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Spanish Amazon Workers to Go on Strike for 3 Days

Spanish Amazon Workers to Go on Strike for 3 Days

Nearly 1,000 Spanish speaking Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) workers have been called on to go on strike and walk out for three days next week, during Amazon’s Prime Day week, by Spanish labor unions to dispute efforts to reduce worker rights. The stri..

Wage Increase Stagnation in an Environment of Declining Productivity and Increasing Inflation

Wage Increase Stagnation in an Environment of Declining Productivity and Increasing Inflation

In 2017, with the historically low unemployment rate of 3.9% and over 200,000 jobs gain through 2018, the wage growth remained sluggish. According to historical data provided by Labor Department, there is a 4.3% rose in 2000 when the unemployment ra..

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Increase Slightly

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Increase Slightly

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but it still suggested that labor market is still strong.Initial claims for unemployment benefits increased by 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 229,000 in the week ended..

National Institute of Health partners with 11 Biopharma companies for Cancer Research

National Institute of Health partners with 11 Biopharma companies for Cancer Research

The National Institutes of Health and 11 biopharmaceutical companies today launched the Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies (PACT). This is a five-year-public-private research collaboration totaling $215 million as part of the Cancer Moons..

Smartphones to be Produced in India

Smartphones to be Produced in India

India has been growing an interest in developing smartphones but is up in the air right now since there is a lack of skilled labor and suppliers as well as a complex tax regime. Under the slogan ‘Make in India’, the Prime Minister aims t..

U.S Jobless Claims Fall 23,000 to 259,000

U.S Jobless Claims Fall 23,000 to 259,000

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell unexpectedly last week as the impact of Hurricane in Texas and Florida continues to fade.Initial claims for unemployment benefits decreased by 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 259,000 in t..

Job Growth Slows in August

Job Growth Slows in August

The U.S. economy created less-than-expected jobs in August and unemployment rate edged higher from a 16-year low.According to a report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in August and the unemployment r..