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
  • 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
    07/4/2015 - 7:36 am | View Link
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  • Why raises for lowest-paid workers could lead to interest rate hikes
    ATLANTA -- From the drive-through clerk at McDonald's to the greeter at Wal-Mart, unskilled workers are ... to raise employees' pay. The Fed has been looking for evidence that improvement in the labor market isn't just confined to jobs in high-paying ...
    07/2/2015 - 11:50 pm | View Link
  • Farm Labor Groups Make Progress on Wages and Working Conditions
    With many farmworkers frustrated by low pay and ... that prevent workers from cleaning their sweat-drenched clothes. He talked of workers dying of heatstroke and growers cheating workers on wages, while using Mexican labor brokers who demand bribes from ...
    07/2/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Jobs Growth Slows as Wages Stagnate, Pinching U.S. Workers
    There are more jobs in the U.S. economy but that is still ... Weekly earnings also remained unchanged at $860.79 for private sector workers. Analysts had expected a much stronger rise in pay because of the tightening labor market. Economists believe ...
    07/2/2015 - 7:52 am | View Link
  • Solid hiring, lower US unemployment rate, but wages flat
    That shows that some employers are confident that consumer demand for their goods ... says the company is raising pay and adding perks to hire workers in marketing, information technology, and finance jobs. "More people are traveling, because more people ...
    07/2/2015 - 5:42 am | View Link
  • Jobs Report: Flat Wages, Shrinking Workforce
    The Fed would be well advised to wait until more workers find jobs, and the greater demand for workers is reflected in continuing ... as Larry Summers argues, would pay for itself, with even a minimum return in efficiency. No business leader with a whit ...
    07/2/2015 - 4:17 am | View Link
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  • Ford Raises Pay for 500 Workers as Demand Grows for F-150 ...
    DETROIT — Growing demand for Ford Motor’s new pickup truck will prompt a transition to higher wages for up to 500 of the company’s entry-level union ...
    07/5/2015 - 4:24 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 ...
    07/5/2015 - 12:21 am | View Website
  • Social Worker Salary (United States)
    A Social Worker earns an average salary of $41,506 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
    07/4/2015 - 7:13 pm | View Website
  • Forest and Conservation Workers : Occupational Outlook ...
    Forest and conservation workers typically need a high school diploma before they begin working. Most workers get on-the-job training. Education
    07/4/2015 - 12:39 pm | View Website
  • Careers and Career Information
    Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice with CareerOneStop.
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