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Less immigrant labor in U.S. contributing to price hikes

Just 10 miles from the Rio Grande, Mike Helle's farm is so short of immigrant workers that he's replaced 450 acres of labor-intensive leafy greens with crops that can be harvested by machinery.

Employers posted record job openings in March

Employers posted a record 11.5 million job openings in March, meaning the United States now has an unprecedented two job openings for every person who is unemployed.The latest data released Tuesday …

As Covid ravaged New York City, virus-wary denizens locked out of indoor public places poured into the streets, sidewalks and parks. They dined with friends in outdoor sheds hastily erected by …

Amazon union could face a tough road ahead after victory

In the aftermath of their hard-won labor victory, Amazon workers in Staten Island popped Champagne, cheered their victory and danced in celebration. But their jovial attitude will be tested by a …

Most workers at some of the most established and profitable fast-food and retail companies earn less than $15 an hour, with many making less than $10 an hour, according to findings by the Shift …

California legislators are considering a bill that would make it illegal for employers to discriminate against workers who use marijuana during their free time.The bill would prevent employers in the …

Dope! State’s 1st marijuana growing licenses issued

New York approved 52 licenses that will allow hemp farmers to get a head start on growing marijuana for the state's upcoming adult market.The state Cannabis Control Board last week approved the …

The Biden administration is taking a key step toward ensuring that federal dollars will support U.S. manufacturing—issuing requirements for how projects funded by the $1 trillion bipartisan …

The profile of America's homeless population is graying. A rapidly expanding group of destitute and desperate people 50 and older are suddenly finding themselves without a permanent home after a job …

Negotiations on a new contract covering more than 22,000 workers at ports along the West Coast are set to begin, with the circulation of the nation’s supply of goods in the balance.The current …

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