ISTANBUL - Activists marking international worker's day Sunday staged a massive march of 200,000 in Turkey's capital and rallied in cities around the world to demand more jobs, better work conditions and higher wages.

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    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
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    The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
  • Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April
    The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
  • U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 5-Year Low
    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than five years, a positive signal for the labor market ahead of Friday's April jobs report. More
  • Unemployment rates fall in 90 pct. of US cities
    Unemployment rates fell in nearly 90 percent of large U.S. cities in March, though most of the declines likely occurred because more Americans stopped looking for work, rather than found jobs. More
  • Migrant workers from Philippines prefer working in factories: lawyer - China Post
    Migrant workers from Philippines prefer working in factories - Taiwan News Online
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  • The Deadly Cost Of Austerity On Greece's Health Care System494 - Huffington Post
    Doctors have lost their jobs, had ... TZORTZINIS/AFP/) Electoral workers ... to improve its economy and pay back ... already collapsing ...
    07/4/2015 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • Trade deals are no longer good deals - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    ... so it doesn’t have to pay American ... Free Trade Act cost U.S. workers almost 700,000 jobs, thereby pushing ... 1970s increased worldwide ...
    07/4/2015 - 12:28 pm | View Link
  • Boston school bus drivers step up the fight - Workers World Online
    ... demands of rank-and-file workers to ... A key workers’ demand is the ... retroactive pay was a mistake, and the Union Security Agreement ...
    07/4/2015 - 11:20 am | View Link
  • Vote lays bare deep schisms among Greeks - Calcutta Telegraph
    Varoufakis attacks Greece's creditors - BBC
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  • $15-an-hour movement brings hope to city workers
    It's hard to imagine a more vivid touchstone for what has happened to work life in postindustrial America than the low pay and forced smiles of fast-food jobs ... workers. Not to be left behind, Democratic lawmakers in Washington have upped their own ...
    07/28/2015 - 8:03 pm | View Link
  • As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change
    Stories like his are increasingly familiar these days as people across a spectrum of jobs — poker players ... Whether the on-ramp proves to be a lasting pathway to high pay and stimulating work remains to be seen. The boom-to-bust cycles in the tech ...
    07/28/2015 - 4:07 pm | View Link
  • Striking federal contract workers demand "$15 and a union"
    However, according to Good Jobs Nation leaders, many contractors did not comply at all and others used gimmicks to cheat the workers out of portions of their pay. The workers went on strike again and won an Executive Order mandating penalties for employers ...
    07/28/2015 - 5:48 am | View Link
  • Workers win Griffin pay fight
    Owned by Indian company Lanco Infratech, Griffin had sought the change to match customer demand and restore the ... The union also argued workers would suffer a proportionate cut in redundancy pay if jobs were lost.
    07/27/2015 - 6:16 pm | View Link
  • Workers at Google Express seek to unionize
    (Photo: Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images) More than 140 workers at Google Express have asked ... USA TODAY High-tech pay gap: Minorities earn less in skilled jobs "The biggest thing is they tell them when come to work only they are only going to be there ...
    07/27/2015 - 11:17 am | View Link
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  • 25 Highest Paying Jobs In Demand | Glassdoor Blog
    Curious which jobs pay the most and are in high demand right now? Glassdoor has released its inaugural 25 Highest Paying Jobs In Demand report, identifying
    07/31/2015 - 5:43 pm | View Website
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    Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice with CareerOneStop.
    07/30/2015 - 4:19 pm | View Website
  • The world at work: Jobs, pay, and skills for 3.5 billion ...
    Report | McKinsey Global Institute The world at work: Jobs, pay, and skills for 3.5 billion people June 2012 | by Richard Dobbs, Anu Madgavkar, Dominic Barton, Eric ...
    07/30/2015 - 4:12 pm | View Website
  • Child and Family Social Worker Job Overview | Best Jobs ...
    U.S. News's child and family social worker job overview with comprehensive information on necessary job training, expected salary and job satisfaction, plus tips on ...
    07/30/2015 - 11:18 am | View Website
  • Skilled worker
    A skilled worker is any worker who has special skill, training, knowledge, and (usually acquired) ability in their work. A skilled worker may have attended a college ...
    07/30/2015 - 5:06 am | View Website
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