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Alabama unemployment low, part-time jobs up, but why? - AL.com

July 20, 2017 - 7:05am

AL.com

Alabama unemployment low, part-time jobs up, but why?
AL.com
This story is a part of Ask Alabama, a weekly interaction with our readers, where you ask the questions, you vote to decide which questions we answer, and then we investigate. One reader recently asked "We now have the lowest unemployment rate since ...
Connecticut adds jobs, sees unemployment hold steady in JuneThe Advocate
State: Connecticut Regained All Private-Sector Jobs in JuneHartford Courant
Massachusetts adds 10000 Jobs in June Unemployment Rate at 4.3 PercentTurn to 10
Danbury News Times
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As Coal Jobs Fade, A Mining County Struggles To Redefine Itself ... - NPR

July 20, 2017 - 4:00am

NPR

As Coal Jobs Fade, A Mining County Struggles To Redefine Itself ...
NPR
Somerset County in southwestern Pennsylvania is deep coal country. For years, it's been looking to remake itself. Wind energy and health care may be its future ...

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Employment Shifts In Europe During The Recovery: Three Little Noticed Trends - Social Europe

July 20, 2017 - 1:02am

Social Europe

Employment Shifts In Europe During The Recovery: Three Little Noticed Trends
Social Europe
The EU has finally recovered all the net employment losses sustained since the global financial crisis. It has been a long and painful process. But there is at last growing evidence of positive momentum in EU labour markets, if not quite 'animal ...

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Apple founder Steve Jobs is the subject of a new opera - Southeast Missourian

July 20, 2017 - 12:02am

Southeast Missourian

Apple founder Steve Jobs is the subject of a new opera
Southeast Missourian
Edward Parks portrays Steve Jobs in the Santa Fe Opera's world premiere of Mason Bates and Mark Campbell's opera, "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs," in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Ken Howard ~ Santa Fe Opera via AP. SANTA FE, N.M. -- It's 2007, and Steve ...
Steve Jobs Opera Premieres in Santa Fe This SaturdayMac Rumors
Steve Jobs opera 'The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs' set to debut this weekend in Santa Fe9to5Mac
Steve Jobs opera set to premier this week after two years of preparationAppleInsider (press release) (blog)

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Aerospace leaders see education as the key to employment in Washington state - GeekWire

July 19, 2017 - 7:13pm

GeekWire

Aerospace leaders see education as the key to employment in Washington state
GeekWire
Students at Mountlake Terrace High School Aaron Quach and Jonathan Thiem, students at Mountlake Terrace High School, work on a Boeing-backed class project that involves designing an efficient airplane wing. (Boeing Photo / Katie Lomax). The state of ...

Jay mill to shut down paper machine permanently, cut 120 jobs - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

July 19, 2017 - 5:23pm

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Jay mill to shut down paper machine permanently, cut 120 jobs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The announcement Wednesday by Verso Corp. came after the company had said in November it would idle the key papermaking machine temporarily because of declining customer demand. By Kate McCormickMorning Sentinel. Follow on Twitter · Email ...

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Disabled Artisans Seek Equality in Behind-the-Camera Jobs - Variety

July 19, 2017 - 5:01pm

Variety

Disabled Artisans Seek Equality in Behind-the-Camera Jobs
Variety
Amid talk about Hollywood diversity, one group gets consistently overlooked: people with disabilities, who comprise 19% of the U.S. population (57 million). They're seeking more representation behind the camera, and the biggest hurdle is convincing ...

Australian employment report for June due at 0130GMT - preview - ForexLive

July 19, 2017 - 4:58pm

Australian employment report for June due at 0130GMT - preview
ForexLive
The Australian jobs numbers can be a bit of a lottery and the Australian Bureau of Statistics has come in for a lot of criticism in the past. Nevertheless, we all line up each month to get the results and it moves markets. For today: Employment Change ...

Before the BOJ we'll get the Australian jobs report - preview - ForexLive

July 19, 2017 - 4:38pm

Before the BOJ we'll get the Australian jobs report - preview
ForexLive
From ANZ - looking for the recent trend of improving jobs report to continue. Other labour market indicators have been positive and the ABS data is finally reflecting this: We expect another solid labour market report in June and look for a rise of 20k ...

Trump: Monthly jobs reports 'do matter' - The Hill

July 19, 2017 - 4:03pm

The Hill

Trump: Monthly jobs reports 'do matter'
The Hill
President Trump acknowledged on Wednesday that the government's monthly jobs reports are legitimate — a departure from his campaign trail claims that the assessments are fraudulent. "When we got those great reports, I kept saying, 'you know, those ...

Trump's Favorite Motorcycle Company Is Cutting Manufacturing Jobs - HuffPost

July 19, 2017 - 3:00pm

HuffPost

Trump's Favorite Motorcycle Company Is Cutting Manufacturing Jobs
HuffPost
Harley-Davidson is planning on cutting 180 manufacturing jobs at its plants in Milwaukee and Kansas City, Missouri, according to The Milwaukee Business Journal. The layoffs come at an awkward time for President Donald Trump, whose administration is ...

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Trump couldn't save these jobs at Carrier. Today is the end of the line. - CNNMoney

July 19, 2017 - 3:00pm

CNNMoney

Trump couldn't save these jobs at Carrier. Today is the end of the line.
CNNMoney
President Trump touted his deal to save jobs at a Carrier plant in Indianapolis last year as a win for the American manufacturing industry. But that victory didn't even extend to everyone at the factory. Thursday marks the last day for more than 300 ...
Layoffs begin at Carrier plant where Trump promised to save jobsChicago Tribune
Carrier Cuts 300 At Factory Where Trump Boasted Of Saving JobsNBCNews.com

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The US's proposals for bringing back auto jobs would more likely kill them instead - Quartz

July 19, 2017 - 2:38pm

Quartz

The US's proposals for bringing back auto jobs would more likely kill them instead
Quartz
Conservative politicians in Washington DC, including president Donald Trump, are intent on bringing back jobs that have migrated to Mexico. Their goal is to make American labor more attractive to US companies, by imposing taxes and tariffs on imports ...

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The key to earning more money may be switching jobs — and this chart proves it - Business Insider

July 19, 2017 - 2:27pm

Business Insider

The key to earning more money may be switching jobs — and this chart proves it
Business Insider
Job hop too much and you're likely to raise some eyebrows — but stay in one place too long, and your income may suffer. A new analysis from financial services company Nomura confirms what you've probably always suspected: Switching jobs will probably ...

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Half of American jobs are at risk from automation, new study suggests - CNBC

July 19, 2017 - 1:53pm

CNBC

Half of American jobs are at risk from automation, new study suggests
CNBC
Research from Ball State University found that half of American jobs are at risk for automation and one-quarter could be offshored in the coming years.

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Trump's Pentagon fills No. 2 post, but dozens of key jobs remain open - Stars and Stripes

July 19, 2017 - 12:44pm

Stars and Stripes

Trump's Pentagon fills No. 2 post, but dozens of key jobs remain open
Stars and Stripes
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's pick to serve as the Pentagon's No. 2 civilian was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, but three dozen top Defense Department jobs remain unfilled six months into the new administration. The Senate easily ...

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Plainfield Cops Wanted, Aramark Hiring In District 202: Local Jobs - Patch.com

July 19, 2017 - 12:44pm

Patch.com

Plainfield Cops Wanted, Aramark Hiring In District 202: Local Jobs
Patch.com
PLAINFIELD, IL — The Plainfield Police Department is now accepting applications for police officers. The position comes with a starting salary of $61,279 ($64,312 after graduating from the academy), which jumps to $97,402 after eight ...

Apple Founder Steve Jobs Is the Subject of a New Opera - U.S. News & World Report

July 19, 2017 - 10:38am

U.S. News & World Report

Apple Founder Steve Jobs Is the Subject of a New Opera
U.S. News & World Report
Mixing orchestra and electronics, the new opera "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs" tells the story of the founder of Apple. July 19, 2017, at 11:49 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Apple Founder Steve Jobs Is the Subject of a New ...
Former Apple Exec: 'Apple Essentially Never Replaced Steve Jobs'TheStreet.com

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Apple founder Steve Jobs is the subject of a new opera - News & Observer

July 19, 2017 - 10:36am

News & Observer

Apple founder Steve Jobs is the subject of a new opera
News & Observer
It's 2007, and Steve Jobs has just finished launching the first iPhone before an enraptured audience when he nearly collapses, exhausted by the illness that will kill him four years later. At this moment in Mason Bates' opera "The (R)evolution of Steve ...

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