labor
+ Generate Cloud Share

NY Times /
Amazon and New York Unions Had ‘Productive Meeting,’ Then Came a Shock

Labor groups aiming to organize a Staten Island warehouse were in talks with the company a day before it abandoned plans for a Queens headquarters.

NY Times /
Europe’s Middle Class Is Shrinking. Spain Bears Much of the Pain.

Europe’s recovery from its economic crisis has left many in the middle class vulnerable. In Spain, a model of economic and labor reform, precariousness is growing.

The Wall Street Journal /
Amazon Project Foundered on Labor Organizing, Debate Over Subsidies

Amazon scuttled its New York City project after talks to resolve the matter of labor organizing and to ease political opposition to subsidies failed ...

The Wall Street Journal /
Transcript: WSJ Interview With San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly

San Francisco Fed leader Mary Daly discusses her outlook for interest rates and the economy, the winding down of the Fed’s bond portfolio, and ...

VoA /
Global Unemployment Has Reached Lowest Level in a Decade

A new report finds the world’s unemployment rate has dropped to five percent, the lowest level since the global economic crisis in 2008. The ...

Washinton Post /
South Korea’s 100-Year Grievance With Japan Still Isn’t Settled

South Korea’s Supreme Court has held two of Japan’s largest companies liable for compensation in cases of forced labor during Japan’s 1910-45 ...

Top words for USA Business
Create your own
Word Cloud
VoA /
Turkey Opens Government Vegetable Stalls in Battle with Inflation

Battling a sharp rise in food costs, Turkish authorities opened their own markets on Monday to sell cheap vegetables directly to shoppers, cutting out retailers who the government has accused of jacking up prices. Crowds queued outside ...

Washinton Post /
The vanishing jobs the Labor Department can’t track anymore

Some industries have shed so many jobs that, as of this month, the Labor Department can no longer publish data on them.

Washinton Post /
Stop the presses: Commercial printers and other vanishing jobs the Labor Department can’t track anymore

Some industries have shed so many jobs that, as of this month, the Labor Department can no longer publish data on them.

VoA /
Algerian Brain Drain is Pre-election Headache for Government

No matter who wins Algeria's presidential election, 29-year-old cardiologist Moumen Mohamed plans to seek his fortune elsewhere. He is one of a ...

VoA /
UN Sees Poverty Hope in African Uptake of Child Welfare Payments

The spread of state welfare for children around Africa has the potential to make a major dent in global poverty, the United Nations said on ...

VoA /
For Migrants in Russia, Shattered Dreams and Uncertain Futures

Long before she became just one of the financially destitute legions of street sweepers that dot Moscow's bitterly cold winter landscape, Shaknoza Ishankulova had simply wanted to do the right thing. It was 2008, and the recent Uzbekistan National ...

The Wall Street Journal /
Economy Notches 100th Straight Month of Increased Employment

Tested in January by a government shutdown, market volatility and uncertainty about global growth, the U.S. labor market notched its 100th straight month of increased employment.

The Wall Street Journal /
Shutdown Had Little Impact on Strong Jobs Picture

The partial government shutdown, which closed many federal offices for a record-setting 35 days, did little to dent a robust U.S. labor market.

Washinton Post /
Why the shutdown didn’t tank the January jobs report

Here's how the shutdown did and did not affect the U.S. labor market in January.

VoA /
Robust US Job Market Likely Defied Shutdown

U.S. employers likely kept adding jobs at a healthy pace in January even in the face of threats ranging from weakening global growth to the Trump ...

NY Times /
Why This Jobs Report Will Be a Mess

The lengthy government shutdown will make the Labor Department’s employment data for January hard to interpret.

VoA /
Brazil's Fight Against Urban Slavery Getting Harder

A surge in cases of urban slavery in Brazil brings new challenges for prosecutors and labor inspectors, top government officials said on Wednesday. Last year 523 workers were found in slavery-like conditions during labor inspections in Brazilian cities, about 225 more than in 2017, government data released Friday shows. "We found that there is ...

VoA /
Athens Aims to Deliver Goods,Services Free of Forced Labor

Athens is aiming to ensure that all the goods and services the local government provides to its residents are free of forced labor, under a pilot project launched on Wednesday that officials and activists hope will set an example across Greece.    The Athens municipality plans to create a level playing field for its suppliers by working solely ...

VoA /
Chinese Firm Shifts US Investment Away From Manufacturing

China's largest employer said Wednesday it is shifting away from construction of a mammoth electronics factory in the U.S., a facility that President Donald Trump once heralded as the rebirth of manufacturing in the country's heartland. Foxconn Technology Group said the global market environment has forced it to turn the project in the ...

Reuters /
McDonald's warns of headaches in 2019 as overseas business booms

McDonald's Corp warned higher labor costs, expenses for remodeling stores and a stronger dollar would weigh on its earnings in 2019, after a strong ...

Reuters /
McDonald's expects labor costs, strong dollar to hit earnings this year

McDonald's Corp expects earnings per share this year to be pressured by higher labor and restaurant remodeling costs and the impact of a stronger ...

VoA /
Rising-Star Philippine Economy Slips, 2019 Seen as Pivotal

The Philippines ranked among Asia’s 10 fastest growing economies in 2017. Consumer power, remittances from overseas workers and an influx of call ...

VoA /
Mexico Teachers Block Railway Lines; Food Shortages Feared

Mexico could soon face a shortage of staple foods such as corn flour and wheat flour as railways remain blocked after two weeks of teacher protests ...

VoA /
Greece Plans 11 Percent Minimum Wage Hike

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Monday plans to increase the standard minimum monthly wage by about 11 percent, the first such hike since the country's debt crisis erupted almost a decade ago. The country emerged in August from its third international bailout since 2010 and the government, which faces a national election this ...

The Wall Street Journal /
America's Hidden Workforce Returns

Nathan Mort, a 37-year-old with autism, is part of a wave of disabled Americans joining or returning to the U.S. labor force thanks to robust hiring, breaking a long-running trend that pushed millions to the sidelines of work.

VoA /
Commission: Put People First in Drive to Automate Jobs

The world of work is going through a major transformation. Technological advances are creating new jobs and at the same time leaving many people behind as their skills are no longer needed. A new study by the International Labor Organization’s ...

See More  
back to top