Temporary workers are often in high demand in a shaky economy. Businesses aren’t yet ready to commit to full-time employees, especially when an economic recovery is far from certain. But in the latest recession and recovery, temporary workers seem even more prevalent than usual.
After performing a series of hotel inspections, the federal agency that oversees workplace safety has sent a rareletter to the Hyatt Corporation recommending that the hotelier take some basic precautions to protect its housekeepers from ergonomic injuries.
March 22, 2012 - 48 campus dining workers at California Lutheran University have voted to unionize and join UNITE HERE Local 11. Food service workers at the Thousand Oaks, CA school, outside of Los Angeles, are employees of the multinational food service company Sodexo. Workers voted overwhelmingly on March 21st to join the union.