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Oakland Raiders Feel Heat on Cheerleader Pay

Oakland Raiders Feel Heat on Cheerleader Pay

They’re Caving to Raiderettes Demand for Minimum Wage

A lawsuit by a member of the Raiderettes has forced the team to pay its cheerleaders the legal minimum wage, for the first time. Read More »

Barbie's Adding Entrepreneur To Her Resume

Barbie's Adding Entrepreneur To Her Resume

Following the trend of more businesses started by women

Barbie is adding a new career to her list - entrepreneur. Mattel will release the new entrepreneur Barbie along with real-life female entrepreneurs. Read More »

Air Force Vet's Wife Pays Firefighters' $123 Grocery Bill

Air Force Vet's Wife Pays Firefighters' $123 Grocery Bill

Leaving groceries to answer an emergency call, they came back to find them paid for.

An anonymous Air Force wife paid for the Memorial Day weekend groceries of some firefighters in Vacaville, Calif. Station 71 already has paid it forward. Read More »

Ask Jack: Calling in Sick, Nasty Coworkers, and Job of the Week

Ask Jack: Calling in Sick, Nasty Coworkers, and Job of the Week

Don't be shy. Jack wants to answer your work questions.

AOL Jobs contributor Jack Silbert answers all your burning job-related questions. Read More »

Customer Reduced To Tears By Words Written On Subway Order

Customer Reduced To Tears By Words Written On Subway Order

A California woman is threatening Subway with legal action after an employee wrote the words "big mama" on the box containing her order. Read More »

She's On a Mission to Help the Long-Term Unemployed Find Jobs

She's On a Mission to Help the Long-Term Unemployed Find Jobs

AOL Jobs catches up with Abby Kohut in San Diego

'Absolutely Abby' Kohut is on a cross country mission to help one million long-term unemployed Americans find jobs. Read More »

Is McDonald's Stealing Employees' Wages?

Is McDonald's Stealing Employees' Wages?

Lawsuits say McDonald's fails to pay employees for all hours worked

Workers have filed class-action suits against McDonald's, alleging it steals income with practices that drive wages below the legal minimum. Read More »

21 People Charged In Unemployment Fraud Scheme

21 People Charged In Unemployment Fraud Scheme

By Annalyn Kurtz Three people were arrested in California Tuesday for collecting fraudulent unemployment and disability benefits. To date, a total of 21 people have been charged in the $5 million scheme. According to federal prosecutors, the conspiracy centered around a family claiming to operate several... Read More »

7 Ridiculously Overpaid Government Workers

7 Ridiculously Overpaid Government Workers

Most government jobs aren't glamorous. You don't usually get to jet around the world if you're working for, say, the Division of Zoning. But government jobs have at least been considered secure -- and as offering great benefits. Read More »

10 Cities That Lost The Most Jobs

10 Cities That Lost The Most Jobs

By 24/7 Wall St., Introduction by Jake Thiewes The phrase "economic recovery" has been appearing more frequently in news reports. The United States' job market seems to be slowly improving, but unemployment claims currently are hovering above 8 percent. Some cities that were hit hard at the height of the... Read More »

Want A Tech Job? Here's Why It's Time To Move To San Francisco

Want A Tech Job? Here's Why It's Time To Move To San Francisco

By Colleen Taylor The visual evidence of boom times returning to San Francisco is all around the city: Apartments are nearly impossible to find, rents and home prices are shooting up, fancy new restaurants are popping up daily, and the transit system is packed. Now, actual data is backing it up. Read More »

Ex-Worker, Imane Boudlal, Sues Disney For Not Letting Her Wear Muslim Head Scarf

Ex-Worker, Imane Boudlal, Sues Disney For Not Letting Her Wear Muslim Head Scarf

A former Disneyland employee who says she was forbidden to wear a Muslim head scarf at work has filed a lawsuit against the Walt Disney Co. for discrimination. The federal suit was filed Monday in Los Angeles on behalf of Imane Boudlal, who began working as a hostess at a Disneyland Resort cafe in 2008, but... Read More »

Google To Cut 4,000 Jobs At Motorola

Google To Cut 4,000 Jobs At Motorola

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Google said Monday that it will cut about 4,000 jobs at its Motorola Mobility wireless phone business and will close or consolidate about one-third of Motorola's 90 locations. The reductions represent about 20 percent of Motorola Mobility's 20,000 employees, and two-third of the job... Read More »

Taylor Grey Meyer, Rejected For Padres Job, Extends Counteroffer To 'Suck My ****'

Taylor Grey Meyer, Rejected For Padres Job, Extends Counteroffer To 'Suck My ****'

Sometimes the job search pushes you to the edge. Take, for instance, the situation of Taylor Grey Meyer, a 31-year-old resident of Coronado, Calif., who is a published writer, a licensed pilot, and has completed a master's degree in sports commerce as well as coursework at the California Western School of Law.... Read More »

Ousted Calif. Police Chief Randy Adams, Who Made $457,000 A Year, Sues For Severance

Ousted Calif. Police Chief Randy Adams, Who Made $457,000 A Year, Sues For Severance

He may have taken an oath to serve and protect the public, but a former police chief in California, ousted two years ago amid a pay scandal, now appears more interested in padding his wallet on the backs of taxpayers. Randy Adams (pictured above), who served as police chief in the Los Angeles suburb of... Read More »

Lunch Break: What You Need To Know About Getting A Job This Week

Lunch Break: What You Need To Know About Getting A Job This Week

Well, no one should be surprised by this. A Gallup/USA Today poll released Monday examined voters' top concerns this election year and found job creation came out on top. Asked to rank 12 different categories, a whopping 92 percent of respondents rated job creation "extremely or very important." Interestingly,... Read More »

States That Produce The Most Jobs (Not What You Think)

States That Produce The Most Jobs (Not What You Think)

Overall payroll growth remains subpar and disappointing, but these states, including a few surprise ones, are showing healthy and diverse growth. For many, the economic recovery won't be real until there's solid job creation every month. Though the pace of hiring picked up in 2011-2012, recent months have... Read More »

Unemployed Man Fills His Days Visiting Disneyland

Unemployed Man Fills His Days Visiting Disneyland

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- It seems like a dream as flighty as Tinkerbell and as quirky as Mr. Toad's Wild Ride. Yet a Southern California couple have passed the halfway mark in their quest to visit Disneyland in Orange County every day this year. Read More »

California Official Resigns After Whipping Video

California Official Resigns After Whipping Video

EL CENTRO, Calif. -- A California water agency director has resigned his elected office several days after a neighbor posted online video that shows the official apparently hitting his stepson with a belt for dropping a baseball during a game of backyard catch. The neighbor turned in the video to sheriff's... Read More »

Judge 'Concerned' About Reviving Walmart Sex Discrimination Suit

Judge 'Concerned' About Reviving Walmart Sex Discrimination Suit

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO -- A U.S. judge on Friday said he was "seriously concerned" about whether women led by a Pittsburgh resident who are suing Walmart Stores had enough evidence to move forward with their refiled gender discrimination lawsuit. Plaintiffs alleging the world's largest retailer denied... Read More »

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