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Blood Diamond History: What Came Before This Tragedy?

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These days, there is a damper put on every diamond purchase because the source of those gems might involve child labor or slavery. Commonly called “blood diamonds,” these illegal business practices are making headlines in early 2017....Show More Summary

Inaugural Meals, From Turtle Stew to Jelly Beans

President Donald Trump famously munched on KFC chicken, McDonald's hamburgers, and taco bowls during his campaign, and he picked a fast-food mogul as his labor secretary. But when it came time for his first day in office, Trump dined on haute cuisine. Show More Summary

This Day in Labor History: January 20, 1920

On January 20, 1920, Filipino sugar workers on Oahu, Hawaii, went on strike to demand higher pay. Japanese workers soon joined them and this multiracial strike led to minimal victory for workers and, even rarer, a cross-racial strike with significant solidarity that helped create that victory. Hawaii became a target of U.S. imperialism from almost […]

WA: Kitsap Transit Adds Service for Two Holidays

The transit board voted Tuesday to operate buses Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Tom Price, Trump's pick for HHS secretary, will face the Senate today — here's his plan to dismantle Obamacare

Rep. Tom Price of Georgia is headed to Capitol Hill to face the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Wednesday in the first day of his confirmation hearing. A former orthopedic surgeon, Price has an impressive record...Show More Summary

Speculation Grows That Puzder May Back Out

Andy Puzder, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to be labor secretary, “has voiced second thoughts in recent days, because of a relentless barrage of criticism from Democrats, labor unions and other liberal groups,” sources tell CNN. Said one GOP source: “He [...]

Keep Up the Pressure

This is a good sign that even the Cabinet of Deplorables is subject to left-wing pressure. President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to be labor secretary has voiced second thoughts in recent days, because of a relentless barrage of criticism from Democrats, labor unions and other liberal groups, a business ally and GOP sources tell CNN. Andy […]

New 6.5 Creedmoor Rifle from Ballistic Advantage, Aero Precision | SHOT 2017

Ballistic Advantage and Aero Precision teamed up on a number of projects recently, and had the fruits of their labors on display at the Industry Day at the Range event just ahead of the 2017 SHOT Show. One of these projects is a short barrel 6.5 Creedmoor carbine. Show More Summary

Best Dressed Celebs Of The Week!

Who says you can't wear white after Labor Day?? Chrissy Teigen and Zoe Saldana are proving all those sticklers wrong with their crisp, sexy outfits from this week! The supermodel gave her killer figure the spotlight in a beautifully ruffled gown for the red carpet, while the bombshell actress worked it in couture! Are they doing it for [...]

In Viral Video, News Anchor Berates Colleague Over Top

Never wear white after Labor Day or, if you're an Australian newscaster, on the same day that your co-worker is. Nine Network's Julie Snook found this out the hard way when she was verbally attacked while the cameras were rolling (but before they went on the air) by colleague Amber...

It’s Human Trafficking Awareness Day: Here’s How to Get Your Supply Chains Out of the Dark

Categories: CSR, Supply Risk, Supply Risk Management Tags: General News, Process and Best Practice The issue of forced labor is incredibly serious business when it comes to major supply chain risks. Not only that, it is also incredibly...Show More Summary

BLS: Job Openings "little changed" in November

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings was little changed at 5.5 million on the last business day of November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires and separations...Show More Summary

I Booked SFO-JFK Virgin America First Class for 25,000 AS Miles not 62,708 VX Miles

Good evening everyone. I'm really excited that Virgin America flights are now booking with Alaska Airlines miles. I have had my eye on a SFO-JFK flight around Labor Day Weekend, but I was waiting for an airfare sale before booking. I...Show More Summary

Chart of the Day: Quits and Layoffs Show Labor Market's Return to Health

The unemployment rate, which stood at 4.7 percent in December 2016, is the most commonly cited indicator of the health of the labor market. The Fed considers an unemployment rate of 4.6 to 4.8 percent to be equivalent to full employment...Show More Summary

EMPLOYMENT: Some Blue-Collar Workers Probably Shouldn’t Do Pink Jobs. Why can’t a woman be mor…

EMPLOYMENT: Some Blue-Collar Workers Probably Shouldn’t Do Pink Jobs. Why can’t a woman be more like a man? Henry Higgins demands to know in “My Fair Lady.” These days, labor economists are asking the opposite question: Why can’t a man be more like a woman? The decline of traditionally male blue-collar work like manufacturing has […]

Justin Bieber's Ex Chantel Jeffries in White Hot Bikini (PHOTO GALLERY)

Chantel Jeffries is sporting white way after Labor Day but -- for obvious reasons -- we're cool with it. Justin Bieber's ex splashed around and shared a coconut drink on Miami Beach with her friend. Check out the gallery for Chantel and her pal,…

This Day in Labor History: January 6, 1909

On January 6, 1909, oral arguments before the Supreme Court concluded in the case of Moyer v. Peabody. The decision by the Court on January 18 gave official approval for the state militia or National Guard imprisoning people without the benefit of habeas corpus during a time of insurrection, the definition of which was of […]

Day Around The Bay: Two Skiers Rescued In Lake Tahoe Avalanche

Also, the U.S. Dept of Labor has filed a lawsuit to get Google/Alphabet to reveal compensation data on employees, and the Internet Archive launches the Trump Archive. [ more › ]

Activists Plan Mass Women's Strike To Coincide With Inauguration

As organizers across the country coordinate bus and carpool trips for the upcoming Women's March on Washington, a local feminist group is urging women to abstain from all labor?physical, as well as emotional?for two full days at the end of the month, starting on January 20th, Inauguration Day. Show More Summary

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