Mar 29, 2012 The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa gathered in New Delhi today for a summit for the so-called BRICS group of emerging economies. At the top of agenda is a proposal to establish their own development bank.
Mar 16, 2012 The Taiwan-based manufacturer will also cut down on excessive overtime. What will this mean for its purchasers -- like Apple -- and consumers?
Feb 6, 2012 Acts after threats from government
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Feb 2, 2012 The government was set to impose new rules limiting the work kids are allowed to do on farms, but those rules are being reconsidered after an outcry from farmers.
Feb 2, 2012 The new law means workers can't be forced to join a union in order to get or keep a job. Proponents say it'll bring more jobs into the state; opponents say it could lead to a decline in working conditions.
Jan 31, 2012 While other American firms have set up camp in the country, Starbucks is planning to open its first store in India in September.
Dec 28, 2011 The National Labor Relations Board is about to lose the ability to enforce the nation's labor laws. On Dec. 31st, three of the five seats on the Board will become vacant. Without a quorum, the NLRB cannot decide cases.
Feb 2, 2012 The administration's proposal could help a growing industry retain workers. But some say high labor costs could limit care for the elderly and disabled.
Nov 25, 2011 The decision could mean big bucks for American companies like Wal-Mart, but some are nervous to what that could mean for local businesses.