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Robots expected to take 38 percent of US jobs by 2030s - kfor.com

March 24, 2017 - 5:50pm

kfor.com

Robots expected to take 38 percent of US jobs by 2030s
kfor.com
Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin addresses a press conference in Berlin on March 16, 2017. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images). By Ese Olumhense. Treasury secretary 'optimistic' about job security. Increasing automation and artificial ...
Mnuchin on robots taking US jobs: 'It's not even on our radar screen ... 50-100 more years' awayCNBC
Hate to Break It to Steve Mnuchin, But AI's Already Taking JobsWIRED
Tech community "dumbfounded" by Mnuchin's dismissal of AI impact on jobsAxios
Christian Science Monitor -Washington Post -The Verge -Axios
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LA County is gaining jobs, but these retailers closing stories could lead to cuts - The Pasadena Star-News

March 24, 2017 - 5:42pm

The Pasadena Star-News

LA County is gaining jobs, but these retailers closing stories could lead to cuts
The Pasadena Star-News
A Sears department store at 2100 N. Bellflower Blvd. in Long Beach is shown here. Sears has announced several store closures, and earlier this week the company announced that there is “substantial doubt” it will be able to keep its doors open. The ...

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LA County is gaining jobs, but these retailers closing stories could lead to cuts - LA Daily News

March 24, 2017 - 5:21pm

LA Daily News

LA County is gaining jobs, but these retailers closing stories could lead to cuts
LA Daily News
A Sears department store at 2100 N. Bellflower Blvd. in Long Beach is shown here. Sears has announced several store closures, and earlier this week the company announced that there is “substantial doubt” it will be able to keep its doors open. The ...

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California jobless rate dips to 5% as state adds 22900 jobs in February - Los Angeles Times

March 24, 2017 - 4:20pm

Los Angeles Times

California jobless rate dips to 5% as state adds 22900 jobs in February
Los Angeles Times
California's unemployment rate ticked down to 5% in February, reaching a 10-year low on eight consecutive months of job growth. Businesses in California increased their payrolls by a net 22,900 employees, according to data released Friday by the state ...
Illinois has unusually strong jobs growth in FebruaryIllinois Policy
LA County Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.8 Percent as 33000 Jobs AddedLos Angeles Business Journal
Ohio unemployment rate 5.1%, state gains 15200 jobscleveland.com
Yankee Institute (blog)
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Hate to Break It to Steve Mnuchin, But AI's Already Taking Jobs - WIRED

March 24, 2017 - 3:38pm

WIRED

Hate to Break It to Steve Mnuchin, But AI's Already Taking Jobs
WIRED
President Donald Trump In 15 years, President Trump won't have to drive that truck. Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty Images. Today, in 2017, the president's top economic advisor said he had no worries about robots putting people out of work.

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Office Of State Ethics Questioning Corey Edsall's Employment At UConn - Hartford Courant

March 24, 2017 - 3:25pm

Hartford Courant

Office Of State Ethics Questioning Corey Edsall's Employment At UConn
Hartford Courant
The Office of State Ethics is questioning the contract offered to Corey Edsall, son of head football coach Randy Edsall, to be an assistant on the staff. Mike AnthonyContact Reporter. As UConn works toward finalizing the one-year, $95,000 contract of ...

Rauner says employment agency security breach affects 1.4 million residents - Chicago Tribune

March 24, 2017 - 3:04pm

Chicago Tribune

Rauner says employment agency security breach affects 1.4 million residents
Chicago Tribune
The governor's office says about 1.4 million Illinoisans are affected after one of the state's employment security agency vendors was hacked. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office said Friday afternoon that the Illinois Department of Employment Security ...

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Trump Proudly Takes Credit for Jobs that Were Announced Last Year - Vanity Fair

March 24, 2017 - 2:58pm

Vanity Fair

Trump Proudly Takes Credit for Jobs that Were Announced Last Year
Vanity Fair
As Paul Ryan presumably sat in a men's room stall sweating and crying today over the fate of his health-care bill, telling worried staffers, “I just need a minute!” Donald Trump distanced himself from the comical failure playing out in the House. One ...
Trump is trying to take credit for a jobs announcement Charter made months agoWashington Post
Trump touts jobs commitment first made in 2015CNBC
Trump talks up Charter's $25 billion investment and jobsCNET
CNNMoney -AOL -Western Journalism -Hollywood Reporter
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Robots expected to take 38 percent of US jobs by 2030s - WQAD.com

March 24, 2017 - 2:38pm

WQAD.com

Robots expected to take 38 percent of US jobs by 2030s
WQAD.com
Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin addresses a press conference in Berlin on March 16, 2017. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images). By Ese Olumhense. Treasury secretary 'optimistic' about job security. Increasing automation and artificial ...
Hate to Break It to Steve Mnuchin, But AI's Already Taking JobsWIRED
Will US workers lose jobs to robots? Mnuchin says no, report says yesChristian Science Monitor
Mnuchin on robots taking US jobs: 'It's not even on our radar screen ... 50-100 more years' awayCNBC
The Verge -Washington Post -Axios -C-Span
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Trump touts jobs commitment first made in 2015 - CNBC

March 24, 2017 - 2:12pm

CNBC

Trump touts jobs commitment first made in 2015
CNBC
Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge (C), Texas Governor Greg Abbott (L) and assistant to the president for intra-governmental and technology initiatives Reed Cordish speak to reporters after their meeting with President Donald Trump at the ...
Trump Proudly Takes Credit for Jobs that Were Announced Last YearVanity Fair
Trump talks up Charter's $25 billion investment and jobsCNET
Fact checking Trump's latest White House jobs announcementCNNMoney
Washington Post -The White House (blog) -MyStatesman.com -Hollywood Reporter
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North Carolina not creating enough jobs to keep up with demands of working-age population - The Progressive Pulse

March 24, 2017 - 2:00pm

North Carolina not creating enough jobs to keep up with demands of working-age population
The Progressive Pulse
There's more sobering news today on the state economy that conservative lawmakers are constantly (and, as it turns out, erroneously) touting as some kind of incredible success story. The bottom line: North Carolina continues to under-perform much of ...

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Dayton Business: Ohio adds 15K jobs in February - Dayton Daily News

March 24, 2017 - 1:52pm

Dayton Daily News

Dayton Business: Ohio adds 15K jobs in February
Dayton Daily News
Ohio employers posted a net gain of 15,200 jobs last month — the second-highest statewide increase in the nation — while the February unemployment rate ...

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SC has largest one-month increase in employment growth - The State

March 24, 2017 - 1:50pm

SC has largest one-month increase in employment growth
The State
South Carolina experienced the largest one-month increase in the number of people working during the month of in February. Employment climbed by 10,645, bringing the total employed for February to 2,219,833 people. The state's labor force, which rose ...

Robots could take over 38% of US jobs within about 15 years, report says - Los Angeles Times

March 24, 2017 - 1:26pm

Los Angeles Times

Robots could take over 38% of US jobs within about 15 years, report says
Los Angeles Times
More than a third of U.S. jobs could be at “high risk” of automation by the early 2030s, a percentage that's greater than in Britain, Germany and Japan, according to a report released Friday. The analysis, by accounting and consulting firm PwC ...
Women less likely than men to lose jobs to robots: studyNew York Post
Robots to affect up to 30% of UK jobs, says PwCBBC News
Why American jobs have a higher risk of automation than jobs in Germany, the UK, and JapanQuartz
Bloomberg -Daily Mail -The Independent -PwC
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Keystone XL pipeline would only create 35 permanent jobs - CNNMoney

March 24, 2017 - 1:23pm

CNNMoney

Keystone XL pipeline would only create 35 permanent jobs
CNNMoney
President Trump hailed the State Department's approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline as a big win for American workers. "It's a great day for American jobs," Trump said from the Oval Office on Friday after the State Department issued a ...
Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobsKTRK-TV
President Trump Delivers on Jobs for the American PeopleWhitehouse.gov (press release)
Trump grants Keystone permit, declares 'a great day for American jobs'USA TODAY
MarketWatch -Quartz -US Department of State
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Trump touts Charter's four-year plan to add 20K jobs and invest $25B - USA TODAY

March 24, 2017 - 11:48am

USA TODAY

Trump touts Charter's four-year plan to add 20K jobs and invest $25B
USA TODAY
The latest company to deliver good job creation news from the Oval Office: Charter Communications. The Stamford, Conn.-headquartered company pledged, over the next four years, to invest $25 billion in broadband infrastructure and hire 20,000 U.S. ...
Trump Proudly Takes Credit for Jobs that Were Announced Last YearVanity Fair
Trump touts jobs commitment first made in 2015CNBC
Fact checking Trump's latest White House jobs announcementCNNMoney
Washington Post -MyStatesman.com -The White House (blog)
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Texas, San Antonio lose jobs in February - mySanAntonio.com

March 24, 2017 - 11:48am

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Texas, San Antonio lose jobs in February
mySanAntonio.com
People sign up for health care insurance in Fort Worth in 2015. Health care and education employment rose in Texas during February by 11,700 jobs, according to the Texas Workforce Commission. People sign up for health care insurance in Fort Worth in ...

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Treasury secretary 'not at all' worried about robots taking jobs - The Verge

March 24, 2017 - 11:26am

The Verge

Treasury secretary 'not at all' worried about robots taking jobs
The Verge
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he's “not at all” worried about robots displacing American workers, and his definition of artificial intelligence comes from Star Wars. In an interview today with Axios' Mike Allen, Mnuchin said he was unconcerned ...
Mnuchin on robots taking US jobs: 'It's not even on our radar screen ... 50-100 more years' awayCNBC
Robots expected to take 38 percent of US jobs by 2030sWQAD.com
Tech community "dumbfounded" by Mnuchin's dismissal of AI impact on jobsAxios
Business Insider -Recode -Axios -C-Span
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Why observers aren't fretting over Texas' essentially flat February employment numbers - Dallas News

March 24, 2017 - 11:23am

Dallas News

Why observers aren't fretting over Texas' essentially flat February employment numbers
Dallas News
After a January during which Texas employers added more jobs than they had in a single month since 2013, the state's employment numbers were essentially flat in February, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. The state added just 6,700 jobs, ...
Texas gained 6700 jobs in FebruarymySanAntonio.com

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Robots Could Steal 40% of US Jobs by 2030 - Fortune

March 24, 2017 - 11:14am

Fortune

Robots Could Steal 40% of US Jobs by 2030
Fortune
That's according to a new report from consultancy firm PwC. Researchers suggested that automated bots could take nearly four in 10 (38%) jobs in the U.S., and take 30% of jobs in the United Kingdom, 35% in Germany, and 21% Japan. While the U.S. and ...
Robots could take over 38% of US jobs within about 15 years, report saysLos Angeles Times
Why American jobs have a higher risk of automation than jobs in Germany, the UK, and JapanQuartz
Women less likely than men to lose jobs to robots: studyNew York Post
BBC News -Bloomberg -Daily Mail
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