About 70 percent of retired three-and-four star generals took jobs with defense contractors or consultants, according to a report released Monday by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and the Brave New Foundation.
Reality Check's Ben Swann takes a look at how the fiscal cliff might affect your life and what this would mean for businesses, employees and the unemployed.
Wal-Mart vice president of communications David Tovar said Monday on Fox News that the retail giant didn’t expected any disruptions on Black Friday, despite planned worker protests.
Troubled Twinkie maker Hostess Brands and the unions representing its striking workers agreed to start mediation hearings on Tuesday at the urging of a bankruptcy court judge.
Hostess Brands Inc, the bankrupt maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, has sought a U.S. court's permission to go out of business after failing to get wage and benefit cuts from thousands of its striking bakery workers. Hostess, which has about $2.
Black Friday’s shopping bonanza brings people out to line up in front of stores for hours before it begins.
To be a good manager, you need to be able to identify changes in your employees' work ethics
There can be advantages in being a women leader in a male-dominated industry.
Dow Chemical Co, the largest chemical maker in the United States, said on Tuesday it plans to cut 5 percent of its workforce and shutter 20 plants as part of a restructuring program aimed at countering a slowing global economy.
U.S. national unemployment rate fell to 8.2 percent in August — down in nearly 90 percent of the country's metro areas.
In the ongoing debate about globalization, what's been missing is the voices of workers
[UPDATE] Now it's official. The NFL is reporting that an agreement has been reached between the NFL and the referees association.
What does it take for a police officer to get fired?
Telepresence systems that let you go to work remotely have proved awkward to use. One startup thinks it has solved those problems.
SHANGHAI — Foxconn Technology, a major supplier to some of the world’s electronics giants, including Apple, said it had closed one of its large Chinese plants Monday after the police were called in to break up a fight among factory employees.
A fight at a northern Chinese factory campus owned by major Apple Inc. supplier Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. escalated into larger-scale unrest early Monday, according to the company and local police.
The Atlantic has been on the Millennial beat for a long time, explaining why 20-somethings aren't buying cars or houses or cable subscriptions, not getting married, not having children, and sometimes not even moving out of their parents' basements.
Striking teachers in Chicago have reached a tentative deal with the city that will end a five-day stand-off and send 400,000 children back to class by Monday, according to sources close to the negotiations.
The Chicago teachers’ strike will head into its third day on Wednesday, after the latest round of talks ended Tuesday night without a deal to bring teachers back to work, and the head of the Chicago Teachers Union describing their progress as “glacia
A reporter from the Shanghai Evening Post says he worked undercover at Foxconn Tai Yuan factory for ten days.
Especially in your early years as an analyst, all Wall Streeters can expect to pull all-nighters.
CTU President Karen Lewis and other principal negotiators finished up for the evening about 9:45 p.m.
Teachers, paraprofessionals and school clinicians in Chicago have been without a labor agreement since June of this year.
You can call them impatient, demanding and entitled, but if you don't offer incentives to retain young workers, someone else will.
Essentially, strikers have been off the job since August 10, when they started demanding more pay, and then this week police used deadly force against them to end the strike.
Credit Suisse is out with a massive report on the growth of industrial automation. Yesterday we highlighted their favorite seven stocks in the sector.
About one in 10 employers plan to drop health coverage when key provisions of the new health care law kick in less than two years from now, according to a survey to be released Tuesday by the consulting company Deloitte.
Everyone agrees that one of Marissa Mayer’s most urgent tasks at Yahoo will be hiring great managers and product people.
Fast pace, low margins have online retailers looking to automation to keep up.
Much of the problem is the super generous retirement plans available to many state, federal and local government workers. As always, a bit of common sense would help cushion the impact of this largess.