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More Inequality, More Female Employment? - National Review Online (blog)

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National Review Online (blog)

More Inequality, More Female Employment?
National Review Online (blog)
Why are women entering the workforce? If we listen to the arguments of Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former labor secretary Robert Reich, we get one big reason: inequality. The earnings of the average American male have ...

Local employment takes another dip - Hutchinson News

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Local employment takes another dip
Hutchinson News
Unemployment rates for Hutchinson and Reno County crept back up in November, as more people returned to the job market than new jobs available. The state, on the other hand, lost jobs from a month ago, despite seasonal hiring. According to figures from ...
Kansas monthly jobs report gives mixed signalsTopeka Capital Journal

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Louisiana adds 21800 jobs over past 12 months - The Advocate

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Louisiana adds 21800 jobs over past 12 months
The Advocate
Louisiana added 21,800 nonfarm jobs over the past 12 months, while the state's unemployment rate edged up for the seventh straight month in November to 6.5 percent as even more people sought work. “The sustained growth in Louisiana's labor force is ...

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Fact-checking Obama's press conference jobs claims - Washington Post (blog)

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Fact-checking Obama's press conference jobs claims
Washington Post (blog)
In his end-of-the-year press conference, President Obama started out by doing a sort of good-news-from-2014 recap. He highlighted successes on the policy and economic front, and catastrophes avoided internationally -- and domestically, on Ebola. He ...

Louisiana construction employment decreased 2.1 percent in November ... - NOLA.com

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NOLA.com

Louisiana construction employment decreased 2.1 percent in November ...
NOLA.com
G. Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys are hoping to open new offices fronting I-10 off Corporate Boulevard by mid-April 2015. (Renita D. Young, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune). Print · Renita D. Young, NOLA.com | The Times Picayune By Renita D. Young, ...
Construction Employment Increases In 38 States Over Past YearIndustrial Distribution
Construction Employment Increased In 38 States In Nov.Steel Market Update (blog)
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASED IN 38 STATES AND DC ...RealEstateRama (press release)
Las Vegas Blog (blog)
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National employment surge seeps into DC, Maryland and Virginia; jobless rates ... - Washington Post

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National employment surge seeps into DC, Maryland and Virginia; jobless rates ...
Washington Post
Mirroring a surge in employment growth nationally, the District, Maryland and Virginia each added several thousand jobs in November, and each watched its unemployment rate dip, according to the latest government data. The data represented an upbeat ...

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Where Did the Jobs Go? - Power Line (blog)

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Where Did the Jobs Go?
Power Line (blog)
Somewhat remarkably, given that it has presided over the worst recovery–by far–of the post-war era, the Obama administration tries to slice and dice employment numbers to portray itself as a champion of job creation. There are, indeed, a few more jobs ...

Pensacola area adds 3500 jobs in November - Pensacola News Journal

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Pensacola area adds 3500 jobs in November
Pensacola News Journal
Governor Rick Scott announced the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area's (MSA) again experienced positive annual job growth over the year in November 2014 with 3,500 new jobs. The metro area's unemployment rate declined by 0.8 ...

Report: All Net Jobs Growth Since 2007 Has Gone to Immigrants - National Review Online (blog)

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Report: All Net Jobs Growth Since 2007 Has Gone to Immigrants
National Review Online (blog)
All of the net gains in in jobs since 2007 have gone to immigrants — both legal and illegal — according to a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies, meaning that fewer native-born Americans are working today than were at the end of 2007.
CIS: Native-born employment still below 2007 levelsNumbersUSA
All Net Employment Gain Since 2007 Went to ImmigrantsPatriot Post
Despite Job Growth, Native Employment Still Below 2007PR Newswire (press release)

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Retail jobs dominate November employment growth - Sacramento Business Journal

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Sacramento Business Journal

Retail jobs dominate November employment growth
Sacramento Business Journal
Job creation in the construction industry is up more than 10 percent from a year ago. Allen Young: Staff Writer- Sacramento Business Journal: Email | Twitter | LinkedIn. Retail dominated job growth in the Sacramento area in November, with 5,500 jobs ...
Capital region added 5500 jobs in November, though unemployment ticked upSacramento Bee

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Texas adds 34800 jobs in November, but the energy industry loses jobs for ... - Dallas Morning News (blog)

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Dallas Morning News (blog)

Texas adds 34800 jobs in November, but the energy industry loses jobs for ...
Dallas Morning News (blog)
A drilling rig near Kennedy, Texas. The oil and gas energy drives much of the state's economic growth. (AP Photo/ Eric Gay/File). Texas continued to add jobs at a steady pace in November, but the energy industry posted its first monthly decline in a ...
Texas Adds 34800 Jobs In November, Setting New Annual Job Growth RecordHouston Public Media

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Indiana gains record number of jobs, but remains near bottom of Midwest - nwitimes.com

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Indiana gains record number of jobs, but remains near bottom of Midwest
nwitimes.com
WorkOne held a job fair at the LaPorte Armory in October. Indiana's unemployment rate has been stuck at 5.7 percent since September. 2014-12-19T12:00:00Z 2014-12-19T18:49:12Z Indiana gains record number of jobs, but remains near bottom of ...
Indiana adds 15800 private sector jobs as unemployment holds steadyThe Herald-Times (subscription)

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Employment up in 41 states in November - USA TODAY

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USA TODAY

Employment up in 41 states in November
USA TODAY
Unemployment rates fell in 41 states in November, reflecting a national labor market that had a breakout month. Joblessness increased in three states and was unchanged in six, the Labor Department said Friday. Twenty-two states posted jobless-rate ...
Colorado unemployment drops to 4.1%, 2500 jobs lost in NovemberThe Denver Post
California adds 90100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%Los Angeles Times
Hawaii second in the nation for employment growthHonolulu Star-Advertiser
FlaglerLive.com -Denver Business Journal -13newsnow.com
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California adds 90100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2% - Los Angeles Times

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California adds 90100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%
Los Angeles Times
California employers added more than 90,000 jobs in November, one of state's largest monthly employment gains in more than a decade, according to federal data. lRelated Southland adding jobs at rapid pace but many have low pay, reports say · Business ...
OC Adds 9000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Steady at 5%Orange County Business Journal
Minnesota adds 6600 jobs in NovemberMinneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
6600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%DL-Online
Hometown Focus -Fox Business
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Colorado loses 2500 jobs in November, unemployment 4.1 percent - The Denver Post

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USA TODAY

Colorado loses 2500 jobs in November, unemployment 4.1 percent
The Denver Post
Unemployment in Colorado dropped to 4.1 percent in November but the state lost 2,500 nonfarm payroll jobs during the month, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said Friday. A year ago, the unemployment rate was 6.3 percent.
California adds 90100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%Los Angeles Times
Employment up in 41 states in NovemberUSA TODAY
Colorado unemployment drops to 4.1% despite loss of payroll jobsDenver Business Journal
AL.com -CapitalGazette.com -Bloomberg
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Kansas monthly jobs report gives mixed signals - Topeka Capital Journal

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Kansas monthly jobs report gives mixed signals
Topeka Capital Journal
Kansas gained jobs year-over-year but lost some of them between October and November. The state showed a gain of 7,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs compared with November 2013, but lost 4,100 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs compared with ...

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Orlando tech jobs highlighted in state job growth report - Orlando Sentinel

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Orlando Sentinel

Orlando tech jobs highlighted in state job growth report
Orlando Sentinel
Friday's release of state employment numbers showed that the Orlando area has added more jobs in the past 12 months – 46,000 – than other Florida metros. lRelated Business payment technology fuels rapid growth at Viewpost · Paul Brinkmann on ...
Gov. Scott claims victory with jobs pledge; Fla. employment continues upward ...Naples Daily News
Scott declares victory on jobs, but critics cry foulMiamiHerald.com
PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but that's not ...Tampabay.com
Pensacola News Journal -CBS Local -Palm Beach Post (blog)
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Business Analysts Are Most Likely To Move On To These 3 Jobs - Business Insider

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Business Insider

Business Analysts Are Most Likely To Move On To These 3 Jobs
Business Insider
Everyone has their own unique career path. Some people, like General Motors CEO Mary Barra, spend their entire adult lives working their way up the ladder at one company. Others, like retail, aviation, and telecom mogul Richard Branson, have frequently ...

Maryland gains 3800 jobs in November - Baltimore Sun

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Baltimore Sun

Maryland gains 3800 jobs in November
Baltimore Sun
The state's unemployment fell below the national rate for the first time since this summer. The state's unemployment fell below the national rate for the first time since this summer. (Algerina Perna / Baltimore Sun). By Natalie Sherman The Baltimore ...

New Kansas jobs figures stun Sam Brownback, and not in a good way - Kansas City Star (blog)

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New Kansas jobs figures stun Sam Brownback, and not in a good way
Kansas City Star (blog)
The new Kansas jobs numbers were released Friday morning, bringing horrible news to state taxpayers and Gov. Sam Brownback. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the total number of nonfarm jobs in Kansas fell by 4,100 in November.

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