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U.S. labor board official orders Amazon to redo union vote at Alabama warehouse

Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 29 (Reuters) – A regional director for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday called for a rerun of a union election at an Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) facility in Alabama, setting the stage for another high-profile organizing battle at the world’s largest online retailer. Workers at......

Union Vote at Amazon Warehouse in Alabama Is Overturned by Regional Labor Office

New York Times
A regional office of the National Labor Relations Board on Monday ordered a new union election at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama, upholding a union challenge to a vote that the company won decisively. The decision was widely expected after a hearing officer recommended in August that the results be......

Amazon’s consumer chief says hiring remains a “challenge” in “very tight” labor market

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Dave Clark, the CEO of Amazon’s Worldwide Consumer business, said Sunday that the “very tight” labor market poses a “challenge” for the world’s largest online retailer, despite thousands of new hires joining the company during the holiday season.......

Kellogg’s workers strike for seventh week

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Kellogg’s workers strike for seventh week – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Pandemic-era labor shortages are giving workers more leverage as they seek better pay and benefits. Union workers are among those demanding change. Mark Strassmann has more. Be......

‘Quite disruptive’: Months-long processing delays leave people out of work amid nationwide labor shortage

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Vera de Aponte, a registered behavior technician for special needs children in Florida, had to walk away from her job this month when her work permit that allows her to legally work in the United States lapsed. Her family......

U.S. economy eyes strong 2021 finish as labor market tightens, spending accelerates

Reuters
Weekly jobless claims fall 71,000 to 199,000 Continuing claims drop 60,000 to 2.049 million Consumer spending increases 1.3% in October Third-quarter GDP growth revised up to 2.1% WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dropped to a 52-year low last week, suggesting......

Nordstrom shares tumble 18% as earnings fall short, hurt by higher labor costs, weak Nordstrom Rack sales

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A shopper leaves a Nordstrom store on May 26, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Nordstrom on Tuesday reported earnings that fell short of analysts’ expectations as labor costs ate into profits and sales and its Nordstrom......

Here’s how the National Guard is combating the labor crisis

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Employers in the U.S. are experiencing an unprecedented labor shortage. Supply chains are facing slowdowns. Politicians are looking at every opportunity to keep the economy moving, and one option is the U.S. military. The National Guard has filled in the......

Thanksgiving travel surge to test airlines as industry struggles to recover from labor shortages, pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Travelers at Los Angeles International Airport LAX are beating the crowds on Thursday, November 18, 2021, as up to 2 million people are expected to pass through Los Angeles International Airport during the two-week Thanksgiving holiday period that begins today,......

Retirees are ‘unretiring’ — and that’s good for the labor market

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here MoMo Productions | DigitalVision | Getty Images Retirees are coming out of retirement, and that’s a good sign for the labor market. Early retirements among older Americans were among the many labor distortions related to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to......

One solution to the labor shortage: teenagers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amid the nationwide labor shortage, businesses are tapping an unlikely pool of talent: teenagers. Alonzo Soliz, who runs two Tropical Smoothie Café franchises in Cedar Park, Texas, said teens now comprise 90% of his workforce. “We couldn’t get anyone to......

Paid Leave Policies Not Just About Working Moms

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click to enlarge (AdobeStock) Older workers are more likely to experience serious medical conditions that require a family member’s care. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Congress is close to passing the Build Back Better plan, and policy groups are hopeful a provision to ensure more Ohioans can access paid leave will remain.......

Great Resignation continues as seasonal workers seek better offers

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Great Resignation continues as seasonal workers seek better offers – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The trend of employees quitting their jobs and seeking better opportunities is no different for seasonal workers. In Michigan, the once crowded snow plow......

Treasury Secretary Yellen says labor force woes due to COVID concerns

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Treasury Secretary Yellen says labor force woes due to COVID concerns – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Janet Yellen sat down with “Face the Nation” moderator Margaret Brennan for a look at current work place shortages and supply chain......

Biden looks to tackle supply chain backlog

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden looks to tackle supply chain backlog – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden visited the Port of Baltimore to explain how his infrastructure plan can fix supply chain issues. Weijia Jiang has more. Be the first to......

CBS Evening News, November 10, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, November 10, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live U.S. inflation hits 30-year high; Tomb of the Unknown Soldier briefly opens to the public Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live......

Surging gasoline, food prices fan U.S. inflation; labor market tightening

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Shoppers browse in a supermarket while wearing masks to help slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in north St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. April 4, 2020. REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant/File Photo Consumer prices increase 0.9% in October Food, gasoline lead broad-based increase in prices CPI jumps 6.2% year-on-year, largest gain since 1990......

Labor union representing TSA and other federal workers urges White House to postpone vaccine deadline until 2022

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers screen passengers at O’Hare International Airport on November 08, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images A union that represents some 700,000 government employees on Tuesday asked the White House to give workers......

Michigan struggles to find snowplow drivers as labor shortages loom

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Michigan is grappling with a snowplow driver shortage while the state and some counties reconsider the decades-old practice of salting roads for a nearly $30 million price tag every year. The labor shortage spreading across Michigan appears to be affecting state agencies as well, with the......

Global stocks, U.S. dollar end lifted after labor pickup, oil gains

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WASHINGTON, Nov 5 (Reuters) – World equities markets reached new heights on Friday after a session-long climb, booking a week of solid gains following a strong U.S. jobs report. The dollar index, which had hit a one-year peak earlier in the session, slightly retreated in late trading as risk appetite......

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