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Topic of the Week  12/20/21

UNPAID WAGES DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

For some, the holidays bring unplanned work hours and overtime. This makes it crucial for workers to keep track of their time worked and hold employers accountable. Learn how to advocate for yourself here.
On my last paycheck, I was shorted several hours. What should I do?

My employer won't pay me the commissions I earned. What should I do?

Thought of the Week

"Over 200,000 veterans enter the workforce each year."

–Forbes

Weekly Comic by Jerry King

Weekly Comic by Jerry King

Blog of the Week

Striking Alabama Coal Miners Want Their $1.1 Billion Back

History repeated itself as hundreds of miners spilled out of buses in June and July to leaflet the Manhattan offices of asset manager BlackRock, the largest shareholder in the mining company Warrior Met Coal.

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Unions representing 3,500 Hennepin County workers file intent to strike in 10 days
  2. Garment Workers Organize to End Wage Theft
  3. NLRB Invites Briefs on Mandatory Arbitration Clauses
  4. Trash workers strike over: Republic Services, workers union agree to deal that ends work stoppage
  5. Employees at New York City’s Jewish Museum vote to unionise

List of the Week

from My Perfect Resume

  • 79% of individuals say that they have experienced or witnessed bullying at work
  • 47% of workers have quit a job due to bullying
  • 66% of women say they have felt regularly undermined or picked on at work

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