Employment

Companies across the nation are in search of employees to help improve their supply chains. And as Kate Rogers reports, some are struggling to recruit workers.

According to new research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a woman earns 49 cents for every dollar a man earns — a far wider gap than commonly cited data indicates.

The construction industry was a strong driver in the October jobs report, adding 30,000 positions. But even with the gains, the industry is still facing a labor shortage. Kate Rogers reports.

Employment costs rose more than expected in the third quarter in a sign that more inflation could be brewing in the U.S. economy.

While a more confident consumer base is helping Main Street’s bottom line, the labor market is tightening, making finding workers a challenge for companies. Many are increasing pay for the workers they already have to keep them on board.

Frank Holland reports on one of the world’s largest package delivery companys, DHL, looking for skilled workers ahead of the holiday shopping season.

Kate Rogers reports on the aviation industry’s growing need for mechanics, and what one New York high school is doing to help close the gap.

Ylan Mui breaks down the numbers in the September jobs report.

The unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.7 percent, the lowest since December 1969 and one-tenth of a percentage point below expectations.

Job growth surged in September to its highest level in seven months as the economy put up another show of strength, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics.

Companies such as McDonald’s and Delta Air hire ex-cons as part of their inclusion strategy. Many employers find that if reformed, these employees are loyal and trusted workers.

The business services, education and health services industries led job gains for the month of August, besting laggards like retail and manufacturing, according to the latest government jobs report.

Eric Chemi reports on a new phenomenon called “ghosting,” where job candidates stop showing up during the hiring process, without explanation.

Contessa Brewer reports on what some U.S. casinos are doing to close the skills gap and the gender gap.

Some 500,000 nonlocal, for-hire truckers are delivering freight in the U.S., and the industry needs 51,000 more, experts say.