Latest Labor force Stories

2014-08-01 16:22:42

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ­U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the July 2014 Employment Situation report released today: "We've now seen six consecutive months with job growth topping 200,000, and 53 consecutive months of private-sector job growth - the longest streak on record. Businesses added 209,000 jobs in July, bringing us to a total of 9.9 million since February 2010. The unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, a...

2014-07-16 23:01:46

New research by WIEGO highlights the important economic contribution of home-based workers, the impact of city infrastructure and services on home-based workers' productivity, and the difficult bargaining position of home-based workers within global value chains. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 New research released today highlights the important economic contribution of home-based workers, challenges the common assumption that home-based work is not linked to the formal economy,...

2014-06-26 16:23:56

New Investigation, Video, and Photo Essay from Colorlines "Life Cycles of Inequity" Series NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the second installment of "Life Cycles of Inequity: A Series on Black Men," Colorlines explores the inequities that have helped create dramatic unemployment numbers among young black men. Through an investigative article, video feature, and photo essay, the series looks at the impact that inequity in employment has had on black men and black families...

2014-06-05 04:21:54

- Interactive map tracks changes to millennial and boomer workforces in 175 U.S. metros CHICAGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The jobs recovery has put spotlights on two large sections of the labor force: workers nearing the end of their careers and young adults just beginning them. While the economy has been difficult for both groups, baby boomers now hold a larger percentage of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and other occupations than before the...

2014-01-30 08:27:28

IQNavigator report provides retrospective of 2013 temporary worker bill rate and market findings DENVER, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. job market expanded in 2013 and the segment of the U.S. labor market comprised of temporary and contingent workers was a major contributing factor. The IQNdex 2013 Retrospective report, released today, analyzes full year trends for 2013, providing insights about the fast-growing segment of the U.S. labor force made up of non-permanent workers. (Photo:...

2013-08-22 23:30:07

Labor Day shines the company spotlight on the many hard-working men in women in today's workforce with many companies now using the unique strategic benefit of Marketplace Chaplains. Plano, Texas (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Labor Day 2013 has Companies Honoring Labor Force with use of Workplace Chaplains With the 131st anniversary of the U.S. Labor Day (also known as “The Working Man’s Holiday”) approaching, and as many American workers are often pressed to do more with less, more...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.