(Phys.org) —Happiness makes people more productive at work, according to the latest research from the University of Warwick.
Teachers' unions have little impact on a school district's allocation of money, including teacher pay and spending per student, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Labor Economics.
A study published in the October issue of the Journal of Labor Economics suggests an unexpected consequence of the housing bust: lower college attendance.
(Phys.org) —Parents these days name their babies Jacob or Isabella instead of John or Mary for similar reasons that people decades ago bought cars with tailfins instead of Edsels—because they are fashionable, according ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Members of the clergy may answer to a higher power, but new research suggests they respond to the invisible hand of the market as well. A study published in the Journal of Labor Economics finds that Methodist ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Labor union experiences lead Latino immigrants to greater civic participation, a USC Dornsife study found.
(AP)—Samsung Electronics Co. says its audit of Chinese suppliers found illegal labor practices such as excessive overtime.
The Great Recession and ensuing job crisis continue to take a toll on union membership, according to UCLA's annual report on organized labor.
Have American jobs become less stable? Do workers change employers more frequently than in the past?
Saving labor: Political scientist says our system of improving factory conditions around the world is broken
The existence of harsh labor conditions in factories around the world is a pressing moral issue. But to improve those conditions, we should regard it as a logistical issue, too.