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
  • Spain Runs Out of Workers With Almost 5 Million Unemployed - Bloomberg
    Spain Is Running Out of Workers With Almost 5 Million Unemployed - IT Business Net
    07/1/2016 - 6:10 am | View Link
  • Leadership Roundtable Part III: Exploring Key Business Metrics for ... - Pallet Enterprise
    ... they don’t want to pay within 30 ... rapidly to fluctuating demand. ... in finding good labor and workers? ... them other opportunities ...
    06/30/2016 - 2:03 pm | View Link
  • TVA asks 3,500 employees to quit or retire in cost-cutting move - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    ... not announced yet how many jobs it ... detailed, but TVA regularly pays displaced workers one week's pay in ... But as power demand slowed ...
    06/30/2016 - 1:30 pm | View Link
  • PayScale Releases New Report Underemployed: The War on the American ... - KHQ Right Now
    ... provider of on-demand compensation ... The most relatively common jobs among underemployed workers are system ... Also, in addition to a pay ...
    06/30/2016 - 12:22 pm | View Link
  • Anti-Ryan Billboards Create Stir In WI -
    American workers and “deliberately den[y] jobs to American workers ... By design, low-wage workers pay ... where… labor and supply and demand ...
    06/30/2016 - 12:07 pm | View Link
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  • Even with 5 million unemployed, Spain is running out of workers
    Yet we're seeing some tension in the labor market because unemployed people don't have the skills employers demand." From software developers ... has pledged to add half a million jobs a year, but his campaign focused on posts for the legions of unemployed ...
    07/1/2016 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • Dairy farmers say higher wage will hurt workers
    Rather than pay higher labor costs, Dan Crowell of Chautauqua County ... “It comes down to eliminating jobs or going out of business because farms can’t survive on these already thin profit margins.” Unlike most industries, dairy farms can’t ...
    07/1/2016 - 12:54 am | View Link
  • Fed Up with Fast-Food Wages, Dayton Auto Workers Plan to Join UAW
    agreed to their demand to join the UAW. Jobs at the Creative Foam plant are a microcosm of the pay cuts facing workers throughout America’s manufacturing industry. More than one-third of all frontline factory workers now rely on public assistance ...
    06/30/2016 - 5:21 am | View Link
  • New Jersey casino workers demand contract, prepare for strike
    We will do whatever we need to do to make sure these jobs provide a good middle-class existence ... it began signing workers up for electronic cards through which they will receive strike pay during a walkout. (The union won't say how much each worker ...
    06/29/2016 - 4:06 pm | View Link
  • A Better Way to Disrupt the Workplace
    Many on-demand businesses today make grandiose ... But, they caution, they can't deliver the flexible jobs that workers crave unless government gets off their back. Those troublesome laws requiring businesses to pay payroll taxes and minimum wage are ...
    06/29/2016 - 10:06 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    06/28/2016 - 7:01 pm | View Website
  • Home : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of ...
    The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations—such as carpenters, teachers, and ...
    06/28/2016 - 4:23 pm | View Website
  • 5 blue-collar jobs that pay workers over $100,000 a year ...
    5 blue-collar jobs that pay workers over $100,000 a year. Clark Howard Staff Wednesday, February 3 rd 2016. Home / Jobs & Military / 5 blue-collar jobs that pay ...
    06/27/2016 - 10:58 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, ...
    06/27/2016 - 5:22 pm | 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 ...
    06/27/2016 - 4:22 am | View Website
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