Jan 30, 2016

Foreign working population in Japan jumps to record high

The number of foreign workers in Japan totaled 907,896 at the end of October, the most since the government started requiring employers to submit reports on their non-Japanese employees in 2007, the labor ministry said. The figure, up 15.3 percent from a year before, ...

Jan 9, 2016

U.S. employers hire at robust pace, defying global trends

The U.S. economy is motoring ahead despite slowing global growth that caused upheavals in financial markets around the world this week. Employers added a robust 292,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate stayed low at 5 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. Job ...