United States Department of Labor

  1. What Is The Labor Market Conundrum?

    We are facing a conundrum with investment implications: Why are wages still stagnant, ...
  2. Are You the Victim of Unfair Labor Practices?

    If you are a union member, a union leader, or a manager at a company with an established ...
  3. How Quantitative Easing Affects the Labor Market

    The Federal Reserve used quantitative easing to aid economic growth. QE has impacted ...
  4. Your Boss Can't Do That! Laws That Protect Workers

    By federal law, American employees enjoy many legal protections that– among other ...
  5. How The Bureau Of Labor Statistics Works

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the primary statistical agency for the U.S. ...
  6. Items That Cost More To Buy Than They Do To Produce

    You may just be better off making these grocery items at home, or growing them in ...
  1. What protections are in place for a whistleblower?

    Read about the possible protections offered to American whistleblowers who report on the illegal activities of their employers ...
  2. How does the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics calculate the unemployment rate published ...

    Understand the process used by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to determine the official unemployment rate for the United ...
  3. What are some of the key shortcomings of how the U.S. unemployment rate is determined ...

    Understand how the unemployment rate reported by the BLS fails to account for people who have given up looking for jobs or ...
  4. What should a whistleblower do if their employer retaliates?

    Learn what a whistleblower can do in case his employer retaliates, such as filing a complaint within an organization or the ...
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