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State jobs agency's approach now focus of campaign - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 10:37pm

State jobs agency's approach now focus of campaign
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Madison — In its first three years, the state's flagship jobs agency has nimbly helped businesses — even as it stumbled in launching its own operation. Now, more than any other state agency, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. sits in the ...

St. Louis area loses jobs for second straight month - STLtoday.com

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 6:42pm

STLtoday.com

St. Louis area loses jobs for second straight month
STLtoday.com
The St. Louis metropolitan area lost 1,100 jobs in September, the second straight month of shrinking employment here. The September figure, based on seasonally adjusted figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, follows a loss of 1,600 jobs in August.

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St. Louis loses jobs for second straight month - STLtoday.com

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 4:01pm

STLtoday.com

St. Louis loses jobs for second straight month
STLtoday.com
The St. Louis metropolitan area lost 1,100 jobs in September, the second straight month of shrinking employment here. The September figure, based on seasonally adjusted figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, follows a loss of 1,600 jobs in August.

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Clark County adds jobs, unemployment rate at lowest levels in 13 years - Springfield News Sun

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 3:07pm

Clark County adds jobs, unemployment rate at lowest levels in 13 years
Springfield News Sun
Justin Fraley, an employee at Ultra-met, operates an electric CNC machine in the Urbana factory Tuesday. Ultra-met has openings but like many manufacturers says it's having a tough time finding people to fill those positions. Bill Lackey/Staff. View ...

500 jobs added in September, but trend points to job losses - GoDanRiver.com

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 2:12pm

GoDanRiver.com

500 jobs added in September, but trend points to job losses
GoDanRiver.com
The Dan River Region added 500 jobs in September, but over the past year, the region has lost 1.8 percent of its jobs. Virginia's unemployed rate showed little difference at 5.5 percent from August reports and remains 0.2 percent below the national ...

NC jobless rate dips to 6.7%, but fewer people have jobs - Asheville Citizen-Times

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 2:10pm

Asheville Citizen-Times

NC jobless rate dips to 6.7%, but fewer people have jobs
Asheville Citizen-Times
RALEIGH – North Carolina's unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.7 percent in September, but so is the number of people working, state officials said Tuesday. The state unemployment rate declined from 6.8 percent in August. The national unemployment ...

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Louisiana construction jobs increase 8.4 percent in September - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 1:15pm

The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

Louisiana construction jobs increase 8.4 percent in September
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
In this Wednesday, July 30, 2014, photograph, a builder works on the construction of new homes in Belmar, N.J. The Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in August on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Mel Evans). Print · Renita D.
Construction Employment Up in 39 StatesConstruction Equipment

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2014: A Record Unemployment Drop in a Midterm Cycle - New York Times

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 1:07pm

2014: A Record Unemployment Drop in a Midterm Cycle
New York Times
The unemployment rate has fallen 2 percentage points since November 2012, larger than any drop in the rate between a presidential election and midterm elections since the Labor Department began keeping records in 1948. Source: Bureau of Labor ...

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Both Sides Wrong About Walker's Impact on Jobs - urbanmilwaukee

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 12:49pm

Both Sides Wrong About Walker's Impact on Jobs
urbanmilwaukee
Actually, the data shows Gov. Walker has had little impact, positive or negative, on how the state grows jobs. By Bruce Thompson - Oct 20th, 2014 11:58 am. Sign-up for the Urban Milwaukee daily email. Both Scott Walker and his challenger Mary Burke ...

money - USA TODAY

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 11:47am

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USA TODAY
DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient. The consumer products company behind brands such as Kleenex and Huggies has 58,000 workers ...

Minnesota, Illinois post greater jobs gains than Wisconsin in September - Madison.com

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 11:32am

Madison.com

Minnesota, Illinois post greater jobs gains than Wisconsin in September
Madison.com
2014-10-21T11:20:00Z Minnesota, Illinois post greater jobs gains than Wisconsin in SeptemberTODD D. MILEWSKI | The Capital Times | tmilewski@madison.com madison.com. 11 minutes ago • By Todd D. Milewski | The Capital Times ...

Virginia shed 7400 jobs in September, while the District and Maryland added ... - Washington Post

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 11:14am

Virginia shed 7400 jobs in September, while the District and Maryland added ...
Washington Post
Unemployment levels remained mostly flat last month in the District, Virginia and Maryland, and two of the three jurisdictions added jobs, according to government data released Tuesday. This time around, Virginia was the sore spot in yet another ho-hum ...

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Yes, Obamacare Is Continuing To Hurt Employment - Daily Caller

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 11:01am

Daily Caller

Yes, Obamacare Is Continuing To Hurt Employment
Daily Caller
Many health-policy analysts, lulled into complacency by the fact that employer-based health benefits have not vanished in a puff of smoke in Obamacare's first year, insist that the federal healthcare takeover is not to blame for the continuing poor ...

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Louisiana Sets Employment Records Again in September - MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 10:36am

MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

Louisiana Sets Employment Records Again in September
MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)
Louisiana's private sector employers continued adding jobs and the civilian labor force grew larger—with the vast majority of the increase in the workforce employed in September—making for yet another record-setting month for the state. BATON ROUGE ...
Louisiana adds 33100 jobsBayoubuzz

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Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says - Los Angeles Times

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 10:31am

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Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says
Los Angeles Times
A Japanese company's much-celebrated plans to build a light-rail manufacturing plant in Palmdale appear all but dead after months of clashes with local labor unions and community groups. Kinkisharyo International of Osaka said it is now looking at ...
Good jobs no longer an afterthought in awarding lavish transit contractsAl Jazeera America

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Malloy: UBS default on jobs agreement a possibility - The Advocate

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 10:03am

The Advocate

Malloy: UBS default on jobs agreement a possibility
The Advocate
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets with the Hearst Connecticut Media editorial board on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Cathy Zuraw. Buy this photo. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets with the Hearst Connecticut Media... Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets ...
State adds 11500 jobs in SeptemberFOX CT
State jobs report finds September employment strong, unemployment rate downTheDay.com
State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate ImprovesCBS Local
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Kimberly-Clark to Cut up to 1300 Jobs - ABC News

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 9:56am

Kimberly-Clark to Cut up to 1300 Jobs
ABC News
Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient. The consumer products company behind brands such as Kleenex and Huggies has 58,000 workers worldwide, ...
UPDATE 2-Kimberly-Clark to cut up to 1300 jobs after spinoffReuters
Kimberly-Clark to cut up to 1300 jobs worldwideNBC26
Kimberly-Clark to cut 1300 jobs nationwideWRDW-TV
Dallas Business Journal
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Maryland gains 2800 jobs in September; unemployment rate improves - Baltimore Business Journal

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 9:53am

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Maryland gains 2800 jobs in September; unemployment rate improves
Baltimore Business Journal
Maryland added 2,800 jobs in September, boosted by gains in the government sector and pushing the state's unemployment rate down. Overall, public sector jobs grew by 3,300 from September to October, including 900 new federal jobs, according to data ...
Colorado jobs: Steep drop in unemployment to 4.7%; state adds 14600 jobsDenver Business Journal
Public sector growth helps Maryland add 2800 jobs in SeptemberABC2 News
Illinois 2nd in US in September jobs addedChicago Daily Herald
Daily Record (subscription) -The Republican - masslive.com -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Maryland gains 2800 jobs in September; unemployment rate improves - Baltimore Business Journal

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 9:53am

ABC2 News

Maryland gains 2800 jobs in September; unemployment rate improves
Baltimore Business Journal
Maryland added 2,800 jobs in September, boosted by gains in the government sector and pushing the state's unemployment rate down. Overall, public sector jobs grew by 3,300 from September to October, including 900 new federal jobs, according to data ...
Colorado jobs: Steep drop in unemployment to 4.7%; state adds 14600 jobsDenver Business Journal
Public sector growth helps Maryland add 2800 jobs in SeptemberABC2 News
Springfield jobs, labor force grow, unemployment fallsThe Republican - masslive.com
KTVZ -Daily Record (subscription) -Baltimore Sun
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Springfield jobs, labor force grow, unemployment falls - The Republican - masslive.com

Employment News - October 21, 2014 - 9:14am

KTVZ

Springfield jobs, labor force grow, unemployment falls
The Republican - masslive.com
SPRINGFIELD - Unemployment fell slightly in Springfield in September from 10.3 percent in August to 10.2 percent in September. Unemployment in Springfield was 11.1 percent a year ago in September 2013. The city's labor force grew a little as well, ...
C. Oregon jobs grow; unemployment rates fallKTVZ
Colorado jobs: Steep drop in unemployment to 4.7%; state adds 14600 jobsDenver Business Journal
Jobs increase in Coos, Curry counties as school startsCoos Bay World
Springfield News Sun -YLE News
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