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Guest commentary: A jobs plan to help fix state of Illinois - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Employment News - July 16, 2017 - 7:04am

Guest commentary: A jobs plan to help fix state of Illinois
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Many people believe our fiscal crisis will be solved now that a budget has been approved. But passing a budget this year doesn't solve the underlying problem, it only pushes the crisis off to next year and so on. The budget crisis is a consequence of ...

Plain Talk: Middle-class jobs may be gone for good - Madison.com

Employment News - July 16, 2017 - 6:46am

Madison.com

Plain Talk: Middle-class jobs may be gone for good
Madison.com
Workers assemble electronic devises on a production line at a Foxconn facility in Shenzhen, China, in 2010. ASSOCIATED PRESS ARCHIVES. prev. next. Last Sunday's Wisconsin State Journal featured a report about Wisconsin's unemployment figures and ...

Why do we hate our jobs? - The Week Magazine

Employment News - July 16, 2017 - 5:06am

The Week Magazine

Why do we hate our jobs?
The Week Magazine
While the world's workplace is going through extraordinary change, the practice of management has been frozen in time for more than 30 years. According to Gallup's World Poll, many people in the world hate their job and especially their boss. My own ...

Buying local - nwitimes.com

Employment News - July 16, 2017 - 5:00am

nwitimes.com

Buying local
nwitimes.com
Strack & Van Til President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Strack holds a newspapeper ad from 1960 featuring his grandfather Ernest Strack with Nick Van Til. Strack, the founding families of the grocery chain and other investors banded together for a ...

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Hilex Poly uses apprenticeships to fill maintenance jobs - Twin Falls Times-News

Employment News - July 16, 2017 - 2:20am

Twin Falls Times-News

Hilex Poly uses apprenticeships to fill maintenance jobs
Twin Falls Times-News
Hernan Parra, left, and Joel Holt work with a large roll of plastic film as it moves through the Hilex Poly factory in October 2010. TIMES-NEWS FILE PHOTO. prev. next. When filling higher-skilled positions became more challenging, Hilex Poly put more ...

Come friendly robots and take our dullest jobs - The Guardian

Employment News - July 16, 2017 - 1:00am

The Guardian

Come friendly robots and take our dullest jobs
The Guardian
As the legal chatbot DoNoPay shows, automation may only affect the repetitive parts of white-collar work. The middle classes can breathe again. Robots are coming for white-collar jobs: but the seriousness of the threat may have been overstated ...

Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today - Tulsa World

Employment News - July 16, 2017 - 12:20am

Tulsa World

Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
Tulsa World
Amazon is building a sorting center in Oklahoma City, the internet retailer confirmed. Work on the $3 million, 300,000-square-foot project on the northeast corner of Southwest 15th Street and Council Road is underway. AP file. prev. next. More and more ...

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Now that oil and gas jobs are in demand again, will workers return? - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 11:01pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Now that oil and gas jobs are in demand again, will workers return?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Zach Scott was a year old and his brother was still in the womb when their dad got laid off from Halliburton in 1986, the year after oil prices tanked and ushered in the largest industry downturn until, some argue, the current one. Within two years, 20 ...

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'No new jobs right now' in Pascagoula city government, city manager says - The Sun Herald

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 10:01pm

The Sun Herald

'No new jobs right now' in Pascagoula city government, city manager says
The Sun Herald
Pascagoula residents calling the Sun Herald have been pretty specific about what they believe will be the next new hires in Pascagoula city government. But newly hired City Manager Mike Mangum said don't look for the city to add positions right away ...

GOP spending panel invites illegals to get government jobs - WND.com

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 9:46pm

WND.com

GOP spending panel invites illegals to get government jobs
WND.com
(Breitbart) The GOP-majority House Committee on Appropriations approved a spending bill early Friday morning which allows young illegal immigrants to win jobs in President Donald Trump's agencies or in government-owned workplaces. The legislation ...

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Firefighters find respite through second jobs - Midland Reporter-Telegram

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 9:43pm

Midland Reporter-Telegram

Firefighters find respite through second jobs
Midland Reporter-Telegram
A.J. Moore owns a pest control company in addition to being a Midland firefighter and paramedic. Photographed Saturday, July 8, 2017, at MFD Station 10. James Durbin/Reporter-Telegram. A.J. Moore owns a pest control company in addition to being a ...

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Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today - Tulsa World

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 7:38pm

Tulsa World

Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
Tulsa World
Amazon is building a sorting center in Oklahoma City, the internet retailer confirmed. Work on the $3 million, 300,000-square-foot project on the northeast corner of Southwest 15th Street and Council Road is underway. AP file. prev. next. More and more ...

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More teachers taking on summer jobs to get by - Houston Chronicle

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 7:34pm

Houston Chronicle

More teachers taking on summer jobs to get by
Houston Chronicle
Chris Williams, a history teacher at Stephen F. Austin High School, stocks shelves June 22 in the music section of Barnes & Noble on W. Gray in Houston. Photo: Mark Mulligan, Staff Photographer. Image 2 of 2. Chris Williams, a history teacher at ...

Op-ed: We need to get more women into US engineering jobs - Salt Lake Tribune

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 3:55pm

Op-ed: We need to get more women into US engineering jobs
Salt Lake Tribune
America needs the skills and talent of every one of its citizens, especially in science and engineering fields, to ensure we are the strongest, most innovative economy in the world. As women in STEM fields, the successful film "Hidden Figures" really ...

Trump trade wars threat to Ky. jobs - Lexington Herald Leader

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 1:59pm

Trump trade wars threat to Ky. jobs
Lexington Herald Leader
Kentucky's Republican leaders have relentlessly pounded an economic drum this year, pushing through a host of laws they say will boost business, attract companies and produce more and better-paying jobs. They removed worker protections, enacted tax ...

Trump praises jobs and stock market numbers 'despite the Russian hoax story' - Business Insider

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 12:27pm

Business Insider

Trump praises jobs and stock market numbers 'despite the Russian hoax story'
Business Insider
Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump gives a public speech in front of the Warsaw Uprising Monument at Krasinski Square, in Warsaw, Poland. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel. President Donald Trump fired off a pair of tweets Saturday pointing to the US ...
Trump celebrates stock market, jobs amid 'Russian hoax'Washington Examiner
Former Soviet Counterintelligence Officer at Meeting With Donald Trump Jr. and Russian LawyerNBCNews.com

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Trump celebrates stock market, jobs amid 'Russian hoax' - Washington Examiner

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 12:18pm

Washington Examiner

Trump celebrates stock market, jobs amid 'Russian hoax'
Washington Examiner
President Trump on Saturday celebrated positive job and stock market numbers despite headlines that have focused on whether members of his campaign had colluded with Russian to influence the election. "Stock Market hit another all-time high yesterday ...
Trump praises jobs and stock market numbers 'despite the Russian hoax story'Business Insider

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Wells Fargo slashes thousands of jobs as it recovers from sales scandal - WBTV

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 11:49am

WBTV

Wells Fargo slashes thousands of jobs as it recovers from sales scandal
WBTV
Wells Fargo said Friday it eliminated more than 2,000 jobs last quarter, its biggest drop in four years, as the San Francisco-based bank pushes forward with efforts to slash costs following a scandal over fake accounts. The decline during the three ...

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Monson: An ode to the fans in Utah, whack-jobs that they are - Salt Lake Tribune

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 11:22am

Salt Lake Tribune

Monson: An ode to the fans in Utah, whack-jobs that they are
Salt Lake Tribune
(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Utah Jazz fall to the Los Angeles Clippers 93-98 during Game 6 at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Friday, April 28, 2017 during the NBA's first-round playoff series. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Email Print ...

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Renewable energy jobs: Putting the green back in Green Bay | Column - Green Bay Press Gazette

Employment News - July 15, 2017 - 10:26am

Green Bay Press Gazette

Renewable energy jobs: Putting the green back in Green Bay | Column
Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay has a long industrial history, and a knack for innovation. However, global markets, automation, and disinvestment have hurt our industry. The economy is changing, and we need to change with it. The infrastructure that supported our industrial ...

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