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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 D.C.'s mayor called the bill a 'job killer.'
Washington D.C.'s mayor called the bill a 'job killer.' Read More »
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 »
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 »
Most fast-food companies offer lousy pay, but this company pays the absolute worst. Read More »
Experts discuss and debate how to bring the good jobs back. Read More »
In one map, a look at the phenomenal growth of the fast food and low wage labor actions. Read More »
The funeral directors earn $75,000 a year or more but they're upset about a proposed change. Read More »
Some fellowships are completely identical to the unpaid internships of yore. Others, as intensive, yearlong training programs, are completely different. Read More »
Can you really get work done on a treadmill? Dairy Queen says yes. Read More »
For the first time, Lucy Bickerton tells her story. Read More »
AARP and Society for Human Resource Management's annual ranking of best employers for the plus-50 set. Read More »
Despite being called 'The Equality State,' it's the place where women earn just 67 cents for every $1 men earn. Read More »
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 »