How Immigration Reform Could Harm U.S. Citizens

There are about 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, according to The New York Times, and many of these individuals and households are supported by wages paid under the table. Factories, farms and other labor-intensive industries have traditionally benefited from hiring undocumented workers who will accept very low wages. New immigration reform […]

Walker signs bill barring workers from collecting damages for employment discrimination

ShareThis Walker signs bill barring workers from collecting damages for employment discrimination 06 Apr 2012 Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that prohibits workers from collecting damages in employment discrimination cases. Under current state law, employees who prevail in discrimination lawsuits can collect between $ 50,000 and $ 300,000 in compensatory and punitive […]

America’s Sham Economic Recovery

The Intel Hub By Stephen Lendman February 12, 2012 Official government data are manipulated. Credibility’s entirely lacking. Reported good news is hype. Grim underlying reality is suppressed. The monthly Labor Department jobs report is typical. Progressive Radio News Hour regular economist Jack Rasmus calls the latest January one “largely statistical legerdemain.” A reported 243,000 nonfarm […]

16 Things Libya Will Never See Again

(DISINFO)   There is no electricity bill in Libya; electricity is free for all its citizens. There is no interest on loans, banks in Libya are state-owned and loans given to all its citizens at zero percent interest by law. Having a home considered a human right in Libya. All newlyweds in Libya receive $ […]

September Layoffs Highest in 2 Years

From Reuters Service sector activity growth slowed in September, but other data on Wednesday showed private employment up modestly for the month, suggesting that overall the economic recovery is sluggish. Service sector activity slowed as a contraction in employment eclipsed a jump in new orders, but a second report showed private-sector employers overall added more […]

Older interns signal gloomy labor market

By Alexandra Alper A media relations manager until she joined the millions of unemployed Americans two years ago, Romanaux spent the spring building contact lists and fetching lunches as she tried to keep alive her chances of resuming full employment. “You have to suck it up sometimes and do what a 17-year-old would happily do […]