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Scotland's papers: Threat to 'thousands' of jobs - BBC News

January 16, 2018 - 1:41am

BBC News

Scotland's papers: Threat to 'thousands' of jobs
BBC News
The Scotsman leads with the collapse of Carillion and a warning from the Unite union that the move puts thousands of jobs at risk north of the border. The impact on the construction of the Aberdeen bypass is the focus of The Press and Journal, which ...

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Hellgate Elementary students learn responsibility through jobs program - The Missoulian

January 15, 2018 - 7:34pm

The Missoulian

Hellgate Elementary students learn responsibility through jobs program
The Missoulian
Hellgate Elementary students Trey Munnerlyn and Kharisma Vreeland trek across the school's campus last week making a delivery from one building to another as part of their jobs in the "Hawks Helpers" program. The jobs program is meant to give students ...

State of Minnesota makes progress on minority contracting, employment - Minneapolis Star Tribune

January 15, 2018 - 5:49pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

State of Minnesota makes progress on minority contracting, employment
Minneapolis Star Tribune
GLEN STUBBE • gstubbe@startribune.com Matt Massman, head of the Department of Administration, has simplified the process to certify minority-owned businesses as targeted vendors. Text size. comment. share · tweet · email. Print. more. Share on: Share ...

Accounting Project NOW, Inc. CAA seeks a GRANTS ACCOUNTANT Applying - Quad-Cities Online

January 15, 2018 - 1:53pm

Quad-Cities Online

Accounting Project NOW, Inc. CAA seeks a GRANTS ACCOUNTANT Applying
Quad-Cities Online
Accounting Project NOW, Inc. CAA seeks a GRANTS ACCOUNTANT Applying principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare grant reports. B.A. in Accounting, 2 years experience in relation field, and Microsoft Windows and Excel ...

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$16 million facility to bring jobs to Aurora - Record-Courier

January 15, 2018 - 1:49pm

$16 million facility to bring jobs to Aurora
Record-Courier
AURORA — By the end of 2018, Trelleborg Sealing Profiles U.S. Inc. will have consolidated operations from several locations into a single, new $16 million facility in Aurora, bringing dozens of jobs with it. According to Managing Director Smitty McKee ...

Reading robots aren't here to threaten your jobs - TNW

January 15, 2018 - 1:23pm

TNW

Reading robots aren't here to threaten your jobs
TNW
AI developed by Microsoft and Alibaba, independently, last week became the first to beat humans at reading comprehension. The reported implications of this technological advancement seem to indicate machines with the ability to read better than humans ...

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Immigrants held record share of US construction jobs in 2016 - Washington Examiner

January 15, 2018 - 11:49am

Washington Examiner

Immigrants held record share of US construction jobs in 2016
Washington Examiner
The National Association of Homebuilders said Monday that 24.4 percent of U.S. construction workers were immigrants in 2016, the highest share on record. But the high percentage of immigrant workers is not because immigrants are taking more jobs ...

Steve Jobs changed the future of laptops 10 years ago today - The ... - The Verge

January 15, 2018 - 10:14am

The Verge

Steve Jobs changed the future of laptops 10 years ago today - The ...
The Verge
“It's the world's thinnest notebook,” said Steve Jobs as he introduced the MacBook Air 10 years ago today. Apple's Macworld 2008 was a special one, taking place just days after the annual Consumer Electronics Show had ended and Bill Gates bid farewell ...
Steve Jobs unveiled the MacBook Air - and Apple's future - 10 years ago todayAppleInsider (press release) (blog)

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Utility Jobs Lost as New Power Plants Need Fewer Workers - WSJ - Wall Street Journal

January 15, 2018 - 9:21am

Wall Street Journal

Utility Jobs Lost as New Power Plants Need Fewer Workers - WSJ
Wall Street Journal
As coal and nuclear power plants around the U.S. close due to competitive pressures, the number of people employed in making electricity is shrinking. Older power plants are being retired at an unprecedented pace as power producers wage a fierce fight ...

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Carillion, major UK construction firm, folds, putting 43000 jobs at risk - Chicago Tribune

January 15, 2018 - 8:34am

Chicago Tribune

Carillion, major UK construction firm, folds, putting 43000 jobs at risk
Chicago Tribune
Carillion workers line up outside a sits office to check on the status of their jobs in London, Britain, 15 January 2018. Thousands of jobs in the UK and abroad may be lost following the news that Construction company Carillion is to go into ...
Opening Quote: Carillion – counting the cost, and the jobsFinancial Times
UK government contractor Carillion collapses, thousands of jobs at riskDeutsche Welle
Carillion crisis deepens amid scramble to save jobs after firm collapsesThe Guardian
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Flat Tax, Jobs Key in Berlusconi's Plan to Relaunch Italy Growth - Bloomberg

January 15, 2018 - 7:55am

Bloomberg

Flat Tax, Jobs Key in Berlusconi's Plan to Relaunch Italy Growth
Bloomberg
A flat tax for all and 2 million new jobs are among the top priorities in the draft program of former premier Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia party for the March 4 elections. The “introduction of a flat tax means giving back families purchasing power ...

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Veterans Find Employment At HARDCAR - Green Market Report (blog)

January 15, 2018 - 7:45am

Veterans Find Employment At HARDCAR
Green Market Report (blog)
HARDCAR Security is a veteran-led organization that leverages the specific skills and talents of ex-military officers for its staff. It provides the cannabis industry with a variety of high-tech services aimed at protecting their cash, cannabis, and ...

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How many manufacturing, other sector jobs in your Michigan county? - MLive.com

January 15, 2018 - 7:15am

MLive.com

How many manufacturing, other sector jobs in your Michigan county?
MLive.com
The manufacturing sector remains Michigan's largest employer, according to the most recent data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. About 621,471 Michiganders worked in manufacturing in June 2017, which is about 13 percent of the state's ...

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Choteau searching for formula to stop loss of population, jobs, students - The Missoulian

January 15, 2018 - 7:01am

The Missoulian

Choteau searching for formula to stop loss of population, jobs, students
The Missoulian
Scott Corey, a former Choteau resident, conducts the North Central Honor Choir in Choteau in November. Corey reluctantly moved away from his hometown to follow a music education career. He is now the coordinator of music and arts for Billings Public ...

Humanity will live in a 'hellish dystopia' as robots takes over billions of jobs leaving people to lead meaningless ... - Daily Mail

January 15, 2018 - 5:00am

Daily Mail

Humanity will live in a 'hellish dystopia' as robots takes over billions of jobs leaving people to lead meaningless ...
Daily Mail
As the capabilities of robots and AI continues to grow, a leading scientist has warned that the machine takeover will lead mankind into a 'hellish dystopia'. Dr Subhash Kak, a computing expert at Oklahoma University, says employment provides people ...

Why the death of retail jobs may be greatly exaggerated - CBS News

January 15, 2018 - 4:45am

CBS News

Why the death of retail jobs may be greatly exaggerated
CBS News
Has the death of retail been greatly exaggerated? The 18,000 retailers and 600 exhibitors gathered at this week's National Retail Federation convention in New York certainly think so. The world's largest retail trade association, the NRF represents ...

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Provide more jobs for Hong Kong retirees looking for work, NGO says - South China Morning Post

January 15, 2018 - 4:36am

South China Morning Post

Provide more jobs for Hong Kong retirees looking for work, NGO says
South China Morning Post
More jobs should be provided for Hong Kong retirees looking to earn some extra income, an NGO said on Monday as an international company received attention from more than 100 jobseekers after advertising three vacancies targeting the elderly. A total ...

UK state contractor collapses, putting 43000 jobs at risk - ABC News

January 15, 2018 - 3:18am

Deutsche Welle

UK state contractor collapses, putting 43000 jobs at risk
ABC News
A crane bearing the name of Carillion, at a construction site in central London, Monday Jan. 15, 2018, as the construction and services giant Carillion has gone into liquidation. In a statement released Monday, Carillion says it had no choice but to go ...
Ailing Carillion collapses, leaving thousands of jobs at riskDeutsche Welle
Carillion enters into liquidation putting thousands of jobs at riskThe Sun
Carillion fallout: Firemen to serve school dinners, jail chaos, and 20000 jobs at riskExpress.co.uk
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Thousands of jobs at risk as Carillion goes into liquidation - The Guardian

January 15, 2018 - 2:02am

The Guardian

Thousands of jobs at risk as Carillion goes into liquidation
The Guardian
The construction firm Carillion, which is involved in a host of major government projects such as HS2, has gone into compulsory liquidation, putting tens of thousands of jobs at risk. Last-ditch talks by the company's bank lenders at the weekend ...
Carillion enters into liquidation putting thousands of jobs at riskThe Sun
Thousands fear for their jobs as Carillion on brink of collapseMetro
Carillion plunges into liquidation, putting jobs, pensions and government contracts at riskTelegraph.co.uk
Devon Live -iNews -Express.co.uk
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US auto industry jobs down under Trump - Daily Mail

January 15, 2018 - 12:18am

Daily Mail

US auto industry jobs down under Trump
Daily Mail
A year after dressing down carmakers for cutting US jobs due to trade agreements and automation, has President Donald Trump delivered on his vow to turn the tide? The US president got some good news just four days before the Detroit auto show when Fiat ...

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