Opinion: 7.8% Unemployment Rate Is QuestionableObviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.
Labor Department Provides Additional $6M Grant To Ex-NUMMI WorkersThe U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday a $6 million grant to continue re-employment services for more than 4,800 workers directly affected by the closure of the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. auto plant in Fremont two years ago.
U.S. Labor Secretary Touts Green Jobs In Silicon ValleyU.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Wednesday that Silicon Valley is a good example of how a clean energy revolution is helping put Americans back to work.
Labor Sec. And Bay Area Business Leaders Discuss Workplace FlexibilityBusiness leaders from the Bay Area joined US Labor Secretary Hilda Solis in Southern California Thursday to discuss workplace flexibility for hourly employees.
Unemployed Honored on Labor Day