A survey of North American manufacturing execs found they're optimistic U.S. companies can make gains against international competitors. John Dimsdale reports on the factors that may now be in American manufacturers' favor.
A new start-up company is trying to make it easier for illiterate workers with no business network to find out about jobs as housekeepers, gardeners, drivers and the like. Rico Gagliano reports from Bangalore.
The Screen Actors Guild's is willing to keep actors working without a deal as long as talks continue with studios. But SAG's head is coming down on another actor's union. Renita Jablonski talks to Variety's Stuart Levine.
A Brooklyn construction site owner is being charged with manslaughter after the death of one of his workers on the job this week. Alisa Roth looks into whether this will encourage employers to make work safety a priority.
The truckers' strike in Spain is the latest in a string of international protests against the rising cost of fuel. Renita Jablonski talks to Danny Wood in Madrid about how this strike is affecting consumers.
Even with an impressive skill set, many Iraqi refugees have trouble finding jobs in the U.S. To help, a nonprofit group in Washington, D.C. is working to help bridge the communication gap. Janet Babin has more.
History tells us employment tends to lag in the economic cycle. Jobs return once demand for products and services goes up. But commentator and economist Mark Thoma says factors like technology are throwing a wrench into the jobs equation.