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City Talk: Local jobs estimates suggest continued growth - Savannah Morning News

May 27, 2017 - 10:01pm

Savannah Morning News

City Talk: Local jobs estimates suggest continued growth
Savannah Morning News
The latest estimates from the Georgia Department of Labor suggest that Savannah's employment boom is continuing. According to the data, the Savannah metropolitan statistical area (Chatham, Effingham and Bryan counties) had 179,700 payroll jobs in April.

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Pennsylvania aims to smooth ex-convicts' path to employment - Tribune-Review

May 27, 2017 - 10:00pm

Pennsylvania aims to smooth ex-convicts' path to employment
Tribune-Review
Few Westmoreland County residents have taken advantage of a relatively new state law that allows some people convicted of nonviolent crimes to have their criminal records shielded from potential employers and landlords. Pennsylvania Act 5 took effect ...

Google for Jobs going live for some people - Android Police

May 27, 2017 - 6:32pm

Android Police

Google for Jobs going live for some people
Android Police
Back at Google I/O, a new initiative was announced called 'Google for Jobs.' As you might be able to guess from the name, it is designed to make finding job openings easier and more effective - for both applicants and employers. The feature appears to ...

Cotterell: Want the governor's attention? Talk about jobs - Tallahassee.com

May 27, 2017 - 3:42pm

Cotterell: Want the governor's attention? Talk about jobs
Tallahassee.com
... Democrat correspondent 4:39 p.m. ET May 27, 2017. BillCotterellSIG Buy Photo. Bill Cotterell (Photo: Democrat files)Buy Photo. 1 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Clearly, the best way to get Gov. Rick Scott's undivided attention,

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Three top jobs in special ed vacant in Baltimore city schools - Baltimore Sun

May 27, 2017 - 10:48am

Baltimore Sun

Three top jobs in special ed vacant in Baltimore city schools
Baltimore Sun
Disability rights advocates are concerned that three top jobs in special education at Baltimore City schools have been vacant for months. The unfilled positions include executive director of special education, director of due process and parent ...

The future of oil jobs in the Middle East - Al Jazeera America

May 27, 2017 - 7:32am

Al Jazeera America

The future of oil jobs in the Middle East
Al Jazeera America
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 11 other oil-producing nations have extended oil production cuts until March 2018 in an attempt to drain the global oversupply of oil and prop up the price of crude.

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Consumer confidence, jobs to highlight packed stock-market week - MarketWatch

May 27, 2017 - 7:29am

MarketWatch

Consumer confidence, jobs to highlight packed stock-market week
MarketWatch
Investors will surface from their long weekend to greet a data packed week as stocks push against record levels in a time of fundamental strength but political uncertainty. Stocks on Friday finished relatively flat, but higher for the week, with the ...

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Help Wanted: Teen summer jobs market could be best in a decade - The Oakland Press

May 27, 2017 - 6:29am

The Oakland Press

Help Wanted: Teen summer jobs market could be best in a decade
The Oakland Press
Lifeguard at Oakland County's Waterford Oaks waterpark is among the jobs available during the summer months. Michigan forecasts the lowest unemployment rate for teens this summer in a dozen years. (Oakland Press file photo). Wanted: Summer ...

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Full Employment: Are We There Yet? - The Atlantic

May 27, 2017 - 6:00am

The Atlantic

Full Employment: Are We There Yet?
The Atlantic
Like ?The Atlantic? Subscribe to ?The Atlantic Daily?, our free weekday email newsletter. The Bureau of Labor Statistics' April jobs report showed that for just about a year straight, unemployment has remained under 5 percent. That's laudable ...

Wisconsin gained about 12000 jobs in 2016, least of any year in Scott Walker's tenure - The Courier Life News

May 26, 2017 - 8:40pm

The Courier Life News

Wisconsin gained about 12000 jobs in 2016, least of any year in Scott Walker's tenure
The Courier Life News
Wisconsin added fewer than 12,000 private-sector jobs in 2016, badly lagging job gains in past years under Gov. Scott Walker's tenure, new Bureau of Labor Statistics data show. Private-sector wages also declined in the state last year by about $188 ...
Wisconsin added 15462 jobs in all of 2016WBAY

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Wisconsin added 15462 jobs in all of 2016 - WBAY

May 26, 2017 - 6:13pm

WBAY

Wisconsin added 15462 jobs in all of 2016
WBAY
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A new report shows Wisconsin added the fewest jobs in 2016 of Gov. Scott Walker's six years in office. The data released Friday from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the state added 15,462 jobs in from the period from ...
Wisconsin gained about 12000 jobs in 2016, least of any year in Scott Walker's tenureThe Courier Life News

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Missouri OKs Over $6M of Business Incentives for 680 Jobs - U.S. News & World Report

May 26, 2017 - 4:40pm

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Missouri OKs Over $6M of Business Incentives for 680 Jobs
U.S. News & World Report
Missouri economic development officials this week have authorized more than $6.2 million of incentives to several businesses that could create more 680 jobs. | May 26, 2017, at 5:29 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Missouri OKs ...
Editorial: Electric-rate boost for Bootheel jobs is a tax increase in disguiseSTLtoday.com
Bootheel 'jobs bill' heads to govDaily Journal Online
Missouri governor undecided on employment discrimination billMissourinet.com

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Exclusive — Rand Paul: Paris Climate Deal Would Kill 6 Million American Jobs - Breitbart News

May 26, 2017 - 4:20pm

Breitbart News

Exclusive — Rand Paul: Paris Climate Deal Would Kill 6 Million American Jobs
Breitbart News
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), a leading ally of President Donald Trump's in the U.S. Senate, told Breitbart News exclusively in an interview in his office this week that at least six million U.S. jobs are at risk if President Trump does not pull out of the ...

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Did Donald Trump's trip create or save 'millions' of jobs? - PolitiFact

May 26, 2017 - 3:33pm

PolitiFact

Did Donald Trump's trip create or save 'millions' of jobs?
PolitiFact
How valuable were the business deals struck by Donald Trump when he was in Saudi Arabia? Unclear. U.S. President Donald Trump talks with Saudi King Salman after a welcome ceremony at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, May 20, ...

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Trump Says His Trip to Europe Has Already Saved 'Millions of Jobs' - New York Magazine

May 26, 2017 - 1:12pm

New York Magazine

Trump Says His Trip to Europe Has Already Saved 'Millions of Jobs'
New York Magazine
“Fine. Germany will give America 5 million jobs, but this is my final offer.” Photo: Guido Bergmann/Bundesregierung via Getty Images. On his first foreign trip as president, Donald Trump touched a glowing orb with the leader of an Islamist autocracy ...

Bounceback or not? Jobs, inflation and consumer data could have big message for economy - CNBC

May 26, 2017 - 12:02pm

CNBC

Bounceback or not? Jobs, inflation and consumer data could have big message for economy
CNBC
The four-day Memorial Day week is loaded with important data from jobs to car sales. Negative data surprises have raised doubts about whether the Fed will get in more than one rate rise for the remainder of the year, after it hikes in June. The biggest ...

Zuckerberg Warns Harvard Grads About the Technology Taking Jobs - AdAge.com (blog)

May 26, 2017 - 12:01pm

AdAge.com (blog)

Zuckerberg Warns Harvard Grads About the Technology Taking Jobs
AdAge.com (blog)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, seen here during the F8 Developers Conference in April, had some stark words for Harvard graduates. Credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg. Most Popular. Golden Age of TV Shows Signs of Cracks as Some Channels Give ...

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NFIB checklist for youth summer employment - Northern Nevada Business Weekly

May 26, 2017 - 11:56am

Northern Nevada Business Weekly

NFIB checklist for youth summer employment
Northern Nevada Business Weekly
There are some rules employers looking to hire students for summer help need to keep in mind. CARSON CITY — The representative association for the people most likely to offer summer jobs to the young issued a short checklist, today, to parents and ...

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Americans who need jobs aren't going where the jobs are - Yahoo Finance

May 26, 2017 - 11:26am

Yahoo Finance

Americans who need jobs aren't going where the jobs are
Yahoo Finance
Business is so good for SEI Manufacturing in Cromwell, Ind., that there's only one thing preventing explosive growth: a shortage of workers. “I could double my revenue if I could get the workers,” says Nathan Scherer, the 37-year-old owner of the ...

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President Trump's claim that he's already saved 'millions of jobs' on his foreign trip - Washington Post

May 26, 2017 - 11:02am

Washington Post

President Trump's claim that he's already saved 'millions of jobs' on his foreign trip
Washington Post
“Just arrived in Italy for the G7. Trip has been very successful. We made and saved the USA many billions of dollars and millions of jobs.” — President Trump, in a tweet, May 26. All presidents like to claim their foreign travels are a success. But ...
Trump's latest jobs boast falls apart almost immediatelyMSNBC
Trump: Overseas Trip Has Saved "Millions of Jobs"Mother Jones
President Trump Says His Trip Saved 'Millions of Jobs.' That's Not TrueFortune
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