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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall For Second Consecutive Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall For Second Consecutive Week

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 2,000 last week, a sign that layoffs are weighing less on the job market and economic growth. Read More »

Government Charges Walmart With Labor Violations

Government Charges Walmart With Labor Violations

Walmart refused to settle on charges of retaliation

The National Labor Board charges Walmart illegally fired, disciplined or threatened striking workers last year. Read More »

1,600 Jobless After Atlantic City Casino Closes

1,600 Jobless After Atlantic City Casino Closes

Too many casinos, not enough gamblers?

Atlantic Club Casino Hotel fell victim to competition from newer, bigger casinos that have popped up in surrounding states. Read More »

Macy's Cuts 2,500 Jobs, Hopes To Save $100 Million Per Year

Macy's Cuts 2,500 Jobs, Hopes To Save $100 Million Per Year

The retailer is also planning to reassign or transfer some workers

The department store chain will put more resources into the online shopping part of its business. Read More »

Survey: U.S. Companies Add 238,000 Jobs, Most in a Year

Survey: U.S. Companies Add 238,000 Jobs, Most in a Year

U.S. businesses added the most jobs in a year in December, powered by a big gain in construction jobs. Read More »

Jobless Benefits Bill Clears Senate Hurdle

Jobless Benefits Bill Clears Senate Hurdle

Legislation to renew jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed unexpectedly clear an initial Senate hurdle, but the bill's fate remains in doubt. Read More »

Where's the Future Aviation Boom? Drone Jobs

Where's the Future Aviation Boom? Drone Jobs

The average drone pilot's salary could be as high as $115,000

The aviation industry predicts the creation of over 70,000 new jobs in the first three years after Congress loosens restrictions on U.S. skies. Read More »

Employers 203,000 Jobs in November; Unemployment Rate at 7%

Employers 203,000 Jobs in November; Unemployment Rate at 7%

A fourth straight month of solid hiring cut the U.S. unemployment rate to a five-year low of 7 percent in November, an encouraging sign for the economy. Read More »

ADP: Private Employers Add 215,000 Jobs in November

ADP: Private Employers Add 215,000 Jobs in November

A private survey shows U.S. businesses last month added the most jobs in a year, powered by big gains in manufacturing and construction. Read More »

D.C. Pushing $11.50 Minimum Wage

D.C. Pushing $11.50 Minimum Wage

Would be one of the nation's highest rates by 2016

Washington, D.C.'s city council is considering a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $11.50 by 2016. This adds to minimum wage activity across the nation. Read More »

Cory Booker's First Week On the Job As U.S. Senator

Cory Booker's First Week On the Job As U.S. Senator

Booker goes to Washington a celebrity and senator

Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker is learning the rules of being a U.S. Senator like anyone starting a new job. A reporter shadowed him on his first week in D.C. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to 336,000 in Latest Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to 336,000 in Latest Week

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 336,000 last week, bringing applications to pre-recession levels. Read More »

Nuke Officers Left Blast Door Open

Nuke Officers Left Blast Door Open

Four officers caught slacking in the last year

Some jobs are more serious than others. Being the guardian of the nuclear missiles is up there. But some Air Force officers have been caught slacking off. Read More »

Private-Sector Employers Add Modest 166,000 Jobs in September

Private-Sector Employers Add Modest 166,000 Jobs in September

A survey shows U.S. businesses added 166,000 jobs last month, a sign of only modest improvement in hiring. Read More »

Amazon to Hire 70,000 Seasonal Workers

Amazon to Hire 70,000 Seasonal Workers

Hiring is a 40 percent increase from last year.

Amazon has announced is seasonal hiring plans. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; No More Backlog of Unprocessed Claims

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; No More Backlog of Unprocessed Claims

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to a near six-year low, a promising sign for the labor market. Read More »

20 Percent Of  Poor Americans Unemployed

20 Percent Of Poor Americans Unemployed

Nearly the highest rate since the Depression.

Nearly the highest rate since the Depression. Read More »

Washington Mayor Cedes To Walmart, Vetoes Living Wage Bill

Washington Mayor Cedes To Walmart, Vetoes Living Wage Bill

Washington D.C.'s mayor called the bill a 'job killer.'

Washington D.C.'s mayor called the bill a 'job killer.' Read More »

Walmart Manager Fired For Anti-Muslim Rant On Facebook

Walmart Manager Fired For Anti-Muslim Rant On Facebook

The manager said it was a joke, made in his off hours.

The manager said it was a joke, made in his off hours. Read More »

New Fed Rules To Boost Hiring Of Veterans, Disabled Workers

New Fed Rules To Boost Hiring Of Veterans, Disabled Workers

The rules could make it easier for vets and disabled workers to find work.

The rules could make it easier for vets and disabled workers to find work. Read More »

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