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2014/09/01 10:27
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The U.S. economy has endured eleven recessions since World War II – and in each case jobs and wages bounced back quickly. Not this time. America’s current “recovery” features the weakest wage growth...
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2014/09/01 10:12
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... skilled trade occupations like plumbers, electricians and mechanics have been dominated by men. Sexism has unfortunately played a significant part in that, as women were...
2014/09/01 09:31
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports just 59% of Americans 16 and over have declared that they are part of the labor force – in Ohio, that figure is just under 63%. That’s a 34 year low. That’s not...
2014/09/01 07:58
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On this, the first Monday in September, the United States celebrates Labor Day, a tribute to American workers. It’s a traditional demarcation for the end of summer, and millions of working Americans...
2014/09/01 07:51
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The good news is Florida's economy is recovering from the aftermath of the Great Recession. Population growth is up, unemployment is down. So, too, are the number of housing foreclosures, a persistent...
2014/09/01 05:34
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Ohio has extended a new streak to five consecutive weeks of job growth levels of new unemployment claims that are not currently elevated, Zeller said of the unemployment numbers for the last week of...
2014/09/01 04:22
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For about half a century, beginning in the late 1940s, U.S. workers' productivity increased at an average of about 2.5 percent per year. Our standard of living, including leisure time, increased as a...
2014/09/01 04:13
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Economists invoke "slack" when America's labor market fails to create enough jobs for those willing and able to take them. The result is an excess supply of labor. That "labor market slack"? That...
2014/09/01 03:43
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The new low-wage job in Minnesota is in health care. That traditionally high-paying sector has carried the state’s job recovery in recent years, but most of the new workers aren’t higher-paid doctors...
2014/09/01 02:42
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Looking to make a big career move? Your hottest opportunity might be on Main Street. Small and midsize firms are finally hiring again, according to recent research. The growth among these job...
2014/09/01 01:48
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Labor Day provides a much-needed three-day weekend at the end of the summer for millions of workers. But for too many of their friends and neighbors, there is little reason to celebrate. This Labor...
2014/09/01 01:20
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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — If adopted widely by U.S. manufacturers and other businesses, apprenticeships have the potential to help solve a critical U.S. problem with high unemployment among youth and...
2014/09/01 00:14
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For the first time in seven years the nation’s annual celebration of labor has a silver lining as statistics from the state’s Economic Development Department show an expanding job market. In a fact,...
2014/08/31 23:45
2014/08/31 23:45
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The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on American workers. This map gives a sense of just how dramatic its effect was on employment. The map, created by data designer 'Metric Maps' and originally...
2014/08/31 19:10
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If the 20-odd ads that have already run in the contest are any indication, some themes will be used time and again on the airwaves and on the campaign trail. Snyder cut education funding. Schauer...
2014/08/31 17:28
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Editor's note:Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and "Governing America." The opinions expressed in this commentary...
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2014/08/31 16:21
2014/08/31 16:21
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A THIRD of Americans watch TV at 8pm: The interactive graphic that gives an hourly break down of how the country uses its time Watching TV is still the favored leisure activity of most...
2014/08/31 15:34
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Like all the best superheroes, Rebecca Amster has multiple identities. After teaching her Wednesday morning Zumba class in Kendall, she ducks into a bathroom to change. Her plastic purple watch and...
2014/08/31 15:19
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Forty years after President Gerald Ford signed the first comprehensive pension reform bill into law, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act has produced successes and failures. The impetus for...
2014/08/31 13:44
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Like his father and grandfather before him, butcher Lou DeRosa lifts thick slabs of bacon from the glass case at Marconda's Meats and wraps them for a waiting customer. Tucked away at LA's landmark...
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