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Amazon Workers in New York City Seeking Union Vote

The organizers of the new Amazon Labor Union are expected to have enough signatures by today to file for an election with the National Labor Relations Board. Amazon is pushing back against its second union organizing effort.

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Hospitals Brace for Strikes as Staff Shortages Persist

Long-simmering disputes with hospital employee unions over staffing are reaching crisis points, as almost a third of California hospitals report insufficient numbers of critical workers, including nurses, technicians and janitors.

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San Jose Woman Admits to Getting $100k in Online Donations for Bogus Illness

This story has been updated to include information about Amanda Riley's background. A former Gilroy educator pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud for soliciting donations from individuals to help her pay for cancer treatments she did not need nor received, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Amanda Christine Riley admitted to purposely deceiving people into thinking she had Hodgkin’s lymphoma in order to receive monetary donations from 2013 to 2019, says a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of California.

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