Four environmental organizers and researchers examine the ‘green jobs’ buzz.
Thousands of jobless workers in Washington state will lose their unemployment checks starting later this month
Economist: Bill will bring fraud, destroy jobs
Hallelujah, Washington has finally heard the people's cries for jobs! In an urgent bipartisan push, Democrats and Republicans have joined hands across the aisle to pass the JOBS Act.
"Workers coming into the resources industry in Australia at the moment will be among the best paid workers in the world. The large amount of construction occurring in Australia in developing mines, railways and ports is putting huge demands on us."
The US electronics retail chain Best Buy on Thursday announced it would close 50 stores this year and lay off 400 corporate and support workers as part of a plan to cut $800 million in costs and restructure its business.
Federal judge has struck down key provisions of Act 10
los angeles civil defense atty JAMES OTTO filed a lawsuit so americans can have equal access to American Jobs. He explains that jobs ARE available but greedy US corporations have devised a plan, backed with a corporate training program, to ensure tha
The US Postal Service, claiming that it faces annual losses that will mount to $18.2 billion by 2015, has announced that it will go ahead with the elimination of up to 264 mail processing centers around the country
I don't know what's more amazing: that the US Dept of Defense is first with 3.2 million employees ... or that Walmart ranks third
The law offices of Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. offered "no comment" to Sun-Sentinel reporter Doreen Hemlock, but four ex-employees tell the paper they were simply wearing their orange shirts to celebrate "pay day" and the upcoming Friday group happy
Despite well-meaning attempts at mitigating or sugar-coating it, organized labor has always known, deep-down, that the only true friend it had was labor itself.
These are tough times to be a construction worker in America.
March 9. Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced that 227,000 new nonfarm payroll jobs were created by the economy during February. Is the government’s claim true?
Economists say many industries are looking up this year. But perhaps none has a better outlook than the energy sector.
February’s 227,000 net new jobs – the third month in a row of job gains well in excess of 200,000 – is good news for President Obama and bad news for Mitt Romney.
Ten years ago Williston, North Dakota was a quiet agricultural town with a population around 12,000. Today, because of oil prices and drilling advancements, Williston is home to America's biggest oil boom and its residents number over 30,000.
There are stories from Williston, North Dakota oil workers that are as hard to believe as they are entirely true.
I was sent to Williston, North Dakota to look into the booming oil scene and find out what it takes to get a job.
What we read, see on TV and hear on radio about the unemployment rate is not the whole story. The Bureau of Labor Statistics gives us "U-3," which is at 8.3%, but to see total unemployment including those who have stopped looking for jobs, the answ
What happens in Ohio politics never stays in Ohio, and there are two story lines here on the eve of Super Tuesday.
The unemployment rate in the eurozone is soaring, with the rate now at 10.7% for euro-using countries. Spain and Greece have the highest rates.
DRIVING THROUGH JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN, IN A DOWNPOUR, looking past the wipers and through windows fogged up with cigarette smoke, Main Street appears to be melting away.
The Occupy movement may be able to forge a powerful alliance with millions of working men and women around a national call to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, co-chair of the Congressional Out of Poverty Caucus, voted against the recent extension of unemployment benefits because it shortened the maximum number of weeks a jobless worker could qualify.
A group of about 65 workers who occupied a Goose Island window factory in 2008 have once again locked themselves inside the plant in a desperate move to save their jobs.
The number of people seeking unemployment aid was unchanged last week and the four-week average of applications fell to its lowest point in four years.
When Paula Symons joined the U.S. workforce in 1972, typewriters in her office clacked nonstop, people answered the telephones and the hot new technology revolutionizing communication was the fax machine.
Apple appears to be retaliating against The New York Times for its excellent series of articles on Apple's manufacturing practices.
This spring, some high school grads in western states have good job prospects. Metal prices, combined with a shortage of miners, means companies are hiring. Some teens are opting not to go to college, and instead are heading underground.