Retail salesperson is the most common job in America. The sector is still growing, but most of the jobs come with lousy compensation. The average salary? Just $25,310 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More »
By Ashley Jennings
The Massachusetts Lottery confirmed that two Costco co-workers are the winners of a $50 million Powerball prize.
According to lottery officials, 52-year-old Rosa DeLeon and 54-year-old Reginald LeBlanc, who work at the Costco in Waltham, Mass., bought the winning ticket to Wednesday's... Read More »
On Tuesday, Senate Republicans blocked passage of the Fairness Paycheck Act. Democrats argued that the bill would finally allow women to fairly fight unequal pay in court. Republicans countered that it would unfairly burden employers.
And it all got messy and political in that "war on women" way.
But... Read More »
Stores are hiring droves of new employees this season to help handle the holiday frenzy. In October alone, retailers added 141,500 jobs, according to the employment services firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. As many jobless, underemployed, and cash-short Americans join the retail sector as fall fades to... Read More »
In an apparent effort to reduce the expense of health care and other employee benefits, a Target employee reports that he has just been informed that Target will down-grade as many as 8,000 employees from full-time to part-time. He is one of those full-time Specialists and Team Leaders who are being demoted. Read More »