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 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'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
  • Alberta's Oil Workers Are Shifting To Renewable Energy Jobs
    Today, she helps unemployed oil workers find jobs in the burgeoning solar power industry ... the number of places on its renewable energy program next year to 50, but demand is more than ten times that, the professor said. The employment rate for graduates ...
    08/13/2017 - 5:01 am | View Link
  • Steve Chapman: Shutting out foreign workers would cost American jobs
    But the economy added more than 23 million jobs, and the unemployment rate fell below ... Faced with the need to pay more, some farmers shift to crops that demand less labor, and some replace workers with machines. Some simply quit farming.
    08/12/2017 - 6:58 pm | View Link
  • India: Agricultural Workers Demand Rights For Rural Landless
    The union demanded that the Centre should pay wages — a matter of life and ... agricultural laborers who have lost their jobs should be compensated as adequately as land owners. “We further demand that every homeless family be provided with a home ...
    08/9/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • SnapChef helps food businesses fill jobs — with workers it has trained
    And with their long hours and low pay, those jobs can also be the hardest to fill ... With a tight labor market, having more training pipelines can help meet the demand. Entry-level work in the food industry has some of the highest turnover and is costly ...
    08/9/2017 - 11:44 am | View Link
  • Demand for workers rises as number of candidates continues to drop
    The survey says that pay rates for both permanent and temporary staff are rising ... United Kingdom employment figures receive a further boost as permanent jobs swelled at their highest rate in over two years and unemployment at its lowest since the ...
    08/7/2017 - 11:42 pm | View Link
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  • Here are the workers most in demand in the UK
    Here are the workers most in demand in the UK As the UK economy continues to recover, many firms are increasing their recruitment intake - and here's what ...
    08/10/2017 - 10:21 am | View Website
  • The world at work: Jobs, pay, and skills for 3.5 billion ...
    The world at work: Jobs, pay, and skills for 3.5 billion people By Richard Dobbs, Anu Madgavkar, Dominic Barton, Eric Labaye, James Manyika, Charles Roxburgh, Susan ...
    08/10/2017 - 6:18 am | View Website
  • Britain's most in-demand jobs revealed and how much they ...
    2. NURSE. While engineers are the most in-demand workers across the UK, unfilled nursing vacancies are also stacking up. In April, there were 58,788 available nursing ...
    08/10/2017 - 6:11 am | View Website
  • Skilled worker
    All countries are in a process of change and transition which makes possible the migration of skilled workers from places of lower to higher opportunities in training ...
    08/7/2017 - 1:21 am | View Website
  • Trading away the manufacturing advantage: China trade ...
    Report | Trade and Globalization. Trading away the manufacturing advantage: China trade drives down U.S. wages and benefits and eliminates good jobs for U.S. workers
    08/6/2017 - 11:55 pm | View Website
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