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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, laundering, cooking and even companionship

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Widespread Bribery Scandal Exposed In Wal-Mart Of Mexico's Practices

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

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WSDOT, flickr
WSDOT, flickr

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

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