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Audrey Reed, 8, holds up a sing through the sunroof of a car during a rally in Los Angeles, Monday, July 20, 2020. Thousands across the country walked off the job to protest systemic racism and economic inequality that has worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Workers protest racial inequality on day of national strike

Jul. 20, 2020 9:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Workers from the service industry, fast-food chains and the gig economy rallied with organized labor Monday to protest systemic racism and economic inequality, staging demonstrations across the U.S. and around the world seeking better treatment of Black Americans in the workplace....

Lawsuit seeks to designate Uber, Lyft drivers as employees

Jul. 14, 2020 4:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is asking for a court ruling recognizing Uber and Lyft drivers as employees under the state’s wage and hour laws. The lawsuit, filed in Suffolk Superior Court, challenges the designation of drivers as independent contractors by the ride...

Germany raising hourly minimum wage to 10.45 euros in 2 yrs

Jun. 30, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s minimum wage is going up again after a commission recommended raising it above 10 euros per hour ($11) for the first time. Labor Minister Hubertus Heil told reporters Tuesday that he was advising the government to adopt the commission's plan to increase the minimum wage in...