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Maryland lost 5700 jobs in March - Baltimore Sun

April 21, 2015 - 6:16pm

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Maryland lost 5700 jobs in March
Baltimore Sun
Maryland employers shed about 5,700 jobs in March, a month when the nation experienced its weakest job growth since 2013, according to estimates released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Labor. lRelated Maryland adds 6,100 jobs in February.
Jobs report shows local improvementGlens Falls Post-Star
Maryland Unemployment Rate, Number Of Jobs Fall In MarchWBAL Radio
Virginia loses 29K jobs, unemployment rate upWashington Business Journal

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Yahoo Cut 1000 Jobs Since Q1 2014, Around 2800 During Mayer's CEO Tenure - TechCrunch

April 21, 2015 - 5:21pm

TechCrunch

Yahoo Cut 1000 Jobs Since Q1 2014, Around 2800 During Mayer's CEO Tenure
TechCrunch
As part of its first quarter earnings report, Yahoo detailed a reduction in headcount. The company cut 1,000 jobs since the first quarter of 2014, to 11,400. That figure does not include 830 contractors that currently work with the firm. In a question ...

Louisiana adds 14600 jobs through March; unemployment drops, despite oil slump - NOLA.com

April 21, 2015 - 4:48pm

NOLA.com

Louisiana adds 14600 jobs through March; unemployment drops, despite oil slump
NOLA.com
In this photo taken July 16, 2014, job seekers check out the opportunities at a Hiring Fair For Veterans in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz). Print Email · Renita D. Young, NOLA.com | The Times Picayune By Renita D. Young, NOLA.com | The ...
Louisiana adds 14600 jobs over 12 months despite oil patch lossesThe Advocate

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Frontier to bring 350 jobs to Rochester - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

April 21, 2015 - 3:14pm

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Frontier to bring 350 jobs to Rochester
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Frontier Communication Corp.'s acquisition this year of telephone landlines in Florida, California and Texas will bring a boom of jobs to the Rochester area. To accommodate the customers using the company's new wireline assets, Frontier will expand its ...
Connecticut-based Frontier Communications to add 350 jobs in Rochester area ...Fox Business
Frontier Adding 350 Jobs In HenriettaWXXI News

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Oil States See Slumping Employment as Texas Loses 25000 Jobs in March - Wall Street Journal (blog)

April 21, 2015 - 3:03pm

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Oil States See Slumping Employment as Texas Loses 25000 Jobs in March
Wall Street Journal (blog)
While the U.S. economy continued to add jobs last month, states that rely heavily on the oil industry experienced significant cuts. Job losses hit particularly hard in Texas (down 25,400 jobs) and Oklahoma (down 12,900), leading the nation in losses.

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Jobs held steady last month in St. Louis area - STLtoday.com

April 21, 2015 - 2:14pm

Jobs held steady last month in St. Louis area
STLtoday.com
The job count in metro St. Louis barely budged in March, but it remains up 1.1 percent from a year ago, the Labor Department reported. The bi-state metropolitan area added a mere 1,800 jobs between February and March, bringing the region's job count to ...

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Jobs hold steady in St. Louis - STLtoday.com

April 21, 2015 - 2:14pm

Jobs hold steady in St. Louis
STLtoday.com
The job count in metro St. Louis barely budged in March, but it remains up 1.1 percent from a year ago, the Labor Department reported. The bi-state metropolitan area added a mere 1,800 jobs between February and March, bringing the region's job count to ...

Alabama gains 1400 construction jobs since last March - Birmingham Business Journal

April 21, 2015 - 1:18pm

Birmingham Business Journal

Alabama gains 1400 construction jobs since last March
Birmingham Business Journal
Alabama's construction employment took a dip month-to-month in March, dropping 1,200 jobs during that time. Bryan Davis: Reporter- Birmingham Business Journal: Email | Twitter. Alabama's construction employment took a dip month-to-month in March, ...

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Prospects improving for teens looking for summer jobs - CBS News

April 21, 2015 - 1:05pm

CBS News

Prospects improving for teens looking for summer jobs
CBS News
A rising tide floats all boats, but does the adage hold for when applied to the improving economy and the prospect of summer jobs for teenagers? The answer, it appears, is it depends. The results of a summer hiring survey out this month of 1,000 ...

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Employers cut jobs in 31 US states as growth slows - U.S. News & World Report

April 21, 2015 - 12:04pm

U.S. News & World Report

Employers cut jobs in 31 US states as growth slows
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2015 file photo, some of the 60 rigs that are drilling surrounding McKenzie County, 40 percent of the rigs statewide, work in western North Dakota. Released on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, unemployment rates fell in 23 U.S. states ...
31 States Lost Jobs Last Month Amid Slow Economic GrowthInc.com
Jobs trimmed in 31 statesThe Durango Herald

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Low Wages, Trade Deals Luring Auto Plants and Jobs to Mexico - ABC News

April 21, 2015 - 11:40am

Low Wages, Trade Deals Luring Auto Plants and Jobs to Mexico
ABC News
Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada, yet helped keep car and truck prices in check for consumers. In the past two years, eight ...

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Low Wages, Trade Deals Luring Auto Plants and Jobs to Mexico - ABC News

April 21, 2015 - 11:37am

ABC News

Low Wages, Trade Deals Luring Auto Plants and Jobs to Mexico
ABC News
Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada, yet helped keep car and truck prices in check for consumers. In the past two years, eight ...
Low wages lure auto jobs to MexicoThe Register-Guard
Auto industry shifts its sights, jobs to MexicoTribune-Review

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Maryland lost 5700 jobs in March - Baltimore Business Journal

April 21, 2015 - 11:14am

Baltimore Business Journal

Maryland lost 5700 jobs in March
Baltimore Business Journal
Maryland payrolls decreased by 5,700 jobs in March, driven by a blend of losses in both the public and private sectors. The private sector shed 2,400 jobs in the month, while public sector positions decreased by 3,300, according to preliminary data ...
Employers cut jobs in 31 US states as growth slowsU.S. News & World Report
Oklahoma sheds thousands of jobs in MarchNewsOK.com
Maryland Unemployment Rate, Number Of Jobs Fall In MarchWBAL Radio

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Wisconsin's jobs total, unemployment rate both fall in March - Madison.com

April 21, 2015 - 11:05am

Madison.com

Wisconsin's jobs total, unemployment rate both fall in March
Madison.com
2015-04-21T11:00:00Z Wisconsin's jobs total, unemployment rate both fall in MarchTODD D. MILEWSKI | The Capital Times | tmilewski@madison.com madison.com. 3 hours ago • By Todd D. Milewski | The Capital Times ...

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California prisoners to get jobs as programmers - USA TODAY

April 21, 2015 - 10:22am

USA TODAY

California prisoners to get jobs as programmers
USA TODAY
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. — California inmates can earn cash making license plates for state residents. Soon they'll be able to get paid for writing code. In a first for the country, prisoners at San Quentin State Prison are being considered for jobs as ...

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Colorado loses 3900 payroll jobs in March; unemployment rate stays at 4.2% - Denver Business Journal

April 21, 2015 - 9:30am

Denver Business Journal

Colorado loses 3900 payroll jobs in March; unemployment rate stays at 4.2%
Denver Business Journal
Colorado lost a net 3,900 payroll jobs in March from the previous month, but a separate survey pegged the state's unemployment rate at 4.2 percent for the fourth straight month, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment reported Tuesday. While a ...

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Website lists 9000 open jobs in WNY - wivb.com

April 21, 2015 - 5:26am

Website lists 9000 open jobs in WNY
wivb.com
New York's Labor Department has thousands of jobs listed on a website with many of them available in Western New York. By Brian Tabor, News 4 Producer Published: April 20, 2015, 11:07 pm Updated: April 21, 2015, 6:21 am. Click to share on Twitter ...

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FDI in Detroit: An analysis of jobs in foreign-owned establishments - Brookings Institution

April 21, 2015 - 5:14am

Brookings Institution

FDI in Detroit: An analysis of jobs in foreign-owned establishments
Brookings Institution
This report analyzes the recent trends and seeks to advance understanding of foreign direct investment (FDI)—i.e., operations in the United States by foreign companies—in the city of Detroit. Presenting new data on jobs in foreign-owned ...

Employment Expo 2015 - wnep.com

April 21, 2015 - 3:25am

wnep.com

Employment Expo 2015
wnep.com
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP– Get ready to hear “you're hired” if you're on the hunt for a new job in our area. Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey had a preview of Employment Expo 2015 which kicked off Tuesday.

More oil industry pain: Halliburton slashes 9000 jobs - CNNMoney

April 20, 2015 - 11:37pm

CNNMoney

More oil industry pain: Halliburton slashes 9000 jobs
CNNMoney
Halliburton (HAL) employees are the latest to feel the pain. The company said Monday that it has cut 9,000 jobs over the past two quarters as crashing energy prices have forced it to scale back drilling operations. The Houston-based oil field services ...
Halliburton Says Has Cut 9000 Jobs in Wake of Oil's DropABC News
Halliburton cuts 9000 jobs as oil slump takes tollFuelFix (blog)
Stock futures surging; Halliburton slashes 9000 jobs; Google updates search ...cleveland.com
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