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'Living wage' getting hard to earn in low-skill jobs - Cincinnati.com

Employment News - November 16, 2014 - 10:55pm

Cincinnati.com

'Living wage' getting hard to earn in low-skill jobs
Cincinnati.com
Jordan Kiracofe is a full-time trainee at Ashley Ward in Mason. The company, which started in 1908, is one of the largest machine shops in the United States. Kiracofe, who's been with the company since the summer, works in the grinding shop. (Photo ...

Scotland's jobs market 'continues to improve' - BBC News

Employment News - November 16, 2014 - 6:17pm

BBC News

Scotland's jobs market 'continues to improve'
BBC News
Scotland's jobs market continued to improve last month as business confidence remained high, a new report has suggested. There were sharp increases in permanent placements and salaries in October, according to the latest Bank of Scotland Report on ...

Disdainful Employment Rule - Wall Street Journal

Employment News - November 16, 2014 - 5:28pm

Disdainful Employment Rule
Wall Street Journal
I am familiar with some of these for-profit schools, some have been for years over selling their career training to veterans and low achieving public school students that dropped out of high schools that offered similar types of training offered in ...

Resources for disabled workers looking for jobs - WRBL

Employment News - November 16, 2014 - 3:23pm

Resources for disabled workers looking for jobs
WRBL
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Finding employment can be a challenge for anyone, especially those who are working with a disability. There are a number of opportunities and training programs right here in the Chattahoochee Valley. "Just an eye opener coming from ...

Oregon spent almost $50M resolving employment claims - Statesman Journal

Employment News - November 16, 2014 - 2:06pm

Statesman Journal

Oregon spent almost $50M resolving employment claims
Statesman Journal
About once every other day, a state worker files an employment claim against the state of Oregon. The claims include discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation for whistleblowing and wage-and-hour disputes, among other issues.

TransCanada CEO says 42000 Keystone XL pipeline jobs are 'ongoing, enduring' - PolitiFact

Employment News - November 16, 2014 - 12:24pm

PolitiFact

TransCanada CEO says 42000 Keystone XL pipeline jobs are 'ongoing, enduring'
PolitiFact
With the U.S. Senate poised to vote Tuesday on authorizing construction of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, the Sunday news shows drilled down on what the divisive project means for Americans. On ABC's This Week, host Martha Raddatz quizzed ...

Men making progress in employment - Columbus Dispatch

Employment News - November 16, 2014 - 9:03am

Men making progress in employment
Columbus Dispatch
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Recycling Avenue provides jobs for the physically disabled - WLS-TV

Employment News - November 16, 2014 - 8:46am

WLS-TV

Recycling Avenue provides jobs for the physically disabled
WLS-TV
If you can't find a job, create a job. That's what some young people with disabilities thought. Now they are helping others to make a living and make a difference. Embed. <iframe width="476" height="270" ...

For workforce trainees, blue collar jobs are still difficult to find - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Employment News - November 15, 2014 - 11:02pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For workforce trainees, blue collar jobs are still difficult to find
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Jennifer Shrieve of Beechview, who is in her first year of welding and hopes to someday join the Steamfitters union, practices Thursday at CCAC. Share with others: 0 inShare. By Ann Belser / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In an economy still short on jobs ...

G-20 Plan Promises 'Millions of Jobs, Trillions of Dollars' - ABC News

Employment News - November 15, 2014 - 7:18pm

ABC News

G-20 Plan Promises 'Millions of Jobs, Trillions of Dollars'
ABC News
Under pressure to jolt the lethargic world economy back to life, leaders of G-20 nations on Sunday finalized a plan to boost global GDP by more than $2 trillion over five years. The fanfare, however, was overshadowed by tensions between Russian ...
G20 priorities are jobs growth, tackling climate change and tax evasion ...Yahoo!7 News
Abbott says jobs growth will add to economic pieThe West Australian
G20 leaders strike a deal for global growth and jobsThe Australian
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New training, jobs help close Fort Collins wage gaps - The Coloradoan

Employment News - November 15, 2014 - 6:13pm

The Coloradoan

New training, jobs help close Fort Collins wage gaps
The Coloradoan
When Colorado passed a constitutional amendment eight years ago tying the state's minimum wage to inflation, it essentially sent the message that working families deserved more than what the federal government mandated. Colorado was one of a handful ...

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Report: Business must take lead in filling thousands of middle skill jobs - The Denver Post

Employment News - November 15, 2014 - 3:07am

The Denver Post

Report: Business must take lead in filling thousands of middle skill jobs
The Denver Post
CU College of Nursing student Stephany Larsen places an oxygen tube on the "patient" as Anne Lawley, left, looks over some patient information. Students Jaclyn Fisk, back left, and Allegra Hoopingarner observe and take notes. Each month in the United ...

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Officials announce 1300 jobs coming to Wilmington - WWAY NewsChannel 3

Employment News - November 14, 2014 - 8:07pm

WWAY NewsChannel 3

Officials announce 1300 jobs coming to Wilmington
WWAY NewsChannel 3
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Governor Pat McCrory announced this afternoon that Vertex Rail will be adding 1,300 new jobs at the former Terex Crane facility located on Raleigh Street in Wilmington. The company will manufacture rail tank cars which are in ...

Jobs data: St. Clair County labor force starting to plateau - Port Huron Times Herald

Employment News - November 14, 2014 - 5:49pm

Port Huron Times Herald

Jobs data: St. Clair County labor force starting to plateau
Port Huron Times Herald
Recent data show stagnation in St. Clair County employment numbers that had been steadily increasing. Loading… Post to Facebook. Jobs data: St. Clair County labor force starting to plateau Recent data show stagnation in St. Clair County employment ...

Economy|US Men Make Employment Gains - New York Times

Employment News - November 14, 2014 - 3:56pm

Economy|US Men Make Employment Gains
New York Times
For the first time since 2006, the unemployment rate for men in the United States has fallen below the rate for women — 5.6 percent for men and 5.9 percent for women in October. In the depths of the financial crisis, the rate for men had climbed to as ...

2 in 5 Young Americans Don't Have Jobs and Aren't Looking - TIME

Employment News - November 14, 2014 - 2:59pm

TIME

2 in 5 Young Americans Don't Have Jobs and Aren't Looking
TIME
Nearly 40% of people in the United States ages 16 to 24 don't have a job, and are fine with it. They say they're happy not to be employed and don't plan to find a job anytime soon, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Bureau of Labor ...
Pew Analysis Of Jobs Report Shows That More Young People Are Saying 'No ...Huffington Post
Report: Large numbers of millennials have given up entirely on finding jobsRed Alert Politics
The Best Jobs for VeteransThe Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

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The Surprisingly Elusive Number That Suggests Full Employment - New York Times

Employment News - November 14, 2014 - 2:07pm

New York Times

The Surprisingly Elusive Number That Suggests Full Employment
New York Times
Last month the national unemployment rate fell from 5.9 to 5.8 percent, ticking one-tenth of a point closer to the rate of full employment in the American job market. Of that, I'm confident. What that rate of full employment is, no one knows. As the ...

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Employment, wages and monetary policy - The Economist (blog)

Employment News - November 14, 2014 - 1:31pm

Employment, wages and monetary policy
The Economist (blog)
PERHAPS the labour market has been the biggest economic puzzle in recent years. Why has productivity been so poor? Why has wage growth been so slow? (These questions are probably, but not definitely, related; workers haven't enjoyed the gains from ...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Not From Keystone -- From Clean Energy - Huffington Post

Employment News - November 14, 2014 - 11:03am

Texas GOP Vote

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Not From Keystone -- From Clean Energy
Huffington Post
As Congress tries to go around President Obama to approve Canada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, we continue to hear about jobs, jobs, jobs. If members of Congress are so concerned about jobs, why in the world are they willing to bet our future on ...
The immediate focus for Congress: economy and jobsColumbia County News Times
Obama Hints at Keystone Pipeline Veto, Says It Won't Help Jobs or Gas PricesTheBlaze.com
Huelskamp votes for Kansas jobs: Backs Keystone PipelineSalina Post
Texas GOP Vote -Financial Post
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Brazil payrolls shrink by 30283 jobs in October, government says - Reuters

Employment News - November 14, 2014 - 7:53am

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Brazil payrolls shrink by 30283 jobs in October, government says
Reuters
BRASILIA Nov 14 (Reuters) - Brazil's economy lost 30,283 net payroll jobs in October, the worst result for the month in at least 15 years, labor ministry data showed on Friday. Latin America's largest economy was expected to have added 56,000 payroll ...
Brazil cuts jobs in October as recession pinchesYahoo!7 News

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