Companies are competing to fill positions as we emerge from the pandemic, and it's leading to interesting perks to lure the best employees.
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St. Sabina Church kicks off its gun buyback initiative on the heels of a violent weekend in Chicago.
There is a direct correlation between education and income. The higher your degree level, the more money you make — generally. Many jobs — including highly technical six-figure jobs in...
- Business Insider
Millennials are 'questioning the wisdom' of returning to the office more than older generations, even though in-person work might benefit them the most
55% of millennials surveyed expressed concern about working in-person, compared to 45% of Gen X participants and 36% of baby boomers.
A new study by Ipsos has found that more than a third of all office workers would quit if they’re forced to go back into the office full time.
- USA TODAY
A new survey shows Gen X workers have been hit especially hard by unemployment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. More training is one solution.
For a financially sustainable retirement that could last 30 years or more, here are three ways to help manage your risks and avoid financial roadblocks in your golden years.
- USA TODAY
Workers are quitting jobs at a historic pace, typically to take higher-paying positions or fulfill passions.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Justice Department in a court filing on Tuesday declined to defend Republican congressman Mo Brooks in a lawsuit that alleges he conspired to instigate the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Brooks had asked the Justice Department consider him covered by the Westfall Act, which protects federal employees from being sued for actions taken as part of their jobs, concerning the lawsuit brought by Democratic congressman Eric Swalwell. The Justice Department's filing could indicate it may not defend former President Donald Trump, who has also been sued by Swalwell for allegedly conspiring to incite the attack.
- Miami Herald
In a recent Fannie Mae survey, nearly two-thirds of respondents believe now is a bad time to buy and more than three-quarters said it’s a good time to sell.
There were a record number of available jobs in the U.S. in April, but not enough workers to fill them. Restaurants, retailers and other service industry employers are struggling to find workers as...
China wants to cut carbon emissions, and has set itself the ambitious goal of being carbon neutral by 2060. To get anywhere close to achieving that task, it will have to sharply curtail its coal consumption, which for decades has made up the bulk of its energy mix. The seeming contradiction is a vivid example of China’s need to pull off a delicate and high-stakes balancing act: positioning itself as a leader in the global shift towards renewable energy, while ensuring its own energy security—that is, a safe, affordable, and reliable supply of energy sources needed to power its economy.
Your net worth is more than just the balance in your bank account. It's a measure of your financial health. To get the answer to "What is my net worth?" subtract your total liabilities from your total...
Some 42% of supervisors said they 'sometimes forget about remote workers when assigning tasks.'
(Bloomberg) -- Australia has warned that Chinese tariffs on bottled wine exports could cost the industry at least A$2.4 billion ($1.8 billion) over the five years through 2025 if there are no efforts to expand in other markets.Chinese imports of Australian wine will “cease entirely” as a result of crippling anti-dumping duties imposed by Beijing last year, according to government forecaster Abares. The move, which effectively shut down access to the industry’s biggest market, will see export val
Retirement is traditionally a time for kicking back, with plenty of hard work leading to the big day. But it takes careful strategy -- and hard work of another kind -- to arrive with style and...
A majority of Boomers -- 52% -- fear they will not be able to retire because of the impact of the pandemic, according to a new survey. In addition, the survey finds that boomers are re-evaluating...
Whether a creditor can seize your retirement savings will depend on the type of account in which you are holding your money and the type of creditor.
June employment levels at the U.S. operations of the Class I railroads were roughly flat with May, growing 0.8% amid a 21% growth in U.S. rail volumes. Headcount at Class I U.S. rail operations totaled 115,931 employees in June, according to data submitted to the Surface Transportation Board. That's a 0.37% increase from May but a 0.17% decrease from June 2020. The slight increase between May and June comes as the U.S. Class I railroads originated 2.56 million carloads and intermodal units in Ju
Calder Brothers Corp is under pressure to raise wages after rivals lured away some of its workers. A few others were also considering jumping ship, but co-owner Glen Calder said the South Carolina-based construction machinery company managed to persuade them to stay by promising a better career. With willing workers in short supply across the United States and companies frantically vying for them, Calder knows his firm cannot hold off pay increases.
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (D-IL), reintroduced the Women's Retirement Protection...