1. You might get sent home. If you show up pregnant with your first baby, and it turns out you aren’t 4 cm dilated yet, you will get sent home because you aren’t in active labor. Please don’t cuss out the charge nurse. Yes, you are in pain — we aren’t denying that. But, there are […]
Americans are known for their hard work and not taking all their vacation time, but a new U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report says that Americans are quitting their jobs at the same rate as pre 9/11 times. Read more| Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
On July 20, 1891, militia forces guarding a blockade at a mine near Briceville, Tennessee surrendered to miners during Coal Creek War to keep convict laborers from competing with free miners. This was one of several tense moments in the larger struggle in the post-Reconstruction South by white free laborers to keep the state from […]
As Labor Secretary, she tried to save Jews fleeing the Nazi regime.
A Senate committee gave the greenlight to Republicans Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel.
Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week, as the number of people seeking benefits remains near historic lows indicating a robust job market. The Labor Department said Thursday that … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he has seen the light when it comes to the unemployment and jobs numbers. For years, Trump attacked the Bureau of Labor Statistics' reports on the US labor market, but now that he is in charge...Show More Summary
The idea involves a dash of libertarian legal philosophy, a pinch of labor law, a couple of ounces of communication theory plus several cups of experience working with executives, managers, and supervisors. That will be marinated in a few theories of my own and left in the back of my mind for several days. Show More Summary
In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies, where they paid their debt to society through hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and made multiple attempts to escape. Show More Summary
Categories: Innovation, Procurement, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Solution Providers, Technology Tags: PRO The short answer to the question posed in the title is emphatically and definitively “yes” — now more than ever. Show More Summary
In 2000, Donald Trump wrote in his book The America We Deserve that “with the globalization craze in full heat, unions are about the only force reminding us to remember the American family.” During last year’s presidential campaign, he boasted that he had “tremendous support within unions” and then received a larger share of the union vote than […]
Patrick O'Donnell's recent posting of Marion Nestle's interview with a Western grower CEO and attendant commentary, contributes greatly to understanding the irreconcilable differences between farm labor skills with the risk of agricultural enterprises facing decreasing labor shortages. Show More Summary
Entering the dimly light room, I could hear soft music playing in the background. The laboring room was so peaceful, it was hard to believe the patient in the bed was in active labor. But once up close, you could hear her breathing become deeper and louder every three or four minutes as she rode […]
BRAWN IN AN AGE OF BRAINS: At City Journal, Victor Davis Hanson asks, “Does physical labor have a future?” Read the whole thing.
More than two years in the making – a blink of an eye in standards-setting time – the Open Container Initiative version 1.0 is ready. The standard covers runtime and image specifications for containers, which define container lifecycles and image formats, respectively. Show More Summary
Bernard Avishai on the threat to Benjamin Netanyahu posed by Avi Gabbay, the new leader of Israel’s beleaguered Labor Party.
Shuler in Washington: Make Unions Home of Emerging Majority WSLC At the Washington State Labor Council's annual convention, AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler gave a speech about the future of the labor movement. Among the key things...Show More Summary
Zachary D. Liscow (Yale) & William A Woolston (Stanford), How Income Taxes Should Change During Recessions, 70 Tax L. Rev. (2017): This paper offers recommendations for how the design of labor income taxes should change during recessions, based on a simple model of a recessionary economy in which jobs are...
Labor advocates say highlighting abuses is a crucial tool to deter bad employers.
Family, friends and fans are on the edge of their seats waiting for Kailyn Lowry to go into labor with her third child. The Teen Mom 2 star revealed over social media if Baby Lo is on the way! Lowry, 25, is expecting her third child with ex-boyfriend Chris Lopez any day now. But unfortunately Read More