As unions hold a mass demonstration in Philadelphia, some say labour movement must change to survive.
Calling Obama, Pelosi, Reid and the rest of the Democratic Party, elected officials, political operatives and labor’s leader Richard Trumka.
Do you want to know why it seems like good jobs are very rare in the United States today?
The U.S. manufacturing industry grew at its slowest pace in nearly three years, but continued to outpace peers in Europe and Asia, new data out of Markit Economics shows.
This morning Deutsche Bank announced that it would lay off 1,900 people — 1,500 of whom would be in the investment banking sector (read the release here).
Global manufacturing remained deeply depressed in Europe and much of the developed world, even as North America largely showed strength this June, new data out of Markit Economics shows.
I believe when people reach this point... of losing everything... like I did... they are ready to clear away all the nonsense and get down to business... they are inclined to living free, prosperous and in service to their fellow man.
Spain’s jobless rate neared 25 percent in June, officials said Friday, darkening the recession outlook despite relief on financial markets at a vow of support by the European Central Bank.
You are probably aware that the national black unemployment rate is 14.4% for blacks who are looking for work. Worse, it is 20% or more in several cities, and nearly 40% for black teens.
Migrant workers who look for jobs in cities in China are now leaving the cities and going back to their home towns as jobs losses mount amid economic slowdown.
Senate Majority Leader Reid expressed outrage about the fact that the uniforms American athletes were going to wear at the opening ceremonies for this summer's Olympics in London, UK, were manufactured in China.
The U.S. economy is in a massive amount of trouble. There aren't enough jobs. There isn't enough money to go around.
Maria Arvizu continues to fill out job applications even though she has yet to deposit her last paycheck.
If you went out and took a poll of the American people on July 4th (Independence Day) and asked them if they are free, what would the results look like?
Employees of a Pennsylvania city, who have all seen their salaries cut to minimum wage as the mayor grapples with budget problems, are hoping a judge restores their paychecks in full.
The US state of California has approved the first phase of construction of a much anticipated yet controversial high-speed rail project linking Los Angeles and San Francisco, officials said.
U.S. payrolls expanded by 80,000 net jobs in June keeping the unemployment rate flat at 8.2 percent, new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows.
U.S. employers hired at a dismal pace in June, raising pressure on the Federal Reserve to do more to boost the economy and further imperiling President Barack Obama's chances of reelection in November.
There has been a dramatic shrinkage in the United States over the past 20 years in the number of workers actually employed and earning paychecks per worker who is not employed and is taking federal disability insurance payments.
The European Central Bank is widely expected to make an interest rate cut this week to try to invigorate the eurozone’s ailing economy after unemployment in the region climbed to a record high of 11.1 per cent and a key survey of manufacturing showed
They had good, stable jobs - until the recession hit. Now they're living out of their cars in parking lots.
Nirmalya Kumar: India's invisible innovation
Facts mean very little in any debate about immigration north of the Rio Grande. One such example comes from a bastion of journalism, the Daily Beast.
More and more cities are passing laws making it illegal to feed the homeless or for them to camp. It is a disgrace as many homeless people suffer from mental illness as a result of fighting in senseless wars.
Today, the Senate Republican minority filibustered to block passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act in a 52 to 47 tally, successfully killing the bill.
Next month, another 70,000 US workers will be cut off of unemployment benefits weeks earlier than would have been the case had President Obama and Congress not reduced the duration of extended jobless pay.
The national unemployment rates gets lots of attention, and lately more attention has been paid to the workforce participation rate since more Americans have given up looking for a job, but we can also see that an astounding 100 million Americans don
Members of the Class of 2012
American consumers are in the best financial shape they've been in since the third quarter of 2008, according to the latest report from CredAbility.
The National Journal reports today that TED is refusing to publish a recent talk from megarich venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, which argued that rich people actually don't create jobs, and that cutting their taxes is harmful to the middle class.