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
  • EPI study: Part-time workers becoming the norm, need more pay and hours
    Involuntary part-time workers might face competition for jobs from the “gig” economy’s workforce of independent contractors. Many contractors find the hiring-on-demand aspect of gig-based work and the irregular work schedules appealing, while others ...
    12/6/2016 - 8:02 am | View Link
  • McDonald's CEO Says Robots Won't Replace Workers. He's Wrong
    That would simply shift worker demand rather than eliminate it. Ultimately though, a robot can likely make McNuggets, fries, and Big Macs better and cheaper than a person. That's bad for the people doing those jobs, but you can't protect fast-food workers ...
    12/6/2016 - 1:42 am | View Link
  • NNPC: 29 ex-workers demand N4bn as 15yrs severance pay
    Some of those affected who spoke at the headquarters of Media Trust Limited at the weekend, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the protracted issue as they were without jobs and were ... job with no severance pay since then,” Emeh ...
    12/5/2016 - 12:21 pm | View Link
  • Seasonal workers in high demand for 2016
    While the pay might not be the best, the jobs are there for those looking. “Just get a little extra money during the holidays," said Matt Frank, a seasonal worker at Wichita’s Nifty Nut House. Frank has a son and the extra money he is making is going ...
    12/2/2016 - 9:18 pm | View Link
  • Sanitation workers’ kin demand VMC jobs
    The relatives and workers' unions demanded that the state government should pay compensation for the death of the workers ... The relatives demanded that one of the kin of each deceased should be given jobs in the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC).
    12/2/2016 - 9:30 am | View Link
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  • Home : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of ...
    The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations—such as carpenters, teachers, and ...
    12/4/2016 - 11:18 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 ...
    12/3/2016 - 4:38 am | View Website
  • The Chain Never Stops | Mother Jones
    The Chain Never Stops Thousands of meatpacking workers suffer crippling injuries each year. A special report from inside the nation's slaughterhouses.
    11/29/2016 - 8:10 am | View Website
  • 10 Risky Jobs That Pay Big Bucks -Kiplinger
    Here's the thing about the dangerous jobs made famous by reality television shows such as "Deadliest Catch" and "Ax Men" — the pay is generally lousy relative to ...
    11/27/2016 - 4:52 am | View Website
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics and Maintenance Workers and ...
    Industrial machinery mechanics and maintenance workers maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as conveying systems, production ...
    11/25/2016 - 6:59 pm | View Website
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