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Gwinnett school staff to get December bonuses, new holiday

Nov. 27, 2021 12:12 PM EST

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — All active school district employees in Gwinnett County eligible for benefits are in line to get $1,000 in bonuses next month as well as a paid Juneteenth holiday next year. Superintendent Calvin Watts recommended the bonuses to the county's...

Shippers prepare for another pandemic crush of holiday gifts

Nov. 27, 2021 09:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The last holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of the year for the U.S. Postal Service: Sick and quarantined workers, a flood of packages from shoppers loath to set foot in stores and a last-minute dump of packages from overwhelmed private shippers. ...

White House: 92% of fed workers under mandate are vaccinated

Nov. 24, 2021 16:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration's vaccine mandate for millions of federal workers seems to be working, with no apparent disruption to law enforcement, intelligence-gathering or holiday travel. On Tuesday, one day after the deadline for compliance, 92% of the...

Needy get free Thanksgiving turkeys as holiday approaches

Nov. 22, 2021 17:38 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Volunteers gave out hundreds of free Thanksgiving turkeys Monday as the holidays approach and charities work to help people get what they need to celebrate. The event at the American Legion's Post No. 65 in south Phoenix helped out about 1,000 families....

Workers for Phoenix airport food vendors authorize strike

Nov. 19, 2021 18:52 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Union leaders say hundreds of workers for food vendors at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport have voted to authorize a strike just as the busy holiday travel season starts. UNITE HERE Local 11 said Friday 97% of HMS Host Workers employed at the...

West Virginia environmental group dissolves amid union flap

Nov. 19, 2021 17:52 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Directors of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition voted to dissolve the organization amid tensions with workers who formed a union this summer, raising questions about the future of environmental activism in the region, The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported. ...

California prepares for possible winter pandemic surge

Nov. 10, 2021 21:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has begun positioning equipment and locking in contracts with temporary health care workers in preparation for another possible winter surge of coronavirus cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday. The most populous state in the country...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Oct. 25, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

Detroit News. Oct. 21, 2021. Editorial: Protest exposes Line 5 security risk The protest at a Line 5 pumping station in Michigan’s Thumb appears to have been frivolous — a dozen or so young activists mostly hanging out in a parking lot listening...

Workers fed up with nights, weekends seek flexible schedules

Oct. 20, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After struggling to hire workers for its outlet store in Dallas, Balsam Hill finally opened on Sept. 1. But the very next day, the online purveyor of high-end artificial holiday trees was forced to close after four of its five workers quit. The main...

Wisconsin Senate approves longer work hours for teenagers

Oct. 20, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Teenagers would be allowed to work longer hours over the busy summer tourism months in Wisconsin under a bill the state Senate approved Wednesday. The measure is backed by Republicans and the state’s hotel, restaurant and grocery industries, but...