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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Thursday proposed a $30 billion plan to help displaced workers in coal-producing areas find new jobs and continue receiving health benefits as the country shifts to using renewable energy and more natural gas. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, her chief rival for the Democratic nomination, has tacked...

  • Nov 11- The founder and former chief executive officer of Alpha Natural Resources, among the largest U.S. coal companies, objected on Wednesday to Alpha's plan under bankruptcy to drop benefits for more than 4,500 miners, spouses and their dependants. Former Alpha CEO and Chairman Michael Quillen said eliminating retiree health benefits of thousands of...

  • *Lufthansa wins temporary injunction in Duesseldorf. Flight attendants started striking last Friday over early retirement benefits and pensions and the cabin crew union raised the pressure on Tuesday by calling for walkouts on short- and long-haul flights at Frankfurt, Duesseldorf and Munich airports from 0300 GMT on Wednesday through to 2300 GMT on...

  • Bonuses down in 2015 Monday, 9 Nov 2015 | 10:17 AM ET
    Bonuses down in 2015

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the expected decline in bonuses on Wall Street, according to Johnson Associates.

  • Wall Street Bonus pay to fall Monday, 9 Nov 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Wall Street Bonus pay to fall

    Year-end compensation for workers in the financial industry will fall up to 10 percent.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Kurtis Ofori was thrilled to start his new job writing grant applications at green energy startup Dawan Global in New York City. In addition to health insurance, Dawan Global offers the holy grail of benefits for young people: tuition reimbursement. These types of benefits are making a difference as hiring power shifts from employers to the...

  • Here's how much truck drivers are getting paid Monday, 2 Nov 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Here's how much truck drivers are getting paid

    Truckers are earning higher salaries amid the industry's shortage of drivers.

  • McDonald's wants subpoena tossed Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    McDonald's wants subpoena tossed

    McDonald's is asking a U.S. judge to reject a subpoena from the National Labor Relations Board, arguing the requests are unfair and costly.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 27- When some 120 million employees start filling out their open enrollment choices this fall, they will be presented with the usual health, dental and vision options. "Some of those policies are going to be a perfect fit and valuable, and other things are not going to be useful," says Jennifer Benz, who runs her own benefits firm based in San Francisco.

  • Applebee's to finally pay cook Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Applebee's to finally pay cook

    Applebee's will pay a prep cook who didn't receiver checks for a year.

  • How Paul Ryan can help everyday dads Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 1:50 PM ET
    Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan shares the stage with his family on August 29, 2012 during the Republican National Convention.

    It's great that Paul Ryan is putting family first, says Jennifer Owens. Will he keep it going and help other parents?

  • Santelli Exchange: August JOLTS down Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | 11:46 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: August JOLTS down

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on Danny Meyer eliminating tipping, and job openings falling in August.

  • Tipping creating income disparity: CEO Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Waitress diner

    Union Square Hospitality Group will begin eliminating tipping at its restaurants. CEO Danny Meyer, explains why the strategy helps workers and the restaurant industry.

  • Labor market my no be so weak after all Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Labor market my no be so weak after all

    Jobless claims fell back to a 42-year low level last week, despite the recent cool-off in job growth.

  • Avoid making costly open-enrollment mistakes Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 7:58 AM ET
    Company benefits manual

    Many workers use annual open enrollment to tweak employee benefit options, but others let old selections ride - a big mistake, say advisors.

  • Don't bank on a pay raise: Study Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Don't bank on a pay raise: Study

    A recent study proclaimed troubling news for workers: For the fifth year in a row, employee bonus pools will come in below target, according to benefits consulting firm Towers Watson.

  • Slow path to gender equality in workplace Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 8:43 AM ET
    Slow path to gender equality in workplace

    Eric Kutcher, McKinsey & Company, discusses the results of a study on women's progress in achieving pay and leadership parity at work.

  • Food-delivery drivers sue start-ups Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 12:23 PM ET
    The GrubHub Inc. app is displayed on an Apple Inc. iPhone 5 in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

    A growing list start-ups have been hit with complaints in California over the employee status of contract workers.

  • Sept 23- The U.S. government could shut down next week if Congress does not resolve, even temporarily, a dispute over Planned Parenthood and agree on a plan to extend federal funding beyond Sept. 30. So would major benefit programs such as Medicare health insurance and Social Security retirement benefits for older people. Up to 1 million U.S. workers could face...

  • ZenPayroll's plans for Gusto Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    ZenPayroll's plans for Gusto

    Joshua Reeves, co-founder and CEO of Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll), discusses the company's name change along with getting into the online health and worker's compensation benefits business.