Laid-off concessions workers spoke outside LAX’s Terminal 4 on Thursday claiming that multibillion-dollar concessionaire HMS Host is ineligible for rent relief due to an outstanding violation of the LAX living wage law. Workers filed complaints with the City in 2019, alleging a failure to pay the minimum wage to HMS Host workers. Workers have not…

The total cost of fines after five meatpacking companies were investigated for COVID-19 outbreaks in the workplace: $957. The Gazette reports: “Iowa regulators looking into five meatpacking plants where large coronavirus outbreaks sickened thousands of workers have issued their only citation — a $957 fine for a minor record-keeping violation. April’s outbreak at the Iowa…

Walmart is once again engaging in horrendous labor practices as its sales skyrocket. The Guardian reports: “Walmart is cutting some workers’ hours and pay while increasing their workloads, according to workers who spoke to the Guardian, all while promising ‘greater opportunity for associates to lead and take more ownership in the business’. The retailer has…