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Employment & Labor News

Do you want to keep up with all the latest headlines? Then stick with us to bring you breaking news, features and even interviews regarding all things employment and labor. Whether you want the latest workforce statistics or you're looking for the most recent news on unemployment, be sure to check this section often for the very latest news that's important to you.

Employment & Labor News Advice

  • Is Just Having a Job Enough?

    Why are fully employed people job searching amidst a swell of negative job market news? Do employers know what Employees really want out of their jobs? Salary.com has conducted its 4th annual survey of employee job satisfaction to give … Read more...

  • Survey Results: How Has Our Readership Been Affected by Recent Layoffs?

    With the unemployment rate continuing to rise dramatically in recent months (now up to double digits in some states) Salary.com asked its users how they have been affected by the recent changes in the job market. We had over 4,000 … Read more...

  • Survey Results: What will work in the new stimulus package?

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 incorporates several different initiatives designed to jump start the economy. In a recent survey we attempted to gauge how confident our readership is in the effectiveness of these … Read more...

  • 12 Warning Signs Your Job Is Becoming Obsolete

    In our unstable economic times, there are few employees who feel absolutely sure their job will still be here tomorrow. But it's not productive to be distracted by needless worry every day. So how do we know when to relax and when to worry … Read more...

  • 12 Jobs on the Brink: Will They Evolve or Go Extinct?

    Once upon a time good employees updated their job skills and advanced to the next career level with the regularity of Mario questing for Princess Peach. But then technology proliferated, and the well-read encyclopedia salesman, savvy VCR … Read more...

  • 2011 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads

    While 2011 college seniors are excited about closing the door on one part of their life, it's common for them to feel pressure as it pertains to next steps. Some graduates may have already landed a job, but others may still not have a clue … Read more...

  • Salary.com's 2011 Dad Salary Survey - How Much Is Your Dad Worth?

    Salary.com's Annual Father's Day Survey Reveals Dad's Parenting Paycheck -- No longer relegated to the role of babysitters, modern-day dads are putting in long hours performing various jobs on the homefront. Salary.com conducts an annual … Read more...

  • Survey Results: For Love or Money?

    Is there a connection between love and money? We surveyed nearly 2,000 people and discovered while money isn't the primary driver of romantic relationships, it certainly is a factor. But just how much a person's paycheck factors into … Read more...

  • From Ballerinas to Fighter Pilots

    Children want to be astronauts, doctors, lawyers, pilots and professional athletes when they are young. But a recent Salary.com survey found only 16% of people ended up in their dream job. Although dreams often fade away with adulthood and … Read more...

  • TV Star Mike Rowe Talks Dirty Jobs

    Mike Rowe, star of the hit TV show "Dirty Jobs," knows a thing or two about work. He's had more than 300 jobs over the last seven years, ranging from making bricks to castrating sheep. So who better for Wendy and Aaron to talk to than a guy … Read more...