Great news for U.S. workers: we're currently experiencing one of the tightest labor markets in American history. The bad news (for employers, but maybe not job seekers): the U.S. facing a serious "skills gap". According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, our country currently has over 7 million unfi...
Today’s labor report brought mostly good news for workers. First, private sector jobs grew by 215,000 from November to December. Second, U.S. companies reported a dramatic fall in the number of layoffs during December, a new report signals. Even more promising, the rate of layoffs in 2012 was the ...
According to an announcement by the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), the minimum wage in Washington State is scheduled to increase to $9.19 per hour on January 1, 2013, Each year L&I determines the state’s minimum wage as required by Initiative 688, passed by Washington voters...