Jobbing Archive: August, 2012

Temporary employees earn less

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Temporary workers tend to earn 18 percent less than people in the same occupation who have fulltime work, says a study from the UC Berkley's... Read more

Union-management: Just talking

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How much talking can a company and union do before the employees have voted to approve the union? In a case involving Michigan automotive parts... Read more

Huge declines in tool and die employment

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America's tool and die companies find themselves in an odd place. On the one hand, according to a Congressional report, one-third of all tool... Read more

Enforcing non-compete contracts

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More and more employers are enforcing non-compete and confidentiality provisions in court, employment lawyer Sara A. Begley told me as she... Read more

Employment lawyer vs. labor lawyer

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An employment lawyer and a labor lawyer walk into a bar... OK, that was to lure you in, but I spent some time with Michael D. Jones and John... Read more