SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will be the first state to bar mega-retailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere with bathroom and rest breaks. The legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom grew from Amazon’s drive to speed goods to consumers. The measure also prohibits disciplining workers for following health and safety
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Six Native American tribes are suing Wisconsin to try to stop its planned wolf hunt in November. They assert that the hunt violates their treaty rights and endangers an animal they consider sacred. The Chippewa tribes say treaties give them rights to half of the wolf quota in territory they ceded to the United States
Six Native American tribes are suing the state of Wisconsin to try to stop its planned wolf hunt in November.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has lifted race- and sex-based hiring quotas imposed on the Cincinnati Police Department 40 years ago to fix the department’s lack of diversity. A U.S. district judge says in a Wednesday ruling that the provisions put in place city in 1981 no longer pass constitutional muster. The judge
The fall wolf hunt is on, but how many wolves will be harvested is still up for debate.
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has yet reported the total harvests of wolves that occurred in the season that was shortened by four days.
Of that quota, 81 wolves are allocate to the Ojibwe Tribes, leaving 119 to the state.
The NRB met virtually for around five hours to hear public input potentially and make a decision.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) say preliminary data shows an increase in bears harvested during the 2020 black bear season.