Labor, Wages & Unions
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The government's Bureau of Labor Statistics offers a fascinating report on trends in teenage employment. Hint: it's in steep decline.
In a 2010 skit, Saturday Night Live seriously puts public employees unions on blast.
What's the minimum wage in your state? Find out here.
The AFL-CIO is the United States' largest labor federation, containing most of the country's major unions. If you're interested in the labor movement's perspective on current events, this is a good place to start.
The Center for Union Facts is a "union watchdog" group, opposed to what it sees as abuses of union power. If you're interested in an anti-labor movement perspective on current events, this is a good place to start.