Sitting in a college library on Labor Day 2009, Deanna Rennon tried to ignore the guilt she felt about spending the holiday at Mary Washington University instead of boating with her family as her husband, Doug, had planned.Read full article >>
Petróleo Brasileiro (NYSE:PBR)is facing a “perfect storm” these days. It’s brewed by falling oil prices, rising US interest rates that make its debt burden unsustainable, pressures by labor unions and a net of overlapping scandals that have agitated the country’s political and business lives. And things could turn worse, according to [...]
In a 2014 time use survey, the Bureau of Labor Statistics uncovered that Americans — on average — spend 2.8 hours watching television each day. That's a lot of time staring at a box, right? Well, instead of straining your eyes and allowing your brain to transform into mush, maybe it's...
Get ready for jobs day. On Friday at 8:30 a.m. ET, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the January jobs report. Via Bloomberg, here's what Wall Street is expecting: Nonfarm payrolls: +190,000 Unemployment rate: 5.0% Average hourly...Show More Summary
Jobs day is just a few hours away. Economists forecast that on Friday morning, the Labor Department will say the US economy added 190,000 jobs in January according to Bloomberg: the slowest pace in four months. Goldman Sachs' Daan Struyven...Show More Summary
Jerry Lewis and the Muscular Dystrophy Association had a big influence on my cause marketing career. Growing up during the 70's, The Jerry Lewis Telethon on Labor Day weekend was must-watch television. Of course, we didn't have the choices on TV that we have today. Show More Summary
By, Siraj Hashmi The Iowa Caucuses are finally here after months of anticipation. It is the time where candidates get to see the fruits of their labor or find their campaign dreams bite the dust. Going into the first day where voters...Show More Summary
Enjoying the fruits of her labor, Nina Dobrev enjoyed a relaxing day in Maui, Hawaii with a few gal pals on Friday (January 29). Joined by Jessica Stam and Jessica Szohr, the “Vampire Diaries” dame flaunted her fabulous figure as she...Show More Summary
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. No white after Labor Day? Hardly. When the temperatures start dropping, few things can look as pulled-together and chic as winter white. From gorgeous chunky knits to the perfect LWD (that's little white dress), here are 15 ways to rock white this winter. No sandals or straw hats necessary. Image via Pierre Teyssot/Splash News
He pulled over a car being driven erratically -- and discovered he had a different kind of challenge to face.
Hundreds of thousands of people are trafficked every year. They're smuggled across borders, forced into sex work, or used as unpaid labor. In all, there are nearly twice as many modern day slaves as there were at the height of the transatlantic slave trade 350 years ago. While human......
The Dave Matthews Band announced on their website today that they will be doing a 25-year anniversary tour this summer. It begins in Wichita, KS on May 11 and ends in the Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA on Labor Day Weekend. They will play a total of 46 nights in 37 cities. Show More Summary
“California Gold Diggers, Mining Operations on the Western Shore of the Sacramento River,” lithograph published by Kellogg & Comstock, circa 1850 On January 24, 1848, James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, near modern Sacramento. Over the next few years, 300,000 people from around the world descended upon California in hopes of […]
For much of New York’s labor force — including police officers, nurses, plow drivers, bartenders and shopkeepers — the blizzard meant anything but a snow day.
On January 23, 1973, the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers went on strike against Shell Oil. This strike gained unusual supporters. Environmentalists came out hard against Shell and in support of OCAW. This came about in part because of the progressive leaders of OCAW leaders, particularly Tony Mazzocchi, OCAW legislative director. This case shows the […]
Labor unrest is spreading through the factories on the border, where people say they deserve more than $6 a day.
The City Council on Tuesday guaranteed grocery workers their jobs for 90 days if store ownership flips, the latest in a flurry of new municipal labor laws. The Grocery Worker Retention Act protects... To view the full story, click the title link.
You know that whole “no white after Labor Day” rule? Quite frankly, I beg to differ. Because when Sally Pinera, Kelly Oshiro and Poppy Design Co display just how chic winter whites can be…well, you become a believer. Head to The Vault and see why we can’t get enough. From Sally Pinera…The coast doesn’t have to be reserved for the summer […]
Child laborers tell of beatings and dangerous conditions
More than 200 airport workers, city officials and labor advocates demanded a $15 minimum wage and union rights.