(Reuters) - The beginning of the end of the Federal Reserve's massive bond-buying program might come sooner than many investors think if recent gains in the U.S. labor market do not prove fleeting. Full story
Following a series of catastrophic factory accidents, dozens of major companies are signing a pact for overseas worker safety. But will the agreement offset the dangers of cheap labor?
A growing number of Wall Street titans have been voicing support for JPMorgan's chairman & CEO Jamie Dimon, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Stephen Lerner, labor & community activist, and Duff McDonald, "Last Man Standing" author.
The Supreme Court of North Korea sentenced American Kenneth Bae to 15 years of hard labor for “crimes against the country.” Bae arrived with a tourist group on Nov. 3 and has been held ever since.
Long-term unemployment, or people who have been out of work for more than six months, is the most direct effect of austerity and the slow recovery. Chris Hayes discusses this labor issue with Bloomberg View's Josh Barro and economist Theresa Ghilarducci, from The New School.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports China labor costs are rising, as manufacturers look for cheap locations to build things.
A group of workers and labor activists march down West Grand Boulevard as they demand a raise in the minimum wage for fast food workers in Detroit, Michigan May 10, 2013. REUTERS/ Rebecca Cook
Kenneth Bae, seen in undated image from a video, was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea on Thursday.
Hugo Moyano , leader of the CGT labor federation, gives a thumbs-up as he leaves after a rally outside the Justice Palace in Buenos Aires April 17, 2013. Judicial workers are holding a 72-hour general strike to protest against judicial reform bills proposed by Argentinian President Cristina Fernande
Hugo Moyano, leader of the CGT labor federation, speaks during a rally outside the Justice Palace in Buenos Aires April 17, 2013. Judicial workers are holding a 72-hour general strike to protest against judicial reform bills proposed by Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's administ