One of the half-dozen Amazon employees fired following worker protests during the height of the coronavirus pandemic will get a hearing before the National Labor Relations Board.
At the start of the year, it looked like the labor movement was gaining ground in its fight for gig workers’ rights. The tech industry spent big to defeat them.
The US Postal Service Said It Can't Track 300,000 Ballots Sent In The Mail, But That Doesn't Mean They’re Lost
During an ongoing trial, Postal Service officials said the ballots weren't being tracked so that they could be delivered more quickly.
There is another vital vote taking place on Nov. 3 in California that could decide whether the gig economy can continue in the same format to which we’re all addicted.
The decision comes as USPS is struggling to maintain on-time mail delivery and courts are making last-minute decisions about whether ballots that arrive after Nov. 3 will be counted.
In many states, Tuesday was the last recommended day by which to drop your ballot in a mailbox. From now, voters are being encouraged to leave them in official drop boxes or vote in-person.
Democrats have shown strong enthusiasm in early voting, coming out in the millions, but Republicans can still catch up.
In Defiance Of A State Order, California Republicans Say They Plan To Keep Collecting Ballots Via Unauthorized Boxes
Ordered to pull its unauthorized ballot boxes from locations in at least four California counties earlier this week, the state GOP says it plans to continue collecting ballots via the unofficial drop boxes.
Republican Party officials have not said how many ballots were collected or how they were handled.
The system is “definitely not working like it's supposed to,” one contact tracing expert told BuzzFeed News.
“When you tell Americans they have to do something, they are going to push back.”
The Election Could Be In Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s Hands. To Understand How He Got There, Look To His Wife.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s wife — now Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Canada — held public office long before he ever did. And just like her husband, her small government approach to governance brought chaos and disarray.
An entire semester of remote learning isn’t ideal for any student, but adjusting to this new reality will be much more difficult for some families than for others — even in Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital.
Teachers At The Georgia School District That Went Viral For Crowded Hallway Photos Are Afraid For Their Health
The mask wars continue in the Paulding County School District, with a contentious school board meeting that featured people with masks and those without them yelling at each other.
An alarming photo of a hallway crowded by mostly maskless students in a Georgia high school raises issues with reopening schools all around the country.
“Most parents have no idea how bad this is going to be.”
Internal Peloton message board comments reveal fear among employees asked to deliver Peloton equipment to homes during the coronavirus pandemic.
The contingent Facebook workers in Austin have been organizing to pressure their direct employer, Wipro, for better treatment.
There Were Massive Protests Around The Country For A Second Night In Response To The Killings Of George Floyd And Breonna Taylor
Thousands took to the streets in Minneapolis, New York, Atlanta, Detroit, Oakland, Los Angeles, and more.
Amazon Didn’t Pay This Worker Who Tested Positive For The Coronavirus Until A Reporter Asked Questions
Amazon has publicly promised to pay workers who test positive for or are quarantined because of the coronavirus, but some say they haven’t received that money.