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Trump has no nominees for 245 important jobs, including an ambassador to South Korea - Stars and Stripes

January 13, 2018 - 9:45am

Stars and Stripes

Trump has no nominees for 245 important jobs, including an ambassador to South Korea
Stars and Stripes
President Donald Trump, at the White House on Friday Jan. 12, 2018, has no nominees for 245 important jobs, including an ambassador to South Korea. JABIN BOTSFORD/THE WASHINGTON POST. Email; Print; Reddit; Tweet; Share; Pinterest; More. By JAMES ...

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In a Tight Labor Market, Even Inmates Are Landing Jobs - New York Times

January 13, 2018 - 8:18am

New York Times

In a Tight Labor Market, Even Inmates Are Landing Jobs
New York Times
A rapidly tightening labor market is forcing companies across the country to consider workers they once would have turned away. That is providing opportunities to people who have long faced barriers to employment, such as criminal records, disabilities ...

Belvidere's redesigned Jeep debuts Tuesday as plant and suppliers reach record employment - Rockford Register Star

January 13, 2018 - 8:06am

Rockford Register Star

Belvidere's redesigned Jeep debuts Tuesday as plant and suppliers reach record employment
Rockford Register Star
BELVIDERE — Details of the redesigned 2019 Jeep Cherokee with more fuel-efficient powertrain options will be unveiled Tuesday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The success of the midsize sport utility vehicle is key to the ...

Park City businesses still struggling to fill employment gaps - The Park Record

January 13, 2018 - 7:00am

The Park Record

Park City businesses still struggling to fill employment gaps
The Park Record
Around town, several signs are advertising employment. At Redstone Center, businesses such as Park City Coffee Roaster (pictured above) are seeking workers. Few this year are denying it. Hiring has been a struggle. One could look at Deer Valley Resort ...

Nine states ready to require jobs for Medicaid enrollees - Washington Examiner

January 12, 2018 - 11:01pm

Washington Examiner

Nine states ready to require jobs for Medicaid enrollees
Washington Examiner
Nine states are planning to implement work requirements for their Medicaid enrollees, following Kentucky, which on Friday became the first place in the country to be approved to create such a program. Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, New ...
Trump opens path for states to require employment for Medicaid recipientsChristian Science Monitor
Kentucky first state to get approval for Medicaid employment requirementThe Columbian
Understanding the Intersection of Medicaid and WorkKaiser Family Foundation
Medicaid.gov -CMS.gov
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Some Walmart employees get raises, others to lose their jobs - NRToday.com

January 12, 2018 - 8:10pm

NRToday.com

Some Walmart employees get raises, others to lose their jobs
NRToday.com
In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, photo, Laila Ummelaila, a personal shopper at the Walmart store in Old Bridge, N.J., pushes a cart with bins as she shops for online shoppers. On Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, Walmart announced it is boosting its starting ...
330 to lose jobs when Sam's Club stores close in Farmington Hills, LansingCrain's Detroit Business
Owings Mills Sam's Club closes and 169 lose jobsBaltimore Sun
Sam's Club store closings list: 63 locations, over 10000 jobs axedSyracuse.com
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Watchdog: Illinois fudged jobs data to get federal OK to waive work requirement for food stamp recipients - Illinois News Network

January 12, 2018 - 6:56pm

Illinois News Network

Watchdog: Illinois fudged jobs data to get federal OK to waive work requirement for food stamp recipients
Illinois News Network
A government accountability group says the state of Illinois is fudging employment data in order to allow more healthy Illinoisans to receive taxpayer-funded food stamps without having to work. The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved an Illinois ...

Shutdown of West Allis Sam's Club will eliminate 165 jobs - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

January 12, 2018 - 5:27pm

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Shutdown of West Allis Sam's Club will eliminate 165 jobs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The closing of Sam's Club in West Allis will eliminate jobs for 165 employees, the retailer has told state officials. In a filing with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Sam's Club stated the store at 1540 S. 108th St. will close ...

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Wal-Mart Plans to Cut Over 1000 Corporate Jobs -- Update - Morningstar.com

January 12, 2018 - 5:25pm

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wal-Mart Plans to Cut Over 1000 Corporate Jobs -- Update
Morningstar.com
A day after promising to give its store workers raises and bonuses, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is preparing to hand out pink slips at its headquarters. The giant retailer, which is based in Bentonville, Ark., and employs more than 1.5 million people in the U ...
Wal-Mart to ax 1000 jobs, most at Arkansas headquarters, report saysArkansas Online
Shutdown of West Allis Sam's Club will eliminate 165 jobsMilwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Shaq on his love for new tech and how he tried to get Steve Jobs to give him a preview of the iPhone - Business Insider

January 12, 2018 - 4:20pm

Business Insider

Shaq on his love for new tech and how he tried to get Steve Jobs to give him a preview of the iPhone
Business Insider
Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal has been a self-professed "geek" since 1989. He tells us how he got into computers and tech and how he tried to get Steve Jobs to give him an early preview of the iPhone. The following is a transcript of the video. SHAQ ...

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Walmart is reportedly planning to cut over 1000 corporate jobs - CNBC

January 12, 2018 - 4:13pm

CNBC

Walmart is reportedly planning to cut over 1000 corporate jobs
CNBC
Walmart is planning to cut over 1,000 corporate jobs, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday citing sources. The layoffs, expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2019, will focus largely on employees in its corporate headquarters, the report said ...
Wal-Mart Plans to Cut Over 1000 Corporate Jobs -- UpdateMorningstar.com
Walmart plans to cut more than 1000 corporate jobsFox Business
Wal-Mart Reportedly Plans To Cut Corporate JobsMarkets Insider
Zacks Investment Research -SEC.gov -Zacks Investment Research -SEC.gov
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Red Robin layoffs show how minimum wage hikes put millennial jobs at risk - Washington Examiner

January 12, 2018 - 3:59pm

Washington Examiner

Red Robin layoffs show how minimum wage hikes put millennial jobs at risk
Washington Examiner
The desire for a higher wage is pretty self-explanatory. However, the impact of a minimum wage increase is more complicated and could have a catastrophic effect on millennials. The question facing any employer is whether a prospective employee is worth ...

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Why Illinois lost thousands of jobs to Alabama - Chicago Tribune

January 12, 2018 - 1:52pm

Chicago Tribune

Why Illinois lost thousands of jobs to Alabama
Chicago Tribune
This photo shows cotton fields in the Greenbriar community of Huntsville, Ala., that will become the site for a Toyota-Mazda plant. (Bob Gathany / AP). Editorial Board. There was zero surprise in Illinois when Toyota and Mazda unveiled their decision a ...

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12 Of The Highest Paying Jobs Right Now - Forbes

January 12, 2018 - 1:42pm

Forbes

12 Of The Highest Paying Jobs Right Now
Forbes
Each year LinkedIn, a massive career networking and job search platform, assesses the salaries of many positions in the job market and tracks the ones that pay most, based on members' disclosures. This latest report shows how lucrative it can be to ...

Meet the First 2018 Candidate to Run on a Federal Jobs Guarantee - The Nation.

January 12, 2018 - 12:43pm

The Nation.

Meet the First 2018 Candidate to Run on a Federal Jobs Guarantee
The Nation.
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State Farm shuttering 2 Washington state call centers; jobs coming to Phoenix - ABC15 Arizona

January 12, 2018 - 12:35pm

ABC15 Arizona

State Farm shuttering 2 Washington state call centers; jobs coming to Phoenix
ABC15 Arizona
Image copyright 2015 Getty Images. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Getty Images. Getty Images. Show Caption Hide Caption. Previous Next. WASHINGTON - State Farm is closing its two call ...
250 State Farm jobs coming to BloomingtonWAND

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Trump's Nafta Shift Could Cost Canadians and Mexicans Their Jobs on Wall Street - Bloomberg

January 12, 2018 - 12:25pm

Bloomberg

Trump's Nafta Shift Could Cost Canadians and Mexicans Their Jobs on Wall Street
Bloomberg
Canadians and Mexicans working in Wall Street's research departments have a lot more to worry about than the next earnings season. Financial firms operating in the U.S. have for years used the professional designation of “economist" to get so-called TN ...

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Trump, tweets couldn't save US auto jobs in 2017 - Detroit Free Press

January 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

Detroit Free Press

Trump, tweets couldn't save US auto jobs in 2017
Detroit Free Press
When Fiat Chrysler announced its decision to move production of the Ram Truck plant from Mexico to Michigan, President Donald Trump tweeted praise for the company's "very wise decision" and a promise of more to follow. But economic analysts note that ...

557 jobs statewide eliminated with Sam's Club closings - Albany Times Union

January 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

Albany Times Union

557 jobs statewide eliminated with Sam's Club closings
Albany Times Union
Sam's Club will close four locations in central and western New York state in 2018. Sam's Clubs in Latham and Kingston will remain open. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). Photo: Paul Sakuma. Image 2 of 30. Buy photo. Keep clicking through for a list of stores ...
Shutdown of West Allis Sam's Club will eliminate 165 jobsMilwaukee Journal Sentinel

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557 jobs statewide eliminated with Sam's Club closings - Albany Times Union

January 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

Albany Times Union

557 jobs statewide eliminated with Sam's Club closings
Albany Times Union
Sam's Club will close four locations in central and western New York state in 2018. Sam's Clubs in Latham and Kingston will remain open. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). Photo: Paul Sakuma. Image 2 of 30. Buy photo. Keep clicking through for a list of stores ...
Some Walmart employees get raises, others to lose their jobsABC News
330 to lose jobs when Sam's Club stores close in Farmington Hills, LansingCrain's Detroit Business
Sam's Club store closings list: 63 locations, over 10000 jobs axedSyracuse.com
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