Contractors working for the federal government will be among the first in the gig economy to gain some workplace protections. Federal contractors will be guaranteed up to seven paid sick days a year, the Department of Labor said Thursday. Contractors won't have to work directly for the federal government to qualify. Show More Summary
The rule, which is estimated to directly affect more than 1.1 million people, will enable workers to accrue up to seven days for medical care for themselves or relatives.
And you thought Tom Kirkman's (Kiefer Sutherland) first night on the job was a tough one? His first full day as El Presidente was even worse. Designated Survivor's second episode had some heavy laboring to do as it spun several stories -- maybe too many -- to get them all going, all while taking th... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Designated Survivor
Board president says he wants to “get the ball rolling” on regulations and guidance to school districts.
Labor Day was a good respite. Now we should be able to endure the final two months of the Presidential campaign. And to take our minds off of that when we need to, the NFL is gearing up for the football season. A wrinkle in the game plan for the nation is Colin Kaepernick's sit-down protest during the singing of the national anthem. Show More Summary
On September 27, 2002, 29 ports on the West Coast closed when the Pacific Maritime Association, a industry group of shippers, decided to lock out their workers affiliated with the International Longshoremen’s and Warehousemen’s Union (ILWU). The lockout, which halted the United States’ international trade continued for 11 days until President George W. Bush invokes […]
By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday -October 1 marks the beginning of the week-long National Day holidays, one of the most important Chinese holidays along with the Labor Day and Spring Festival. Since it can be up to 10...Show More Summary
Montgomery County proposal that reflects Hogan’s order would cut into spring break if winter is severe.
Police say they believed the shooting was a retaliatory act for an act of violence over Labor Day weekend
Just a few weeks after getting lambasted by just about everyone outside of the Clinton campaign for dumping investigation notes on the media the Friday before Labor Day weekend, in an obvious attempt to "bury the story", last night the...Show More Summary
Atlanta's annual celebration of all things geek turned 30 this year, drawing an estimated 75,000 fans into downtown over Labor Day weekend. As usual, the cosplay was impressive, the crowds were monstrous, and the people-watching was unparalleled as we wandered the host hotels for some 45 hours over the course of four days.
Yes, you can watch the cosplayers at Dragon Con. But did you know you can also enter a bagel eating contest? Or chow down on Caribbean fare?
By DAN HOUSMAN Maybe it is just the shock of being post Labor Day and realizing that summer is fading into the rear view mirror or maybe it was something I ate for breakfast that spurred new hope. But I think that this is the year that the patient centric approach to data in life
To the editor: Once again the LAUSD Board has made what I believe to be an irrational decision based on misinformed input from a small group of parents. ( “Schools will start closer to Labor Day,” Sept 21) This is Los Angeles: it’s hot in August, it’s hot in September, it’s hot in June. Starting...
Marriage isn’t for everyone, especially these days. In 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 124.6 million Americans 16 years and older were single ? or 50.2 percent of the population ? compared with 37.4 percent of theShow More Summary
The outfit is stylish and comfortable. What more could you want?
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On September 21, 1908, the Industrial Workers of the World met for its 4th annual convention in Chicago. This convention would reshape the struggling nascent organization, moving it clearly from an intellectuals’ movement to a workers’ movement. Founded in 1905, by 1908 the IWW hadn’t really done much of anything and its future was murky. […]
The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday approved a compromise plan that would move the start of school closer to Labor Day, a topic that has generated strong feelings among parents. The decision moves away from the district’s current “early start” calendar, but also allows students to complete...
The four-star forward from Florida gives Ollie his third commit for 2017. After his Labor Day weekend visit, Makai Ashton-Langford committed to UConn, giving Kevin Ollie’s 2017 class one commitment after the Zach Brown fiasco. Some said...Show More Summary