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.

 | AP

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.

 | Simplemost and Tricia Goss

Cash is fanned out from a wallet in North Andover, Mass.

Follow These Scripts To Ask Your Boss For A Raise

If you’re feeling the pinch of inflation, you might be considering asking for a raise. These scripts will help you figure out exactly what to say.

 | Emily O'Brien

A hiring sign hangs in a window.

New York City Employers Are Now Required To Disclose Salary Ranges

New York City employers now must disclose salary ranges for every job posting, promotion and transfer opportunity.

 | Axel Turcios

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Lyft Gives Free Rides To Job Interviews And First 3 Weeks Of Work

Lyft has partnered with Goodwill and United Way to offer free rides in an effort to help people find secure employment.

 | Kaitlin Gates

inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison Sacramento, near Folsom, Calif.

Inmates Are Pushing Back Against Working In U.S. Prisons

Inmates are required to work in a number of prisons in the U.S., but many are pushing back and demanding better conditions.

 | Jamal Andress

Hiring sign displayed in a business window.

U.S. Weekly Unemployment Claims Inch Higher To 217,000

Jobless claims for the week ending Oct. 22 inched up by 3,000 to 217,000 from 214,000 the previous week, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

 | AP

People driving in the highway.

How Much Is It Costing You To Go Back Into The Office?

This telework calculator uses your vehicle type, location, commute distance and time to calculate potential savings by working from home.

 | Emily O'Brien

A "Help Wanted" sign displayed at a business.

Fewer Americans Filed For Jobless Benefits Last Week

Jobless claims for the week ending Oct. 15 declined by 12,000 to 214,000 last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

 | Bianca Facchinei and AP and Scripps News Staff

A Southwest Airlines jetliner sits at a gate on the C concourse of Denver International Airport

Why Hasn't U.S. Solved The Pilot Shortage?

A congressional report in 2019 warned the Pentagon faced a shortfall of over 3,000 pilots which it states has been "several years in the making."

 | James Packard

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U.S. Applications For Jobless Aid Rise Last Week

Some recent employment data has indicated that the job market may be cooling slightly.

 | AP

Man working on a laptop at a coffee shop.

'Zoom Towns' Offering Incentives To Attract Remote Workers

Many towns and cities have found ways to reinvigorate their economies by enticing remote workers to move there.

 | Bianca Facchinei

A hiring advertisement at a restaurant.

U.S. Employers Add 263,000 Jobs In September

Friday's government report showed that last month's job growth was down from 315,000 in August and that the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%.

 | AP

Hiring sign is displayed in Deerfield, Ill.

U.S. Applications For Jobless Benefits Increased Last Week

Recent employment data has indicated that the job market may be cooling slightly.

 | AP

Flight attendants stand.

Flight Attendants Will Be Required To Get More Rest Between Flights

As flight attendants continue to picket amid contract negotiations, the FAA announced a long-coming rule to require more rest between shifts.

 | Maura Sirianni and AP

Students wear caps and gowns.

The Paper Ceiling That Is Keeping Workers Without Degrees From Jobs

Alternative training programs are helping workers break through the paper ceiling that keeps viable workers from jobs because they lack a degree.

 | Cat Sandoval

people come and go from Goldman Sachs headquarters in New York.

The Evolution Of Dress Codes In The Workplace

Since the pandemic, dress code within companies has changed, as well as the decline in revenue from men's suits.

 | Scripps News Staff

Job seekers line up outside an employment security office.

More Americans Filed Unemployment Claims Last Week

First time applications for jobless aid — which generally reflect layoffs — rose by 5,000 to 213,000 last week, the Labor Department reported.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Air traffic control tower

Why Do Air Traffic Controllers Retire At 56?

The Federal Aviation Administration argues burnout gets more acute for workers by their mid 50s.

 | James Packard and Brandi Scarber

Morning sunlight is reflected off buildings in the financial district of lower Manhattan in New York City, New York

U.S. Moved Online, Worked From Home More Often As Pandemic Raged

New data offers the first reliable glimpse of life in the U.S. during the COVID-19 era, as the 1-year estimates from a 2020 survey were unusable.

 | AP

A help-wanted sign in the window of a business.

Fewer Americans Filed Unemployment Claims Again Last Week

First-time applications for jobless aid fell by 5,000 to 213,000 last week, the Labor Department reported.

 | AP

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee.

Biden Assails 'Trumpies' In Labor Day Battleground Pitches

Labor Day traditionally kicks off political crunch time, with campaigns scrambling to excite voters for Election Day on Nov. 8.

 | Haley Bull and AP

UPS worker delivering packages.

U.S. Hiring Slows As Employers Add Just 315,000 Jobs In August

The August hiring gain was down from 536,000 jobs added in July, and fell below the average gain over the previous three months.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Members of the United Auto Workers strike outside of a John Deere plant.

The Changing Tide For Unionizing In The U.S.

Unionizing has been making an unusual comeback in the U.S. as the economy roars back from pandemic lows, but efforts don't always mean success.

 | Scripps News Staff

Two people sit in a car.

Driving School Pushes Importance Of More Minority, Women Truck Drivers

Amid a truck driver shortage, a push to add diversity to the force is making way for safety and mindset changes in the industry.

 | Amber Strong

A Starbucks sign hangs outside a Starbucks coffee shop.

Fired Baristas Accuse Starbucks Of 'Scorched Earth' Union-Busting

Starbucks is fighting to squash a unionizing movement, claiming it's disruptive, but organizers say the chain has fired over 85 pro-union workers.

 | Ben Schamisso

Parents of first-grade students watch their children through a classroom window on the first day back to school

Why Are Teachers Quitting?

School districts across the country are facing teacher vacancies due to teachers quitting and leave the industry.

 | Amber Strong

Angela Pike watches her fourth grade students at Lakewood Elementary School in Cecilia

Schools Face Massive Teacher Shortages

School districts are facing a teacher shortage amid the pandemic, and teachers are retiring early due to stress.

 | Stephen Graddick IV

Performer's heels on stage at a strip club

Strippers At Los Angeles Club Look To Be First In U.S. To Unionize

The dancers say they've been seeking better protection, pay, safety and workplace conditions from their management for a long time.

 | James Packard

A school bus picks up kids.

School Districts Across U.S. Work To Entice Bus Drivers Amid Shortage

School districts across the U.S. aren't just dealing with teacher deficits in the classroom; they're also needing to fill bus driver seats.

 | John Mone