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.


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

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

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

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

Definition of “Order of Magnitude” (from

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