Labor News

Senators, Business and Labor Feel Their Way on Virus Liability

Congressional Republicans have made liability protection for employers a nonnegotiable demand in any new coronavirus stimulus, but Senator Lindsey Graham, an ally of President Donald Trump, says that regulators have a role to play in the workplace. The government must …

Patient Death During California Nurse Labor Dispute Probed

Authorities are investigating a patient’s death at an Oakland hospital after what’s being described as a “medical error” by a replacement nurse hired during a labor dispute. Oakland police spokeswoman Johnna Watson says the nurse at Alta Bates Summit Medical …

Ohio Labor Day Road Fatalities Lowest in 5 Years

Authorities say preliminary numbers show 10 people died in fatal traffic crashes in Ohio over the Labor Day weekend, the fewest number in five years. The state Department of Public Safety says the number is one fewer than in 2010 …