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Robert Samuelson: The comeback of middle-wage jobs - Kankakee Daily Journal

August 26, 2016 - 12:02am

Kankakee Daily Journal

Robert Samuelson: The comeback of middle-wage jobs
Kankakee Daily Journal
WASHINGTON — One of the economy's bright spots is the job market — and it may be even brighter than it seems. Not only are there more jobs (1.3 million so far in 2016), but they may be better-paying, according to a new analysis by economists at the ...

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The Comeback of Middle Wage Jobs - RealClearMarkets

August 25, 2016 - 9:34pm

The Comeback of Middle Wage Jobs
RealClearMarkets
One of the economy's bright spots is the job market - and it may be even brighter than it seems. Not only are there more jobs (1.3 million so far in 2016), but they may be better-paying, according to a new analysis by economists at the Federal Reserve ...

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New employment office tied to Goodwill store - El Paso Times

August 25, 2016 - 6:07pm

El Paso Times

New employment office tied to Goodwill store
El Paso Times
This is a rendering of the exterior of Workforce Solutions Borderplex's newest Job Link employment office next to a new Goodwill store in West El Paso. (Photo: COURTESY OF WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS BORDERPLEX). Workforce Solutions Borderplex is ...

Kraft Heinz cutting 200 jobs - Chicago Sun-Times

August 25, 2016 - 6:05pm

Chicago Sun-Times

Kraft Heinz cutting 200 jobs
Chicago Sun-Times
Kraft Heinz confirmed Thursday it is cutting 200 jobs in the United States and Canada. | Getty Images. Sun-Times Staff · email. Kraft Heinz confirmed Thursday it is cutting 200 jobs in the United States and Canada. The food company, which has ...

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California Aims Retirement Plan at Those Whose Jobs Offer None - New York Times

August 25, 2016 - 4:19pm

New York Times

California Aims Retirement Plan at Those Whose Jobs Offer None
New York Times
Couples along the beach in California, where a mandatory, state-run retirement plan will call for employers to automatically enroll workers, then start deducting 3 percent from each paycheck. Credit Mike Blake/Reuters. California is preparing to create ...

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BLS: 3.2M Workers Lost Long-Term Jobs in 2013-15--Most Because Company Moved, Closed or Position Abolished - CNSNews.com

August 25, 2016 - 3:24pm

Washington Free Beacon

BLS: 3.2M Workers Lost Long-Term Jobs in 2013-15--Most Because Company Moved, Closed or Position Abolished
CNSNews.com
(CNSNews.com) - In the two years from January 2013 through December 2015, 3.2 million workers age 20 or older were "displaced" from jobs they held for at least three years, because their plant or company either closed down or moved; there wasn't ...
3.2 Million Workers Lost Long-Term Jobs Due to Closings, Business FailingsWashington Free Beacon

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Brazil's economy sheds 94724 payroll jobs in July - ministry - Reuters

August 25, 2016 - 3:06pm

Brazil's economy sheds 94724 payroll jobs in July - ministry
Reuters
BRASILIA Aug 25 Brazil's economy shed a net 94,724 payroll jobs in July, the Labor Ministry said on Thursday, taking total job losses over the past 12 months to 1.7 million as the country continues to reel from a deep recession. Job cuts increased from ...

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The Illusion of Germany's Jobs Miracle - Wall Street Journal

August 25, 2016 - 2:46pm

Wall Street Journal

The Illusion of Germany's Jobs Miracle
Wall Street Journal
With Britain set to leave the European Union in the next few years, pressure will mount on Germany to keep up its economic-leadership role in Europe. The country appears up to the task, especially given the labor-market reforms of a decade ago that ...

Where The Nursing Jobs Are This Summer - Forbes

August 25, 2016 - 2:25pm

Forbes

Where The Nursing Jobs Are This Summer
Forbes
Thinking of starting a career in nursing? Or are you a nurse and scouting around for more career opportunities? Certain major metropolitan regions – and certain companies – are hiring more nurses than others right now and it might pay off to know where ...

Battle Creek lost 900 jobs in July. See where they were. - Battle Creek Enquirer

August 25, 2016 - 1:42pm

Battle Creek Enquirer

Battle Creek lost 900 jobs in July. See where they were.
Battle Creek Enquirer
Calhoun County's unemployment rate rose to 5 percent in July as local private and public education as well as professional and business services cut jobs during the month. The Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives ...

America's Six-Figure Jobs - 24/7 Wall St.

August 25, 2016 - 12:59pm

24/7 Wall St.

America's Six-Figure Jobs
24/7 Wall St.
A typical American worker earns approximately $36,200 annually. While relatively few families, and even fewer individuals, earn over $100,000 a year, individuals employed in some professions are far more likely than others to make the coveted six ...

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3.2 Million Workers Lost Long-Term Jobs Due to Closings, Business Failings - Washington Free Beacon

August 25, 2016 - 12:36pm

Washington Free Beacon

3.2 Million Workers Lost Long-Term Jobs Due to Closings, Business Failings
Washington Free Beacon
Millions of workers lost jobs they had held for at least three years due to business closings and failings from 2013 to 2015, according to data released Thursday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Displaced workers are defined as persons 20 years of ...

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SmithAmundsen Law Firm To Host Complimentary Labor & Employment Seminar Sept. 28 In Lombard, IL - VendingMarketWatch

August 25, 2016 - 11:58am

VendingMarketWatch

SmithAmundsen Law Firm To Host Complimentary Labor & Employment Seminar Sept. 28 In Lombard, IL
VendingMarketWatch
In recent months, rules and updates have resulted in changes to employee pay and benefits, making it difficult for employers to stay current. The SmithAmundsen law firm will host its second annual Labor & Employment Fall Seminar on Wednesday, ...

Laid-Off American Workers Are Having Better Luck Finding New Jobs - Wall Street Journal (blog)

August 25, 2016 - 10:52am

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Laid-Off American Workers Are Having Better Luck Finding New Jobs
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Two-thirds of long-tenured U.S. workers laid off in 2013-15 had new jobs in early 2016.

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Some starting jobs still not locked down for Ohio State - USA TODAY

August 25, 2016 - 10:50am

USA TODAY

Some starting jobs still not locked down for Ohio State
USA TODAY
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Ohio State opened training camp earlier this month, coach Urban Meyer said it was "open season" for starting jobs. With a little more than a week to go before the season opener, some of those jobs have yet to be locked down ...

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Some starting jobs still not locked down for Ohio State (Aug 25, 2016) - FOXSports.com

August 25, 2016 - 10:48am

Some starting jobs still not locked down for Ohio State (Aug 25, 2016)
FOXSports.com
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) When Ohio State opened training camp earlier this month, coach Urban Meyer said it was ''open season'' for starting jobs. With a little more than a week to go before the season opener, some of those jobs have yet to be locked down.

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5 Part-Time Jobs That Are Perfect for Retirees - U.S. News & World Report

August 25, 2016 - 10:05am

U.S. News & World Report

5 Part-Time Jobs That Are Perfect for Retirees
U.S. News & World Report
Don't fancy yourself as a greeter at the local supermarket? These options may be up your alley. By Maryalene LaPonsie | Contributor Aug. 25, 2016, at 11:00 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. 5 Part-Time Jobs That Are Perfect for ...

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Little People, Big Woes in Hollywood: Low Pay, Degrading Jobs and a Tragic Death - Hollywood Reporter

August 25, 2016 - 8:46am

Hollywood Reporter

Little People, Big Woes in Hollywood: Low Pay, Degrading Jobs and a Tragic Death
Hollywood Reporter
Jeff Beacher (top right), was photographed at his Hollywood nightclub, Beacher's Madhouse, on July 19 beside 6-foot-7 "Amazon" Ashley Adair and with (bottom row, from left) Ricky "Mini Kanye" Sells Jr., "Wee" Matt McCarthy, "Amazing" Ali Chapman, ...

Little People, Big Woes in Hollywood: Low Pay, Degrading Jobs and a Tragic Death - Hollywood Reporter

August 25, 2016 - 8:46am

Hollywood Reporter

Little People, Big Woes in Hollywood: Low Pay, Degrading Jobs and a Tragic Death
Hollywood Reporter
Jeff Beacher (top right), was photographed at his Hollywood nightclub, Beacher's Madhouse, on July 19 beside 6-foot-7 "Amazon" Ashley Adair and with (bottom row, from left) Ricky "Mini Kanye" Sells Jr., "Wee" Matt McCarthy, "Amazing" Ali Chapman, ...