California Lawmakers Call For 4-Day Work Week

The California State Legislature is currently discussing a bill that would lower the official work week to 32 hours over four days, with overtime pay required for anything in excess of this. The California Assembly will consider legislation this year that would create the most substantial change to the modern […]

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R.I.P. Emilio Delgado, Luis on ‘Sesame Street’

Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years played fix-it shop owner Luis on “Sesame Street,” has died Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years was a warm and familiar presence in children’s lives and a rare Latino face on American television as fix-it shop […]

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Book Controversy Leads to Assistant Principal’s Firing

The assistant principal at a Mississippi school has been fired for reading a children’s book called “I Need a New Butt!” to second-graders. Toby Price said he was asked to set up a Zoom class for the kids at Gary Road Elementary School in Byram – and that when the […]

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Citigroup To Fire Unvaccinated Employees This Month

Citigroup staff in the United States who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 by Jan. 14 will be placed on unpaid leave and fired at the end of the month unless they are granted an exemption, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The US bank announced its […]

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Man Who Dumped 91,000 Pennies To Pay Ex-Worker Is Sued By Feds

After a former employee of A OK Walker Autoworks filed a complaint with state labor regulators in 2021 accusing the owner of failing to issue his final paycheck of $915, he got an unwelcome surprise: a mountain of 91,000 pennies, covered in oil, dumped in his driveway. But the worker, […]

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