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
  • Amazon Hiring 1,000 Full, Part-Time Workers For Kent Warehouses
    Amazon announced Monday that it needs to fill more than 1,000 positions at its Kent warehouses, and the jobs pay $14 per hour and up ... pays up to 95 percent of the cost of tuition for an in-demand field, like nursing or IT careers.
    05/22/2017 - 12:21 pm | View Link
  • From war protestors to labour activism: India’s first IT workers union is being formed in Tamil Nadu
    “Stop the War, Save Tamils” was their demand – a slogan that featured on posters ... Approximately 4.5% of employees are expected to lose their jobs over the next few months, reported Mint, attribution the turbulence to the companies’ “under ...
    05/22/2017 - 12:06 pm | View Link
  • Lack of Workers, Not Work, Weighs on the Nation’s Economy
    Their company, Roofers Supply, employs 28 drivers across Utah, and Ms. Pappas said she would need at least 15 more to meet the exploding demand for shingles ... and moving to better jobs after years of stagnating pay that, for many, was stuck at a low ...
    05/22/2017 - 1:48 am | View Link
  • Ryan: We're Going To Help Those Stupid Wisconsin Workers
    in-demand jobs. I've got to tell you, wherever I go, just in Wisconsin last week, we have a real skills gap between the skills people need to get good jobs and the good jobs that are out there being offered. This is something that we really have to address ...
    05/21/2017 - 10:26 am | View Link
  • The 'gig economy' has broken a fundamental link in capitalism that was good for workers
    About half of all jobs created in the UK ... more people in part-time work." Pay rates no longer move upward as unemployment moves downward, because companies like Uber, Just Eat, and Deliveroo can switch their demand for labour on and off on a minute ...
    05/21/2017 - 5:37 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    05/18/2017 - 9:09 am | View Website
  • Toll Booth Attendant Jobs
    Work in a toll booth! Find out who hires toll booth workers and how much these jobs pay. Complete job description and links to employment resources.
    05/17/2017 - 12:56 am | View Website
  • Agricultural Workers : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U ...
    Agricultural workers typically receive on-the-job training. A high school diploma is not needed for most jobs as an agricultural worker; however, a high school ...
    05/16/2017 - 7:56 pm | 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
    05/13/2017 - 9:15 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    05/11/2017 - 7:55 pm | View Website
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