Employment

How Furloughed Feds Are Spending Their First Day Back at Work (CHART)
October 17, 2013

Thursday morning, hundreds of thousands of federal workers who were furloughed due to the government shutdown awoke to the amazing, awful news that they were expected back at work today because Congress had reached a deal Wednesday night to fund the

How Do Fast-Food Wages Compare to Other Jobs'?
August 01, 2013

Today marks the fourth day in the largest fast-food walkout in U.S. history. One of the strikers’ key demands is a $15 hourly wage, slightly more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25.

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