Thousands show up for jobs at Amazon warehouses in US cities

Aug 3, 2017

Hundreds of people are showing up Wednesday for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers, as the e-commerce company holds a giant job fair at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses.

Older people dying on job at higher rate than all workers

Aug 2, 2017

AP Analysis: Older people dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases

Turkmenistan bans cars for a day to promote bikes, health

Jul 29, 2017

The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan has banned most locals in its major cities from using their cars for a day in a bid to promote cycling and healthy lifestyles

APNewsBreak: Yellowstone to punish workers for misconduct

Jul 28, 2017

With reports of sexual harassment and other misconduct tarnishing the National Park Service's image, one of its premier sites is preparing to discipline as many as 10 workers

Demands for sex, bias against women at some national parks

Jul 28, 2017

Yellowstone National Park's superintendent says he's taking action against as many as 10 employees following a sexual harassment investigation

Sluggish but durable: 5 things about US economy's expansion

Jul 28, 2017

Sluggish but durable: 5 things to know about the US economy's 8-year-long expansion

Protection for pregnant workers bill signed in Massachusetts

Jul 27, 2017

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has signed a bill that backers say will keep women from having to choose between healthy pregnancies or keeping their jobs.

Acropolis, other Greek sites to open as guards scrap strike

Jul 27, 2017

The Acropolis and other ancient monuments and museums in Athens will be open this weekend after Greek Culture Ministry employees called off a two-day strike

Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 day

Jul 26, 2017

Amazon is looking for 50,000 people, with unemployment at a 16-year low and wages barely moving

Weekend strike to shut Acropolis at height of tourist season

Jul 26, 2017

A 2-day strike by Greek culture ministry employees protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites and museums in Athens this weekend, at the height of the tourist season