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Upaya helps India's ultra poor get higher-paying jobs - Seattle Globalist

December 12, 2014 - 5:08pm

Seattle Globalist

Upaya helps India's ultra poor get higher-paying jobs
Seattle Globalist
Extreme poverty is an unavoidable reality in India. The first time I traveled in the country — as an inexperienced and idealistic 20-year-old backpacker — I was shocked by the families living on the street, the children begging for food, the old ...

Apple 1 That Steve Jobs Programmed Sells for $365000 - Wired

December 12, 2014 - 4:12pm

Wired

Apple 1 That Steve Jobs Programmed Sells for $365000
Wired
A rare Apple-1 computer—one that Steve Jobs himself worked on—has sold at auction for $365,000. The computer—one of about 60 from Apple's first line of machines—was sold to an undisclosed buyer on Thursday by Christie's in New York. It was ...

Texas Ranks Second in the Nation in Jobs Lost to China Deficit with China ... - Big Country Homepage

December 12, 2014 - 3:45pm

Big Country Homepage

Texas Ranks Second in the Nation in Jobs Lost to China Deficit with China ...
Big Country Homepage
America's surging trade deficit with China has cost more than 3.2 million U.S. jobs, 304,700 alone in Texas. Washington, D.C. – America's surging trade deficit with China has cost more than 3.2 million U.S. jobs, 304,700 alone in Texas. This ranks them ...
California tops the list in jobs lost to trade deficit with ChinaThe Pasadena Star-News
Report: Oklahoma loses almost 30000 jobs to Chinakfor.com
Hawaii losing jobs to ChinaHonolulu Star-Advertiser
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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Dienhart: What are college football's 'destination' jobs? - Big Ten Network

December 12, 2014 - 2:53pm

Dienhart: What are college football's 'destination' jobs?
Big Ten Network
BTN LIVE - Barry Alvarez speaks to the press about Gary Andersen stepping down as the Wisconsin head coach. Destination job. It's a term that has been mentioned in recent days with the coaching tumult taking place across the country. It came up ...

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Halliburton to cut 1000 jobs (Video) - Houston Business Journal

December 12, 2014 - 1:55pm

Houston Business Journal

Halliburton to cut 1000 jobs (Video)
Houston Business Journal
Houston-based Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) will cut about 1,000 jobs in the Eastern Hemisphere, effective immediately, the company confirmed. The cuts are unrelated to the company's pending $35 billion acquisition of fellow Houston-based oilfield ...

Minimum wage hike killed jobs, hurt low-skilled workers: study - Washington Times

December 12, 2014 - 1:50pm

Washington Times

Minimum wage hike killed jobs, hurt low-skilled workers: study
Washington Times
People signing up for unemployment fill a room at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, N.J. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers turned out for a mass unemployment filing. The Wednesday morning ...
Study: The 2007 minimum wage hike cost more than 1 million jobs during the ...Vox

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Things Are Looking Up for Employment - New York Times

December 12, 2014 - 1:44pm

Things Are Looking Up for Employment
New York Times
IT was called the “jobless recovery” after the Great Recession ended in June 2009, and employment did not hit bottom until early 2010. But now, employment is growing at the fastest pace in years and the unemployment rate has fallen to 5.8 percent from ...

See where Houston job growth is expected in 2015 - Houston Business Journal

December 12, 2014 - 1:39pm

Houston Business Journal

See where Houston job growth is expected in 2015
Houston Business Journal
After several years of extraordinary growth, Houston's economy will grow at a slower pace in 2015, the Greater Houston Partnership estimates. Olivia Pulsinelli: Web producer- Houston Business Journal: Email | Twitter | Google+. After several years of ...

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Kindred plans 500 more jobs, downtown expansion - The Courier-Journal

December 12, 2014 - 12:29pm

The Courier-Journal

Kindred plans 500 more jobs, downtown expansion
The Courier-Journal
Kindred Healthcare is planning a $39.5 million expansion of its headquarters along Fourth Street at Broadway, adding up to 500 additional employees over perhaps three years. The health care giant will build a six-story, 142,000-square-foot building ...

Tumbling oil could take thousands of jobs with it - CNNMoney

December 12, 2014 - 12:09pm

CNNMoney

Tumbling oil could take thousands of jobs with it
CNNMoney
The oil price crash could take thousands of good-paying jobs with it in America and around the world. Bad news already started to flow this week: Halliburton (HAL) affirmed that it plans to cut 1,000 positions due to the depressed oil market, and BP ...

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Two companies get OK to expand; 500 jobs possible - Bowling Green Daily News

December 12, 2014 - 11:42am

Two companies get OK to expand; 500 jobs possible
Bowling Green Daily News
Two companies received preliminary approval Thursday for incentives for multi-million-dollar expansions that could add up to 500 jobs. Bowling Green Metalforming – A Magna Company in the Kentucky Transpark at 111 Cosma Drive – received preliminary ...

WANTED: Women for hard-to-fill jobs - Fond du Lac Reporter

December 12, 2014 - 10:49am

Fond du Lac Reporter

WANTED: Women for hard-to-fill jobs
Fond du Lac Reporter
A female student welds a bucket during a 2008 class at Fox Valley Technical College in Grand Chute. (Photo: Gannett Wisconsin Media file photo). 6 CONNECT 1 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. MILWAUKEE – Camry Simon didn't know anything ...
Manufacturers seek women for hard-to-fill jobsThe Oshkosh Northwestern

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California tops the list in jobs lost to trade deficit with China - The Pasadena Star-News

December 12, 2014 - 9:31am

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California tops the list in jobs lost to trade deficit with China
The Pasadena Star-News
Ball Aerospace, creates cryogenic electronics for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope. A newly released report from the Economic Policy Institute reveals to America's growing trade deficit with China has resulted in the loss of more than 3.2 million U.S ...
Report: Oklahoma loses almost 30000 jobs to Chinakfor.com
Hawaii losing jobs to ChinaHonolulu Star-Advertiser
Trade deficit with China costing US jobs, report findsPittsburgh Post Gazette
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
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Italian workers stage general strike over jobs reforms - Al Jazeera America

December 12, 2014 - 7:52am

MiamiHerald.com

Italian workers stage general strike over jobs reforms
Al Jazeera America
Members of two major Italian unions participated in a national strike Friday, the latest in a series of protests against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans to overhaul labor laws and make it easier for firms to lay off workers. The general strike, in ...
Italian workers strike against Renzi's Jobs ActEqual Times
Thousands of Italians protest economic reformsGloversville Leader-Herald

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Where Cloud Computing Jobs Will Be In 2015 - Forbes

December 12, 2014 - 6:32am

Forbes

Where Cloud Computing Jobs Will Be In 2015
Forbes
These and other key insights are from WANTED Analytics, the leading provider of data analytics on the workplace. The company currently maintains a database of more than one billion unique job listings and is collecting hiring trend data from more than ...

Likely November's Employment Gains of 321000 Is Too High - Nasdaq

December 12, 2014 - 2:42am

Nasdaq

Likely November's Employment Gains of 321000 Is Too High
Nasdaq
Let me remind you that when George W. Bush tried to fire a few U.S. attorneys for political reasons, that secret lasted approximately a nanosecond, eventually leading the U.S. attorney general to resign.

Halliburton Cuts 1000 Jobs As Oil Prices Tank - Business Insider

December 11, 2014 - 10:27pm

Business Insider

Halliburton Cuts 1000 Jobs As Oil Prices Tank
Business Insider
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Those Fabricated Jobs - Economic Populist

December 11, 2014 - 6:57pm

Those Fabricated Jobs
Economic Populist
Last Friday's payroll jobs report is another government fairy tale or, to avoid polite euphemisms, another packet of lies. Lies just like the House of Representatives Resolution against Russia and every other statement that comes out of Washington ...

AT&T, Verizon Tax Breaks Fail to Produce Jobs - Wall Street Journal

December 11, 2014 - 6:53pm

AT&T, Verizon Tax Breaks Fail to Produce Jobs
Wall Street Journal
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Tax Perks Didn't Bring the Growth, Jobs AT&T, Verizon PromisedDslreports

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Employment Department receives $1.2 million federal grant - Statesman Journal

December 11, 2014 - 6:25pm

Statesman Journal

Employment Department receives $1.2 million federal grant
Statesman Journal
The Oregon Employment Department has received a $1.2 million federal grant to boost the efforts of its Work Share program, the department announced Thursday. The Work Share program helps employers avoid laying off staff by offering financial support ...