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Giraffe Gives Dying Zoo Worker A Kiss Goodbye

Giraffe Gives Dying Zoo Worker A Kiss Goodbye

Get ready to sob

A zoo worker with terminal cancer had a tender moment when one of the giraffes he cared for approached him to say goodbye. Read More »

Healthcare Reform Gives More Workers Freedom to Say 'I Quit'

Healthcare Reform Gives More Workers Freedom to Say 'I Quit'

New healthcare options free workers from 'job lock'

The Affordable Care Act is giving people who stayed at jobs only for the benefits the impetus to venture out on their own. Read More »

Jobless Rate for Gulf Vets Edges Down

Jobless Rate for Gulf Vets Edges Down

Finally, they seem to be winning their latest battle

The shocking rate of unemployment among America’s youngest veterans is finally seeing some improvement, according to the latest figures from the government. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected Last Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected Last Week

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, pointing to some underlying strength in the labor market. Read More »

Obama Manufacturing Hubs Face Uphill Struggle To Create Jobs

Obama Manufacturing Hubs Face Uphill Struggle To Create Jobs

Administration says project is still nascent

The Obama administration's America Makes initiative has not created any new jobs, but says the project is just getting started. Read More »

One Amazing Teacher Is About To Get $1 Million

One Amazing Teacher Is About To Get $1 Million

Celebrating the one profession that makes all others possible

The goal of the international prize is to elevate the stature of the teaching profession, which suffers a dismally low reputation across the world. Read More »

North Dakota Desperate For Workers To Fill Empty Jobs

North Dakota Desperate For Workers To Fill Empty Jobs

Some 25,000 jobs remain unfilled

There are oil jobs galore in the Peace Garden State, but not nearly enough takers. Read More »

With Job Opportunities At Record Low, Teens Need Not Apply

With Job Opportunities At Record Low, Teens Need Not Apply

In a tough labor market for most, youngest find disaster

The youngest job seekers are shut out of the labor market, along with their older siblings. There’s only one way they can stack the odds in their favor. Read More »

Green Rush Job Fair Draws Crowds

Green Rush Job Fair Draws Crowds

Would-be workers in weed explore job opportunities

An interview with Todd Mitchem, chief revenue officer of O.penVAPE, about the CannaSearch job fair in Denver. Read More »

Why Professional Men Over 60 Keep Working

Why Professional Men Over 60 Keep Working

Men tend to think, 'Who will I be if I don’t have my work?’

There are some stark and surprising differences between men and women who choose to work after they turn 60. Read More »

Top 3 Reasons Robots Will Snag Retail Workers' Jobs

Top 3 Reasons Robots Will Snag Retail Workers' Jobs

The technology already exists

The case for why retail workers are at the greatest risk of losing work to machines. Read More »

Celebrity Skin Care Expert Nabbed in Murder-for-Hire Charge

Celebrity Skin Care Expert Nabbed in Murder-for-Hire Charge

Dawn DaLuise allegedly hired former NFL player

A skin care expert to Hollywood celebrities was arrested for trying to put a hit on a competitor that she falsely thought was stalking and harassing her. Read More »

Pot Party Planner Blazes New Career Path

Pot Party Planner Blazes New Career Path

One career door closed for Jane West, but another opened

Jane West's canna-friendly activities cost her a corporate job but the offers haven't stopped flowing in for her sophisticated event planning services. Read More »

Low-Wage Jobs Unexpectedly A Way Of Life For Many

Low-Wage Jobs Unexpectedly A Way Of Life For Many

Including older, better-educated, more experienced workers

Low-wage work used to be a stepping stone to a better career, but as middle-income jobs increasingly vanish, people are becoming stuck in these occupations. Read More »

Hospitals Use Baby Cuddlers To Soothe Stressed Out Newborns

Hospitals Use Baby Cuddlers To Soothe Stressed Out Newborns

Great work for seniors, empty-nesters and college students

Studies have shown that pain, stress and isolation hamper early brain development, which is why some hospitals have started volunteer cuddling programs. Read More »

McDonald's Hit By Lawsuits Over Worker Pay

McDonald's Hit By Lawsuits Over Worker Pay

Latest move to call attention to pay practices in fast-food

Several lawsuits are being filed against McDonald's this week saying the fast-food chain engages in practices to avoid paying workers what they are owed. Read More »

Obama Moves to Broaden Overtime Rights

Obama Moves to Broaden Overtime Rights

Opponents cry foul, but millions may benefit

President Obama is changing the rules that exclude many American workers from getting overtime pay for longer hours. His opponents in Congress and business are lining up to oppose him. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to New 3-Month Low

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to New 3-Month Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell and hit a fresh three-month low last week, suggesting an improving market. Read More »

Ban Bossy And Maybe Ban Bosses, Too

Ban Bossy And Maybe Ban Bosses, Too

A call to do even more for girls and boys

A writer responds to the "Ban Bossy" video, and thinks we can do even more for girls and boys. Read More »

Ohio Jeep Plant To Hire 1,000 Part-Time Workers

Ohio Jeep Plant To Hire 1,000 Part-Time Workers

Part-time hires will get the same pay as full-time staff

Chrysler plans to ramp up hiring to take some pressure off of its overworked full-time staff. Read More »

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