1930: Ellen Church becomes the world’s first airline stewardess, working a Boeing Air Transport flight from Oakland, California, to Chicago. The flight takes 20 hours and involves 13 stops along the way.
If you want to be an asteroid miner, you've got some stiff competition.
As a new report issued today by the Institute for Justice discusses, more and more Americans now need the government’s permission before they can pursue the occupation of their choice. The IJ report, “License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from
On Tuesday, US President Barack Obama made his first speech on economic policy since the official start of his reelection campaign, calling on Congress to enact a list of corporate handouts in the name of “creating jobs.”
Paul Krugman observes that Mitt Romney has been blasting Barack Obama for not creating more jobs.
The latest jobs figures from the US Labor Department make America’s current unemployment crisis seem almost over.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the ultimate resource for those curious about jobs in America.
It's that day of the month again: jobs day!
Non-territorial office space appeals to managers, but employees aren't so sure. There's also no place to keep that "World's Greatest Dad" mug.
An up-close look at the roughnecks, puffnecks, strippers, truck drivers, lap dancers, man camps, meth labs, doubled housing prices, $25-an-hour waitresses and other gritty elements of the "new Big Rock Candy Mountain"
Under pressure from farming advocates in rural communities, and following a report by The Daily Caller, the Obama administration withdrew a proposed rule Thursday that would have applied child labor laws to family farms.
Nothing special in yesterday’s financial news. So let’s turn from farce to fraud…that is, to politics.
In a typical year, the young men in this agricultural region of western Mexico would have made the journey north to America.
Congratulations to the graduating class of 2012. We’ll be expecting you at the welfare office!
The state's divisive immigration law isn't the only reason thousands may have left.
The Obama administration is looking for states that will experiment with unemployment insurance programs by letting people test a job while still receiving benefits.
The prospect of a fast-tracked career and a hefty starting salary has students flocking to mining schools. The Colorado School of Mines, gets more than 11,000 applications each year and accepts less than 1,000 students.
When Khristopher Brooks received a job offer with the Wilmington News Journal, he was so ecstatic that he announced it on his personal Tumblr blog.
A man we'll call Robert has a profile on the employment website Monster.com, and earlier today he received a message from a recruiter about a job in "beautiful Northwest Arkansas."
In a developing news piece just unleashed by a courthouse news wire, Monsanto is being brought to court by dozens of Argentinean tobacco farmers who say that the biotech giant knowingly poisoned them with herbicides and pesticides and subsequently ca
An administrative employee in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has sent a mass email to colleagues on the day he retired, revealing how he had nothing to do for the past 14 years
Reporter Rob Schmitz from the radio show Marketplace recently gained access to the Foxconn plant in China where Apple builds its iPads. He's only the second reporter to do so.
With around 20 per cent real unemployment, it’s US joblessness that could prove the stumbling block for Obama's second term – not foreign policy issues
Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior.
In Greece, more than 21 percent of the working-age population is jobless. For Greeks under age 25, the rate is more than double that.
The recession brought widespread unemployment across the U.S., but it also prompted a spike in the number of freelance or independent workers.
Boy, do I feel like an idiot. I've been out there on radio and TV in the last few months saying that I thought there was a chance Barack Obama was listening to the popular anger against Wall Street that drove the Occupy movement
Sony Corp. plans to reduce its work force by an estimated 10,000 jobs.
On April 5, as expected, Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act).
Japan's Sony Corp is cutting 10,000 jobs, about 6 percent of its global workforce, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday.