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HEADS UP: Here's What To Expect From Today's Jobs Report - Business Insider

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Business Insider

HEADS UP: Here's What To Expect From Today's Jobs Report
Business Insider
Expectations are for jobs added to fall from the 288,000 added in June, which blew away expectations. The June report also showed the unemployment rate fell to 6.1%, its lowest level since September 2008. In June, the labor force participation rate ...
This is the jobs data that Wall Street will be miningMarketWatch
July Jobs Day is coming!Vox

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Meet The Young Entrepreneur Aiming To Be 'The Steve Jobs Of Porn' - Forbes

July 31, 2014 - 8:45pm

Forbes

Meet The Young Entrepreneur Aiming To Be 'The Steve Jobs Of Porn'
Forbes
At just 19 years of age, Trevor Zablocki wants to spend the rest of his life working in the porn industry. So does his 23-year-old older brother, Justin, and close friend Harry Manno, 22, who has yet to tell his parents about this plan. “Our mom was a ...

Jobs report may be next source of market fireworks - CNBC

July 31, 2014 - 4:05pm

CNBC

Jobs report may be next source of market fireworks
CNBC
July's employment report is expected to show a continued strong pace of jobs growth and the lowest unemployment rate since August 2008—good news for the economy, but possibly bad news for markets. Already markets are beginning to find dark clouds in ...
Traders Are Blaming Thursday's Big Sell-Off On 1 StatBusiness Insider
Greenback Holds Steady Before U.S. Jobs ReportForbes
The Curious Job of the Fed: Create Employment or Curb Inflation?TheStreet.com
Investor's Business Daily
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There are a lot more 50-somethings working 3 jobs - CNNMoney

July 31, 2014 - 3:47pm

Center For American Progress

There are a lot more 50-somethings working 3 jobs
CNNMoney
Today, 115,000 people over the age of 55 are working three jobs, according to the Department of Labor. That's a 170% increase from 43,000 in 1994, when the government began keeping these records, and a 60% increase from before the Great Recession ...
The State of the US Labor Market: Pre-August 2014 Jobs ReleaseCenter For American Progress

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The GCC's national employment challenge - Washington Post (blog)

July 31, 2014 - 1:29pm

The GCC's national employment challenge
Washington Post (blog)
Citizens of the Gulf monarchies are more dependent on state employment than anywhere else in the world (except perhaps North Korea). As working age populations grow, the implicit government job guarantee is increasingly becoming unsustainable, ...

Expectations High for Strong July Jobs Report - Fox Business

July 31, 2014 - 10:56am

Expectations High for Strong July Jobs Report
Fox Business
Expectations are running high for another strong monthly jobs report when the U.S. Labor Department releases its July figures on Friday. The consensus among economists is a gain of 233,000 jobs and that the headline unemployment rate will hold steady ...

Expectations High for Strong July Jobs Report - Fox Business

July 31, 2014 - 10:56am

Expectations High for Strong July Jobs Report
Fox Business
Expectations are running high for another strong monthly jobs report when the U.S. Labor Department releases its July figures on Friday. The consensus among economists is a gain of 233,000 jobs and that the headline unemployment rate will hold steady ...
Employment Costs Rise 0.7% in Second QuarterWall Street Journal
Wage Inflation: Employment Cost Could Spur Rate HikesInvestor's Business Daily
Employment Cost Index Finally Brings Wage Inflation24/7 Wall St.

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Employment Costs Rise 0.7% in Second Quarter - Wall Street Journal

July 31, 2014 - 10:49am

Employment Costs Rise 0.7% in Second Quarter
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Employers' labor costs rose at their fastest rate in nearly six years in the second quarter, a sign that falling unemployment could be boosting pay for workers. The employment-cost index, a broad measure of pay and benefits, rose a ...

Jobs return but remain elusive for some - The Oregonian

July 31, 2014 - 10:48am

SaintPetersBlog

Jobs return but remain elusive for some
The Oregonian
Job seekers check out the possibilities at a job fair at the Portland Community College Cascade Campus. (Molly Young/The Oregonian). Print · The Associated Press By The Associated Press The Associated Press Follow on Twitter on July 31, 2014 at 8:37 ...
Even as jobs return, lagging incomes and home equity leave many Americans ...Minneapolis Star Tribune

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What to Watch for in Friday's July Jobs Report - Wall Street Journal (blog)

July 31, 2014 - 9:26am

Wall Street Journal (blog)

What to Watch for in Friday's July Jobs Report
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The first half of 2014 saw the U.S. economy's strongest stretch of hiring since early 2006. The jobless rate fell to 6.1% in June from 7.5% a year earlier, its fastest one-year decline since October 1984, and nonfarm employers added a seasonally ...

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US employment cost index posts fastest rise since 2008 - MarketWatch

July 31, 2014 - 8:58am

US employment cost index posts fastest rise since 2008
MarketWatch
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - An index that measures the price of U.S. labor rose in the second quarter at the fastest pace since the fall of 2008, largely because of higher retirement and health-care benefits. The employment cost index climbed 0.7% in ...

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Middle-Wage Employment Moves U.S. Past Fast-Food Jobs: Economy - Bloomberg

July 31, 2014 - 8:51am

Bloomberg

Middle-Wage Employment Moves U.S. Past Fast-Food Jobs: Economy
Bloomberg
Ryan Kenny has been testing chainsaws for the last seven months and getting paid for it. He's also among a growing cadre of U.S. middle-income earners. After two internships, the 23-year-old was hired at Stihl Inc. to check the durability of parts and ...
Mid-wage work comes back as US moves past burger-flipping jobsColumbus CEO

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The State of the US Labor Market: Pre-August 2014 Jobs Release - Center For American Progress

July 31, 2014 - 8:09am

Center For American Progress

The State of the US Labor Market: Pre-August 2014 Jobs Release
Center For American Progress
Margarita Sanchez, front, listens during a job-search workshop at WorkForce One in Davie, Florida. By Michael Madowitz and Jackie Odum | July 31, 2014. PRINT: print icon; SHARE: Facebook icon · Twitter icon · Share on Google+ · Email icon. Since the ...
It's not unusual for worker over 55 to work 3 jobsFox17

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Employment Costs Rise 0.7% in Second Quarter - Wall Street Journal

July 31, 2014 - 7:37am

Employment Costs Rise 0.7% in Second Quarter
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Employers' labor costs rose at their fastest rate in nearly six years in the second quarter, a sign that falling unemployment could be boosting pay for workers. The employment-cost index, a broad measure of pay and benefits, rose a ...
U.S. Employment Costs Rise 0.7% In 2QNASDAQ
Employment Cost Index Finally Brings Wage Inflation24/7 Wall St.

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Outsourcing jobs... to low-wage Wisconsin - Madison.com

July 31, 2014 - 7:33am

Outsourcing jobs... to low-wage Wisconsin
Madison.com
2014-07-31T07:30:00Z Outsourcing jobs... to low-wage WisconsinMIKE IVEY | The Capital Times | mivey@madison.com madison.com. 1 minute ago • By Mike Ivey | The Capital Times · Mike Ivey | The Capital Times · mivey@madison.com · Follow @@ ...

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Register needs to remove its employment 'scarlet letters' - DesMoinesRegister.com

July 31, 2014 - 6:20am

Register needs to remove its employment 'scarlet letters'
DesMoinesRegister.com
The Register should remove from its altered version of the state's "Do Not Hire" list. Loading… Post to Facebook. Register needs to remove its employment 'scarlet letters' The Register should remove from its altered version of the state's "Do Not Hire ...

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Truths and myths about the rise of part-time jobs - Al Jazeera America

July 31, 2014 - 5:02am

Truths and myths about the rise of part-time jobs
Al Jazeera America
When the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that 288,000 jobs had been added in June, critics cried foul. They said the news was misleading: The details showed a deteriorating job market, which many critics blamed on the Affordable Care Act ...

Construction Employment Increases in 215 out of 339 Metro Areas - Business West (blog)

July 31, 2014 - 4:53am

Construction Employment Increases in 215 out of 339 Metro Areas
Business West (blog)
Construction employment expanded in 215 metro areas, declined in 80 and was stagnant in 44 between June 2013 and June 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America.

From ColumbusAlive.com - Columbus Dispatch

July 31, 2014 - 1:44am

From ColumbusAlive.com
Columbus Dispatch
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PA oil and gas jobs projected to grow, new study reveals - Scranton Times-Tribune

July 30, 2014 - 10:49pm

Mintpress News

PA oil and gas jobs projected to grow, new study reveals
Scranton Times-Tribune
Oil and gas employment is projected to continue growing by the end of 2014, though not as much as last year, according to a recent employment survey by the Marcellus Shale Coalition. The survey projects 2,000 new jobs added among its respondents in ...
New shale jobs last year leaned toward engineering and constructionPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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