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
  • Hundreds of SC Teachers, State Workers Demand Raise at Rally
    A few hundred people gathered Saturday at the Capitol in Columbia to demand a pay increase from state legislators ... The 24-year-old says she's holding down four jobs beyond teaching full time.
    05/19/2018 - 5:43 am | View Link
  • SC public school teachers, state workers demand better pay at State House rally
    Outside of her full-time teaching job in Newberry County, the 24-year-old relies on four other jobs to make ends meet ... where hundreds of teachers and state workers gathered to demand better pay. "I'm here not only to help promote funding for our ...
    05/19/2018 - 3:23 am | View Link
  • Laid-Off Workers Demand Severance Pay From Equity Firms Behind Toys "R" Us Bankruptcy
    a lot of people are losing their jobs. A lot of hard-working women like Debbie ... Gleason: This move for severance pay is the number one demand by 33,000 hardworking people working at Toys "R" Us. There is a petition that has taken off.
    05/16/2018 - 9:50 am | View Link
  • Q&A for federal workers: Highest-paying federal agencies
    Question: Which federal agencies pay the best? Answer: Federal salaries are set ... Following them were agencies with high percentages of jobs in the high-demand science, technical engineering and mathematics fields: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, $130,076 ...
    05/14/2018 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • How to Move Up When Your Boss Moves Out
    Demand for mathematicians is expected to grow 29.4 percent by 2026, adding 900 jobs. Learn more about mathematicians ... profit a business needs with how much customers are willing to pay. Most people with this job have bachelor's degrees, having studied ...
    05/14/2018 - 6:30 am | 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 posts advertised, with average salaries coming in at £31,876 a year, Adzuna's data shows.
    05/16/2018 - 9:01 am | View Website
  • Social Workers : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S ...
    Social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. Clinical social workers also diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.
    04/12/2018 - 7:57 pm | View Website
  • Retail Sales Workers : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U ...
    Retail sales workers help customers find products they want and process customers’ payments. There are two types of retail sales workers: retail salespersons, who sell retail merchandise, such as clothing, furniture, and automobiles; and parts salespersons, who sell spare and replacement parts and equipment, especially car parts.
    04/12/2018 - 7:57 pm | View Website
  • IT workers in demand in Switzerland as number of jobs on ...
    The Adecco Swiss Job Market Index released on Friday showed four percent more jobs were advertised in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period last year, with continuing high demand in the IT branch.
    04/6/2018 - 7:25 am | View Website
  • 2018’s challenge: Too many jobs, not enough workers
    Some states are struggling to find workers, especially in seasonal industries
    12/28/2017 - 7:04 am | View Website
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