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Opinion: Tech jobs are actually disappearing in 6 of the biggest 100 US cities - MarketWatch

Employment News - March 16, 2017 - 9:16am

MarketWatch

Opinion: Tech jobs are actually disappearing in 6 of the biggest 100 US cities
MarketWatch
The hope of tech-industry optimists for what former AOL chief and Revolution LLC founder Steve Case calls “the rise of the rest”—the spread of tech into the heartland—has gotten more urgent. With Donald Trump's election reflecting an angry backlash ...

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10 Employment Compliance Issues for Small Businesses - Small Business Trends

Employment News - March 16, 2017 - 5:30am

Small Business Trends

10 Employment Compliance Issues for Small Businesses
Small Business Trends
There are a slew of rules set by federal, state and local governments imposed on employers, and we'd better comply or face costly and time-wasting consequences. Make sure you know what the rules are in your locality, and that your company is up on them.

UK financial firms begin moving jobs to avoid 'worst case' Brexit - Financial News (subscription)

Employment News - March 16, 2017 - 5:25am

Business Insider

UK financial firms begin moving jobs to avoid 'worst case' Brexit
Financial News (subscription)
The UK government's "hemming and hawing" over what kind of Brexit deal it wants means large financial institutions are getting fed up and moving jobs out of London. This is according to the latest London Employment Monitor from headhunters at Morgan ...
Brexit has started to kill off jobs in London: 'We've already witnessed, what was a handful of jobs leaving, become ...Business Insider
City vacancies plummet as firms move jobs overseaseconomia

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A Farewell To Truckers: Automation Will Make Driving Jobs All But Obsolete - Co.Exist

Employment News - March 16, 2017 - 5:17am

Co.Exist

A Farewell To Truckers: Automation Will Make Driving Jobs All But Obsolete
Co.Exist
But that isn't necessarily a bad thing: If the U.S. helps workers transition to more fulfilling and better-paying jobs, this labor-market shakeup could become an opportunity. <p>Truck drivers make up a big percentage of people who drive for a. <p>Many ...

Poland aims to be winner in Brexit battle for banking jobs - Reuters

Employment News - March 16, 2017 - 4:37am

Reuters

Poland aims to be winner in Brexit battle for banking jobs
Reuters
BNP Paribas Securities Services logo is pictured on their office in Warsaw Poland, February 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel. 1/5. left. right. Credit Suisse logo is pictured on their office in Warsaw Poland, March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel. 2/5.

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Poland aims to be winner in Brexit battle for banking jobs - Reuters

Employment News - March 16, 2017 - 4:37am

Reuters

Poland aims to be winner in Brexit battle for banking jobs
Reuters
BNP Paribas Securities Services logo is pictured on their office in Warsaw Poland, February 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel. 1/5. left. right. Credit Suisse logo is pictured on their office in Warsaw Poland, March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel. 2/5.

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Metro Atlanta unemployment rate rises, jobs lost in January (as usual) - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Employment News - March 16, 2017 - 3:12am

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Metro Atlanta unemployment rate rises, jobs lost in January (as usual)
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A year ago, the jobless rate for the region was 5.2 percent. But during the year, more than 107,000 people entered the labor force looking for work – and while most apparently found jobs, the surge of new workers meant the jobless rate inched up ...

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Erie manufacturing employment slides, but unemployment improves - GoErie.com

Employment News - March 16, 2017 - 1:19am

Erie manufacturing employment slides, but unemployment improves
GoErie.com
Erie and Crawford counties were part of a larger storyline that saw the unemployment rate fall in 66 of Pennsylvania's 67 counties. By Jim Martin / jim.martin@timesnews.com. Manufacturing's share of the Erie workforce is smaller than we thought, and ...

Child welfare workers fear legislative push to outsource their jobs - Texas Tribune

Employment News - March 16, 2017 - 12:02am

Child welfare workers fear legislative push to outsource their jobs
Texas Tribune
Former and current caseworkers say a plan to move case management services to nonprofits could be problematic and that no one in power is listening to their concerns. by Marissa Evans March 16, 2017 12:01 AM. For 30 years, Sheila Hazley worked to ...

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Seattle Opera cuts six full-time jobs, closes Renton scene shop - The Seattle Times

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 10:18pm

The Seattle Times

Seattle Opera cuts six full-time jobs, closes Renton scene shop
The Seattle Times
Seattle Opera's scene shop in Renton, seen here in this 2016 file photo, will close as part of the organization's cost cutting efforts. (Alan Berner / The Seattle Times). For the past decade, Seattle Opera has spent $2 million to $3 million more a year ...

Australian Dollar Declines On Worse-Than-Expected Jobs Report - DailyFX

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 8:23pm

Australian Dollar Declines On Worse-Than-Expected Jobs Report
DailyFX
The Australian Dollar declined against its major counterparts, though trimmed some of its losses shortly afterwards, following a worse than expected employment report. In February, Australia ended up losing 6,400 positions against an expectation that ...
Australia's unemployment rate rises to 5.9% with 6400 jobs lost in FebruaryThe Guardian

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Teens on the hunt for summer jobs in the Triad - myfox8.com

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 8:17pm

myfox8.com

Teens on the hunt for summer jobs in the Triad
myfox8.com
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Right now is the prime time for high school students to find that summer job. "I'm doing community plays right now," said Torren Melton, a junior at Page High School who attended the school career fair Wednesday. He has dreams of ...

Affinity Medical Center cutting jobs - Canton Repository

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 8:07pm

Canton Repository

Affinity Medical Center cutting jobs
Canton Repository
Affinity Medical Center confirmed Wednesday that it is reducing staff. Two workers at the Massillon hospital said as many as 50 people are losing their jobs. (IndeOnline.com / Kevin Whitlock). Wednesday. Posted Mar 15, 2017 at 9:02 PM Updated Mar 15, ...

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GoPro will cut 270 more jobs - TechCrunch

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 6:20pm

TechCrunch

GoPro will cut 270 more jobs
TechCrunch
More tough news for GoPro as it pre-announced its first-quarter earnings earlier today. While the company announced that revenue for the first part of 2017 will hit toward the high end of guidance, the positivity was tempered by its plans to cut 270 ...
GoPro to cut another 270 jobsCNET
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GoPro cuts another 270 jobs - Engadget

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 5:37pm

Engadget

GoPro cuts another 270 jobs
Engadget
Despite a disappointing earnings report at the end of 2016, GoPro now expects to land "in the upper end" of its revenue goals for the first quarter of 2017 -- somewhere in the neighborhood of $190 million to $210 million. That's the good news. The bad ...
GoPro to cut another 270 jobsCNET
GoPro will cut 270 more jobsTechCrunch
GoPro eliminates almost 300 jobs in third round of cuts since 2016The Verge
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Federal Reserve raises key interest rate after solid jobs report - PBS NewsHour

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 5:10pm

PBS NewsHour

Federal Reserve raises key interest rate after solid jobs report
PBS NewsHour
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference after a two day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting Mar. 15 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters. For the second time in three months, the Federal Reserve ...
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All eyes on upcoming jobs report as rate hike could become realityNew York Post
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GM just said they are keeping 900 jobs in Michigan. What did Trump have to say? - Washington Post

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 4:38pm

Washington Post

GM just said they are keeping 900 jobs in Michigan. What did Trump have to say?
Washington Post
In a sprawling Detroit speech Wednesday, President Trump doubled down on his pledge to bring back American jobs, telling the audience his efforts in the Oval Office are already paying off. He cited as an example General Motors, which just unveiled ...
GM to add 220 Michigan jobs, retain 680The Detroit News
GM announces 900 jobs as Trump visits DetroitUSA TODAY
700 laid-off GM workers will get their jobs backCNNMoney
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EPA offering free training course for environmental jobs - nwitimes.com

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 4:36pm

nwitimes.com

EPA offering free training course for environmental jobs
nwitimes.com
Geologist Sarah Survis, an EPA contractor from SCST engineering firm, takes soil samples in September in zone 2 of the Superfund cleanup site in East Chicago's Calumet neighborhood. Several residents and two community groups have asked to intervene ...

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Jobs promised in Horry County take time, leaders argue - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 4:12pm

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Jobs promised in Horry County take time, leaders argue
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Last year, five companies promised to bring more than 400 jobs to Horry County, but hundreds of those jobs are yet be developed. The Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation works with city and county ...

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GoPro Camera Maker Cuts Jobs Again in Search of Profit - Bloomberg

Employment News - March 15, 2017 - 3:35pm

The Verge

GoPro Camera Maker Cuts Jobs Again in Search of Profit
Bloomberg
GoPro Inc. unveiled a second round of job cuts to reduce costs in the face of growing skepticism from Wall Street that the action-camera maker can return to growth and make a profit. The company said Wednesday it's eliminating about 270 full-time and ...
GoPro eliminates almost 300 jobs in third round of cuts since 2016The Verge
GoPro cuts 270 jobs, stock soarsCNBC

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