[NEW YORK] It's easy for most people to find a job in America on Labor Day 2019. The unemployment rate is very low; store windows are plastered with help wanted signs.

[SINGAPORE] The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) recommends that retirement ages be tied to a dynamic life expectancy measure.

SINGTEL chief executive Chua Sock Koong rebuffed talk of layoffs at the mainboard-listed telco, after queries - including from The Business Times - at its annual general meeting about a recent...

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US job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this...

[SYDNEY] Job vacancies in Australia slipped 1.1 per cent in the three months ended May, the first fall since early 2016, in yet another sign the country's economy is losing momentum.

AROUND the world, the creation of good new jobs is increasingly concentrated in some of the largest cities. Innovative people want to work and live in close proximity to one another. This process...

RETRENCHMENTS rose in the first quarter of the year, driven by manufacturing losses and hitting mainly production and related workers from electronics, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on...

MORE employees received wage increases last year, as the economy and labour market remained healthy.

DISCREPANCIES are rife in employment applications in Singapore, at the highest rate in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a study by global background-screening firm First Advantage.

[TOKYO] At the age of 75, Mikiko Kuzuno found herself recently laid off and applying for a job at a factory near Tokyo.