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Zero Hedge
Builders Complain Of Record Labor Shortages: Up To 75% Of Employers Can't Find WorkersBuilders Institute (NAHB’s workforce development arm) or that NAHB found to be
Zero Hedge / Posted an hour ago
Builders Institute (NAHB’s workforce development arm) or that NAHB found to be particularly significant when tabulating Bureau of Labor Statistics data for a recent article on Young Adults & the Construction Trades. Shortages (either serious or... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Labor groups step up pressure on Trump to deliversteady job growth every month since Trump took office. Wages have ticked up 0.7
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
steady job growth every month since Trump took office. Wages have ticked up 0.7 percent in the past year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics - in line with the increasing cost of living. Trump's Republican base, meanwhile, has become... Read more
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CBS News
Millions ready to see sun go dark in coast-to-coast eclipseto global outplacement and coaching firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas, which an
CBS News / Posted 2 hours ago
to global outplacement and coaching firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas, which analyzed wage and employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. States and cities in the path of the eclipse could suffer productivity losses of almost $200... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Son's cutting remark teaches Dad a lesson about parentingcreated over 1 million jobs since I took office,” bragged President Donald Trum
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
created over 1 million jobs since I took office,” bragged President Donald Trump on Monday. And sure enough, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that 1.07 million new jobs were created from February (Trump’s first full month in... Read more
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FOX Business
The Worst Summer Jobs We've Ever Hadwork when school's out. Only 43% of teenagers held jobs last summer, compared w
FOX Business / Posted 9 hours ago
work when school's out. Only 43% of teenagers held jobs last summer, compared with 72% back in 1978, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And while many teens are forgoing employment to take classes, volunteer, or do other such things... Read more
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FOX Business
The Worst Summer Jobs We've Ever Hadwork when school's out. Only 43% of teenagers held jobs last summer, compared w
FOX Business / Posted 9 hours ago
work when school's out. Only 43% of teenagers held jobs last summer, compared with 72% back in 1978, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And while many teens are forgoing employment to take classes, volunteer, or do other such things... Read more
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FOX Business
Don't Take a Job That Doesn't Offer These 3 Benefitsto paid sick days varies greatly, depending upon what type of workers you are,
FOX Business / Posted 11 hours ago
to paid sick days varies greatly, depending upon what type of workers you are, according to a 2010 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). These numbers have almost certainly changed since then, but it's still fair to say not... Read more
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FOX Business
Don't Take a Job That Doesn't Offer These 3 Benefitsto paid sick days varies greatly, depending upon what type of workers you are,
FOX Business / Posted 11 hours ago
to paid sick days varies greatly, depending upon what type of workers you are, according to a 2010 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). These numbers have almost certainly changed since then, but it's still fair to say not... Read more
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FOX Business
Uh-Oh! Social Security Benefits May Not Increase Much After All in 2018Security recipient, I wouldn't go counting those chickens just yet. According t
FOX Business / Posted 12 hours ago
Security recipient, I wouldn't go counting those chickens just yet. According to the July inflation data release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on the morning of August 11, the CPI-W wound up dropping another 0.1% on an annualized basis... Read more
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FOX Business
Uh-Oh! Social Security Benefits May Not Increase Much After All in 2018Security recipient, I wouldn't go counting those chickens just yet. According t
FOX Business / Posted 12 hours ago
Security recipient, I wouldn't go counting those chickens just yet. According to the July inflation data release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on the morning of August 11, the CPI-W wound up dropping another 0.1% on an annualized basis... Read more
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New York Post
5 hot jobs you can get without a college educationwent to college, or where,” Fay says. What jobs are we talking about? We looke
New York Post / Posted 15 hours ago
went to college, or where,” Fay says. What jobs are we talking about? We looked at New York City-area data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Glassdoor, Indeed.com and LinkedIn, and then cross-checked the data with hiring managers to make... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Liberty County shines as economic development geminvestment, sustainability, place and diversity. Key data are extrapolated fro
Savannah Morning News / Posted 22 hours ago
investment, sustainability, place and diversity. Key data are extrapolated from sources such as the Census, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Housing and Urban Development and more, Overmoyer... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
As hospital violence grows, nurses seek reformswho say their jobs place them in harm's way as the rate of violent incidents at
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
who say their jobs place them in harm's way as the rate of violent incidents at hospitals appears to be growing. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that the rate of hospital employees intentionally injured on the job at the hands of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State's jobless rate still at 3.4%Arkansas' unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.4 percent in July compared with
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Arkansas' unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.4 percent in July compared with June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. Arkansas' rate has been at 3.4 percent for three straight months, the lowest level ever. "It's encouraging to see... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Risky business: How do restaurants succeed long term?about 80 percent go under within the first five years. More recent studies sho
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
about 80 percent go under within the first five years. More recent studies show that trend getting better. After examining Bureau of Labor Statistics data, two economists in 2014 said only about about 17 percent of independently-owned, full-service... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Solar eclipse could cost employers big in lost productivityto global outplacement and coaching firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas, which an
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
to global outplacement and coaching firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas, which analyzed wage and employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. States and cities in the path of the eclipse, which stretches from Oregon to South Carolina,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
From intern to CEO, 30 years later Wendy Rogers reaches the top at Irvine architecture firmmonth. It’s become something of a workplace anomaly to stay at one job for an
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
month. It’s become something of a workplace anomaly to stay at one job for an entire career, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But Rogers said finding a new employer never crossed her mind. “With every opportunity, there... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida's unemployment continued lower trend in JulyEconomic Opportunity. Nationwide, unemployment rates were higher in July in th
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Economic Opportunity. Nationwide, unemployment rates were higher in July in three states — Alaska, Maine and South Dakota; lower in one state --Texas, and stable in 46 states and the District of Columbia, according to the Bureau of Labor Statist... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Vote: What do you want out of the NAFTA negotiations?posted one of the nation’s largest year-over-year increases in jobs for July, u
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
posted one of the nation’s largest year-over-year increases in jobs for July, up 2.2 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For states with similar population, Arizona rose 1.2 percent and Massachusetts increased 1.3... Read more
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NJ Biz
N.J. continues summer growth in employmentJune, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development reported recently
NJ Biz / Posted 2 days ago
June, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development reported recently. The report, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, found that total nonfarm wage and salary employment rose by 9,800 positions in July, while the... Read more
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The Hill
Senate Gang of Eight reveals details of immigration reform planare filed for the visas and the unemployment rate in the management, profession
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
are filed for the visas and the unemployment rate in the management, professional and related occupations category of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. The compromise would create a new W-visa program for low-skilled workers. Wages for these... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
The Trump administration's claim that the US government 'certified' 700,000 jobs lost by NAFTAwere displaced from jobs they held for more than three years, largely because f
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
were displaced from jobs they held for more than three years, largely because factories moved away or closed, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates. So Lighthizer is touting a number that is minuscule in absolute terms and negligible in... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
AR 3.4 Percent Unemployment Rate Holds Steadyaccording to the release of latest available figures. Labor force data, produc
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
according to the release of latest available figures. Labor force data, produced by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and released today by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (ADWS), show Arkansas’... Read more
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TribLIVE
PA unemployment steadyJuly number is better than the July 2016 measure of 5.5 percent unemployment, a
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
July number is better than the July 2016 measure of 5.5 percent unemployment, according to figures released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The national unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in July. The unemployment rate is based on a... Read more
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Calculated Risk
BLS: Unemployment Rates Unchanged in 46 states in July, Two States at New Series Lowsrates were higher in July in 3 states, lower in 1 state, and stable in 46 state
Calculated Risk / Posted 2 days ago
rates were higher in July in 3 states, lower in 1 state, and stable in 46 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Twenty-seven states had jobless rate decreases from a year earlier and 23 states... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Stays Level at 3.4 PercentArkansas Department of Workforce Services released the data Friday, which was p
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
Arkansas Department of Workforce Services released the data Friday, which was produced by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. "The rate is down six-tenths of a percentage point compared to July 2016, with an additional... Read more
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NBC News
Your boss is losing money while you stare at the sunwill be at work during the eclipse. To get the overall figure of nearly $700 m
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
will be at work during the eclipse. To get the overall figure of nearly $700 million, Challenger multiplied that by the Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest estimate for average hourly wages for all workers 16 and over. Just as the Earth is a mere... Read more
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The Columbian
Give clothes you don’t wear a second chanceover the wasted money.” She’s not alone. U.S. households spend at least $1,700
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
over the wasted money.” She’s not alone. U.S. households spend at least $1,700 each on apparel each year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and it’s a lot easier to shell that money out than it is to recoup it. You won’t strike it rich... Read more
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Missoulian
Careers with the Largest Salary Growth Potentialentry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used th
Missoulian / Posted 2 days ago
entry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used the most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014) and salary data from the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (June 2015) to find... Read more
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The World
Careers with the Largest Salary Growth Potentialentry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used th
The World / Posted 2 days ago
entry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used the most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014) and salary data from the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (June 2015) to find... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Careers with the Largest Salary Growth Potentialentry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used th
The Times and Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
entry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used the most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014) and salary data from the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (June 2015) to find... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Careers with the Largest Salary Growth Potentialentry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used th
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
entry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used the most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014) and salary data from the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (June 2015) to find... Read more
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The Sentinel
Careers with the Largest Salary Growth Potentialentry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used th
The Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
entry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used the most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014) and salary data from the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (June 2015) to find... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Careers with the Largest Salary Growth Potentialentry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used th
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 2 days ago
entry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used the most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014) and salary data from the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (June 2015) to find... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Careers with the Largest Salary Growth Potentialentry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used th
Santa Maria Times / Posted 2 days ago
entry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used the most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014) and salary data from the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (June 2015) to find... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Careers with the Largest Salary Growth Potentialentry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used th
Sioux City Journal / Posted 2 days ago
entry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used the most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014) and salary data from the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (June 2015) to find... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Careers with the Largest Salary Growth Potentialentry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used th
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
entry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used the most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014) and salary data from the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (June 2015) to find... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Solar Eclipse Could Cost Employers Big Bucksto global outplacement and coaching firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas, which an
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
to global outplacement and coaching firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas, which analyzed wage and employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. States and cities in the path of the eclipse, which stretches from Oregon to South Carolina,... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Careers with the Largest Salary Growth Potentialentry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used th
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 2 days ago
entry level and well experienced salaries in each field. To do this, we used the most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014) and salary data from the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (June 2015) to find... Read more
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CBS News
Solar eclipse could cost employers big bucksto global outplacement and coaching firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas, which an
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
to global outplacement and coaching firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas, which analyzed wage and employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. States and cities in the path of the eclipse, which stretches from Oregon to South Carolina,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
What’s a degree worth? Area college grads question the costThat’s insane.” ‘I am a big believer’ College is still a worthwhile investmen
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
That’s insane.” ‘I am a big believer’ College is still a worthwhile investment for most people, recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows. Just 3.6 percent of people with an associate’s degree were unemployed in 2016 — well below... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
What’s a degree worth? Area college grads question the costThat’s insane.” ‘I am a big believer’ College is still a worthwhile investmen
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
That’s insane.” ‘I am a big believer’ College is still a worthwhile investment for most people, recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows. Just 3.6 percent of people with an associate’s degree were unemployed in 2016 — well below... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
What’s a degree worth? Area college grads question the costThat’s insane.” ‘I am a big believer’ College is still a worthwhile investmen
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
That’s insane.” ‘I am a big believer’ College is still a worthwhile investment for most people, recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows. Just 3.6 percent of people with an associate’s degree were unemployed in 2016 — well below... Read more
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New York Post
Solar eclipse to cost US employers nearly $700M in productivitywill be at work during the eclipse. To get the overall figure of nearly $700 m
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
will be at work during the eclipse. To get the overall figure of nearly $700 million, Challenger multiplied that by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest estimate for average hourly wages for all workers 16 and over. Just as the Earth is a mere... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
The disappearing cashier — and why Michigan should worryof automation amid this national tide, Michigan stands to lose many existing jo
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
of automation amid this national tide, Michigan stands to lose many existing jobs. According to data from to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, "office and administrative support" is the most common occupation in the state, with 624,190... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Cianbro to make more modules at Brewer manufacturing plantforemen, superintendents, project managers.” Employment of construction labore
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
foremen, superintendents, project managers.” Employment of construction laborers and helpers is projected to grow 13 percent by 2024, faster than the average for all other occupations, according to a 2016 report by the Bureau of Labor Stat... Read more
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Market Watch
A total eclipse of worker productivity on Aug. 21 will cost companies millionswill only take about two minutes, Challenger calculated. Nearly 83% of people g
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
will only take about two minutes, Challenger calculated. Nearly 83% of people go to work on an average weekday based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Using those figures, along with the average hourly national wage and the number of full-time... Read more
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MLive.com
Petition for mandatory sick days is back, aiming for 2018 ballotbecause we feel like every effort we've had in the past has led us to this mome
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
because we feel like every effort we've had in the past has led us to this moment," Atkinson said. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 65 percent of U.S. workers have access to paid sick leave. Only 25 percent of part-time workers... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Out of the workforce: Often female, less educated, poora peak of 67.3 in February 2000. Then it began a decline, which turned sharp in
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
a peak of 67.3 in February 2000. Then it began a decline, which turned sharp in the Great Recession. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it was 62.9 percent in July. The Hamilton paper shows that the non-participation issue goes... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Connecticut loses 600 jobs in Julycontinued its steep decline and offset a slight gain by the private sector, acc
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
continued its steep decline and offset a slight gain by the private sector, according to preliminary estimates from a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. For the year, Connecticut employment has grown by 11,600 jobs even as June’s original... Read more
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