The House plans to take up legislation on Wednesday to prevent a strike by freight-rail workers, and prospects were brightening for quick action in the Senate despite resistance from a few Republicans and progressive Democrats.
A Black former Amazon manager faced a seemingly skeptical Second Circuit Tuesday in his bid to revive a lawsuit alleging he was fired because of his race and for complaining that the company’s early Covid-19 safety measures intentionally discriminated against his Staten Island facility’s mostly minority line workers.
Twelve thousand University of California academic researchers have reached a tentative agreement for higher wages to offset cost-of-living increases—but will remain on strike in solidarity with 36,000 workers who aren’t covered by the proposal.
The thawing of ancient permafrost due to climate change may pose a new threat to humans, according to researchers who revived nearly two dozen viruses - including one frozen under a lake more than 48,500 years ago.
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