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The named plaintiff, former assembly line worker Marcus Vaughn, first sued in 2017, alleging that Black factory workers were subjected to a range of racist conduct including slurs, graffiti and nooses hung at their workstations. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Thursday. Lawrence Organ, a lawyer for Vaughn, said he […]

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) -A California state judge tentatively ruled that nearly 6,000 Black factory workers can sue Tesla as a group for the electric vehicle maker’s alleged failure to address rampant race discrimination and harassment at its Fremont plant. California Superior Court Judge Noel Wise in Oakland said in a written order issued on […]

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) -A California state judge tentatively ruled that nearly 6,000 Black factory workers can sue Tesla as a group for the electric vehicle maker’s alleged failure to address rampant race discrimination and harassment at its Fremont plant. California Superior Court Judge Noel Wise in Oakland said in a written order issued on […]

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) – Home Depot violated U.S. labor law by barring a retail worker from wearing an apron that said “BLM” in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, a federal labor board ruled on Wednesday. The National Labor Relations Board in a 3-1 decision said the worker’s refusal to remove the writing […]

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Home Depot store is seen in Los Angeles, California March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) – Home Depot (NYSE:) violated U.S. labor law by barring a retail worker from wearing an apron that said “BLM” in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, a federal labor […]

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) – Home Depot violated U.S. labor law by barring a retail worker from wearing an apron that said “BLM” in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, a federal labor board ruled on Wednesday. The National Labor Relations Board in a 3-1 decision said the worker’s refusal to remove the writing […]

How family-building benefits can support employee well-being, retention Family-building benefits can go a long way in supporting employers’ attraction and retention efforts, says David Krieger, regional vice-president of benefits consulting at BFL Canada…. By: Sadie Janes February 21, 2024 February 20, 2024

It is a grim fact of American life that black people have long lagged well behind white folk in the world of work, with higher unemployment, lower wages and a larger share giving up on job searches altogether. A much more hopeful fact is that many of these inequalities now appear to be shrinking. In […]

by Jeffrey McKinney February 13, 2024 Some 41 of 200 of those workers quizzed have embraced romantic relationships since returning to the office. Cupid’s arrow is hitting its target with Black Americans on the job as Valentine’s Day approaches. Some 41 of 200 of those workers quizzed have embraced romantic relationships since returning to the […]

By RUBY RAYNER-HASELKORN MILFORD, PA — Running through the heart of the Delaware Valley is the Delaware and Hudson Canal (D&H Canal). And running through the heart of the canal’s history is the Black experience. The transportation of coal—America’s main source of energy during the Industrial Age—would not have been possible without Black canal workers, […]


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