Labor & Economic News Blog
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Dunkin' Donuts Worker's Death Reveals The True Cost Of ...
Uncertain About Hiring, Some Companies Try ‘Test Drives’Uncertain About Hiring, Some Companies Try ‘Test Drives’
A Simple Equation: More Education = More IncomeA Simple Equation: More Education = More Income
Employer health rates rise 3%, worker deductibles top $1,200
Annual insurance premiums for families increased 3%, on average, to $16,834, according to the survey released Wednesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust.
Despite 'recovery,' long-term jobless still at record levelsDespite 'recovery,' long-term jobless still at record levels
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
$800 million in public pension 'spiking' uncovered$800 million in public pension 'spiking' uncovered
Monday, September 08, 2014
More Angelenos are becoming street vendors amid weak economy
How Are American Families Doing? A Guided Tour of Our Financial Well-Being
In Hair Care, More Black Women as Owners
Fracking Helps Manufacturing Rebound in a Rust Belt State
Friday, September 05, 2014
U.S. Job Growth Slips in August After Months of Bigger Gains
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Fast-food workers strike for higher pay in L.A., across U.S.
Fast-food workers from Los Angeles to Manhattan are escalating their fight for better pay Thursday with strikes, rallies and acts of civil disobedience.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Food-Stamp Use Starting to FallFood-Stamp Use Starting to Fall
After soaring in the years since the recession, use of food stamps, one of the federal government's biggest social-welfare programs, is beginning to decline.
A Mall With Two Minimum Wages
Amazon's German Workers Push For Higher Wages, Union Contract
The Politics Of Calling In Sick
Obama calls for a higher minimum wageObama calls for a higher minimum wage
He launched the 2014 campaign season on Labor Day saying, 'America deserves a raise