By eliminating the demand for goods and services produced with slave labor, the Freedom Seal aims to end human trafficking and slavery.
By Ben Brubeck, The Truth About Project Labor Agreements Vote-A-Rama, the U.S. Senate’s annual version of March Madness, gives senators a chance to offer unlimited amendments and votes to the Senate’s budget resolution. Traditionally,...Show More Summary
Overall, today’s GDP report is consistent with a wide range of indicators showing continued labor market strengthening and improvement in household and corporate balance sheets. This estimate of fourth-quarter GDP affirms the robustShow More Summary
Editor’s note: this is the first in a weekly series of articles on organized labor, to culminate on International Workers Day on May 1. The US labor movement was once the core institution fighting for average workers. Over the last half century, its ranks have been decimated. The share of the...
By Chang-Ran Kim TOYOTA CITY, Japan (Reuters) - In a corner of Toyota's oldest factory, the Japanese carmaker's longest-serving employee preaches the benefits of craftsmanship, saying manual labor is the key to success in a highly automated automotive industry. Show More Summary
A growing chorus of critics are calling for the National Collegiate Athletic Association to pay student-athletes. Just this month, a coalition of professors banded together in support of labor rights for men’s football and basketball players. Show More Summary
Last night a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against a recently-issued Labor Department policy that grants family medical leave benefits to married same-sex couples in states that forbid same-sex marriage. Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: In a 24-page decision, U.S. Show More Summary
Crain's columnist Greg David's blog post on the low percentage of African-Americans in the construction sector triggered four letters to the editor pointing to unionized construction as an exception... To view the full story, click the title link.
Greg Sargent has what I think is a pretty solid run-down of where progressive Democrats are with the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In short, it’s not a strong hand. In this era where many congressional Democrats basically ignore labor and neoliberalism rules the day, we are stuck relying on a combination of Democrats who care more about […]
Writing a full-length novel is a labor of love. Most authors who manage to put together a best-selling book often have... The post 8 Admired Books That Were Disliked By Their Own Authors appeared first on Lifehack.
With no statutory authorization or track record of earlier Department of Labor involvement — not that that’s stopped them in the past — the Obama Administration’s hyper-activist Wage and Hour Division may be exploring ways to deployShow More Summary
“The KBS Symphony Orchestra moved to potentially replace 67 positions in its 100-strong orchestra on Monday, upping the ante against players in an intensifying labor dispute.” KBS, the state broadcaster of South Korea, spun off its orchestra in September 2012; many musicians, fearing for their job security, want to remain KBS employees and have been […]
Senators critical of recommendation for Qld ban on CSG, fracking instigated by PUP.
East West link shelving, NSW Labor 'xenophobia' putting investment at risk, trade minister says.
The ABC calls out a Labor lie only after giving Labor weeks to prosper from it. The Australian: Almost a month…
The U.S. Department of Labor is investigating allegations that former Paramount labor relations executive Stephen Koppekin embezzled money from three of the union pension and health plans that he served on as a management trustee. Two...Show More Summary
Rick Berman The king of the astroturf corporate front group is playing a key role in a recent outrage campaign against the National Labor Relations Board's decision that, since McDonald's controls how its franchisees run their businesses...Show More Summary
Developers of the proposed NFL stadium in Inglewood reached agreement Thursday with a powerful labor group on jobs for the $1.86-billion project, avoiding a referendum that could have delayed the undertaking.
Back in 1965, much as today, the Federal Reserve's main inflation gauge was running at a low 1.25%, labor costs were growing slowly and the unemployment rate was half a percentage point above what then was viewed as optimal.
(Adds background) By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, March 26 (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge in Texas on Thursday issued a stay to halt the U.S. Labor Department from implementing a rule that would expand medical leave protections for...Show More Summary