Romm: Trump to Cede Millions of High-Wage Jobs to China

January 8, 2017

Beijing’s newest 5-year energy development plan invests a stunning 2.5 trillion yuan ($360 billion) in renewable generation by 2020. Of that, $144 billion will go to solar, about $100 billion to wind, $70 billion to hydropower, and the rest to […]

Obama’s Final Jobs Report: Big Pay Gain, Slower Hiring

January 8, 2017

The figures reflect the job market’s vast improvement from the deep layoffs and surging unemployment rate that prevailed when Obama took office in January 2009. Last month, the jobless rate was just 4.7 percent, up from a nine-year low of […]

How Barack Obama Changed the Rules of the Workplace

January 8, 2017

In early 2014, as his domestic agenda languished with a Republican Congress, President Barack Obama undertook what White House staffers called the “pen-and-phone” strategy. Unable to overcome GOP opposition on Capitol Hill, the […]

Canada’s Actors Union Names New Toronto President

January 6, 2017

Theresa Tova is the new president of ACTRA Toronto, head of the Canadian actors union’s biggest chapter. Tova, who succeeds David Sparrow after a stint as ACTRA’s national treasurer, is best known as Marge on the Canadian TV drama E.N.G. […]

Hundreds of Workers to Strike UCLA Over Labor Dispute

January 6, 2017

“The strike is expected to have significant impact on critical services, and will affect students returning from winter break, as well as the public,” the union said. It urged people to reschedule nonessential medical appointments and avoid the campus […]

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