In Italy, having a job for life is as Italian as pasta or a cappuccino. But that may not be the case for much longer. Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has proposed changes to the Italian labor law which would make it easier for companies to hire and fire employees.
As President Obama gears up for a Thursday speech before Congress about his jobs agenda, a civil rights leader in his hometown is urging him to focus on proposing massive investment in construction projects.With official unemployment hovering above 9 percent, the president is expected to propose tra
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is giving labor leaders a choice: agree to work-rule changes or face 625 layoffs. Emanuel says that's the decision on the table as he works to deal with the city's budget crisis. The Democrat says he's identified 625 jobs to cut, but he says that won't be necessa
A controversial collective bargaining law goes into effect Wednesday in Wisconsin after months of protests and debate.The new state law that brought thousands of demonstrators to the state Capitol cuts pay for public employees by about eight percent.