Posts Tagged ‘labor’

Are Federal Employees Overpaid?

Photo: Ryan Wick

By Covering Business   March 14, 2012

The Congressional Budget Office compares government salaries to those of the private sector.

How to Lower the Unemployment Rate

Photo: Eric Skiff

By Covering Business   

The Congressional Budget Office tries to determine the most cost-effective strategies.

Data Points: Labor


By Covering Business   February 20, 2012

Links to critical resources for covering the labor market.

Amid Signs of Growth, Concern Over 2012

By Covering Business   December 15, 2011

The economy is showing hints of life, but economists have not ruled out another recession.

Rising Health Care Premiums May Squeeze Wages

By Covering Business   

A recent study suggests insurance premiums have spiked this year, putting pressure on employers to cut costs.