Tag Archive: work

Apr 03

Young workers and Social Security

By Phylis Dills Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Little Rock, AR   Summer will be here before we know it. That means millions of high school and college students will be searching for jobs. Whether a new worker is beginning the career of a lifetime or just earning some extra money for the school …

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Feb 07

Is Mitt Romney out of touch?

By Bill Wilson Within hours of his big win in Florida, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney again raised questions about whether he is in touch with the American people, telling reporters, “I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there. If it needs repair, I’ll fix it.” Really? The nation has …

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Dec 05

Hardly working

Unemployed and under-employed Americans are enduring hiring discrimination as well as financial and emotional distress. By David Elliot Many people know that some 14 million Americans, officially about 9 percent of the nation’s work force, are unemployed. Another 12 million are under-employed. That means they’d like full-time work but can’t get it, or maybe they’re …

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Aug 31

A tip for Joe the Machinist: Watch your back

By Sam Pizzigati You work hard. You do good work. You loyally stick with your employer through good times and bad. Do you have a right to a paycheck that rises over time? On any Labor Day over the last 50 years, the answer — from labor and management alike — would be obvious: Of …

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Jul 19

Sleazy corporate holiday

By Donald Kaul My father, long dead, spent his working years in tool and die shops in Detroit, an experience from which he crafted a political, economic, and social philosophy of life. “They’re all in it together,” he would say. That was the very core of the philosophy. Were high wages bad because they made …

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Feb 17

Transitioning from the military

Reentering the civilian workforce after a career in the armed forces can be challenging even during the best of times. But with today’s economic uncertainty and high unemployment rates, retiring and discharged military personnel may need extra help to develop a game plan and manage their personal finances during that transition. The issue has gained …

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