The technology industry and organized labor are locked in a fight that threatens to complicate the U.S. Senate's immigration bill.
A Victorian man who died despite making nine emergency calls was repeatedly told an ambulance was on its way before he received any medical treatment, a court has been told.
A high-profile rape trial led journalist Anna Krien to investigate a broader issue: the treatment of women by professional footballers.
Essendon chairman David Evans gives a strong hint he doesn't believe James Hird was injected with a banned substance last year.
A LAWYER for the 000 emergency call-taker service has apologized for the death of a man who called for an ambulance nine times on AFL Grand Final night after drinking Pine-O-Clean disinfectant.
A new report from the AFL-CIO ranks Kansas as the 10th deadliest state for workers in 2011.
The Australian Crime Commission is seeking legislation that would mandate a minimum three-year prison term for anyone found guilty of supplying banned peptides and performance- and image-enhancing drugs.
SCHOOL MEETING The second of three public information forums held to discuss the future of the Minot Public School District attracted some 120 people this past week, fewer than the number of residents who attended the first meeting.
Yarrawonga's playing coach said it wasn't ideal but nothing other than the obvious would be different about the Pigeons this afternoon.
North Dakota has the highest rate of worker deaths in the nation, due in large part to the oil boom in the western part of the state in recent years, according to a new report from the AFL-CIO. There were 44 worker deaths in North Dakota in 2011, for a rate of 12.4 deaths per 100,000 workers.
MORE Australian Rules Football players are suffering concussions than in any other sport in Victoria, according to new research by University of Ballarat.
Knowing Lawrence S. Wittner's background and current position -- he's executive secretary of the Albany County Central Federation of Labor AFL-CIO -- it's no surprise that the blue collar workers at fictional UAardvark in Indiana in Wittner's "What's Going On at UAardvark?" are among the heroes in the novel.
Kansas had a higher rate of workplace deaths and fatalities than the national average in 2011, according to a new report by the AFL-CIO. The report, using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, found Kansas had 5.9 workplace fatalities per 100,000 workers in 2011, down from 6.5 in 2010, but still ranking 11th-worst in the country.