Unemployment blame game plays out at PMQs

Latest statistics show 80,000 more people are out of work, prompting the Labour leader to conclude that the PM believed “unemployment was a price worth paying” for getting the deficit under control.

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Women & Islam:

I spoke with two Muslim Trinidadian women who, although they practise their religion, they also seek to adjust some of what is ‘supposed to be’, choosing instead to be somewhat independent of some statutes. These are only two of thousands of women so these accounts, of course, do not represent the view of the masses.

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American with disabilities:

While every participant shared a different perspective, Jeffery M. summed up the “No Boundaries” philosophy best when he said, “Do not let other people’s misconceptions get in your way. What you have to do is prove them wrong. Once you do, people realize you are capable of anything.”

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Retirement Plans, Benefits & Savings

A pension plan is an employee benefit plan established or maintained by an employer or by an employee organization (such as a union), or both, that provides retirement income or defers income until termination of covered employment or beyond.

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Secretary Solis Helps Launch ‘Caring Across Generations’

You know it has been part of my mission to raise labor standards and increase protections for all workers — especially for our most vulnerable and immigrant workers. And many of you helped us educate them by taking part in our We Can Help campaign. You helped us make it easier for vulnerable workers to know their rights — in many cases, to let them know they actually have rights — to be able to speak up on the job and file complaints — without fear.

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At last a representative that can keep up with our future!

Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.

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Aid for Strong Cities, Strong Communities

“Over the past two and a half years, the Obama Administration received feedback from leaders all across the country who described the kind of partnership that would be most useful to them for economic growth,” said Domestic Policy Director Melody Barnes. “The result is Strong Cities, Strong Communities, an innovative new pilot that will help strengthen local communities while also delivering federal resources and assistance more effectively.”

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