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How fast can our economy grow at full employment? - Newsexaminer

August 27, 2017 - 4:13am

Newsexaminer

How fast can our economy grow at full employment?
Newsexaminer
It's August, the start of the fall semester, and a good time to figure out what's going on in the economy. There are some new limits on what can happen, because we're close to full employment. When the economy is not at full employment, there are more ...
Global Economy Week Ahead: US Inflation and Jobs, Japan Household SpendingWall Street Journal (subscription)

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Medical marijuana industry expected to bring new jobs to Arkansas - Arkansas Online

August 27, 2017 - 3:32am

Medical marijuana industry expected to bring new jobs to Arkansas
Arkansas Online
A one-man testing lab in Greenbrier is poised to add up to seven employees, spend more than $1 million on equipment and buy several vehicles to capitalize on the coming sale of medical marijuana in Arkansas. Kyle Felling, the owner of F.A.S.T. ...

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Group aims to provide employment assistance - Citizens Voice

August 27, 2017 - 2:02am

Group aims to provide employment assistance
Citizens Voice
A new nonprofit group plans to feed Scranton students and offer homework help in their neighborhoods. Here 4 A Reason then will try to help adults in Lackawanna County with ride-to-work programs and other employment assistance. “We're looking at how ...

Israelis log out of high-tech jobs for a life offline - Phys.Org

August 27, 2017 - 1:40am

Israelis log out of high-tech jobs for a life offline
Phys.Org
Former technology executive Dotan Goshen carefully arranges some melons at the bottom of a crate, followed by courgettes, tomatoes and lettuce. With a smile of satisfaction, he contemplates his "organic basket" ready to be delivered to a customer ...

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Blaenau Gwent: New firms created using US jobs model - BBC News

August 26, 2017 - 11:43pm

BBC News

Blaenau Gwent: New firms created using US jobs model
BBC News
About 1,200 small businesses have been developed in Blaenau Gwent since 2011, as the local authority tries to tackle high levels of unemployment. They have been set up or helped after it became the first Welsh council to adopt the American Sirolli model.

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Little Rock jobs program helps former inmates - The Olympian

August 26, 2017 - 11:10pm

Little Rock jobs program helps former inmates
The Olympian
A new Little Rock program paid for with federal tax dollars will connect former prison inmates with construction, restaurant and other high-demand jobs -- and cover their minimum-wage paychecks for four months, officials said. Mayor Mark Stodola has ...

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Half the jobs in America pay less than $18 an hour. Can Trump help? - messenger-inquirer

August 26, 2017 - 11:08pm

messenger-inquirer

Half the jobs in America pay less than $18 an hour. Can Trump help?
messenger-inquirer
Rick Quinn, left, in his security guard uniform poses with his grandson. In the past five years, Quinn went from earning $40 an hour to $10. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of the Quinn family. HANDOUT. Half the jobs in America pay less than $18 an hour.

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Little Rock jobs program helps former inmates - Island Packet

August 26, 2017 - 11:08pm

Little Rock jobs program helps former inmates
Island Packet
A new Little Rock program paid for with federal tax dollars will connect former prison inmates with construction, restaurant and other high-demand jobs -- and cover their minimum-wage paychecks for four months, officials said. Mayor Mark Stodola has ...

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Weighing The Week Ahead: How Can We Create More Jobs At Better Pay? - Seeking Alpha

August 26, 2017 - 10:55pm

Seeking Alpha

Weighing The Week Ahead: How Can We Create More Jobs At Better Pay?
Seeking Alpha
Last week's data was pretty good, but the small increase had more to do with conclusions about the economic agenda. Next week is the biggest data week of the year - with the employment report as a climax. The upcoming Labor Day weekend serves as a ...

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Three Rivers Works aims to boost manufacturing jobs - Newnan Times-Herald

August 26, 2017 - 10:50pm

Newnan Times-Herald

Three Rivers Works aims to boost manufacturing jobs
Newnan Times-Herald
Three Rivers Works, a regional workforce program, is being rolled out – with plans for a range of efforts to train workers and help industries thrive. The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce will be directing the workforce project. The project ...

Half the jobs in America pay less than $18 an hour. Can Trump help? - Winston-Salem Journal

August 26, 2017 - 10:17pm

Winston-Salem Journal

Half the jobs in America pay less than $18 an hour. Can Trump help?
Winston-Salem Journal
Laura Millikan works two part-time jobs while studying for an associate degree and raising her son. Despite working hard, she earns only $25,000 a year. Family Photo. WAGE. Rick Quinn (left), in his security guard uniform, poses with his grandson. In ...

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Fracking jobs are elusive for coal miners looking to switch - Herald and News

August 26, 2017 - 9:00pm

Herald and News

Fracking jobs are elusive for coal miners looking to switch
Herald and News
... × Tired of seeing surveys on articles? If you are a subscriber, simply log in or Subscribe now! BIZ WRK-FRACKING BLO. An oil fracking rig in Colorado. While fracking has created a bonanza of jobs, displaced coal miners and their communities are ...

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Japan Not Worried About Robots Taking Their Jobs - VOA Learning English

August 26, 2017 - 3:38pm

Japan Not Worried About Robots Taking Their Jobs
VOA Learning English
In a factory near Tokyo, thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped, washed, and put into boxes at speeds of 1,500 cans a minute. However, there are hardly any people in sight as the cans speed through processing. Japan's Asahi Breweries operates ...

City Talk: July employment estimates show continued strength of area economy - Business In Savannah

August 26, 2017 - 3:14pm

City Talk: July employment estimates show continued strength of area economy
Business In Savannah
According to the estimates recently released by the Georgia Department of Labor, the Savannah metro area added 4,300 nonfarm payroll jobs between July 2017 and July 2017. That increase of 2.4 percent is markedly faster than the rate of population ...

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City Talk: July employment estimates show continued strength of area economy - Savannah Morning News

August 26, 2017 - 2:06pm

City Talk: July employment estimates show continued strength of area economy
Savannah Morning News
According to the estimates recently released by the Georgia Department of Labor, the Savannah metro area added 4,300 nonfarm payroll jobs between July 2017 and July 2017. That increase of 2.4 percent is markedly faster than the rate of population ...

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Inflation, jobs, manufacturing data expected to push low-volume ... - Fox Business

August 26, 2017 - 1:48pm

Inflation, jobs, manufacturing data expected to push low-volume ...
Fox Business
Seasonal light volume is expected to make for a volatile week as a wealth of economic data is released regarding inflation, jobs and manufacturing following the ...

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Dollar Awaiting Week Of US Employment Reports - Seeking Alpha

August 26, 2017 - 1:23pm

Seeking Alpha

Dollar Awaiting Week Of US Employment Reports
Seeking Alpha
The U.S. dollar is lower against most majors as the central bank summit in Jackson Hole kicked off. The Euro has regained January 2015 levels on Friday. Fed Chair Janet Yellen, in what could be her last appearance at the Wyoming gathering as chief of ...

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Can jobs stop bullets? Readers say it's complicated. - Crain's Chicago Business

August 26, 2017 - 11:53am

Crain's Chicago Business

Can jobs stop bullets? Readers say it's complicated.
Crain's Chicago Business
I read with interest your article "Can jobs stop bullets?" (Aug. 12). As a workforce program director, I encounter individuals on a daily basis who are referred to our program from the Illinois Department of Human Services. I know there are jobs to be ...

Moonlighting: Do York County police officers work off duty, private jobs? - York Daily Record/Sunday News

August 26, 2017 - 10:14am

York Daily Record/Sunday News

Moonlighting: Do York County police officers work off duty, private jobs?
York Daily Record/Sunday News
Take a look at the past and present designs of the Pennsylvania State Police patrol vehicles. Which one is your favorite? SYDNEY MUSSER. Police news (Photo: File). 1 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. In 2014, three York City Police ...

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MARKET SNAPSHOT: Inflation, Jobs, Manufacturing Data Expected To Push Low-volume Stock Market Around - Fox Business

August 26, 2017 - 8:17am

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Inflation, Jobs, Manufacturing Data Expected To Push Low-volume Stock Market Around
Fox Business
Seasonal light volume is expected to make for a volatile week as a wealth of economic data is released regarding inflation, jobs and manufacturing following the Kansas City Federal Reserve's central-banker conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Stocks ...

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