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Are Detroit Companies Ready to Out-Hire Companies in Houston, NYC and Miami?

Is Detroit hiring really about to take off? The news flow out of Detroit was grim for longer than most major cities during the economic recovery, but a fresh report ...
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What Happened to Normal 5% Unemployment?

As the U.S. economy continues a string of months in which it adds 200,000 jobs and the unemployment rate hovers around 6%, one of the open questions about the recovery ...
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Minimum Wage Battle Not Over in San Diego

With a population of around 1.34 million, San Diego is the largest city in the United States to have passed an ordinance to raise the minimum wage beyond the federally ...
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States With Unemployment Under 5%

The national jobless rate continues to hover above 6% and, based on several government forecasts, will not drop below the 5% that marks a complete economic recovery for several years. ...
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Job Openings Highest in Over a Decade

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with its monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for the month of June. This JOLTS report compares hirings, firings and employees ...
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Employment Cost Index Finally Brings Wage Inflation

The markets have been digesting much employment data ahead of Friday's unemployment report, but now the market will have to deal with some wage inflation. A Labor Department report on ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Rise in Latest Week

The U.S. Labor Department is out with its report on weekly jobless claims, and the major score from the prior week was not followed. Weekly jobless claims rose by 23,000 ...
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Five States With Unemployment Over 7%

If any proof of the unevenness of the economic recovery still has to be made, it is the wild disparity of unemployment from state to state. Based on U.S. Bureau ...
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Five States With Unemployment Under 4%

If any proof of the unevenness of the economic recovery still has to be made, it is the wild disparity of unemployment from state to state. Based on U.S. Bureau ...
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Apple’s Reminder of Low Female Board Membership

The appointment of Susan L. Wagner, a senior executive of massive investment firm BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK), to Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) board of directors is a reminder of how ...
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JOLTS Report: Hiring and Quits Support Stronger Jobs Market

As of the last day in May, there were roughly 4.6 million job openings in America, up from 4.5 million on the last business day of April, according to the ...
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Does Facebook’s White Workforce Hurt Its Image?

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has a Global Head of Diversity, Maxine Williams, who is black. Its COO, Sheryl Kara Sandberg, is a woman. As a matter of fact, she is one of the ...
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Conference Board Confirms Stronger Job Trends for May

The Conference Board has released its Employment Trends Index (ETI) for the month of May, and it confirms what TrimTabs and the Labor Department showed for May last week. That ...
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Could Amazon German Strikes Spread to U.S.?

The strikes by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) warehouse workers in Germany are no longer just a pesky problem. The Verdi labor union continues to protest what it believes are low wages. ...
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Online Shopping Creates Growing Number of Jobs

A Census Bureau report released Thursday puts more precise numbers than ever before on the e-retail revolution. According to the Bureau's newly published "County Business Patterns: 2012" report, it's not ...
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