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Skilled US Workers

The Height of Audacity

Mark H. Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark H. Ayers

As a labor leader, I have learned over the years to never underestimate the lengths to which some unscrupulous employers, and some associations and co...

It is Not Our Parents Workplace Anymore

Pat Earley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pat Earley

Employers must seriously consider the deficiencies in today's workforce and begin to develop solutions to better improve our educational system, create new incentives to attract tomorrow's workers, and stay competitive in a global marketplace.

What's In a Name? Racial Discrimination Still a Prominent Feature of the Canadian and U.S. Labor Markets

Nikki Cicerani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nikki Cicerani

It is time to shift some of our risk taking and innovation to the human capital markets and see if we can create a richer society based on a new foundation of inclusion.

Create Jobs Now, but Build Skills for the Future

Julian L. Alssid and Davis Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Julian L. Alssid and Davis Jenkins

Unless the stimulus can be leveraged to revitalize our education and workforce systems, the downturn will likely accelerate the recent trend in which the only good jobs go to those who have training beyond high school.

AT&T CEO Says Hard To Find Skilled US Workers

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The head of the top U.S. phone company AT&T Inc (T.N) said on Wednesday it was having trouble finding enough skilled workers to fill all the 5,000 cus...