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Unemployed Workers Fall Victim To Scams

(CNN) - More than half of the people targeted by employment scams are unemployed. That's according to a new report out by the Better Business Bureau. The BBB's study look at scammers who pretended to be representatives of well-known…

SCOTUS: Federal Law Protects LGBTQ Workers

(CNN) The Supreme Court made a landmark ruling Monday protecting LGBTQ people from job discrimination. On a six to three vote, the court ruled the Civil Rights Act covers gay and transgender workers. The Supreme Court action is expected…

Ford To Test Workers With Symptoms In 4 Areas

(CNN) - Ford says it will provide coronavirus testing for workers who show symptoms of COVID-19. The automaker announced the plan on Saturday, ahead of the reopening of some factories Monday. Ford says it will provide the tests to…

Instacart Plans To Hire 250K More Workers

(CNN) - Instacart plans to hire 250,000 new workers; that's in addition to the 300,000 brought on in recent weeks. The grocery delivery service has seen a surge in demand spurred by the coronavirus pandemic The startup wants to…

Amazon Making Its Own Tests For Workers

(CNN) - E-commerce giant Amazon has begun developing its own novel coronavirus test for workers. It's an effort to get the pandemic-battered economy moving again. CEO Jeff Bezos has put together a team of Amazon employees from different units…

Walgreens To Provide Workers With Masks

(CNN) - If you're heading to Walgreens, you may see a few changes. The pharmacy chain is now providing face covers for workers at stores and distribution centers to protect employees from coronavirus The company says it is also…

Macy's To Furlough Most Of 125,000 Workers

(CNN) - Macy's says it will furlough a majority of its employees because of the coronavirus outbreak. The company says the furloughs will get under way this week, affecting more than a half of its 125,000 workers. But Macy's…

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…