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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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Minimum Wage Hikes on Tap for 25 State and Local Goverments

In 2016, a total of seven states — Arizona, California, Colorado, Maine, New York, Oregon and Washington — approved raising the state's minimum wage to between $12 and $15 an hour. ...
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Detroit Three Automakers to Crimp Car Production in January

U.S. sales of new cars and light trucks in 2016 is estimated to be very close to the record-setting total of 17.5 million units sold in 2015. But the pace ...
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Amazon German Workers to Strike

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) workers in Germany will strike the company, according to a major union that has a number of members who work for the e-commerce firm. From the union's ...
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Happy Holidays, You’re Fired: List of Companies Laying People Off

The holidays are a particularly cruel time to lay off people, or to tell them they will be laid off soon. That has not stopped a number of companies from ...
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Minimum Wage to Rise in 19 States

Given a chance to have their say, voters say "Yes" to raising the minimum wage. As of November 8, 2016, 15 states had voted on a state-level proposals to raise ...
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IBM to Hire 25,000 in US

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE IBM), long criticized for sending jobs overseas, will add 25,000 to its U.S. workforce, according to a piece in USAToday penned by IBM CEO Ginni Rometty. ...
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Will Boeing’s Deal With Iran Create 100,000 Jobs? No

Boeing Co. (NYSE. BA) will sell $16.6 billion worth of planes to Iran in a deal that it says will create 100,000 jobs. Can it possibly know that number? No. ...
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Job Openings Drop in October

While the biggest number from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the U.S. Department of Labor is the monthly payrolls and unemployment report, its Job Openings and Labor Turnover ...
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