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A swath of Kaiser Permanente workers in California have voted overwhelmingly to approve a strike that could draw in more than 80,000 employees of the healthcare giant across the nation, according to the coalition of unions representing them.
Sally Pipes: Union workers, be careful what you wish for – 2020 Dems might ruin your excellent health benefitsAugust 11, 2019 | dailybusinessnews
Union workers have some of the best health benefits around. “Medicare-for-All” would take those benefits away — and lead to long waits for poor-quality care.
Five employees of Russia’s atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday.
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An explosion Thursday during a rocket engine test that caused radiation levels to jump in northern Russia killed five nuclear workers, the country’s nuclear energy agency said. It was the first official word that the agency, Rosatom, was involved, Reuters reports. Three other employees were injured, the agency said. Russian…
DoorDash abandons tip-skimming policy, heeding customers, not workers.
Workers removing old freezer units from a former supermarket in Council Bluffs, Iowa earlier this year made a horrifying discovery: the body of a worker who vanished almost a decade earlier. Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada, 25, was reported missing Nov. 28, 2009 after he became upset and ran out of his…
The headline at Smithsonian magazine is “The Snakes That Ate Florida,” and the accompanying story makes clear there isn’t much hyperbole going on. The story looks at the explosion of Burmese pythons in the Everglades. These invasive creatures—which likely got their start in the area when owners who bought…
A feud between Walt Disney Co. and the granddaughter of co-founder Roy Disney is getting more heated
Labor unrest is escalating at Kaiser Permanente, with unions for 85,000 of the healthcare giant’s workers saying Friday that they are taking steps toward a potential strike because talks on a new contract had stalled.
The workers — who include most employees who are not doctors, registered nurses…
“Two things that don’t mix—firecrackers and toilets.” That’s an understatement from FOX 2 after an apparent prank gone awry in Detroit resulted in injuries to two municipal employees. The Metro Times reports the General Services Department workers were hurt Wednesday after they used toilets in a fire department repair…