Since African American employment is more sensitive to a slowing economy, it means the FOMC has to get it right about understanding when African Americans have reached full employment.
This model of remote jobs or the "gig economy" is a core model of the sharing economy that is starting to mature, and people and regulation are starting to wise up.
Unemployment -- and the lack of necessary skills for employment, particularly among youth under age 25 -- is one of the issues I hear about most as I speak with world leaders, hotel owners and employees in the thousands of communities where Hilton operates. It's no surprise why.
Elected national Children's Government of Kenya for 2016. Photo credit: UNICEF Kenya\2016\Gakuo. Co-authored with Werner Schultink, UNICEF, Ken...
By Darryl Lorenzo Wellington In New York City, where the summer job program for high school students is run on a neighborhood lotto system under whic...
Speaking at the recent White House Summit on Global Development, President Barack Obama celebrated a long list of important advances in health, clean energy, and food security made during his two terms in office.
We are at a political and economic crossroads. Failure to address pressing economic needs such as low wage growth will lead to stagnation and reactionary political extremism.
Cast your mind back to earlier this year. A story dominated the press regarding a Grandmother who had claimed she was in possession of a winning Eurom...
A foggy lawyer of tear gas is pierced by an oncoming tank. Students cling to the gates of the polytechnic, pleading to the imposing hoard of soldiers below, "We are your brothers! We are your brothers!" The gates fall, mangled and crushed beneath the merciless tread of tank wheels.
July is a hard month for me. Twelve months ago, my friend Pat took his life by jumping off the George Washington Bridge. I never imagined that something like that could happen.
At the Democratic convention we got some insights into the Clinton campaign's line of attack on Donald Trump. While they rightfully intend to confront his racism, sexism, and xenophobia, the Clinton campaign also seems prepared to attack Trump's "budget-busting" tax cuts.
One bad apple can disrupt a work environment and wreak havoc on communication, trust, and collegial relationships -- not to mention productivity. Protecting your team with a "No Jerks" hiring policy is smart and goes a long way to cultivating and preserving a harmonious and high functioning workplace.
It is a big crowd: over 100 people. The croissants have been consumed, the coffee cups emptied and refilled. On the dais are five employment attorne...
If a company is done with an employee, guest workers often find themselves stranded in the U.S. without a job. After five years as an H-1B, employers are required to start paying social security, so the worker becomes less attractive. When the job is over, so is the visa, making them into illegals. Their staffing company may h
As a concession to President Obama, the Democratic platform does not explicitly oppose the TPP. However it does include unambiguous language opposing investor-state dispute settlement mechanisms - the extra-judicial tribunals that are an integral part of the TPP.
Yes, an employer should be protected against vengeful, false charges -- and already is protected, under state anti-defamation laws. Yet non-disparagement clauses extend their reach far beyond such provisions, preventing employees from voicing honest criticism regarding former employers, supervisors, Boards of Directors -- even, in some cases, a former employer's outside attorneys.