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GM to take worker samples on site, Ford establishes health recommendations for COVID-19 tests

CLOSE Best-in-class towing, new features and comfort spearhead Chevy’s medium-duty truck assault on Ram HD and Ford Super Duty pickups Detroit Free PressAny hourly or salaried General Motors employee who shows symptoms of the coronavirus at work will get a nose swab, which will be sent to a nearby medical lab for rapid processing, the company confirmed on Saturday."We’re…

Worker fatally injured at LAX building website

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‘Essential worker just implies you’re on the death track’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. John Deranamie knows what danger looks like. Danger was people dying in front of his eyes during the Liberian civil war nearly 30 years ago, and the hunger that gripped his family as he split a cup of rice between five people for a meal. It…

Cruise ship worker says she’s stuck on boat, spends ’21 hours a day’ in ‘200-square-foot’ room

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some cruise ship workers are having a difficult time getting home.A worker on the Holland America ship MS Oosterdam says that she and others have been stuck on the boat since the last passengers disembarked…

Low-Wage Employee Protests Grow Throughout Coronavirus Pandemic

Willy Solis, who delivers groceries for the app Shipt in Denton, Texas, says the coronavirus pandemic has elevated the voices of workers like him, who are risking their lives to do essential jobs. Courtesy of Willy Solis hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Willy Solis Willy Solis, who delivers groceries for the app Shipt in…

Cruise ship employee says he’s been stuck on boat without any guests for 40 days

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Life at sea isn’t all fun and games.While many cruise lines have halted their voyages for the time being due to the coronavirus, that doesn’t mean that all of the cruise ships are empty. According to one report, some ships…

Worker who tested positive for coronavirus in Albany food processing plant speaks out

ALBANY, Ore. -- One of eight employees from the Albany National Frozen Foods processing plant spoke to KEZI describing the workplace as unsafe and not properly protected. Out of fear of retaliation - the employee chose to remain anonymous, but what he shared paints a picture of negligence at the hands of the processing plant.…

Fourth-generation GM worker builds US supplies in ‘war’ on coronavirus like his great-grandfather during WWII

General Motors employee Paul Cole on April 17, 2020 at the GM manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Indiana, where GM and Ventec Life Systems are partnering to produce VOCSN critical care ventilators in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Photo by AJ Mast for General MotorsPaul Cole smiles and laughs as he discusses the connection between himself and…

Poultry Worker’s Death Highlights Spread of Coronavirus in Meat Plants

April 9, 2020Updated 5:01 p.m. ETAnnie Grant, 55, had been feverish for two nights. Worried about the coronavirus outbreak, her adult children had begged her to stay home rather than return to the frigid poultry plant in Georgia where she had been on the packing line for nearly 15 years.But on the third day she…

A laid-off worker; her landlord; the multi-trillion-dollar mortgage market. : Planet Money

Episode 989: What If No One Pays Rent? Ted Spiegel/Corbis via Getty Images Ted Spiegel/Corbis via Getty Images As a result of this crisis, millions of people have lost their jobs, but their bills haven't stopped coming in. Now they're making hard choices about whether to pay the rent, or the mortgage. In this episode,…

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DHS Secretary Sets the Record Straight on Fake News on Portland Riots

Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, hit back at a press conference in DHS headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday against media reports that the Trump administrati…

Trump Raises $20 Million in First-Ever Virtual Fundraiser

President Donald Trump raised an eye-popping $20 million on Tuesday night in his first-ever virtual fundraiser, from a total of more than 300,000 individual donors who participated. This is a great …

ACLU: Constitution Requires Illegal Aliens Count Toward Congressional Apportionment

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), as well as other migration lobbying organizations, claims it is “unconstitutional” not to count illegal aliens when apportioning congressional representatio…

US House poised to vote on reversing Trump’s Muslim ban

The United States House of Representatives is set to vote on Wednesday on legislation reversing President Donald Trump's controversial ban on immigration from Muslim countries. The bill, called the …
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