News From: unemployment

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 12, 2016

Systemic hiring practices

This column first appeared in the Long Island Business News.The issue of income inequality has moved to the forefront of political conversations across the United States in the past few years. As CEO...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 15, 2016

How the T.A.A. works

Global trade affects thousands of workers across the United States each year. To try and help those affected, the government has set in place a program called Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). TAA...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 03, 2013

Kansas leading the way

News from msn; If you're an out-of-work stripper, you can collect unemployment while looking for a new place to shake your tassels. That's the ruling from the Kansas Supreme Court, anyway,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 07, 2012

Where was Labor voice this weekend?

We were heartbroken to not see any Labor Day messages in Long Guy Lands Newsday this past Labor Day weekend. Sources tell us that the paper had to make room for the Conventions. Where a Labor Day Op...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 25, 2011

Our Leaders in Albany Have a Choice

OUR LEADERS IN ALBANY HAVE A CHOICE... Give the wealthiest NYers a $5 billion tax cut? - or - Have working families make all the sacrifices? So why does New York State want to give a $5 billion tax...