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Adviser: Save Local Businesses Act proposes answers to employment uncertainties - Crain's Cleveland Business

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Crain's Cleveland Business

Adviser: Save Local Businesses Act proposes answers to employment uncertainties
Crain's Cleveland Business
Imagine a franchise sandwich shop located here in Cleveland that employs a dozen workers. Though it's part of a franchise, the restaurant is independently owned, pays its workers directly and manages their day-to-day supervision. And yet those same ...

The Daily Standard - The Daily Standard

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The Daily Standard

The Daily Standard
The Daily Standard
CELINA - Local job recruiters are working with teachers to educate students about local job opportunities and ending misconceptions that the only careers available are at factories and on farms. Representatives from 11 local businesses met on Wednesday ...

Trump Administration pushes apprenticeships as millions of jobs remain open - WSAW

November 24, 2017 - 9:20pm

WSAW

Trump Administration pushes apprenticeships as millions of jobs remain open
WSAW
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- With job growth in the U.S. comes job openings. The Trump Administration finds there are not enough candidates to fill them. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta is turning the focus to apprenticeships to get more Americans in ...

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What new jobs? California program to entice hiring falls short - LA Daily News

November 24, 2017 - 8:37pm

LA Daily News

What new jobs? California program to entice hiring falls short
LA Daily News
Four years after Gov. Jerry Brown launched his signature program to boost California jobs by awarding tax credits to the businesses that create them, businesses have left two thirds of those available credits unclaimed—a sign that most expected jobs ...

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Lawmakers seek to protect municipal jobs for veterans - Eagle-Tribune

November 24, 2017 - 7:08pm

Lawmakers seek to protect municipal jobs for veterans
Eagle-Tribune
BOSTON The civil service system is a pipeline of municipal jobs for military veterans returning from active duty in places like Afghanistan and Iraq. But as cities and towns increasingly seek exemptions from state-mandated civil service requirements ...

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Illinois manufacturing jobs lag, but Supreme Court may fix what's broke - Belleville News-Democrat

November 24, 2017 - 4:31pm

Belleville News-Democrat

Illinois manufacturing jobs lag, but Supreme Court may fix what's broke
Belleville News-Democrat
A decade ago when the Great Recession began, Illinois had 669,000 manufacturing jobs. Now we have 97,000 fewer of those jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Well, there was a serious economic downturn. We have to expect fewer jobs. We do.

Facing deluge of work, PWSA relaxes residency rule for some jobs - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

November 24, 2017 - 4:28pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Facing deluge of work, PWSA relaxes residency rule for some jobs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Planning a slew of big-ticket improvements, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority eased a longtime residency requirement this month in hopes of filling certain jobs. PWSA has mandated for decades that workers on the payroll live within the city, ...

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Private-sector jobs in Wisconsin hit record high for second month in a row, October preliminary estimates show - Madison.com

November 24, 2017 - 1:42pm

Madison.com

Private-sector jobs in Wisconsin hit record high for second month in a row, October preliminary estimates show
Madison.com
Wisconsin added 3,400 private-sector manufacturing jobs in October, according to preliminary estimates by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. AMBER ARNOLD — State Journal. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. After a disappointing September jobs ...

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This Steve Jobs figurine is the weirdest holiday gift for Apple ... - The Verge

November 24, 2017 - 10:40am

The Verge

This Steve Jobs figurine is the weirdest holiday gift for Apple ...
The Verge
Everyone has that Apple fanatic on their holiday gift list — but what to buy for the Apple fan who already has everything? I wish I could say the answer was this ...

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Where the jobs are in Rochester - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

November 24, 2017 - 10:33am

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Where the jobs are in Rochester
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Deborah Stamps started her career as a home health aide, and later a licensed practical nurse. Now she helps oversee training programs for in-demand nursing career tracks across the region. Her trajectory serves as a glimpse of what happens when the ...

Sobeys Will Begin Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs Across Canada - Narcity

November 24, 2017 - 9:33am

Narcity

Sobeys Will Begin Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs Across Canada
Narcity
Along with Loblaws and Shoppers Drug Mart, another popular store in Canada will begin laying off its employees in order to "reorganize" its structure. Announced early Friday morning, the grocery company stated that it will begin laying off 800 ...
Slimmed-down Sobeys To Cut 800 JobsNasdaq
Sobeys to cut 800 office jobs as part of reorganization of grocery businessrdnewsnow.com
Sobeys cutting 800 jobs as part of CEO's turnaround planBNN

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Emploi/métiers : les 7 « jobs en or » en 2017 - Le Parisien Etudiant

November 24, 2017 - 8:56am

Le Parisien Etudiant

Emploi/métiers : les 7 « jobs en or » en 2017
Le Parisien Etudiant
Il sait aussi bien décortiquer des prix de revient, gérer des indicateurs de performance ou intervenir dans les décisions d'investissement liées aux sites de production. « Il est généralement diplômé d'une école de commerce ou d'un master II en gestion ...

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Will Illinois workers fill jobs at Foxconn plant? | Letter - Wausau Daily Herald

November 24, 2017 - 8:46am

Wausau Daily Herald

Will Illinois workers fill jobs at Foxconn plant? | Letter
Wausau Daily Herald
EDITOR: Gov. Scott Walker just signed an agreement with Foxconn allowing them to build a production facility in Mount Pleasant in Racine County. This location is just about a half-hour drive from the Illinois border. Governor Walker has said this ...

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A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm - The Denver Post

November 24, 2017 - 7:08am

The Denver Post

A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm
The Denver Post
Liz Whitehurst picks greens at Owl's Nest Farm in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on Nov. 9. Whitehurst is the owner and operator of the farm, which sells its produce at a D.C.-area farmers market, to restaurants and through CSA shares. By Caitlin Dewey ...

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Study: Wisconsin lost 13000 'good jobs' for non-college grads since 1991 - Madison.com

November 24, 2017 - 6:04am

Madison.com

Study: Wisconsin lost 13000 'good jobs' for non-college grads since 1991
Madison.com
Good-paying blue collar jobs, like those held by General Motors workers in Janesville before the plant stopped production in 2008, have declined in Wisconsin since 1991, though good-paying skilled service jobs have made up for many of those losses.

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Just Bakery breaks down employment barriers for ex-cons - Madison.com

November 24, 2017 - 4:46am

Madison.com

Just Bakery breaks down employment barriers for ex-cons
Madison.com
Students Miklos Caston, front right, and Dana Hyche, background, fulfill a large cookie order at Just Bakery. Students at Just Bakery face significant setbacks to finding employment -- many are formerly incarcerated -- but the program teaches a ...

UK Inflation Rate Remains Flat As Employment Levels Fall - Seeking Alpha

November 24, 2017 - 4:39am

UK Inflation Rate Remains Flat As Employment Levels Fall
Seeking Alpha
Last week's economic data for the UK was a mixed bag. While inflation remained broadly flat compared to the previous month, wage data indicated worrying signs as employment numbers fell. This comes amid a SME survey result indicating that businesses ...

5. E-commerce is creating jobs, not killing them - Axios

November 24, 2017 - 3:09am

Axios

5. E-commerce is creating jobs, not killing them
Axios
Data: St. Louis Federal Reserve; Chart: Chris Canipe / Axios. The growing popularity of online shopping has hit traditional retailers hard, culminating in a spate of retail bankruptcies and store closures in recent years. But according to an analysis ...

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4. Automation is raising pay before it cuts jobs - Axios

November 24, 2017 - 3:07am

Axios

4. Automation is raising pay before it cuts jobs
Axios
Online retailer Boxed, a competitor to Costco and Sam's Club, has attracted years of fawning publicity for implementing automation at its warehouses without laying off a single employee. It is even raising salaries. But the company is shrinking the ...