Jobs

Private Sector Job Openings Keep Declining From the 2018 Peak

Each month, unemployment and payrolls data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Employment Situation report is followed up by the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary. This so-called JOLTS ...
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Black Unemployment Rate 50% Above National Average in October

Most experts believe that the October jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed some pressure on the economy due to trade wars, particularly with China. It was ...
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Labor Department Delivers a Goldilocks Unemployment and Payrolls Report for October

The Federal Reserve did deliver on its expected quarter-point interest rate cut this week. That was a day ahead of a better than expected gross domestic product report for the ...
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Why UPS Really Needs to Find 100,000 Seasonal Workers

Back in early September, United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) said that it would hire 100,000 seasonal workers this year to help it deliver the expected glut of holiday packages. ...
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2019 Job Losses at 4-Year High as Tech, Retail Chop More Workers 

Outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday released its job-cuts report for October, showing that a total of 50,275 planned U.S. job cuts were announced in the month, ...
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Where Being a Police Officer Is Rewarding, and Where It’s Not

Being a police officer in New York City's borough of Manhattan likely is considerably different from serving in Manhattan, Kansas. Pay levels, cost of living and job safety all figure ...
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Job Openings and Quits Show Signs of Less Robust Job Market

The media reports that recession risks are rising every day. If a recession is going to arrive, it's going to take a major blow to the consumer — and the ...
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US CEOs Are Departing at a Record Pace, Tech Slammed

The number of U.S. chief executive officers who lost or left their jobs in September dipped by 5% compared to the August total. Last month, 151 CEOs left their jobs, ...
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Black Unemployment Rate Over 50% Above National Number

Most experts believe that the September jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed some pressure on the economy due to trade wars, particularly with China. However, the ...
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Slow Payrolls Gains Still Good Enough to Ease Many Recession Fears

After weaker manufacturing and non-manufacturing data inserted some caution in payroll growth this week, and considering a weaker than expected ADP private sector payrolls report, the expectations were low coming ...
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Job Losses in 2019 Highest in 4 Years as Manufacturing and Auto Industries Falter 

The outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday released its job-cuts report for September, showing that a total of 41,557 planned U.S. job cuts were announced last month, ...
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ADP Payrolls Data Shows Some Caution in Jobs Market

After a weak ISM Manufacturing report on Tuesday, there had been some concerns that the job market might be taking a hit from the U.S./China trade war and slowing global ...
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Continuing Jobless Claims Remain Near 50-Year Low

New claims for unemployment benefits rose by 3,000 in the week ending September 21, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Labor. The seasonally adjusted total rose ...
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US Firms to Hire Fewer Seasonal Workers This Year

Citing data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas is predicting that the number of seasonal jobs offered this year will be no ...
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August US CEO Departures at Record Monthly High

The number of U.S. chief executive officers who lost or left their jobs in August jumped by 28% compared to the July total. Last month 159 CEOs left their jobs, ...
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