AUGUSTA, Maine-- A panel that examined Maine's process for resolving unemployment claim disputes concluded understaffing led to payment delays and that there's no evidence that hearing officers were biased, officials said Tuesday.» Read More
McDonald's has committed yet another employee advice blunder, listing on its worker resource website pricey suggestions for holiday tipping.
Ross Devol of the Milken Institute, digs into the unemployment rate of those without a high school education, and whether raising the minimum wage would discourage people from staying in school. Devol also shares the best cities for jobs.
The minimum wage battle is heating up as tens of thousands of fast-food workers participated in a strike for a higher minimum wage. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on minimum wage laws.
WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for October, 10 a.m. Eastern; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for October, 10 a.m..
CNBC's Patti Domm talks about how the markets could react to the monthly jobs numbers, and why the November report is so critical.
Fast-food workers are willing to disrupt the lunchtime rush by protesting outside, reports NBC News' Katy Tur. Workers are striking for a fair minimum wage.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Robert Frank question whether a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers is the solution to the American wealth gap.
NEW YORK, Dec 5- The euro rose to a one-month high against the dollar on Thursday after the European Central Bank left a key interest rate unchanged, disappointing some traders who had hoped for more aggressive easing measures in the euro zone.
*OPEC keeps production target unchanged. *John Kerry: core sanctions against Iran remain in place despite interim deal.
Strikes against fast-food restaurants have called for the minimum wage to increase to $15, but the side effects of such a jump are unclear.
CNBC's Katy Tur reports that fast-food workers across the country plan to protest in an effort to gain higher pay at minimum wage jobs.
*John Kerry: core sanctions against Iran remain in place despite interim deal. LONDON, Dec 5- Brent crude oil slipped towards $111 a barrel on Thursday, as traders weighed whether positive U.S. data would prompt the Federal Reserve to start curbing its monthly bond-buying programme.
WASHINGTON, Dec 5- The White House piled pressure on Republicans on Thursday to extend U.S. jobless benefits with a report that estimated a failure to take action could lead to a loss of 240,000 jobs in 2014..
WASHINGTON, Dec 5- The U.S. economy grew faster than initially estimated in the third quarter as businesses aggressively accumulated stock, but underlying domestic demand remained sluggish and buoyed the case for the Federal Reserve to keep up its stimulus for now.
According to a source, some census employees faked job responses, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. And CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the actual falsification rate among interviews.
The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms dipped by less than 1 percent in November, with retail seeing the greatest number of job losses.
WASHINGTON-- The Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week. The report will be released Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. SOLID JOB GAINS: The decline in layoffs should help boost job gains at a time when hiring has accelerated.
TOKYO, Dec 5- Japan's Nikkei fell on Thursday, adding to the previous session's worst one-day drop in six weeks, as investors stayed cautious ahead of Friday's U.S. jobs report that may give more clues as to when the Federal Reserve will reduce its stimulus.
A top executive at White Castle said a $15-an-hour minimum wage will force it to close nearly half of its locations and lay off thousands of workers.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports according to the Washington Post says the new study showing a third of U.S. bank tellers rely on public assistance, was released by a labor-backed group.