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Channel NewsAsia
Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains US hospitalsHospitals. NOT LIKE OTHER SHORTAGES Nursing shortages have occurred in the pa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
Hospitals. NOT LIKE OTHER SHORTAGES Nursing shortages have occurred in the past, but the current crisis is far worse. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there will be more than a million registered nurse openings by 2024, twice the rate seen... Read more
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Reuters
Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitalsSeptember 6, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Wood Nursing shortages have occurred in the pa
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Wood Nursing shortages have occurred in the past, but the current crisis is far worse. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there will be more than a million registered nurse openings by 2024, twice the rate seen... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee jobless rate hits all time lowrate of 4.2 percent or Georgia's 4.5 percent rate in September, was the lowest
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
rate of 4.2 percent or Georgia's 4.5 percent rate in September, was the lowest monthly rate in Tennessee since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the information in January of 1976. "I think Tennessee will continue to keep... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Renters will feel pain in the pocketbook if Colorado lands Amazon's second HQ, Apartment List saysApartment List analysis. The study used a variety of data to make its conclusi
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 8 hours ago
Apartment List analysis. The study used a variety of data to make its conclusions, including data from the U.S. Census and Bureau of Labor Statistics, historical building rates and an ease of building factor. It used Amazon's request for proposal... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee jobless rate falls to record lowrate of 4.2 percent or Georgia's 4.5 percent rate in September, was the lowest
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 hours ago
rate of 4.2 percent or Georgia's 4.5 percent rate in September, was the lowest monthly rate in Tennessee since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the information in January of 1976. "The fact the unemployment rate is down nearly... Read more
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Business Insider
Amazon could detonate a gentrification ‘prosperity bomb’ in the city it chooses for its new headquartersimpact on housing prices in 15 major cities, based on historical home-building
Business Insider / Posted 10 hours ago
impact on housing prices in 15 major cities, based on historical home-building statistics and data from the US Census and Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the report, the metro areas with the highest rent increases would include Raleigh,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Survey: Almost half of tech workers worry about losing their jobs because of ageismtheir company is 36 to 40, while 26 percent of respondents said the workers at
The Mercury News / Posted 12 hours ago
their company is 36 to 40, while 26 percent of respondents said the workers at their companies are 40 and older. “With the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting that that 25 percent of workers should be 55 and over by 2019, it’s clear that these... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Connecticut loses jobs for third consecutive monthsometime in late 2019,” Klepper-Smith wrote. The figures released Thursday cam
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 hours ago
sometime in late 2019,” Klepper-Smith wrote. The figures released Thursday came from a business payroll survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The private sector fared better and declined by 0.1 percent, or 1,100 jobs, in September,... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Is grad school good for you financiallya degree in healthcare administration," she said. If you're looking to increase
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 13 hours ago
a degree in healthcare administration," she said. If you're looking to increase your earning capacity, take a look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics' industry projections and wage averages. BLS predicts job growth across sectors, and includes the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Connecticut loses jobs for third consecutive monthsometime in late 2019,” Klepper-Smith wrote. The figures released Thursday cam
Darien News-Review / Posted 13 hours ago
sometime in late 2019,” Klepper-Smith wrote. The figures released Thursday came from a business payroll survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The private sector fared better and declined by 0.1 percent, or 1,100 jobs, in September,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Connecticut loses jobs for third consecutive monthsometime in late 2019,” Klepper-Smith wrote. The figures released Thursday cam
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 hours ago
sometime in late 2019,” Klepper-Smith wrote. The figures released Thursday came from a business payroll survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The private sector fared better and declined by 0.1 percent, or 1,100 jobs, in September,... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan jobless rate rises to 4.3% in Septemberabove the national rate but was seven-tenths of a percentage point below the st
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 20 hours ago
above the national rate but was seven-tenths of a percentage point below the state's September 2016 rate of 5.0 percent. Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives Director Jason Palmer says the size of the workforce increased... Read more
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The Davison Index
October 19, 2017Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index a
The Davison Index / Posted yesterday
Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index as determined by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some other adjustments that take effect in January of each year are based on the increase in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Restaurant’s whopping fine for ripping off workersgender wage gap has remained more or less unchanged in the past decade. Based o
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
gender wage gap has remained more or less unchanged in the past decade. Based on data compiled by a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report, here are five jobs where women are most underpaid. (Photo: Getty Images) A GOLD Coast... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
October 19, 2017Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index a
Grand Blanc View / Posted yesterday
Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index as determined by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some other adjustments that take effect in January of each year are based on the increase in... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
News Briefs | October 19, 2017Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index a
Grand Blanc View / Posted yesterday
Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index as determined by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some other adjustments that take effect in January of each year are based on the increase in... Read more
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The Burton View
October 19, 2017Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index a
The Burton View / Posted yesterday
Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index as determined by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some other adjustments that take effect in January of each year are based on the increase in... Read more
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Flint Township View
October 19, 2017Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index a
Flint Township View / Posted yesterday
Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index as determined by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some other adjustments that take effect in January of each year are based on the increase in... Read more
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Flint Township View
News Briefs | October 19, 2017Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index a
Flint Township View / Posted yesterday
Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index as determined by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some other adjustments that take effect in January of each year are based on the increase in... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Washington unemployment rate holds steady at 4.6 percentduring the month and the public sector gained 7,800 jobs. Job gains and losses
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
during the month and the public sector gained 7,800 jobs. Job gains and losses are estimates based on a survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate counts the percentage of people who are unemployed and actively looking for... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The worst gender pay gap in Chicago?and paralegal, are more likely to be filled by women, widening the pay gap acro
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
and paralegal, are more likely to be filled by women, widening the pay gap across the industry as a whole. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, last year there were approximately 9,000 paralegals and legal assistants in the Chicago metro... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan jobless rate rises to 4.3 percent in Septemberabove the national rate but was seven-tenths of a percentage point below the st
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
above the national rate but was seven-tenths of a percentage point below the state's September 2016 rate of 5.0 percent. Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives Director Jason Palmer says the size of the workforce increased... Read more
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The Columbian
Washington unemployment rate holds steady at 4.6 percentduring the month and the public sector gained 7,800 jobs. Job gains and losses
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
during the month and the public sector gained 7,800 jobs. Job gains and losses are estimates based on a survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate counts the percentage of people who are unemployed and actively looking for... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
New York women paid less than men- New York women were paid 86 percent of what men made in 2016, new federal dat
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
- New York women were paid 86 percent of what men made in 2016, new federal data shows. A report Monday from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found the median weekly income for women working full-time jobs was $840 last year in New York,... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham may not land Amazon HQ2, but trying could pay offin a full-court press. Another problem: Alabama has one of the lowest labor fo
Al.com / Posted yesterday
in a full-court press. Another problem: Alabama has one of the lowest labor force participation rates in the country. The Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest numbers put Alabama's rate at 56 percent -the third-lowest rate in the country, only above... Read more
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PR.com
Partnership Between University of Delaware and All Campus Helps Bridge Data Analytics Skills Gapcosts. The projected growth rate of job demand for statisticians between 2014
PR.com / Posted yesterday
costs. The projected growth rate of job demand for statisticians between 2014 and 2024 is 34 percent, according the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Market intelligence firm, International Data Corporation, estimates that by 2018 employers in the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JCHS event combines college, career optionsOctober 2016, 69.7 percent of 2016 high school graduates enrolled in colleges o
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
October 2016, 69.7 percent of 2016 high school graduates enrolled in colleges or universities, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Missy Bonnot, the director of economic development for the Jefferson City Area Chamber of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JCHS event combines college, career optionsOctober 2016, 69.7 percent of 2016 high school graduates enrolled in colleges o
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
October 2016, 69.7 percent of 2016 high school graduates enrolled in colleges or universities, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Missy Bonnot, the director of economic development for the Jefferson City Area Chamber of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Personal Finance: Social Security recipients get a raise, give it backincrease in the income benefit is based upon the familiar consumer price index
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
increase in the income benefit is based upon the familiar consumer price index or CPI, which is computed each month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. When most people talk about inflation, they generally mean the annualized change in the CPI, and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Americans' Economic Confidence Turns Negative For First Time Since Electionthan usual assessment of the direction in which the economy is headed. This cou
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
than usual assessment of the direction in which the economy is headed. This could be related to the recent report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which found a loss of 33,000 jobs in September after a series of damaging storms in Florida,... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
U.S. wants massive NAFTA auto parts concessionsis stagnant wages: U.S. auto salaries have not seen an appreciable increase for
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
is stagnant wages: U.S. auto salaries have not seen an appreciable increase for years, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Dias says that’s the problem everyone should be attacking — by increasing labour standards,... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Build Montana's workforce, build Montana's futureto follow an alternate route deserve equal support and accolades from educators
Havre Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
to follow an alternate route deserve equal support and accolades from educators and our communities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction across the country is expected to add 790,400 jobs by 2024, and is in the top five... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Marital status income gapST. LOUIS, Mo. _ In terms of income, the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows marri
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ In terms of income, the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows married women earn 20% more than women of all other marital status. Even more than unmarried men. However, after divorce their income drops by nearly half. Attorney Jonathan... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
CLC students celebrate medical assistants recognition weekas members of the health care delivery team and perform administrative and clin
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
as members of the health care delivery team and perform administrative and clinical procedures. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical assisting continues to be projected as one of the fastest growing occupations. To find... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Holiday retail outlook is robust for jobs, salesof hires in 2016 was nearly 10 percent lower than the year before, when retaile
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
of hires in 2016 was nearly 10 percent lower than the year before, when retailers added 708,800 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the firm, retailers have announced more than 6,000 store closures and 67,000 job... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Chatham school board talks teacher pay, student options at retreatso that we are not preparing students for jobs that won’t exist,” Levett said.
Savannah Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
so that we are not preparing students for jobs that won’t exist,” Levett said. Levett pointed to information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that stated automation could wipe out millions of jobs in the next two decades. The report shows... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pure folly in embracing coalrenewable energy will continue to fall. With or without the Clean Power Plan,
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
renewable energy will continue to fall. With or without the Clean Power Plan, the coal industry, which, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employs about 52,000 people, isn’t coming back. So, the Trump administration is undercutting... Read more
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CBS News
The hidden cost of disability discriminationasked 3,570 employees in white-collar professions between the ages of 21 and 65
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
asked 3,570 employees in white-collar professions between the ages of 21 and 65 the same series of questions asked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Researchers also asked about chronic illnesses, such as cancer or Parkinson's, and if those... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The shrinking middle class1990, but manufacturing employment — once a mainstay of the middle class — has
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
1990, but manufacturing employment — once a mainstay of the middle class — has fallen 59 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over the same time period, employment in trade, transportation and utilities is down 10 percent... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Buffett's Wrong - Why Market Valuations Are Not Justified By Low Interest Ratesof output per worker (productivity). On the labor side, based on population gro
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
of output per worker (productivity). On the labor side, based on population growth and other demographic factors, the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that the U.S. labor force - the number of people working or looking for work - will... Read more
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The Daily Californian
No settlement in the minimum wage fluxmore expensive than it was back then, according to the Consumer Price Index inf
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
more expensive than it was back then, according to the Consumer Price Index inflation calculator on the website of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And on Oct. 1, Berkeley’s minimum wage was increased from $12.53 to $13.75 per hour. This means... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Entry-level housing prices leaving more buyers without viable optionsthe reason is that a lot of people who live in the northern part of the county
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 4 days ago
the reason is that a lot of people who live in the northern part of the county work in Jacksonville. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, wages are about 15 percent higher in Jacksonville than in St. Johns County. Yet the median home... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jumping at a second chanceor taking part-time jobs. Almost 19 percent of people 65 or older are working,
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
or taking part-time jobs. Almost 19 percent of people 65 or older are working, according to the latest figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number is close to 62 percent of those ages 55 to 65. Those numbers have been growing... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How to Wipe Out Puerto Rico's Debt Without Hurting Bondholdersdeclaring a moratorium at least until Puerto Rico got back on its feet, and bet
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
declaring a moratorium at least until Puerto Rico got back on its feet, and better yet, indefinitely. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs data, 33,000 US jobs were lost in September, the first time the country has had a negative... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The shrinking middle class1990, but manufacturing employment — once a mainstay of the middle class — has
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
1990, but manufacturing employment — once a mainstay of the middle class — has fallen 59 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over the same time period, employment in trade, transportation and utilities is down 10 percent... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Social Security benefits to go up 2% -- $25 a month mostlycost-of-living adjustment Friday. By law, the adjustment is based on a broad m
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
cost-of-living adjustment Friday. By law, the adjustment is based on a broad measure of consumer prices generated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Advocates for senior citizens claim the inflation index doesn't accurately capture rising prices... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Social Security recipients will see 2 percent boost in 2018announced the COLA on Friday. By law, the COLA is based on a broad measure of
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
announced the COLA on Friday. By law, the COLA is based on a broad measure of consumer prices generated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Advocates for seniors claim the inflation index doesn’t accurately capture rising prices faced... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
College graduation remains elusive goalgraduating with about $16,000 in debt. While some will argue that a college de
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
graduating with about $16,000 in debt. While some will argue that a college degree is not necessary to succeed in life, Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate it impacts earning potential. In 2016, those with less than a high school diploma had a... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
The shrinking middle class1990, but manufacturing employment — once a mainstay of the middle class — has
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
1990, but manufacturing employment — once a mainstay of the middle class — has fallen 59 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over the same time period, employment in trade, transportation and utilities is down 10 percent... Read more
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The News-Times
The shrinking middle class1990, but manufacturing employment — once a mainstay of the middle class — has
The News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
1990, but manufacturing employment — once a mainstay of the middle class — has fallen 59 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over the same time period, employment in trade, transportation and utilities is down 10 percent... Read more
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