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
  • With Trump's new 'America first' focus, visas that bring tech workers, teachers to Texas become a target
    Three bills in Congress also propose changes, such as raising the minimum salary employers must pay H1-B holders or making ... recruitment tool that helps fill jobs with international talent. They point to the enormous demand for tech skills and the ...
    02/17/2017 - 10:29 am | View Link
  • Hourly workers: Who they are, what they want and where they're going
    This finding wasn’t surprising; many young adults take hourly jobs as an entry into the workforce, to pay the rent on their first apartment ... Researchers conclude that the demand for science, technology, engineering and math skills -- and the higher ...
    02/17/2017 - 2:23 am | View Link
  • What's the real reason tech companies want to hire foreign workers?
    These are not the Microsoft jobs. That’s the bulk of the demand and most of the demand is what’s called ... The current labor laws state that companies can pay H-1B workers based on four skill levels all with different salary ranges.
    02/16/2017 - 4:04 am | View Link
  • Workers come out in force across the US, sticking two massive fingers up at Donald Trump [TWEETS]
    In other words, the demand in the US for undocumented workers helps to fuel ... house cleaning. Most of these jobs pay around the minimum wage, and often involve travel and difficult working conditions. Very few Americans aspire to these jobs.
    02/15/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Sanitation staff threaten stir again
    "We also want the authority to pay us salary directly into our bank accounts because the private contractor charges 2.5 percent commission on our salary. We also demand that permanent jobs be given to those who have been working for more than 10 years," he ...
    02/15/2017 - 9:00 am | View Link
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  • 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, ...
    02/16/2017 - 4:24 pm | View Website
  • Designation of workers by collar color
    A green-collar worker is a worker who is employed in the environmental sectors of the economy. Environmental green-collar workers (or green jobs) satisfy the demand ...
    02/14/2017 - 12:08 pm | View Website
  • Home : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of ...
    The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
    02/12/2017 - 9:50 pm | 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 ...
    02/12/2017 - 11:56 am | 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
    02/12/2017 - 2:31 am | View Website
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