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
  • ‘There is no Alternative Unless We Build One’: Reinventing ... - Canadian Dimension
    ... gains for a majority of workers. ... by flourishing consumer demand, as ... layers of union-protected jobs would ... as the necessary price ...
    04/8/2015 - 3:29 pm | View Link
  • Fitch Rates MARTA, GA's Sales Tax Revenue Bonds 'AA-'; Outlook ... -
    Fitch Rates MARTA, GA's Sales Tax Revenue Bonds 'AA-'; Outlook ... - CNBC
    04/8/2015 - 3:15 pm | View Link
  • 4 Quotes From Libertarian Thinkers on Increasing the Federal Minimum ... -
    4 Benefits Minimum Wage Proponents Cite to Raise It -
    04/8/2015 - 10:36 am | View Link
  • An Emotional Audit: IRS Workers Are Miserable and Overwhelmed - Yahoo! Finance
    IRS Workers Are Miserable and Overwhelmed - Bloomberg
    04/8/2015 - 10:16 am | View Link
  • Genpact confirms it will send some Hanover Township jobs overseas ... - BusinessWeek
    Genpact confirms it will send some Hanover Township jobs overseas - Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
    04/8/2015 - 9:45 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    04/24/2015 - 6:11 pm | View Link
  • How Flexible Scheduling Is Making American Workers’ Lives Miserable
    This way, employers don’t need to pay ... jobs. And with steady jobs came steady paychecks along with regular and predictable work schedules. But employees are now becoming variable costs of doing business—depending on ups and downs in demand that ...
    04/24/2015 - 4:18 pm | View Link
  • Rana Plaza anniversary: Two years on, garment workers still toil in virtual slavery
    At the time of writing, some international brands who sourced from Rana Plaza still refuse to pay ... demand that change. This is not about boycotting certain brands, or consumer guilt. It is about an awareness that garment workers need their jobs, but ...
    04/23/2015 - 12:00 pm | View Link
  • Senate workers protest poor pay, demand $15 wage
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Food workers who cater to U.S. senators ... costs would force some companies to cut jobs or relocate. Companies operating in Washington, D.C., for example, are required to pay a minimum wage of $9.50 an hour, a rate that ...
    04/23/2015 - 5:57 am | View Link
  • Demand for manufacturing workers grows
    part of a statewide effort to highlight the industry and the demand for skilled workers. "There's a misconception that manufacturing jobs are dirty, dangerous, dark and declining," said Mason Jackson, president of CareerSource Broward, which sponsored the ...
    04/23/2015 - 12:19 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    04/24/2015 - 9:38 am | View Website
  • Social Workers : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S ...
    Social workers held about 607,300 jobs in 2012. They work in the following settings: Hospitals, primary care settings, and clinics, including veterans clinics
    04/23/2015 - 11:08 pm | 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 ...
    04/23/2015 - 6:08 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 ...
    04/23/2015 - 3:45 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 ...
    04/23/2015 - 6:48 am | View Website
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