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  • Obama wants to raise taxes
    Experts say Obama has the right premise but wrong solution to some economy woes
    The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) public policy experts provided insight below on President Barack Obama’s proposals from his State of the Union message Tuesday. After a day to study Obama’s address and plans, including...
  • Jobs for all!
    December job report: Bitter victory
    Wages had a surprisingly weak December even though unemployment continues to fall.When people talk about the top places to work, words like “good salary”, “rewarding” and “job security” pop up. So it was not a...
  • US private sector adds 240,000 jobs in December
    December adds 252,000 jobs as unemployment drops to 5.6 percent
    Friday’s release of the Employment Situation Summary by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) contained positive news with the economy adding 252,000 net non-farm payroll jobs during the month of December while the...
  • Walmart ruling
    Walmart loses second lawsuit this month
    After contesting and appealing a 2007 ruling, Walmart lost again on Dec. 16, and now owes $188 million to many former and current employees in one state. Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejected the retail giant’s appeal to a lower court decision...
  • Healthy Living; Labor
    Doula woes
    Because they care more than you knowDoula, directly translated as a "woman who serves". To elaborate, a doula is, a woman usually, whom assist an expecting mother before during and often after labor. A doula is a selfless being aiding...
  • French strikes? There's an app for that.
    Striking online tool may help visitors to France
    By David Stewart WhiteAnother day in France, another worker strike. Anyone who has visited the country knows that labor unrest, strikes, and slowdowns are a part of everyday life. For a tourist, strikes can range from a minor inconvenience to a...
  • Child slavery
    Hawaii, what you need to know about some children!
    Aloha to all you environmental readers,This issue has to do with children, innocent children.Its about children that have lost their childhood and playtime due to child labor and slavery. And yes you’ve read that right, because this issue is...
  • Lydia McLaughlin
    ‘RHOOC’ star Lydia McLaughlin is ready to pop: ‘I’ve been pregnant forever’
    “The Real Housewives of Orange County” star Lydia McLaughlin left the show last year because she felt that the show was too much for her and that it wasn’t like her to argue and fight so much about feelings and she-said, she-said...
  • Robert Reich: Border crisis debate ‘between the haters and the big-hearted’
    Robert Reich: Border crisis debate ‘between the haters and the big-hearted'
    While sharing his views on the crisis on the Southern border on his Facebook page on Sunday, former Clinton administration Secretary of Labor Robert Reich framed the heated debate on how to deal with those unaccompanied minors already here as one...
  • The coming storm
    Yes, Virginia, government is responsible for fringe benefits
    The Supreme Court decision, in the Hobby Lobby case, allowing corporations to opt out of providing contraception as a fringe benefit for employees, has caused some to go apoplectic. The Marxist influence on the thinking of many has resulted in...
  • Barack Obama
    Obama's illegal appointments to NLRB puts 436 cases in jeopardy
    It appears that 436 cases need to be revisited now that the Supreme Court has deemed President Barack Obama’s executive-ordered appointments to the National Labor Relations Board illegal. The United States Supreme Court ruled on Thursday...
  • Insults cut both ways
    How can we find common ground when our rhetoric is scorched Earth?
    One of the main reasons I am a trade union true believer is that unions must be democratic, transparent and produce results. The other reason is that to be a union member one only needs to work in a union workplace, there is no loyalty test...
  • Pajama Boy
    How to rescue Labor building true believers not activists - a commentary
    One of the most used and least effective taunts in today’s political battlefield is the accusation that one side is truly ‘grassroots’ while the other is simply ‘astroturf’; suggesting that the battle is between ...
  • Pope Francis
    Labor important for the dignity of the human person, Pope tells steelworkers
    Pope Francis yesterday told a special audience of steelworkers from an industrial part of Umbria in Italy that human labor is important in upholding human dignity and that there is dignity in work itself.“Labor is an essential reality for...
  • SBE Council opposes Obama's overtime proposal
    SBE Council opposes Obama's overtime proposal
    The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) put out a statement yesterday on Obama's latest control regulation on the standards for overtime pay. They expressed their worry on the new cost that would be imposed on...