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Business and Labor Leaders Agree on Immigration Sticking Point

Business and Labor Leaders Agree on Immigration Sticking Point

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Business and labor leaders agreed on Saturday to a deal on the guest worker program, signalling a key development in the debate over immigration reform.Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., briefed Dennis McDonough, White Hous…

Men Suffer Pregnancy Pains in Labor Simulation

Men Suffer Pregnancy Pains in Labor Simulation

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Labor is the type of pain that even makes grown men cry.  But now, two Dutch television hosts, Dennis Storm and Valerio Zeno of the show Guinea Pigs, can vouch for the fact that all the screaming isn’t j…

Identical Twins in Ohio Give Birth Two Hours Apart

Identical Twins in Ohio Give Birth Two Hours Apart

Courtesy Marcella Farson(AKRON, Ohio) — Call it a post-Christmas miracle, or an early New Year’s blessing.Identical twins Aimee and Ashlee Nelson, 19, of Akron, Ohio, gave birth Dec. 31 to sons about two hours apart at Summa Akron City Hospital….

Five Areas in the US with Labor Shortages

Five Areas in the US with Labor Shortages

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Friday’s jobs report will likely continue to show the troubling picture for low-skill workers, but some regions of the country are in dire need of workers.In the booming oil country around Minot, N.D., for example, Men…

Illinois Woman in Labor Stops to Vote on Way to Hospital

Illinois Woman in Labor Stops to Vote on Way to Hospital

Cook County Clerk’s Office(CHICAGO) — A Chicago mom-to-be didn’t let being in labor stop her from doing her duty as a citizen on Election Day.With contractions five minutes apart, Galicia Malone stopped at Precinct 88 in Chicago to cast her vote on he…

Pregnant Inmate Sues After Being Forced to Wear Shackles During Labor

Pregnant Inmate Sues After Being Forced to Wear Shackles During Labor

Florence McClure Women’s Correctional Center(LAS VEGAS) — Valerie Nabors gave birth to her fourth child, a healthy baby girl, last October, but within 10 minutes of delivery, she charges, her ankles were shackled to her hospital bed and she was not al…

Labor Organizer Who Exposed Dangerous Working Conditions Is Tortured, Killed

Labor Organizer Who Exposed Dangerous Working Conditions Is Tortured, Killed

Worker Rights Consortium(NEW YORK) — A labor organizer who helped ABC News expose dangerous working conditions at garment factories in Bangladesh was tortured and killed last week, according to authorities.”All indications are that Aminul Islam was mu…

Surprise Delivery: When Babies Are Born in Strange Places

Surprise Delivery: When Babies Are Born in Strange Places

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A train and an elevator were just two of the unlikely places where babies were born this week.Rabita Sarke of Harrison, N.J., surprised morning commuters on Monday when she gave birth to a boy on a PATH train.  And…

Surprise Delivery: When Babies Are Born in Strange Places

Surprise Delivery: When Babies Are Born in Strange Places

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A train and an elevator were just two of the unlikely places where babies were born this week.Rabita Sarke of Harrison, N.J., surprised morning commuters on Monday when she gave birth to a boy on a PATH train.  And…

Beyonce About to Give Birth?

Beyonce About to Give Birth?

Jemal Countess/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Beyonce may be moments away from having a baby.Reports are circulating that the 30-year-old singer and actress is in labor. On Tuesday, Media Takeout reported that nurses and security at New York City’s St…

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