Sitting in his lively studio in western Seoul, veteran animator Nelson Shin is clearly proud of the fact that he’s helped animate The Simpsons since the show first aired in 1989. The iconic cartoon propelled his production company Akom into becoming an overseas contracting hub for a lineup of Saturday-morning classics, including X-Men, Tiny Toon Adventures and Animaniacs
The government has not had a lot of ideas for what to do about the nation’s anemic job market, but there are troubling signs that one old idea is starting to reemerge: child labor. In the first part of the 20th century, there was a concerted effort to end the scourge of children working in factories and textile mills
For all the fabled glamour of its topless towers and clanking cable cars, San Francisco is a city of anguished minorities. They range from the black ghetto of Hunters Point, scarred by riot in 1966, to the hippie enclave of Haight-Ashbury, from the convoluted alleys of Chinatown to the psychedelic strip-and-clip joints of North Beach, encompassing en route labor unions, symphony lovers and Mayor Joseph L
Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that layoffs are dropping and employers may be hiring more workers. The Labor Department says the number of people seeking benefits dropped 10,000 to 382,000 in the week ending April 2
Thousands of workers were part of a strike in an important north Indian industrial hub Tuesday, underscoring touchy labor relations in Asia’s third-largest economy.
Labor unions called for a “people’s strike” to be held on Thursday in Puerto Rico to protest widespread government cutbacks announced last March in the wake of the economic downturn.
Hundreds of federal police officers seized control of a company that supplies power to four central states and the capital, Mexican state media reported Sunday.
An extradition hearing is expected in Spain this week for one of two pilots arrested recently on charges they participated in “death flights” in which more than 1,000 prisoners were thrown out of planes during Argentina’s “dirty war” in the 1970s and 1980s, officials said. Former Navy Lt
A motorized parachute crashed into a crowd at a Labor Day festival in Hooper, Utah, injuring at least six people including children, authorities said.
Construction crews working on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in California discovered a crack that could keep the heavily traveled bridge closed beyond the planned Labor Day weekend shutdown.