Labor Articles

Can United and Its Labor Unions Negotiate to Prevent a Strike?

United Airlines has been planning to cut $9.9 billion in pension accounts which has angered its labor unions. If the cuts go through, the unions said that they will strike.

CN and IBEW Sign Labor Contract

CN and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) signed a tentative contract covering 644 union members who maintain and repair CN’s signals and communications systems across Canada.

The U.S. Department of Labor Issues New overtime Rules for Small Businesses

New overtime rules issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, going into effect today simplify regulations for small businesses.

Medical Transcription: A Viable Work At Home Career
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Are there really viable work at home jobs out there? This is a question that I’m asked almost daily. The fact is, there are most definitely careers that can be done from your home and there are people who are actually successful in those jobs. One of the fastest growing industries happens to be one that can be done from home: Medical Transcription.

The Dignity of Labor

I love artists, because I’m a wordsmith and they say things I can never say. Here are two of my favorite paintings about work, both by Caillebotte: