Mystery surrounds Wal-Mart's bizarre cover story of closing five stores for six months due to "plumbing problems"
Thousands of fast-food workers are protesting on Wednesday in the fight for higher wages. But franchisees are dealing with their own problems
This massive future-shaped cube may be the first co-working megaplex, designed to provide both workplace and sleeping quarters to the mobile creative class of tomorrow.
Timid by nature, Shi Jieying took a risk last month and joined fellow workers in a strike at her handbag factory, one of a surging number of such labor protests across China.
There is real beauty in doing a job well, even a simple job. It is our great loss that this form of beauty is never mentioned in public these days – double-sad, because at one time, such beautywas acknowledged.
For decades, states across the South, Great Plains and Rocky Mountains enacted policies that prevented organized labor from forcing all workers to pay union dues or fees.
The big job cuts eBay promised last month are here.
Ex-Googler and Beeswax CEO Ari Paparo tweeted on Thursday night that "tons of engineers" were "looking to leave the goog after bonuses."
Sometimes we need to get away from our busy workplaces, even if just for a small amount of time. A new pod has been designed to provide exactly that sort of refuge. The Orrb is a single-person space in which workers can take short relaxation or learn
Facebook is doing everything it can to monopolize your time online, ramping up efforts in video, messaging, and news, among other media.
A growing debate in the United States is that working women are exploited by a free labor market where they are paid, on average, significantly less than their male counterparts.
All the householder needs is a credit card and a phone equipped with Handy's app, and everything from spring cleaning to flat-pack-furniture assembly gets taken care of by "service pros" who earn an average of $18 an hour.
At the stroke of midnight today, 19 states increased their minimum wage. Residents of three more and the nation's capital can expect hikes later on this year.
A survey of American Red Cross employees shows a crisis of trust in the charity's leadership and deep internal doubts about the Red Cross' commitment to ethical conduct.
Government Now Extorting Strippers.
Socialist Party Demanding $20 Minimum Wage Insists It Should Not Be Subject To $20 Minimum Wage
There's also at least one high-profile long-shot on the informal list being circulated inside Obama's camp:
Brigham and Women's Hospital was sued over a policy mandating nurses to get flu shots if they want to keep working there.
Contest flyer contains no warning of potential adverse side effects associated with flu vaccines
An exodus of top-level officials from the Department of Homeland Security is undercutting the agency's ability to stay ahead of a range of emerging threats, including potential terrorist strikes and cyberattacks, according to interviews with curren
The National Labor Relations Board has ordered CNN to rehire 100 workers and compensate 200 others for a labor dispute that originated in 2003.
While we talk about democracy and equal rights, we seem increasingly to let both private and government decisions be determined by mob rule.
Every morning Anthony Green wakes up in his Manhattan apartment and walks around the block to get a cup of coffee, and maybe an omelet from the diner that he tells me makes the "best in the East Village, maybe even New York."
"Mythbusters" may be famous for its wacky, one-of-a-kind experiments, but on a structural level, the show has been following the same format for about a decade.
Sure. You can make $15 an hour at McDonald's, at least in Seattle. You just have to perform better than this machine
Microsoft will slash up to 18,000 jobs by the end of the year. That's 14 percent of the company's workforce, and it amounts to the largest round of layoffs in the nearly 40 year history of the software kingpin.
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the company's plans.
Google employee blows the whistle on search giant's problem with over-confident 'geek types living in a bubble'
Drivers in a long-running labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began what they said would be an indefinite strike Monday.
There has been a lot of griping about open offices of late, from The Open Office Trap in the New Yorker to Why open office layouts are bad for employees, bosses and productivity in Fast Company.