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Ohio senator demands answers after a local chicken farm was accused of exploiting immigrant workers

Wikimedia CommonsAlarmed by the “disturbing” practices of a major chicken processor in his state, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio is demanding answers from the company, whose treatment of workers was detailed in a recent ProPublica.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Russia"s Influence Campaign Is Still Happening Reports Say, as Twitter Prepares to Brief Senate

Hundreds of suspect accounts tweeted on divisive topics last month, a public policy group warned, as one senator accused Russian trolls of exploiting #TakeAKnee......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 28th, 2017

Most Ohio construction firms struggling to find skilled workers

Seventy-three percent of construction firms in Ohio say can't find qualified workers amid the growing demand for labor, according to the results of an industrywide survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Local employers in th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2017

Russia accused of exploiting workers at 2018 World Cup venues

Workers building stadiums for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia face exploitation and dangerous conditions, according to Human Rights Watch......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 14th, 2017

Arizona farm accused of abusing Mexican migrant workers

The U.S. Department of Labor is accusing an .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 15th, 2017

SEC Issues Charges Against Pastor Defrauding Retirees

The SEC has announced fraud charges and an emergency asset freeze obtained against a Michigan-based pastor accused of exploiting church members, retirees and laid-off auto workers.....»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 30th, 2017

Republican Senator does not expect Trump to weaken H1B visas

H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows American firms to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 14th, 2017

McDonald"s accused of exploiting homeless people in Rome

Local group says fast-food chain’s pledge to donate 1,000 meals is a cynical PR strategy after Vatican restaurant opening.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2017

Could Kroger open its farm market concept stores in Southwest Ohio?

Kroger Co. could open more than a dozen of its Main & Vine fresh and local small-store locations in Southwest Ohio, according to an in-depth analyst report. Vince Sinisi, a Morgan Stanley analyst who follows Cincinnati-based supermarket operator Kroger (.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2016

An Ohio restaurant owner hires former criminals on purpose — and he says it makes his popular business better

NBC Today The owner of Hot Chicken Takeover credits his company's success on the 'alternative resumes' of his employees. 70% of employees have cri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider9 hr. 19 min. ago

Wells Fargo Shares Dip As Bank Fires 4 FX Traders Following Investigations

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan received the patented Elizabeth Warren treatment during testimony before the Senate Banking Committee last month when the Massachusetts Senator accused h.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge11 hr. 19 min. ago

Answers on outside employment, firing workers on leave, and FLSA

Running a business — or managing a single unit, department, or team within a business — isn’t easy. Questions that have legal and/or regulatory implications pop up on a regular basis. Answers aren’t always straightforward, and can require .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 50 min. ago

The Latest: Fla. senator blocks nominee over disaster aid

The Latest on President Trump, Congress and $4.1 trillion budget plan (all times local): 6:50 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 19th, 2017

Trump Photo With Hitler Mustache Was an "Unfortunate Incident," Local Ohio Paper Apologizes

"This particular photo was edited in a sloppy manner to make it appear the president had a mustache,” the paper wrote in a post on its Facebook page......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 19th, 2017

Construction begins on large Dayton-area greenhouse

A new farm expected to be the most sustainable in Ohio that includes a huge greenhouse is getting underway.  BrightFarms Inc. is breaking ground in Wilmington this week on its first greenhouse farm in Ohio. The 120,000 square-foot farm will provide .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

The Latest: Senator says deal set on insurers" cost-sharing

The Latest on Congress and health care legislation (all times local): 2:10 p.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 17th, 2017

Sitharaman demands answers from Congress on Vadra-Bhandari alleged dealings

Sitharaman said Bhandari purchased the ticket on Vadra's behalf from a Paharganj based travel agency.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 17th, 2017

Chicken Safety: Factory Workers Already Slaughter 140 Per Minute—New Law Could Make This Dangerously Faster

Factory worker advocates urge that eliminating poultry plant line limits would make this dangerous job worse......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 16th, 2017

Chicken Safety: Factor Workers Already Slaughter 140 Per Minute—New Law Could Make This Dangerously Faster

Factor worker advocates urge that eliminating poultry plant line limits would make this dangerous job worse......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 16th, 2017

Effort to recall Southwest union leader falters

A dissident faction of Southwest Airlines flight attendants has hit a major roadblock in its protracted attempt to oust Audrey Stone, the president of the Southwest flight attendants union, Transport Workers Union Local 556. But the group of FAs are n.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

Senator Demands Investigation Into Trump Administration Puerto Rico Response

In a letter to the Department of Homeland Security, the senator pushed for an evaluation of whether the administration "is selectively disclosing or manipulating data.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 13th, 2017