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  • Obama expands collection of equal employment data Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 11:24 AM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers remarks at an event marking Equal Pay Day in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Obama signed two executive actions today designed to shed light on the pay practices of federal contractors, which he said will help eliminate salary disparities between men and women.

    The Obama administration is expanding a data collection program aimed at ferreting out abuses of equal pay laws.

  • Browning-Ferris appeals key U.S. labor board ruling Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 6:20 PM ET

    Jan 22- A California waste management company has launched a legal challenge to a new U.S. labor board standard for "joint employment" that could make it easier for unions and regulators to hold companies accountable for the practices of staffing agencies, contractors and franchisees with which they partner. Browning-Ferris Industries, a subsidiary of...

  • Robert Walters: Here's where the jobs are in China Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 5:51 PM ET
    Robert Walters: Here's where the jobs are in China

    Toby Fowlston, MD at Robert Walters Southeast Asia, says there's demand in China for professionals who specialize in digitization.

  • Jan 20- More U.S. companies could be classified as "joint employers" of workers employed by a staffing agency or contractor and held liable for labor violations tied to those staff, the U.S. Labor Department said in guidance published Wednesday. "As the workplace continues to fissure, and as employment relationships continue to become more tenuous and murky, we...

  • The Labor Department guidance could affect companies ranging from construction firms to restaurant chains that could be held responsible if, for instance, one of their temp or contract workers did not get minimum wage from his or her employer. The Labor Department issued a proposed rule last year that would more than double the maximum income a salaried...

  • Workday CEO: Taking the long-term view to growth Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 8:42 AM ET
    Workday CEO: Taking the long-term view to growth

    Aneel Bhusri, Workday Co-founder and CEO, talks about his company's ability to provide cloud-based software which allow businesses to automate HR functions while protecting privacy. Also Bhusri weighs in on global markets.

  • Something else that's 'taxing' about Obamacare Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 9:00 AM ET
    1040, Tax return, tax code, IRS, taxes

    About 40 percent of firms that will be required to file new Obamacare tax forms aren't aware of those forms.

  • Fired for saying 'bra' with an accent? Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    Fired from job

    A Serbian woman in New York claims she was mocked for how she pronounced words like "lunch," "buyer," "sweater" and "bra."

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 2- The U.S. labor market tightened modestly in recent weeks with some upward pressure on wages as employers found it increasingly difficult to fill jobs across skill levels, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday. For example, the Cleveland Fed reported wage pressures were "widespread" and Atlanta said there were signs of emerging pressure to...

  • Williston leaders say it is time for oilfield workers to plant permanent roots or use existing hotels for extended stays and point out to abundant new permanent housing in this city with an estimated population of about 31,000.. "The man camp industry should understand we allowed them to come here on a temporary basis," said Howard Klug, Williston's mayor, who...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- Just as social media changed how people find love and marriage, with research showing about 22 percent of U.S. couples now meet online, an Internet dating website is betting its matchmaking techniques will help people find the perfect job. "It could be a game changer," said Michael Haberman, a human resources consultant, writer and co-founder of...

  • Is it safe to outsource workers? Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 3:30 AM ET
    Is it safe to outsource workers?

    Jeff Gravenhorst, CEO of ISS, which employs more than 510,000 people, says he is certain the company has not hired potential terrorists because it has very good vetting procedures.

  • *Randstad top gainer after update, Syngenta spikes. LONDON/ MILAN, Nov 17- European shares rose sharply on Tuesday, helped by encouraging updates from companies such as Germany's United Internet and Dutch-based Randstad, the world's second-biggest staffing company. Sentiment was also bolstered by expectations of more stimulus from the European Central Bank...

  • *Randstad and United Internet gain after updates. LONDON/ MILAN, Nov 17- European shares rose sharply on Tuesday, helped by encouraging updates from companies such as Germany's United Internet and Dutch-based Randstad, the world's second-biggest staffing company. Sentiment was also improved by expectations of more stimulus from the European Central Bank...

  • *Randstad and United Internet gain after updates. LONDON, Nov 17- European shares climbed in early trading on Tuesday, helped by encouraging updates from companies such as Germany's United Internet and Dutch-based Randstad, the world's second-biggest staffing company. Sentiment was also improved by the latest comments from an executive board member of the...

  • LONDON, Nov 17- European shares climbed higher in early trading on Tuesday, with encouraging updates from companies such as the world's second-biggest staffing company Randstad and Germany's United Internet helping the market. Randstad shares rose 7.5 percent, the top gainer in the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, after the company said sales had...

  • TOMS' socially-driven startups a 'shoe-in' Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    TOMS' socially-driven startups a 'shoe-in'

    Blake Mycoski, TOMS founder, discusses the company's strategy to become a lifestyle brand , and talks about his plan to invest in new companies with a social purpose.

  • *3rd- qtr recruitment business revenue up 46 pct. Oct 29- LinkedIn Corp's quarterly revenue and profit handily beat analysts' estimates as the world's biggest professional networking website operator earned more from its recruitment services business and from advertisements and paid memberships. LinkedIn has been spending heavily on expansion by buying...

  • Oct 29- LinkedIn Corp reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit as it earned more from its recruitment services business and benefited from the acquisition of training video company lynda.com. LinkedIn has been spending heavily on buying companies, hiring sales personnel and expanding in China and other markets outside the United...

  • LinkedIn quarterly revenue jumps about 37 pct Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 4:10 PM ET

    Oct 29- LinkedIn Corp, the operator of the biggest social networking site for professionals, reported a 37.2 percent jump in quarterly revenue, mainly due to strength in its recruitment services business. However, the net loss attributable to shareholders widened to $40.5 million, or 31 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $4.3 million, or 3...