U.S. Dept. of Labor

The economy, stupid? Trump's first year

Donald Trump's presidency is one year old this week. His stunning election victory was heavily influenced by some of the promises he made regarding …

Economics

Police: Robbery suspect in custody after shots near school

Montpelier police say a robbery suspect is in custody after shots were fired near the high school in the Vermont city.<p>The high school and the nearby …

Crime

Total Jobs Supported by TV and Film Industries Increase, MPAA Says

The trade group also touted that the entertainment industry made $49 billion in payments to local businesses.<p>The total number of people employed by …

Television Industry

Citigroup says it will use raises to narrow pay gap

NEW YORK — Citigroup says it will slightly raise pay for women and minorities to close a gap with men and whites.<p>The big bank said an internal survey …

‘All the Money in the World,’ But Not Enough to Pay Male and Female Stars the Same?

Posted in: Civil Rights<p>Thank you, Hollywood, for providing law professors with the perfect exam hypothetical about pay discrimination. Here’s how it …

Law

Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America?

Guess which state has the highest poverty rate in the country? Not Mississippi, New Mexico, or West Virginia, but California, where nearly one out of five residents is poor. That’s according to the Census Bureau’s Supplemental Poverty Measure, which factors in the cost of housing, food, utilities …

Social Justice

Commissioner: ‘We still need to get to the bottom’ of fake FCC comments

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel said on Friday that the commission still needed to get to the bottom to what …

Net Neutrality

Trump asked why the US needs more Haitians. Mar-a-Lago may hold the answer

"Why do we need more Haitians?" President Donald Trump reportedly asked a group of lawmakers at the White House on Thursday, demanding that …

Donald Trump

Trump's Nafta Shift Could Cost Canadians and Mexicans Their Jobs on Wall Street

Canadians and Mexicans working in Wall Street’s research departments have a lot more to worry about than the next earnings season.<p>Financial firms …

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Number of workers receiving unemployment benefits falls to lowest level in 44 years

The total number of workers receiving unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in 44 years to end 2017, the Department of Labor reported …

Economy

The Legal Intelligencer

<b>Elected and Appointed</b><p>Michele G. Madera was elected to partnership in Klasko Immigration Law Partners.<p>Madera’s practice is focused on employment-based …

Law

Alaska's population declines for first time in 29 years

Alaska's population has fallen for the first time in 29 years as the state's oil-driven recession continues.<p>The Juneau Empire reports that state …

Business

PBGC Publishes Final Rule on Missing Participant Program, Joint Agency Roadmap on Due Diligence Regarding Missing Participants Emerges

On December 22, 2017, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) published a final rule (the PBGC Rule) that expands its program to track and …

Retirement

IS THERE MOLDY CANNABIS IN MASS?

<b>Contaminated flower may be getting patients and employees sick</b><p>Anne Hassel had high hopes for a new career when she applied for a job serving medical …

Boston