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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  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    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
  • US home building is surging, but job growth isn'tUS home building is surging, but job growth isn't
    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
  • Will Higher Minimum Wages Create Jobs? Wh... - Safe Haven
    ... minimum wages will create jobs. The theory goes like this: Pay people ... other economic situations creating an increasing demand for workers ...
    03/6/2015 - 10:36 am | View Link
  • Wonkblog: U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February - Washington Post
    ... virtuous cycle of greater demand and ... high-paying, as well as low-paying, jobs. For food service workers and ... to raise pay for 500,000 ...
    03/6/2015 - 9:56 am | View Link
  • U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February - Washington Post
    The nation added 295,000 jobs last month ... a virtuous cycle of greater demand and ... to raise pay for 500,000 workers ] It’s unclear if ...
    03/6/2015 - 9:29 am | View Link
  • Unemployment Report: Six Years After The Great Recession, Are The ... - International Business Times
    It’s a common plight for workers in ... “We still have a demand shortage.” ... “There’s no reason why other jobs can’t pay better,” ...
    03/6/2015 - 8:58 am | View Link
  • Reason behind rising construction costs - KIMT.COM
    ... jobs, it’s a good sign that the economy is picking up, but workers ... because they have to pay workers more ... simple laws of supply and ...
    03/6/2015 - 7:11 am | View Link
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  • UMass workers demand promised raises
    Gilbert and another employee said they took pay cuts when they left private sector jobs to work for the university, but did so for a better quality of life. They criticized the fact that Caret recently negotiated a new UMass contract for himself ...
    03/5/2015 - 5:04 pm | View Link
  • In demand construction workers getting paid more
    Tampa Bay, FL -- The demand for construction ... so are the construction jobs. "We are going to see wages increasing across the board. I am already hearing that from some of our subcontractor partners," said Bowden. "They are having to pay more for the ...
    03/5/2015 - 6:01 am | View Link
  • Vietnam's IT Workers Value Passion Over Pay
    With IT talent in high demand, job seekers can be selective. Many want more than just good pay. Increasingly, they also want jobs that allow them to learn and to build products that make a difference. Yet a new survey by ITViec, a jobs platform for Vietnam ...
    03/5/2015 - 5:18 am | View Link
  • Conservatives Join Push to Pay Care Workers More
    But in recent years, demand for personal attendants has severely outpaced supply — leading to long waitlists for state programs. Disability rights advocates say many state-contracted attendants quit to take more lucrative jobs with private institutions ...
    03/5/2015 - 3:44 am | View Link
  • Auto specialties looking for workers
    “We want to show them there is demand out there for them ... but its statistics for jobs in auto body work, engine repair and related fields show they are growing at least as fast as average and mean pay is about $42,000 a year. “We’re always looking ...
    03/4/2015 - 4:24 pm | View Link
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  • Ford Raises Pay for 500 Workers as Demand Grows for F-150 ...
    Business Day Ford Raises Pay for 500 Workers as Demand Grows for F-150 Pickup
    03/5/2015 - 4:33 pm | View Website
  • Social Workers : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S ...
    Social workers held about 607,300 jobs in 2012. They work in the following settings: Hospitals, primary care settings, and clinics, including veterans clinics
    03/5/2015 - 6:10 am | View Website
  • Home : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of ...
    The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations—such as carpenters, teachers, and ...
    03/4/2015 - 1:42 pm | View Website
  • Social Work: Low Pay, High Stress | Social Workers Speak
    A headline depicts social work and several related careers as “stressful jobs that pay badly.” However, the actual article highlighted the dedication ...
    03/3/2015 - 8:53 pm | View Website
  • Minimum wage
    A minimum wage is the lowest hourly, daily or monthly remuneration that employers may legally pay to workers. Equivalently, it is the lowest wage at which workers may ...
    03/1/2015 - 8:12 pm | View Website
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