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A raise in minimum wage

Mar 21, 2014
What the minimum wage means for individuals and small businesses
Posted In: minimum wage, labor, wages, salary, employment

Obama seeks expanded overtime pay

Mar 12, 2014
The president seeks to change overtime pay rules via executive powers.
Posted In: pay, management, workers, employment, Jobs, Barack Obama

Ignore the Unemployment Rate. There's a better jobs indicator.

Feb 6, 2014
Why you should read the whole jobs report, and not just the highlights
Posted In: jobs numbers, employment

Open for business on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 20, 2014
How businesses observe Martin Luther King Day has changed over time.
Posted In: Martin Luther King Jr., holidays, human resources, employment

In oil boom, happy to drive a truck by day, a cab by night

Dec 17, 2013
Elsie Ejismekwu is happy to have two driving jobs in the North Dakota oil fields as she starts her life over.
Posted In: Black Gold Boom, North Dakota, employment

Companies start to woo older workers with perks

Dec 9, 2013
Companies who rely on older employees are offering special incentives, from training in new job skills to babysitting services for grandkids.
Posted In: seniors, employment, older workers

Unemployment rate hits 5-year low; 203,000 jobs added in November

Dec 6, 2013
The unemployment level has fallen to 7 percent for the first time since 2008. But people are still suffering.
Posted In: jobs numbers, employment, Unemployment

Weekly Wrap: As goes housing, goes the economy? + #longreads

Nov 29, 2013
Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Bloomberg's Nela Richardson join Lizzie O'Leary to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Housing, real estate, treasury, Jobs, employment, Unemployment

Markets await delayed employment figures

Oct 21, 2013
Delayed figures on unemployment are expected to hold steady.
Posted In: employment, government shutdown 2013

American companies plan to cut 40,000 jobs

Oct 3, 2013
According to a new report from Challenger, Gray and Christmas.
Posted In: Jobs, layoffs, employment

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