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Are 3 Million Clean Energy Jobs at Risk?

Clean energy companies support more than 3 million jobs in the United States, according to the recently released second annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report from the U.S. Department of ...
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Buy American Ad Campaign on Tap From UAW

United Automobile Workers (UAW) union President Dennis Williams said at a press conference on Thursday that the UAW plans to launch a "Buy American" advertising campaign. Details such as the ...
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80-Year-Old UAW Takes on 14-Year-Old Tesla

When Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) started in 2003, CEO Elon Musk could never have imagined his electric car company would face the prospects of workers who would want to be ...
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Are Tesla Workers Getting Ready to Unionize?

Early last year, the United Auto Workers (UAW) labor union began talking with employees at Tesla Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) Fremont, California, plant to determine if there was interest in having the ...
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Why the Jobs Market Keeps Looking Solid for 2017

If there is one measurement used to track the economy that matters the most to the public, it has to be about jobs. Gross domestic product can rise and fall, ...
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Trump’s Plan to Burst the H1-B Bubble: Which Tech Firms Will Feel It Most?

By Kashif, Investment Analyst at PrivCo, a private company financial intelligence platform President Trump’s controversial immigration reform plans include amending the H1-B visa program, which is widely used by tech ...
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ADP Payrolls Strength Supports Trump Bump and Higher Labor Department Expectations

If economists and investors were looking for confirmation that the post-election rally was going to turn into real growth in economic readings, look no further than the January ADP Employment ...
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Los Angeles, With 1.7 Mexican Immigrants, Faces Major Labor Shortage

Los Angeles, with 1.735 million Mexican immigrants, which is 13.3% of its total population, faces major changes if the Trump Administration implements some of its plans to build a wall between ...
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Boeing’s South Carolina Workers File Again for Union Vote

The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) filed a petition Monday morning with the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hold an election at Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: ...
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GM Set to Announce $1 Billion US Investment, Creation of 1,000 Jobs

According to a report at The Wall Street Journal, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will announce Tuesday a plan to invest at least $1 billion in new investments in the U.S. ...
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Amazon to Add 100,000 Jobs in Show of Revenue Growth Strength

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) flexed its muscles as it showed business must be surging at an astonishing pace. The company said it would 100,000 full-time jobs in the United States ...
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Nearly 2 Million High-Tech Employees Are Underpaid

A recent study by analysts at Paysa, released on Tuesday, pointed to a 10% gap between the actual pay and the market value for more than a third of professionals ...
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Could a Privatized US Postal Service Follow on Cancelled Staples Contract?

In 2013, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) contracted with Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) to provide postal services in about 500 Staples stores. The reaction from the American Postal Workers Union ...
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Redmond, Oregon, Added the Most Jobs This Past Year

The U.S. economy added nearly 2.5 million workers to the list of the employed in the past 12 months, a gain of 1.7%. Employment is expanding even more rapidly in ...
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Sprint Job Additions Come After Thousands of Layoffs

Embattled wireless company Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) will add 5,000 jobs in the United States, a decision President-elect Donald Trump took credit for. Some will come from overseas to the ...
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