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Los Angeles apartment maintenance workers found dead after exposure to fentanyl in complex

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Luis Garcia, 31, and John Black, 52, were identified by the Los Angeles County Medical-Examiner Coroner as the workers who died. Officers responded to an apartment complex in the 800 block of South Olive Street just ...

Coronavirus committee: Meat companies lied about impending shortage and put workers at risk

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New York (CNNBusiness)At the height of the pandemic, as the coronavirus infected tens of thousands of meat industry workers and caused hundreds to die, executives at the nation's largest meat producers were aware of ...

Jail is the new threat facing election workers

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A version of this story appeared in the CITIZEN BY CNN newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. Election officials in Arizona could face criminal charges if a noncitizen registers to vote on their...

Nine hospitalized after Texas authorities find dozens of undocumented workers in semi trailer

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Nine people were treated for dehydration and scores of others fled the scene when authorities discovered up to 100 undocumented workers in the trailer of a broken-down semi in rural Texas, officials said Friday. The...

Texas ranchers fear Title 42 rollback, struggle to find workers due to border issues

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Some Texas ranchers are struggling to find workers because of fears at the border. Title 42, a Trump-era COVID-19 border policy, is held up in federal court but could be just two weeks away from ending.    Mike Hayes...

NYC police ‘deeply concerned’ about subway assaults on workers, cops as violent transit crime uptick persists

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New York City Transit Chief Jason Wilcox said police executives were "deeply concerned" by recent crime statistics, which showed 20 Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees and 25 cops have been assaulted so f...

OPM employee union says agency hasn’t addressed COVID and safety concerns for returning workers

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The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) filed 13 unfair labor practice complaints against the agency over what it says is a lack of preparedness for returning workers. Employees at OPM were previously ...

Democratic-run states move to protect election workers

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A version of this story appeared in the CITIZEN BY CNN newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. Getting spit on. Death threats. Threatening phone calls. Those aren't the expectations elect...

2 workers were shot at a South Carolina industrial plant. Police believe the suspect was a former employee

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Two people were injured in a workplace shooting in South Carolina Tuesday night before the suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. One of the victims was in critical condition after the shooting...

‘Silent majority’ of Disney workers are speaking up against company’s stance on Florida law, cast member says

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"There is certainly pressure mounting within Disney," Castillo told Fox News Digital, adding that "at some point I believe Disney executives will have to respond." Castillo previously told Fox News Digital that a "si...

Russian soldiers disturbed radioactive dust at Chernobyl; didn’t wear protective gear, workers say: report

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Reuters spoke with workers who said Russian soldiers in a convoy did not use anti-radiation gear and inhaled toxic dust that will most likely cause internal radiation in their bodies. In the weeks after Russia took t...

Alabama Senate candidate Katie Britt releases immigration platform, pledging to put American workers first

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Britt is vying for the Republican nomination for the Senate race that will fill the seat of retiring Sen. Richard Shelby -- for whom she worked as chief of staff. The race was recently shaken up when former President...

MLB lockout: Players start $1M fund for workers impacted

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The players' association said Friday the fund will be administered by the union and the AFL-CIO. It will be distributed to stadium workers and others caused financial hardship by baseball's ninth work stoppage, which...

Bill makes it felony to threaten, attack health care workers

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The proposal with bipartisan support creates the new felony crime of battery against a person who is a health care provider. It expands current law that makes it a felony to commit battery against a nurse, an emergen...

Workers find a box under a Jefferson Davis Confederate monument. The Black History Museum will decide its future

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While dismantling the pedestal that once held a Jefferson Davis statue in Richmond, Virginia, workers on Wednesday discovered a box encased in stone, the city said. "Until we see what's inside, it's just a box, but ...

Rooftop Revelations: There’s a massive shortage of skilled craft workers. Project H.O.O.D. aims to change that

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While there are several reasons for this shortage, one main reason is the abject lack of vocational training, especially in high schools. Too many individuals who would rather work with their hands and minds are told...

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