By: EthicsDaily Staff Labor Day weekend offers an opportunity to identify and support cooperative initiatives that honor workers, ensure safe working conditions and provide just wages, says the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
By: Nell Green For every one victim of sex trafficking in the U.S., there are nine victims of labor trafficking. We must recognize and address labor trafficking with the same vigilance as sex trafficking. Here are 5 ways to do that.
By: Zach Dawes To aid local churches and their leaders in preparing for the Labor Day holiday, EthicsDaily.com is running a two-part series this week, starting with this column featuring resources to help plan holiday services.
By: Bill Tillman Labor Day. Little is said about it from biblical, theological and ethical perspectives. This allows the culture to shape our attitudes on work and money. It's time for churches and ministers to add their voices.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Calling attention to widespread poverty facing middle and rural America, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a Labor Day letter focused on the challenges facing U.S. workers and families.
By: Zach Dawes Working conditions, treatment of employees and balancing labor with rest are poignant topics as Labor Day nears. The Bible says much about labor and wages, but they're often overlooked sermon topics.
Still... what do you do when the dance is done? I mean after you’ve had that good, long sigh. After the Sunday afternoon nap. With the afterglow of such a wonderful occasion still warming your heart, what do you do next? How in the world do you follow up? You go back to work, that’s what you do.
Labor Day is coming up. In the United States, as with most legally mandated Monday holidays, in the minds of most it has lost any inspirational significance and has become just another three-day weekend.
This is one Labor Day article that isn't going to start by moaning about what lousy shape the American labor movement is in. You'll read that in the mainstream press on Monday, mark my words. They'll drone on about " the old gray labor movement, she ain't what she used to be."
For too long, church folk have limited the gospel in the workplace to personal evangelism, chaplaincy and counseling. These aren't just good; they are great. But what about ethics? Our faith should inform our daily lives.