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Recycling Avenue provides jobs for the physically disabled - WLS-TV

November 16, 2014 - 8:46am

WLS-TV

Recycling Avenue provides jobs for the physically disabled
WLS-TV
If you can't find a job, create a job. That's what some young people with disabilities thought. Now they are helping others to make a living and make a difference. Embed. <iframe width="476" height="270" ...

For workforce trainees, blue collar jobs are still difficult to find - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

November 15, 2014 - 11:02pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For workforce trainees, blue collar jobs are still difficult to find
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Jennifer Shrieve of Beechview, who is in her first year of welding and hopes to someday join the Steamfitters union, practices Thursday at CCAC. Share with others: 0 inShare. By Ann Belser / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In an economy still short on jobs ...

G-20 Plan Promises 'Millions of Jobs, Trillions of Dollars' - ABC News

November 15, 2014 - 7:18pm

ABC News

G-20 Plan Promises 'Millions of Jobs, Trillions of Dollars'
ABC News
Under pressure to jolt the lethargic world economy back to life, leaders of G-20 nations on Sunday finalized a plan to boost global GDP by more than $2 trillion over five years. The fanfare, however, was overshadowed by tensions between Russian ...
G20 priorities are jobs growth, tackling climate change and tax evasion ...Yahoo!7 News
Abbott says jobs growth will add to economic pieThe West Australian
G20 leaders strike a deal for global growth and jobsThe Australian
Fiji Times
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New training, jobs help close Fort Collins wage gaps - The Coloradoan

November 15, 2014 - 6:13pm

The Coloradoan

New training, jobs help close Fort Collins wage gaps
The Coloradoan
When Colorado passed a constitutional amendment eight years ago tying the state's minimum wage to inflation, it essentially sent the message that working families deserved more than what the federal government mandated. Colorado was one of a handful ...

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Report: Business must take lead in filling thousands of middle skill jobs - The Denver Post

November 15, 2014 - 3:07am

The Denver Post

Report: Business must take lead in filling thousands of middle skill jobs
The Denver Post
CU College of Nursing student Stephany Larsen places an oxygen tube on the "patient" as Anne Lawley, left, looks over some patient information. Students Jaclyn Fisk, back left, and Allegra Hoopingarner observe and take notes. Each month in the United ...

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Officials announce 1300 jobs coming to Wilmington - WWAY NewsChannel 3

November 14, 2014 - 8:07pm

WWAY NewsChannel 3

Officials announce 1300 jobs coming to Wilmington
WWAY NewsChannel 3
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Governor Pat McCrory announced this afternoon that Vertex Rail will be adding 1,300 new jobs at the former Terex Crane facility located on Raleigh Street in Wilmington. The company will manufacture rail tank cars which are in ...

Jobs data: St. Clair County labor force starting to plateau - Port Huron Times Herald

November 14, 2014 - 5:49pm

Port Huron Times Herald

Jobs data: St. Clair County labor force starting to plateau
Port Huron Times Herald
Recent data show stagnation in St. Clair County employment numbers that had been steadily increasing. Loading… Post to Facebook. Jobs data: St. Clair County labor force starting to plateau Recent data show stagnation in St. Clair County employment ...

Economy|US Men Make Employment Gains - New York Times

November 14, 2014 - 3:56pm

Economy|US Men Make Employment Gains
New York Times
For the first time since 2006, the unemployment rate for men in the United States has fallen below the rate for women — 5.6 percent for men and 5.9 percent for women in October. In the depths of the financial crisis, the rate for men had climbed to as ...

2 in 5 Young Americans Don't Have Jobs and Aren't Looking - TIME

November 14, 2014 - 2:59pm

TIME

2 in 5 Young Americans Don't Have Jobs and Aren't Looking
TIME
Nearly 40% of people in the United States ages 16 to 24 don't have a job, and are fine with it. They say they're happy not to be employed and don't plan to find a job anytime soon, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Bureau of Labor ...
Pew Analysis Of Jobs Report Shows That More Young People Are Saying 'No ...Huffington Post
Report: Large numbers of millennials have given up entirely on finding jobsRed Alert Politics
The Best Jobs for VeteransThe Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

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The Surprisingly Elusive Number That Suggests Full Employment - New York Times

November 14, 2014 - 2:07pm

New York Times

The Surprisingly Elusive Number That Suggests Full Employment
New York Times
Last month the national unemployment rate fell from 5.9 to 5.8 percent, ticking one-tenth of a point closer to the rate of full employment in the American job market. Of that, I'm confident. What that rate of full employment is, no one knows. As the ...

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Employment, wages and monetary policy - The Economist (blog)

November 14, 2014 - 1:31pm

Employment, wages and monetary policy
The Economist (blog)
PERHAPS the labour market has been the biggest economic puzzle in recent years. Why has productivity been so poor? Why has wage growth been so slow? (These questions are probably, but not definitely, related; workers haven't enjoyed the gains from ...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Not From Keystone -- From Clean Energy - Huffington Post

November 14, 2014 - 11:03am

Texas GOP Vote

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Not From Keystone -- From Clean Energy
Huffington Post
As Congress tries to go around President Obama to approve Canada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, we continue to hear about jobs, jobs, jobs. If members of Congress are so concerned about jobs, why in the world are they willing to bet our future on ...
The immediate focus for Congress: economy and jobsColumbia County News Times
Obama Hints at Keystone Pipeline Veto, Says It Won't Help Jobs or Gas PricesTheBlaze.com
Huelskamp votes for Kansas jobs: Backs Keystone PipelineSalina Post
Texas GOP Vote -Financial Post
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Brazil payrolls shrink by 30283 jobs in October, government says - Reuters

November 14, 2014 - 7:53am

Yahoo!7 News

Brazil payrolls shrink by 30283 jobs in October, government says
Reuters
BRASILIA Nov 14 (Reuters) - Brazil's economy lost 30,283 net payroll jobs in October, the worst result for the month in at least 15 years, labor ministry data showed on Friday. Latin America's largest economy was expected to have added 56,000 payroll ...
Brazil cuts jobs in October as recession pinchesYahoo!7 News

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Where are the jobs? KentuckianaWorks' new report has the answers - Louisville Business First

November 14, 2014 - 7:39am

Louisville Business First

Where are the jobs? KentuckianaWorks' new report has the answers
Louisville Business First
A GE Appliances worker works on a washing machine at Appliance Park in this file photo. Advanced manufacturing remains a strong jobs sector, but it is not producing as many jobs as a few years ago when Ford Motor Co. and GE Appliances were hiring in ...
KentuckianaWorks provides perspective on Greater Louisville jobsThe Lane Report
Louisville region sees big drop in joblessnessThe Courier-Journal

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Number of People Starting and Quitting Jobs Climbs to Highest in More Than Six ... - Wall Street Journal (blog)

November 14, 2014 - 6:49am

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Number of People Starting and Quitting Jobs Climbs to Highest in More Than Six ...
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The number of people being hired for jobs and the number of people voluntarily quitting their jobs each climbed to the highest level in more than six years, according to a Labor Department report this morning. Over 5 million people were hired in ...
Hiring Picks Up, and Jobs Data Hints at Coming Wage GainsNew York Times
Everybody's Quitting Their Jobs NowHuffington Post
More people are quitting their jobs and that's good news for the economy?fox6now.com
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Good news: more people are quitting their jobs - CNNMoney

November 14, 2014 - 4:53am

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Good news: more people are quitting their jobs
CNNMoney
People typically quit their jobs when they're more confident in finding a new job or already have a offer in hand. The new role usually comes with a higher wage and better prospects. Related: Why I quit Wall Street to open a restaurant. So an increase ...
Hiring Picks Up, and Jobs Data Hints at Coming Wage GainsNew York Times
Number of People Starting and Quitting Jobs Climbs to Highest in More Than Six ...Wall Street Journal (blog)
Americans are quitting their jobs more, and that's a good thingReuters
Huffington Post -The Fiscal Times -fox6now.com
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ABN Amro to Cut Jobs in Shift to Digital - New York Times

November 14, 2014 - 4:16am

Bloomberg

ABN Amro to Cut Jobs in Shift to Digital
New York Times
LONDON — ABN Amro, the state-owned Dutch lender, said on Friday that it planned to cut up to 1,000 jobs in its retail bank and invest significantly in its digital platform over the next four years, as customers increasingly conduct their financial ...
ABN Amro to Cut Up to 1000 JobsWall Street Journal
ABN Amro to Cut Up to 1000 Jobs in Consumer Bank by 2018Bloomberg
UPDATE 2-ABN Amro to cut up to 1000 jobs as customers shift onlineReuters
Economic Times -Financial Times
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HTI Employment Solutions to fill 300 jobs for Plastic Omnium - Chattanooga Times Free Press

November 13, 2014 - 11:08pm

WTVC

HTI Employment Solutions to fill 300 jobs for Plastic Omnium
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Citing Chattanooga's manufacturing base and growing automotive focus, a South Carolina employment firm is opening a Scenic City office to fill the 300 jobs that Volkswagen supplier Plastic Omnium plans to create in the city. HTI Employment Solutions ...
HTI Employment Solutions to Expand to Chattanooga, Fill 300 JobsWTVC
HTI Employment Solutions expands to Chattanooga, prepares to hire for Plastic ...Nooga.com
HTI Employment Solutions To Open Chattanooga OfficeThe Chattanoogan
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The Fed and Full Employment - New York Times

November 13, 2014 - 8:22pm

Wall Street Journal (blog)

The Fed and Full Employment
New York Times
In late 2012, when the unemployment rate was 7.8 percent, Ben Bernanke, then the Federal Reserve chairman, said that the Fed would not raise interest rates as long as unemployment was above 6.5 percent. At that time, he expected the jobless rate to ...
Janet Yellen Meets With Community Leaders on Fed Policy, JobsWall Street Journal (blog)

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'Middle-skill' jobs offer good pay, no diploma required - WFAA

November 13, 2014 - 5:50pm

'Middle-skill' jobs offer good pay, no diploma required
WFAA
Houston suffers from a shortage of "middle-skill" workers for well-paying jobs that don't require college degrees. Loading… Post to Facebook. 'Middle-skill' jobs offer good pay, no diploma required Houston suffers from a shortage of "middle-skill ...

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