The U.S. president signed an executive order this Labor Day, requiring federal contractors to provide sick leave to about 300,000 employees.
The meeting marked the first time a delegation from the Conference of European Rabbis was received at the Vatican.
"Using God to cover injustice is a very grave sin," Pope Francis said Friday, speaking about employers who avoid paying taxes, social security and fair wages.
India's experiment to bring social benefits to a billion people with a unique ID is moving fast, according to Nandan Nilekani.
The Kentucky senator's comments recall Mitt Romney's controversial "47 percent" remarks, which hurt his 2012 election prospects.
Experts say that Americans can expect more gridlock, at least as it pertains to contentious federal budget and economy-related measures.
A new Wells Fargo study on retirement finds one-third of middle-class Americans aren't saving a thing.
A report by the Associated Press revealed that several Nazis expelled from the U.S. continued to receive payments through legal loopholes.
Only two-thirds of Americans have any retirement savings and many aren't saving enough.
City officials and unions are trying to fix the Motor City’s unfunded pension obligations. If it works, the cure could spread.
America’s older job-seekers combat persistent age discrimination and the stigma of long-term unemployment by pruning their work histories.
Chinese Maker Of Nike Sneakers Told To Provide Past Social Insurance To Workers As Factory Strike Enters 10th Day
A union has called for a factory vote, and a government bureau has ordered Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings to provide past unpaid social insurance.
Supplier for branded shoes attempts to quell largest Chinese labor action in years as workers at second plant return to work.
Ryan assumes seniors are savvy shoppers of complex health insurance plans, and will make wise choices with no surprises.
The average fertility rate for Japanese women amounts to only 1.41, well below the 2.1 replacement rate.
A 76-year-old labor law says disabled people can be paid less than non-disabled people in some circumstances.
Joe Newman will be challenging current seat holder Vern Buchanan during the fall election.
All things being equal, raising the minimum wage would have either no effect on jobs or would actually increase the total number of jobs.
Veteran Benefits A Flashpoint After 13 Years Of War: US Lawmakers Confront Cuts They Say Are Necessary While Veteran Groups Call For Billions In Further Spending
A U.S. Senate repeal of veterans' pension cuts is "likely," according to Democratic Sen. Adam Smith, an opponent of the proposal.
If you think it's impossible for the U.S. economy to ever record GDP growth above 5%, think again.
A grassroots Swiss group has petitioned the government to provide all of the country's citizens with a mimum annual income.
My “fantasy Ted Cruz speech” probably wouldn’t go over as well, and that’s because it would raise tough questions.
Donald Miller testified in court that he went missing in 1986 after he lost his job. A few years later, he was declared legally dead.
China's Hukou Household Registration System Needs A Makeover, But Megacities Like Beijing And Shanghai Are Slow To Reform
The household registration system which divides citizens as urban and rural is in need of a major remake.
Next year, town halls may be filled with angry early retirees and others who don’t qualify for Medicare and don’t want their new health care benefits disturbed.
A new report highlights the most work threatening industries by U.S. location, based on the rates of injuries.
The OECD said in some cases immigration costs 0.5% of GDP; in other cases it adds about the same, according to the report.
Americans Highly Pessimistic About Country's Long-Term Debt, New Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Confidence Survey Shows
The poll says Americans are split along partisan lines about whether President Obama's budget represents a compromise.
You can be sure any time the government changes its statistical methods, it’s for the benefit of the government.
Analysis: Pension Fund Running Astronomical Deficit: Current Workforce Contributing Without Assurance Of Future Pension Benefits
With its rapidly aging population and a young pension fund, China is paying out pensions without generating enough revenue.