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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  • 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
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    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
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    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
  • ASHA workers burn effigies of MP Vijay Sampla, health minister Surjit Jayani
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  • Locked out Honeywell workers demand withdrawal of government contract
    Locked out Honeywell Aerospace workers on September 21 blocked traffic outside of a federal office building in Albany, New York to demand that the government ... reduced overtime pay, and ended cost of living raises. Ignoring the lockout, the US Department ...
    09/23/2016 - 3:53 am | View Link
  • As Tupelo restaurant scene expands, demand for workers increases
    Nationwide, restaurant and food-service related jobs total about 14.4 million ... and 7 in 10 are single-unit operations. Pay in the restaurant industry varies depending on the job and experience. Every restaurant is different. But the key is to keep ...
    09/22/2016 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Indian Garment Workers Demand Pay Hike
    Under the court ruling, workers would see their pay rise from a monthly average of 4,500 rupees to 6,500 rupees ($68 to $98) ‒ which campaigners say is comparable to wages for textile jobs in most other states. But manufacturers in Tamil Nadu say the ...
    09/21/2016 - 6:17 am | View Link
  • The Racial Wage Gap Between Black And White Workers Is Getting Worse
    An additional examination of these workers’ pay within the same industries and types of jobs, among other potentially distorting ... Wilson and Rodgers argue that is because lower demand for workers makes it easier to discriminate. If we are truly ...
    09/19/2016 - 10:00 pm | View Link
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  • 5 Jobs in Demand for 2013 for 50+ Workers
    5 Jobs in Demand Full or part time, these jobs need people. See if one of these fits your experience and schedule. by Kerry Hannon, December 18, 2012 | Comments: 0
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  • The Most In-Demand Jobs (And What They Pay)
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  • Social Workers : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S ...
    Social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. One group of social workers—clinical social workers—also diagnose and treat mental ...
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  • Brazil: Laid-off workers occupy factories, demand pay
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