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
  • 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
  • New global economic order: Cost crash and demand lull - Frontier Post
    A cost push and/or a demand pull. ... one that we all need to pay laser ... jobs to low-paying services jobs. The ... In 2000, there were six ...
    10/2/2015 - 3:31 pm | View Link
  • Urban retirees bring change to agro business - Korea Times
    ... who are willing to pay more for ... the tenure of white-collar workers. ... city come to Gochang to seek jobs in ... which helps cut the ...
    10/2/2015 - 5:18 am | View Link
  • The socialist case for Uber - Yahoo! Finance
    The socialist case for Uber - Business Insider
    10/2/2015 - 4:51 am | View Link
  • Social News 2/10 - VietNamNet Bridge
    ... and test services, meeting demand of ... at providing female workers with cash or materials to help pay the ... have retired or quit their ...
    10/2/2015 - 4:27 am | View Link
  • LaFayette oven-maker Roper Corp. to hire about 90 workers for new ... - Bloomberg
    LaFayette oven-maker Roper Corp. to hire about 90 workers for new ... - Chattanooga Times Free Press
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  • The real job creators in our economy are workers earning penalty rates
    If lower pay resulted in job creation ... Penalty rates are one of the great Australian institutions that help keep consumer demand strong and creates jobs.
    10/3/2015 - 2:27 pm | View Link
  • Erratic schedules hurt low-wage workers
    About 10 states already have such pay requirements ... said accelerating demand for low-skilled labor, thanks in part to rising tourism and home health care jobs, shows that it is a large and growing part of the labor economy. People supporting families ...
    10/3/2015 - 11:44 am | View Link
  • 'Black jobs': Rampant exploitation of foreign workers in Australia revealed
    I don't want the job seekers [to] misunderstand the position." Other advertised jobs demand workers pay $3.30 an hour from their wages, or several hundred dollars in up-front payments. In some cases workers accused the advertisers and middlemen of ...
    10/1/2015 - 3:58 am | View Link
  • Dems push retroactive pay for federal workers in case of shutdown
    "I talk about jobs, I talk about our veterans being horribly treated ... The vice president called being pro-abortiom-rights as a Catholic "hard." Dems demand changes to financial... Concerns raised in a meeting with Labor Secretary Thomas Perez could ...
    09/23/2015 - 7:42 am | View Link
  • These Are the Careers Where Workers Are Seeing the Highest Pay Growth
    Growing demand for tech-related skills in traditionally ... still had relatively low wages despite the recent increase in pay. As Chamberlain said, part of the reason lower-skilled jobs have seen wage growth could be because of increases in the minimum ...
    09/23/2015 - 12:45 am | View Link
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  • Shortage of skilled workers drags down UK jobs market ...
    Shortage of skilled workers drags down UK jobs market, driving up pay inflation Engineers, nurses and construction workers are in short supply, depressing ...
    10/6/2015 - 1:22 am | 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 ...
    10/5/2015 - 9:54 pm | View Website
  • 5 hot jobs for older workers
    5 hot jobs for older workers Spencer Platt/Getty Images Retail. Retail jobs are popular with older workers. Openings are frequent, hours are flexible and ...
    10/4/2015 - 12:59 pm | View Website
  • 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
    10/3/2015 - 6:22 pm | 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 ...
    10/3/2015 - 6:15 pm | View Website
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