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Millennials can’t get anything done at work because they’re wasting time on social media

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

Millennials are a problem at work.

At least, that’s what people are telling the Dallas Federal Reserve.

On Tuesday, the latest Dallas Fed manufacturing… 407 more words

Money Matters

Low-wage workers demand $15 and a union

By WILLIAM WOOD

— CHICAGO — Despite a torrential downpour and thunderstorms, more than 2000 low-wage workers and supporters marched up 22nd St. in Oak Brook, Ill., to the McDonald’s national headquarters on May 25 to demand a $15 minimum wage and union rights. 832 more words

Labor

Daily Chat Forum No 13 child slavery

Is child labor good? Is it child servitude? Or child slavery? Some children are bread winners in their families. Many children survive in life because they are able to work but the jobs they do are mostly menial jobs in homes or factories. 22 more words

Children

Economic Growth as Salvation

For those of us concerned about socioeconomic trends and their consequences, Robert Gordon’s The Rise and Fall of American Growth is one of the most important books we’ll see in 2016.  1,002 more words
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Tens of thousands of striking Verizon workers may finally go back to work

After one of the biggest labor strikes in recent US history, nearly 40,000 Verizon employees may finally return to work.

The Communications Workers of America union, joined by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, announced today a possible pact with Verizon that includes an 11% raise for workers over four years, some changes to the health benefits, and the creation of 1,300 new call center jobs in the US, the… 135 more words

Quote of the day: Uniting against trade pacts

From Serge Halimi, writing in Le Monde Diplomatique:

The intricacies of trade agreements often discourage protest, as it is very hard to know which stage of the process to scrutinise most closely, or which apparently technical measure may conceal potential social devastation.

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