SACRAMENTO, Calif.— A California effort to lead a national debate over the growing wage gap between CEOs and average workers took its first step in the state Legislature on Thursday with support from Democratic lawmakers, organized labor and former U.S.» Read More
WASHINGTON— The Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week. EASTER SURPRISE: One wild card impacting last week's figures could be the Easter holiday, which falls at different times each year. Last year Easter fell on March 30, while this year it was April 20.
Few things unite us like complaining about our jobs. Think you have one of the worst? Click ahead for the 10 worst jobs for 2014.
Math and science guys (and ladies) crushed it on the best jobs list this year. They are in demand. *HIGH FIVE!*
Many Americans think that they make enough money, but some still think that they are unfairly paid—and want the problem fixed.
About 66 percent of the graduating class of 2013 enrolled in college last fall, the lowest number of enrollees since 2006, a new report said.
People with the least education -- and the highest unemployment rates -- are also the least likely to find work through online job postings. CNBC's Allison Linn reports on new research that found most jobs for people with a college degree are now posted online.
Less-educated Americans desperate for work may not be finding a job online for one simple reason: The job they want isn’t being posted there.
Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura makes the case that CEO pay is "way out of line" and that we should stop cheapening the idea of physical labor. "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary and CNBC's Kate Kelly weigh in.
Would the end of the anti-poaching case in Silicon Valley trigger "star wars?," asks lawyer and San Diego State professor Dan Eaton.
WASHINGTON— With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job market is brightening for new grads— a bit. The Labor Department on Tuesday said the unemployment rate for 2013 college graduates— defined as those ages 20 to 29 who earned a four-year or advanced degree— was 10.9 percent.
Male doctors on average make 88 percent more in Medicare reimbursements than female physicians, according to an analysis of government data.
With CareerCast naming the best and worst jobs for 2014, Lee LeCaptain, lumberjack, and Jerrod Ankenmen, mathematician, make the case for their professions.
CareerCast revealed their annual ranking of the 10 best and worst jobs for 2014. CNBC's Seema Mody reports.
NEW YORK— Platinum and palladium prices dropped sharply Monday on signs that South African mining companies are close to reaching a labor agreement that would end a four-month strike. Platinum for July delivery fell $28, or 2 percent, to close at $1,400.70 an ounce. Palladium for June lost $29.30, or 3.6 percent, to $777.80 an ounce.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- The U.S. jobless rate in recent years has been a good gauge of slack in the economy, according to a paper published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco that takes aim at critics who have argued otherwise.
Chris Rupkey, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, shares his thoughts on the nation's unemployment picture state-by-state. Krisha Guha, ISI Group and CNBC's Steve Liesman, weigh in.
For Americans who can’t find jobs, the booming demand for temp workers has been a path out of unemployment, but now many fear it’s a dead-end route.
On the best jobs list, STEM careers dominate—High-five, math and science guys!—and the worst can be summed up in one word: Timber!
CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada's jobless rate held steady in March at 8.5 percent, the same as the month before, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday.
SALT LAKE CITY— Utah's unemployment rate increased slightly last month, the first time since last July the rate has climbed instead of falling. The Department of Workforce Services announced Friday that the state's jobless rate for March was 4.1 percent, up from 3.9 percent the month before.