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US states with higher minimum wages gain more jobs - Jackson Clarion Ledger

July 19, 2014 - 6:43pm

The Gate News

US states with higher minimum wages gain more jobs
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Shantel Walker stands for a photo outside a Brooklyn fast food restaurant, Thursday, June 19, 2014, in New York. Walker, who makes $8.25 per hour at a Brooklyn pizzeria will benefit if lawmakers are successful in raising the minimum wage within city ...
Higher minimum wage? Those states gain more jobsTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
States with higher minimum wages gain more jobsThe Times-Picayune

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Illinois law a boost to ex-offenders seeking jobs - nwitimes.com

July 19, 2014 - 3:19pm

Illinois law a boost to ex-offenders seeking jobs
nwitimes.com
CHICAGO | Ex-offenders in Illinois won't have to disclose their criminal pasts until private employers first evaluate their job skills, under a new law signed Saturday by Gov. Pat Quinn. Some who attended the bill signing ceremony at St. Michael ...

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States with higher minimum wages gain more jobs - The Times-Picayune

July 19, 2014 - 10:50am

USA TODAY

States with higher minimum wages gain more jobs
The Times-Picayune
FILE - In this June 17, 2014 file photo, people rally for an increase in the minimum wage on the Great Western Staircase at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Efforts to raise the minimum wage are increasingly pitting cities against states. (AP Photo/Mike ...
States with higher minimum wage gain more jobsUSA TODAY
US States With Higher Minimum Wages Gain More JobsABC News

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States with higher minimum wage gain more jobs - USA TODAY

July 19, 2014 - 9:30am

USA TODAY

States with higher minimum wage gain more jobs
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON (AP) — Maybe a higher minimum wage isn't so bad for job growth after all. The 13 states that raised their minimum wages at the beginning of this year are adding jobs at a faster pace than those that did not, providing some counter-intuitive ...
States with higher minimum wages gain more jobsThe Times-Picayune

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Why Steel Tariffs Won't Save Jobs - Forbes

July 19, 2014 - 7:00am

Why Steel Tariffs Won't Save Jobs
Forbes
The latest round of steel tariffs are a classical, sui generis, example of how politics really works. Larded with a great deal of rhetoric about how this will save jobs, make America great again and possibly improve the flavour of Mom's apple pie the ...

Unemployment falls as Bay Area adds 5600 jobs during June - San Jose Mercury News

July 19, 2014 - 2:30am

Unemployment falls as Bay Area adds 5600 jobs during June
San Jose Mercury News
The Bay Area added 5,600 jobs in June, an upswing led by a robust tech sector in Santa Clara County and strong gains in the San Francisco-San Mateo-Marin region, according to a state government report released Friday. The job gains improved the ...

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US States With Higher Minimum Wages Gain More Jobs - ABC News

July 19, 2014 - 2:12am

US States With Higher Minimum Wages Gain More Jobs
ABC News
Maybe a higher minimum wage isn't so bad for job growth after all. The 13 U.S. states that raised their minimum wages at the beginning of this year are adding jobs at a faster pace than those that did not, providing some counter-intuitive fuel to the ...

Upper-level jobs harder to come by following recession - The Augusta Chronicle

July 19, 2014 - 12:46am

Upper-level jobs harder to come by following recession
The Augusta Chronicle
While the labor market continues on an upward trend, job seekers looking for an upper-level position might find themselves left out in the cold. Photos. Back | Next. Typical of the company's hiring strategy, Tim Antonacci began working at Retirement ...

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Texas adds 19100 jobs in June, leads US in employment growth - Dallas Morning News

July 18, 2014 - 9:47pm

Dallas Morning News

Texas adds 19100 jobs in June, leads US in employment growth
Dallas Morning News
Participants exchanged business cards at a recent job fair and career development seminar in Dallas. By SHERYL JEAN. SHERYL JEAN The Dallas Morning News. Staff Writer. sjean@dallasnews.com. Published: 18 July 2014 09:46 PM. Updated: 18 July ...

Veterans have new employment resource - The Daily Progress

July 18, 2014 - 7:43pm

Veterans have new employment resource
The Daily Progress
Veterans Employment Representative Michael Barnes (left) of the Virginia Employment Commission meets with Stevensburg resident and Vietnam veteran William Brown at the Culpeper Career Center on East Stevens Street Thursday. Barnes is available to ...

Lincoln-area jobs up 6000 over a year ago - Lincoln Journal Star

July 18, 2014 - 5:16pm

Lincoln-area jobs up 6000 over a year ago
Lincoln Journal Star
The Lincoln area's economy lost jobs in June and the jobless rate, unadjusted for seasonal factors, ticked up 0.3 of a percentage point to 3.3 percent, but the job total remains way ahead of a year earlier, the Nebraska Department of Labor announced ...

Microsoft cuts 18000 jobs as part of its largest layoff ever - Engadget

July 18, 2014 - 4:49pm

Microsoft cuts 18000 jobs as part of its largest layoff ever
Engadget
Microsoft today announced that it's cutting 18,000 jobs, the biggest round of layoffs in its history, as part of ongoing restructuring efforts. In a release, the company says that Nokia's Devices and Services business, which it acquired for $5 billion ...

Louisiana adds 19200 jobs over the last 12 months, while June unemployment ... - The Times-Picayune

July 18, 2014 - 2:46pm

Louisiana adds 19200 jobs over the last 12 months, while June unemployment ...
The Times-Picayune
Louisiana non-farm employers added 19,200 jobs to the books over the year period ending June 30. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Print · Renita D. Young, NOLA.com | The Times Picayune By Renita D. Young, NOLA.com | The Times Picayune The Times-Picayune

Texas adds 19100 jobs in June; Dallas-Fort Worth unemployment falls - Dallas Business Journal

July 18, 2014 - 2:45pm

MyHighPlains

Texas adds 19100 jobs in June; Dallas-Fort Worth unemployment falls
Dallas Business Journal
Texas has added 371,000 jobs in the past year, including 19,100 in June, and the unemployment rate in the Dallas-Fort Worth area continues to fall. The unemployment rate in Dallas-Fort Worth dropped to 5.4 percent compared to 6.7 percent a year ago, ...
Texas adds 19100 jobs in June, unemployment rate stays at 5.1 percentDallas Morning News (blog)
Waco's jobless rate rises as youngsters pursue jobsWaco Tribune-Herald
Indiana adds jobs, but unemployment rate creeps upnwitimes.com
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Texas adds 19100 jobs in June; Dallas-Fort Worth unemployment falls - Dallas Business Journal

July 18, 2014 - 2:45pm

MyHighPlains

Texas adds 19100 jobs in June; Dallas-Fort Worth unemployment falls
Dallas Business Journal
Texas has added 371,000 jobs in the past year, including 19,100 in June, and the unemployment rate in the Dallas-Fort Worth area continues to fall. The unemployment rate in Dallas-Fort Worth dropped to 5.4 percent compared to 6.7 percent a year ago, ...
Texas adds 19100 jobs in June, unemployment rate stays at 5.1 percentDallas Morning News (blog)
Indiana adds jobs, but unemployment rate creeps upnwitimes.com
Texas Adds 19100 Jobs in JuneOdessa American
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Americans feeling more confident about finding better-paying jobs - Los Angeles Times

July 18, 2014 - 2:11pm

Americans feeling more confident about finding better-paying jobs
Los Angeles Times
Workers check out opportunities at a recent job fair in Florida. (Alan Diaz / Associated Press). By Don Lee contact the reporter · Jobs and WorkplaceJob Reports and StatisticsBusinessUnemployment and LayoffsEconomy, Business and FinanceRestaurant ...

State Employment Data Show 'Fairly Robust' Growth - U.S. News & World Report

July 18, 2014 - 1:27pm

State Employment Data Show 'Fairly Robust' Growth
U.S. News & World Report
Labor Department figures show over the year, jobless rates have fallen in all states except Alabama. People attend a job fair at the Matrix Center April 23, 2014, in Detroit. The joblessness rate dropped in 22 states and in the District of Columbia in ...

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Lilly to cut up to 100 Indy jobs - Indianapolis Star

July 18, 2014 - 12:51pm

WRTV Indianapolis

Lilly to cut up to 100 Indy jobs
Indianapolis Star
Move of some pill production from the Indianapolis campus comes as Eli Lilly invests more heavily in biotech products there. Building 132, where Lilly makes human insulin, is being renovated to boost its output. (Photo: Jeff Swiatek/The Star ).
Eli Lilly will cut up to 100 jobs over several yearsWRTV Indianapolis
Lilly to cut 100 Indianapolis jobs over three yearsWTHR

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Microsoft to Cut Up to 18000 Jobs - TIME

July 18, 2014 - 12:24pm

TIME

Microsoft to Cut Up to 18000 Jobs
TIME
Software giant Microsoft Corp will cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, it announced in a press statement Thursday. The company said the cuts are part of “a restructuring plan to simplify [the] organization and align the recently acquired Nokia ...

Wisconsin loses 1200 private-sector jobs in June, estimates show - Madison.com

July 18, 2014 - 11:49am

Wisconsin loses 1200 private-sector jobs in June, estimates show
Madison.com
2014-07-18T11:45:00Z Wisconsin loses 1,200 private-sector jobs in June, estimates showTODD D. MILEWSKI | The Capital Times | tmilewski@madison.com madison.com. 28 seconds ago • By Todd D. Milewski | The Capital Times ...

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