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16 Jobs That Pay Less Than You Think

16 Jobs That Pay Less Than You Think

Being of great service to the world does not guarantee a big paycheck

Some of the most well-respected professions - ones that require lots of schooling and bring great service to the world - don't pay nearly as much as you think. Read More »

Major League Baseball Under Fire For Internship Practices

Major League Baseball Under Fire For Internship Practices

Possible unpaid internships are at the heart of the matter

The San Francisco Giants and Miami Marlins are under investigation by the Department of Labor for possible minimum wage violations of low-paid employees. Read More »

How To Get A Raise In 60 Days

How To Get A Raise In 60 Days

Take control to earn more money -- and respect

Want to earn more money? Here's what you can do in 60 days to try to land a raise. Read More »

Fast Food Worker To McDonald's CEO: I Can't Feed My Kids

Fast Food Worker To McDonald's CEO: I Can't Feed My Kids

Makes $8.25 per hour after 10 years

A McDonald's cashier openly confronted the company's CEO when he gave a speech in Chicago. She said that raising her kids on $8.25 an hour was impossible. Read More »

Classical Musicians Put Down Instruments, Take Up Picket Signs

Classical Musicians Put Down Instruments, Take Up Picket Signs

Carnegie Hall, Minneapolis Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony affected

The supposedly genteel art of classical music is proving that it can get just as confrontational and stubborn as any company when it comes to labor disputes. Read More »

3-Month Course Yields 5-Figure Job

3-Month Course Yields 5-Figure Job

App Academy requires 80 to 100 hours per week, but promises payoff

A new form of professional training makes it possible for those who have the inclination and work ethic to land higher-paying jobs. Read More »

Millennium Predictions That Were Hilariously Wrong

Millennium Predictions That Were Hilariously Wrong

5 ridiculously wrong predictions that the experts made for the 2000s.

Many past predictions of what the modern workplace would be like were far off base. Here's a look at some of them and seeing where we stand. Read More »

Washington Mayor Cedes To Walmart, Vetoes Living Wage Bill

Washington Mayor Cedes To Walmart, Vetoes Living Wage Bill

Washington D.C.'s mayor called the bill a 'job killer.'

Washington D.C.'s mayor called the bill a 'job killer.' Read More »

Employer Gives $500 Bonus To Workers Who Quit Smoking

Employer Gives $500 Bonus To Workers Who Quit Smoking

While many employers are refusing to hire smokers, one employer takes a softer approach.

Calif. business offers bonus to get workers to quit smoking. Read More »

What Would Happen If CEOs Slashed Their Salaries To Zero?

What Would Happen If CEOs Slashed Their Salaries To Zero?

A new report suggests it might not help workers at all.

A new report by the Employment Policies Institute looks at how workers would fare if CEOs reduced their pay. Not so great, it turns out. Read More »

Worst-Paying Fast Food Chain Is....

Most fast-food companies offer lousy pay, but this company pays the absolute worst. Read More »

How To Bring Back Good Jobs To America

How To Bring Back Good Jobs To America

Experts discuss and debate how to bring the good jobs back. Read More »

Fast Food Strikes Spread Across The Nation [Map]

Fast Food Strikes Spread Across The Nation [Map]

In one map, a look at the phenomenal growth of the fast food and low wage labor actions. Read More »

Chicago Undertakers In Teamsters Union Go On Strike

Chicago Undertakers In Teamsters Union Go On Strike

The funeral directors earn $75,000 a year or more but they're upset about a proposed change. Read More »

Are Fellowships The New Internships?

Are Fellowships The New Internships?

Some fellowships are completely identical to the unpaid internships of yore. Others, as intensive, yearlong training programs, are completely different. Read More »

Dairy Queen Gives Its Workers Treadmill Desks

Dairy Queen Gives Its Workers Treadmill Desks

Can you really get work done on a treadmill? Dairy Queen says yes. Read More »

The Intern Behind The 'Charlie Rose'  Lawsuit: 'I Didn't Expect To Win'

The Intern Behind The 'Charlie Rose' Lawsuit: 'I Didn't Expect To Win'

For the first time, Lucy Bickerton tells her story. Read More »

50 Best Companies For Older Workers

50 Best Companies For Older Workers

AARP and Society for Human Resource Management's annual ranking of best employers for the plus-50 set. Read More »

State With The Biggest Wage Gap

State With The Biggest Wage Gap

Despite being called 'The Equality State,' it's the place where women earn just 67 cents for every $1 men earn. Read More »

Walmart Worker: Why I Love My Job And Can't Fathom The Protests

Walmart Worker: Why I Love My Job And Can't Fathom The Protests

This week, thousands of Walmart associates are in Bentonville, Ark., to celebrate the annual shareholders' meeting. So are hundreds of Walmart protesters, some employees, most organizers, all demanding better wages and working conditions. The protesters have so far grabbed much of the media coverage; but what... Read More »

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