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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Tech firms scrounging for skilled workers training their own- as addressing the shortage of workers trained in skills that growing companie
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
- as addressing the shortage of workers trained in skills that growing companies need. It's a problem that the U.S. Labor Department identified 20 years ago. And it persists even though the median pay last year for computer and information... Read more
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The Hill
Trump touts economy, vows to build border wall in Thanksgiving tweetsjobs, and the unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent, the lowest level since Dec
The Hill / Posted 6 hours ago
jobs, and the unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent, the lowest level since December of 2000 when it was 3.9 percent, the Labor Department reported on Friday. Trump and his aides have frequently taken credit for the stock boom, a rare step for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Tax bills split over educator expensesfor the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
for the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like Richardson is $55,490, according to the Labor Department, an amount that most say falls into the middle class. But teachers often start their careers at far lower... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
House Republicans have a little-known plan to raise taxes on teachers by $2 billionfor the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
for the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like Richardson is $55,490, according to the Labor Department, an amount most say falls into the middle class. But teachers often start their careers at far lower... Read more
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Boston Globe
Iraq, GE sign $400 million deal for power infrastructureof the strength of the labor market. Applications dropped by 13,000 last week a
Boston Globe / Posted 17 hours ago
of the strength of the labor market. Applications dropped by 13,000 last week after rising by 13,000 the previous week, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. The four-week average, which smooths out volatility, rose by 1,250 to 239,750. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
Before Franken and Moore, there was Bob Packwoodunderground passageways, The Post reported. They talked, with Packwood seeming
The Mercury News / Posted 17 hours ago
underground passageways, The Post reported. They talked, with Packwood seeming to take interest in her new job at the Labor Department. He then opened a door that led to an unmarked office. There, Packwood kissed her again, she said. “You... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
House Republicans have a little-known plan to raise taxes on teachers by $2 billionfor the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
for the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like Richardson is $55,490, according to the Labor Department, an amount most say falls into the middle class. But teachers often start their careers at far lower... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago area adds jobs as local unemployment rate falls below 5% for first time in 10 yearsareas were: transportation, warehousing and utilities; and education and health
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
areas were: transportation, warehousing and utilities; and education and health services. Nationally, total nonfarm payroll rose by 261,000 in October, and the unemployment rate ticked down to 4.1 percent, according to the U.S. Labor Dep... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Under the radar, Trump, Republicans are in frontal assault of Obama-era regulationswere not final under Obama, he was able to slow that down.” But Heidi Shierhol
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
were not final under Obama, he was able to slow that down.” But Heidi Shierholz, who was the chief economist at Obama’s Labor Department and who now directs a project on worker rights and wages at the liberal Economic Policy Institute, said that... Read more
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Philly.com
House Republicans have a little-known plan to raise taxes on teachers by $2 billionfor the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
for the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like Richardson is $55,490, according to the Labor Department, an amount most say falls into the middle class. But teachers often start their careers at far lower... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Analysis: House Republicans have a little-known plan to raise taxes on teachers by $2 billionfor the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
for the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like Richardson is $55,490, according to the Labor Department, an amount most say falls into the middle class. But teachers often start their careers at far lower... Read more
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The Morning Call
Feds: Wells Fargo shifted work of Bethlehem call center outside U.S.competitive with the service supplied by the workers, which contributed importa
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
competitive with the service supplied by the workers, which contributed importantly to worker group separations,” the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance wrote in a Nov. 16 decision, which was posted online this week. The... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
House Republicans have a little-known plan to raise taxes on teachers by $2 billionfor the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
for the middle class. The median salary for an elementary school teacher like Richardson is $55,490, according to the Labor Department, an amount most say falls into the middle class. But teachers often start their careers at far lower... Read more
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The Mercury News
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits drop 13,000of the labor market. The NUMBERS: Applications dropped by 13,000 last week aft
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
of the labor market. The NUMBERS: Applications dropped by 13,000 last week after rising by 13,000 the previous week, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. The four-week average, which smooths out volatility, rose by 1,250 to 239,750. The... Read more
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The News-Times
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
The Chippewa Herald / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
Fremont Tribune / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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Missoulian
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
Missoulian / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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The World
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
The World / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
The Times and Democrat / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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The Sentinel
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
The Sentinel / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
Santa Maria Times / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
Sioux City Journal / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
Rapid City Journal / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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New York Daily News
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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FOX Business
US jobless claims fall after two straight weekly increasesclaims for state unemployment benefits declined 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
claims for state unemployment benefits declined 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 239,000 for the week ended Nov. 18, the Labor Department said on Wednesday, reversing the prior week's increase. Claims had risen in recent weeks as a backlog of... Read more
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FOX Business
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000of the labor market. The NUMBERS: Applications dropped by 13,000 last week aft
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
of the labor market. The NUMBERS: Applications dropped by 13,000 last week after rising by 13,000 the previous week, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. The four-week average, which smooths out volatility, rose by 1,250 to 239,750. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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FOX Business
US jobless claims fall after two straight weekly increasesclaims for state unemployment benefits declined 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
claims for state unemployment benefits declined 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 239,000 for the week ended Nov. 18, the Labor Department said on Wednesday, reversing the prior week's increase. Claims had risen in recent weeks as a backlog of... Read more
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FOX Business
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000Reading Below The NUMBERS: Applications dropped by 13,000 last week after risi
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Reading Below The NUMBERS: Applications dropped by 13,000 last week after rising by 13,000 the previous week, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. The four-week average, which smooths out volatility, rose by 1,250 to 239,750. The... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000three weeks, pushing total applications down to a low 239,000, further evidence
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
three weeks, pushing total applications down to a low 239,000, further evidence of the strength of the labor market. The Labor Department on Wednesday reported that applications dropped by 13,000 last week after rising by 13,000 the previous... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, F
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
July 19, 2016, file photo, a job applicant attends a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil helps Wall Street futures inch higheris expected to show that new orders for durable goods rose 0.3 percent after ri
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
is expected to show that new orders for durable goods rose 0.3 percent after rising 2.0 percent in September. * The Labor Department will also release initial jobless claims numbers for the week ended Nov. 18, which is predicted to come in... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil helps Wall Street futures inch higheris expected to show that new orders for durable goods rose 0.3 percent after ri
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
is expected to show that new orders for durable goods rose 0.3 percent after rising 2.0 percent in September. * The Labor Department will also release initial jobless claims numbers for the week ended Nov. 18, which is predicted to come in... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Mid-Hudson unemployment holds steadyALBANY – October 2017 unemployment in the Hudson Valley came in at 4.3 percent,
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
ALBANY – October 2017 unemployment in the Hudson Valley came in at 4.3 percent, the state labor department reported Tuesday. That is down from 4.4 percent in September. Columbia County, with 3.4 percent joblessness last month, scored the lowest... Read more
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The Middletown Press
E-commerce’s impact felt throughout Connecticut economygauge, about 9,700 in the state were working in warehousing and storage in Sept
The Middletown Press / Posted 3 days ago
gauge, about 9,700 in the state were working in warehousing and storage in September, compared with 8,500 10 years ago, Labor Department statistics show. State officials on both sides of the aisle have embraced Amazon’s growth in Connecticut.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump secures 70 foreign workers for Mar-Lagoone who's blasted companies for hiring immigrants over American workers. Trump
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
one who's blasted companies for hiring immigrants over American workers. Trump recently won permission from the U.S. Labor Department to hire 70 cooks, maids and servers to work at his ritzy Mar-a-Lago Club for the tourist season, according... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump secures 70 foreign workers for Mar-Lagoone who's blasted companies for hiring immigrants over American workers. Trump
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
one who's blasted companies for hiring immigrants over American workers. Trump recently won permission from the U.S. Labor Department to hire 70 cooks, maids and servers to work at his ritzy Mar-a-Lago Club for the tourist season, according... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
E-commerce’s impact felt throughout Connecticut economygauge, about 9,700 in the state were working in warehousing and storage in Sept
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
gauge, about 9,700 in the state were working in warehousing and storage in September, compared with 8,500 10 years ago, Labor Department statistics show. State officials on both sides of the aisle have embraced Amazon’s growth in Connecticut.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
E-commerce’s impact felt throughout Connecticut economygauge, about 9,700 in the state were working in warehousing and storage in Sept
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
gauge, about 9,700 in the state were working in warehousing and storage in September, compared with 8,500 10 years ago, Labor Department statistics show. State officials on both sides of the aisle have embraced Amazon’s growth in Connecticut.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
E-commerce’s impact felt throughout Connecticut economygauge, about 9,700 in the state were working in warehousing and storage in Sept
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
gauge, about 9,700 in the state were working in warehousing and storage in September, compared with 8,500 10 years ago, Labor Department statistics show. State officials on both sides of the aisle have embraced Amazon’s growth in Connecticut.... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
How they voted: Larimer County area congressional votes for Nov. 10-16, 2017Senate has confirmed the nomination of David G. Zatezalo to serve as Assistant
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Senate has confirmed the nomination of David G. Zatezalo to serve as Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health at the Labor Department. Zatezalo is a former coal miner and executive at the Rhino Resources coal company. A supporter, Senate... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Jobless rates fell in 12 US states, hit record lows in 3file photo, job seekers walk into the Opportunity Fair and Forum employment eve
The Middletown Press / Posted 5 days ago
file photo, job seekers walk into the Opportunity Fair and Forum employment event in Dallas. On Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, the Labor Department reports on state unemployment rates for October. less FILE - In this Friday, May 19, 2017, file photo, job... Read more
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