Venezuela migrants propel billion-dollar delivery app

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It's six in the morning and Samuel Romero is already pulling his bicycle out of a small garage. The 21-year-old Venezuelan migrant turns on his phone and logs...

2nd person announces primary challenge to US Sen. Markey

BOSTON (AP) — A business executive who spent his childhood in what he calls unstable, cruel and at times violent foster homes announced a primary challenge Tuesday to Democratic Massachusetts U.S. Sen...

Lawyer to be Mexico's first body builder at Pan Am Games

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The sun hasn't even risen and the clang of metal is reverberating through a gym near Mexico City. On a frantic mission to sculpt his body, Carlos Suárez powers through another day o...

Foreign workers in Taiwan can find new jobs in 5 languages on WDA site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As of Monday (July 15), a website enabling foreign workers in Taiwan to change their employer and seek new jobs is now available in five languages, announced Taiwan's Minis...

Taiwanese firm gives workers NT$67K in monthly pay, sports cars, trips abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Auto Tech Creations (ATC, 全拓工業) has not gone public, instead, its chairman prefers to invest the company's profits into his employees, giving them an average monthly salary...

Greece: A look at the main candidates in Sunday's election

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece holds a general election Sunday, called three months early by left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after he suffered a stinging defeat in European Parliament elections ...

California regulators not taking action against care homes

Across California, at least 20 companies providing care for the elderly, disabled and mentally ill continue to operate illegally after being cited for failing to pay their workers more than $1.4 milli...

Uber, Lyft driver strike latest move to organize gig workers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A strike by Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the United States this week caused barely a ripple to passengers looking to catch a ride, highlighting the challenges in laun...

Thousands march on May Day, demand better working conditions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of trade union members and activists are marking May Day by marching through Asia's capitals and demanding better working conditions and expanding labor rights. ...

Workers' rights are a 2020 campaign focus this weekend

The issue of workers' rights is a focus this weekend for some of the Democrats running for president. Bernie Sanders has campaign stops in the Midwest, including a community meeting ...

Over 100 migrant workers stage flash mob in Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 100 migrant workers staged a flash mob show in Taipei on Sunday (March 24) to call for an end to sexual violence against female workers and to call for better work conditi...

Human rights groups claim Taiwan's NIA starves migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Human rights groups yesterday staged a protest in front of the National Immigration Agency (NIA) accusing the agency of starving migrant workers in its temporary detention cent...

A right to vacation? NYC idea prompts debate over days off

NEW YORK (AP) — A debate over whether New York City should make a pioneering move to require paid vacation has both sides saying: Give me a break. Mayor Bill de Blasio wants New York...

Domestic workers gather to celebrate 'Roma' and the Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doris Tapia never imagined that she would get to watch the Oscars at a party in Los Angeles, exchanging the sneakers she wears when she takes care of children in New York for a pair...

Taiwan Chunghwa Post attempts to appease angry employees demanded to work first day of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post have attempted to allay resentment among employees again after announcing they will have to work regular hours the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday. ...