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
  • These 2 tables show capping EU migration post-Brexit would be disastrous for the economy
    This table below shows the jobs that are most ... changing regularly to meet the demand for EU workers needed in Britain. Morris said: "Government needs to work with industry to develop a much clearer plan to move towards a high-pay, high-productivity ...
    03/28/2017 - 11:09 pm | View Link
  • Mumbai: Anganwadi workers demand better pay, to go on strike from April 1
    “In spite of working for more than seven hours a day, many anganwadi workers are taking up additional jobs to survive ... ...
    03/26/2017 - 9:42 am | View Link
  • GM's Halol workers on hunger strike, demand better VRS, jobs by SAIC
    The management-worker tussle at US-based car major General Motors' (GM) Halol site seems to be far from over, as around 625 permanent workers at the site have now gone on a hunger strike demanding jobs from the ... 40-days of pay per year of service ...
    03/21/2017 - 3:33 pm | View Link
  • Sanitation workers go on protest demanding uniform pay
    “That was a different group which demanded permanent jobs. Our demand is to bring about uniformity in salary,” said Mukesh Tong, a sweeper. The Noida authority said it will deal with such protesters strictly. “These workers are hired by third-party ...
    03/21/2017 - 5:59 am | View Link
  • ‘Gig economy’ workers demand basic employment rights
    Overall, gig economy workers are also about as likely to be satisfied with their work (46%) as other workers in more traditional employment are with their jobs (48% ... should compete to offer workers fair pay and benefits, even if it means less income ...
    03/18/2017 - 1:00 am | View Link
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  • 10 Risky Jobs That Pay Big Bucks
    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 ...
    03/26/2017 - 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 ...
    03/24/2017 - 7:54 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    03/22/2017 - 2:10 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 ...
    03/21/2017 - 4:01 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, ...
    03/21/2017 - 3:26 pm | View Website
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