: Local lawmakers in Washington, D.C., are doing what Congress won't do for the nation: Voting on whether to increase the minimum wage. More
Now that Twitter has gone public, the social media company could be poised for a hiring binge.
Over the last generation, pay for some professions has risen much faster than the overall rate of inflation.
College grads with foreign language skills will have better job prospects than their English-only peers.
Residents of the small Washington city of SeaTac and the state of New Jersey both voted to raise minimum wages on Tuesday.
'Tis the season for holiday jobs. Hiring is well underway, and these companies are bringing on the most seasonal workers.
Young people delaying their start in the workforce. The recession is the main reason, but more time in college, longer lives, and raising kids are also factors.
Federal jobs are at their lowest level level in 47 years ... but most of the drop is postal workers.
At least 70,000 workers filed for unemployment benefits during the government shutdown, but now that Congress has approved back-pay for them, the states want the money back.
About 70,000 federal workers filed for unemployment benefits in the first week of October, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
While the average worker in the U.S. saw their wages rise 1.7% over the past year, workers in these 10 cities saw a more generous bump during the third quarter, according to PayScale.
First-time claims for unemployment benefits suddenly jumped last week, marking the biggest one-week rise since Superstorm Sandy left thousands of people temporarily out of work.
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