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Some Amazon Workers Temporarily Get Overtime Pay Raise

(CNN) - Amazon employees struggling to fulfill orders of people in home isolation; will get a temporary pay raise. Warehouse workers who put in overtime will get twice their hourly pay. That's instead of the company's usual time-and-a-half policy.…

McDonald's Workers Sue For "Risk Of Violence"

(CNN) - 17 Chicago area workers are suing McDonalds' over what they call a nationwide pattern of violence at the restaurants. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday in an Illinois state court. The employees claim there are more than…

Target Hiring 130,000 Workers For Holidays

Portland, OR (KATU) - Target must be expecting a good holiday shopping season. The retailer announced Tuesday it's going to hire more than 130,000 temporary workers this year. That's up from the 120,000 it brought on last year. Hiring…

Ford To Lay Off 7,000 Salaried Workers

(CNN) - Job cuts at Ford Motor Company. The U.S. automaker says it's shedding 10 percent of its salaried staff worldwide. That's 7,000 jobs. Ford says affected workers will begin to be notified Tuesday and all of those losing…

Undocumented Trump Club Workers - We Worked Without Pay

(CNN) - The New York Attorney General's office has gotten complaints about working conditions and wages at the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester. That's according to a spokesperson for the AG's office. The office gave no additional comment…

Amazon Hires Workers To Listen To Alexa Conversations

(CNN) - Amazon workers are all-ears... Literally. The company told CNN it hires people to listen to what users say to Alexa. Bloomberg said in a report that thousands of people do this as full-time employees and contractors all…

Disney World Workers to Get $15 Min Wage

(CNN) - The minimum wage for workers at Walt Disney World resort will be going up significantly. Disney reached a tentative deal with unions late Friday night to hike the minimum wage to $15.00 an hour by 2021. That…

Marriott Workers to Protest Across U.S. Today

(CNN) - Employees at Marriott hotels across the country are protesting Wednesday. Thousands of workers from front desk agents to housekeepers plan to take to the streets in eight cities. Honolulu, Boston, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, San Diego,…

Disney World Hiring 3,500 Workers for Summer

(CNN) - The happiest place on earth is hiring. Disney World in Orlando, Florida, is looking to fill 3,500 positions in time for the busy summer season. Full-time, part-time and seasonal jobs are available. The resort is offering hefty signing…

Volkswagen Workers Get Pay Bump, More Vacay

(CNN) - Volkswagen workers in Germany are about to get a bump in pay, and in some cases, more time off. It's the result of a deal negotiated by roughly 120,000 unionized employees. The pay raise will start in May,…