Israel is recruiting skilled laborers from India after suspending work permits for most Palestinian workers following the Oct. 7 attack on Israel by Hamas-backed militants.
Journalists have walked out of two dozen newsrooms over layoffs, budget cuts and fraught contract talks in just the past few weeks. All of them belong to the leading newspaper union, the NewsGuild.
In a WARN notice sent to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Atlanta-based packaging company WestRock said it was shuttering its facility on Lexington Parkway.
Wilkesboro town officials say Tyson Foods Inc. has laid off more than 100 employees at its Wilkesboro processing plant. Tyson, the largest employer in Wilkes County, announced in a prepared statement that they are reducing the number of second-shift employees due to lower customer demand.
Workers at more than 200 U.S. Starbucks locations walked off the job Thursday in what organizers said was the largest strike yet in the two-year-old effort to unionize the company's stores.
The closure of a distribution center in North High Point with ties to HanesBrands will result in the loss of more than 200 jobs.
More than a million women in Bogotá, Colombia, do unpaid family caregiver work full-time. The country has launched a groundbreaking program called "Care Blocks" to ease their burden.
Mitchell Gold+Bob Williams closure brought an abrupt end to company that changed furniture-making workplace
More than 400 workers in Taylorsville, North Carolina suddenly lost their jobs in late August when a furniture factory closed.