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Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores - USA TODAY

April 10, 2014 - 7:38am

USA TODAY

Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores
USA TODAY
Family Dollar Stores, a discount retailer for budget-conscious customers, said Thursday it'll cut jobs, slash prices on 1,000 basic items and close about 370 underperforming stores in response to falling sales and business disruptions caused by bad ...
Family Dollar to cut jobs, shut 370 stores as sales fallReuters
Family Dollar to cut some jobs, close about 370 storesWMUR Manchester
Family Dollar to Cut Jobs, Close 370 StoresDailyFinance

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Family Dollar to cut jobs, shut 370 stores as sales fall - Reuters

April 10, 2014 - 7:26am

WMUR Manchester

Family Dollar to cut jobs, shut 370 stores as sales fall
Reuters
(Reuters) - Family Dollar Stores Inc (FDO.N), seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it would it would cut jobs, shut hundreds of underperforming stores and slash prices. The discount retailer, which caters to lower income ...
Family Dollar to cut some jobs, close about 370 storesWMUR Manchester
Family Dollar to cut jobs, close 370 stores, lower prices on 1000 itemsDallas Morning News
Family Dollar to cut jobs, close 370 storesThe Times-Picayune

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LA 2020 Commission's silence on Hollywood jobs 'surprising' - Los Angeles Times

April 10, 2014 - 7:00am

LA 2020 Commission's silence on Hollywood jobs 'surprising'
Los Angeles Times
A new report on spurring job growth in Los Angeles covers the bases, but leaves Hollywood out of the picture. The Los Angeles 2020 Commission report, titled "A Time for Action," was commissioned last year by City Council President Herb Wesson and ...

Australia employment rises by 18100 in March - CNBC.com

April 10, 2014 - 1:41am

Australia employment rises by 18100 in March
CNBC.com
Malcolm Wood, Head of Investment Strategy at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, says initial signs are pointing to stabilization in Australia's labor market. Australia on Thursday posted a second batch of reassuring jobs figures in as many months ...

Enovate Medical adding 410 jobs in Murfreesboro - The Tennessean

April 10, 2014 - 12:53am

Enovate Medical adding 410 jobs in Murfreesboro
The Tennessean
Gov. Bill Haslam announces that Enovate Medical will bring it's corporate headquarters in Murfreesboro. (Photo: John A. Gillis/DNJ). SHARECONNECTTWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. MURFREESBORO Health care equipment maker Enovate Medical on ...

Dollar stung by Fed minutes, Aussie rises on solid jobs data - Reuters

April 9, 2014 - 11:21pm

Dollar stung by Fed minutes, Aussie rises on solid jobs data
Reuters
SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar hit a three-week low versus a basket of major currencies on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's March meeting disappointed dollar bulls, while the Aussie dollar surged on data showing solid ...
Forex - AUD spikes higher after better than expected jobs dataNASDAQ
Chicago Fed Evans - Fed Still Missing Employment and Inflation TargetsDailyFinance
Forex - JPY weaker ahead of machinery orders, AUD down before jobs dataInvesting.com
Action Forex -Reuters UK
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Bank of America to cut 3000 support jobs across Latin America, Asia - Reuters

April 9, 2014 - 7:11pm

The Malay Mail Online

Bank of America to cut 3000 support jobs across Latin America, Asia
Reuters
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp (BAC.N) said on Wednesday that it will close three foreign offices and eliminate about 3,000 jobs over the next nine to 12 months in an effort to simplify its global operations. Offices that provide technological and ...
Bank of America to Cut 3000 Overseas JobsABC News
Bank of America cutting 3000 jobs in 3 overseas officesCharlotte Observer

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Seven NC prison workers lose jobs over inmate's death - News & Observer

April 9, 2014 - 7:05pm

Seven NC prison workers lose jobs over inmate's death
News & Observer
Seven state prison employees have lost their jobs as a result of an internal investigation into the death of a mentally ill and disabled inmate last month. A captain and four nurses have been fired, and a psychologist and another nurse have resigned.

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ADP forecast: Texas added 28650 private-sector jobs in March - Dallas Morning News (blog)

April 9, 2014 - 3:11pm

Dallas Morning News (blog)

ADP forecast: Texas added 28650 private-sector jobs in March
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Texas led the nation's private-sector job growth in March, adding 28,650 jobs, according to the monthly forecast released today by ADP payroll processor. Texas added the most jobs of 29 states tracked by ADP and Moody's Analytics Inc. California was ...
Report: Florida adds 14000 private-sector jobs in MarchSarasota Herald-Tribune
Private sector employment increased by 191000 jobs in March NJ added 4690 ...NJBIZ
Report: Florida adds 14580 private-sector jobs in MarchTbo.com
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Declaring LA in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform - Los Angeles Times

April 9, 2014 - 1:49pm

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Declaring LA in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform
Los Angeles Times
Three months after it painted Los Angeles as a metropolis stumbling into decline, the Los Angeles 2020 Commission offered 13 recommendations Wednesday that it said would “put the city on a path to fiscal stability and renew job creation.” The group of ...
LA commission calls for more jobs, reformabc7.com

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LA 2020 Commission report silent on boosting Hollywood jobs - Los Angeles Times

April 9, 2014 - 1:27pm

LA 2020 Commission report silent on boosting Hollywood jobs
Los Angeles Times
A new report on spurring job growth in Los Angeles covers the bases, but leaves Hollywood out of the picture. The Los Angeles 2020 Commission report, entitled "A Time for Action," was commissioned last year by City Council President Herb Wesson and ...

New Jersey trailed most of the nation in employment in 2013 - NJ.com

April 9, 2014 - 11:59am

New Jersey trailed most of the nation in employment in 2013
NJ.com
New Jersey ranked in the bottom 10 last year in terms of employment statistics across six categories measured by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the broadest category, which includes the unemployed, people working part-time for economic ...

Louisiana construction employment rises 2 % in February - The Times-Picayune

April 9, 2014 - 11:05am

Louisiana construction employment rises 2 % in February
The Times-Picayune
Figures released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) based on Labor Department data show that Louisiana construction employment increased by 2 percent in February 2014 compared with February 2013. (DOTD, Geaux Wider ...
Albuquerque area sheds more construction jobs in FebruaryAlbuquerque Business First
Construction Employment Increases in 175 Metro AreasSteel Market Update (blog)

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Military Wives: Hit Hard in the Jobs Market - Fox Business

April 9, 2014 - 10:54am

Military Wives: Hit Hard in the Jobs Market
Fox Business
The official unemployment rate, currently at 6.6%, tells the story of some of the millions of jobless Americans. But it doesn't tell the story of military wives struggling to find work: Their unemployment rate is more than double the national average.

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Tech employment and consulting at historic highs, government says - ZDNet

April 9, 2014 - 10:30am

Tech employment and consulting at historic highs, government says
ZDNet
Data out of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows IT unemployment has dipped down to 2.7 percent, well below the current average of 6.7 percent for all jobs. At the same time, IT consulting opportunities have been booming, breaking new records.

Bank of America to Cut 3000 Overseas Jobs - ABC News

April 9, 2014 - 8:57am

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Bank of America to Cut 3000 Overseas Jobs
ABC News
Bank of America says it's cutting about 3,000 jobs overseas as part of ongoing reviews of its global operations. The jobs are located in Costa Rica, the Philippines and Mexico. The Charlotte, N.C.-based company plans to close sites in those countries ...
Bank of America cutting 3000 jobs in 3 overseas officesCharlotte Observer
Bank of America to cut 3000 support jobs across Latin America, AsiaReuters

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Inside Jobs: Why Facebook's Hardware Engineering Head Likes Getting His ... - TechCrunch

April 9, 2014 - 8:56am

Inside Jobs: Why Facebook's Hardware Engineering Head Likes Getting His ...
TechCrunch
When you think about the upper echelons of technical fields like hardware engineering, you might think of lifelong academics with multiple degrees in engineering and math and science. But if there's one thing that's become clear in our Inside Jobs ...

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Denver better than most in construction jobs - The Denver Post

April 9, 2014 - 7:33am

Tampabay.com

Denver better than most in construction jobs
The Denver Post
Denver is one of the few metro areas in the country that added construction jobs last year, thanks in part to the redo of Denver Union Station and the 122-mile FasTracks mass-transit project, transportation and construction officials said Tuesday ...
Plenty of construction jobs available in metro Denverkdvr.com

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So, how many more jobs does the US need? - CBS News

April 9, 2014 - 6:31am

So, how many more jobs does the US need?
CBS News
One of the big questions concerning the U.S. jobs market is how many jobs need to be created to reach full employment? Without knowing that, it's hard to determine when the nation's economy will have finally recovered. Figuring out that number is ...

Humans Are Taking Jobs Away From Robots, Not Vice Versa! - Forbes

April 9, 2014 - 6:17am

Humans Are Taking Jobs Away From Robots, Not Vice Versa!
Forbes
Ever since Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson wrote Race Against the Machine the discussion around robots taking jobs away from humans has intensified. In fact, the authors just recently released their new book, The Second Machine Age where they ...