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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    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
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    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
  • Low-income workers see big pay drop - CNBC
    Low-income workers see biggest drop in paychecks - Houston Chronicle
    09/3/2015 - 8:14 am | View Link
  • The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jack Markowitz column [The Pittsburgh ... - Bloomberg
    ... jobs in 100 involve the union card. No mystery why. America's workers ... decree, not market demand, it's a ... Unemployment pay lets many ...
    09/3/2015 - 6:07 am | View Link
  • Why India ignores a $16 billion health crisis - Korea Herald
    ... which in turn lower demand and ... Millions of jobs and livelihoods at ... – Bigger bidi-makers pay a duty of 1.6 ... cost of ...
    09/3/2015 - 5:09 am | View Link
  • GUEST COMMENTARY: NEED Act erases big steel's call for worker ... - NWI Times
    ... management's argument that demand is ... and the NEED Act before workers are ... attend and learn how monetary reform can pay for jobs, ...
    09/3/2015 - 4:50 am | View Link
  • The Skyscraper Curse in Auburn, Ala. -
    ... rich college kids who demand luxury ... other hand, construction workers ... paced business and full-time jobs with ... make it more ...
    09/3/2015 - 4:13 am | View Link
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  • Biggest drop in pay hitting America’s lowest paid workers
    Newman maintains this is really a supply and demand issue, “because companies don't have to keep raising pay in order to get the people they want, there are plenty of people who can do these jobs.” Newman states that’s why the country is seeing the ...
    09/3/2015 - 6:08 am | View Link
  • Cost Of Living Has Increased, But Many Workers' Pay Hasn't
    Jobs like the fast-food business, where movements across the nation continue to demand wages starting at $15 per hour. "I have rent to pay, I have stuff to do. My co-workers, they have their struggles too. They have kids, they need a place to sleep ...
    09/3/2015 - 5:23 am | View Link
  • Honor workers, plus raise Montana wages
    Supply and demand may force higher wages eventually ... compared with 78 cents for women nationally. When jobs in Montana pay at least a living wage with equal pay for equal work, good benefits, paid sick and family leave, non-discrimination, safe and ...
    09/1/2015 - 11:52 am | View Link
  • Zimbabwe: Fired Chitungwiza Workers Demand Dues
    This was after more than 100 workers thronged the cash-strapped council in the morning demanding their dues following the termination of their jobs on three-months' notice ... Mr Makunde is said to have promised to pay them their three-months' notice ...
    09/1/2015 - 5:13 am | View Link
  • Rising struggle lifts pay, rights
    Low-wage workers are winning big victories in their continuing struggle to raise wages and strengthen rights for those in the lowest-paid jobs in the U.S. After steady ... and the Black Lives Matter demand to freedom from racist state and police terror.
    08/31/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Comparing Private Sector and Government Worker Salaries
    Comparing Private Sector and Government Worker Salaries Public sector offers ironclad job security and greater pension benefits
    09/2/2015 - 5:04 pm | View Website
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics / Occupational Outlook Handbook
    The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations—such as carpenters, teachers, and ...
    09/2/2015 - 7:17 am | View Website
  • As Demand Grows, States Consider Better Pay, Benefits for ...
    Despite low wages and odd hours, 2 million Americans work as home care workers. As the population ages and demand for home care workers grows, states want to make ...
    09/2/2015 - 7:17 am | View Website
  • The Average Pay of a Postal Worker |
    The U.S. Postal service employed an estimated 524,200 postal employees, as of 2010. Unfortunately, due to declining revenue, there is a projected loss of 138,600 USPS ...
    09/2/2015 - 5:08 am | View Website
  • Child and Family Social Worker Job Overview | Best Jobs ...
    U.S. News's child and family social worker job overview with comprehensive information on necessary job training, expected salary and job satisfaction, plus tips on ...
    09/1/2015 - 6:24 pm | View Website
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