Stories tagged: "workers"


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US Agency Considers Revoking Arizona’s Work Safety Oversight

Arizona is the only state that refused to implement a temporary emergency standard related to COVID-19 last June.

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A Phoenix Starbucks Worker Pushed for a Union. Then She Was Fired.

Laila Dalton, a shift supervisor who was working to unionize the location at Scottsdale Road and Mayo Boulevard, was fired the day before union election ballots were sent out.

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The Sky Isn’t the Limit: Flight Program in Goodyear, Pioneering Pilot Inspire Diversity in Aviation

Less than 4% of aircraft pilots and flight engineers are Black or African-American, and only 5.3% are women.

Michelle Eisen, fourth from right, a barista at the Buffalo, NY, Elmwood Starbucks location, the first Starbuck location to unionize, announces to the local Starbucks Workers United, employees of a local Starbucks, who were gathered at a local union hall to cast votes to unionize or not, a delay in the vote, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, in Mesa, Ariz. The NLRB delayed the vote due to an appeal by Starbucks. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Two Arizona Starbucks Are on the Path to Unionize

The nationwide wave of support for labor unions has hit 70 Starbucks stores in 21 states, including locations in Mesa and Phoenix.

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National Labor Relations Board Launches Spanish-Language Website

The site provides a place for Spanish-speaking workers to file unfair practice charges and petitions for union elections in their native language.

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Biden Administration Launches Effort to Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat-Related Illness

The Biden administration last month announced a new effort to protect workers from heat-related illness in the US.

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How the PRO Act Would Change Arizona’s Right-to-Work Status

Arizona’s Sinema and Kelly are two of just three Democrat senators who haven’t cosponsored the labor rights legislation.