- Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked Updated: May-31-16 8:21 am
NEW YORK - Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years but also makes health care plan changes to save the company money, the company and unions said Monday.
- Chinese transgender man fights for job equality Updated: May-31-16 2:02 am
BEIJING - A 28-year-old transgender man who goes by the name of "Mr. C" has become the public face of the fight for job equality in China, where sexual and gender minorities are only beginning to emerge from virtual invisibility.
- Vermont Law School president to step down Updated: May-31-16 12:30 am
SOUTH ROYALTON, Vermont - Vermont Law School President Marc Mihaly plans to step down from that post in about 13 months to return to teaching at the school.
- The Latest: Verizon union says pact protects American jobs Updated: May-30-16 1:13 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on a tentative agreement to end a strike by nearly 40,000 Verizon workers (all times local):
- CNN contributor Van Jones to speak at Middlebury graduation Updated: May-29-16 8:29 am
MIDDLEBURY, Vermont - Vermont's Middlebury College graduates its Class of 2016 this weekend and CNN political contributor Van Jones will be the commencement speaker.
- Injured snowboarder helps other brain injury survivors Updated: May-28-16 12:24 pm
LINCOLN, Vermont - A near-fatal halfpipe crash while training for the 2010 Olympics ended Kevin Pearce's snowboarding career and changed his life forever. Six years later, Pearce, 28, continues to cope with his traumatic brain injury that he will carry with him for the rest of his life and he's helping other survivors do the same.
- Congress' grade so far? Incomplete at best Updated: May-27-16 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON - Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse.
- Minneapolis approves mandatory paid sick leave ordinance Updated: May-27-16 4:15 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Thousands of people who work in Minneapolis will gain eligibility for paid sick time starting next summer under an ordinance approved Friday.
- Report: State overpaid more than $412,000 in tax credits Updated: May-27-16 10:59 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's job creation agency has erroneously awarded more than $412,000 in tax credits to companies over how many jobs they created, and the final total could be in the millions, a new review showed.
- Online retailer on track to hire 1,000 for Maine operations Updated: May-27-16 9:44 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A company executive says an online home furnishings retailer is on track to hire 1,000 workers for its operations opening this summer in Maine.
- Protests resume as McDonald's shareholders meet Updated: May-26-16 11:01 am
OAK BROOK, Illinois - Protesters who camped overnight outside the McDonald's Corp. headquarters in suburban Chicago have called for higher wages as the company's shareholders were meeting Thursday.
- Labor officials remind employers to obey child labor laws Updated: May-26-16 4:36 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - As students across Tennessee look for summer jobs, state Department of Labor and Workforce Development officials are reminding employers about child labor laws that ensure teens are safe.
- Metro: weekend work to rail riders over Memorial Day weekend Updated: May-26-16 3:52 am
WASHINGTON - Metro says weekend work will affect riders using the rail system over the Memorial Day holiday.
- Cook County programs gives youth summer forest preserve jobs Updated: May-25-16 10:48 pm
CHICAGO - More than 100 young people will get the chance to earn money and experience the outdoors through a summer jobs program in Cook County's forest preserves.
- Brey looks to former Irish players to fill assistant jobs Updated: May-25-16 6:04 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Coach Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players he coached to fill two assistant jobs that just came open.
- Agents say real estate market isn't as fun as it used to be Updated: May-25-16 11:51 am
NEW YORK - Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that's still trying to recover a decade after its historic collapse.
- Website, job fair set up to help laid-off oil, gas workers Updated: May-25-16 8:08 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - An effort is underway in the Bayou Region of Louisiana to help workers affected by oil and gas industry downsizing to find training options and new jobs in south Louisiana.
- Website, fair to help laid-off gas, oil workers find work Updated: May-25-16 4:28 am
SCHRIEVER, Louisiana - An effort is underway to help laid-off oil and gas industry workers find training options and new jobs in south Louisiana.
- Lawsuit accuses Domino's Pizza of 'rampant wage violations' Updated: May-24-16 2:34 pm
ALBANY, New York - The state's attorney general has sued Domino's Pizza Inc., affiliates and three franchisees alleging they underpaid workers based on payroll reports generated by the parent company's computer system.
- Apple boss Tim Cook: Apps are future of TV Updated: May-24-16 9:19 am
AMSTERDAM - Apple CEO Tim Cook said Tuesday that apps are the future of television and that the company wants to help change the entertainment industry.
- U of Chicago to create $50 million entrepreneurship center Updated: May-24-16 6:08 am
CHICAGO - The University of Chicago plans to create a $50 million entrepreneurship and innovation center.
- Wages, jobs lead governor's race as campaign reports filed Updated: May-23-16 7:09 pm
HELENA, Montana - Money, wages and jobs dominated Montana's gubernatorial race on Monday, as Gov. Steve Bullock and Republican Greg Gianforte filed their latest campaign finance reports and as both continued to make high-paying jobs a central issue of the campaign.
- Marianna, Waynesburg, struggle as coal mining fades Updated: May-23-16 10:23 am
MARIANNA, Pennsylvania - Follow Interstate 79 to the exit nine miles north of Waynesburg, and the signs give you a choice.
- Weeklong entrepreneurship event launching in Detroit Updated: May-22-16 5:00 pm
DETROIT - A week devoted to entrepreneurship - Motor City-style - is starting up.
- Some Las Vegas teachers find ideal school across state line Updated: May-21-16 10:58 am
LAS VEGAS - Roxanne Lang sinks into the backseat, munching on a breakfast of toast swaddled in a paper towel.