At the heart of the recent hard-ball negotiations between Boeing and the International Association of Machinists (IAM) is a troubling paradox: A company scores record profits and demands tough concessions from its workers.
Something is clearly wrong with this picture. While earning more and paying less may fatten the bottom line … More >
It was fifty years ago the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place. The demand for a higher minimum wage was part of a package of demands seeking economic justice for workers through government intervention in the labor market. At that time, the wage floor was $1.15 and … More >
Next week President Obama will unveil his jobs plan and today’s employment report won’t make it easier for him as job growth was zilch in August.
The post-Labor Day speech will introduce his strategy to promote economic growth and create jobs. The White House has been tight lipped about the details … More >