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New Law Protects Mass. Domestic Workers
People who hire nannies, caregivers and other domestic workers in Massachusetts must now adhere to established labor standards and other worker protections.
The bill signed into law by Gov. Deval Patrick defines domestic workers as individuals who provide in-home services including housekeeping, laun…
Protests Planned at Walmart
Union officials with the AFL-CIO are protesting at Walmart stores across the country today.
The union says their event is to object to the company opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day, alleged intimidation of employees, and low wages...
32 Mass. Workers Died on the Job in 2012
Labor and worker rights activists are honoring 32 workers who died on the job last year.
The Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health released a report Thursday highlighting the deaths.
The report found falls and motor vehicle incidents were among the le…