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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 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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Google Top Company for Pay and Benefits

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) topped all companies in terms of best pay and benefits in a new survey by online jobs site Glassdoor. It adds to Google's prime spot on ...
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California, New York Lead States With Immigrant Populations

There were 40.7 million immigrants living in the United States in 2012. Of these, 11.7 million were "unauthorized." That total is up from 19.8 million in 1990. Almost all immigrants ...
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More Evidence of Weaker Labor Market in JOLTS Report

The U.S. Labor Department reading on the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (the JOLTS report) showed that some 4.014 million job openings were available in the United States on ...
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DOJ Enters No-Poach Deal With eBay, Other Companies Still Targeted

The case against high-tech employers conspiring to keep employee wages lower is about to get a whole lot more interesting. News from the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday shows ...
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Only 3% of New CEOs Are Women

Women have made very little progress in terms of what they make compared to men in similar jobs. The equality situation is even worse in the CEO's office. Only 3% ...
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