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Kansas City, MO: Plate Restaurant Pays Back Wages to Employees After Missing Payroll Due To Coronavirus Shutdown

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Plate Restaurant – based in Kansas City, Missouri – has paid 31 employees $42,534 in back wages after it was unable to…

Statement by Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada on criminal charges laid against inmates in federal custody

Ottawa, Ontario (STL.News) Correctional Service Canada – Anne Kelly, Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, issued the following statement today regarding the criminal charges laid by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in the July 2019 death of Martin Payne in…

DOL Investigation Finds Tennessee Company, Tim Jurisin Plumbing, Timothy R. Jurisin Violated Federal Wage, Child Labor Laws

US Department of Labor (DOL) Investigation Finds Tennessee Company, Tim Jurisin Plumbing, Timothy R. Jurisin Violated Federal Wage, and Child Labor Laws CLARKSVILLE, TN (STL.News) An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has led…

US Department of Labor Acts to Help America Workers, Employers During Coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor took a range of actions to aid American workers and employers as our nation combats the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Reopening America’s Economy: Secretary Scalia Participates in Senate Finance Committee Hearing…

China: Beijing reports new COVID-19 cases linked to a meat market, fears of second wave

(STL.News) China fears of second wave of pandemic Coronavirus infection as Beijing has reported new COVID-19 cases linked to a meat market.  Around 45 of the meat market staff test positive for COVID-19. YouTube video courtesy of WION News The…

France: Anti-racism protests over George Floyd’s death turns violent

(STL.News) In France, the anti-racism protests over George Floyd‘s death turned violent as police clashes with protesters. Watch this video to know more. YouTube video courtesy of WION News The post France: Anti-racism protests over George Floyd’s death turns violent…

Italy: Venetians protest against mass tourism

Venice, Italy (STL.News) Venetian protesters formed a human chain along one of the city’s iconic canals on Saturday (June 13), demanding responsible tourism in the post-coronavirus period. YouTube video courtesy of WION News The post Italy: Venetians protest against mass…

Protests after Black man killed by police in Atlanta, Georgia

Protests after Black man, Rayshard Brooks was shot by an Atlanta, Georgia police officer (STL.News) New protests have broken out in the US city of Atlanta following the police killing of another Black man on Friday.  Demonstrators are angry after Rayshard…

UK retail opening up Monday, London Fashion Week goes digital

(STL.News) London fashion week, normally an exclusive affair, is now going online and giving everyone a front-row seat.  With high street stores struggling to survive because of lock-downs, this is just one of the steps the industry has taken to reinvent…

Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Relating to COVID-19

Ottawa, ON (STL.News) Public Health Agency of Canada – In lieu of a daily in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today: “As of the end of the day on Friday,…

Ameren Missouri donates 100 air conditioners and LED light bulbs to Central Missouri agencies

As summer approaches and Missourians face heightened financial hardship resulting from the pandemic, Ameren Missouri urges customers to apply for the new COVID-19 Clean Slate program JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Friday, Ameren Missouri and Cooldownmissouri.org donated 100 energy efficient air…

Walgreens Reopens Most Chicago Stores, Takes Steps to Assist with Customers’ Prescription Drug Needs

DEERFIELD, IL (STL.News) Walgreens has made significant progress in its efforts to reopen recently damaged stores in Chicago to serve the needs of the local community.  Currently, 100 of Walgreens’ 118 Chicago stores are open and operating with regular business…