A day after being sued by legally married, gay engineers, the nation's largest freight rail carriers announced they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit's two largest unions filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the agency, claiming its board of directors broke state law when it approved a contract without a key provision.
Pennsylvania public schools would have wider latitude to furlough employees during tough economic times and would not have to start with the least senior workers under proposals that were debated Tuesday in the state Capitol.
The Street: "I give God 10%, why do you get 18" (??) When Pastor Alois Bell replaced her tip with this self-satisfied note, she accidentally ended up giving voice to an entire generation. Across the Internet, service workers have responded to Bell's receipt with a revelation: for a surprising number of people, it's not enough to leave $0 for a tip. They have to leave nasty words to remember them by too.
Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job this Thursday, organizers say, which would mark the largest effort yet in a push for higher pay.
Local venture offers consumers outerwear with an American history.
Diane Mastrull: At the start of the year, I brought you the story of two Main Line friends who, while holding down other jobs to pay the bills, had embarked on a bit of a dream: to produce a men's trench coat made in the United States.
The rickshaw driver was approaching an intersection in Bangladesh's capital when two men stopped his vehicle, doused it with gasoline and set it ablaze. The reason: He had gone to work.
A new survey finds that about half of all U.S. workers enjoy their employment, but more than 15% don't like or even hate their work. (3:49)
The Street: As the workforce takes its foot off the pedal this week in anticipation of the Thanksgiving holiday, what will they reflect on and be grateful for when they sit down for turkey and stuffing?
The Street: Perhaps we should start the movement now: make Cyber Monday a national holiday. And why not? Most working Americans - a whopping 86% - plan to spend some time shopping online while they work on Cyber Monday.
The Street: Twenty years ago, one week before Thanksgiving, I was at Miami International Airport, awaiting the arrival of American Airlines' early morning inbound flights. American flight attendants were scheduled to strike that morning, Thursday, Nov. 18, 1993, at 7 a.m. But when I arrived at the airport, I was told that everything was operating normally.
One of city's unique work sites includes a Mormon couple from Utah that gives tours — and cookies to union workers. Completion of massive temple 'on schedule' for 2016.
It's been two years since ground was broken in Center City on a massive Mormon temple and visitors' center, and it might just be the most unique construction site the city’s ever known.
NORRISTOWN Some days at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility, officers there say, there are so few guards that only one is available to patrol the general population area for male inmates.