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Newsmax
Morgan Stanley: Fed Won't Raise Interest Rates in Septemberalso recommending clients to hold on to their investments in five-year Treasuri
Morgan Stanley: Fed Won't Raise Interest Rates in September
Newsmax / Posted 37 minutes ago
also recommending clients to hold on to their investments in five-year Treasuries ahead of Friday’s release. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bloomberg Goldman Sachs raised its “subjective odds” of a move next month to 40 percent from 30... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Block ownership of Blade marks 90th yearBlock, Sr., for $4.5 million. That sum had the same buying power in 1926 as $61
Block ownership of Blade marks 90th year
The Toledo Blade / Posted 9 hours ago
Block, Sr., for $4.5 million. That sum had the same buying power in 1926 as $61.1 million does today, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The move to the current newspaper office, an imposing gray stone building on Superior Street at... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California's Inland Empire reels after losing hundreds of blue-collar jobswas home to about 1.3 million manufacturing workers, which is about 215,000 les
California's Inland Empire reels after losing hundreds of blue-collar jobs
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 hours ago
was home to about 1.3 million manufacturing workers, which is about 215,000 less than there were in 2005, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That decline of 14% in California is slightly faster than the overall drop in U.S. manufacturing... Read more
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The Washington Times
More casualties in the fight to raise the minimum wagelast week showcasing how D.C.’s minimum wage hike has impacted existing small b
More casualties in the fight to raise the minimum wage
The Washington Times / Posted 11 hours ago
last week showcasing how D.C.’s minimum wage hike has impacted existing small businesses. Economist Mark Perry analyzed new Bureau of Labor Statistics data to estimate that D.C. restaurants lost 1,400 jobs since January, the biggest six-month drop... Read more
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ajc.com
Older men staying in the labor forcein the recession do not want to retire – or cannot afford to. Labor force part
Older men staying in the labor force
ajc.com / Posted 14 hours ago
in the recession do not want to retire – or cannot afford to. Labor force participation rate Men aged 62 to 64 2015: 55.8% 2005: 52.5% 1995: 45.0% 1990: 46.5% 1980: 52.6% 1970: 69.4% 1963: 75.8% Source: Demo Memo, Bureau of Labor Statis... Read more
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FOX Business
Should You Wait Until Age 70 to Retire?money to counter a rising cost of living. Healthcare expenses in particular can
Should You Wait Until Age 70 to Retire?
FOX Business / Posted 17 hours ago
money to counter a rising cost of living. Healthcare expenses in particular can take a big bite out of your savings. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the average 65 to 74-year-old spends 12.2% of their income on healthcare each year.... Read more
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FOX Business
Should You Wait Until Age 70 to Retire?money to counter a rising cost of living. Healthcare expenses in particular can
Should You Wait Until Age 70 to Retire?
FOX Business / Posted 17 hours ago
money to counter a rising cost of living. Healthcare expenses in particular can take a big bite out of your savings. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the average 65 to 74-year-old spends 12.2% of their income on healthcare each year.... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
How Dallas has become a middle-management capitalfor the people. Since 2010, the Dallas-Plano-Irving area has gained over 50,00
How Dallas has become a middle-management capital
Dallas Morning News / Posted 19 hours ago
for the people. Since 2010, the Dallas-Plano-Irving area has gained over 50,000 financial jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In July, 9.3 percent of all employees worked in the segment. That’s a much higher concentration... Read more
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PhysOrg
Leaded emissions from piston engine aircraft pose a significant health threatThey estimated annual losses in lifetime earnings potential using earnings data
Leaded emissions from piston engine aircraft pose a significant health threat
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
They estimated annual losses in lifetime earnings potential using earnings data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, and annual losses in labor productivity using a Joint Program computational general equilibrium... Read more
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The Mercury News
49ers' Colin Kaepernick sat during national anthem and sparked national debate; what's your contribution?any field. Blanket prediction: most people who have something to say about Kae
49ers' Colin Kaepernick sat during national anthem and sparked national debate; what's your contribution?
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
any field. Blanket prediction: most people who have something to say about Kaepernick aren t on the field. In June, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics released its report about how Americans spend their time. On average, 5.21 of our hours are... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Feds already ban discriminationhas West Virginia at $23,237 and the United States at $28,555. That's a whoppin
Feds already ban discrimination
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
has West Virginia at $23,237 and the United States at $28,555. That's a whopping discrepancy. My numbers came from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which reported per capita income for 2014-2015. WorkForce West Virginia uses the same... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Metro Phoenix had 4th-highest rise in rental rates in U.S., but 10K new apartments are on the wayalso climbing in the Valley, but not as fast as rents. Wages are up 2.4 percen
Metro Phoenix had 4th-highest rise in rental rates in U.S., but 10K new apartments are on the way
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
also climbing in the Valley, but not as fast as rents. Wages are up 2.4 percent in metro Phoenix, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.Will pricey complexes draw enough renters? Developers are upping apartment amenities to draw more... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Area faces high housing demandin the metropolitan area has dropped to 3.1 percent, falling below state and na
Area faces high housing demand
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
in the metropolitan area has dropped to 3.1 percent, falling below state and national averages, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics' June 2016 economic summary. The Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Statistical Area... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Nurse turnover down at area hospitalsinfluence access to health care," according to the report. With the continued
Nurse turnover down at area hospitals
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
influence access to health care," according to the report. With the continued shortage of qualified candidates — the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of registered nurses will grow 16 percent from 2014-24, much faster than the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Rig count, prices stall after weeks of gainsto its current 7.2 percent. The local jobless rate has fallen to 362nd among 3
Rig count, prices stall after weeks of gains
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
to its current 7.2 percent. The local jobless rate has fallen to 362nd among 372 nationwide, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Including ties, only 23 metro areas have higher unemployment rates than Houma-Thibodaux, which... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Rig count, prices stall after weeks of gainsto its current 7.2 percent. The local jobless rate has fallen to 362nd among 3
Rig count, prices stall after weeks of gains
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
to its current 7.2 percent. The local jobless rate has fallen to 362nd among 372 nationwide, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Including ties, only 23 metro areas have higher unemployment rates than Houma-Thibodaux, which... Read more
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The News & Observer
As textbook prices soar, students find cheaper alternativesprices have increased by slightly more than 1,000 percent since 1977, according
As textbook prices soar, students find cheaper alternatives
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
prices have increased by slightly more than 1,000 percent since 1977, according to an NBC News analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And the increases are showing no signs of stopping. The National Association of College Stores... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Ellen Rosenblum takes a stand against free speech: Editorial Agenda 2016filed a complaint with the state, not realizing a media storm would ensue. Even
Ellen Rosenblum takes a stand against free speech: Editorial Agenda 2016
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
filed a complaint with the state, not realizing a media storm would ensue. Eventually they filed a new complaint with the Bureau of Labor and Industries, which investigated whether the bakery violated the state's anti-discrimination law. Avakian... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign-Urbana unemployment rates improved in Julyin their over-the-year jobless rates, and eight gained in non-farm jobs, accord
Champaign-Urbana unemployment rates improved in July
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
in their over-the-year jobless rates, and eight gained in non-farm jobs, according to the data from the state and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Our job growth rate is still half that of the rest of the country," state Department of... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Veterans to ride "Coast X Coast" for the fallenorganizations are facing today is in cybersecurity. According to a 2015 Peninsu
Veterans to ride "Coast X Coast" for the fallen
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
organizations are facing today is in cybersecurity. According to a 2015 Peninsula Press analysis of numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 200,000 unfilled cybersecurity positions in the U.S. One of the greatest... Read more
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ajc.com
Want the lowest paid job in Georgia? Here’s where to start.Ticket Takers ………….…… $18,860 .…………3,650 Waiters and Waitresses ……….……. $18,89
Want the lowest paid job in Georgia? Here’s where to start.
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
Ticket Takers ………….…… $18,860 .…………3,650 Waiters and Waitresses ……….……. $18,890 ……….80,220 Shampooers ……………………….……… $18,920 …………..470 Lifeguards, recreational workers … $18,950 ………..3,070 Source: Zippia, Bureau... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California's new climate bill may dampen growth but it won't cripple the economyby nearly 9% in that time, after adjusting for inflation, compared with a 6% in
California's new climate bill may dampen growth but it won't cripple the economy
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
by nearly 9% in that time, after adjusting for inflation, compared with a 6% increase for the country overall, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data. It isn’t a sure bet that the report’s optimism applies to the new law, or to the current... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Modernizing Medicine partners with Palm Beach State College to offer health care IT trainingrecords and health information technician jobs are expected to grow 17.6 percen
Modernizing Medicine partners with Palm Beach State College to offer health care IT training
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
records and health information technician jobs are expected to grow 17.6 percent from 2015 to 2023, according to the state Bureau of Labor Market Statistics. "Our goal is to ensure that our students continue to receive quality hands-on training... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Gov. McAuliffe on $1.2 billion shortfall: 'We must prepare ourselves for tough decisions'crucial to building a new Virginia economy. Nationally, we know that 1 in 4 jo
Gov. McAuliffe on $1.2 billion shortfall: 'We must prepare ourselves for tough decisions'
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
crucial to building a new Virginia economy. Nationally, we know that 1 in 4 jobs requires a specialized credential. The Bureau of Labor Statistics tells us that the median weekly earnings for full-time workers with a certification or license are... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Despite fears, Mexico’s manufacturing boom helps some U.S. workersKia said. “We are really happy because these workers don’t complain,” Aleman s
Despite fears, Mexico’s manufacturing boom helps some U.S. workers
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
Kia said. “We are really happy because these workers don’t complain,” Aleman said. A Mexican Kia autoworker earns $3.75 an hour, the company said. A typical U.S. autoworker makes about $40 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor St... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Jeffrey Scharf: Everybody’s Business: Lax lending rules fueled housing bubble, meltdownnews is less good for potential home buyers. As prices recover, housing becomes
Jeffrey Scharf: Everybody’s Business: Lax lending rules fueled housing bubble, meltdown
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
news is less good for potential home buyers. As prices recover, housing becomes less and less affordable. Meanwhile, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that rent for a primary residence — which did not decline between 2008 and 2010 — has shot... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
New Pell Grant program removes barriers25 years old. At the same time, income is tightly connected to a person’s educa
New Pell Grant program removes barriers
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
25 years old. At the same time, income is tightly connected to a person’s education level, studies show. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with bachelor’s degrees earned about $460 more per week on average than those with only a... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Marietta college creates pathway for students to earn mortuary science degree in 16 monthsgrowth in the field of mortuary science in Ohio is expected to continue to grow
Marietta college creates pathway for students to earn mortuary science degree in 16 months
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 4 days ago
growth in the field of mortuary science in Ohio is expected to continue to grow over the next decade. According to the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics, Ohio is one of the best locations in the country in which to become a mortician as it is... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Out-work financial execs still feeling bite of economic crisisyou can do the job with your eyes closed, and they are going to give it to some
Out-work financial execs still feeling bite of economic crisis
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
you can do the job with your eyes closed, and they are going to give it to someone new at it, taking half the salary." The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there has been almost no recovery in the number of financial positions in Illinois... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego-based Boxer Amphibious Ready Group headed homeorganizations are facing today is in cybersecurity. According to a 2015 Peninsu
San Diego-based Boxer Amphibious Ready Group headed home
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
organizations are facing today is in cybersecurity. According to a 2015 Peninsula Press analysis of numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 200,000 unfilled cybersecurity positions in the U.S. One of the greatest... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Labor Movement That’s More About Womenwaged successful political campaigns, and built a membership of 18,000 restaura
A Labor Movement That’s More About Women
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
waged successful political campaigns, and built a membership of 18,000 restaurant workers in 15 states. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the restaurant industry is one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing employers,... Read more
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MLive.com
Is Donald Trump right that Michigan manufacturing is 'a disaster'?very long," Trump warned. Manufacturing jobs in Michigan have decreased since
Is Donald Trump right that Michigan manufacturing is 'a disaster'?
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
very long," Trump warned. Manufacturing jobs in Michigan have decreased since the early 2000s. Employment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show a long, slow shrinkage of manufacturing jobs in Michigan and nationally, said Michigan State... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco climbs rankings in startup activitymetropolitan area dropped from third to eighth between 2015 and 2016, according
San Francisco climbs rankings in startup activity
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
metropolitan area dropped from third to eighth between 2015 and 2016, according to the report, which analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The foundation defined startups as businesses that are less than a year old and employ at least... Read more
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Investopedia
Americans Are Getting Richer...Kind OfSurvey (Census Bureau), the Survey of Consumer Finances (Federal Reserve Board)
Americans Are Getting Richer...Kind Of
Investopedia / Posted 5 days ago
Survey (Census Bureau), the Survey of Consumer Finances (Federal Reserve Board) and the Consumer Expenditure Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Note that the Census Bureau changed the methodology used for its Current Population Survey... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon lawyers: Sweet Cakes by Melissa $135,000 fine was justifiedBush, appealed the order to the Oregon Court of Appeals in April. In their app
Oregon lawyers: Sweet Cakes by Melissa $135,000 fine was justified
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
Bush, appealed the order to the Oregon Court of Appeals in April. In their appeal, the Kleins argue that Avakian and the Bureau of Labor and Industries violated state and federal laws by forcing them to pay damages to the lesbian couple. Sweet... Read more
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The MidWeek
KC offers information session on personal trainer programOct. 29. The course is designed to prepare students to work successfully in the
KC offers information session on personal trainer program
The MidWeek / Posted 5 days ago
Oct. 29. The course is designed to prepare students to work successfully in the fitness field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the Personal Training field is expected to grow 7 percent through 2024. Personal... Read more
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CNBC
Dunkin' Donuts makes a play for Starbucks-loving millennials, CEO saysApril to July, the number of jobless 16- to 24-years-olds increased by 1.9 mill
Dunkin' Donuts makes a play for Starbucks-loving millennials, CEO says
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
April to July, the number of jobless 16- to 24-years-olds increased by 1.9 million, to 20.5 million, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. One of the hurdles facing Dunkin' and other fast food outlets is "parents don't want [their... Read more
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ajc.com
These are the 10 hardest jobs to fillnew college graduates (or anyone else with the skills). Medical services manag
These are the 10 hardest jobs to fill
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
new college graduates (or anyone else with the skills). Medical services manager: Health care is big business. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates 23 percent employment growth for such professional office management work. Physical... Read more
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Philly.com
Jones: Kaine is eager to take on issues that affect African AmericansAs for the numbers on unemployed youth, Trump had to do some statistical gymnas
Jones: Kaine is eager to take on issues that affect African Americans
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
As for the numbers on unemployed youth, Trump had to do some statistical gymnastics to come up with 58 percent. The Bureau of Labor Statistics puts the number at 25.7 percent. Still, blacks undoubtedly continue to lag behind whites in an... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
KC offers information session on personal trainer programOct. 29. The course is designed to prepare students to work successfully in the
KC offers information session on personal trainer program
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Oct. 29. The course is designed to prepare students to work successfully in the fitness field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the Personal Training field is expected to grow 7 percent through 2024. Personal... Read more
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Orange County Register
CSUF developing biomedical device programof it, there is a huge demand in biomedical engineering,” said Sang June Oh, wh
CSUF developing biomedical device program
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
of it, there is a huge demand in biomedical engineering,” said Sang June Oh, who is directing the new program. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports biomedical and medical device engineers will see a faster-than-average 23 percent increase... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Career expert site ranks 100 highest paying jobs in Michigansalary, but also lists the entry-level salary and the number of people who hold
Career expert site ranks 100 highest paying jobs in Michigan
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 6 days ago
salary, but also lists the entry-level salary and the number of people who hold the position in Michigan. Zippia used the Bureau of Labor Statistics to compile its list. "We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 735 job classifications in Michigan... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. economy not among worst in U.S. now, report saysrecession that ended in 2009." The state picked up 57,500 jobs from July 2015
N.J. economy not among worst in U.S. now, report says
NJ.com / Posted 6 days ago
recession that ended in 2009." The state picked up 57,500 jobs from July 2015 to July 2016, according to last week's U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report, though it lost 4,700 between June and July. The unemployment rate continued to creep up,... Read more
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NBC News
Six reasons why black voters are rejecting Trumpunemployment and poverty figures in the black community are much worse than the
Six reasons why black voters are rejecting Trump
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
unemployment and poverty figures in the black community are much worse than the national average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics roughly 92 percent are active participants in the workforce and the Economic Policy Institute... Read more
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Newsweek
More Americans are working long past retirement age—willinglyOlder workers are more loyal and stay on the job longer than their younger coun
More Americans are working long past retirement age—willingly
Newsweek / Posted 6 days ago
Older workers are more loyal and stay on the job longer than their younger counterparts, according to a 2014 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This reduces turnover and minimizes costs for hiring and training replacements. Older employees... Read more
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The Hill
The future of worktwelve hours seven days a week to make ends meet - making it a whopping 84-hour
The future of work
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
twelve hours seven days a week to make ends meet - making it a whopping 84-hour work week - the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics pegs today’s average work week at only 34.5 hours. Much of this development is owed to automation... Read more
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Psych Central
Poor Job Satisfaction Can Harm Health Before Age 4022 when the survey began in 1979. The NLSY79 is conducted by Ohio State’s Cente
Poor Job Satisfaction Can Harm Health Before Age 40
Psych Central / Posted 7 days ago
22 when the survey began in 1979. The NLSY79 is conducted by Ohio State’s Center for Human Resource Research for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For this study, the researchers examined job satisfaction trajectories for people from age 25 to... Read more
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CBS News
Job satisfaction in your 20s and 30s may impact your health laterhealth. For the study, the researchers analyzed data from a bigger study condu
Job satisfaction in your 20s and 30s may impact your health later
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
health. For the study, the researchers analyzed data from a bigger study conducted by the state of Ohio for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics starting in 1979 that included information on job satisfaction. Lead study author Jonathan... Read more
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Market Watch
Say ‘bon voyage’ to the foreign transaction fee20% of income reported spending money on airline fares at twice the rate of all
Say ‘bon voyage’ to the foreign transaction fee
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
20% of income reported spending money on airline fares at twice the rate of all households in data collected in 2014 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. When cardholders spend more, issuers make more in revenue. The Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit... Read more
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Market Watch
The key to a long, healthy retirementhealth outcomes.If older Americans volunteered more Most people over 55, howev
The key to a long, healthy retirement
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
health outcomes.If older Americans volunteered more Most people over 55, however, are falling short. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people 55 to 64 who volunteer do it for 56 hours a year — that is the median — which is a hair... Read more
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