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  • The hidden effects of new overtime eligibility
    The hidden effects of new overtime eligibility
    The Obama administration, namely the U.S. Department of Labor wants to expand overtime eligibility, at the request of Obama, to just over $50,000 which at first appears to be a good thing when in fact could hurt millions of Americans and...
  • Economic freedom diminishes in the United States under Obama
    Economic freedom diminishes in the United States under Obama
    Under the Obama administration, the economic freedom factor shows that the United States continues the downward spiral in terms of economic freedom, employment, and that more Americans have entered into the lower middle class category as some have...
  • Private businesses add 213,000 net jobs in April
    Economy adds 223k jobs in April as wages rise slightly
    After a slowdown of job growth in the previous month, on Friday the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported in its latest Employment Situation Summary that the U.S. economy added 223,000 net non-farm payroll jobs in...
  • U.S. economy added 129,000 jobs in March
    Wages rise in March as job growth slows and jobless rate holds
    Though still positive, job growth slowed considerably in March with the U.S. economy adding only a net 126,000 non-farm payroll jobs during the month, according the latest Employment Situation Summary released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics ...
  • Jeb Bush and Scott Walker in South Carolina
    South Carolina Dems, labor team up on visiting GOP presidential candidates
    Jeb Bush and Scott Walker are touring South Carolina this week, but both may want to think twice before repeating their anti-minimum wage messages. As pointed out by leaders of the state’s Democratic Party and its AFL-CIO in a March 17 press...
  • Private sector adds 288,000 jobs in February 2015
    Job growth continued in February as unemployment fell to 5.5%
    The economy in the United States added 295,000 net non-farm payroll jobs in February and the nation’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 percent according to the latest Employment Situation Summary released on Friday by the Department of Labor...
  • Employers add 267,000 private sector jobs in January
    Economy adds 257,000 January jobs as unemployment rate, wages rise
    U.S. employers added 257,000 net non-farm payroll jobs to the economy in January while wages showed a significant increase and the unemployment rate ticked upward to 5.7 percent, the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported...
  • 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...
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