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These are the most stressful jobs in America - AOL Small Business

January 14, 2017 - 12:21pm

AOL Small Business

These are the most stressful jobs in America
AOL Small Business
Everyone thinks their job is the most stressful, but now we have figures to back it up! Jobs platform CareerCast recently assessed various professions for their physical demands, travel, hazards, the possibility of death, deadline, competition and more ...

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After Trump Meeting, Lockheed Announces Plans To Add 1800 Jobs, Cut F-35 Costs - Western Journalism

January 14, 2017 - 11:43am

Western Journalism

After Trump Meeting, Lockheed Announces Plans To Add 1800 Jobs, Cut F-35 Costs
Western Journalism
The CEO of Lockheed Martin announced a double win for taxpayers and workers Friday after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, who last month had denounced the cost of Lockheed's F-35 fighter. “We are going to increase our jobs in Fort Worth by ...
Lockheed tells Trump it's adding 1800 jobsThe Hill
Lockheed Tells Trump It Will Cut F-35 Costs, Create New JobsBloomberg
Lockheed CEO Pledges 1800 New Jobs, Lower F-35 CostsBreitbart News
Texas Tribune -Investor's Business Daily -RT
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Robots want half of your jobs - Recode - Recode

January 14, 2017 - 11:11am

Recode

Robots want half of your jobs - Recode
Recode
That's $16 trillion in worldwide wages. Can't blame China for that.

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Amazon offering hundreds of jobs in Massachusetts - WCVB Boston

January 14, 2017 - 9:31am

Crain's Chicago Business

Amazon offering hundreds of jobs in Massachusetts
WCVB Boston
Amazon said it will add 100,000 full-time jobs over the next 18 months, and it looks like the Boston-area is a prime location for opportunities. Advertisement. The company has listed over 300 jobs in the Greater Boston area as of Friday on their ...
Something else Amazon deliversCrain's Chicago Business
Those 100000 New Amazon Jobs Might Not Be Good For EveryoneBuzzFeed News
Amazon adding over 1000 jobs in Ky.WHAS11.com
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Drone Schools Look to Woo Younger Pilots for Commercial Jobs - ABC News

January 14, 2017 - 9:20am

Drone Schools Look to Woo Younger Pilots for Commercial Jobs
ABC News
Leaders in the unmanned aircraft industry are trying to persuade young people who think drones are cool to consider flying them for a living. Commercial pilots must obtain a Federal Aviation Administration drone license, and some companies that employ ...

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Those 100000 New Amazon Jobs Might Not Be Good For Everyone - BuzzFeed News

January 13, 2017 - 8:46pm

BuzzFeed News

Those 100000 New Amazon Jobs Might Not Be Good For Everyone
BuzzFeed News
Many of the jobs will be in fulfillment centers, where according to a recent report, the work can be physically and psychologically grueling, and the pay is below market rate. Caroline O'Donovan. BuzzFeed News Reporter. View this image ›. Shipment ...
Amazon adding over 1000 jobs in Ky.WHAS11.com
Amazon Announces Creation of 100K Full-Time US Jobs by 2018Fox News Insider
Amazon Says It Will Create 100000 Jobs in US in Next 18 MonthsAdAge.com

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GE cutting jobs in Schenectady energy business - Albany Business Review

January 13, 2017 - 6:57pm

Albany Business Review

GE cutting jobs in Schenectady energy business
Albany Business Review
General Electric is cutting 35 jobs in Schenectady, New York, and 41 jobs total across its clean energy business called "Current, powered by GE." GE filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN, notice on Friday with the New York ...

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Downtown Hartford Could Get Employment Boost With Two Companies Looking To Relocate - Hartford Courant

January 13, 2017 - 4:32pm

Hartford Courant

Downtown Hartford Could Get Employment Boost With Two Companies Looking To Relocate
Hartford Courant
Downtown Hartford could get employment boost next year, with two companies relocating from the suburbs, bringin 225 workers, real estate expert John M. McCormick of CBRE/NE said Friday. (STEPHEN DUNN / Hartford Courant). Kenneth R. Gosselin ...

Supreme Court to consider whether employment contracts can ban worker class actions - ABA Journal

January 13, 2017 - 4:30pm

Supreme Court to consider whether employment contracts can ban worker class actions
ABA Journal
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether employers can enforce workplace arbitration agreements that ban worker class actions. At issue is whether the class-action bans violate federal law protecting workers' rights to join together to ...

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Rail union rejects agreement on Second Chance jobs program for felons: CTA - Chicago Tribune

January 13, 2017 - 4:30pm

Chicago Tribune

Rail union rejects agreement on Second Chance jobs program for felons: CTA
Chicago Tribune
VenusLa'V Caston is an ex-offender who works as a CTA apprentice cleaning rail cars in Chicago. (Terrence Antonio James / Chicago Tribune). Mary Wisniewski Contact ReporterChicago Tribune. The union representing CTA rail workers voted against an ...

Lockheed Tells Trump It Will Cut F-35 Costs, Create New Jobs - Bloomberg

January 13, 2017 - 2:27pm

Bloomberg

Lockheed Tells Trump It Will Cut F-35 Costs, Create New Jobs
Bloomberg
Lockheed Martin Corp.'s chief told President-elect Donald Trump it's close to a deal with the Pentagon to lower costs “significantly'' for the next production lot of its F-35 fighter jet and will boost hiring at the Texas factory where the advanced ...
Lockheed tells Trump it's adding 1800 jobsThe Hill
Lockheed Martin CEO says 1800 new jobs coming to Fort Worth after Trump meetingTexas Tribune
Lockheed CEO Pledges 1800 New Jobs, Lower F-35 CostsBreitbart News
RT -Hot Air -Washington Post
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Lockheed tells Trump it's adding 1800 jobs - The Hill

January 13, 2017 - 2:03pm

The Hill

Lockheed tells Trump it's adding 1800 jobs
The Hill
Lockheed Martin told President-elect Donald Trump · Donald TrumpTrump raises record M for inauguration GOP rep shows off model of Mexico border wall GOP senator implores Rep. Lewis to come to inauguration MORE it will hire more than 1,800 new ...
After Trump Meeting, Lockheed Announces Plans To Add 1800 Jobs, Cut F-35 CostsWestern Journalism
Lockheed CEO Pledges 1800 New Jobs, Lower F-35 CostsBreitbart News
Lockheed Tells Trump It Will Cut F-35 Costs, Create New JobsBloomberg
Texas Tribune -RT -Quad-Cities Online
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Donald Trump Doesn't Understand BLS Unemployment or Jobs Statistics - U.S. News & World Report

January 13, 2017 - 1:18pm

U.S. News & World Report

Donald Trump Doesn't Understand BLS Unemployment or Jobs Statistics
U.S. News & World Report
In December, 7.5 million people – 4.7 percent of the labor force – weren't working but were actively looking for a job. Those are the official unemployment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Labor Department's professional statistical agency.

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L.L. Bean 'Rebel' Linda Bean Says Anti-Trump Boycott Could Kill Jobs - Fox Business

January 13, 2017 - 12:12pm

Fox Business

L.L. Bean 'Rebel' Linda Bean Says Anti-Trump Boycott Could Kill Jobs
Fox Business
L.L. Bean Board Member and Co-Owner Linda Bean on the brand being boycotted after she contributed money to the Trump campaign. Linda Bean, granddaughter of L.L. Bean's founder, on Friday said anti-Trump boycotts are part of a larger plan—to kill jobs ...

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Jobs, Jobs, Everywhere There's Jobs - Forbes

January 13, 2017 - 12:04pm

Jobs, Jobs, Everywhere There's Jobs
Forbes
The President-elect has said he will be the “greatest job creator God ever created.” Since December, when the President-elect announced that Carrier, an air conditioner manufacturer in Michigan, would keep 1,000 jobs in the U.S. instead of moving them ...

Amazon is creating 100000 US jobs, but at what cost? - USA TODAY

January 13, 2017 - 11:23am

USA TODAY

Amazon is creating 100000 US jobs, but at what cost?
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon may have raised the bar very high on jobs-creation ambitions in tech — it pledged Thursday to add 100,000 full-time jobs in the USA by mid-2018. But at what cost? The e-commerce behemoth, which employs 306,800 in full- and ...
Of Course Amazon Destroys More Jobs Than It Creates, That's The Whole Darn PointForbes
Amazon to Add 100000 Jobs as Bricks-and-Mortar Retail CrumblesNew York Times
Donald Trump Doesn't Deserve an Ounce of Credit for Amazon Adding 100000 U.S. JobsSlate Magazine (blog)
Business Insider -Patch.com -Yahoo Finance -Amazon - Press Room - Press Release
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DOE Releases Second Annual National Energy Employment Analysis - Energy.gov (press release)

January 13, 2017 - 11:09am

DOE Releases Second Annual National Energy Employment Analysis
Energy.gov (press release)
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy today released the agency's second annual analysis of how changes in America's energy profile are affecting national employment in key sectors of the economy. By administering a new supplemental survey ...

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When Working 2 Fast Food Jobs, 16 Hours a Day Still Isn't Enough - ABC News

January 13, 2017 - 10:55am

ABC News

When Working 2 Fast Food Jobs, 16 Hours a Day Still Isn't Enough
ABC News
Terrance Wise used to take eight buses every day to get to work at two different fast food franchises, a Burger King and a McDonald's in Kansas City. Sometimes the 37-year-old said he would get 8-hour shifts from both franchises on the same day and ...

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Robots Will Devour Jobs More Slowly Than You Think - MIT Technology Review

January 13, 2017 - 9:58am

MIT Technology Review

Robots Will Devour Jobs More Slowly Than You Think
MIT Technology Review
An automated workforce is inevitable, but humans may labor alongside machines for the foreseeable future. by Jamie Condliffe; January 13, 2017. We know that automation is affecting the labor market, but forecasts differ on how swift and dramatic the ...
Robots will take jobs, but not as fast as some fear, new report saysNew York Times
Robots will take jobs from humans, but later than thoughtRT

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On jobs, Trump is setting the bar biblically high - Chicago Tribune

January 13, 2017 - 9:01am

Chicago Tribune

On jobs, Trump is setting the bar biblically high
Chicago Tribune
In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, where he promised to be "the greatest jobs producer that God ever created." In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, ...

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