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Taiwan's Foxconn raising pay for workers

(AP) -- The Taiwanese electronics company buffeted by a spate of suicides at its China factories said Friday it will raise the pay of workers by an average of 20 percent.

dateMay 28, 2010 in Business
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Job boom, but an economic bust

Baby boomers will need to play a critical role in filling a potentially significant labor shortage later this decade after the economy recovers from its downturn, according to new research by Northeastern University.

dateMar 22, 2010 in Economics & Business
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Tech offers relative job security, statistics show

Despite layoffs at tech stalwarts like Google, IBM, Microsoft and Electronic Arts, the impact of the recession on the tech industry is likely to be far less severe than on other areas of the economy, recent labor statistics ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Business
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What's in a name? Perhaps more (or less) money

Before employers have a chance to judge job applicants on their merits, they may have already judged them on the sound of their names. According to a study published in the latest issue of the Journal of Labor Economics, immigr ...

dateMar 10, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Job market mixed for college grads

A steadily improving job market will greet most college graduates this year, although those with a newly minted MBA may find tough sledding, according to Michigan State University's annual Recruiting Trends ...

dateNov 20, 2013 in Economics & Business
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