Wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, more evidence that stronger hiring isn’t raising pay for most Americans.
Targeting stagnant wages in an otherwise improving economy, President Barack Obama on Monday called on employers, educational institutions and local governments to develop a home grown high technology workforce that could help drive up higher-income employment.
The Census Bureau found the poverty rate in 2013 was 14.5 percent, down from 15 percent in 2012. White House credits job growth for decline.
The new year is bringing a host of new laws taking effect in January or thereabouts.
Workers from two Smithsonian Institution museum eateries are staging a one-day strike calling for the federally funded museums to ensure they are paid a ‘living wage.’
Prospects for a Senate deal on an ambitious rewrite of the nation’s immigration laws improved markedly as business and labor appeared ready to set aside their differences over a new low-skilled worker program holding up the agreement.
New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that men continue to earn more money than woman in Virginia.