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A Mindless Meld of "Star Trek" and the New Unemployment Rate

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

The U.S. Labor Department announced Friday that 539,000 people lost their jobs last month -- a dreadful total, but not as high as the 600,000-plus axed in March. Here are three reasons why the unemployment increase got slightly less awful...

Working America Throws Nation's Unemployed a Much-Needed LifeLine

Karen Nussbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Nussbaum

Unemployment LifeLine.com brings workers together. It is a support structure, an online forum to provide a sense of community to those who are facing demoralizing realities.

Peaceful Revolution: Thought Leadership from HR to Navigate the Global Financial Crisis

Juliet Bourke | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Juliet Bourke

It's not rocket science that is needed right now, but smarts and the courage of HR professionals to step up and demonstrate that we can help navigate this crisis with thought leadership.

Depression in California's Inland Empire Shows Need for Employee Free Choice Act

Tom Woodruff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Woodruff

An economic tragedy is unfolding in the Inland Empire region of southern California. We need to pass the Employee Free Choice Act to give workers a realistic shot at the American Dream.

Laid Off and Left Out

Karen Nussbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Nussbaum

It's time to remember it isn't just big corporations that are hurting in this economy. Let's let these Republican governors know they need to help make America work for working Americans.

Help Wanted? Not So Much These Days

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Shaffer

Should I throw caution to the wind and risk $1.80 on egg carton futures? Any investors out there want to join me?

Scary Surge Seen in Jobless Rate to 20%

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

The dollar is getting stronger, we still have relatively strong banks, both gold and the greenback offer money-making opportunities, and this crisis is not the end of the world.

This Economy is a Real Killer

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Dreier

Every day, week, and month that the current recession continues, and even deepens, more people die, get seriously injured physically, and suffer emotional hardships that can scar them for life.

"Best Job In The World" Demand Crashes Website

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The chance to be the caretaker of a tiny tropical island in Australia has sparked so much interest around the world that a rush of ...

Change, She is a' Comin'

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

I have been a big fan of the work and person of Barbara Winter and her Winning Ways newsletter for many years. I even had the joy of dining with her o...