President Barack Obama signs the "Fair Pay and Safe Workplace" executive order in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building South Court Auditorium, July 31, 2014. The President is joined on stage by Labor Secretary Thomas Perez as well...Show More Summary
``With its new felony record, America's biggest bank needs to seek the Department of Labor's permission to keep managing money in the $8 trillion private pension market. At the same time, there's a cloud over the JPMorgan unit whereShow More Summary
The social web is bound up in relations of power, control, freedom, labor and exploitation, with consequences that portend real instability for the cultural sector and for social welfare overall. Only a handful of archaeologists, however,...Show More Summary
By David Wren, The Post and Courier The National Labor Relations Board said it has dismissed a complaint filed by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in the wake of the union’s canceled vote at Boeing Co.’s North Charleston operations.
By Peter Jamison, David Zahniser and Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times Labor leaders, who were among the strongest supporters of the citywide minimum wage increase approved last week by the Los Angeles City Council, are advocating last-minute changes to the law that could create an exemption for companies with unionized workforces.
By Jesse Hathaway, The Heartland Institute The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing new regulations on the investment industry, claiming its proposed “fiduciary rule” will protect consumers from unscrupulous investment advisors.
Nepalese World Cup laborers in Qatar, have been denied travel home to attend funerals and visit mourning loved ones following a devastating series of earthquakes in their home country. Of the Nepal's 400,000 migrant workers currently...Show More Summary
Labor leaders, who were among the strongest supporters of the citywide minimum wage increase approved last week by the Los Angeles City Council, are advocating last-minute changes to the law that could create an exemption for companies with unionized workforces.
Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles set out to refine his game this offseason by working with quarterback guru Tom House and others in California. His tutors were pleased with the results of Bortles’s labor and the reviews from Jacksonville are positive as well. Tight end Marcedes Lewis said he noticed a positive change in Bortles’s footwork,…
Relocating can bring higher pay, but in recent years the trend has been to stay put -- raising a point about labor policy
The former secretary of labor on the myriad ways our biggest corporations neuter antitrust law
It was only a matter of time before leadership speculation would begin to swirl around Bill Shorten. This latest brouhaha is largely driven by the Liberal Party whose MPs are feeling their oats once again after the budget. The Prime Minister is back from his “near death” moment and now leads Shorten as preferred PM for the first time in eight months. Show More Summary
Small Business Minister urges Labor, crossbenchers to quickly pass budget measures.
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives will quickly get down to unfinished business once it returns from the holiday recess: defending trading partners that engage in slavery. The House, according to sources familiar with trade deal...Show More Summary
The latest image to claim the title of the world’s largest photograph was a labor of love: It took 70,000 images, over 15 days of shooting, and in -14 degree weather. All told, the final panorama is 46 terabytes of icy blue beauty. Read more...
Wondering how much money you actually make selling pots—after accounting for labor, materials, show fees, marketing, selling, packing, shipping, travel, general paperwork, etc? Mea Rhee tracked and figured out her hourly earnings in 2010, which she shared in Ceramics Monthly and on CAD a few years ago. Show More Summary
It was not love at first sight. I had endured a 14-hour-long labor and two hours of pushing, which almost ended up being an emergency C-section. Needless to say, I was bone-tired and fully spent. The nurses brought her to me, this squirming newborn, squinty-eyed under the harsh, bright lights of the delivery room. Show More Summary
A program to improve pain control during labor at one of Ghana's largest maternity units greatly increased the use of safe and effective spinal analgesia for women undergoing cesarean section, reports a special article in the June issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.
Russia spared no expense to host the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The country spent roughly $50 billion, according to gunned-down Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. But it now looks like authorities wants to cut costs for the 2018 World Cup, and, to do so, one politician has suggested using prison labor to build the tournament’s facilities. […]