Labor group questions Ohio proposal that makes clear college ... - FOXNews.com Big win but a long road ahead for college union - Miami Herald 04/8/2014 - 3:12 pm | View Link
Federal Fair Labor Complaint Filed Against Randstad Staffing - Yahoo! Finance Federal Fair Labor Complaint Filed Against Randstad Staffing - International Business Times 04/8/2014 - 2:08 pm | View Link
Inmate labor beneficial to University, correctional institutions - Corrections Connection Inmate labor beneficial to University, correctional institutions - LSU Daily Reveille 04/8/2014 - 1:51 pm | View Link
Lufthansa agrees to fresh labor talks with pilots - Chicago Tribune Lufthansa Agrees To Fresh Labor Talks With Pilots - International Business Times 04/8/2014 - 8:04 am | View Link
Amended labor dispute bill clears state Senate - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette HARRISBURG -- The state Senate on Monday approved a version of legislation that would remove exemptions for labor disputes in bans on stalking and 04/7/2014 - 12:14 pm | View Link
Labor union attorney seeks Detroit pension commitment DETROIT (WKZO) -- A labor union attorney wants a state of Michigan commitment to funding for a so-called Detroit bankruptcy grand bargain before retirees vote on pension fund settlements. A proposal would pair 350-million dollars in tobacco settlement ... 04/18/2014 - 2:26 pm | View Link
Dance Workshop. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” Dance Workshop. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. Led by dancer Joanna de Souza. « Easter Eggstravaganza » Dance Performance. “Affective ... 04/18/2014 - 2:13 pm | View Link
Gender-Based Violence Initiative “Sexual violence destroys lives. It fuels conflict, forces people to flee their homes and is often perpetrated alongside other human rights abuses, including forced marriage, sexual slavery, and human trafficking. It undermines reconciliation and traps ... 04/18/2014 - 12:35 pm | View Link
How the Labor Department Has Let Companies Off the Hook for Unpaid Internships Four years after warning for-profit companies about unpaid internships, the agency has investigated relatively few employers for wage violations. Two years after the U.S. Department of Labor announced its intent to crack down on unpaid internships, a ... 04/18/2014 - 12:24 pm | View Link
In the Details: How to Build a Cloudlike Chair with Just 550 Pounds of Wool and 600 Hours of Labor While the Layers Cloud Chair might feel (and look) like you're sitting on a cloud, the bulbous lounge is anything but weightless. It's made from 550 pounds of solid wool—and its construction was a woolly beast of its own. Designed by Richard Hutten, the ... 04/18/2014 - 11:23 am | View Link
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. 04/9/2014 - 9:38 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. 04/9/2014 - 6:03 am | View Link
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics US Department of Labor agency that maintains statistical information about the economy, population, demographics, unemployment, wages, staffing patterns. 04/9/2014 - 12:41 am | View Link
Labor Notes Usually elected officials are reluctant to buck the biggest employer in town, but in Richmond, California, the mayor and the city council majority have taken a bold ... 04/8/2014 - 9:28 pm | View Link
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 ... 04/8/2014 - 8:16 pm | View Link
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San Francisco's Uber said the fee demonstrates its "continued commitment to safety" and helps fund increased costs for background checks, motor vehicle checks, driver safety education, current and future safety features in its app, and insurance.
"The safety efforts themselves (background checks, ongoing safety monitoring, driver safety education, insurance, etc) are not new," spokesman Lane Kasselman said in an e-mail.
Uber and other companies that engage in the practice said it helps bring out more drivers to meet increased need for their services.
Arun Sundararajan, a New York University business professor who studies the sharing economy, said he thinks riders won't bristle as much when they face the new fee.
Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.
Michaels' report comes as many shoppers worry about the safety of their personal data after a massive pre-Christmas security breach at Target Corp.
Since 1930, there has been a science experiment that basically does nothing. Seriously. Scientists watch as a solid—that's actually a liquid 230 billion times more viscous than water—'drips' down a glass container. But that takes time. A lot of time with a whole lot of nothing. For the past 84 years, the blob of tar has only dripped 8 times.