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MLB reaches labor deal agreement with players union

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Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have agreed to a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement, two sources with knowledge of the situation told CNN. The deal ends a lockout that beg...

MLB labor talks intensify as deadline nears to save openers

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Commissioner Rob Manfred met with the union twice — one more than he had previously since the lockout started Dec. 2. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . "We’re working at it,’" Manfred said around 6 p.m. afte...

3 Democrats join Republicans in sinking Biden nominee to lead Labor division

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Three moderate Senate Democrats joined Republicans on Wednesday night in voting against advancing President Joe Biden's nominee to head the Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division. Democratic Sens. Kyrsten Sinema,...

Rooftop Revelations: Reformed convicts deserve a second chance, are an untapped labor pool

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While there are men and women who are irredeemable and will re-offend, there are many individuals who have truly repented. However, their wrongful deeds mark them forever like the scarlet letter, no matter their effo...

MLB, players agree to new labor deal after months of negotiating

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The collective bargaining agreement will allow players to report to spring training as early as Friday with Opening Day potentially set for April 7, according to ESPN. The deal still has to be ratified by both the ow...

Labor relations experts following MLB negotiations from afar

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That's part of how Sanderson sees baseball's labor strife, as a longtime baseball fan. But he also follows along from a different perspective, one of a sports economist at the University of Chicago. CLICK HERE FOR MO...

US to detain goods from Chinese sportswear giant Li-Ning over North Korean labor concerns

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Hong Kong (CNN Business)Li-Ning goods will be detained by US authorities after US Customs and Border Protection said an investigation indicated that the Chinese sportswear giant uses North Korean labor in its supply ...

Fourth-generation dairy farmer worried about the future of agriculture amid rising costs and labor shortages

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"We’ve seen 45,000 dairy farms go out since 2003. I’m worried for my beef farmers, the processing plants… I’m worried about pretty much all of agriculture. What is our future looking like and how are Americans going ...

17 NBA players make tens of millions off sneakers made with Chinese slave labor cotton

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Behind the scenes, China’s violations of human rights have long been a topic of contention for major U.S. companies and the NBA — making their silent opposition to doing business with China an ongoing two-faced partn...

Former Labor Secretary Chao warns worker shortages could be ‘tomorrow’s new normal’

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COVID-19 TAKES EMS WORKER SHORTAGE TO ‘CRISIS LEVEL’: AMERICAN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT ELAINE CHAO: I think the government should not be competing with the private sector when it comes to compensation, whethe...

Police departments struggle to recruit and retain officers who are leaving for reasons that include pay, the labor market and respect

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Durham, North Carolina In a growing number of American cities, if you call the police, there are fewer officers taking the call. Police departments across the nation are raising concerns about current and future s...

Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act passed unanimously by the House

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The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, also known as H.R. 6256, passed by voice vote on Tuesday evening after Republicans and Democrats agreed on a revised version of legislation that stripped out differences betwee...

House passes bill blocking imports of products produced by forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region

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A bill that will prevent the US from importing goods produced using forced labor by Uyghurs and other minority Muslim populations in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region of China passed the House on Wednesday evening. Th...

New Zealand politician cycles to hospital in labor, gives birth

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New Zealand Member of Parliament Julie Anne Genter got on her bicycle early on Sunday and headed to the hospital. She was already in labor, and she gave birth an hour later. "Big news!" the Greens politician posted o...

Former player, labor lawyer lead MLB into 9th work stoppage

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Now, they lead billion-dollar factions of a fractured sport that is headed toward a lockout that would start when the collective bargaining agreement expires at 11:59 p.m. EST Wednesday. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS CO...

Top Glove allowed to restart US sales after passing checks on forced labor

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Hong Kong (CNN Business)The United States has lifted an import ban on the world's largest glove maker after concluding that its products are no longer being produced using forced labor. In an announcement Friday, the...

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