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NC commerce secretary expects Japan trip to bring jobs - Charlotte Observer

September 22, 2014 - 9:42pm

NC commerce secretary expects Japan trip to bring jobs
Charlotte Observer
North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker holds a press conference Monday at Charlotte Chamber headquarters in uptown Charlotte to answer questions about her recent trip to Japan. Buy Photo | Store ...

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Charlottesville employment surpasses pre-recession levels - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

September 22, 2014 - 9:33pm

Charlottesville employment surpasses pre-recession levels
University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
“There are still some concerns, such as the decline of the number of people who are participating the labor market,” Mukoyama said. “But overall, the US labor market looks a lot better than five years ago.” After three years of growth, job levels in ...

China September factory activity edges up but employment shrinks - Reuters

September 22, 2014 - 9:00pm

Reuters

China September factory activity edges up but employment shrinks
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up some momentum in September even as factory employment slumped to a 5-1/2-year low, a potential source of worry for Communist leaders who prize social stability above all else.

Groundbreaking for Big River Steel Mill in Osceola, hundreds of new jobs coming - wreg.com

September 22, 2014 - 7:29pm

Groundbreaking for Big River Steel Mill in Osceola, hundreds of new jobs coming
wreg.com
Big River Steel announced in early 2013 it had chosen 1,400 acres off Highway 198 for its state-of-the-art mill and recycling facility. The company will produce steel for the automotive, oil and gas, and electrical energy industries and will hire more ...

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Steve Jobs Didn't Let His Kids Use iPhones or iPads: Why Not? - The Epoch Times

September 22, 2014 - 6:00pm

Steve Jobs Didn't Let His Kids Use iPhones or iPads: Why Not?
The Epoch Times
Steve Jobs, the Apple visionary, didn't let his children use iPhones or iPads when he was alive. Jobs, who helped create many of Apple's most famous products, was the father of two teenage girls and a son before he passed away in 2011. New York Times ...

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SITEL to add 125 jobs in Oak Ridge - WBIR-TV

September 22, 2014 - 5:25pm

SITEL to add 125 jobs in Oak Ridge
WBIR-TV
A company responsible for outsourcing customer care is bringing more than a hundred jobs to East Tennessee. Loading… Post to Facebook. SITEL to add 125 jobs in Oak Ridge A company responsible for outsourcing customer care is bringing more than a ...
Customer service firm adding 125 jobs at Oak Ridge facilityWATE-TV

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SITEL to add 125 jobs in Oak Ridge - WBIR-TV

September 22, 2014 - 5:25pm

SITEL to add 125 jobs in Oak Ridge
WBIR-TV
A company responsible for outsourcing customer care is bringing more than a hundred jobs to East Tennessee. Loading… Post to Facebook. SITEL to add 125 jobs in Oak Ridge A company responsible for outsourcing customer care is bringing more than a ...
Customer service firm adding 125 jobs at Oak Ridge facilityWATE-TV

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People with disabilities face many employment barriers - WJHL

September 22, 2014 - 5:24pm

People with disabilities face many employment barriers
WJHL
The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in September by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee. The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in September by local authorities in ...

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Mayor Tom Barrett to expand city role in transitional jobs program - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

September 22, 2014 - 5:14pm

Mayor Tom Barrett to expand city role in transitional jobs program
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, speaking here at a career summit at the Kosciuszko Community Center in July, on Monday said he plans to expand city government's role in the Milwaukee Transitional Job program from positions up to 130. By Georgia Pabst of ...

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Lt. Gov. Calley says he'll push for better employment for disabled people - Michigan Radio

September 22, 2014 - 4:09pm

Lt. Gov. Calley says he'll push for better employment for disabled people
Michigan Radio
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley says the state needs to do more to help people with disabilities get good jobs. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley joined advocates at the state Capitol on Monday to unveil a report that shows many Michiganders with disabilities lack decent ...
Lt. Governor Calley Says He'll Push For Better Employment For Disabled PeopleWKAR

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Texas contractors added nearly 30000 jobs in August, AGC reports - San Antonio Business Journal

September 22, 2014 - 3:37pm

Texas contractors added nearly 30000 jobs in August, AGC reports
San Antonio Business Journal
The industry added nearly 30,000 jobs in August. Still, Texas' construction sector faces challenges when it comes to finding qualified workers. Tricia Lynn Silva: Reporter/Project Coordinator- San Antonio Business Journal: Email | Twitter | Google+.
Alabama adds construction jobs in AugustBirmingham Business Journal

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Rush demands jobs, contracts on CTA's 95th Street station project - Chicago Sun-Times

September 22, 2014 - 2:42pm

Chicago Sun-Times

Rush demands jobs, contracts on CTA's 95th Street station project
Chicago Sun-Times
U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois, demanded Monday that African-Americans get a “35 to 40 percent” share of the 700 jobs and $240 million in contracts tied to construction of the CTA's showcase 95th Street station. Two years ago, Rush threatened to stop ...

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The GOP's Jobs Bill Will Create Few Jobs, But Plenty of Debt - The New Republic

September 22, 2014 - 2:31pm

The GOP's Jobs Bill Will Create Few Jobs, But Plenty of Debt
The New Republic
Republicans have held a few positions adamantly during the law few years. Obamacare is a disaster. The government shouldn't act to stop climate change. Maybe most notably, they have continually warned of impending doom due to the budget deficit—and, ...

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A “misleading” jobs report from NSF? - Science Careers Blog (blog)

September 22, 2014 - 2:11pm

A “misleading” jobs report from NSF?
Science Careers Blog (blog)
“The NSF is in the research business, so by holding Ph.D. wages down, they 'get more bang for the buck.' ” —Norman Matloff. “Unemployment among Doctoral Scientists and Engineers Remained Below the National Average in 2013,” proclaims the headline ...

Area manufacturing and professional jobs post big drops, BLS reports - Albuquerque Business First

September 22, 2014 - 12:42pm

Area manufacturing and professional jobs post big drops, BLS reports
Albuquerque Business First
The Albuquerque metropolitan area lost 600 jobs in the 12 months that ended August 31, for a negative 0.2 percent growth rate, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Monday. The biggest loser in Albuquerque was the professional and business ...

JOBS: Time Warner Cable looks to fill 50+ sales positions - fox6now.com

September 22, 2014 - 12:26pm

fox6now.com

JOBS: Time Warner Cable looks to fill 50+ sales positions
fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Time Warner Cable (TWC) is looking to fill more than 50 retention sales specialist jobs at its Milwaukee operations. Retention sales specialists will handle calls from people who are thinking about switching service providers ...

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Boehner says unemployed 'don't really want' jobs. How bad a gaffe for GOP? - Christian Science Monitor

September 22, 2014 - 12:23pm

Christian Science Monitor

Boehner says unemployed 'don't really want' jobs. How bad a gaffe for GOP?
Christian Science Monitor
After giving a speech about his plan to revive the economy Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner said the unemployed would rather 'sit around' – reviving the image of Republicans as a party of the rich.

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Alabama adds construction jobs in August - Birmingham Business Journal

September 22, 2014 - 11:44am

Alabama adds construction jobs in August
Birmingham Business Journal
The state actually added jobs for three consecutive months and has tacked on over 2,000 jobs from August 2013, according to data released recently by the Associated General Contractors of America. Bryan Davis: Reporter- Birmingham Business Journal ...

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Ohio gains only 200 jobs in August - Norwalk Reflector

September 22, 2014 - 10:55am

Ohio gains only 200 jobs in August
Norwalk Reflector
State still needs to add 125,300 jobs to recapture the jobs lost in the Great Recession. MCT Regional News. Sep 22, 2014. The August jobless rate in Ohio was unchanged from July at 5.7 percent, but the state's labor force continued to shrink and job ...

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August Jobs Report: State Posts Slight Uptick in Unemployment - PoliticsPA

September 22, 2014 - 10:12am

PoliticsPA

August Jobs Report: State Posts Slight Uptick in Unemployment
PoliticsPA
This weekend, the state's monthly jobs report was released. Once again, it slowed some slow movements towards long-term trends. Good News. As has become custom, private industry shouldered the burden of providing jobs to Pennsylvanians, with total ...