Amazon extends wage increases for warehouse workers

A worker loads customer orders into a semi-trailer waiting inside Amazon’s million-square-foot distribution warehouse that opened last fall in Fall River, MA, on March 23, 2017. John Tlumacki | Boston Globe | Getty Images Amazon extends wage increases for warehouse workers amid the coronavirus epidemic, the company announcement Friday. In …

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Nearly 900 clinics lose Title X funding after Trump reign

Nearly 900 clinics have lost funding for a federal family planning program since a Trump administration rule banned beneficiaries from refer patients to abortion services, according to a new report. Power to decide, an organization for the prevention of unintended pregnancies, estimated that 876 clinics nationwide have lost Title X …

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Avery Bradley’s absence looms for Lakers

ORLANDO, Florida – The player who could be the difference between LeBron James winning a historic title with a third team, or fail this season and never get another chance like this again is ending a career that can be described as average. He’s 29, was cut by the Grizzlies …

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Newport Tree Conservancy Launches New Volunteer Program

Newport Tree Conservancy is launching a volunteer program designed to increase community involvement in the city’s urban forest. “These are our community trees,” said Natasha Harrison, executive director of Conservancy. “These belong to every Newporter. They’re along our streets, they’re in our public parks, so it’s really rewarding for people …

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Miami Dolphins calm the first hours of free agency

The moving first hours of NFL free agency, in which two dozen men got very rich and the New England Patriots spent big bucks, are over. But for the Miami Dolphins, free agency hasn’t really started yet. The Dolphins still expect to add maybe two, three, four unrestricted free agents …

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Why some workers are paid extra to get the COVID-19 vaccine

Share on PinterestEmployers say paying workers for a COVID-19 vaccine saves lives and money in the long run. Sarah Silbiger / Getty Images Amtrak and other companies are paying additional employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Company officials say the money is well spent because vaccinations can help reduce sick …

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