Labor Department Data Reveals Faster Job Growth in States With Higher Minimum Wage New hiring data released by the Labor Department on Friday revealed that job growth has actually increased at a faster pace in the 13 states that raised minimum wages than in those that haven't. The latest results contrast a Congressional Budget Office ... 07/20/2014 - 4:33 am | View Link
It’s July, everybody breathe. Nothing happens in elections until after Labor Day. The New York Times ‘Upshot’ has an amazing look at the battle for the Senate comparing all races and several polling organisations. This is the snapshot on 17 July. Now, remember how well pollsters did in Mississippi. It’s simple. turnout is key. 07/20/2014 - 4:08 am | View Link
Locked inside labor recruiting firms, poor Vietnam laborers wait to work As labor intermediaries, the drivers sell workers to labor recruiting firms who will later ‘sell’ them again to employers. Motorbike taxi drivers wait at An Suong, Nga Tu Ga, and Song Than Overpass bus stations in Ho Chi Minh City to meet workers who ... 07/20/2014 - 2:17 am | View Link
Labor militias in the Venezuelan public sector to be mandatory Labor militias in the working structure are likely to happen in the Venezuelan public administration very soon. The draft "socialist framework collective convention of servers for the homeland," submitted by the National Federation of Public Employees ... 07/19/2014 - 6:17 am | View Link
Across a Grocery Chain, a Labor Protest in Support of a Manager TEWKSBURY, Mass. — It was a highly unusual sight: business executives in suits alongside warehouse workers wearing tank tops, all rallying against changes in the management of their employer, a successful New England supermarket chain. But allied they ... 07/18/2014 - 4:25 pm | 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. 07/18/2014 - 8:15 am | View Website
BLS Other BLS Programs. Employment, Hours, and Earnings from the CES survey (State and Area)--monthly data on employment, hours, and earnings by industry and geographic area. 07/18/2014 - 7:04 am | View Website
United States Department of Labor Official website of the United States Department of Labor. Browse by topic, audience, location or agency. 07/18/2014 - 5:09 am | View Website
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. 07/17/2014 - 11:47 pm | View Website
Employment & Training Administration (ETA) Our Mission: To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance ... 07/17/2014 - 9:52 pm | View Website
Google's media streaming gadget Chromecast launched one year ago Thursday, and to celebrate its big birthday, the company announced an impressive stat: It has streamed more than 400 million casts and sold "millions" of devices.
The Chromecast, a dongle which "casts" (or streams) online videos from your tablet, smartphone or computer to HDTVs, has added hundreds of apps in the past year, including HBO Go, ESPN, PBS Kids, Gooogle+ Photos and Hulu
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More than 6,000 developers are actively developing apps for the device across Android, iOS and Chrome, Google said.
There is life after mobile phones for Nokia.
Shares in the Finnish wireless equipment maker surged Thursday after it reported higher profits and an improved earnings outlook in the wake of the sale to Microsoft of its troubled handset division.
The Finnish company said its second-quarter profit rose 20 percent to 213 million euros ($285 million) on the back of improved profitability of its key networks unit.
Snoopy is branching out on social media and taking his sister, Belle, with him. The iconic Peanuts character is joining an expanding list of brands on the small but growing social network We Heart It.
We Heart It, which reports 30 million members and recently added ads, is something of the social media lovechild between Instagram and Pinterest.
Virginia state police say a tanker truck has overturned and spilled gasoline on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield County.
Spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the southbound truck collided with another vehicle at 6:07 a.m.
Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices have slipped 4 cents this week amid lower crude oil costs.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide settled at $3.41 per gallon.
Motorists across the U. S. are paying an average $3.55 per gallon.
The association survey found Amarillo has the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at $3.32 per gallon.