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Are refugees stealing jobs? - Twin Falls Times-News

Employment News - 2 hours 3 min ago

Twin Falls Times-News

Are refugees stealing jobs?
Twin Falls Times-News
Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter's signature joined others on a beam Thursday, May 19, 2016 in Twin Falls. Chobani. Buy Now. TETONA DUNLAP, TIMES-NEWS. Twin Falls Mayor Shawn Barigar talks with Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya Thursday, May 19, 2016 in ...

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The comeback of middle-wage jobs encouraging sign in America - Bowling Green Daily News

Employment News - 4 hours 11 min ago

The comeback of middle-wage jobs encouraging sign in America
Bowling Green Daily News
WASHINGTON — One of the economy's bright spots is the job market – and it may be even brighter than it seems. Not only are there more jobs (1.3 million so far in 2016), but they may be better-paying, according to a new analysis by economists at the ...

Jobs Data as Fed Fodder; Auto Sales: Week Ahead Aug. 29-Sept. 3 - Bloomberg

Employment News - 5 hours 5 min ago

Bloomberg

Jobs Data as Fed Fodder; Auto Sales: Week Ahead Aug. 29-Sept. 3
Bloomberg
Payroll growth in the U.S. probably moderated in August after the strongest two months of hiring this year. That's the consensus of economists surveyed ahead of a Labor Department report in the coming week. It's the last monthly update on job gains ...

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Promise of green jobs doesn't help workers today - DesMoinesRegister.com

Employment News - 5 hours 14 min ago

DesMoinesRegister.com

Promise of green jobs doesn't help workers today
DesMoinesRegister.com
Once again we're treated to another lecture in the "letters" section on climate change and the terrible Bakken oil pipeline [Pipeline decision has global implications, Aug. 21]. Always some expert here, an academic there or just some guy walking across ...

Small employment gains may herald manufacturing rebound - Danbury News Times

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 11:13pm

Danbury News Times

Small employment gains may herald manufacturing rebound
Danbury News Times
John Freeman, left, and Elliott Bay, both chemists at Mannkind, use a spray dryer to create inhalator powder at the Danbury facility Tuesday, January 26, 2016. John Freeman, left, and Elliott Bay, both chemists at Mannkind, use a spray dryer to create ...

Construction jobs, an economic bellwether, soar in Charleston, across SC - Charleston Post Courier

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 7:05pm

Charleston Post Courier

Construction jobs, an economic bellwether, soar in Charleston, across SC
Charleston Post Courier
Valentin Avila, with Unique Constructors, uses a nail gun to build a wall in a house being renovated on Cannon Street. Brad Nettles/Staff. ×. All around the Lowcountry, Crescent Homes has subdivisions to develop — trees to clear, roads to pave and ...

Ashley Furniture cuts 840 California jobs, shifts production to other states - KOLO

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 2:27pm

KOLO

Ashley Furniture cuts 840 California jobs, shifts production to other states
KOLO
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A furniture manufacturer is cutting hundreds of jobs in Southern California as it shifts production to plants in North Carolina, Mississippi and Wisconsin. The San Bernardino County Sun reported Saturday that about 840 workers at an ...

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Over 800 jobs lost as warehouse-factory shuts down - Washington Times

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 1:56pm

Over 800 jobs lost as warehouse-factory shuts down
Washington Times
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A furniture manufacturer is cutting hundreds of jobs in Southern California as it shifts production to plants in North Carolina, Mississippi and Wisconsin. The San Bernardino County Sun reported Saturday (http://bit.ly/2bWGjWt ) that ...

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Jobs Data to be a Big Deal for Record-High Stocks - Fox Business

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 12:16pm

Fox Business

Jobs Data to be a Big Deal for Record-High Stocks
Fox Business
Wall Street will fixate on a wave of U.S. economic data next week, crested by payrolls data on Friday that could sway expectations about the timing of future interest rate hikes and spark volatility in record-high stock prices. Continue Reading Below ...
US jobs data to test case for rate hikeReuters

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Jobs Data Could Help A Case For An Interest Rate Hike - Fortune

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 9:56am

Fortune

Jobs Data Could Help A Case For An Interest Rate Hike
Fortune
Wall Street will fixate on a wave of U.S. economic data next week, crested by payrolls data on Friday that could sway expectations about the timing of future interest rate hikes and spark volatility in record-high stock prices. Fresh data about ...

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Study: $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage Would Kill 281000 Michigan Jobs - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 7:25am

Michigan Capitol Confidential

Study: $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage Would Kill 281000 Michigan Jobs
Michigan Capitol Confidential
A recent study by a conservative think tank found that raising the state minimum wage to $15 an hour would cost Michigan the equivalent of 281,000 full-time jobs in 2021. The wage raise would directly affect 37.4 percent of wage and salary workers in ...

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Utica partnering with employment agency to cut down costs - Utica Observer Dispatch

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 4:44am

Utica partnering with employment agency to cut down costs
Utica Observer Dispatch
The city is working with Express Employment Professionals to find jobs for its seasonal employees, many of whom go on unemployment when the season ends in the fall. By S. Alexander Gerould · @OD_Gerould. UTICA — Changes to the way the city ...

Bowles and Fisher: Push hard to create more good NYC jobs - New York Daily News

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 4:04am

New York Daily News

Bowles and Fisher: Push hard to create more good NYC jobs
New York Daily News
So far, Mayor de Blasio has made universal pre-K a reality and launched an ambitious plan to build and preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing. The next plank of the mayor's inequality agenda should be a strategy to create middle-class jobs. The ...

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Yellen Yawner: No Big Revelations in Speech, So Focus Turns to Jobs Data - Forbes

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 4:01am

Reuters

Yellen Yawner: No Big Revelations in Speech, So Focus Turns to Jobs Data
Forbes
Friday's speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen, awaited all last week, turned out somewhat anti-climactic, providing no real insight into timing of the next rate hike. With the speech out of the way, it's on toward the next big thing: Friday's jobs report ...
US jobs data to test case for rate hikeReuters

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There're No Jobs In Cloud Computing - Proof Of How Much Richer It ... - Forbes

Employment News - August 27, 2016 - 3:07am

There're No Jobs In Cloud Computing - Proof Of How Much Richer It ...
Forbes
There's a really quite superbly wrong piece in the New York Times about cloud computing. They're looking at the data centres that Microsoft, Amazon and others ...

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Capital Region jobs picture a bright spot amid upstate stagnation - Albany Times Union

Employment News - August 26, 2016 - 11:23pm

Albany Times Union

Capital Region jobs picture a bright spot amid upstate stagnation
Albany Times Union
Job growth in the Capital Region since the Great Recession rivals thriving downstate and is beating the national average.But taken as a larger region, Upstate New York is a different story altogether. Even as the Albany area has seen a 2.2 percent rise ...
Comptroller report shows upstate employment still laggingWatertownDailyTimes.com
Comptroller: Study shows mixed jobs progress UpstatePlattsburgh Press Republican

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Hot OC jobs: Who's hiring in 5 high-paying sectors? - OCRegister

Employment News - August 26, 2016 - 11:19pm

OCRegister

Hot OC jobs: Who's hiring in 5 high-paying sectors?
OCRegister
When I mention that Orange County is enjoying the fastest hiring spree since the turn of the century, I often hear folks question the quality of the employment opportunities created. Orange County bosses hired 168,600 workers in five years – 12 percent ...

Swissport cuts 187 jobs as Frontier changes ground services provider - The Denver Post

Employment News - August 26, 2016 - 6:18pm

The Denver Post

Swissport cuts 187 jobs as Frontier changes ground services provider
The Denver Post
Swissport, a ground-service company at Denver International Airport, will lay off 187 full-time workers, due to a the loss of its contract with Frontier Airlines. By Tamara Chuang | tchuang@denverpost.com. PUBLISHED: August 26, 2016 at 5:18 pm ...

Comptroller: Study shows mixed jobs progress Upstate - Plattsburgh Press Republican

Employment News - August 26, 2016 - 4:47pm

Comptroller: Study shows mixed jobs progress Upstate
Plattsburgh Press Republican
ALBANY — Upstate New York lags behind downstate and the nation in job growth since the Great Recession, according to a report examining upstate employment trends issued Friday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Since June 2009, a press ...

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GE Appliance Park's move impacts 320 jobs - The Courier-Journal

Employment News - August 26, 2016 - 4:04pm

The Courier-Journal

GE Appliance Park's move impacts 320 jobs
The Courier-Journal
General Electric Appliance Park in Louisville intends to outsource a large warehouse and distribution operation and also withdraw from water heater manufacturing entirely, affecting 300 good-paying jobs for union workers and about 20 salaried workers ...

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