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ENGLEWOOD, FL - The annual Pioneer Days parade in Englewood kicked off Monday morning.
If the NHL and the players' association are going to make a deal to save the hockey season, they are likely going to have to do it by themselves.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NHL and the union are meeting separately with a federal mediator but have no plans yet to negotiate.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NHL and the players' association are using the last day of 2012 to get back to work on a labor deal that has so far been well out of reach.
(NAPSI)—As you are well aware, a great deal of the energy and attention in this country is focused on creating jobs. As the Secretary of Labor, this challenge is foremost on my mind. But creating jobs is only part of the puzzle.
Federal mediators are still involved in hockey's labor talks, and the NHL and the players' association might soon be getting together again.
Talks between the NHL and the union are back under way for the first time in nearly a week as the sides again search for a deal to save the hockey season.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two days of marathon labor talks later, NHL owners and players were still working to reach a deal Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials are prepared to file formal complaints against Wal-Mart for allegedly violating the legal rights of protesting workers last year.
(ARA) - Gardeners are familiar with the joy of planting and nurturing flowers, fruits and vegetables to maturity and the bliss of harvesting nature's bounty. One of the few things that can make that bliss turn into annoyance is an infestation of bugs. While many insects are beneficial to the garden, others can be very destructive. Arm yourself with the facts for handling insects in your garden this growing season.
Whether you're celebrating a birthday, an anniversary, the Fourth of July, Labor Day or any special occasion, you can have more fun and spend less this summer if you heed a few hints on decorating your home and yourself.
(NAPSI)—This season is the time to gather friends and enjoy the beautiful outdoors. For any special occasion, you don’t have to compromise quality and brandname entertaining essentials in order to host the ultimate soiree. In fact, savvy shoppers can find a range of current-season selections at unbelievable prices with these helpful tips on preparing your home and yourself for a stylish and special party.
Organizers now believe upwards of 7,000 people may have come out for the 57th annual Pioneer Days parade.
Englewood Pioneer Days are the biggest thing going on the Suncoast for Labor Day weekend. The events start Thursday with a sing along and hat making workshop.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tuesday was a light day of trading, but the gains were enough to lift the Nasdaq Composite to its first close above 4,000 in 13 years. The Nasdaq rose 23 to finish at 4,017.75. The other two major stock indexes barely budged. The Dow rose less than a point to 16,072.80 and the S&P500 index also rose less than a point to 1,802.75. Futures point to a positive move at this morning's opening.
Slavery in America was supposed to end in the 1800's with the 13th Amendment…but it didn't. According to the Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking, there are 2.5 million people enslaved in the U.S., and Florida is identified as a hub for human trafficking.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Labor unions and other liberal groups are urging that Florida expand early voting days and sites.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Construction workers are returning to the stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup, five days after an accident killed two workers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers and labor organizers are set to turn out in support of higher wages in cities across the country Thursday.
SEATTLE (AP) — The nation's largest freight rail carriers have announced they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — It's been a painful and frenetic year for all of Newtown, Conn.
SARASOTA, FL - From large corporations, to smaller operations, the effort to hire military veterans is gaining steam around the nation.