Houston We Have A Problem: Oil Workers Strike For Safety & Fair Labor In the largest strike since 1980, oil workers who are members of United Steelworkers District 13 locals (Locals 13-1 and Local 13-227) are no longer on the job in the Houston Ship Channel, the largest petrochemical complex in the world. The strike kicked ... 02/25/2015 - 9:55 am | View Link
Labor Department extends caregiver leave rights to same-sex couples Most legally married same-sex couples will be entitled to take up to 12 weeks leave to care for an ailing spouse regardless of whether the state in which they live recognizes their marriage under a rule issued Wednesday by the Department of Labor. 02/25/2015 - 9:52 am | View Link
French prime minister looks to reform labor laws PARIS--French Prime Minister Manuel Valls unveiled a government plan to streamline labor laws after negotiations between unions and businesses failed earlier this year. Mr. Valls outlined measures Wednesday that aim to slash the number of meetings firms ... 02/25/2015 - 9:23 am | View Link
Haredim Say No to Labor Coalition A major haredi newspaper, Hamevaser, has come out roundly against Labor leader Yitzhak Herzog, thus lessening the already slim chances that he will be able to form a coalition after the March 17 elections. Hamevaser is identified with the Shlomei Emunim ... 02/25/2015 - 8:31 am | View Link
Rubio And Rokita's RAISE Act Restores A Little Bit Of Freedom In Labor Relations Law Should workers have the freedom to make their own contracts? Long ago, they did. Back in 1905, the Supreme Court held in Lochner v. New York (which I discussed recently on Forbes) that the state could not dictate to bakery employees how many hours they ... 02/25/2015 - 7:19 am | View Link
Labor & Industries (L&I), Washington State L&I is workers' comp, workplace safety, labor and consumer protection, trades licensing, contractor registration and license lookup for public safety in Washington State. 02/23/2015 - 6:39 pm | View Link
United States Department of Labor Official website of the United States Department of Labor. Browse by topic, audience, location or agency. 02/23/2015 - 1:24 pm | View Link
Idaho Department of Labor > Home News. Idaho’s Women Workers Posted Significant Wage Gains in 2013. Tax Data for Jobless Benefit Claimants in the Mail by Jan. 31. December Jobless Rate Drops to ... 02/23/2015 - 10:40 am | View Link
California Labor & Workforce Development Agency The State of California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) is an executive branch Agency, and the Secretary is a member of the Governor’s Cabinet. 02/23/2015 - 9:42 am | View Link
labor la·bor (lā′bər) n. 1. Physical or mental exertion, especially when difficult or exhausting; work. See Synonyms at work. 2. A specific task or effort, especially ... 02/23/2015 - 6:15 am | View Link
Mixed data Friday suggests the economy is slowly improving. But it didn't keep stocks from sliding on the day. Still, the Dow and Nasdaq rose for the fourth straight week. U. S. economic growth slowed more sharply than expected in the fourth quarter. Bankrate.com's chief financial analyst, Greg McBride: "Not a surprise to see the GDP revised down.
The turquoise killifish is largely unremarkable except for how fast it ages. In just three months, it goes from a spry, young fish (left) to a decrepit, old one (right). For scientists who study aging, the turquoise killifish could be the key to their future experiments. Read more
A judge has ordered a prominent Texas businessman and his brother's estate to pay $299 million after a federal jury New in York found they engaged in a massive fraud to evade taxes.
U. S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin (SHIHND'-lihn) issued a final order Thursday in the Securities and Exchange Commission's suit against Sam Wyly and the late Charles Wyly.