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Russia's Men Increasingly See Army As Good Job, Not Dead End

By Dmitry Kozlov | Dec 10
Increasingly, the young men of Russia say they see military service as an opportunity, not a dreaded obligation to avoid.

Noah's Ark Job Float Your Boat? Then You Must be Christian

By Dylan Lovan | Apr 16
Want to serve food or operate rides at Kentucky's new Noah's Ark attraction? Then you must first pledge your Christianity.

For US Unemployed, Job Market Hits a Turning Point

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Dec 9
Look past the booming November job gain of 321,000 reported Friday - the best figure in three years in the strongest year for U.S. hiring since 1999.

EDGE 10.0: A Decade on the Job

By Steve Weinstein | Jun 26
Since its beginnings, EDGE has been charting the LGBT progress on the business front. When it began in as a regional website back, it was more the exception than the norm for a business to include job protection for gay and lesbian employees.

Unemployed LGBT Seniors Face Many Obstacles

By Brian McNaught | Jun 21
The people who live these nightmares most often are older workers who, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, have watched the depletion of their savings, and the diminished value of their skills.

Study: Gays Have Harder Time on the Job Market

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 6
A new study suggests that there is a trend among employers to pass over self-identified gay job applicants.

OECD: Rich country unemployment may have peaked

By Emma Vandore | Jul 7
Unemployment in rich countries may have peaked - but they must create 17 million jobs if they want to return to pre-crisis employment levels, the OECD said Wednesday.

Zions pledges to amend policy to protect gays

May 10
Zions Bancorp’s board is pledging to prohibit discrimination based on someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

Obama to Offer Tax Credits for New Employees, Higher Wages

By Charles Babington and Stephen Ohlemacher | Jan 29
Obama expected to offer tax credits to companies that hire new workers--up to $5,000 for each new worker, as well as an incentive for more hours or upped pay for current workers.

Democrats promise jobs bill

By Andrew Taylor | Nov 18
House Democrats are looking at swelling deficits further, at least temporarily, on a jobs-producing bill in response to double-digit unemployment and a sense within their ranks that the party needs to do more to put people back to work.

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