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Why Ford’s Plan to Suspend F-150 Production Will Inflame Pickup Price War

From a recent high of 70,937 units sold in June, the Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has seen sales of its F-Series pickups fall: to 65,657 units in July, to ...
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Fiat Chrysler Reaches Agreement With Canadian Labor Union

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) on Monday night reached an 11th-hour agreement with its Canadian labor union, Unifor, that dodged a strike set to begin at midnight. The four-year ...
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Employment Trends Index Confirms Slight Payrolls Gain

When most people think of employment readings, they most likely think of the U.S. Department of Labor's unemployment and payrolls report. Still, there are other reports that act to confirm the ...
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Are There Really 55 Million Freelancers in America?

It is no secret that the labor force is constantly changing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the size of the civilian labor force was 159.463 million as of August ...
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Black Americans Paid Less Than Whites Regardless of Education Level

A new study from the Economic Policy Institute found that, no matter what the level of education attainment, black Americans are paid less that whites. According to the data: While ...
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Fed Vice Chair Fischer Talks Labor Participation and Mobility

Outside of Chair Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve's Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer is one of the most closely followed people in the financial markets. Speaking at the Convocation for the ...
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Union OKs GM Canada Contract, Fiat Chrysler Next Up

Just a week ago the Canadian division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) reached a tentative four-year contract agreement with the country's autoworkers union, Unifor. Union members voted on and ...
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GM, Canadian Labor Union Reach Deal; Ford and Chrysler Next

Negotiations between General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and the company's Canadian autoworkers union, Unifor, led to a tentative deal just as the clock ran out Monday night. Some 4,000 GM ...
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Seasonal Hiring Ramps Up With Kohl’s Announcement

Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) announced Monday morning that the company plans to hire more than 69,000 seasonal employees for the 2016 holiday shopping season. Last week Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) ...
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Wind Turbine Service Technician Is Fastest Growing Job in America

The need for wind turbine service technicians will grow 108% between 2014 and 2024 to reach a total of 9,200 jobs nationwide, according to the 24/7 Wall St. analysis of ...
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California Just Passed a $1 Billion Tax on the Whole Country That No One Noticed

Special from ZeroHedge The California State Assembly recently passed a bill that received minimal recognition by the press, outside of the state, but has substantial negative consequences for basically everyone ...
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How Boeing Wins From Contract Between Southwest and Its Pilots

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and its pilots' union, Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA), reached an agreement in principle Monday on a new contract. The previous contract expired almost exactly ...
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Only 3.7% of Intel Workplace Is Black

Despite some feeble efforts by Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) to diversity its worker base, only 3.7% of its workforce is black. This is against 13.2% of the general population. Blacks ...
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Should Negative Labor Productivity Become a Political Hot Button?

As 2016 is an election year, the public is being force-fed endless rhetoric and data about what taxes are fair, how hourly wages need to rise, the wealth gap, a lack of ...
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Energy Industry Job Cuts Hit 195,000

Well-regarded employment research from Challenger, Gray & Christmas says the oil industry has shed 195,415 jobs. If crude stays below $40 a barrel, the trend may continue. According to the ...
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