VOA News: Labor Fri, 04 Sep 2009 13:54:30 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America US Jobless Rate Jumps to 26-Year High Fri, 04 Sep 2009 13:54:30 +0200 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 13:54:30 -0400 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 13:54:30 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-04-voa22.cfm?rss=labor Unemployment rate hits 9.7 percent in August "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-04-voa22.cfm?RSS=Labor" New Yorkers Reflect on the Meaning of Work Fri, 04 Sep 2009 14:27:04 +0200 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 14:27:04 -0400 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 14:27:04 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-09-04-voa27.cfm?rss=labor For many, the rewards of work are far more than a paycheck "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-09-04-voa27.cfm?RSS=Labor" Zimbabwe Teachers Union Comes Off Sidelines With Partial Strike Call Fri, 04 Sep 2009 18:04:08 +0200 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 18:04:08 -0400 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 18:04:08 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-09-04-voa51.cfm?rss=labor The partial strike was seen as a compromise between PTUZ officials and rank-and-file union members, many of whom were said to have already joined a strike launched Wednesday by the Zimbabwe Teachers Association "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-09-04-voa51.cfm?RSS=Labor" Obama's Labor Day Speech Calls for Support on Health Care Reform Mon, 07 Sep 2009 15:19:31 +0200 Mon, 07 Sep 2009 15:19:31 -0400 Mon, 07 Sep 2009 15:19:31 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-07-voa16.cfm?rss=labor President's remarks to labor union workers in Ohio preview key upcoming speech on health care reform "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-07-voa16.cfm?RSS=Labor" Some Schools Open in Zimbabwe As Main Teachers Unions Go Separate Ways Mon, 07 Sep 2009 17:55:05 +0200 Mon, 07 Sep 2009 17:55:05 -0400 Mon, 07 Sep 2009 17:55:05 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-09-07-voa28.cfm?rss=labor Zimbabwean teachers now receive about US$150 a month which the Zimbabwe Teachers Association has demanded be increased to US$700 "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-09-07-voa28.cfm?RSS=Labor" Zimbabwe Education Minister Pledges to Keep Engaging Striking Teachers Wed, 09 Sep 2009 18:24:42 +0200 Wed, 09 Sep 2009 18:24:42 -0400 Wed, 09 Sep 2009 18:24:42 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-09-09-voa48.cfm?rss=labor ZIMTA officials want salaries to rise from an average of about US$150 to US$500 a month, which the government has said it cannot afford "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-09-09-voa48.cfm?RSS=Labor" Zimbabwe Labor Officials Attend Convention of American Confederation Tue, 15 Sep 2009 16:33:52 +0200 Tue, 15 Sep 2009 16:33:52 -0400 Tue, 15 Sep 2009 16:33:52 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-09-15-voa31.cfm?rss=labor ZCTU Secretary General Wellington Chibebe said Zimbabwean workers could learn much from the relationship between the U.S. trade union movement and the American government "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-09-15-voa31.cfm?RSS=Labor" US Announces New Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Rules Tue, 15 Sep 2009 17:33:14 +0200 Tue, 15 Sep 2009 17:33:14 -0400 Tue, 15 Sep 2009 17:33:14 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-15-voa39.cfm?rss=labor President Obama tells GM employees in Ohio provisions would give US auto industry 'some long-overdue clarity, stability and predictability' "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-15-voa39.cfm?RSS=Labor" Obama Seeks Labor Support for Economic, Health Care Policies Tue, 15 Sep 2009 20:02:12 +0200 Tue, 15 Sep 2009 20:02:12 -0400 Tue, 15 Sep 2009 20:02:12 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-15-voa57.cfm?rss=labor Appearances in Ohio and Pennsylvania part of effort to boost core constituency "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-15-voa57.cfm?RSS=Labor" US Households Getting Richer Thu, 17 Sep 2009 13:51:00 +0200 Thu, 17 Sep 2009 13:51:00 -0400 Thu, 17 Sep 2009 13:51:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-17-voa17.cfm?rss=labor Federal Reserve says that net worth of households increased by total of $2 trillion for April through June period "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-17-voa17.cfm?RSS=Labor"