With technology transforming the labor market, white-collar employees are subject to the huge layoffs factory workers know all too well.
Murray Energy, one of the nation’s largest coal producers, is paying for lawyers trying to block natural gas plants that would support a growing industry.
The top 100 federal contractors now send over 8,000 jobs overseas each year—triple the rate under Obama.
Miserly pay is only one reason more than half of U.S. workers want to quit their jobs. The deeper issue is the overall lack of respect for workaday people.
As automation increases and pointless jobs become obsolete, our work lives may finally become more enjoyable; Pew has a new way of looking at religion in the U.S.; meanwhile, an analysis reveals that the majority of civilians killed by police are young men of color.
Meanwhile, Trump administration policies going into effect based on incomplete unemployment data do nothing but harm.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the African-American unemployment rate rose to 7.7 percent in January, from 6.8 percent in December.