Labor issues

Police block women during a rally at the U.S. Embassy to mark International Women's Day Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Women all over the world mark the women's day with rallies and protests to highlight the role of women in society. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 08, 2017 - 4:41 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 4:40 a.m. Denmark's minister for gender equality, Karen Ellemann, is focusing on paternity leave on International Women's Day, saying equality between the sexes "also means equal opportunities to be a parent."...
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Police block women during a rally at the U.S. Embassy to mark International Women's Day Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Women all over the world mark the women's day with rallies and protests to highlight the role of women in society. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 08, 2017 - 4:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 4:30 a.m. Scores of women working in the childcare industry in Australia have walked off the job early on International Women's Day to protest what they deem inadequate pay rates. The United Voice union, which...
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High heels are on display in a store in London, Monday March 6, 2017. British lawmakers are due to debate banning mandatory high heels in the workplace on Monday, in response to a petition started by a receptionist who was sent home for wearing flat shoes. The debate is non-binding, but a committee of lawmakers has found that "discriminatory dress codes" are commonplace and called for urgent action. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
March 06, 2017 - 12:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — In a debate that has gone from office corridors to Britain's Parliament, lawmakers put their foot down Monday and urged employers to stop making women wear high heels as part of corporate dress codes. Members of Parliament debated a ban on mandatory workplace high heels, in response...
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March 04, 2017 - 12:15 pm
TRUMP-WIRETAP Trump claims Obama had his phones wiretapped; no proof cited PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of having Trump Tower telephone lines "wire tapped" during last year's election, but Trump didn't offer any evidence or say...
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Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, center, member of Congress's bipartisan task force combating anti-Semitism, speaks with a reporter after holding a press conference to address bomb treats against Jewish organizations and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries, Friday March 3, 2017, at the Park East Synagogue in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
March 04, 2017 - 12:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former journalist fired for fabricating details in stories made at least eight of the scores of threats against Jewish institutions nationwide, including a bomb threat to the Anti-Defamation League, as part of a bizarre campaign to harass and frame his ex-girlfriend, federal...
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March 03, 2017 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former journalist fired for making up details in stories is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish institutions nationwide, and a bomb threat to New York's Anti-Defamation League, in an effort to harass and vilify his former girlfriend, federal...
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March 03, 2017 - 12:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former journalist fired for making up stories is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish institutions nationwide, and a bomb threat to New York's Anti-Defamation League, in an effort to harass and vilify his former girlfriend, federal officials said...
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