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One in four people 'trapped in low-paid jobs' - BBC News

Employment News - 2 hours 34 min ago

BBC News

One in four people 'trapped in low-paid jobs'
BBC News
A quarter of low paid workers are permanently stuck in poorly paid jobs in the UK with little chance of earning more, according to new research. The Social Mobility Commission said low pay was "endemic" in the UK, with women more likely to get stuck on ...
UK's low pay culture traps people in poorly paid jobs, study findsThe Guardian

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FedEx adding 900 holiday jobs in Minnesota - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Employment News - 4 hours 12 min ago

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

FedEx adding 900 holiday jobs in Minnesota
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The holidays are coming, and so are the holiday jobs. FedEx is bringing 900 seasonal positions to Minnesota this holiday season, the company announced Wednesday. It's adding 50,000 positions throughout its network this year. Minnesota positions include ...

Blue Apron is cutting over 300 jobs - Recode

Employment News - 4 hours 15 min ago

Recode

Blue Apron is cutting over 300 jobs
Recode
Blue Apron said on Wednesday that it was cutting 6 percent of its staff — totaling hundreds of jobs — as the meal-kit company attempts to regain its footing after a turbulent first few months as a public company. In a letter to employees, CEO Matt ...
Meal-kit seller Blue Apron cuts about 320 jobsfox6now.com

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SeaWorld cuts about 350 jobs as it aims to boost attendance - CNBC

Employment News - 4 hours 49 min ago

CNBC

SeaWorld cuts about 350 jobs as it aims to boost attendance
CNBC
SeaWorld has nearly 14,000 employees, according to FactSet. The cuts disclosed Wednesday represent about 2 percent of the company's full workforce. The affected positions are focused on administrative functions and positions that don't encounter guests ...
SeaWorld to Eliminate 350 Jobs, Including in San Diego, Amid Declining Park AttendanceKTLA
SeaWorld cuts 350 jobs, mostly in Orlando and San DiegoKCRA Sacramento

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Springfield trucking firm to add up to 100 jobs, $5.2M investment - Springfield News Sun

Employment News - 4 hours 53 min ago

Springfield News Sun

Springfield trucking firm to add up to 100 jobs, $5.2M investment
Springfield News Sun
The Navistar-GM partnership in Springfield has lead a Michigan trucking company to open a new terminal in Springfield, a move that could lead to a $5.2 million investment and more than 100 jobs over three years. Wheeler Trucking, based in Flushing ...

As jobs, workers return to Spain and Portugal, so does a sense of self-worth - Christian Science Monitor

Employment News - 5 hours 44 min ago

Christian Science Monitor

As jobs, workers return to Spain and Portugal, so does a sense of self-worth
Christian Science Monitor
After years of going abroad to find employment, the Iberian Peninsula is experiencing a resurgence in both economy and popularity. And that is bolstering Portuguese and Spanish psyches as well as wallets. Eztizen Andrés (r.) and Álvaro López moved to ...

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Defense forum targets ways to collaborate for jobs, bases in Ohio - Dayton Daily News

Employment News - 5 hours 45 min ago

Dayton Daily News

Defense forum targets ways to collaborate for jobs, bases in Ohio
Dayton Daily News
Military leaders around the state gathered at the Ohio Defense Forum on Oct. 17-18, 2017, in Columbus. BARRIE BARBER/STAFF. COLUMBUS. The defense industry, universites and government agencies need to work more collaboratively in Ohio to ...

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4 wildest stunts for Amazon's second headquarters: Cities compete for 50000 jobs - USA TODAY

Employment News - 5 hours 54 min ago

USA TODAY

4 wildest stunts for Amazon's second headquarters: Cities compete for 50000 jobs
USA TODAY
Several American cities are delivering prime pitches to Amazon as the retail tech giant weighs its option for a second headquarters in North America. While traditional factors such as talent, real estate, costs, taxes, transit and quality of life are ...

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GE expected to release plan to cut thousands of corporate-level jobs: WSJ - CNBC

Employment News - 5 hours 59 min ago

CNBC

GE expected to release plan to cut thousands of corporate-level jobs: WSJ
CNBC
General Electric's new CEO, John Flannery, is expected to cut thousands of corporate-level jobs next month as part of a strategic review, according to The Wall Street Journal. Flannery is also reportedly expected to scale back GE's corporate structure ...

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After the wildfire, an out-of-work HR director works to find jobs for her colleagues - CNN

Employment News - 6 hours 55 min ago

CNN

After the wildfire, an out-of-work HR director works to find jobs for her colleagues
CNN
(CNN) When the wildfires roared through Santa Rosa, California, it burned the picturesque Hilton Sonoma Wine Country hotel, perched high on a hilltop, to the ground. One hundred and thirty jobs burned up with it -- including that of Lenora Olson, the ...

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State awards workforce training grants for advanced manufacturing jobs to 8 Massachusetts organizations - MassLive.com

Employment News - 7 hours 29 min ago

MassLive.com

State awards workforce training grants for advanced manufacturing jobs to 8 Massachusetts organizations
MassLive.com
MONTAGUE -- Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito appeared at Franklin County Technical School on Tuesday, where she awarded $1.33 million to eight workforce training organizations through the Advanced Manufacturing Training Program. The program focuses on ...

Michigan's largest egg producer unveils $16.3M expansion, 33 new jobs - MLive.com

Employment News - 7 hours 33 min ago

MLive.com

Michigan's largest egg producer unveils $16.3M expansion, 33 new jobs
MLive.com
IONIA, MI - Herbruck's Poultry Ranch, Michigan's largest egg producer, announced a $16.3 million expansion project on Wednesday, Oct. 18 that will add 33 new jobs over the next three years. The family-owned company plans to build three cage-free ...
Ionia Co. poultry farm to add cage-free facilities, jobsWOODTV.com

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Sixt car rental to create 300 jobs in new Fort Lauderdale-based headquarters - Sun Sentinel

Employment News - 8 hours 1 min ago

Sun Sentinel

Sixt car rental to create 300 jobs in new Fort Lauderdale-based headquarters
Sun Sentinel
Sixt, a car rental company that made its name in Europe, will establish its North American headquarters in Fort Lauderdale and create 300 jobs, Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday. The company was leasing space in Fort Lauderdale but recently bought a ...

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15 jobs in the US that are chronically underpaid - Business Insider

Employment News - 8 hours 26 min ago

Business Insider

15 jobs in the US that are chronically underpaid
Business Insider
And if you have one of the most underpaid jobs in America, you could be missing out on tens of thousands of dollars more a year. Using pay data from 1.3 million US employees who submitted their current base pay to Glassdoor's Know Your Worth tool ...
If you have one of these 10 jobs, you should ask for a raise right nowCNBC
The 9 most underpaid jobs in AmericaCBS News
You're probably paid less than you're worth. These 10 jobs have the most leverage for a raiseAOL

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Union asks Trump to block outsourcing of airline maintenance jobs - New York Post

Employment News - 8 hours 41 min ago

New York Post

Union asks Trump to block outsourcing of airline maintenance jobs
New York Post
Members of the Transport Workers Union have asked President Trump to stop what they say is the unsafe outsourcing of airplane maintenance jobs to other countries. The union staged a protest in Times Square on Wednesday over American Airlines new ...

Automation is raising pay before it cuts jobs - Axios

Employment News - 9 hours 54 min ago

Axios

Automation is raising pay before it cuts jobs
Axios
UNION CITY, NJ — Visit Boxed headquarters, and you'll find lighthearted employees working right alongside an automated picking machine that retrieves items without human help, two miles of conveyor belts that move items faster than people can, and ...

130-acre medical marijuana development to provide 1000 new Michigan jobs - MLive.com

Employment News - 10 hours 7 min ago

MLive.com

130-acre medical marijuana development to provide 1000 new Michigan jobs
MLive.com
The Harvest Park development in Eaton County will be one of the first facilities to serve them as the state of Michigan begins to open up licensing for such projects. Upon completion of the development next year, the 130-acre space just southwest of ...

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Women Returning to Labor Market Power British Employment Surge - Bloomberg

Employment News - 10 hours 27 min ago

Bloomberg

Women Returning to Labor Market Power British Employment Surge
Bloomberg
A day after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney was grilled on the gender pay gap, new data show that women are driving Britain's jobs boom. Women accounted for 246,000 of the 317,000 increase in total employment over the past year, the Office for ...

SmartLam plans to bring new jobs to Columbia Falls - NBC Montana

Employment News - 10 hours 47 min ago

NBC Montana

SmartLam plans to bring new jobs to Columbia Falls
NBC Montana
KALISPELL, Mont. - For about a year the lot where Weyerhaeuser used to be was vacant, but now SmartLam Technologies plans to expand its business to the lot and bring more jobs to Columbia Falls. Columbia Falls residents are used to timber mills coming ...

If you have one of these 10 jobs, you should ask for a raise right now - CNBC

Employment News - 11 hours 33 min ago

CNBC

If you have one of these 10 jobs, you should ask for a raise right now
CNBC
According to Glassdoor, three in five U.S. employees accept the first salary they're offered without negotiating their pay. As a result, many workers find themselves consistently underpaid. To help job seekers get a better understanding of how much ...
The 9 most underpaid jobs in AmericaCBS News
15 jobs in the US that are chronically underpaidBusiness Insider
You're probably paid less than you're worth. These 10 jobs have the most leverage for a raiseAOL

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