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TheStreet.com
What could be more stressful for a recent college graduate than landing a job?or those just starting out in the workforce, have an unemployment rate of 8.4%,
What could be more stressful for a recent college graduate than landing a job?
TheStreet.com / Posted 7 hours ago
or those just starting out in the workforce, have an unemployment rate of 8.4%, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. And that makes having a degree in one of the more prospective fields even more important when... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
After the Boom: Those Who StayedJanuary, 17-hundred new online job openings have been posted for a total of mor
After the Boom: Those Who Stayed
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 13 hours ago
January, 17-hundred new online job openings have been posted for a total of more than 15-thousand online job openings in the state. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lists North Dakota's unemployment rate at 3.1 percent -- fifth in the... Read more
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DMNews
The Lawyer, the Post Office, and the Union ManCPI for urban consumers rate had gone up by far the least over the past 10 year
The Lawyer, the Post Office, and the Union Man
DMNews / Posted 14 hours ago
CPI for urban consumers rate had gone up by far the least over the past 10 years compared to others indices tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, such as the producer price index for couriers and delivery companies. Perhaps, he posited, such a... Read more
15h
TechCrunch
Tech companies can make retention of female employees a prioritythat it is outpacing the number of qualified technical employees available to f
Tech companies can make retention of female employees a priority
TechCrunch / Posted 15 hours ago
that it is outpacing the number of qualified technical employees available to fill open positions. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States will have nearly 1.4 million job openings in this industry by 2020. However,... Read more
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Business Wire
U.S. Credit Card ABS Remains Stable on Most Frontsclaims are 256,000, the lowest in 42 years, down 4,750 in the week and approxim
U.S. Credit Card ABS Remains Stable on Most Fronts
Business Wire / Posted 16 hours ago
claims are 256,000, the lowest in 42 years, down 4,750 in the week and approximately 10,000 lower than last month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that unemployment was little changed at 5% for the month of March, up slightly from 4.9%... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Secretary of State position ill-suited for all Brad Avakian's ambitionsresponsibility for investigating wage-and-hour violations and other possible mi
Secretary of State position ill-suited for all Brad Avakian's ambitions
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 hours ago
responsibility for investigating wage-and-hour violations and other possible misconduct by companies already belongs to the Bureau of Labor and Industries, the agency that Avakian currently heads as the labor commissioner. There's little need for... Read more
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Providence Business News
BLS: Jobless rate falls to 6% in March in Prov. metroareas, including the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, where it dropped to
BLS: Jobless rate falls to 6% in March in Prov. metro
Providence Business News / Posted 18 hours ago
areas, including the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, where it dropped to 6 percent from 6.9 percent. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said jobless rates were higher in 98 metro areas and unchanged in 19 others. Ames, Iowa, and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Male-female wage gap signficantly widening for young workers, study findsnot clear, however, whether chosen jobs and fields are driving the wage gap for
Male-female wage gap signficantly widening for young workers, study finds
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
not clear, however, whether chosen jobs and fields are driving the wage gap for young workers. A recent analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by the PayScale website broke out jobs where at least 85 percent of the workers are men and... Read more
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USA Today
Fact check: Trump’s foreign policy speechour states” of manufacturing and jobs. There were 12.3 million manufacturing jo
Fact check: Trump’s foreign policy speech
USA Today / Posted 20 hours ago
our states” of manufacturing and jobs. There were 12.3 million manufacturing jobs in the U.S. in March, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s certainly not empty, but the number is a drop of 27% from December 1993, the month before... Read more
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ajc.com
Georgia unions claim victorieswere added to union rolls. Still, union membership statewide remained basicall
Georgia unions claim victories
ajc.com / Posted 20 hours ago
were added to union rolls. Still, union membership statewide remained basically flat at 4 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nationwide, it’s 11.1 percent. Georgia has the fourth lowest membership rate in the U.S. Some... Read more
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The Morning Call
Male-female wage gap signficantly widening for young workers, study findsnot clear, however, whether chosen jobs and fields are driving the wage gap for
Male-female wage gap signficantly widening for young workers, study finds
The Morning Call / Posted 20 hours ago
not clear, however, whether chosen jobs and fields are driving the wage gap for young workers. A recent analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by the PayScale website broke out jobs where at least 85 percent of the workers are men and... Read more
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Business Insurance
Finger amputation results in OSHA citationsin Wichita, Kansas, said in a statement. “While working as a strip caster, this
Finger amputation results in OSHA citations
Business Insurance / Posted 20 hours ago
in Wichita, Kansas, said in a statement. “While working as a strip caster, this man joined 65 other Kansas workers who, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, reports suffered preventable, workplace amputation injuries in 2015. Exide needs to clean up its... Read more
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Island Packet
South Carolina ranks in top 10 states with highest unemployment ratesreflects each state's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate, total employed and
South Carolina ranks in top 10 states with highest unemployment rates
Island Packet / Posted 21 hours ago
reflects each state's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate, total employed and total unemployed workers, as shown by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This attempts to "remove the influences of predictable seasonal patterns to reveal how employment... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
The jobs with the largest gender pay gapsasking for a raise. "Getting to his dollar represents a 30 percent or more incr
The jobs with the largest gender pay gaps
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
asking for a raise. "Getting to his dollar represents a 30 percent or more increase in our pay," she said, referencing the Bureau of Labor Statistics figure. "If you make $85,000 a year and get the raise to men's level, that adds up to $1.7 million... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Male-female wage gap signficantly widening for young workers, study findsnot clear, however, whether chosen jobs and fields are driving the wage gap for
Male-female wage gap signficantly widening for young workers, study finds
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
not clear, however, whether chosen jobs and fields are driving the wage gap for young workers. A recent analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by the PayScale website broke out jobs where at least 85 percent of the workers are men and... Read more
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CNBC
Paychecks aren't going up very much but health-care costs sure areon an annualized basis in the first quarter, after a 0.6 percent gain for the t
Paychecks aren't going up very much but health-care costs sure are
CNBC / Posted 22 hours ago
on an annualized basis in the first quarter, after a 0.6 percent gain for the three-month period, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics' employment cost index reading Friday. That's a sharp decline from the year-ago period, which... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
States with the Highest Unemployment Ratesreflects each state's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate, total employed and
States with the Highest Unemployment Rates
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 23 hours ago
reflects each state's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate, total employed and total unemployed workers, as shown by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This attempts to "remove the influences of predictable seasonal patterns to reveal how employment... Read more
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Market Watch
Cost of employing workers shows little sign of speeding up, ECI showspast year despite widespread predictions that wages would speed up. From Janua
Cost of employing workers shows little sign of speeding up, ECI shows
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
past year despite widespread predictions that wages would speed up. From January through March, wages increased 0.7%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. Wages represent about 70% of a company’s cost to employ its workers. Benefits... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Graduating college? Here are 10 best entry-level jobs that pay well and have job stability.or those just starting out in the workforce, have an unemployment rate of 8.4%,
Graduating college? Here are 10 best entry-level jobs that pay well and have job stability.
TheStreet.com / Posted yesterday
or those just starting out in the workforce, have an unemployment rate of 8.4%, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. And that makes having a degree in one of the more prospective fields even more important when... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
This is the 'average Californian'personal loans, and other things, pored over data from the U.S. Census Bureau,
This is the 'average Californian'
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
personal loans, and other things, pored over data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and more surveys to find out the mean salaries, expenses, debts, work hours, backgrounds, and... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Perfect budget storm hits W.Va.bearing down on West Virginia. It has been coming for years. In March, 734,079
Perfect budget storm hits W.Va.
The Inter-Mountain / Posted yesterday
bearing down on West Virginia. It has been coming for years. In March, 734,079 West Virginians had jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ten years ago, the number was 764,615. So we have about 30,500 fewer taxpayers to cover our... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
High schoolers put job skills into practice at MCC contestsaid, of which there are many. Entry-level salaries in commercial carpentry ca
High schoolers put job skills into practice at MCC contest
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted yesterday
said, of which there are many. Entry-level salaries in commercial carpentry can be has high as $45,000, Yarrow noted. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects carpenter employment will grow 6 percent from 2014 to 2024, a rate of growth equal to the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why The US Output Gap Means The 10 Year Is Going Below 1%to the evidence that the unemployment rate is overstating the health of the eco
Why The US Output Gap Means The 10 Year Is Going Below 1%
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
to the evidence that the unemployment rate is overstating the health of the economy is the mismatch between the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) household survey (unemployment rate) and the establishment survey (non-farm payroll... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Clients are living longer, putting pressure on retirement advicepercentage of civilians in the workforce over age 55 is now 22%, the highest fi
Clients are living longer, putting pressure on retirement advice
Financial Planning.com / Posted yesterday
percentage of civilians in the workforce over age 55 is now 22%, the highest figure since 1948, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nearly one-third of Americans age 65 to 69 are now in the labor force, up from only one-fifth in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Male-female wage gap widening for young workersnot clear, however, whether chosen jobs and fields are driving the wage gap for
Male-female wage gap widening for young workers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
not clear, however, whether chosen jobs and fields are driving the wage gap for young workers. A recent analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by the PayScale website broke out jobs where at least 85 per cent of the workers are men and... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Pembroke Pines among best cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs, study saysto income growth for Hispanics, Hispanic unemployment and the cost of living.
Pembroke Pines among best cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs, study says
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
to income growth for Hispanics, Hispanic unemployment and the cost of living. Data came from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Statistic, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and other sources. Laredo, Texas, was ranked as the best city... Read more
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Reuters
Lawsuit accuses PwC of discriminating against older job applicantsworkers were in their 20s or early 30s. The median age of U.S. accountants and
Lawsuit accuses PwC of discriminating against older job applicants
Reuters / Posted yesterday
workers were in their 20s or early 30s. The median age of U.S. accountants and auditors is 43, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of age discrimination lawsuits filed spiked during the recession when many companies... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Hillary Will Be The Least Of Your Worries - America Has Economic Diarrheacome the labour market performs so well despite all the gloom and doom we witne
Hillary Will Be The Least Of Your Worries - America Has Economic Diarrhea
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
come the labour market performs so well despite all the gloom and doom we witness in the overall economy? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) the US economy created 2.8 million jobs over the last 12 months; that is almost on par with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lawsuit accuses PwC of discriminating against older job applicantsworkers were in their 20s or early 30s. The median age of U.S. accountants and
Lawsuit accuses PwC of discriminating against older job applicants
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
workers were in their 20s or early 30s. The median age of U.S. accountants and auditors is 43, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of age discrimination lawsuits filed spiked during the recession when many companies... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
'Sweet Cakes' bakery owners file appeal in gay wedding cake casethat bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein filed a brief with the Oregon Court
'Sweet Cakes' bakery owners file appeal in gay wedding cake case
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
that bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein filed a brief with the Oregon Court of appeals this week arguing the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries violated the Kleins' rights as artists to free speech, their rights as Oregonians to religious... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
127 Ohio workers who lost their lives in 2015 due to workplace injury or illness to be honoredkilled on the job by traumatic injuries, and an estimated 50,000–60,000 died fr
127 Ohio workers who lost their lives in 2015 due to workplace injury or illness to be honored
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
killed on the job by traumatic injuries, and an estimated 50,000–60,000 died from occupational diseases according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This number will increase when the final data is released later this year. This preliminary count... Read more
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ajc.com
More dying at work in GeorgiaIt got more dangerous to work in Georgia in 2014. The Bureau of Labor Statisti
More dying at work in Georgia
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
It got more dangerous to work in Georgia in 2014. The Bureau of Labor Statistics counted 152 Georgians who died on the job two years ago, a 25 percent increase from 2013. Truck drivers and other transportation-related accidents accounted for 62 of... Read more
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Denver Post
Metro Denver has shortage of homes and workers, reports showAustin, Texas, among metros with 1 million or more workers for the lowest unemp
Metro Denver has shortage of homes and workers, reports show
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
Austin, Texas, among metros with 1 million or more workers for the lowest unemployment rate in March, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Denver and Austin were tied in February with a 3.1 percent unemployment rate. In March, Austin... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California minimum wage hike hits LA apparel industry: 'The exodus has begun'significantly. Last year, Los Angeles County was home to 2,128 garment makers,
California minimum wage hike hits LA apparel industry: 'The exodus has begun'
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
significantly. Last year, Los Angeles County was home to 2,128 garment makers, down 33 percent from 2005, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data. During that period, employment also plunged by a third, to 40,500 workers. Wages, meanwhile,... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
'Sweet Cakes' bakery owners file appeal in gay wedding cake casethat bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein filed a brief with the Oregon Court
'Sweet Cakes' bakery owners file appeal in gay wedding cake case
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
that bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein filed a brief with the Oregon Court of appeals this week arguing the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries violated the Kleins' rights as artists to free speech, their rights as Oregonians to religious... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Gresham bakery owners file appeal in gay wedding cake case) that bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein filed a brief with the Oregon Cour
Gresham bakery owners file appeal in gay wedding cake case
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
) that bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein filed a brief with the Oregon Court of appeals this week arguing the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries violated the Kleins' rights as artists to free speech, their rights as Oregonians to religious... Read more
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ajc.com
Top 5 emerging STEAM careers for Georgia graduates to considerand modern technology industries, graduates may want to consider the following
Top 5 emerging STEAM careers for Georgia graduates to consider
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
and modern technology industries, graduates may want to consider the following fast-growing STEAM gigs as shown on the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 to 2024 employment projections list: Wind turbine service technician: Median pay: $51, 050... Read more
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Quartz
Nobody is exactly sure what just happened to the world’s largest economygrew at a piddling 0.5% annualized rate in the first three months of 2016, acco
Nobody is exactly sure what just happened to the world’s largest economy
Quartz / Posted yesterday
grew at a piddling 0.5% annualized rate in the first three months of 2016, according to just released numbers from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. That ain’t great. And it’s probably not really true either. For the last three years, the first... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Impossibility of Reviving American Manufacturingaddition to a smaller manufacturing workforce overall, the average factory empl
The Impossibility of Reviving American Manufacturing
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
addition to a smaller manufacturing workforce overall, the average factory employs far fewer people. In 1980, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average manufacturing factory had 61 employees. By 2014, the average had dropped to 36. While... Read more
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The Scientist
Post-Grad Job Prospectsfrom 2010 to 2014 using data from Economic Modeling Systems, which draws inform
Post-Grad Job Prospects
The Scientist / Posted 2 days ago
from 2010 to 2014 using data from Economic Modeling Systems, which draws information from the US Census Bureau, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the National Center for Education Statistics, and other federal and state-level resources.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Northwest Arkansas' low unemployment falls lower stillalready low unemployment rate ticked down another notch in March to the lowest
Northwest Arkansas' low unemployment falls lower still
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
already low unemployment rate ticked down another notch in March to the lowest level in a decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Last month 2.9 percent of the labor force didn't have a job in the metropolitan statistical... Read more
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Market Watch
‘Alternative work arrangements’ now 16% of workforcesuch as Uber. In the process, however, they uncovered a much more profound shif
‘Alternative work arrangements’ now 16% of workforce
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
such as Uber. In the process, however, they uncovered a much more profound shift in the U.S. workforce. Updating the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Contingent Work Survey, which the agency has been unable to conduct since 2005, the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefmetropolitan areas in Arkansas registered unemployment rates in March that were
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
metropolitan areas in Arkansas registered unemployment rates in March that were the lowest since at least 2008, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday. Northwest Arkansas reported the lowest rate in the state at 2.9 percent, the... Read more
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Fortune
Working in the Gig Economy Is Both Desirable and Detestable2015 survey of nearly 4,000 workers, administered for them by RAND, that mirror
Working in the Gig Economy Is Both Desirable and Detestable
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
2015 survey of nearly 4,000 workers, administered for them by RAND, that mirrored earlier analyses conducted by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics in 1995 and 2005. Most remarkably, they discovered that all of the net employment growth in the... Read more
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Market Watch
People spend more time with Facebook friends than with actual friendswith others or reading, according to the American Time Use Survey, an annual pr
People spend more time with Facebook friends than with actual friends
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
with others or reading, according to the American Time Use Survey, an annual product of the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the most recent survey, Americans averaged 43 minutes a day socializing, “such as... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here's how many people in each state make the Federal minimum wage or lessThe Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks how many people earned the Federal minimu
Here's how many people in each state make the Federal minimum wage or less
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks how many people earned the Federal minimum wage or less in each state in a given year, releasing those results in an annual report on minimum wage earners. The BLS' report for 2015 was published recently. The... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here's how many people in each state make the Federal minimum wage or lessThe Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks how many people earned the Federal minimu
Here's how many people in each state make the Federal minimum wage or less
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks how many people earned the Federal minimum wage or less in each state in a given year, releasing those results in an annual report on minimum wage earners. The BLS' report for 2015 was published recently. The... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Sweet Cakes owners, now backed by George H.W. Bush's lawyer, file appealOregon regulators. In a brief filed in the Oregon Court of Appeals this week,
Sweet Cakes owners, now backed by George H.W. Bush's lawyer, file appeal
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
Oregon regulators. In a brief filed in the Oregon Court of Appeals this week, Aaron and Melissa Klein say the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries violated state and federal laws by forcing them to pay $135,000 in damages to the lesbian... Read more
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Accounting Today
The Two Sides of the Hireavailable. The job market as a whole is also demanding more accounting profess
The Two Sides of the Hire
Accounting Today / Posted 2 days ago
available. The job market as a whole is also demanding more accounting professionals: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics writes that, “In general, employment growth of accountants and auditors is expected to be closely... Read more
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Investopedia
More Waiters and Bartenders Than Manufacturing Workers Spells Troubleand software publishers have thrived, but manufacturers in the high- and low-te
More Waiters and Bartenders Than Manufacturing Workers Spells Trouble
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
and software publishers have thrived, but manufacturers in the high- and low-tech fields have declined. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) from December 2015 shows that apparel, leather, allied manufacturing, tobacco manufacturing,... Read more
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