Latest in Jobs/Employment

Latest in Jobs/Employment

Applicants line up at a job fair.

Why Is Quick Quitting Gaining Momentum?

A LinkedIn study found the short tenure rate is up almost 10% in the past year.

 | By Bianca Facchinei and Lauren Magarino

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

House Votes To Avert Rail Strike, Impose Deal On Unions

The measure passed by a vote of 290-137 and now heads to the Senate. If approved there, it will be signed by President Joe Biden.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

Freight train cars sit in a Norfolk rail yard.

More Than 400 Groups Urge Congress To Act To Prevent Rail Strike

As rail companies and unions have yet to strike a deal, groups are urging leaders to act before a rail stoppage affects the supply chain.

 | By Bianca Facchinei

Greg Nalley and Carlos Harris the founders of Nalley Fresh.

Bill Offers Incentives To Small Businesses Hiring Former Inmates

A tight job market has companies considering former inmates as workers. Bianca Facchinei explores one Illinois effort to boost such hiring.

 | By Bianca Facchinei

A hiring sign is displayed at a restaurant in Morton Grove, Illinois.

Unemployment Claims Rise To 240,000, Highest Since August

Applications for unemployment benefits are a proxy for layoffs. The current low levels show that American workers enjoy extraordinary job security.

 | By Associated Press

Freight train cars and containers.

U.S. Supply Chain Under Threat As Unions, Railroads Clash

The head of the Association of American Railroads said a looming strike could cause a "$2 billion a day hit to our economy."

 | By Associated Press

A help wanted sign.

Fewer Americans Filed For Jobless Benefits Last Week

Applications for jobless claims for the week ending Nov. 12 fell by 4,000 to 222,000 from 226,000 the previous week, the Labor Department reported.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

People chant and hold signs in front of a Starbucks.

Starbucks Workers Strike At More Than 100 U.S. Stores

The Seattle company noted that the protests are happening at a small number of its 9,000 company-run U.S. locations.

 | By Associated Press and Toni Waterman

A help wanted sign is displayed in a storefront.

Slightly More Americans Applied For Jobless Benefits Last Week

Fed officials have admitted that part of their strategy is to loosen up the U.S. job market, which has been adding jobs at a furious pace.

 | By Associated Press

UPS delivery truck.

10 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require Any Experience

You may not need a college degree or any experience to launch a lucrative career. These jobs offer relatively high starting salaries.

 | By Simplemost  and Tricia Goss