LINKS

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Below are some external weblinks that we at LCA find useful or interesting.  We encourage you to explore them.  When you click on them, they will appear in a new browser window.

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Inflation Overview

U.S. Department of Labor federal minimum wage page

U.S. Department of Labor state minimum wage page

Edward Tufte’s website

Bargaining Power:  Software for Labor Negotiators

Union Membership in the United States (from fivethirtyeight.com)

Explanation of Compound Annual Growth Rate (“CAGR”) (from investopedia.com)

“What Happens at an All-Night Labor Contract Negotiations?:  Negotiating on the Night Shift” by Michelle Tsai (from Slate.com)

Definition of “Triangular Numbers” (as used in wage accumulation) (from Wikipedia.com)

Definition of “Order of Magnitude” (from Wikipedia.com)

Great video of Orders of Magnitude in the physical world (from “Molecular Expressions:  Science, Optics and You”)