teachers to be fired after a photo surfaced showing them laughing, smiling and posing with a noose that was reportedly discovered on campus....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Bradley Wiggins and Orla Chennaoui suffer laughing fit on-air over Adam Blythe's ridiculous shirt "Adam Blythe\u0027s impromptu shirt change prompted tears of laughter from Bradley Wiggins and Orla Chennaoui in the Eurosport studio as Brian Smith desperately tried to get conversation back to the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia."...
05:39, 05/31/2019

This Stranger Things Season 3 Line Made Stephen King Fall Out of His Chair Laughing Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things season 3. If you thought the fan favorite of Stranger Things season 3 was Erica Sinclair (Priah Ferguson), then you’re in good company. Stephen King apparently laughed so hard at one of E...
02:39, 07/16/2019

Mark Zuckerberg told investors that regulation is the best cure for the tech backlash, just hours after the company was slapped with a $5 billion FTC fine (FB) Facebook The FTC has hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine over privacy issues. Later the same day, Facebook announced its Q2 earnings, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the opportunity to discuss regulation. He told the analysts on its earnings call that ...
19:39, 07/25/2019

What’s So Funny About Old Age? Apparently a Lot Three comic novels (H.M. Naqvi’s “The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack,” Sloane Tanen’s “There’s a Word for That” and Evan James’s “Cheer Up, Mr. Widdicombe”) feature protagonists on the other side of their prime....
17:13, 06/07/2019

Lara Spencer sparks outrage for laughing at Prince George loving ballet, issues apology 'GMA's Lara Spencer sparked uproar from viewers and celebs who criticized her reaction to Prince George's ballet class. Read her apology here.        ...
02:26, 08/25/2019

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
09:26, 05/30/2019

Sure, Boris Johnson Is Funny. But Has He Ever Done a Job Well? The man expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, and to steer the country through Brexit, has a spotty record in previous roles as London mayor and foreign secretary....
12:13, 07/22/2019

We Need More Funny Video Games Comedy is one of the toughest things to get right. A lot of what makes humor connect is delivery and timing, whether it be an energetic setup to a deadpan punchline or an awkward silence left to linger in a movie scene. Games have plenty of throwaway...
05:52, 08/18/2019

2,000-year-old remains of nomadic 'royal' unearthed by Russian farmer includes 'laughing man,' haul of jewels and weapons A farmer digging on his land in Russia discovered something unexpected: a 2,000-year-old burial mound containing the remains and artifacts of a nomadic royal -- including a strange "laughing" man skull. ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Seriously funny: why we fell in love with dramedies From Toby Jones’s Don’t Forget the Driver to Ricky Gervais in After Life, a new breed of ‘dark comedy’ is wowing TV critics and audiencesRope in hand, a lone middle-aged man tramps glumly across his garden towards the sturdy bough of a tree, clearly ...
15:39, 05/13/2019

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zack Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
23:26, 06/03/2019

Women's Homicidal Rage Is All Over TV—and It's Funny 'Killing Eve' and 'Santa Clarita Diet' aren't the first to center female criminals, but their tone and confidence are a post-#MeToo internet-y revelation....
21:39, 04/28/2019

Shameful Bullying: Cruel Kids At School Are Laughing At This Boy Just Because His Name Is Boner Von Rimjob And His Pants Fell Down During His Solo Tuba Recital Get ready to be outraged, because here’s a story that shows just how terrible bullying among today’s youth can be: Cruel kids at this boy’s school have been making fun of him just because his name is Boner Von Rimjob and his pants fell down during hi...
04:26, 05/04/2019

Shawn Langdon races to first Funny Car victory Shawn Langdon won the Funny Car title in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals to become the second driver to win in both the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories at zMAX Dragway and the 17th in NHRA history with wins in both categories  &#...
01:00, 04/29/2019

Eddie Izzard finds the funny in any language Good luck trying to pigeonhole Eddie Izzard. The comedian is a straight, transgender man who self-identifies as a “radical moderate.” His standup act is as educational as a college-level history class, and he’s equally comfortable acting opposite Jud...
16:26, 05/20/2019

BMW's Tribute To Mercedes CEO On Retirement Is As Funny As It's Touching A video tribute by BMW for Mercedes-Benz CEO Dieter Zetsche on his retirement proves that business rivalries need not always be cutthroat - sometimes they're just in good fun....
09:52, 05/28/2019

How Tim Conway mastered the timeless, universal art of funny Tim Conway, who died Tuesday at 85, showcased his broad range of comic skills on 'The Carol Burnett Show' and in many films and TV series.        ...
01:00, 05/15/2019

‘The Plagiarists’ is a funny but annoying riff on ‘authenticity’ At first glance, “The Plagiarists” plays like an earnest Sundance drama: Director Peter Parlow’s grainy, handheld footage follows a youngish white couple whose car breaks down on the way back to Philly. Tyler (Eamon Monaghan) is an aspiring filmmaker...
21:26, 06/28/2019

Tasca races to first Funny Car victory in nearly 7 years Bob Tasca III raced to his first Funny Car victory in nearly seven years, beating 70-year-old John Force in the final round of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway        ...
19:52, 06/17/2019

Flight attendant pulled a funny fast one on passengers Imagine passengers' surprise when a Southwest Airlines employee issued her greetings from the overhead bin space. The reaction to the Nashville to Atlanta flight? "It was pretty hilarious."...
09:26, 08/01/2019

Review: ‘Toy Story 4’ is funny and moving — but it’s subpar Pixar Pixar is suffering from a nasty bout of sequelitis. Since 2016, the Disney-owned studio has served up almost exclusively followups — “Finding Dory,” “Cars 3” and The Incredibles 2” — save for the marvelous “Coco” in 2018. Now there’s “Toy Story 4,” a...
19:13, 06/13/2019

Bob Tasca III races to 2nd straight NHRA Funny Car victory Bob Tasca III won consecutive Funny Car events for the first time in his career, beating Jack Beckman in the final round of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals        ...
02:00, 06/24/2019

Britain's Channel 4 has a funny, defiant message for its haters In a new commercial, Channel 4 has real talent and on-air personalities from the network read or act out real “complaints” they’ve received. What they’re highlighting, however, aren’t really complaints as much as trolling and run-of-the-mill hate, an...
04:26, 08/28/2019

New Game From Rick & Morty's Co-Creator Isn't As Funny As I Hoped Trover Saves the Universe is my favorite sort of virtual reality game. It’s bright, colorful and weird. It stars me, as a silent seated presence, guiding titular hero Trover in third-person. It can even be played without a virtual reality headset. Th...
00:13, 06/05/2019

What We Do In the Shadows review – the undead prove dead funny This seductive blood-sucking comedy about the everyday struggles of a gang of vampire housemates in New York is silly, deadpan and full of killer gagsTelevision loves a good vampire, but for some reason, the eternal torment of immortal parasitic kill...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Disrespectful or funny? Pro riders react to bottle controversy "Marco Haller clashed with a fan who tried to take a bottle from his mouth at the Giro d\u0027Italia - but what did his fellow pros make of the incident?"...
19:39, 05/25/2019

Why Vettel's "funny" French GP qualifying session went so badly Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel was confused by the missed upshift and lack of grip he suffered during "a bit of a funny" French Grand Prix qualifying session...
15:52, 06/23/2019

Justice Department sends off Rod Rosenstein on a funny note WASHINGTON – The current and former attorneys general had a laugh over contempt charges, nicknames from President Trump and being hunted by paparazzi at a send-off for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Attorney General William Barr starte...
06:13, 05/10/2019

Funny games: Borderlands 3 and the rise of the comedy shooter It’s brash, foul-mouthed and has more than one billion guns, but humour just might be the forthcoming game’s greatest weaponMindless violence and inane gags go together like Monty Python and a killer bunny, but when it comes to video games, especiall...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Justin Long says Steve Jobs rejected some "I'm a Mac" ads because they were too funny Apple’s old “I’m a Mac”/”I’m a PC” ads starring Justin Long and John Hodgman went a long way toward establishing Apple’s extremely hip reputation, with Long portraying Macs as cool and laidback while Hodgman’s PC guy was a stuffy dork—just like how M...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Ron Capps leads Funny Car qualifying at NHRA Nationals NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Ron Capps led Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Capps had a 3.879-second pass at 329.18 mph in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. “Conditions here are always good when the sun goes d...
04:13, 06/22/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 17: Intro, 'Funny How Time Flies' Intro might literally be the most unsung group ever. They’re so unsung, they don’t even have an episode of TVOne’s Unsung and their contemporaries like Troop, Hi-Five and Silk, who are way less unsung than Intro, have episodes. They have one of the m...
19:26, 06/17/2019

Beckman tops Funny Car qualifying in NHRA 4-Wide Nationals Jack Beckman topped Funny Car qualifying at zMAX Dragway in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

The funny timing behind John Paulson’s ‘family office’ announcement I thought it was funny that John Paulson, the hedge fund billionaire, suddenly announced that he was turning his operation into a “family office” the day after I called his office because I had a question. A family office is where someone simply mana...
11:00, 06/04/2019

Before She Was a Funny Mom, Amy Schumer Was a Hilarious Comedian & Actress and Her Top Roles Prove It We feel pretty great about the fact that today is Amy Schumer's birthday. The blonde beauty has a lot to celebrate this year, since this is her first birthday as a mom to son Gene......
23:00, 06/01/2019

Todd tops Funny Car qualifying in NHRA Southern Nationals COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — J.R. Todd led Funny Car qualifying Friday in the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. The defending season champion had a 3.944-second run at 323.50 mph in a Toyota Camry. “This gives me a lot of confide...
06:13, 05/04/2019

Capps tops Funny Car qualifying in Route 66 NHRA Nationals JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Ron Capps topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Coming off consecutive events victories, Capps had a 3.893-second pass at 326.00 mph in his first run in the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. “To g...
07:26, 06/01/2019

No funny timing on John Paulson’s ‘family office’ announcement I goofed in Tuesday’s column. John Paulson, the hedge fund billionaire, hasn’t announced that he is converting to a family office – at least not yet. Paulson said earlier this year that he was thinking of such a move. And his hotel in Puerto Rico was...
02:52, 06/05/2019

BMW's Funny New Steering Wheel Might Solve One of the Many Problems with Self-Driving Cars The upcoming 2021 BMW iNext crossover isn’t just the future of BMW’s electric cars, it’s also meant to be the flagship for BMW’s self-driving system. Because of that, BMW claims it needs a funny-looking polygonal steering wheel....
08:39, 07/23/2019

Funny, sexy and totally empowering: why GLOW's nudity is so radical There’s nakedness aplenty in Netflix’s comedy about pioneering female wrestlers – but the male gaze is thankfully nowhere to be seenWe have all heard the standard defences: “Nudity is empowering!” they say, as the female character pouts silently into...
02:26, 08/24/2019

Darkly funny, desperate and full of rage: what makes a millennial novel? Crushingly self-aware protagonists, the search for a place to call home, a longing for stability ... is the millennial generation too fragmented to be defined, asks Olivia Sudjic“There’s no writing,” Bret Easton Ellis declared recently of millennials...
15:00, 08/17/2019

On International Yoga Day, Some Exercise Their Funny Bone On Social Media International Yoga Day 2019 is today, June 21, and most of India seems to be celebrating the day with enthusiasm. But as #InternationalDayOfYoga and #YogaDay2019 trend at the top spots on Twitter,......
17:39, 06/21/2019

70-year-old John Force tops NHRA Funny Car qualifying BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — John Force topped Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. The 70-year-old Force had a 3.911-second run at 326.95 mph in a Chevrolet Camaro SS in the second session Friday night. The...
02:39, 06/16/2019

70-year-old John Force leads NHRA Funny Car qualifying BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — John Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. The 70-year-old Force had a 3.911-second run at 326.95 mph in a Chevrolet Camaro SS in the second session. “We...
04:39, 06/15/2019

'You think this is funny?': final trailer for gritty DC drama Joker lands The latest look at Joaquin Phoenix as the villain shows more of the dark origins tale before its Venice film festival premiereAhead of its Venice film festival premiere, Warner Bros has released the final full trailer for Joker, a gritty period take ...
03:39, 08/29/2019

Daughters’ funny obit honors dad ‘who died in his recliner as he had threatened to’ (NBC NEWS) — To honor their father’s love of cracking jokes, two sisters wrote a humorous obituary for him after he unexpectedly died. The obituary published online Thursday in The Telegraph, a daily newspaper in Nashua, New Hampshire, be...
02:52, 07/28/2019

Dwayne Johnson to Kevin Hart after car crash: 'We have a lot more laughing to do together' After a car crash left Kevin Hart hospitalized, his friend and "Jumanji" co-star Dwayne Johnson shared a heartfelt post wishing for his recovery.        ...
07:13, 09/03/2019

The Secret Life of Pets 2 review – return of the funny furry friends In this wittier and less frenetic sequel, the arrival of a newborn baby upends the world of pampered pooch MaxIn 2016, the team behind Despicable Me and Minions pulled off a blatant act of flattery with The Secret Life of Pets – a family animation im...
01:26, 05/24/2019

Auntie Ruckus on Ilhan Omar: 'Wouldn't it Be Funny if Trump Just Deported Her?' I don’t know what well of resilience Rep. Ilhan Omar has been drawing from, but between the deluge of brazen Islamophobia she’s had to endure as of late, and whatever bigotry I’m sure she’s experienced over the course of her life beforehand, I don’t ...
00:39, 05/08/2019

Jesse Eisenberg learns The Art Of Self-Defense in an arch, funny karate satire When Jesse Eisenberg was younger, the comparisons between his performance style and Woody Allen’s were unavoidable: neurotic overthinking, a hesitant speaking style, a habit of slipping nerdy wisecracks in between his nervous stammers. Inevitably, h...
20:39, 07/08/2019

IHOP ultrasound pic of pregnant belly full-o-pancakes: Funny or offensive? IHOP posted an ultrasound photo of a pregnant uterus full of pancakes to wish moms a Happy Mother's Day. People found the post offensive.        ...
09:00, 05/14/2019

There Is Nothing Funny About The Very Real Threat Of Scooters Causing Mayhem During Hurricane Dorian Miami residents have a lot to worry about this Labor Day weekend as Hurricane Dorian closes down on them. The risks they face as a potentially deadly hurricane looms in the near future is absolutely not a joke. There is nothing funny about the whole ...
02:00, 08/31/2019

Mark Steyn on Hillary Clinton: 'This isn't funny anymore,' She's responsible for the last 2 years Conservative commentator Mark Steyn responded Thursday to Hillary Clinton's latest television appearance calling the former Democratic presidential nominee "a disgrace," blaming her for the Russia investigation because "she didn't know how to lose."...
09:00, 05/03/2019

God Is Really Creative. Smriti Irani Offers Proof In Funny Insta Story Smriti Irani, who is known for her entertaining Instagram posts, took to the photo-sharing app on Sunday to share a story which is sure to make you chuckle....
20:00, 09/16/2019

Tan France, bless his heart, makes over Pete Davidson on the new Dressing Funny Tan France had his work cut out for him on the latest episode of Dressing Funny, which found the Queer Eye luminary making over Pete Davidson. France worked on Mulaney earlier in the series, which was as entertaining as you’d imagine, and also styled...
01:13, 07/19/2019

Midsommar is a deranged (and funny!) folk-horror nightmare from the director of Hereditary Midsommar, a disturbing, ambitious, and unsettlingly colorful new horror movie from the writer-director of Hereditary, unfolds within a remote village in northern Sweden, a land where the sun never completely sets. The place doesn’t look especially t...
02:52, 06/21/2019

Todd Phillips confirms that Joker will be R-rated, so it must be pretty fucking funny Director Todd Phillips’ Joker movie looked pretty dark in its first trailer (in a cool and grimy way, not an in-your-face Hot Topic way like some other movie with the Joker), but Dread Central is reporting that on Instagram this weekend he revealed t...
01:39, 06/18/2019

Legendary John Force races to milestone 150th NHRA Funny Car win John Force, a 16-time NHRA season champion, extended his record for Funny Car victories, winning for the ninth time at Pacific Raceways.        ...
11:00, 08/05/2019

Flawed, foul-mouthed and funny: how cerebral palsy became TV comedy gold From the riotous office humour of Jerk to the satirical genius of Special, TV is finally embracing characters with cerebral palsy. We ask the stars of this new wave: is this a watershed moment?‘It took years to convince someone to make this show,” sa...
20:13, 05/24/2019

Robin Thede brings the funny with ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Angela Bassett performing comedy is rare enough — but now she’ll be making history while she’s getting laughs. Bassett will guest-star on Friday night’s premiere of “A Black Lady Sketch Show” on HBO (11 p.m.). The series, created by star Robin Thede,...
03:52, 08/02/2019

Camden stabbing: Murder victim, 16, 'banged on doors for help after being attacked with machete by three laughing killers' A 16-year-old boy was chased and stabbed with a machete by three killers who ran away "laughing" as he bled to death in London's latest horrific street murder, witnesses said today....
18:00, 09/02/2019

Military boss 'slapped woman's bottom and dismissed it as banter' A military contractor accused of sexually assaulting a woman by slapping her on the bottom at a Royal Navy charity fundraiser dismissed the incident as "banter", a court heard....
11:13, 05/29/2019

Donald Glover: From redoing Simba after losing his father to his funny Blue Ivy encounter After his father's death, Donald Glover better understands Simba's grief when Mufasa dies in "The Lion King": “I went through the exact thing."        ...
00:52, 07/18/2019

Daisy Ridley Has a Funny Memory of That Hug Scene With Carrie Fisher That's Going to Be in The Rise of Skywalker The late Carrie Fisher is known for bringing sharp humor to her time working on film sets. The scenes of hers used in The Rise of Skywalker are no different. Read more......
23:00, 06/29/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Warren tells chuckling audience that ALS story ‘isn’t funny’ “This isn’t funny,” said Warren, directing her comments to a noisy Detroit crowd reacting with chuckles to her pivot back to the plight of Ady Barkan, who was diagnosed with ALS....
04:39, 07/31/2019

Dave Chappelle Netflix 2019: Will ‘Sticks & Stones’ tickle funny bones? He’s back — and in the middle of nowhere. “This is Dave,” says Morgan Freeman in the one-minute trailer released Thursday to hype Dave Chappelle’s new Netflix stand-up “comedy event.” As the comedian trudges throug...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Andy Cohen's mom trolls his throwback Speedo pic with a few funny, priceless words "Watch What Happens Live" host Andy Cohen posted a vintage photo of himself in a Speedo with his flowing locks in a ponytail. Mom didn't approve.        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Shane Gillis jokes about 'SNL' firing, Asians and 'funny' Trump assassination at NYC show Fired 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Shane Gillis insisted that he didn't vote for President Donald Trump at his first show since Monday's exit.        ...
18:52, 09/19/2019

Fiction: A TV Comic Invites a Young Staffer to His Country House. Then Something Funny Doesn’t Happen. In Erin Somers’s debut, “Stay Up With Hugo Best,” a 60-something retired late-night host invites his 29-year-old writers’ assistant to New England for a long weekend....
14:51, 04/28/2019

‘Punchline’ host Melissa Peterman says Reba McEntire is ‘wicked funny,’ and ‘hardcore’ at Backgammon Hot on the heels of a huge announcement that Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton will replace Brad Paisley as co-hosts for the upcoming CMA Awards in November alongside Carrie Underwood, “Punchline” host Melissa Peterman has no doubt McEntire will shine....
13:13, 08/23/2019

Dayton mass shooter’s family apologizes for obituary that called him a ‘funny, articulate and intelligent man’ DAYTON, Ohio (WKYC) — After an earlier obituary for Dayton mass shooting suspect Connor Betts never mentioned the mass killings that occurred by his hands, the Connor & Koch funeral home website has posted a revision:  “Stephen and Moira Betts ...
14:13, 08/16/2019

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard apparently 'funny as s--t,' likened to Vince Vaughn Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard is the NBA’s silent assassin. He says very few words and lets his talking be done on the basketball court instead of in front of the microphone....
22:39, 06/10/2019

Battletoads Xbox Preview: Dlala and Rare have nailed the gorgeous, funny and tough formula Xbox One gamers rejoice - Rash, Zitz and Pimple are barrelling their way back onto your console soon, and in the capable hands of Dlala and Rare, they're better than ever....
12:39, 07/14/2019

Ridgecrest police chief doesn't find Jimmy Kimmel earthquake jokes funny A Southern California police chief is upset with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel for making fun of a children's theater performance during one of two earthquakes that rocked his town last week. ...
05:26, 07/11/2019

Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner review – smart, funny story of love and sex A New York journalist’s debut recalls Franzen or Roth – but is much more than just another wannabe Great American Novel Fleishman Is in Trouble is a remarkable work of ventriloquism from the New York Times Magazine journalist best known for her revea...
11:39, 06/29/2019

Klobuchar knocks ‘Medicare-for-all’: ‘While Bernie wrote the bill, I read the bill’ HOUSTON -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar blasted "Medicare-for-all" as a “bad idea” during Thursday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate, accusing rival Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders of leaving out an important caveat to the plan while making his pitch to ...
03:13, 09/13/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
04:39, 08/13/2019

William Dalrymple: 'I regret laughing at Boris's jokes about the EU now' Award-winning historian William Dalrymple has rewritten the history of the ruthless East India Company. He talks empire-building, book festivals and Brexit with Katie Law...
09:52, 09/12/2019

'The Office' star Jenna Fischer is 'dying laughing' after kids billed her for breakfast in bed "The Office" alum said she was "dying laughing" when her children presented her with an itemized bill for her Mother's Day breakfast in bed.        ...
19:13, 05/14/2019

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
13:26, 09/05/2019

'It's not funny to me': Georgia woman says she was fired by Dairy Queen after viral marijuana cake mix-up A Georgia woman claims Dairy Queen fired her after she made a marijuana-themed cake after a manager misheard a mother who requested a 'Moana' cake.        ...
03:39, 07/12/2019

'Aladdin': Will Smith calls the shifting backlash over his blue genie 'very funny' Despite criticism and many memes that ensued over his blue genie character, Will Smith appears to be unbothered by the reactions from social media.        ...
18:52, 05/21/2019

What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ fre...
17:39, 05/16/2019

The best Labor Day sales you can already get Labor Day is right around the corner, but you can already on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.       ...
00:26, 08/27/2019

The best Labor Day events in the US If you still haven’t figured out your Labor day Weekend plans, listen up! It’s not too late to figure out something fun to do during the holiday. Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
01:13, 08/31/2019

Happy Labor Day, From Our Laborers To Yours The blogging callouses on the tips of my fingers are throbbing, and that can only mean two things: it’s either time to elect a new Pope, or it’s finally Labor Day....
05:13, 09/03/2019

The Best Labor Day Sales on Men's Clothing We’ve gone ahead and picked out a handful of the finest, flyest labor day sales from J.Crew, Ralph Lauren, Adidas, and more for your shopping pleasure....
02:13, 08/30/2019

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic help, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
01:26, 06/13/2019

The best Labor Day sales and deals you can already get Labor Day is right around the corner, but you can already on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.       ...
21:39, 08/28/2019

What to watch this Labor Day 2019 Labor Day is here at last — and not everyone has a vacation planned. There’s something to be said for kicking back in front of your TV to relax and do nothing. But with over 500 shows on the air, your options are overwhelming. Here’s a guide for ess...
09:39, 08/31/2019

Happy Labor Day from The A.V. Club It’s Labor Day in the United States today, the one day out of the year where we collectively come together as a nation to quietly acknowledge that hey, maybe working ourselves to death while living quiet lives of desperation isn’t all it’s cracked up...
15:52, 09/02/2019

You Can (and Should!) Wear White After Labor Day Wake up, sheeple! White happens to be one of the most urbane and refined colors you can wear in the colder months. Here's how to wear white after Labor Day....
21:39, 09/02/2019

The Best Labor Day Deals EVER…then knock another 15% off THAT! TNW respects your time, so when they assemble four killer products with savings of more than 90 percent off, rest assured it’s the best Labor Day lineup of deals ever. You can even take another 15 percent off your purchase when you enter SAVE15TODAY ...
04:26, 09/03/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades the minds of those who consider expanding their f...
05:52, 05/10/2019

Hurry, These Labor Day Deals Are Still Available! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
02:52, 09/04/2019

Women can now use VR to check out during labor Virtual reality can distract from very real pain. VR headsets are being offered to moms-to-be during labor to help distract from the painful experience. The immersive entertainment is “being used during medical procedures and has been shown to ...
06:00, 08/10/2019

Meghan Markle Goes Into Labor The countdown is on! Meghan Markle is in labor. A frenzy ignited on Monday with Buckingham Palace's confirmation that the Duchess of Sussex is in labor with her and Prince Harry's......
15:52, 05/06/2019

17 things to do in the D.C. area over Labor Day weekend If you're hanging around the area for Labor Day, you have a chance to head to the National Book Festival, a pop-up Legoland and cookouts at local bars....
16:26, 08/29/2019

Germany's labor costs above EU average The average cost of an hour of work in Germany has risen to €35.00, well above the EU's average. Despite a significant difference between labor costs in eastern and western Europe, the gap is shrinking....
16:26, 05/01/2019

No trash, recycling collection on Labor Day Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Labor Day. All of City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with regular collection on any day Monday through Friday will have their trash and recycling service delayed...
18:26, 08/23/2019

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already started thinking about booking flights....
01:13, 06/28/2019

Labor Day plans: Still wondering what to do? These apps can help This Labor Day weekend, why not throw an epic pool party, rent a speedboat, or even go glamping? A handful of new apps go all-in with the sharing economy.       ...
21:39, 08/28/2019

The trendiest US destinations for Labor Day, according to HotelTonight People across the country are traveling for Labor Day. But where might they be going? HotelTonight has the answers.       ...
00:00, 08/28/2019

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and every job I apply for has several hundred applicants. Don’t believe me? Just go to LinkedIn and sear...
06:00, 07/21/2019

These Are the Best Labor Day Deals We’ve Found So Far Labor Day means summer is almost over, so sad! But we have something that will definitely cheer you up, Labor Day deals! Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
16:39, 09/02/2019

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Some GE Factories Reject Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
17:13, 07/10/2019

It’s 2019. Yes, You Can Wear White After Labor Day. The Amazon is burning, Green Book remains the current Oscar “Best Picture” title holder for another six whole months, and for some reason, we’re still talking about Jeremy Renner (?) and his app (???). The point is: It’s 2019. Nothing matters, and th...
03:52, 09/12/2019

The best Labor Day Home Depot deals you can get this weekend Home Depot is more than just large appliances and DIY supplies—you can get kitchen and decor stuff on sale this Labor Day too.       ...
01:13, 08/31/2019

NHLPA sticking with CBA, ensuring labor peace The NHLPA issued a statement saying that players will not reopen the collective bargaining agreement with the league, ensuring labor peace in the NHL for three years....
21:39, 09/16/2019

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for allegedly molesting dozens of teenage girls. (July ...
22:26, 07/09/2019

Labor Day sales 2019: Best deals on TVs, mattresses and more Ah, Labor Day: A three-day weekend, deals on big purchases, and oh, yes, a celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers. What could be a better way to spend your paid time off and hard-earned wages than snagging bargains on...
00:52, 08/30/2019

Palace says royal baby almost here, Meghan in labor LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan is in labor with their first child. The palace says the 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex started labor early Monday. She and 34-year-old Harry didn’t disclose the location they ...
16:26, 05/06/2019

The Most Affordable Places to Vacation on Labor Day Weekend The time to nab a discounted plane ticket for Labor Day weekend has passed; however, there’s still time to get a great discount on a hotel room for the weekend....
20:52, 08/27/2019

Nonfiction: A New Mom, Her Nannies and the Often Exploitive Labor of Motherhood “Women’s Work,” by Megan Stack, a former foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, is an unflinching look at the women who maintained her home, took care of her children and allowed her to write a book....
13:39, 05/11/2019

Get these career-defining courses for an extra 15% off this Labor Day Labor Day is about two things: celebrating America's workforce and getting some sweet deals online. But rather than frivolously spending on random knick knacks and trinkets, why not buy something that's going to benefit you down the road? Take advant...
19:39, 08/30/2019

Hurricane Dorian dampens Labor Day travel: What you need to know Labor Day travelers in the Southeast are on notice as Hurrican Dorian looms in the Atlantic. Here's what you need to know about disruption to flights, cruises, amusement parks and travel destinations....
17:52, 08/31/2019

How Hurricane Dorian is impacting Labor Day travel That last little bit of summer vacation is likely to be less relaxing than anticipated for travelers spending Labor Day weekend along the United States' Southeast coast....
22:00, 09/01/2019

Labor Day Sales 2019: Your Guide to the Best Deals We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:52, 08/28/2019

Our favorite mattress is at its best sale price for Labor Day Shopping for a new mattress this Labor Day just got better with this sale from Nectar, who makes the best mattresses we've tested to date.       ...
00:52, 08/30/2019

N.F.L. Labor Talks Likely to Hinge on 18-Game Proposal The players are expected to get a larger percentage of league revenue in their next deal, and the owners are again aiming to expand the 16-game regular season....
12:39, 07/29/2019

Woman in labor said she was ignored as she gave birth alone in jail An identity theft suspect gave birth alone on a mattress in her Denver jail cell — and no one provided medical attention, even though she writhed and screamed in pain, according to video and a lawsuit. Diana Sanchez told Denver Sheriff’s ...
21:39, 08/29/2019

Labor leader concedes cannot win Australian election Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten said late on Saturday evening that the Labor Party would not be able to form government and he had called conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate him on the election result....
16:26, 05/18/2019

7 Labor Day Sale Items We're Adding to Our Carts Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:39, 08/29/2019

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
21:52, 06/13/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
20:39, 04/29/2019

iRobot is having an incredible Labor Day sale on Roombas right now If you're in the market for a robot vacuum to help keep your floors tidy, iRobot's Labor Day sale features a ton of discounted Roombas to choose from.       ...
02:26, 08/29/2019

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading economists to question the utility of the official unemployment rate....
05:00, 07/15/2019

Labor Day TV sales 2019: the best 4K TV deals from Best Buy, Walmart, and more Labor Day sales have officially begun, and that means it's a fantastic time to find record-low prices on top-brand TVs. Labor Day TV sales include massive savings on a wide range of television sets from retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, ...
09:13, 08/31/2019

17 outfits that prove you can — and should — wear white after Labor Day Chris Jackson/Getty Images The idea that people shouldn't wear white after Labor Day until Memorial Day is a fashion "rule" that many no longer follow. The idea may have originated in the early 20th century out of necessity, when people wore white t...
23:39, 08/29/2019

The best Labor Day sales already happening on clothes, shoes, and more With Labor Day fast approaching, you can score some amazing savings on back-to-school styles, summer clearance items, and beauty products at a bunch of popular stores.       ...
00:26, 08/27/2019

10 Labor Day deals on gadgets, gizmos and goodies Labor Day has basically become synonymous with the end of the summer – which always feels a little bittersweet – but cheer up, because something even better is around the corner: Sales. Sale season is about to be in full swing, so instead of moseying...
04:13, 09/02/2019

Democrats speak at Iowa labor convention A number of Democratic presidential candidates converged Wednesday night on the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Convention in Altoona, Iowa, near Des Moines. (Aug. 22)        ...
16:52, 08/22/2019

U.S. Job Openings Cool in Slowing Labor Market The number of job openings decreased in July from a year earlier for the second consecutive month, underscoring slowing demand for new workers, though opportunities remain plentiful for job seekers....
20:13, 09/10/2019

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity The U.N.'s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to join the celebration....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Surrogate Goes Into Labor Cue the Michael Scott meme: It's happening! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is reportedly going into labor. A source previously told E! News "she is due in May,"......
04:39, 05/10/2019

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of the upcoming La...
10:13, 05/03/2019

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of...
03:26, 05/03/2019

Police to crack down on impaired driving through Labor Day WASHINGTON (AP) — About 30,000 police officers will be out on the roads around the country through the Labor Day weekend to crack down on impaired driving. It’s an annual effort, but this year poses potential risks to immigrants who fear gettin...
06:39, 08/15/2019

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
04:39, 07/19/2019

Labor Day brings big crowds to Mount Lemmon TUCSON- Tucsonans are escaping the heat this Labor Day by heading up to Mount Lemmon. Campsites and picnics areas were packed with limited parking spaces. “I want to go exploring and build a little fort out of sticks and play in the water,̶...
08:26, 09/03/2019

Happy Labor Day, Here's Another Way Employers Take Advantage of Their Workers It’s Labor Day, which means it’s the perfect time for the Wall Street Journal to run a story about a way in which employers are scamming workers. The only problem is the Journal is pretending that the trick is a good way to “improve productivity” and...
08:26, 09/03/2019

In a Tight Labor Market, a Disability May Not Be a Barrier To expand the pool of workers, companies are recruiting stay-at-home parents, retirees and people with disabilities. Will they keep it up if the economy sours?...
12:13, 09/05/2019

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tel...
08:13, 06/11/2019

The best Labor Day mattress deals you can find this year Labor Day is the best time to get a good deal on a new mattress from the likes of Casper, Nectar, Sealy, Helix, Tuft & Needle, and more.       ...
19:39, 09/02/2019

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
19:13, 07/17/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for its bureaucracy....
16:00, 05/03/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
19:26, 06/25/2019

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls....
17:00, 07/10/2019

HBO Is Streaming Its Sunday Shows Early for Labor Day Weekend HBO is releasing the next episode of its three Sunday night shows early, at the start of the Labor Day weekend. Each show will be available to stream on HBO Go and HBO Now at its usual airtime, but on Friday night instead of Sunday. (The shows will a...
09:39, 08/30/2019

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary....
03:39, 07/19/2019

Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this past week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack....
04:52, 08/04/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its a...
03:26, 05/18/2019

Australia: Labor concedes defeat in national election The leader of Australia's opposition Labor party has conceded defeat after a surprise win from the country's ruling conservative coalition. Climate change had been a major factor in the campaign....
17:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change expectations the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month....
00:13, 07/12/2019

Alaska labor deal reached to end 10-day ferry strike Alaska officials and the union for striking boat workers have reached a deal to end a walkout that has shut down the state's ferry system for 10 days at the peak of the summer tourist season, the parties said on Friday....
03:52, 08/03/2019

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
00:00, 05/29/2019

The Best Labor Day Mattress Sales and Furniture Deals For Your Home Looking to upgrade your bedding before cold weather comes? Here are the best Labor Day mattress sales on Casper, Leesa, Helix, Purple, Saatva, Serta, and more....
02:13, 08/30/2019

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend The trade group Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 17.5 million passengers will fly on US carriers between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3. That would be 2.5 million passengers a day and a 4 percent increase over the same week last year....
20:26, 08/20/2019

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
03:39, 07/19/2019

Here's a Dickhead Media Exec Blatantly Violating Labor Law If you like sports, you probably know Barstool. Even if you don’t, you probably know Barstool as the online home for sports-adjacent bros who are also deeply interested in racism, misogyny and being all-around dicks online....
00:52, 08/14/2019

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with over...
00:26, 07/13/2019

Labor Day sales 2019: the best deals on TVs, furniture, mattresses and more Labor Day is a time to celebrate the end of summer and for many the beginning of a new school year. It's also a fantastic time to shop end of summer deals at online retailers. Labor Day sales include discounts on TVs, furniture, mattresses, and ...
19:39, 08/27/2019

Mourners bid farewell to labor leader Héctor Figueroa Thousands of mourners packed Riverside Church on Friday to remember Héctor Figueroa, the firebrand labor leader who gave a voice to the voiceless – the more than 175,000 service workers he represented. The former president of SEIU Local 32BJ was reme...
23:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. underlying inflation firming; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, but that will likely not change expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month....
18:13, 07/11/2019

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
22:13, 07/12/2019

The US labor market is broken ... but an Opportunity Marketplace could save it A big, bold idea to create an empowering labor market would give Americans without college degrees a chance to shine No market is more broken than the labor market, or with such dire consequences. In particular, 100 million-plus adults without four-y...
09:39, 08/14/2019

Heiress downplays factory's forced labor use during Holocaust The Bahlsen biscuit empire heiress sparked outrage after claiming forced workers were "well-treated" during World War II. Despite her apologies, the case has reignited debate over Germany's remembrance culture....
23:52, 05/15/2019

NFL labor negotiations are ‘progressing,’ but a deal doesn’t appear to be imminent Negotiators for the NFL and the NFL Players Association are said to be making progress, but expecting a deal sooner rather than later might be overly optimistic....
03:39, 08/09/2019

Australia's Longest Serving Labor PM Bob Hawke Dies At 89 Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian - many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," his second......
14:26, 05/16/2019

REI's Labor Day Sale Includes Over 13,000 Deals On the Best Outdoor Brands REI’s Labor Day Sale is always one of the company’s biggest sales of the year. In fact, you could think of it as REI’s Black Friday, since the brand famously opts out of the post-Thanksgiving deal bacchanal. So get over there before all the good stuf...
16:26, 08/23/2019

Labor Department Makes Public 401(k) Rule Change The Labor Department released a final rule to make it easier for small businesses to band together to create joint 401(k) retirement plans for workers....
17:00, 07/29/2019

ESPN's ACC Network Will Rely On Cheap Student Labor The long-anticipated ACC Network launches tonight. The network, which includes a linear TV channel and a digital streaming platform, will be owned by ESPN with revenues and cost split by ESPN and the ACC, but the specifics of that arrangement—who bea...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Dell Labor Day sale: save up to 40% on laptops, 4K TVs, monitors and more Labor Day is fast approaching, and aside from a long holiday weekend, it also means massive savings from your favorite retailers. Dell is kicking things off with its Labor Day Early Access sale that starts today and lasts through September 4. You can...
00:52, 08/27/2019

UAW labor strike: Picketers block Michigan GM plant Striking employees of General Motors used their bodies and vehicles to block all entrances to the automaker's Flint Assembly Plant Monday, several hours into a United Auto Workers labor walkout....
19:39, 09/16/2019

U.S. first-quarter unit labor costs revised down sharply U.S. unit labor costs were weaker than initially thought in the first quarter and costs declined in the prior period, suggesting inflation could remain moderate for a while....
15:52, 06/06/2019

USMCA has enforceable labor and environmental standards, says Sen. Rob Portman Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who is a former U.S. trade representative and former OMB director, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the economy, the trade war, and energy markets following Saturday's attack on critical oil infrastructure in Saudi Ara...
18:39, 09/17/2019

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying Americ...
16:26, 06/10/2019

Labor to turn screws on multinational royalty payments A Labor government, if elected, will crack down on related party payments by multinationals that have annual global turnover greater than AU$1 billion....
03:00, 05/06/2019

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Labor Day holiday: Friday......
21:26, 05/04/2019

Labor watchdog agency could gain all-GOP board in December The National Labor Relations Board, the main labor law enforcement agency, is on track to be completely controlled by Republicans in December. The five-seat board currently only has four members, and the term for its lone Democrat, Lauren McFerran, e...
18:39, 09/18/2019

Flying in or out of Orlando on Labor Day? The airport won't be closed after all The airport planned to cease operations early on Labor Day but changed those plans after the path of Hurricane Dorian shifted.       ...
17:26, 09/01/2019

Labor Leaders to Meet Monday on AFL-CIO Leadership Drama Earlier this week, we reported on serious internal drama within the leadership of the AFL-CIO: the labor coalition’s third-in-command had appealed to the executive council to save him from being suspended for allegedly improperly expensing a strip cl...
05:52, 05/03/2019

Six Marxist students vanish in China in the lead up to Labor Day Six Marxist university students who wanted to spend International Labor Day working alongside regular laborers have vanished in China, the latest in a series of disappearances and detentions of student activists....
03:00, 05/02/2019

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
02:13, 06/18/2019

SAS cancels more flights as labor talks with pilots continue COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines is canceling more flights as talks between the carrier and the striking pilots continued in the Norwegian capital. The airline says 429 more flights were canceled Thursday on top of the 280 announced e...
13:26, 05/02/2019

SAS cancels more flights as labor talks resume with pilots Scandinavian Airlines is cancelling another 280 flights across the Nordic region through Thursday afternoon (1200 GMT), affecting 20,000 more passengers, due to a pilots' strike....
13:26, 05/01/2019

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observ...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Labor attacks government's wages record – as it happened Anthony Albanese grills PM on wages growth being lower than forecast. Plus John Hewson says Liberals have ‘lost their roots’ on climate 9.00am BST With Wednesday having delivered the visual of the deputy prime minister throwing his John Deere out of ...
11:13, 09/11/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
18:13, 05/10/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
19:13, 07/09/2019

Six DUI arrests made during Labor Day in Sierra Vista, Sonoita SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Labor Day is normally celebrated by people taking a break from their jobs but for the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force, it was the exact opposite. Last weekend, six people were arrested after a saturation detail that wa...
12:39, 09/07/2019

The time is now for building deals and other stories to watch after Labor Day Labor Day’s over and the power players are heading back to town from their summer escapes. So get ready for some serious dealmaking after a long, dry season. Or will there be a serious bust instead? In the spirit of “fall preview” entertainment cover...
18:26, 09/03/2019

Small Businesses Are Squeezed by Tight Labor Market Job growth at the smallest businesses has fallen to the lowest levels in nearly eight years as tiny companies struggle to attract and retain workers in the tightest U.S. job market in half a century....
22:26, 05/12/2019

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
20:26, 06/20/2019

Hurricanes have been an unwanted Labor Day visitor to Florida for decades Hurricane Dorian's expected arrival in Florida for the Labor Day weekend puts it in some very strong company among hurricanes hitting during the traditional end of summer holiday.        ...
11:00, 08/31/2019

Senior Conservatives tell May to ditch Brexit talks with Labor British Prime Minister Theresa May was told by senior members of her own party on Tuesday to abandon talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labor Party as pressure mounted on her to name a date for standing down....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Google settles with labor board over employee speech SAN FRANCISCO — Google has reached a settlement over employees’ ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint. Under the settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, Google said, the company will post noti...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Our favorite kids' headphones are on sale for Labor Day Puro makes the best kids' headphones we've ever tested, and right now they're on sale for Labor Day, just in time for back to school.       ...
01:13, 08/31/2019

United Auto Workers to Target GM First in Labor Negotiations The United Auto Workers said it would target General Motors first in negotiating a new labor contract, aiming to reach a deal with the Detroit auto maker that can be used to set the pattern for talks with Ford and Fiat Chrysler....
19:13, 09/03/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:52, 05/14/2019

The Kinja Deals Guide to the Best Labor Day Sales [Updating] When it comes to saving money over the holiday weekend, sit back, relax, and let us do the work for you. We’ve rounded up the best Labor Day deals across the web, so you barely need to lift a finger (well, you may need to lift one finger) in order to...
20:26, 08/30/2019

Save up to 77% on high-quality speakers and headphones for Labor Day We’re about to transition from the relaxing dog days of summer to the brisk fall hustle and bustle. Do you know what can help ease that transition? Music. Whether you’re into Taylor Swift, Lizzo, or Dead and Company, you likely agree that practically...
18:26, 08/30/2019

Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr tell The Associated Press they are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years       ...
23:26, 06/23/2019

The best Labor Day weekend sales on home decor, furniture, and more Labor Day weekend is finally here, and it's a good time to make your home and kitchen even more welcoming than ever.       ...
20:26, 08/30/2019

UAW and Ford, FCA agree to temporary labor contract extensions The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has agreed to temporary extensions of its collective bargaining agreements with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to allow more time for talks on new four-year contracts, a union spokesman said....
01:00, 09/14/2019

August U.S. sales expected to get jolt from Labor Day holiday Labor Day lands in the August U.S. sales reporting period this year instead of September, as it did in 2018. August also features five weekends, a key driver of showroom traffic and sales....
01:13, 08/31/2019

California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy It was really just a matter of time, but it's now official: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the state's Assembly Bill 5 into law. The measure is intended to reclassify many gig economy workers as employees by applying a test th...
09:52, 09/19/2019

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rate cut....
20:52, 06/07/2019

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance...
03:13, 05/04/2019

Hurricane Dorian dampens Labor Day travel in Florida: What you need to know Labor Day travelers in Florida are on notice as Hurrican Dorian looms in the Atlantic. Here's what you need to know about disruption to flights, cruises, amusement parks and travel destinations....
02:26, 08/31/2019

On Labor Day, presidential candidates turn the conversation to guns Democrats criticized President Trump and other Republicans for failing to consider gun-control measures and decried the president’s attitude toward organized labor....
07:13, 09/03/2019

Explosives found near Labor Day parade route in New Jersey Police apprehended a New Jersey man Monday after they discovered several pipe bomb-like devices near the route of a Labor Day parade in South Plainfield that the governor was expected to attend....
22:00, 09/02/2019

California signs new law fighting Uber labor practices So-called independent contractors may have to be reclassified as employees under a new law. Lawmakers in other states are looking to California as a possible example to emulate....
03:52, 09/19/2019

California Church Leaders Lured Homeless Into Forced Labor, U.S. Says A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been accused of forcing vulnerable people to panhandle “for the financial benefit of the church leaders,” federal prosecutors said....
09:26, 09/12/2019

U.S. trade deficit at five-month high; labor market slowing The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
16:13, 07/03/2019

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
05:39, 07/19/2019

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian beauty Hannah Polites, 28, posted the snap which appeared to show that she and husband Grant Small, a...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows religious entities to ignore anti-discrimination laws by broadening the definition to include federal con...
09:26, 08/17/2019

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®), Bats U.S. e...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
19:13, 07/05/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
07:26, 07/19/2019

Sanford points to Labor Day decision on primary challenge to Trump Mark Sanford says he should decide by around Labor Day if he’s going to mount what he admitted would be “a long-shot” GOP primary bid against President Trump. “I gave myself a month and I’m running up on that deadline,” Sanford said Wednesday as he s...
09:52, 08/15/2019

U.S. first-quarter productivity strongest since 2014, labor costs subdued U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
18:26, 05/02/2019

US ministry accused of luring homeless people into forced labor Leaders from the organization were arrested on charges of conspiracy, forced labor, document servitude and benefits fraudA dozen leaders of a California-based ministry were arrested on charges that they used homeless people as forced labor, holding t...
02:13, 09/12/2019

U.S. labor market strong; second-quarter GDP growth expected to be revised down The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market remains strong even as the economy is slowing....
20:26, 08/08/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; labor market strong The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market remains strong even as the economy is slowing....
15:13, 08/08/2019

General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unrest during a difficult period....
21:39, 06/26/2019

Quiet nature of NHL labor talks breeds cautious optimism Representatives from the NHL and NHL Players' Association have met numerous times over the past eight months and not once in a secret underground bunker or a dark parking garage....
11:52, 09/10/2019

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
03:52, 07/17/2019

Toni Morrison on Solidarity and the Labor of Writing Is Still Relevant Nearly 40 Years Later The death of acclaimed author, Nobel Laureate, and Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison has been met with an outpouring of reflections and tributes, each highlighting her incomparable contributions to literature and the black American experience. But ...
05:26, 08/07/2019

Labor's entire policy agenda is up for review, Jim Chalmers tells Q&A ‘Our job now is not to engage in some year-long pity party,’ leadership aspirant saysThe Labor leadership aspirant Jim Chalmers says the party’s entire policy agenda, including its ambitious 45% emissions reduction target, could be upended in the wak...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
17:13, 05/03/2019

Two sisters could be the voice of the WNBA — on the court, in labor talks and on ESPN Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike are teammates on the Los Angeles Sparks but playing larger roles: Nneka is the players' union president; Chiney is the vice president as well as an analyst for ESPN....
16:26, 07/26/2019

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto industry....
21:52, 07/16/2019

California church leaders arrested for forced labor of homeless Authorities arrested a dozen leaders of a California-based church who have been accused of subjecting dozens of homeless people to forced labour and holding them against their will, prosecutors said....
13:13, 09/11/2019

Church leaders charged with using homeless people as forced labor A dozen leaders of California-based Imperial Valley Ministries, including a former pastor, are accused of subjecting dozens of mostly homeless people to forced labor, making them surrender their government benefits and panhandle up to nine hours a da...
09:13, 09/11/2019

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
11:26, 06/28/2019

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
16:26, 06/21/2019

U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows after a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories early this year....
15:52, 06/06/2019

Casper is running an early Labor Day sale on its popular mattresses Casper mattresses are some of the most popular options on the market, and right now you can save on them ahead of Labor Day.       ...
09:13, 08/10/2019

Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmao denies donating $100,000 to NSW Labor Property developer at centre of Icac corruption inquiry says he had ‘nothing to do’ with cashThe Chinese billionaire and property developer Huang Xiangmo has denied ever giving an illegal donation of $100,000 cash to New South Wales Labor, and attack...
20:26, 09/06/2019

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16)       ...
06:39, 06/18/2019

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Labor chief likes 2020 Democrats over Hillary Clinton The president of the AFL-CIO said Thursday that the top 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have a better message for blue-collar workers than losing 2016 nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton....
18:00, 08/30/2019

Gas prices drop to a 3-year Labor Day low, as more drivers hit the road this weekend With gas prices at a 3-year low for the Labor Day weekend, more Americans will head out on road trips for the holiday. Depending on where they live, they might have more cash to spend....
18:26, 08/28/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as t...
00:13, 07/11/2019

Leesa's Labor Day sale is happening now — get up to $350 off, plus 2 free pillows when you buy a mattress Leesa The Insider Picks team has reviewed and researched dozens of mattresses, and we've determined that the Leesa Hybrid Mattress and the Leesa Memory Foam Mattress are the best mattresses you can buy in 2019 because they suit all sleeping styles. ...
00:39, 09/01/2019

Trump to nominate Antonin Scalia’s son to lead Labor Department President Trump confirmed Tuesday that he plans to nominate Eugene Scalia — son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia — to head up the Department of Labor. The 56-year-old Virginia resident is a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutc...
01:13, 08/28/2019

The best Labor Day sales 2019: deals on TVs, laptops, furniture, mattresses and more The Labor Day sales are almost over, but you still have a few days to enjoy the late summer deals.  So whether you're looking to treat yourself to a summer sizzler of a bargain or planning ahead to best equip yourself for the upcoming schoo...
14:39, 09/01/2019

Labor Day 2019: A closeup look at the U.S. work force as holiday arrives Labor Day is a holiday to celebrate the American worker. Here's a look at how the U.S. work force has changed over the decades.        ...
17:26, 09/01/2019

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a former federal prosecutor and called Epstein's cri...
20:39, 07/09/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away from coalmining, export and power production, mak...
04:13, 05/16/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
20:52, 05/11/2019

Box Office: 'Angel Has Fallen' Sears Competition Over Labor Day Weekend LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Lionsgate and Millennium's "Angel Has Fallen" ruled the box office during an expectedly quiet Labor Day weekend. The third entry in the action franchise generated $11.5 million over the weekend and should close out the ho...
16:13, 09/02/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
10:39, 05/14/2019

Biden picks up endorsement of firefighters union as he courts labor The International Association of Fire Fighters is the first major labor group to announce its backing of a Democrat in the crowded 2020 presidential race....
15:26, 04/29/2019

Costco is closed for Labor Day, but here are the stores and restaurants staying open Most major retailers and restaurant chains are open Monday, though some will have special holiday hours. Many pharmacies will be closed.       ...
20:26, 08/30/2019

23 retailers having huge Labor Day weekend sales on apparel, makeup, and more Labor Day weekend is a fantastic time to save big at all your favorite fashion and beauty retailers, like Ulta, Bloomingdales, and more.       ...
20:26, 08/30/2019

Tucson Premium Outlets extends hours over Labor Day weekend TUCSON – The Tucson Premium Outlets will extend its shopping hours over the Labor Day weekend. The shopping center is located at Market Hall, 6401 W. Marana Center Blvd. Hours will change beginning Friday. Here’s the schedule: Friday, Aug...
20:26, 08/30/2019

Informal eldercare has larger labor-market effect for women (Reuters Health) - Informal care for older relatives continues to affect the labor market, and the effects remain gendered, according to a new study in Canada....
23:39, 05/14/2019

Swiss labor leader declares draft EU treaty 'dead' The new head of Switzerland's powerful labor union federation rejected a draft treaty with the European Union and called for restarting negotiations with the country's most important trading partner....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Ashley Iaconetti Gives Jade Roper a ''Labor Salad'' to Help Her Welcome Baby No. 2 It's almost time! With baby number two on board, former Bachelor in Paradise star Jade Roper Tolbert is down to try anything to get into labor. The reality TV personality, who is......
14:26, 07/28/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending In the week ahead, the U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter economic growth estimate....
06:13, 04/29/2019

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October. The win caught much of the staff by surprise, and, according to a staff writer wh...
22:52, 05/23/2019

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Americans' approval of labor unions reaches 16-year high Sixty-four percent of Americans approve of labor unions, which is among the highest level of support in the past 20 years, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicates....
03:13, 08/29/2019

Labor will invest AU$245m in regional telco programs if elected Labor’s promises have mirrored the Coalition’s, with AU$160 million to go to the mobile blackspots program and AU$60 million to work on Connected Community Plans with state, territory, and local governments....
07:00, 05/01/2019

Beto O'Rourke's labor plan promises $15 an hour, right to unionize Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled his plans for a 21st century labor contract that calls for more rights and higher pay for workers and stronger unions....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that ...
19:39, 07/11/2019

Labor Groups Press New York to Protect App-Based Workers Buoyed by legislative passage of a bill in California, unions in New York are pushing to change state law to extend employment protections for app-based workers....
10:39, 09/16/2019

U.S. jobless claims fall in sign of labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, suggesting the labor market was holding firm despite a manufacturing slowdown and concerns the economy is on a path toward recession....
18:00, 08/22/2019

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual...
21:39, 07/05/2019

Opinion: Labor Day should be reminder to NFL players, fans of possible work stoppage For now, the regular-season kickoff is the focus of the NFL world. But a work stoppage could be ahead if key issues aren't ironed out.       ...
03:39, 09/03/2019

High Profile Labor Leader Has a New Gig Fighting Against Teacher's Unions Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in America. And what is he doing now? He’s lending his name to a billionaire-funded astroturf group that ai...
22:13, 07/22/2019

New Jersey man charged with possessing explosives near Labor Day parade route Police apprehended a New Jersey man Monday after they discovered several pipe bomb-like devices near the route of a Labor Day parade in South Plainfield, resulting in the cancelation of the annual event....
06:26, 09/03/2019

Free dental work offered at Labor of Love event TUCSON – The Labor of Love event hosted by Risas Dental and Braces, provided free dental care on Labor Day. Risas created the event to help those who needed assistance with dental care. Patients were able to choose between teeth cleaning, cavit...
08:26, 09/03/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
09:00, 08/01/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
04:00, 07/03/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor with baby No. 4 We're soon going to have yet another Kardashian to keep up with, because Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor.        ...
07:13, 05/10/2019

Democrats call for labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over the way the former federal prosecutor handled a decade-old sex abuse case against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
19:13, 07/09/2019

The best Labor Day sales on tech, mattresses, clothing, and more that you can shop this weekend Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Labor Day is on Monday, September 2. You can take advantage of many end-of-summer and Labor Day sales through September 2 and beyond. See our full list of online sales across mattresses and bedding, home and kitchen, ...
00:00, 09/03/2019

23 fashion and beauty retailers having amazing pre-Labor Day sales this weekend Save big on back-to-school styles, summer clearance items, and beauty products at all your favorite online retailers.       ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia Has Strong Antiregulation Record n Eugene Scalia, the Trump administration has found a potential secretary of labor with an established record of pursuing limits on government regulation of business....
20:13, 07/19/2019

Upgrade your living space for fall with these Labor Day deals on home accessories As summer winds down this weekend and the weather cools you’ll likely be spending a lot more time in the house. And what better way to prepare for fall than by overhauling your home with new and improved gadgets? From the kitchen to the bedroom, we’v...
12:39, 09/01/2019

Labor Unions and Workers Mark May Day 2019 With Rallies, Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists ...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Big Labor warns 2020 Dems: Don't take union workers' support for granted Big Labor warned Democratic presidential contenders Wednesday against taking union support for granted, adding that Dems would need to be more honest about the party’s record on workers’ rights, reports said. ...
16:13, 08/02/2019

Labor union, airport avert midnight London Heathrow strike Heathrow Airport officials and labor union leaders averted the start of a two-day strike by workers at Europe’s busiest airport, agreeing Sunday to keep on talking with a mediator’s help for at least another day....
06:39, 08/05/2019

Canadian greenhouse labor shortages worsened by growing cannabis producers Canada's labor-strapped greenhouse vegetable and flower growers are ramping up efforts to keep and recruit more workers in the face of pressure from the country's budding cannabis industry, farm groups say....
22:39, 07/29/2019

Heathrow Airport labor strike delayed one day as both sides agree to keep talking On Sunday, airport officials and labor unions agreed to keep talking for at least one more day, delaying a two-day strike at Europe's busiest airport.       ...
16:39, 08/05/2019

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
00:00, 07/23/2019

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were added to the economy in July — a bump that was ai...
05:00, 08/03/2019

California farmers increasingly turning to mechanization due to labor shortages, says survey Farmers in the nation's top agriculture state are increasingly moving to different forms of mechanization to get around the farm labor crunch, according to a survey....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontbencher David Littleproud has accused the states of doing “bugger all” to stop animal activists invadi...
08:39, 07/22/2019

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear power during a combative question time where the ene...
13:26, 07/23/2019

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Baseball....
02:39, 07/20/2019

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
19:39, 07/12/2019

Gladys Liu ‘a test of Scott Morrison’s leadership’, says Labor – politics live Penny Wong raises government’s response to Sam Dastyari after Chisholm MP refuses to say whether China’s actions in the South China Sea are unlawful. All the days events, live 12.30am BST And the bells have tolled for the beginning of the parliamenta...
01:52, 09/11/2019

Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child....
16:26, 05/06/2019

Australia's opposition Labor pledges bigger budget surpluses in election bid Australia's opposition Labor on Friday unveiled its economic blueprint for the May 18 election, promising bigger budget surpluses than the government in an attempt to undermine Prime Minister Scott Morrison's attacks on its economic management....
07:26, 05/10/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
13:39, 05/17/2019

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
23:00, 07/09/2019

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade a...
17:39, 07/12/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
08:00, 06/03/2019

Gun safety debate overshadows Labor Day campaign kickoff for 2020 Democrats As the Democratic presidential candidates fanned out across early contest states Monday, the traditional Labor Day kickoff to the fall campaign was overshadowed by their frustration about the congressional deadlock over gun safety laws after yet anot...
22:00, 09/03/2019

Casper's huge Labor Day sale on its popular mattresses is finally here In keeping with the large-scale Labor Day mattress sales, Casper is currently offering an amazing discount on their popular mattresses.       ...
01:13, 08/28/2019

Labor Day flight cancellations: Nearly 1,500 as Hurricane Dorian approaches East Coast Travelers found the most cancellations on flights to and from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and West Palm Beach, Florida.       ...
11:39, 09/03/2019

Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace This is the first year ever that women are going to make up the majority of the college-educated labor force, a milestone that is already altering benefits packages offered by companies and one that could influence family sizes in the future....
02:26, 08/21/2019

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed calls for his resignation over the lenient 2008 plea deal he cut ...
07:13, 07/09/2019

Bernie Sanders introduces labor plan to broaden union power Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has frequently done his presidential campaigning on picket lines, unveiled a comprehensive set of proposals on Wednesday designed to revive and newly empower organized labor....
01:39, 08/22/2019

Former United Auto Workers official gets 15 months in labor corruption case A federal judge in Detroit on Monday sentenced the former United Auto Workers union vice president in charge of relations with Fiat Chrysler to 15 months in federal prison for misusing funds intended for worker training to pay for luxury travel, golf...
23:26, 08/05/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a year in jail on sex crime charges. “@SecretaryAcost...
15:13, 07/09/2019

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
15:52, 07/09/2019

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and became president of the ACTU...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter Are All Smiles as They Spend Labor Day Weekend Together Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter are celebrating the end of summer. Over Labor Day weekend, the two were seen getting lunch with the "Slide Away" singer's mother, Tish Cyrus.......
00:52, 09/03/2019

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling ...
18:39, 07/09/2019

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labor roiled ties between the U.S. all...
08:52, 07/05/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisco...
19:26, 07/12/2019

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
06:13, 05/15/2019

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United States. He has covered prosecutors, the use of lethal injections, mandatory minimum sentences, and the...
04:39, 08/07/2019

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
23:52, 06/06/2019

Disabled workers chase 'dream jobs' in tight U.S. labor market Megan Helsel, a kayaking wildlife specialist, has her dream job, and T'angelo Magee is making headway toward his, a commercial pilot. Both say work is central to their identity. Both are disabled....
13:13, 08/30/2019

Trump labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday to address the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, the Labor Department said in a statement....
18:39, 07/10/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
20:13, 07/10/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims unchanged, point to labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unchanged last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing despite slowing economic activity....
15:52, 06/06/2019

American Airlines Mechanic Accused of Sabotage Amid Labor Dispute A mechanic for American Airlines is accused of trying to sabotage a plane just before it was scheduled to carry 150 passengers from Miami to the Bahamas in July....
00:26, 09/07/2019

First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pokémon Go Fests when it announced the game's official launch. Now the company has revealed that it has already scheduled the new game's first fan...
08:00, 06/29/2019

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big A California educator is battling a state teachers' union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor unions across the country to reimburse billions in ba...
22:26, 05/07/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that American alleges were the result of an "illegal work slowdown."...
22:39, 08/14/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
05:26, 06/07/2019

Hurricane Dorian gains power, threatens U.S. landfall over Labor Day weekend Tropical Storm Dorian weakened a little as it passed over the Lesser Antilles, dumping heavy rains, bringing down trees and knocking out power in Barbados....
12:26, 08/29/2019

Labor Department rehires staffer Bloomberg accused of anti-Semitism The Labor Department announced Wednesday that it was was rehiring Wage and Hour Division official Leif Olson, who resigned on Tuesday following a Bloomberg report alleging that he had written anti-Semitic posts on his Facebook account....
21:00, 09/05/2019

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
20:39, 07/09/2019

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
23:52, 07/09/2019

Watch: Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends non-prosecution deal with Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
21:13, 07/10/2019

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation of wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
03:52, 07/18/2019

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein d...
22:39, 07/10/2019

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta but says will look at matter amid Epstein case President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
19:13, 07/09/2019

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
03:00, 05/30/2019

Trump wants to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary: report President Trump is planning to nominate the son late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary, a report said on Thursday. Trump wants Eugene Scalia — a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher — to take over at the D...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to be willing to leave Pizzella in place for the fores...
00:52, 07/16/2019

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) sent a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, citing an investigation by The Washington Post that found major chocolate companies, including Nestle, Hershey and Mars, failed t...
19:26, 07/17/2019

Perry Co. woman pleads guilty to forced labor scheme involving kids PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Perry County woman has admitted to allowing her boyfriend to force her children to work instead of going to school, under threat of severe punishment. Officials said 33-year-old Tiffany Walsh pleaded guilty Friday...
17:13, 06/30/2019

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, pr...
11:52, 07/01/2019

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn ...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he...
19:39, 07/12/2019

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, ...
19:13, 07/12/2019

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girl...
16:52, 07/12/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over his role in sex case plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday as scrutiny intensified about the non-prosecutorial plea deal he made with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein in a sex case when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in 2008....
16:26, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with the company in hopes of averting a strike....
02:26, 05/31/2019

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions....
15:13, 07/12/2019

Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted companies faced allegations of serious labor violations including intimidation, harassment and explo...
00:52, 08/10/2019

The Trailer: Labor union members and leaders are skeptical -- but pondering their 2020 choices In this edition: Democrats follow labor's lead in Iowa, the debate-rules grumbling gets louder, and trans rights come to a Southern race for governor....
01:39, 08/23/2019

Labor Day flight cancellations: 1,100 and counting as Hurricane Dorian approaches East Coast Travelers will find the most cancellations on flights to and from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and West Palm Beach, Florida.       ...
18:00, 09/02/2019