Tag: create jobs

  • McDonald's Server On Strike: 'We Worry About Going Hungry'

    McDonald's Server On Strike: 'We Worry About Going Hungry'

    By Stephanie Sanders A lot of people have been asking me why I went on strike. I have a simple answer: Because I'm not a teen anymore. I work at McDonald's, and I hear a lot of people talk about how fast-food jobs are for teenagers. Well, I'm not a teenager. I'm 33 years old. And I work with a lot of people... Continue Reading

  • 2012's Silliest Ideas To Solve The Jobs Crisis

    2012's Silliest Ideas To Solve The Jobs Crisis

    If this past year were to be summed up in a Sweet 16 birthday bash, then the theme would be jobs, and there would be a lot of tears and yelling. While the unemployment rate has been slowing slipping for three years, this country still has a jobs crisis, and lots of people have lots of ideas about how to solve... Continue Reading

  • Starbucks Pushes Job Growth Program

    Starbucks Pushes Job Growth Program

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Starbucks hopes customers will be willing to pay at least $5 more when they stop in for their morning cup of Joe. Starting Nov. 1, Starbucks will begin collecting donations of $5 or more from customers to stimulate U.S. job growth through its "Jobs for USA" program. The Seattle-based... Continue Reading

  • Proposed Law Would Create New Jobs and Improve School Lunches

    Proposed Law Would Create New Jobs and Improve School Lunches

    Oregon is considering an interesting bill that some researchers say would help school kids eat healthier and create hundreds of new farm-industry jobs. It involves incentives for serving locally produced food in schools, and getting kids involved gardening and enhanced nutrition education - and it wouldn't be... Continue Reading

  • Advocates Say the BBI Can Create Jobs and Reduce Debt

    Advocates Say the BBI Can Create Jobs and Reduce Debt

    One government initiative could not only save the commercial real estate market, but also create more than 300,000 jobs, increase property value and boost tax revenue, putting money back into federal, state, and local coffers, according to an independent analysis conducted by Architecture 2030. It's called... Continue Reading