US Supreme Court backs Starbucks over fired pro-union workers

he U.S. Supreme Court sided on Thursday with Starbucks (SBUX.O), opens new tab in the coffee chain’s challenge to a judicial order to rehire seven Memphis employees fired as they sought to unionize …

Thousands of Amazon Flex drivers file for arbitration over contractor status

Thousands of Amazon.com Flex drivers classified as contractors filed arbitration claims on Tuesday, , their lawyer told Reuters, saying they should be treated as full employees. About 15,800 drivers have …

Elon Musk targeted in lawsuit alleging sex bias, unfair firings at SpaceX

Rocket maker SpaceX and its CEO Elon Musk were sued on Wednesday by eight engineers who say they were illegally fired for raising concerns about alleged sexual harassment and discrimination against …

Chiquita Held Liable for Deaths During Colombian Civil War

A jury in South Florida has ruled that Chiquita Brands is liable for eight killings carried out by a right-wing paramilitary group that the company helped finance in a fertile …

Uber loses challenge to California gig work law in US appeals court

A U.S. appeals court on Monday rejected a bid by Uber (UBER.N), opens new tab and subsidiary Postmates to revive a challenge to a California law that could force the companies to …

Judge halts UC academic workers’ strike, citing ‘damage to students’

An Orange County judge Friday ordered the union representing UC academic workers to halt its strike at six campuses, ruling that the walkout appeared to be causing “damage to students’ …

Spain: The Constitutional Court endorses the reform of the law of the Community of Madrid that allows the activities of VTC vehicles

The ruling considers that the regulations do not invade state powers or question local autonomy, as the appeal by Unidas Podemos and other congressional groups maintained. The Constitutional Court has …

Boohoo hit with investor lawsuit over alleged mistreatment of Leicester workers

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo has been hit with an investor lawsuit in the UK after reports alleging its suppliers were mistreating workers caused its share price to plummet in 2020. A …

A Matter of Survival as South Asia’s Heat Wave Reaches 127 Degrees

Pakistan and India are sweltering. For laborers, not working because of the extreme temperatures can mean not eating. As South Asia bakes under a blistering heat wave, life-or-death decisions arrive …

US Labor Dept sues Hyundai over US child labor, court filing shows

The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday sued South Korean auto giant Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS), opens new tab, an auto parts plant and a labor recruiter, over illegal use of …

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