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Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says - Los Angeles Times

October 21, 2014 - 10:31am

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Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says
Los Angeles Times
A Japanese company's much-celebrated plans to build a light-rail manufacturing plant in Palmdale appear all but dead after months of clashes with local labor unions and community groups. Kinkisharyo International of Osaka said it is now looking at ...
Good jobs no longer an afterthought in awarding lavish transit contractsAl Jazeera America

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Malloy: UBS default on jobs agreement a possibility - The Advocate

October 21, 2014 - 10:03am

The Advocate

Malloy: UBS default on jobs agreement a possibility
The Advocate
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets with the Hearst Connecticut Media editorial board on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Cathy Zuraw. Buy this photo. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets with the Hearst Connecticut Media... Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets ...
State adds 11500 jobs in SeptemberFOX CT
State jobs report finds September employment strong, unemployment rate downTheDay.com
State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate ImprovesCBS Local
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Kimberly-Clark to Cut up to 1300 Jobs - ABC News

October 21, 2014 - 9:56am

Kimberly-Clark to Cut up to 1300 Jobs
ABC News
Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient. The consumer products company behind brands such as Kleenex and Huggies has 58,000 workers worldwide, ...
UPDATE 2-Kimberly-Clark to cut up to 1300 jobs after spinoffReuters
Kimberly-Clark to cut up to 1300 jobs worldwideNBC26
Kimberly-Clark to cut 1300 jobs nationwideWRDW-TV
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Maryland gains 2800 jobs in September; unemployment rate improves - Baltimore Business Journal

October 21, 2014 - 9:53am

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Maryland gains 2800 jobs in September; unemployment rate improves
Baltimore Business Journal
Maryland added 2,800 jobs in September, boosted by gains in the government sector and pushing the state's unemployment rate down. Overall, public sector jobs grew by 3,300 from September to October, including 900 new federal jobs, according to data ...
Colorado jobs: Steep drop in unemployment to 4.7%; state adds 14600 jobsDenver Business Journal
Public sector growth helps Maryland add 2800 jobs in SeptemberABC2 News
Illinois 2nd in US in September jobs addedChicago Daily Herald
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Maryland gains 2800 jobs in September; unemployment rate improves - Baltimore Business Journal

October 21, 2014 - 9:53am

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Maryland gains 2800 jobs in September; unemployment rate improves
Baltimore Business Journal
Maryland added 2,800 jobs in September, boosted by gains in the government sector and pushing the state's unemployment rate down. Overall, public sector jobs grew by 3,300 from September to October, including 900 new federal jobs, according to data ...
Colorado jobs: Steep drop in unemployment to 4.7%; state adds 14600 jobsDenver Business Journal
Public sector growth helps Maryland add 2800 jobs in SeptemberABC2 News
Springfield jobs, labor force grow, unemployment fallsThe Republican - masslive.com
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Springfield jobs, labor force grow, unemployment falls - The Republican - masslive.com

October 21, 2014 - 9:14am

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Springfield jobs, labor force grow, unemployment falls
The Republican - masslive.com
SPRINGFIELD - Unemployment fell slightly in Springfield in September from 10.3 percent in August to 10.2 percent in September. Unemployment in Springfield was 11.1 percent a year ago in September 2013. The city's labor force grew a little as well, ...
C. Oregon jobs grow; unemployment rates fallKTVZ
Colorado jobs: Steep drop in unemployment to 4.7%; state adds 14600 jobsDenver Business Journal
Jobs increase in Coos, Curry counties as school startsCoos Bay World
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Brunell: November election is about jobs and wages - The Columbian

October 21, 2014 - 8:02am

The Columbian

Brunell: November election is about jobs and wages
The Columbian
November's election needs to be about the people who are unemployed or underemployed and how best to increase wages. It worked for Bill Clinton. "It's the economy, stupid" was coined by Clinton's campaign strategist James Carville in Clinton's ...

Good jobs no longer an afterthought in awarding lavish transit contracts - Al Jazeera America

October 21, 2014 - 2:04am

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Good jobs no longer an afterthought in awarding lavish transit contracts
Al Jazeera America
LOS ANGELES — When shiny new light-rail cars roll out on L.A. Metro tracks in two years, they will likely have been made by a Japanese company. But most of the workers who assemble them will be American. In Chicago, a $2 billion railcar contract will ...
Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm saysLos Angeles Times

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Outsourcing doesn't always mean lost jobs - PolitiFact

October 20, 2014 - 11:04pm

PolitiFact

Outsourcing doesn't always mean lost jobs
PolitiFact
Supporters of U.S. Senate hopefuls Michelle Nunn and David Perdue wave competing signs during their Oct. 7 debate that included claims about Perdue's business record outsourcing. CURTIS COMPTON PHOTOS/ AJC. The neck-and-neck battle for ...

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Illinois governor candidates spar on finance, jobs - U.S. News & World Report

October 20, 2014 - 10:10pm

Illinois governor candidates spar on finance, jobs
U.S. News & World Report
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, left, and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner meet for a third debate before the Nov. 4 election Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Associated Press Oct. 20, 2014 | 11:06 p.m. EDT + More.

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Illinois Governor Candidates Spar on Finance, Jobs - ABC News

October 20, 2014 - 10:08pm

Illinois Governor Candidates Spar on Finance, Jobs
ABC News
Locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of November, Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sparred on jobs, Illinois' financial issues and qualifications in their final televised debate Monday. Like the previous two debates, the matchup ...

Telephonics cutting almost 100 jobs - Newsday

October 20, 2014 - 9:19pm

Telephonics cutting almost 100 jobs
Newsday
Add comment. Telephonics cutting almost 100 jobs. Updated October 20, 2014 6:37 PM By KEN SCHACHTER kenneth.schachter@newsday.com. One of Farmingdale-based Telephonics Corps' Huntington facilities seen on Dec. 15, 2011. About 35 workers ...

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Malloy, Foley Debate New Jobs Report - Hartford Courant

October 20, 2014 - 7:50pm

Malloy, Foley Debate New Jobs Report
Hartford Courant
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets with employees at Penn Global, a manufacturer in North Branford. He held a press conference at the business to discuss the new jobs report. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets with employees at Penn Global, a manufacturer in North ...

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Malloy, Foley Debate New Jobs Report - Hartford Courant

October 20, 2014 - 7:50pm

Malloy, Foley Debate New Jobs Report
Hartford Courant
NORTH BRANFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy visited a lighting factory Monday to celebrate Connecticut's biggest monthly job gain in two decades. But less than 2 minutes into his press conference highlighting a report showing businesses added 10,100 jobs ...

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Fire Well: How To Avoid Wrongful Termination And Employment Discrimination ... - Forbes

October 20, 2014 - 5:38pm

Fire Well: How To Avoid Wrongful Termination And Employment Discrimination ...
Forbes
Most executives who are fired in midsized companies are fired way too late, often after years of damage to the organization. There are several key reasons the CEO may tolerate dysfunctional leaders and this article focuses on one of them. The boss ...

State adds 11500 jobs in September - FOX CT

October 20, 2014 - 4:51pm

FOX CT

State adds 11500 jobs in September
FOX CT
Connecticut added around 11,500 jobs in the month of September. The numbers, showing fewer jobs lost than originally thought in August, were released by the CT Department of Labor Monday morning. Connecticut's unemployment rate now stands at 6.4 ...
State jobs report finds September employment strong, unemployment rate downTheDay.com
Malloy: UBS default on jobs agreement a possibilityThe Advocate
State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate ImprovesCBS Local
WTNH
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Addition of 11500 jobs in Sept. cuts jobless rate - The Advocate

October 20, 2014 - 3:23pm

Addition of 11500 jobs in Sept. cuts jobless rate
The Advocate
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Employers in Connecticut added 11,500 jobs in September, cutting the unemployment rate to its lowest in nearly six years, the state Labor Department announced Monday. The unemployment rate fell to 6.4 percent, from 6.6 ...

CORRECTED-Fed's Fisher: could see full employment, 2-pct inflation by 2015 - Reuters

October 20, 2014 - 3:14pm

CORRECTED-Fed's Fisher: could see full employment, 2-pct inflation by 2015
Reuters
(In 3rd paragraph, corrects co-author's first name to Evan, not Eric). SAN FRANCISCO Oct 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. economy could be fully recovered from the effects of the financial crisis and recession as early as next year, a top Federal Reserve ...

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C. Oregon jobs grow; unemployment rates fall - KTVZ

October 20, 2014 - 2:06pm

KTVZ

C. Oregon jobs grow; unemployment rates fall
KTVZ
Job growth continued in September across Central Oregon, while unemployment rates began to show their first sign of improvement in several months, the Oregon Employment Department reported Monday.
Jobs increase in Coos, Curry counties as school startsCoos Bay World

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Connecticut unemployment rate falls to 6-year low as 11500 jobs added in ... - New Haven Register

October 20, 2014 - 1:53pm

Connecticut unemployment rate falls to 6-year low as 11500 jobs added in ...
New Haven Register
Connecticut's unemployment rate hit its lowest point in nearly six years as 11,500 jobs were added in the state during September, the state Department of Labor said Monday. The unemployment rate in September was 6.4 percent, down two-tenths of a ...