Jobs

Black Unemployment Over 50% Above National Average

The newly released Employment Situation for November, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows that the economy added 266,000 jobs last month and that the unemployment rate dropped to 3.5%, ...
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November Payrolls Surge Much More Than Expected

This week's weak payrolls report from ADP had the market bracing for low payrolls numbers on Friday after signaling contraction in manufacturing, commodity producers and retailers. ADP's Mark Zandi even ...
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2019 Job Losses at 4-Year High as Tech, Mining Fire More Workers 

The outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday released its job-cuts report for November, showing that a total of 44,569 planned U.S. job cuts were announced in the month. ...
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Unemployment In This American City Is Above 20%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released its unemployment numbers for America's 389 metro areas for the month of October. The trend was generally positive. Unemployment for the month was ...
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15 Cities Where AI Is About To Kill Jobs

The story about jobs lost to automation has always focused on how the workers hardest hit by the brave new world will be those whose jobs are at risk from ...
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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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