Labor

Obama Calls For 7-Days Sick Leave Per Year

Obama Calls For 7-Days Sick Leave Per Year

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit   White House Unveils New Steps to Strengthen Working Families Across America Thursday, the President unveiedl new proposals to strengthen the middle class by giving working families the flexibility to balance their families and jobs and giving all Americans the opportunity to earn sick days.  Building on the […]

Why We Should Raise The Minimum Wage (INTERACTIVE)

Why We Should Raise The Minimum Wage (INTERACTIVE)

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit In his State of the Union address, President Obama called on Congress to raise the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour, and soon after signed an Executive Order to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for the individuals working on new federal service contracts. Raising […]

7 Actions Taken By Obama To Create Jobs And Promote Economic Opportunity

7  Actions Taken By Obama To Create Jobs And Promote Economic Opportunity

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Conservatives driving you insane claiming President Obama is doing nothing to create jobs, to insure economic opportunity for working class Americans? The President will continue to work with Congress wherever he can to keep our economy moving forward and creating jobs. But in the meantime, he’s also going […]

Optimism Surrounds June’s Job Growth Report

Optimism Surrounds June’s Job Growth Report

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The 1.4 million jobs added in the first half of this year are the most in any first half since 1999. Furthermore, this is the first time since September 1999-January 2000 we have seen total job growth above 200,000 for five straight months. While today’s jobs report is […]