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Trader Joe’s Pays Employees A Living Wage And Wins

By Lorraine Devon Wilke— We’ve watched as places like Walmart, Papa John’s, Target, Applebee’s and other businesses continue to pay sub-par wages while claiming their only option for profit, given the economy and their being “forced” to provide employees with insurance, is to either cut employees’ hours and/or their wages. This miserly strategy is justified and implemented despite the fact that […]

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ILO: Arab Nations Must Seize Opportunity For Employment Reform

Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General ILO News– ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, has called for policy reforms in the Arab region to strengthen social dialogue, tackle soaring youth unemployment, promote social protection and foster the rights of workers and employers to freely organize themselves. “What is needed is a comprehensive vision for sustainable economic and social development” […]

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U.S. Department Of Labor Sequestration Information

For anyone wondering about the reality of sequestration for major government agencies, here are the U.S. Department of Labor’s online resources for its employees who are facing the blunt end of sequestration. U.S. Department Of Labor Sequestration Information The following information is provided to assist DOL employees who may be impacted by budget reductions required by sequestration.  […]

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What Would Peter Drucker Say? Workers Pay For High Executive Salaries

By SAM PIZZIGATI— Peter Drucker, the analyst who founded modern management science, died in 2005 at age 95. When he died, business leaders worldwide hailed this Austrian-born American for his enormous contribution to enterprise efficiency and effectiveness. But Peter Drucker also cared deeply about enterprise morality. In his later years, he watched — and despaired — […]

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Major Commuting Patterns Of American Workers

Workers living in New York state have the highest rate of long-distance commuting with 16.2%, according to a new Census Bureau report on commuting. New York is followed by Maryland and New Jersey at 14.8% and 14.6%, respectively. Commuting Across County Lines More than a fourth of all U.S. workers commute outside the county where […]

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Global Trade Has Lowered Wages US Workers Without College Degrees

Global trade has lowered wages for non-college educated American workers while increasing the wage premium earned by college-educated workers, according to new research from the Economic Policy Institute While the impact of global trade on the American economy is a frequent topic in Washington, much of the debate centers on the macroeconomic effects of the trade deficit on […]

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HR Smells Like Bug Spray

Bug spray has become scentless mainly to keep people from freaking out in professional environments. But HR shouldn’t smell like bug spray. From Paul Smith’s Welcome To The Occupation blog— I don’t like insects. I find no good use for them and wish that their existence was wiped from this planet. This is why I […]

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Equal Pay Day: Association Publishes Latest Analysis Of The Gender Pay Gap

A must-read for Equal Pay Day, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has  published its annual pay gap analysis, The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap, complete with charts on the gender pay gap broken down by state, race/ethnicity, education, and age. The analysis shows that one of the widest pay gap disparities is […]

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ILO Calls For Shift To Job-Centered Crisis Response In Europe

ILO News– The International Labour Organization (ILO) has called for an urgent shift to a job-centred strategy to tackle the deepening unemployment crisis that has left more than 26 million Europeans without a job. While fiscal and competitiveness goals are important, it is crucial not to tackle them through austerity measures and structural reforms that […]

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Japan Earthquake And Tsunami Survivors Get Back To Life And Work

By Shukuko Koyama,  ILO News, KAMAISHI CITY, Japan– Ms Maekawa, who is over 60 years old, is busily cooking a dish to serve her customers in a bistro Kamaishi City, a small coastal town in Iwate Prefecture famous for its steel production, fishing industry and eco-tourism. When not cooking she comes out to greet her customers, who […]

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