Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Federal Court Blocks Implementation Of Overtime Pay Regulation After 21 States SueA federal court is blocking implementation of a regulation that would make an estimated 4 million more higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay.
Two Philadelphia Companies Fined For Minimum Wage ViolationsStanley Creations and Asendia have agreed to pay more than $760,000 to hundreds of minimum wages workers who were not paid the correct amount.
Judge Tells Company To Pay Back Wages After Making Workers Clock Out For Bathroom BreaksThe Department of Labor says the company did not pay workers during bathroom and other short breaks, making them clock out.
Family And Medical Leave Act Forms RevisedThe Department of Labor just revised forms that employers need to use if an employee needs Family and Medical Leave Act Leave.
Senator Toomey Aims To Lower Unemployment Rate Among Nation's VeteransA meeting was held today in Montgomery County to discuss ways to lower the unemployment rate of recent military veterans. Among the speakers, Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey.
Philadelphia Architect Fights Subpoena In Fatal Building Collapse An architect involved in a fatal building demolition in Philadelphia is refusing to turn over documents sought by the Department of Labor.
EVRAZ Suspends Operations at Claymont Mill, Affecting 375 EmployeesOn Monday, Evraz North America, which took over control of Claymont Steel in 2008, announced to its employees that it will be suspending operations at the Claymont mill.
Report: Pa. Unemployment Rose In December, More People Seeking WorkThe state Department of Labor and Industry said December's unemployment rate rose to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent. The national unemployment rate is 7.8 percent.
Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal PressThe newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.
Opinion: 7.8% Unemployment Rate Is QuestionableObviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.
Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And SpinsThe blatant lies and the desperate spins generated from the “left” have been absolutely frightening. What’s extremely sad for them is that they don’t have a prayer of keeping the White House without creating lies and spinning obvious negatives into self-reported positives.