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GE cutting jobs in Schenectady energy business - Albany Business Review

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 6:57pm

Albany Business Review

GE cutting jobs in Schenectady energy business
Albany Business Review
General Electric is cutting 35 jobs in Schenectady, New York, and 41 jobs total across its clean energy business called "Current, powered by GE." GE filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN, notice on Friday with the New York ...

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Downtown Hartford Could Get Employment Boost With Two Companies Looking To Relocate - Hartford Courant

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 4:32pm

Hartford Courant

Downtown Hartford Could Get Employment Boost With Two Companies Looking To Relocate
Hartford Courant
Downtown Hartford could get employment boost next year, with two companies relocating from the suburbs, bringin 225 workers, real estate expert John M. McCormick of CBRE/NE said Friday. (STEPHEN DUNN / Hartford Courant). Kenneth R. Gosselin ...

Supreme Court to consider whether employment contracts can ban worker class actions - ABA Journal

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 4:30pm

Supreme Court to consider whether employment contracts can ban worker class actions
ABA Journal
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether employers can enforce workplace arbitration agreements that ban worker class actions. At issue is whether the class-action bans violate federal law protecting workers' rights to join together to ...

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Rail union rejects agreement on Second Chance jobs program for felons: CTA - Chicago Tribune

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 4:30pm

Chicago Tribune

Rail union rejects agreement on Second Chance jobs program for felons: CTA
Chicago Tribune
VenusLa'V Caston is an ex-offender who works as a CTA apprentice cleaning rail cars in Chicago. (Terrence Antonio James / Chicago Tribune). Mary Wisniewski Contact ReporterChicago Tribune. The union representing CTA rail workers voted against an ...

Lockheed Tells Trump It Will Cut F-35 Costs, Create New Jobs - Bloomberg

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 2:27pm

Bloomberg

Lockheed Tells Trump It Will Cut F-35 Costs, Create New Jobs
Bloomberg
Lockheed Martin Corp.'s chief told President-elect Donald Trump it's close to a deal with the Pentagon to lower costs “significantly'' for the next production lot of its F-35 fighter jet and will boost hiring at the Texas factory where the advanced ...
Lockheed tells Trump it's adding 1800 jobsThe Hill
Lockheed Martin CEO says 1800 new jobs coming to Fort Worth after Trump meetingTexas Tribune
Lockheed CEO Pledges 1800 New Jobs, Lower F-35 CostsBreitbart News
RT -Hot Air -Washington Post
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Lockheed tells Trump it's adding 1800 jobs - The Hill

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 2:03pm

The Hill

Lockheed tells Trump it's adding 1800 jobs
The Hill
Lockheed Martin told President-elect Donald Trump · Donald TrumpTrump raises record M for inauguration GOP rep shows off model of Mexico border wall GOP senator implores Rep. Lewis to come to inauguration MORE it will hire more than 1,800 new ...
After Trump Meeting, Lockheed Announces Plans To Add 1800 Jobs, Cut F-35 CostsWestern Journalism
Lockheed CEO Pledges 1800 New Jobs, Lower F-35 CostsBreitbart News
Lockheed Tells Trump It Will Cut F-35 Costs, Create New JobsBloomberg
Texas Tribune -RT -Quad-Cities Online
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Donald Trump Doesn't Understand BLS Unemployment or Jobs Statistics - U.S. News & World Report

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 1:18pm

U.S. News & World Report

Donald Trump Doesn't Understand BLS Unemployment or Jobs Statistics
U.S. News & World Report
In December, 7.5 million people – 4.7 percent of the labor force – weren't working but were actively looking for a job. Those are the official unemployment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Labor Department's professional statistical agency.

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L.L. Bean 'Rebel' Linda Bean Says Anti-Trump Boycott Could Kill Jobs - Fox Business

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 12:12pm

Fox Business

L.L. Bean 'Rebel' Linda Bean Says Anti-Trump Boycott Could Kill Jobs
Fox Business
L.L. Bean Board Member and Co-Owner Linda Bean on the brand being boycotted after she contributed money to the Trump campaign. Linda Bean, granddaughter of L.L. Bean's founder, on Friday said anti-Trump boycotts are part of a larger plan—to kill jobs ...

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Jobs, Jobs, Everywhere There's Jobs - Forbes

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 12:04pm

Jobs, Jobs, Everywhere There's Jobs
Forbes
The President-elect has said he will be the “greatest job creator God ever created.” Since December, when the President-elect announced that Carrier, an air conditioner manufacturer in Michigan, would keep 1,000 jobs in the U.S. instead of moving them ...

Amazon is creating 100000 US jobs, but at what cost? - USA TODAY

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 11:23am

USA TODAY

Amazon is creating 100000 US jobs, but at what cost?
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon may have raised the bar very high on jobs-creation ambitions in tech — it pledged Thursday to add 100,000 full-time jobs in the USA by mid-2018. But at what cost? The e-commerce behemoth, which employs 306,800 in full- and ...
Of Course Amazon Destroys More Jobs Than It Creates, That's The Whole Darn PointForbes
Amazon to Add 100000 Jobs as Bricks-and-Mortar Retail CrumblesNew York Times
Donald Trump Doesn't Deserve an Ounce of Credit for Amazon Adding 100000 U.S. JobsSlate Magazine (blog)
Business Insider -Patch.com -Yahoo Finance -Amazon - Press Room - Press Release
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DOE Releases Second Annual National Energy Employment Analysis - Energy.gov (press release)

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 11:09am

DOE Releases Second Annual National Energy Employment Analysis
Energy.gov (press release)
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy today released the agency's second annual analysis of how changes in America's energy profile are affecting national employment in key sectors of the economy. By administering a new supplemental survey ...

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When Working 2 Fast Food Jobs, 16 Hours a Day Still Isn't Enough - ABC News

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 10:55am

ABC News

When Working 2 Fast Food Jobs, 16 Hours a Day Still Isn't Enough
ABC News
Terrance Wise used to take eight buses every day to get to work at two different fast food franchises, a Burger King and a McDonald's in Kansas City. Sometimes the 37-year-old said he would get 8-hour shifts from both franchises on the same day and ...

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Robots Will Devour Jobs More Slowly Than You Think - MIT Technology Review

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 9:58am

MIT Technology Review

Robots Will Devour Jobs More Slowly Than You Think
MIT Technology Review
An automated workforce is inevitable, but humans may labor alongside machines for the foreseeable future. by Jamie Condliffe; January 13, 2017. We know that automation is affecting the labor market, but forecasts differ on how swift and dramatic the ...
Robots will take jobs, but not as fast as some fear, new report saysNew York Times
Robots will take jobs from humans, but later than thoughtRT

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On jobs, Trump is setting the bar biblically high - Chicago Tribune

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 9:01am

Chicago Tribune

On jobs, Trump is setting the bar biblically high
Chicago Tribune
In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, where he promised to be "the greatest jobs producer that God ever created." In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, ...

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Thousands of jobs to go in government shakeout of welfare to work sector - The Guardian

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 8:48am

Thousands of jobs to go in government shakeout of welfare to work sector
The Guardian
An employment coach talks to unemployed people in Hull. The sector is said to be preparing for a 'bloodbath'. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian. Patrick Butler Social policy editor. Friday 13 January 2017 09.48 EST Last modified on ...

Judge rebukes EPA, orders quick evaluation on coal jobs lost over regs - Fox News

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 8:43am

Fox News

Judge rebukes EPA, orders quick evaluation on coal jobs lost over regs
Fox News
After ignoring the requirement for decades, the Environmental Protection Agency is now under court order to quickly evaluate how many power plant and coal mining jobs are being lost due to air pollution regulations. U.S. District Judge John Preston ...

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Judge rebukes EPA, orders quick evaluation on coal jobs lost over regs - Fox News

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 8:43am

Fox News

Judge rebukes EPA, orders quick evaluation on coal jobs lost over regs
Fox News
After ignoring the requirement for decades, the Environmental Protection Agency is now under court order to quickly evaluate how many power plant and coal mining jobs are being lost due to air pollution regulations. ADVERTISEMENT. U.S. District Judge ...

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Judge rebukes EPA, orders quick evaluation on coal jobs lost over regs - Fox News

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 8:43am

Fox News

Judge rebukes EPA, orders quick evaluation on coal jobs lost over regs
Fox News
After ignoring the requirement for decades, the Environmental Protection Agency is now under court order to quickly evaluate how many power plant and coal mining jobs are being lost due to air pollution regulations. U.S. District Judge John Preston ...

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Scrubbing NAFTA Could Cost More Than 30000 US Auto Jobs - NBCNews.com

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 6:42am

NBCNews.com

Scrubbing NAFTA Could Cost More Than 30000 US Auto Jobs
NBCNews.com
Wrecking the North American Free Trade Agreement deal could scuttle many of the job gains the U.S. auto industry has experienced since emerging from the Great Recession, and lead to job losses by many of the blue-collar workers who helped ...

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Will Trump's policies increase IT employment? | Computerworld - Computerworld

Employment News - January 13, 2017 - 5:00am

Computerworld

Will Trump's policies increase IT employment? | Computerworld
Computerworld
The number of IT jobs shrank in 2016 compared to the year before, most analysts believe, although they differ on specifics and the reasons why. This year's IT ...

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