Publix announces paid parental leave to employees

Eligible full-time and part-time workers at the Publix grocery store chain will be able to take off time during the first year of the birth or adoption of a child, starting in the new year.

Hobby Lobby raises minimum wage to $18.50 an hour

Hobby Lobby workers will be getting a raise to ring in the new year. The craft store chain announced it will raise its minimum full-time hourly wage to $18.50, effective January 1, 2022.

Starbucks workers at Buffalo store form 1st U.S. union

Starbucks workers at a store in Buffalo, New York, voted to unionize on Thursday, a first for the 50-year-old coffee retailer in the U.S. and the latest sign that the labor movement is stirring after decades of decline.