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Organic livestock farmers, hit by rising prices, seek help

Organic dairy and other livestock farmers are seeking emergency federal aid as they grapple with skyrocketing organic feed costs, steep fuel and utility expenses as well as the consequences of …

OSHA: Amazon failed to record some warehouse injuries

Amazon failed to properly record work-related injuries at warehouses located in five states, including New York, a federal agency said while announcing it issued more than a dozen citations during …

Shoppers, workers clash over post-pandemic expectations

More than two and a half years later in a world yearning for normalcy, many workers are fed up and don't want to go back to the way things were. They are demanding better schedules, and sometimes …

Hiring stays strong, muddling inflation fight

The nation's employers kept hiring briskly in November despite high inflation and a slow-growing economy — a sign of resilience in the face of the Federal Reserve's aggressive interest rate …

House votes to avert rail strike, impose deal on unions

The U.S. House moved urgently to head off the looming nationwide rail strike on Wednesday, passing a bill that would bind companies and workers to a proposed settlement that was reached in September …

At Michigan chip plant, Biden says unions 'built middle class'

President Joe Biden reminded Americans he is a "pro-union" president Tuesday as he toured a technology plant to highlight a $300 million expansion, just a day after he sided with business leaders in …

A rail strike looms and impact on economy could be broad

American consumers and nearly every industry will be affected if freight trains grind to a halt next month.The likelihood of a strike that would paralyze the nation's rail traffic grew on Monday when …

Many vets are landing jobs, but the transition can be tough 

Phillip Slaughter left the Army after 18 years and found a job similar to one he had in uniform: behind the wheel of a truck. Instead of towing food and bullets through war zones, he hauled packages …

Employers are hiring briskly even in face of rate hikes

America's employers kept hiring vigorously in October, adding 261,000 positions, a sign that the economy remains a picture of solid job growth and painful inflation. Last week’s report from …

Voters reject slavery in some, but not all, states

Voters in four states approved ballot measures that will change their state constitutions to prohibit slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for crime, while those in a fifth state rejected …

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