Labor Market Keeps Presses Rolling The table below puts some context around the impact of the Fed’s bond buying program. It tells us several billion dollars of freshly printed money will be pumped into the global financial system this week. The Fed’s actions greatly reduce the odds of an imminent plunge in stock prices. Dual [...]
I can’t believe this. Now this Liberal Government is considering giving taxpayers’ money to to a foreign company to bail out a struggling local operation…
The subject of a better-late-than-never Seat of the Week is the wealthiest electorate in Brisbane, which has reverted solidly to conservative type since a fleeting moment of glory for Labor in 2001.
With the clock running down ahead of an election due in March, new poll results find no respite for the Lara Giddings-led Labor government in Tasmania.
Today is the 22nd day of the Fast 4 Families, where labor leaders and others are fasting on the National Mall in Washington D.C. for “commonsense” immigration reform. The usual suspects are sponsors of the action including SEIU, Voto Latino, America’s Voice, Center for Community Change, National Council of la Raza, and United We Dream. […]
Include One thing about kids – they work cheap. Heck, they’ll sweep the front steps for a shiny quarter and wash your car for a dollar. Paul LePage, the Governor of Maine, wants to utilize that good news and loosen the child labor laws. Right now in Maine, you have to be 16 to work. Show More Summary
The Fed has said for some time it wants to see substantial improvement in the labor market before ending this round of quantitative easing, meaning an aggressive tapering schedule is not likely to be announced in the coming weeks...
Fast food workers are planning a strike to force employers to pay them $15 per hour. This Thursday, in over 100 cities across the nation, Big Labor is coordinating with "grassroots" activists to pressure these employers to pay a "living wage." From all the press, you'd think the push toward higher wages was something noble. Show More Summary
The division of labor is more efficient than a struggle through life without help from others -- this is also true for microorganisms. Researchers came to this conclusion when they performed experiments with microbes. The scientistsShow More Summary
A federal judge today gave Detroit the bankruptcy protection it sought, dismissing challenges from banks and labor unions, the Detroit News reports. Vested pensions aren't subject to any special protections either, Judge Steven Rhodes said; they're just contracts like any other, and "it has long been understood that bankruptcy law...
by Anne Helen Petersen When I started writing on the internet, I found it so liberating: I could master WordPress; I could figure out how to post and promote, I was in control. Whenever even one more person happened onto my blog, I felt like the work I was doing was somehow worthwhile. Show More Summary
As my colleague Wayne Crews comments in Forbes, the Obama administration tends to publish its regulatory agenda around holidays, or when "nobody is looking."
While wearing white after Labor Day is no longer taboo, it still takes some sartorial savvy to pull the look off. Actress Lupita Nyong'o, our new favorite style star, was a shining example of winter white done right on Monday while attending...Show More Summary
The Exploited Laborers Of The Liberal Media Obama Poll Numbers Plummet In California Obamacare And The Totalitarian Mindset Demint Vs. McConnell No Security Built Into Healthcare.gov? (autoplay video) Taming The Fury Of Rage Cancer Patient Who Spoke Out Against...
``the following mines (as we showed here) which make up the gold cost curve, one by one, starting on the right and going left, production is going to go dark, even without the recent demand by South African gold miner labor unions to have their wages doubled. Until eventually virtually no gold will be produced.''
when compared to the logistics labour shortage in the trucking industry. The SCIDigest Editorial staff might have painted a grim picture in their recent article on how the labor shortage in manufacturing really is getting worse, butShow More Summary
In an effort to appease human rights concerns over antiquated and inhumane forms of punishment, China's central government announced last month that it will abolish its infamous forced labor camps. The oppressive camps are not actually...Show More Summary
The first poll conducted since the government's Gonski reversal finds, not unexpectedly, a sharp move to Labor.
Doulas are trained to help new mothers cope with the rigors of childbirth, but very, very few of them are men.
by Alex Balk "The hipsters who settled the Brooklyn neighborhood 10 years ago have declared war on rich kids flocking to new luxury digs on their parents’ dime…. "It’s like Neverland over there," a 27-year-old yoga studio owner who has lived in the neighborhood for four years complains about a fancy rental complex. Show More Summary