U.S. Labor market balances precariously at the edge of the precipice. The Labor market starts to freeze as there is a maximum fall in job opportunities in this April, in the U.S as compared in the last 4 years. The “fire them“ policy was at an upswing and hiring was at the pace of the tortoise. U.S is in the grip of a firm recession.
Los Angeles -- Kelly Preston's publicist is blasting as untrue reports saying the pregnant, 48-year-old American actress is in labor.
Preston's third child with actor John Travolta is due to be born at the end of this month.
Rumors that Travolta rushed home from a trip to Australia to be by Preston's side as she was to give birth circulated during the weekend, People.com said.
"This story is 100 percent false," the couple's representative told the Web site. "She's not in labor. John is in route back to the United States as was always the plan for him to return this weekend."
New York -- Panasonic, CBS Sports and the U.S. Tennis Association will produce 3-D versions of the U.S. Open on Labor Day and finals weekends, organizers say.
The USTA said Wednesday Panasonic has become an official sponsor of the U.S. Open in a new three-year contract.
A news release said working with CBS Sports, the USTA and Pansonic will spearhead the first-ever 3D broadcasts of the tournament. CBS Sports will produce 3-D versions of all the Arthur Ashe Stadium matches that it broadcasts in high definition on Labor Day weekend and on finals weekend, Sept. 10-12.
The release said the matches will be made available nationwide via DirecTV's dedicated 3-D entertainment channel, "n|3D Powered by Panasonic" (DirecTV channel 103).
Beijing -- Demands by Chinese workers for better pay and working conditions could eventually reshape an economic balance between China and the United States, analysts say.
Labor troubles at Chinese facilities of companies including Honda Motor Co., electronics giant Foxconn and a major parts supplier for Toyota Motor Corp. has focused attention in China on the gap between rich and poor and on the future of cheap labor, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday.
This attention, along with rising minimum wages in some Chinese provinces and cities, could count as a step towards rebalancing China's economy and improve the U.S. balance of trade deficits, the newspaper said.
Toledo, Ohio -- An Ohio couple celebrating their wedding reception said they had joked their baby might come during the event, but they were still surprised when it happened.
Jamie and Mark Phillips said they planned their wedding for Saturday so they could be married prior to the arrival of their son, but Jamie Phillips said the impatient infant began his descent into the world by giving her contractions while walking down the aisle at the Calvary Assembly of God in Toledo, The Toledo Blade reported Tuesday.
Phillips said she assumed the contraction was a false alarm until her water broke while she was eating at the reception.
Los Angeles, September 17 -- Chris Brown spent his day yesterday cleaning horse dung and pulling weeds in Virginia. The R&B singer was doing these jobs as part of punishment for assaulting his ex-girlfriend Rihanna.
Seoul, Aug 3: South Korea's cash-strapped Ssangyong Motor Co. (003620.KS) may have no other choice but to go in for a liquidation after the board could not reach a consensus with its union over a job cut plan.
London -- The Office of National Statistics poured gas on the imported labor controversy in Britain Thursday, claiming the number of foreign workers rose in 2008.
During the year in which the number of British workers fell by 234,000, the number of foreign workers in Britain increased by 175,000, the office said.
Less than a week after a refinery strike over labor imported for a construction project ended with Prime Minister Gordon Brown declaring, "British jobs for British workers," government ministers were "sizzling" over the report, The Times of London reported Thursday.
The ONS said it released the report because of the "topicality of the issue." But, others called it a deliberate attempt to embarrass the prime minister, The Times said.
A government official told The Times, "the fact that they highlighted this in this way, in a press release, looks like they are trying to embarrass the Government."
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