Janos David is a sociologist who has spent his professional life studying change. He experienced the Hungarian uprising of 1956 firsthand and much later helped to produce documentaries about it.
We all have these people who made a difference for us -- even if they don't know it yet. Maybe it was your high school English teacher. Or an old boss or mentor. Or a neighbor who was the first person to tell you how much they loved your sketches.
As the U.S. economy recovers, hirings increase and people are encouraged to look for jobs again. Instead, the ratio of the adult population with jobs, or looking for one -- what's called the labor force participation rate -- has been falling, standing at 62.9 percent in July 2014
The consumer group's irresponsible attacks put Californians at risk. "Untimely and misguided" - in the spring of 2007, that's what Republican Governo...
You may have heard the term "skills gap" used to describe the disparity between those who are unemployed looking for a job and companies with jobs looking for employees, but you may not be as familiar with the term "education gap" as it relates to the workforce.
A few hundred ethnically diverse demonstrators filled a sunny afternoon with demands that fast-food chains pay a living wage.
By glorifying the world's worst human rights offenders and endorsing them to host public displays for an international audience, we help countries like Qatar keep the profitable business of slave-keeping alive.
Little is known about people's thoughts about wages and fairness. In general, people favor some threshold of fairness, but what is this threshold -- and how widely is it shared? Two psychological scientists have recently begun exploring these important questions.
Now the Metropolitan Opera, my home for over 20 years of my 34-year career, is in the final hours of labor negotiations. We have been told there will be a lockout starting at midnight Thursday evening when the fiscal year closes.
Unless the majority of India's workers are sufficiently educated and retrained to fulfill skilled jobs, and unless more women are invited to work, Indian companies will find themselves unable to compete on the world stage or to attract foreign capital for growth. In order to address this, Prime Minister Modi can do three things.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) management just ran into a possible game-changing obstacle to its shameful pursuit of a fully privatized post office: labor solidarity.
With an increasing volatile economy, individuals don't feel the same loyalty to their companies that they did in past decades -- a rational response to an environment in which corporations have abandoned long-term commitments to their employees.
No one thinks that this is something that could happen to them. No nurse thinks this is going to be her patient. But it can happen, it does happen, and it is happening every day in the United States.
While watching a DVD of Meet the Fockers, Gwen has a contraction. I grab a pencil and the closest thing to write on (oddly, a scrap of wood) and begin timing. Five minutes apart and lasting one minute! Wahoo! Make the call!
Just as observant Jews created a domain that made sabbath work for them, freelancers are creating a domain within the current economy that's all their own.
A long-awaited Qatar Foundation report recommends a radical overhaul of the labor recruitment system in Asian labor exporting countries as well as the Gulf state that expects to host the 2022 World Cup. The report, however, stops short of calling for the abolition of Qatar's widely criticized kafala or sponsorship system.