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Cost-Of-Living Calculator by AIER

Cost-Of-Living Calculator by AIER

This calculator from the American Institute for Economic Research allows you to convert dollar values between any two years from 1913 to present, adjusting for inflation. Conversion data is based on the Consumers Price Index from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Business & Economics; Business & Economics–Economics; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools

Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor

Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor

“Workplace is a refereed, open access journal published by a collective of scholars in critical higher education promoting a new dignity in academic work.” The focus of the journal is on activism in the higher education workplace.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Criticism

Labour Briefing

Labour Briefing

Based in the UK, Labour Briefing provides “an independent voice and forum for socialist ideas in the Labour Party and trade unions.” The publication includes news, editorials, special features, and reviews. A subscription is needed to read articles from the current issue, however the website provides excerpts from the current issue and the full t …
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics

House Committee on Education and the Workforce

House Committee on Education and the Workforce

The committee that monitors legislation on education, child labor, school food programs, workers’ compensation, vocational rehabilitation, labor wages and hours, and work incentive programs.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Education

WEAC: Wisconsin Education Association Council

WEAC: Wisconsin Education Association Council

You can find a good summary of the positions of the protestors, as well as useful links to other related sites, at this website, created by the Wisconsin Education Association Council, a union representing approximately 98,000 public school teachers in the state and one of the groups that has come out most strongly against Governor Walker’s proposa …
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace

Wisconsin: News and videos about Wisconsin – CNN.com

Wisconsin: News and videos about Wisconsin – CNN.com

Find the latest news on the controversy in Wisconsin at this CNN page dedicated to covering the story from all angles. The page has links to background stories as well as the latest news.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Legislation; Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace–Labor Unions; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US State & Regional; Reference–News & Current Events–Television & Radio News

Collective Bargaining

Collective Bargaining

Encyclopedia.com’s information page on collective bargaining. Features definitions and explanations from reputable dictionary and encyclopedia sources, links to related articles from print and online news sources, and YouTube video coverage pertaining to collective bargaining in the United States.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Business & Economics–Employment

Teamster Magazine

Teamster Magazine

Reporting on labor legislation that affects workers, and news on the actions of Teamsters unions around the United States. Includes sections on union organizing and navigating the judicial system.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace–Labor Unions–G Through M; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Office of Disability Employment Policy

Office of Disability Employment Policy

Government website with information for employers, businesses, and the disability community on recruiting, hiring, and employing people with disabilities. Resources include disability employment statistics, public education materials, and policy research publications.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Businesspeople With Disabilities; Business & Economics–Business Administration & Management–Human Resources

Employing People with Disabilities

Employing People with Disabilities

List of resources on the laws governing the employment of people with disabilities, worksite accomodations, and federal tax incentives for employers. Includes information for workers on the Americans with Disabilities Act and on vocational rehabilitation programs.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Businesspeople With Disabilities; Business & Economics–Business Administration & Management–Human Resources

Playwrights Guild of Canada

Playwrights Guild of Canada

The Playwrights Guild of Canada is a national association of professional and emerging playwrights. Describes PGC programs, publishes news, lists playwright members, publishes information about contracts and productions,and links to related organizations outside of PGC.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainment & Leisure–Theater; Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace–Labor Unions–N Through Z

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor

“The U.S. Department of Labor is charged with preparing the American workforce for new and better jobs, and ensuring the adequacy of America’s workplaces. It is responsible for the administration and enforcement of over 180 federal statutes. These legislative mandates and the regulations produced to implement them cover a wide variety of workp …
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Departments; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Economic

Office of Compliance, U.S. Congress

Office of Compliance, U.S. Congress

“The Office of Compliance advances safety, health, and workplace rights in the U.S. Congress and the Legislative Branch. Established as an independent agency by the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, the Office educates employees and employing offices about their rights and responsibilities under the Act, provides an impartial dispute resolu …
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Congressional Agencies

Guides for Specific Careers

Guides for Specific Careers

This site is packed with information to help you plan your career. “What kind of training or education is required? What can you earn? What kind of environment will you work in?” A well organized and annotated guide to other Internet career guides and resume information. Includes California job listings.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Business & Economics–Employment–Job Searching & Employee Recruiting

The Council on Competitiveness

The Council on Competitiveness

A nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization comprised of business, labor, academic and government leaders. Website presents their initiatives and publications that evaluate economic challenges and promote innovation in the United States.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Think Tanks; Business & Economics–Economics; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations

Bureau of Labor Statistics Data

Bureau of Labor Statistics Data

United States Federal Government “fact-finding agency” covering the fields of labor economics and statistics. Reports on employment and unemployment, inflation and prices, pay and benefits, productivity and technology, spending and time management, etc. The site also provides tools for analyzing or viewing data.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Business & Economics–Statistics

Occupational Outlook Quarterly

Occupational Outlook Quarterly

“OOQ provides practical information on jobs and careers. Articles are written in straightforward, non-technical language and cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Business & Economics–Employment

The Militant

The Militant

“A socialist newsweekly published in the interests of working people.” Based in New York, with labor-related news from around the world.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States); Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace

The Amateur Computerist Newsletter

The Amateur Computerist Newsletter

“The Amateur Computerist grew out of a battle against the cancellation of computer programming classes for hourly workers at the Ford Rouge Factory. The newsletter deals with computer issues and labor issues. The Amateur Computerist is dedicated to support for grassroots efforts and movements like the “computers for the people movement” that gave b …
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Computers & Internet–Programming

The National Agricultural Workers Survey

The National Agricultural Workers Survey

“The U.S. Department of Labor is the only national information source on the demographics, and working and living conditions of U.S. farmworkers. Since the NAWS began surveying farmworkers in 1988, it has collected information from over 25,000 workers. The survey samples all crop farmworkers in three cycles each year in order to capture the seasona …
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Business & Economics–Agribusiness

United States Department of Labor: Worker’s Resource Page

United States Department of Labor: Worker’s Resource Page

“Provides a shortcut to information and services the Department of Labor (DOL) offers for workers.” Includes a link to compliance assistance information and resources that explain the laws enforced and administered by the DOL.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government