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 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

Kroger launches home delivery in Southwest Ohio

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) has launched its own home delivery service in Southwest Ohio for the first time. It began a pilot program at two local stores, in Sharonville and in Whitewater Township on the West Side, Kroger spokeswoman Patty Leesemann told.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals13 hr. 36 min. ago

McDonald"s to shut 169 outlets in India"s north and east

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Fast food chain McDonald's said on Monday it planned to shut all 169 of its restaurants in India's northern and eastern regions, escalating a dispute with its local partner and potentially putting thousands of workers out of jobs......»»

Category: topSource: reuters17 hr. 21 min. ago

Ohio city tops in U.S. for tech workers, study finds

San Francisco has an ocean, but one Ohio city has a few things tech workers want, including affordable rent and ample jobs. Columbus is the top U.S. city for tech workers, according to a new study by SmartAsset. That's a four-spot improvement ove.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 21 min. ago

Builders Complain Of Record Labor Shortages: Up To 75% Of Employers Can"t Find Workers

Late last month we reported the remarkable anecdote of an Ohio factory owner who has numerous blue-collar jobs available at her .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 20th, 2017

How machines could replace immigrant workers

As President Trump promotes an immigration policy meant to reduce legal immigration and provide jobs for Americans, some experts say machines are more likely to replace foreign-born workers......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 20th, 2017

Teaching others what makes Hawaii, Hawaii

From her upbringing on a farm in Molokai to her two years spent as state senator, Pohai Ryan has always been invested in what makes Hawaii, Hawaii......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2017

Machines, not Americans, could replace immigrant labor

As President Trump promotes an immigration policy meant to reduce legal immigration and provide jobs for Americans, some experts say machines are more likely to replace foreign-born workers......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 18th, 2017

Machines, not Americans, could replace immigrant workers

Jim Bogart sees a growing trend in his patch of America: Farmers are turning more and more to machines because they can't find enough workers to harvest fruits and vegetables......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 18th, 2017

The solution to the Seattle area"s worker shortage is right in front of us

Hiring local low-income workers would benefit Seattle in many ways......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2017

Local food pantry hands out backpacks, school supplies to needy families

Food pantries operated by Lutheran Social Services help people in need in 13 Ohio counties. And this time of year, they also supply families with school supplies that students will need when classes start. The agency teams up with radio station 104.9.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2017

Baker"s immigrant detainer bill draws strong protests

"Unfortunately, our Governor Baker has proposed a bill that will increase racial profiling of immigrant workers and their families in Massachusetts," said Natalicia Tracy, executive director of the Brazilian Worker Center......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2017

GOP senator leaves radio host stunned by suggesting John McCain"s brain cancer "might have factored" in his healthcare vote

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesSen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin stunned a local radio host Wednesday when he suggested that Sen. Jo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

U.S. Contractor Bought Luxury Cars, Paid Fat Salaries to Partners on Afghanistan Contract, Audit Finds

Senator Claire McCaskill demands to know why military approved $50 million in irregular spending on luxury cars, significant others' salaries, calling it a 'slap in the face' of taxpayers......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 9th, 2017

Ohio State plans new $24M food production complex

The complex is part of a suite of planned changes to the Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory – often referred to as Waterman Farm – on west campus......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2017