Labor

An NFL referee (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement Refs

Want to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.

09/25/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And Spins

The blatant lies and the desperate spins generated from the “left” have been absolutely frightening. What’s extremely sad for them is that they don’t have a prayer of keeping the White House without creating lies and spinning obvious negatives into self-reported positives.

08/06/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Latest Class Warfare Speech

Obama’s latest speech on tax cuts for the middle class is just a retread of his tired class warfare rhetoric and strategy.

07/10/2012

office, work, cubicle, computer

Employers Taking Advantage Of Unpaid Interns

More adults are willing to take an unpaid internship in order to get their foot in the door. But are those positions worth it?

06/28/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: You Weren’t Fired You Were Outsourced

Mitt Romney’s contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don’t matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.

06/27/2012

Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich at Harvard.

Newt Gingrich Criticized For Stance On Child Labor Laws

Former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich suggested inner-city schoolchildren can best learn the value of a paycheck by maintaining their own buildings.

12/05/2011

Steven Tolman, President of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO

Keller @ Large: Tolman Hopes To Change Image Of AFL-CIO

Political editor Jon Keller talked to Tolman about his top priorities in his new post and the Occupy Boston protests.

10/16/2011

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Dorchester Mom Gives Birth In Rush Hour Traffic

A local mom found herself in the middle of quite an ordeal during rush hour Tuesday morning in Boston.

08/09/2011

Agreement Reached To Reduce Health Care Costs For Massachusetts Cities and Towns

An agreement has been reached at the Statehouse on a plan to reduce the cost to Massachusetts cities and towns of providing health care for municipal employees.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/09/2011

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NFL Not Alone: NBA, NHL, MLB Also Face Labor Issues

The NFL is not the only American professional sports league facing a possible work stoppage. The other three major sports league may face similar issues down the road.

03/03/2011

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