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
  • Asking for a pay rise rare for Australian workers, new research says
    Of those who had made a request, 70 per cent said it worked - a success rate matched by increasing education and changing jobs and surpassed only by setting ... Reserve Bank governor urged workers to demand pay rises for the good of the economy.
    10/20/2017 - 10:07 am | View Link
  • Japan’s Young Workers Get a Lift, and Its Leaders Profit
    Jobs are plentiful ... A boom in online shopping has increased demand for delivery services. Yamato and other companies have no choice but to lift pay sharply. Mr. Fukuyama said that he had voted for the Liberal Democratic Party in the past and that ...
    10/20/2017 - 9:33 am | View Link
  • As jobs, workers return to Spain and Portugal, so does a sense of self-worth
    “My friends keep telling me they’ll gladly take a pay cut and move here so their kids can ... Volvemos tries to ensure that all the jobs advertised on its website are in demand, and when they are low quality, they are removed. The organization also ...
    10/20/2017 - 8:50 am | View Link
  • Clergy protests for Aloft hospitality workers
    “If developers want to come to the poorest big city in America and ask the public to pay for their projects, we will hold them accountable to the promises they make. We demand that the Aloft Hotel either create the jobs they promised, or give us back our ...
    10/20/2017 - 6:37 am | View Link
  • Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa
    Workers arriving for their jobs at the factory owned by Negev Ceramics Ltd. in ... went on strike on Monday at Mango Airlines after the company rejected their pay demand. Mango, a low-cost airline operating out of South Africa, is offering only a 6 percent ...
    10/19/2017 - 6:20 pm | View Link
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  • Britain's most in-demand jobs revealed and how much they ...
    2. NURSE. While engineers are the most in-demand workers across the UK, unfilled nursing vacancies are also stacking up. In April, there were 58,788 available nursing ...
    10/18/2017 - 2:29 pm | View Website
  • Jobs
    5 Hours Ago. CNBC took a look at five part-time jobs that are growing in popularity, and don't require much experience or special expertise. » Read More
    10/15/2017 - 10:53 pm | View Website
  • Unions demand 3.9% pay rise for NHS workers
    Read Unions demand 3.9% pay rise for NHS workers latest on ITV News. All the Health news
    09/15/2017 - 2:08 am | View Website
  • NHS workers demand 3.9% pay rise
    Unions representing nurses and other NHS staff have written to the chancellor to demand a 3.9% pay rise and an extra £800 to make up for the "cut" they ...
    09/14/2017 - 7:55 pm | View Website
  • U.S. Employers Struggle To Match Workers With Open Jobs
    U.S. Employers Struggle To Match Workers With Open Jobs Many employers complain about not being able to find workers with the right skills, but experts ...
    08/31/2017 - 12:27 pm | View Website
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