As much as $19 billion is stolen from American workers annually in unpaid overtime and minimum wage violations. Wage theft is one of the most dramatic problems reflecting the income inequality described in Arianna Huffington's Third World America .
True, some jobs that have been lost aren't coming back to New Orleans. But new businesses and jobs are surfacing to take their place. And the Department of Labor is helping ease the transition from lost jobs to new jobs.
According to a new study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Labor, workers are less likely to suffer from stress and "go off" in the workplace if they know that leaving their job is just one inflatable slide away.
Later today, the President is expected to sign an extension of the unemployment benefits, providing a modest level of help to the 2.5 million Americans that lost income because of the GOP's obstruction.
.before you decide to convert all of your employees to independent contractors, you need to know the difference as defined by federal and state law. The IRS is gunning for businesses that mischaracterize employee.
With the union weakened by closed mines and the rise of untrammeled union-busting, unsafe, deadly conditions were allowed to continue unchallenged at the growing percentage of non-union mines that put profits above safety.