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how the government measures unemployment bureau of labor - why does the government collect statistics on the unemployed when workers are unemployed they their families and the country as a whole lose workers and their families lose wages and the country loses the goods or services that could have been produced in addition the purchasing power of, labor history of the united states wikipedia - the labor history of the united states describes the history of organized labor us labor law and more general history of working people in the united states beginning in the 1930s unions became important components of the democratic party however some historians have not understood why no labor party emerged in the united states in contrast to western europe, labor 2030 the collision of demographics automation and - executive summary demographics automation and inequality have the potential to dramatically reshape our world in the 2020s and beyond our analysis shows that the collision of these forces could trigger economic disruption far greater than we have experienced over the past 60 years see figure 1, how unions help all workers economic policy institute - unions have a substantial impact on the compensation and work lives of both unionized and non unionized workers this report presents current data on unions effect on wages fringe benefits total compensation pay inequality and workplace protections, five reasons half of you will be freelancers in 2020 - is the global recession over hard to say according to the bureau of labor statistics the unemployment rate dropped from 7 2 to 6 6 over the past six months however a recent gallup poll found, the employment situation october 2018 bureau of labor - 2 household survey data the unemployment rate remained at 3 7 percent in october and the number of unemployed persons was little changed at 6 1 million over the year the unemployment rate and the number of unemployed persons declined by 0 4 percentage point and 449 000 respectively, 10 reasons texas is america s future time com - in the coming decades some people may even go to extremes in low cost living like making their homes in micro houses of say about 400 sq ft and costing 20 000 to 40 000 or going off the grid entirely, how today s unions help working people giving workers the - unions raise wages for both union and nonunion workers for typical workers hourly pay growth has been sluggish for decades rising 0 3 percent per year or 9 9 percent in all from 1979 to 2015, coalition of labor union women about cluw - the coalition of labor union women is america s only national organization for union women formed in 1974 cluw is a nonpartisan organization within the union movement, weekly orange county progressive - september new sep 2 sunday 2 3pm irvine green party of oc students for city council new sep 4 tuesday 4 6pm laguna beach what are congressional communities workshop new sep 4 tuesday 4 30 8pm orange results gathering in support of the poor people s campaign new sep 4 29 tuesday thursday saturday 5 8pm santa ana tenants united santa ana and vecindario lacy en acci n rent control, america works thoughts on an exceptional u s labor - the u s labor market is the most laissez faire of any developed nation with a weak social safety net and little government regulation compared to europe or japan, child slavery and chocolate all too easy to find the - random ha ha they are complaining about a 16 year old working at sixteen i worked full time for food to eat and any essential supplies so my day started at school at 07 30hrs and ended at 22 30hrs, amazon com sleeping giant the untapped economic and - sleeping giant the untapped economic and political power of america s new working class kindle edition by tamara draut download it once and read it on your kindle device pc phones or tablets use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while reading sleeping giant the untapped economic and political power of america s new working class, trouble in the making the future of manufacturing led - despite a rising bar for economies to be globally competitive there are opportunities ahead for developing countries the production of tradable goods such as textiles garments and footwear continue to be labor intensive and do not feature much automation yet, retired site pbs programs pbs - if you are a teacher searching for educational material please visit pbs learningmedia for a wide range of free digital resources spanning preschool through 12th grade, spokane rising it s our city let s build it up - the wonder building is the most exciting adaptive reuse in spokane since the sierr building at mckinstry station was completed in 2010 like that building the wonder is expected to host businesses working in the creative economy