Christie says he's no longer seeking sports radio host job

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday he is no longer seeking a job at a New York sports talk radio station once he leaves office, disputing a newspaper report that said the station told him he was no longer being considered.

SBA head sees businesses held back by lack of loans, workers

August 16
Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon sees a split among small business owners — they are increasingly optimistic, she says, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or find the right workers for jobs that are staying open.

Youngest victim of marathon bombing has park named after him

August 16
The youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing was honored Wednesday during a ceremony to break ground on a park to be built in his memory.
Variety
August 15

Correction: Economy-Jobs Report story

In a story Aug. 4 about the government's July jobs report, The Associated Press referred erroneously to Aaron Sojourner, an economist at the University of Minnesota, as Andrew Sojourner.
Local
August 9

Minnesota man gets 12 years in company holiday party killing

A Minnesota man will serve more than 12 years in prison for shooting another man to death during an annual holiday party for employees nearly two years ago.
Business
August 9

What's next? Who's next? Businesses need succession plans

Jessica Sayles is thinking about who might take over for her when she retires at age 55 from the accounting firm where she is managing partner — even though that's still 21 years away.
Variety
August 4

Markets Right Now: Strong hiring report sends stocks higher

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):4:00 p.m.Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street after the government reported another solid month of…
Business
August 3

Plumber fired after video showing him kicking dog goes viral

A plumber in North Carolina has lost his job after a video showing him kicking a dog at a home went viral.
Variety
August 2

Thousands show up for jobs at Amazon warehouses in US cities

Thousands of people showed up Wednesday for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers, as the e-commerce company held a giant job fair at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses.
National
August 2

Workplace accident death rate higher for older workers

Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an…
Variety
August 2

A list of locations where Amazon is holding jobs fair

Amazon.com Inc. is looking to fill more than 50,000 jobs in a hiring spree at 10 warehouses . The Seattle company is planning to make…
Business
August 2

Don't DIY: Business owners delegate human resources tasks

As small businesses keep hiring, many owners discover that being a do-it-yourself human resources manager is the wrong job for them.
Business
August 2

Survey: US companies added a solid 178,000 jobs in July

U.S. businesses added a solid 178,000 jobs in July, a survey found, evidence that employers remain confident enough about future demand to keep hiring.
National
August 2

Companies taking steps to keep older workers safe on the job

When managers at Bon Secours Virginia Health System started analyzing workers' compensation cases, they noticed a bad combination: Older nurses were having problems from lifting…
Variety
August 2

Amazon, in sign of growth, holds job fair for US warehouses

Amazon is holding a giant job fair and plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses.
July 30

Penn Station repairs not addressing this commuters' bane

It's a question that has weighed on the minds of countless commuters, usually as they sit in a stalled train in one of the tunnels heading into the nation's busiest train station: Why does help seem to take so long to arrive?
July 28

Demands for sex, bias against women at some national parks

Yellowstone National Park's superintendent says he's taking action against as many as 10 employees following a sex harassment investigation.
July 27

Protection for pregnant workers bill signed in Massachusetts

A new Massachusetts law signed Thursday by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker assures that women won't be forced to choose between a healthy pregnancy and keeping their jobs, according to advocates for working women.
July 26

Slack, Skype, Zoom: Remote work the norm even at small firms

At more small businesses, any watercooler chat takes place in a messaging app. Staff meetings are held via Skype. There might not even be an office.
July 26

A list of locations where Amazon will hold its jobs fair

Amazon.com Inc. is looking to fill more than 50,000 jobs in a hiring spree at 10 warehouses. The Seattle company said Wednesday it's planning to…
July 20

Corporate career to entrepreneur: How to prep for the leap

After two decades in the workforce, Ohio businesswoman Deborah Wasylko found herself faced with the prospect of having to move to keep her job while…
July 19

NJ Transit weighs disciplinary actions over canceled trains

New Jersey Transit is weighing whether it can pursue disciplinary action against train engineers after a manpower shortage forced dozens of ride cancellations this week amid summerlong track work at New York's Penn Station, an agency official told lawmakers Wednesday.
July 19

Companies offer quirky perks like guitar lessons, tattoos

Sabbaticals, massages, or a home maid service? Bike maintenance, tattoos or guitar lessons? Some small and medium-sized companies are offering quirky and enviable perks to try to attract and keep the best workers.