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Summer teen employment is on the rise: What's really going on? - Dayton Daily News

July 18, 2017 - 12:55pm

Dayton Daily News

Summer teen employment is on the rise: What's really going on?
Dayton Daily News
Low unemployment rates for adults are having a big effect on the number of jobs available for teens, according to recent data that shows more than 1 million found jobs in June, the largest increase in teen summer job gains since 2007. After a below ...

Pickering says GreenTech never met jobs, investment totals - Miami Herald

July 18, 2017 - 11:48am

Miami Herald

Pickering says GreenTech never met jobs, investment totals
Miami Herald
JACKSON, Miss. — Electric vehicle firm GreenTech Automotive claims it raised $140 million for its Mississippi factory, but state Auditor Stacey Pickering said Monday that the company can't prove it invested even the $60 million required in its state ...

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Combustion engine ban puts 600000 German jobs at risk: Ifo - Reuters

July 18, 2017 - 11:27am

Reuters

Combustion engine ban puts 600000 German jobs at risk: Ifo
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - More than 600,000 jobs could be at risk in Germany from a potential ban on combustion engine cars by 2030, the Ifo economic institute said in a study commissioned by Germany's VDA car industry lobby. Pollution from cars, including ...

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Mega Jobs - Quad-Cities Online

July 18, 2017 - 11:21am

Quad-Cities Online

Mega Jobs
Quad-Cities Online
Today is Tuesday, July 18, the 199th day of 2017. There are 166 days left in the year. 1867 -- 150 years ago: Mrs. Bushnell, who was injured in the railroad accident at Oakley, is very improved and left for home today. The railroad paid all her bills ...

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French left-wing leader probed over assistant jobs - ABC News

July 18, 2017 - 11:11am

French left-wing leader probed over assistant jobs
ABC News
FILE - In this Thursday June 15, 2017 file photo, former French presidential election candidate and candidate in Marseille for the parliamentary elections Jean-Luc Melenchon delivers his speech during a campaign meeting, in Marseille, southern France.

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Jobs: Speedway looks to hire more than 2K employees across 9 states including Wisconsin - fox6now.com

July 18, 2017 - 10:58am

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Jobs: Speedway looks to hire more than 2K employees across 9 states including Wisconsin
fox6now.com
DES PLAINES, IL - JUNE 22: Posted gasoline prices are displayed at a Speedway gas station June 22, 2004 in Des Plaines, Illinois. The average price of gasoline in the U.S. has fallen for the fourth week in a row. Across the nation price for regular ...

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Where did Trump dig up 45,000 mining jobs? - AOL Finance - AOL

July 18, 2017 - 10:52am

AOL

Where did Trump dig up 45,000 mining jobs? - AOL Finance
AOL
President Donald Trump boasted Monday that the nation added 45,000 mining jobs recently — but there's scant data to back that up. One thing there is evidence ...

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Union Seeks to Protect Jobs of the Past Rather than Train Members for Jobs of the Future - Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)

July 18, 2017 - 10:27am

Markets Insider

Union Seeks to Protect Jobs of the Past Rather than Train Members for Jobs of the Future
Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)
Marc Perrone, President of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), wrote a letter this week to the Federal Trade Commission requesting a review of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods. It is laughable that the UFCW and Mr. Perrone would ...
Amazon deal is about 'destroying Whole Foods jobs,' workers' group saysMarkets Insider

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Richard Branson: Give Coal Miners Clean Energy Jobs - Fortune

July 18, 2017 - 10:15am

Fortune

Richard Branson: Give Coal Miners Clean Energy Jobs
Fortune
Despite President Donald Trump's promise to revive the coal mining industry, Sir Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, has a different idea: Give American coal miners clean energy jobs instead. "Coal mining is not the nicest of jobs, and ...

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Since You're No Steve Jobs -- 7 Proven Decision-Making Hacks For Product Managers - Forbes

July 18, 2017 - 10:06am

Forbes

Since You're No Steve Jobs -- 7 Proven Decision-Making Hacks For Product Managers
Forbes
Steve Jobs was an iconic product genius. Many product managers want to be like Steve Jobs, but they're not. And that's not all bad. Aspiring to Steve's amazing product vision is laudable. But luckily most product people are not abusive jerks. That is ...

Harley-Davidson can't rev up motorcycle sales, will cut jobs - USA TODAY

July 18, 2017 - 8:08am

USA TODAY

Harley-Davidson can't rev up motorcycle sales, will cut jobs
USA TODAY
Americans are hitting the brakes on new motorcycles from the country's best-known maker. Harley-Davidson warned Tuesday that its full-year bike sales and profit margins would fall well short of its expectations, concerning investors who were already ...
?Updated: Harley-Davidson to cut 180 jobs, affecting Milwaukee-area, KC plantsMilwaukee Business Journal
Harley-Davidson is eliminating 180 jobs after earnings fall from weaker US salesMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Harley-Davidson's layoffs undercut Trump's jobs messageThe Detroit News

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Readers sound off: Cats don't need jobs, they need homes - USA TODAY

July 18, 2017 - 8:05am

USA TODAY

Readers sound off: Cats don't need jobs, they need homes
USA TODAY
Letter to the editor: Proponents of re-abandoning cats to “control” rodents don't like to talk about the deaths of songbirds and other native wildlife, including endangered species, caused by this reckless and irresponsible behavior. According to a ...

Harley-Davidson is eliminating 180 jobs after earnings fall from weaker US sales - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

July 18, 2017 - 7:59am

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Harley-Davidson is eliminating 180 jobs after earnings fall from weaker US sales
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Harley-Davidson Inc. is eliminating about 180 production jobs at its plants this fall, union officials said Tuesday, with the Menomonee Falls and Kansas City locations to be hit the hardest. The 180 permanent job cuts are coming in the next couple of ...
?Updated: Harley-Davidson to cut 180 jobs, affecting Milwaukee-area, KC plantsMilwaukee Business Journal
Harley-Davidson can't rev up motorcycle sales, will cut jobsUSA TODAY
Harley-Davidson cuts jobs as young Americans buy fewer bikes compared to baby boomersSouth China Morning Post

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Preferred Employment clients overcome barriers in renovating office - MLive.com

July 18, 2017 - 7:40am

MLive.com

Preferred Employment clients overcome barriers in renovating office
MLive.com
MUSKEGON, MI - Samuel Tullos concentrated as he carefully rolled pale green paint onto a wall at the new Preferred Employment and Living Supports office in Muskegon last week. Painting was one of the last tasks for four Preferred clients who learned ...

The Biggest Loser From Full Employment? Government - Bloomberg

July 18, 2017 - 7:00am

Bloomberg

The Biggest Loser From Full Employment? Government
Bloomberg
There's room to quibble about whether the U.S. has reached “full employment.” Yes, the unemployment rate is and has been low. But labor-force participation remains subdued, and some measures of wage growth are stunted. If the U.S. is not at full ...

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Two surprise cities are the new top markets for tech jobs - USA TODAY

July 18, 2017 - 7:00am

USA TODAY

Two surprise cities are the new top markets for tech jobs
USA TODAY
Although Silicon Valley remains a stalwart tech hub, metros like Toronto and Atlanta are breaking into the rankings of the best markets for tech jobs, according to a new study. And smaller markets — say Madison, Wisconsin — are showing up as locales ...

Union boss: Hundreds of EPA employees' jobs at risk | Fox News - Fox News

July 18, 2017 - 5:58am

Fox News

Union boss: Hundreds of EPA employees' jobs at risk | Fox News
Fox News
The Environmental Protection Agency has sent out more than 1000 buy-out notices to its employees as Congress debates a $528 million budget cut, according ...

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Toledo ranks among best for building jobs - Toledo Blade

July 17, 2017 - 11:00pm

Toledo Blade

Toledo ranks among best for building jobs
Toledo Blade
A construction worker with Rudolph Libbe connects the fencing around the work site on the corner of Beacon and Cherry streets in Toledo. Building construction on Cherry Street and repaving of Canton Avenue are two construction projects a stone's throw ...

Amazon plans sort center with up to 500 jobs - Crain's Chicago Business

July 17, 2017 - 6:26pm

Crain's Chicago Business

Amazon plans sort center with up to 500 jobs
Crain's Chicago Business
Amazon is opening a Chicago-area sort center, its first Illinois hub for smaller packages, where it plans to employ 250 to 500 workers. The newest facility, to handle parcels smaller than many it moves through distribution centers in Joliet and several ...

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Where Did Trump Dig Up 45000 Mining Jobs? - NBCNews.com

July 17, 2017 - 5:53pm

NBCNews.com

Where Did Trump Dig Up 45000 Mining Jobs?
NBCNews.com
President Donald Trump boasted Monday that the nation added 45,000 mining jobs recently — but there's scant data to back that up. One thing there is evidence for: Only 800 coal mining jobs have been created during his tenure. "In Pennsylvania, two ...
Smoke and Stetsons from Trump on jobsMeridian Star
White House unveils 'Made in America' week, though many Trump products are made overseasWashington Post
Made in AmericaThe White House

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