low wage jobs

With the dismal job market many college students have no choice but to take low-paying positions fresh out of college. HuffPost Live takes a look at life after graduation, the realities of the job market and how to make it in the 'real world.'
To tell us more about how the American job machine is working again for college graduates, Anthony Carnevale, the Center on Education and the Workforce's director, joins us today in The Global Search for Education
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) launched his presidential campaign in Burlington, Vermont, Tuesday, ticking off a list of well
I see so many job openings for low-wage jobs and I've even worked some of those shitty jobs myself when I was younger. But what I'm seeing now is the old kid jobs are turning into middle-age and senior jobs.
Choosing between going to work or taking her children to the doctor is a decision Davis doesn't want to have to make based
But the union's critics are focused on another number: zero. That's the tally of fast-food workers who have joined SEIU's
For a year I lived at a shelter on 28th Street and Fifth Avenue. It only had a microwave and a refrigerator. The little that
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday where family and friends gather together and express gratitude for everything in their lives. But those who work at Walmart have little to be thankful for, at least when it comes to their employment.
Fast food jobs are a very real segment of our economy.
Windish's story is part of a Huffington Post series profiling Americans who work hard, yet still struggle to make ends meet
We must do more than just call Walmart out for their truly shameful practices. Without unions or government rules, companies like Walmart will never do the right thing.
On a cold November morning in 2012, some 200 fast food workers at places like McDonald's and Burger King started an improbable journey with a one-day strike at a handful of restaurants to demand a minimum wage of $15 an hour.
A New Jersey woman who died while napping in her car between work shifts is just one of the many stories that detail the struggle low-wage workers face.
Though Fernandes didn't have any children, according to police, for many women working low-wage jobs, these issues are compounded
If you work hard, you should make enough to live a good life and provide a better one for your kids. That's a conviction worth fighting for and a sentiment that rings true for most people, not just in Seattle but everywhere.
As the United States slips from its status as the globe's number one economic power, small numbers of Americans continue to amass staggering amounts of wealth, while simultaneously inequality trends toward historic levels.
“It’s hard to see that the state of Washington has paid a heavy penalty for having a higher minimum wage than the rest of