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Postal Worker Fired For Throwing Out Mail Related To Obamacare

Postal Worker Fired For Throwing Out Mail Related To Obamacare

Worker caught by resident of Central Fresno apartment complex.

Many Americans dislike President Obama's healthcare plan. One postal worker decided to throw out mail related to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Read More »

Obamacare Exchanges Begin: What Does It Mean For Workers?

Obamacare Exchanges Begin: What Does It Mean For Workers?

The Affordable Care Act's exchanges begin Oct. 1.

Now that open enrollment has begun for the Affordable Care Act, what is going to change for workers? Read More »

The Most Dangerous Industry For Workers

The Most Dangerous Industry For Workers

A new report reveals the industry with the most injuries and assaults -- and it will surprise you. Read More »

How You Will Be Affected By Obamacare

How You Will Be Affected By Obamacare

There's a lot of fear and hype. Here are the facts. Read More »

13 Health Care Companies Hiring Now

13 Health Care Companies Hiring Now

22 percent of health care hiring managers plan to add full-time, permanent health care employees in 2013. Read More »

How To Turn Your New Year's Career Resolutions Into Reality [VIDEO]

How To Turn Your New Year's Career Resolutions Into Reality [VIDEO]

If you follow through on all your new year's resolutions, you might never have to make any the... Read More »

7 Industries That Are Losing Jobs

7 Industries That Are Losing Jobs

October's employment report released earlier this month showed continued steady improvement in the job market. But hiring remains sluggish; a number of employers posted fewer job openings in September after advertising more in August than first estimated. As the Labor Department reported Tuesday, job openings... Read More »

Home Care Aide Tells What Really Goes On At Work

Home Care Aide Tells What Really Goes On At Work

It's one of the fastest growing fields and requires no special training or degree, but it has some significant downsides. Read More »

You've Been Fired? 10 Things To Do Immediately

You've Been Fired? 10 Things To Do Immediately

By Alison Green If you've just heard the words, "you're fired," don't panic. By staying calm, you'll be better able to take steps that will help you get over this hump faster. Here are 10 things you should do immediately after losing your job: Read More »

5 Million Health-Care Jobs Created By 2020, Regardless Of 'Obamacare,' Report Says

5 Million Health-Care Jobs Created By 2020, Regardless Of 'Obamacare,' Report Says

Growing demand for health services and declining productivity will result in millions more health-care jobs by the end of the decade -- regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules next week on "Obamacare," a new Georgetown University report shows. The demand for workers within the health-care industry is... Read More »

How To Become A Nurse Practitioner [Infographic]

How To Become A Nurse Practitioner [Infographic]

By Claire Kaufman Want to do good and be rewarded for it? Nurse practitioners bring together compassionate nursing and expert primary care. And nurse practitioners benefit from a booming job market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 26 percent job growth in the coming decade, 2010-2020. Nurse... Read More »

10 College Majors With The Highest Unemployment Rates [Infographic]

10 College Majors With The Highest Unemployment Rates [Infographic]

In this era of high unemployment, many parents and students wonder which college degrees pay off -- and which don't. A recent study by Georgetown University Center on Education looked at earnings and unemployment rates among recent and seasoned degree holders as well as those with graduate degrees and found... Read More »

A Job In High Demand That Pays $68,000 A Year

A Job In High Demand That Pays $68,000 A Year

As the nation's baby boomer generation has aged, there's been a corresponding increase in demand for workers to provide health-care services. It comes as little surprise then that the health-care sector has added an average of 28,000 jobs a month during the last 12 months, according to the Bureau of Labor... Read More »

NYC Health Aide Guilty Of Stealing $800,000 From Elderly Woman

NYC Health Aide Guilty Of Stealing $800,000 From Elderly Woman

There are few stories more heart-wrenching than those in which workers take advantage of vulnerable senior citizens. But the case involving 86-year-old Renee Fuld is particularly egregious because the New York City woman also is disabled. Fuld's aide, Jackie Pokuwaah, 52, was arrested last year for... Read More »

$100,000-A-Year Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

$100,000-A-Year Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

With U.S. workers' wages stagnating, the idea of earning $100,000 a year without a bachelor's degree might seem impossible. But there are jobs that command high salaries, have plenty of openings, and require only certification from a vocational school or an associate degree, typically earned at one of the... Read More »

What Future Nurses Need To Know [Infographic]

What Future Nurses Need To Know [Infographic]

Americans' ever-increasing consumption of medical services in recent decades has led to a seemingly insatiable demand for professionals within the health-care sector. Recent employment numbers show that the industry gained 315,000 jobs last year, including nursing and related fields. Demand for nursing and... Read More »

Scrubs On, Scrubs Off: Nurses Want To Be Paid To Dress For Work

Scrubs On, Scrubs Off: Nurses Want To Be Paid To Dress For Work

Whether companies should pay employees for the time it takes them to get into uniforms required to perform the job has long been a bone of contention between management and labor. The issue has been raised again by two nurses in Colorado, who have filed a lawsuit because they believe they should be paid to... Read More »

4 Health Care Careers For Squeamish People

4 Health Care Careers For Squeamish People

This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Laura Vogel If you love helping people, but your stomach flips at the thought of working with blood and guts, you may think that a career in the medical field is just out of the question. Not so! Despite what you may think, there are loads of well-paying... Read More »

How Discretionary Income Changes During A Lifetime [Infographic]

How Discretionary Income Changes During A Lifetime [Infographic]

Ahhh, discretionary income. What most Americans wouldn't do to have more of it. It's the amount of money we have left over after paying for life's necessities -- food, clothing, shelter -- that goes toward buying fun stuff, such as iPads, vacations, jewelry or new cars, and more serious things, such as health... Read More »

Companies Focus On Worker Health To Curb Costs

Companies Focus On Worker Health To Curb Costs

By Tom Murphy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- More employers are giving workers the option to tame health insurance costs for next year if they provide a blood sample and reveal details about their health habits. As they present employees with benefits options for 2012, some companies also are offering lower rates... Read More »

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