Edgar Latulip went missing after Labor Day in Canada in 1986. According to the missing person’s report, the 21-year-old developmentally disabled man walked out of his group home in Kitchener, Ontario without his medication and vanished without a trace. Show More Summary
Less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama spoke to Illinois lawmakers about the need to compromise, Democrats and Republicans have reignited a high-stakes fight over contract negotiations with the state's largest union. At issue is a labor-backed measure that would prevent a lockout or strike...
When John Sonsini began painting Latino day laborers in Los Angeles, California, around 2001, his intentions weren't quite political. They were practical. The subjects were available and abundant. Sonsini first noticed a man cleaning up outside the building that housed his studio. Show More Summary
Just saw two interesting articles on labor safety and organization. In Florida: Alexa Rohlsen says she danced at a strip club to pay her way through cosmetology school, but these days, it’s been a struggle…. When she injured herself falling off the stripper pole, she had no insurance and so she was on her own […]
Hard work pays off. In today’s society, too often, people labor under the mistaken belief that they are owed a living. One man defied that notion and revealed last year
From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings increased to 5.6 million on the last business day of December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires and separations were little changed at 5.4 million and 5.1 million, respectively. Show More Summary
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.