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California adds 59600 jobs in April, unemployment ticks down to 5.3% - Los Angeles Times

May 20, 2016 - 11:53am

Los Angeles Times

California adds 59600 jobs in April, unemployment ticks down to 5.3%
Los Angeles Times
California employers picked up hiring in April, adding 59,600 jobs during the month, according to state data released Friday. Unemployment, which has been steadily declining, reached 5.3%, inching closer to the national unemployment rate of 5%.
Ohio unemployment rate 5.2%; state lost 13600 jobscleveland.com
Maryland adds 200 jobs, unemployment rate drops to 4.6%Baltimore Sun
Kansas unemployment ticks down, but state also loses jobsTopeka Capital Journal
Denver Business Journal (blog) -New Haven Register -NJ.com
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Gov.: Naples added 3100 new jobs over the year in April - The News-Press

May 20, 2016 - 11:13am

The News-Press

Gov.: Naples added 3100 new jobs over the year in April
The News-Press
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Naples area added 3,100 private-sector jobs over the year in April. The area's unemployment rate declined by 0.5 percentage point over the year to 4.1 percent. Governor Scott said: “The Naples area added more ...

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Arkansas' jobless rate hits new low, total employment hits all-time high - KATV

May 20, 2016 - 10:38am

KATV

Arkansas' jobless rate hits new low, total employment hits all-time high
KATV
Arkansas' jobless rate fell from last's month's seasonally adjusted all-time low of 4.1% and total employment touched an all-time high. (KATV photo). 0shares. tweet now! 0shares. tweet now! LITTLE ROCK (TALK BUSINESS & POLITICS) — Arkansas' job ...
AR Employment at Highest in 8 YearsKARK
State's employment up by 6405 in AprilRichmond Register
Maryland adds 200 jobs, unemployment rate drops to 4.6 percentBaltimore Sun
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AR Employment at Highest in 8 Years - KARK

May 20, 2016 - 10:37am

KARK

AR Employment at Highest in 8 Years
KARK
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Employment in Arkansas is the highest it's been in eight years. That's according to labor ...
Arkansas' jobless rate hits new low, total employment hits all-time highKATV
Arkansas Employment at Record High, Unemployment at 3.9 PercentArkansas Business Online

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The most popular $150K jobs in US - San Jose Mercury News

May 20, 2016 - 10:25am

The most popular $150K jobs in US
San Jose Mercury News
For most of us, six-figure salaries are nothing more than a pipe dream. Last year, the average annual compensation for someone with an advanced degree was just over $60,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, meaning it'll take a significant ...

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Texas Adds 189600 Jobs Over the Past Year - KFDM-TV News

May 20, 2016 - 10:03am

KFDM-TV News

Texas Adds 189600 Jobs Over the Past Year
KFDM-TV News
AUSTIN - Texas employers expanded their payrolls in April with the addition of 8,300 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. The state has added jobs in 12 of the last 13 months. "Texas employers added 189,600 jobs over the past year, creating opportunities ...

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19 prestigious jobs with surprisingly low pay - Business Insider

May 20, 2016 - 10:01am

Business Insider

19 prestigious jobs with surprisingly low pay
Business Insider
It's probably safe to say that one of the main reasons people go to college is to find a fancy, high-paying job when they're done. But, as it turns out, a college education and a prestigious job title do not necessarily mean you'll be raking in cash ...

Colorado's jobs streak breaks: Unemployment rate up for the 1st time in 5 years - Denver Business Journal (blog)

May 20, 2016 - 9:46am

Denver Business Journal (blog)

Colorado's jobs streak breaks: Unemployment rate up for the 1st time in 5 years
Denver Business Journal (blog)
Colorado's unemployment rate saw an uptick in April to 3.1 percent and the state broke its 53-month steak of adding jobs, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment reported today. The state's total nonfarm payroll jobs declined 2,000 from March ...
Maryland adds 200 jobs, unemployment rate drops to 4.6%Baltimore Sun
Connecticut added 3500 jobs in April, unemployment rate unchangedNew Haven Register
April jobs report has mixed news for NJNJ.com
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Texas rebounds from a down March with a jump in jobs in April - Dallas Morning News (blog)

May 20, 2016 - 9:43am

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Texas rebounds from a down March with a jump in jobs in April
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Texas manages to add jobs in April, despite losses in March. / AFP PHOTO / KAREN BLEIERKAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images. After a March which saw the state's first overall job losses in a year, Texas added 8,300 jobs in April, according to the Texas ...
Texas Adds 189600 Jobs Over the Past YearKFDM-TV News

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BLS: US Employment Picture Better for Foreign-Born Than Native-Born in 2015 - CNSNews.com

May 20, 2016 - 9:34am

BLS: US Employment Picture Better for Foreign-Born Than Native-Born in 2015
CNSNews.com
(CNSNews.com) - In 2015, the unemployment rate for foreign-born people in the United States (4.9 percent) was better than that for native-born Americans (5.4 percent), the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Thursday. Likewise ...

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Gulp: Kansas jobs just plunged to their worst levels since September 2014 - Kansas City Star (blog)

May 20, 2016 - 9:29am

Kansas City Star (blog)

Gulp: Kansas jobs just plunged to their worst levels since September 2014
Kansas City Star (blog)
Let this stunning news sink in: After losing a whopping 3,700 jobs in April, Kansas now has lower total nonfarm employment than at any time since ... September 2014. In addition, the new jobs figures out Friday from the state and federal governments ...

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Texas sees decent jobs growth in April - Chron.com

May 20, 2016 - 9:28am

Texas sees decent jobs growth in April
Chron.com
Texas added 8,300 jobs in April, an encouraging number when concerns are mounting that the prolonged oil and gas downturn could lead to a recession in the state. Mining and logging jobs, which include most of those in oil and gas production, shed 6,600 ...

Ohio unemployment rate 5.2%; state lost 13600 jobs - cleveland.com

May 20, 2016 - 8:07am

cleveland.com

Ohio unemployment rate 5.2%; state lost 13600 jobs
cleveland.com
Cleveland, Ohio – Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.2 percent in April, with the state losing 13,600 jobs, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported Friday. In March, the state's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent. In April 2015, it was 5.0 ...
Maryland adds 200 jobs, unemployment rate drops to 4.6%Baltimore Sun
Kansas unemployment ticks down, but state also loses jobsTopeka Capital Journal
Connecticut added 3500 jobs in April, unemployment rate unchangedNew Haven Register
Denver Business Journal (blog) -NJ.com -Hartford Courant
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Are EU migrants really taking British jobs and pushing down wages? - The Guardian

May 20, 2016 - 7:40am

The Guardian

Are EU migrants really taking British jobs and pushing down wages?
The Guardian
There are now a record 2.1 million EU workers in Britain. But more British nationals are in work too – as one analyst says, this is not a zero-sum game. Iain Duncan Smith claims that EU migration forces British workers 'to compete with millions of ...

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Investing in summer jobs for teens pays dividends later on: Tim Rudd - Syracuse.com

May 20, 2016 - 5:16am

Syracuse.com

Investing in summer jobs for teens pays dividends later on: Tim Rudd
Syracuse.com
A lifeguard watches over swimmers at Onieida Shores County Park. Summer jobs for young people offer more than a paycheck. (Dennis Nett | dnett@syracuse.com). Print Email · Tim Rudd | Guest Columnist By Tim Rudd | Guest Columnist The Post-Standard

Jobs, not geopolitics, biggest concern near Romanian missile base - Stars and Stripes

May 20, 2016 - 4:43am

Stars and Stripes

Jobs, not geopolitics, biggest concern near Romanian missile base
Stars and Stripes
Romanian media set up for last week's activation ceremony for the U.S. missile interceptor site in Deveselu, Romania. The fire-control "deckhouse" is visible in the background. Image Gallery Image Gallery Image Gallery Image Gallery Image Gallery Image ...

Record 97% of university graduates land jobs - The Japan Times

May 20, 2016 - 2:03am

The Japan Times

Record 97% of university graduates land jobs
The Japan Times
A record-high 97.3 percent of university graduates in Japan were employed as of the beginning of the fiscal year on April 1, according to government data released Friday, reflecting companies' increasing appetite for recruitment. The employment rate of ...

CHRIS HONNERYThe Courier-Mail - Courier Mail

May 20, 2016 - 2:03am

Courier Mail

CHRIS HONNERYThe Courier-Mail
Courier Mail
Daniel Stock applied for 100 jobs before securing a permanent position with Seqwater last week. Picture: Jono Searle. DANNY Stock has a PhD and it still took him more than 100 job interviews before he gained employment. The 39-year-old single father ...

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Congress Weighs How To Increase Employment Opportunities For Americans With Disabilities - Daily Caller

May 19, 2016 - 6:54pm

Congress Weighs How To Increase Employment Opportunities For Americans With Disabilities
Daily Caller
A general view of the U.S. Capitol dome can be seen to the carriage entrance to the U.S. Senate in Washington December 11, 2014. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst). 5038676. House Lawmakers questioned how to better employment opportunities for Americans ...

1000 high-tech jobs coming to downtown Des Moines - KCCI Des Moines

May 19, 2016 - 6:39pm

KCCI Des Moines

1000 high-tech jobs coming to downtown Des Moines
KCCI Des Moines
YOU MAY NOT HAVE HEARD OF IT YET, BUT YOU WILL. SIZE. THIS WOODED LAND WEST OF THE NEW HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS ON M PARKWAY WILL SOON BECOME HOME TO 1,000 NEW EMPLOYEES OF ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING ...
Tech firm to bring 1000 jobs to Des MoinesDesMoinesRegister.com
Tech Firm Expands in Des Moines, Bringing Roughly 1000 Jobswhotv.com

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