Employment News

California gains 3700 jobs in December, pushing unemployment down to 5.2% - Los Angeles Times

6 hours 4 min ago

Los Angeles Times

California gains 3700 jobs in December, pushing unemployment down to 5.2%
Los Angeles Times
California employers capped off a solid year of job growth in 2016 by adding a net 3,700 jobs during the month of December, the Employment Development Department reported Friday. The unemployment rate was 5.2%, down from 5.3% in November.
Jobs may be down, but unemployment holds steadyAlaska Dispatch News
California, Sacramento employment figures contain inklings of an economic slowdownSacramento Bee
Florida unemployment flat at 4.9 percent amid a small drop in jobsTampabay.com
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog) -Wahpeton Daily News -The Register-Guard
all 184 news articles »

Ohio adds 10K-plus jobs; nears full employment - Dayton Daily News

6 hours 5 min ago

Ohio adds 10K-plus jobs; nears full employment
Dayton Daily News
Ohio's labor market ended last year on a high note as employers statewide added 10,300 jobs in December — the second month in a row of strong job gains after three straight months of job losses, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported ...

and more »

How Trump's Protectionism Would Destroy Auto Industry Jobs, Not Create Them - Forbes

6 hours 43 min ago

Forbes

How Trump's Protectionism Would Destroy Auto Industry Jobs, Not Create Them
Forbes
Workers in the auto parts production line of the Bosch factory in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, on January 11, 2017.US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose a 35 percent import tariff on companies that ship jobs to Mexico. / AFP / PEDRO PARDO ...

and more »

The Top 10 Jobs Among New Immigrants (And What They Show Us) - Forbes

6 hours 43 min ago

Forbes

The Top 10 Jobs Among New Immigrants (And What They Show Us)
Forbes
Newer immigrants gravitate to science and tech jobs to a greater extent than those that came before, due to their education level and point of origin. (image credit: Shutterstock). If you look at the jobs occupied by immigrants to the U.S. as a whole ...

and more »

Microsoft to cut 700 jobs as part of previously announced layoffs - CNBC

6 hours 54 min ago

CNBC

Microsoft to cut 700 jobs as part of previously announced layoffs
CNBC
Microsoft will announce about 700 job cuts around its earnings call next week, as part of its previously announced plan to cut 2,850 jobs by June 2017. The cuts, first reported by Business Insider, will not be concentrated in any particular area, but ...
Microsoft reportedly gearing up to cut 700 jobsThe Seattle Times
Microsoft to cut about 700 jobs next week, following through on previously announced layoffsGeekWire

all 9 news articles »

Fact check: Did jobs decline under Obama? - Los Angeles Times

7 hours 22 min ago

Los Angeles Times

Fact check: Did jobs decline under Obama?
Los Angeles Times
"Politicians prospered – but the jobs left, and the factories closed," President Trump said Friday during his inaugural address about U.S. job growth under former President Obama. While manufacturing jobs have declined over the past several decades ...

Amazon will help train veterans for tech jobs - Engadget

8 hours 2 min ago

Engadget

Amazon will help train veterans for tech jobs
Engadget
Last week, Amazon said it would bring 100,000 full-time jobs to the US by 2018. This week, the online retailer announced a registered apprenticeship program with the US Department of Labor that will offer training to veterans. The initiative follows ...
Amazon is going to train thousands of veterans for jobs in the tech ...Digital Trends

all 8 news articles »

California and local regions see employment gains, declining jobless rates in December - Long Beach Press Telegram

8 hours 33 min ago

Long Beach Press Telegram

California and local regions see employment gains, declining jobless rates in December
Long Beach Press Telegram
California employers added just 3,700 jobs in December, according to the state Employment Development Departmen. That was less than a third of the 13,600 jobs that were added the previous month. FILE (Photo by Neil Nisperos, staff). By Kevin Smith, San ...
Inland Empire Gains 41000 Jobs in 2016UCR Today (press release)

all 3 news articles »

Was Obama a good jobs president? - AZCentral.com

8 hours 45 min ago

AZCentral.com

Was Obama a good jobs president?
AZCentral.com
Of the myriad ways to judge a U.S. presidency, one measure emerges as the bottom line for many Americans: jobs. Much like a baseball player's runs batted in or a company's earnings, the number of jobs created during a president's tenure is the vital ...

and more »

Trump vows 25 million jobs, most of any president - CNNMoney

8 hours 45 min ago

CNNMoney

Trump vows 25 million jobs, most of any president
CNNMoney
President Donald Trump laid out a clear vision for the United States in his inaugural address: "Buy American and hire American." He calls it the "America First" doctrine. It's not just a slogan. The new president promises his plans will create 25 ...
Trump inauguration speech: what he said about jobs, prosperityAtlanta Journal Constitution

all 5,501 news articles »

Back to Rockin' the Bakken: Jobs Returning to America's Oil Patch - Fox Business

8 hours 50 min ago

Fox Business

Back to Rockin' the Bakken: Jobs Returning to America's Oil Patch
Fox Business
With oil prices on the mend, and an incoming president who is no enemy to drilling, energy companies in the U.S. are hiring again. Continue Reading Below. In Williston, the North Dakota town that sits at the epicenter of the American shale boom, hiring ...

and more »

Unemployment up, jobs down - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

10 hours 1 min ago

Money Magazine

Unemployment up, jobs down
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate in December inched up +0.1 percentage points to 5.7 percent and nonfarm payrolls decreased by -16,700 jobs over the month, based on preliminary data ...
A flatter jobs cycle?The Register-Guard
Here's What Really Happened to Jobs During the Obama YearsMoney Magazine
Connecticut, Where Jobs Go to Die?Patch.com

all 126 news articles »

Nearly All the Big New Job Announcements Have Nothing to Do With Trump - Money Magazine

11 hours 43 min ago

Money Magazine

Nearly All the Big New Job Announcements Have Nothing to Do With Trump
Money Magazine
Browse the headlines lately, and it appears as if there's a renaissance of job creation in America. Ford and General Motors recently announced they will add or keep 700 and 7,000 U.S. jobs, respectively, thanks to new investments within our borders ...
Amazon and Walmart are hiring, but how good are these jobs?CBS News

all 13 news articles »

Robots May Steal Our Jobs, but Not as Quickly as We Thought - Singularity Hub

11 hours 51 min ago

Singularity Hub

Robots May Steal Our Jobs, but Not as Quickly as We Thought
Singularity Hub
Fear of job loss to automation is growing, with each announcement of exciting technological progress generating a backlash from those who could end up unemployed because of it. Amazon Go is eliminating the need for cashiers. Self-driving vehicles won't ...

Florida unemployment flat at 4.9 percent amid a small drop in jobs - Tampabay.com

12 hours 17 min ago

Tampabay.com

Florida unemployment flat at 4.9 percent amid a small drop in jobs
Tampabay.com
Florida's unemployment rate held steady at 4.9 percent in December, slightly higher than the U.S. rate but lower than the state's level a year earlier. Related News/Archive. Florida's unemployment rate climbs to 4.9 percent. 1 Month Ago. Florida ...

and more »

Kansas lost 9300 jobs in 2016, Labor Department says - Lawrence Journal World

12 hours 18 min ago

Topeka Capital Journal

Kansas lost 9300 jobs in 2016, Labor Department says
Lawrence Journal World
Topeka — December was another month of job losses for the state of Kansas, particularly in the private sector, the Kansas Department of Labor reported Friday. At the same time, the size of the civilian labor force grew slightly in December, and the ...
Kansas down 9400 private sector jobs in 2016Topeka Capital Journal

all 3 news articles »

Texas jobs rose in December - mySanAntonio.com

12 hours 49 min ago

mySanAntonio.com

Texas jobs rose in December
mySanAntonio.com
Texas employment rose in December, according to the Texas Workforce Commission on Friday morning, but the number of San Antonio employed workers fell, hiking the jobless rate. Texas' total employment rose by 800 workers last month, keeping the ...

and more »

Plastic Surgeon's Share Of LLC Income Not Subject To Self-Employment Tax - Forbes

12 hours 53 min ago

Forbes

Plastic Surgeon's Share Of LLC Income Not Subject To Self-Employment Tax
Forbes
In Hardy v. Commissioner, the Tax Court considered the self-employment tax consequences of a plastic surgeon's share of income earned through his investment in an LLC that owned and operated a surgery center. Whether a professional's share of a pass ...

Ohio unemployment rate 4.9%; state gained 10300 jobs - cleveland.com

14 hours 17 min ago

cleveland.com

Ohio unemployment rate 4.9%; state gained 10300 jobs
cleveland.com
Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in December, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported Friday. (Associated Press photo). Print Email · Olivera Perkins, The Plain Dealer By Olivera Perkins, The Plain Dealer The Plain Dealer

and more »

Exclusive: HSBC cutting around 100 senior banking jobs globally - sources - Reuters

14 hours 37 min ago

Reuters

Exclusive: HSBC cutting around 100 senior banking jobs globally - sources
Reuters
LONDON HSBC has begun cutting around 100 senior jobs in its investment banking division worldwide this week, according to sources with direct knowledge of the matter. The cuts affect bankers at managing director and director level in the lender's ...
HSBC to cut 100 senior investment-banking jobsMarketWatch

all 6 news articles »