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A Raw, Public Deal for American Worker

sahlberg Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 8:39 AM
What rot! So the interests of the employees should come before those of the owners of the company? Are you really that stupid?
SpaceVegetable Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 7:09 PM
Exactly! People start businesses to make money, yet some seem to feel that "profit" is a four-letter word and that owners don't deserve to reap the rewards of their business operations.

Regardless of the recent pronouncements made by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment continues to decline. 

It’s no big secret, except to the politicians and the mainstream media, that day after day, discouraged job seekers give up their search and are thus not counted in the employment equation. 

From technology and overseas outsourcing to lack of job skills and legacy costs, there are a multitude of reasons that are responsible for this continual increase in joblessness.  However, perhaps becoming an even more dominant factor in the unemployment rate discussion these days,...