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 tourObama 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'tUS 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
  • Raise the Wage Act Is More Rhetoric than Reality - Cato Institute
    ... workers stimulates consumer demand ... jobs or won’t be able to find jobs.  If workers lose their jobs, it ... can’t promise workers a ...
    05/4/2015 - 9:21 am | View Link
  • Drenched in Oil -
    Pay Up. Clean Up". ... Piles of breezeblocks line the roads, where workers are busy ... They want to return to their old jobs on the creeks.
    05/4/2015 - 9:15 am | View Link
  • Where the Minimum-Wage Fight Is Being Won - Atlantic Monthly
    Mass. senators vote for federal minimum wage raise -
    05/4/2015 - 6:56 am | View Link
  • Report: Pennsylvania Subsidizes Poverty Wages at Nursing Homes - Public News Service
    ... he says it would actually create jobs, because those workers would generate more consumer demand, while ... says the raises might actually pay ...
    05/4/2015 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • Federal Eye: In rural North Dakota, mail service is spotty and ... - Washington Post
    ... population boomed and the demand for ... has hundreds of jobs it can’t fill and an exodus of workers once ... “We don’t pay federal ...
    05/4/2015 - 6:13 am | View Link
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  • LA’s Minimum Wage Workers Just Won $15 an Hour—How Many Will Actually Be Paid That?
    ERT estimates that in the lowest-paying industries, one in three low-wage workers are undocumented, and two-thirds of the undocumented work in the informal economy, which leaves them structurally unstable, and “often unable to demand wages commensurate ...
    05/25/2015 - 12:01 pm | View Link
  • Jackson: Better pay comes when we demand it
    They risked their jobs to demand decency. They put a human face on workers who labor full time but can’t lift ... Women are demanding equal pay, and men and women are insisting that the decision to have a child has to be one that they and not politicians ...
    05/25/2015 - 11:13 am | View Link
  • Pay, hours disappoint on-demand workers
    Working for on-demand startups such as Uber and TaskRabbit is supposed to offer flexible hours and higher wages, but many workers have found the pay to be lower and the ... which connects such workers with jobs. Only a fraction of those are in the on ...
    05/24/2015 - 11:59 pm | View Link
  • 9 part-time jobs that can pay big bucks
    Here are some of the most lucrative part-time jobs ... workers who handle the influx of customers. Companies may find these workers through sites such as “Highest paying gigs come from customer service positions at silent auctions that pay ...
    05/24/2015 - 11:32 pm | View Link
  • Shift to on-demand workforce exposes gaps in disability insurance
    But others say that “jobs are being reduced to nothing but freelance temporary gigs.” Some people fear the on-demand economy could mean the end of workers comp, retirement benefits, sick pay, maternity leave, overtime, minimum wages, health insurance ...
    05/23/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • 5 hot jobs for older workers
    5 hot jobs for older workers Spencer Platt/Getty Images Retail. Retail jobs are popular with older workers. Openings are frequent, hours are flexible and ...
    05/25/2015 - 9:19 pm | View Website
  • Cosmetology Salaries, Beauty Career Options & Job Demand
    Learn the average cosmetologist salary, cosmetology career options and find out which cosmetology jobs are in demand. Discover beauty careers and salaries.
    05/25/2015 - 9:12 pm | View Website
  • Does Workers' Comp Pay for Lost Wages? | eHow
    Does Workers' Comp Pay for Lost Wages?. If you're injured in the course of your job, your employer's workers' compensation insurance should be paying your ...
    05/25/2015 - 10:27 am | View Website
  • The world at work: Jobs, pay, and skills for 3.5 billion ...
    Report | McKinsey Global Institute The world at work: Jobs, pay, and skills for 3.5 billion people June 2012 | by Richard Dobbs, Anu Madgavkar, Dominic Barton, Eric ...
    05/25/2015 - 7:07 am | View Website
  • Ford Raises Pay for 500 Workers as Demand Grows for F-150 ...
    DETROIT — Growing demand for Ford Motor’s new pickup truck will prompt a transition to higher wages for up to 500 of the company’s entry-level union ...
    05/25/2015 - 12:26 am | View Website
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