cornell university

The New Face Of The Union Movement: Female, Minority -- And Poorly Paid

The New Face Of The Union Movement: Female, Minority -- And Poorly Paid

For much of the 20th century, America's unions were known for their fierce and relentless advocacy of manufacturing workers -- mostly men, working relatively high-paying, blue-collar jobs at steel mills and auto plants. But as the U.S. has moved from a manufacturing economy to a service-based one, the face of... Read More »

N.Y. Farmers Hire Robots Because They Can't Use Illegal Immigrants Anymore

N.Y. Farmers Hire Robots Because They Can't Use Illegal Immigrants Anymore

In recent years, it's become politically popular for states to take a tough stance against employers that hire "illegal immigrants" -- also referred to as undocumented workers. But is that actually helping American workers? In at least one case, the answer is definitely no. A group of dairy farmers in upstate... Read More »

Do Right-To-Work Laws Actually Help Workers -- Or Management?

Do Right-To-Work Laws Actually Help Workers -- Or Management?

It should come as no surprise that activists on the left are pushing for unions to adopt new strategies to broaden their appeal -- and clout. After all, the number of Americans who are part of an organized union has dropped from a third of the country's workers in the 1950s to only about a tenth last year. Read More »

10 Best Employers For Workers Over 50

10 Best Employers For Workers Over 50

Washington, D.C. -- Scripps Health, a major hospital and health care provider in Southern California, has been recognized as the top company in the 2011 AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50 program. This year, Scripps has succeeded Cornell University, which placed second, as 2011's No. 1 finisher in the... Read More »

People Choose Higher-Paying Jobs Over Happiness

People Choose Higher-Paying Jobs Over Happiness

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate and former chief economist of the World Bank, began chiding world leaders a couple years ago to give up wealth as the central metric of progress. GDP couldn't capture all the complexities of modern society, he said. A "comprehensive measure of well-being" would be better. Read More »

Study: Rude Employees Out-Earn Their Nicer Colleagues

Study: Rude Employees Out-Earn Their Nicer Colleagues

Anyone who's ever done a good deed likely is familiar with the phrase, "Nice guys finish last." Whether it's giving a lift to a stranded motorist that makes you late for work or a small loan to a friend that never gets repaid, doing a good deed can ultimately feel like the wrong thing to do. Read More »

Search Jobs

In Partnership With
Keywords:
Location:

Search Articles

Top Companies Hiring

July 27 - Aug 3

Looking for work? See what companies added new openings this week.

×

Check out our new Map Search

Locate your next job using the new AOL Jobs Map Search!

Pin down your next great opportunity today.