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Nail Salons Cited

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut labor officials have shut nearly two dozen nail salons, recovered more than $47,000 in wages allegedly owed to employees and penalized businesses $100,000 for alleged pay and records violations. 113 more words


Proposed Labor Violation Reporting Rules Target Government Contractors

Proposal makes agency allegations of employment law violations reportable events that could result in denial of federal contracts or termination of existing contracts.

Executive Order 13673 (the Order), signed by… 1,569 more words

Labor & Employment

How New York plans to force nail salons to pay their workers

Those cheap manicures in New York City are more costly than you think.

A New York Times exposé published last week revealed that manicurists in New York City are often subjected to wage theft and heath hazards as they toil over customers’ hands and feet. 663 more words


NYU Student Claim Labor Violations Plague Abu Dhabi Outpost Project

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Several NYU students have accused the university’s board of trustees of turning a blind eye to abusive labor practices at its outpost in the United Arab Emirates. 160 more words


McDonald's hit with labor violation complaints

By Daniel Wiessner

Dec 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Friday filed complaints against McDonald’s Corp and its franchises for alleged labor violations, including the illegal firing and intimidation of staff who protested working conditions. 197 more words


Samsung suspends factory in China after finding evidence that it used child labor

Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker, has temporarily closed one of its factories in China after finding evidence that its supplier, Dongguan Shinyang Electronics, was using child labor. 206 more words

Feds Charge Wal-Mart With Labor Rights Violations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.

The National Labor Relations Board says Wal-Mart illegally fired, disciplined or threatened more than 60 employees in 14 states for participating in legally protected activities to complain about wages and working conditions. 85 more words