Top execs in the US earn an average of 204 times more than their rank-and-file employees -- and that's a conservative estimate.
Unemployment in some parts of Europe is worse than during the Great Depression. Investors ignore the EU's financial woes at their own peril, say some analysts.
The number of public sector jobs has shrunk by more than 700,000 on his watch. It grew by 1.75 million during George W. Bush's terms. Here's why.
Bureau of Labor Statistics data show some intriguing trends, but they don't get to the heart of the real question: Why do moms earn less?
The Florida theme park pressured state lawmakers to vote against allowing local governments to set their own wage, benefits and sick-time laws.
Bogus claims are costing the government dearly. In 2011, the biggest chunk went to people who continued to work.
The music equipment chain's New York employees are trying to battle Bain Capital's shrinking commissions and pressure to sell warranties.
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