Jan 31, 2013 According to a new report, January layoffs were up 24 percent from December but down 24 percent from the previous year, which could indicate relatively low unemployment rates for the month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is scheduled to release the latest unemployment numbers on Friday.
Jan 30, 2013 Two years ago President Obama created a council to advise him on ways to create jobs. What did it accomplish?
Jan 18, 2013 Chistopher Ashcraft was born on January 20, 1985, the day of Ronald Reagan's second inauguration. Today, Ashcraft says traveling around the globe has given him new perspective on the American experience.
Jan 15, 2013 Even with big promises from major employers such as Walmart, the employment of returning military poses challenges.
Jan 14, 2013 World's largest retailer experiments with smaller stores on college campuses
Jan 10, 2013 Vice President Joe Biden included Walmart in his invites to an industry meeting on gun safety. Why? Walmart is one of the biggest seller of guns in the U.S. Just like it's the biggest seller of men's underwear, dog food and many other things.
Jan 9, 2013 Vice President Joe Biden invited all sorts of industries involved with guns to a summit meeting on gun violence. Does accepting the invite amount to accepting responsibility?
Jan 10, 2013 A sonic tour of Walmart fans and foes as a judge moves a case against Walmart one step forward.
Feb 11, 2013 Walmart has been added to a class action suit by workers who don't actually work for Walmart.
Jan 4, 2013 Imagine working and not getting paid for it. It's more common than you might think. Wage theft happens when companies cheat workers out of earned income. Labor advocate Kim Bobo talks about the pervasiveness of this problem and how to fight it.