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Public-sector union sheds jobs after contract drops mandatory dues - Press Herald

January 9, 2018 - 9:45pm

Press Herald

Public-sector union sheds jobs after contract drops mandatory dues
Press Herald
The president of the Maine State Employees Association estimates that it is losing 'hundreds of thousands of dollars' under the new provision. By Betty AdamsKennebec Journal. Follow on Twitter · Email Writer · 207-621-5631. Share. facebook · tweet ...

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LOCAL JOBS: Mike Haggerty, McAuley, Village of Oak Lawn - Patch.com

January 9, 2018 - 9:39pm

Patch.com

LOCAL JOBS: Mike Haggerty, McAuley, Village of Oak Lawn
Patch.com
Interested candidates should forward resumes to: Attention: Judy Porch Mother McAuley High School 3737 West 99th Street Chicago, IL 60655 Fax: 773-881-6562 jporch@mothermcauley.org. McAuley also has openings for a LaCrosse coach and administrative ...

Nearly three out of four women in computer-related jobs report discrimination in the workplace - Recode

January 9, 2018 - 8:48pm

Recode

Nearly three out of four women in computer-related jobs report discrimination in the workplace
Recode
About three-quarters of women who work in computer programming and other computer-related jobs say they've experienced discrimination in the workplace, according to a new report released by the Pew Research Center today. The study revealed a high ...
Women and Men in STEM Often at Odds Over Workplace EquityPew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends

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California city recruiting for marijuana jobs - KTRK-TV

January 9, 2018 - 4:54pm

KTRK-TV

California city recruiting for marijuana jobs
KTRK-TV
The city of Greenfield, California is recruiting people for hundreds of new jobs in the growing medical marijuana business. From his office in city hall, city manager Jaime Fontes can see the construction of the first marijuana cultivation facility in ...

Gov. Scott touts jobs, tax cuts, legacy in State of State speech - Orlando Sentinel

January 9, 2018 - 3:30pm

Orlando Sentinel

Gov. Scott touts jobs, tax cuts, legacy in State of State speech
Orlando Sentinel
With one eye on his legislative agenda and another on his legacy, Gov. Rick Scott focused on familiar themes of job creation but also on boosting funding for education and state workers during his state of the State speech Tuesday. Gray RohrerContact ...

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Half of women in STEM jobs experience discrimination, says Pew - CNET

January 9, 2018 - 2:50pm

CNET

Half of women in STEM jobs experience discrimination, says Pew
CNET
Discrimination is more common in science, technology, engineering, and math, according to the Pew Research Center. Jose Luis Pelaez Inc./Getty Images. Fully half of all women working in science, technology, engineering and math fields have experienced ...

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Cooper the 'Jobs Governor'? Depends on how you count - WRAL.com

January 9, 2018 - 12:06pm

WRAL.com

Cooper the 'Jobs Governor'? Depends on how you count
WRAL.com
Raleigh, N.C. — As Gov. Roy Cooper reached the one-year milestone of his term last month, his press office busied itself with a string of news releases touting hiring across North Carolina. A logistics firm planned to bring 140 jobs to Cumberland ...

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Google could bring new offices, thousands of jobs to Chicago ... - Curbed Chicago

January 9, 2018 - 11:41am

Curbed Chicago

Google could bring new offices, thousands of jobs to Chicago ...
Curbed Chicago
Though not on the scale of Amazon's coveted HQ2 deal, Chicago is reportedly in the running to score an expanded presence from technology giant Google. Based on a recent report by Greg Hinz of Crain's, the company's search for a new, non-West Coast ...
Google considers bringing thousands of jobs, new offices to ChicagoWLS-TV
Google eyes Chicago for up to 5000-job officeCrain's Chicago Business

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10 cities with booming employment growth in 2017 - CNBC

January 9, 2018 - 11:32am

CNBC

10 cities with booming employment growth in 2017
CNBC
Finally some good news for job seekers — unemployment is low. Most recent figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that unemployment is just 4.1 percent. While job creation has actually slowed by 6 percent in 2017, some cities are still ...
Lower Oil Prices? Shale's Working on ItBloomberg

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529 jobs impacted as Comcast leaves Alpharetta facility - Atlanta Journal Constitution

January 9, 2018 - 11:24am

Atlanta Journal Constitution

529 jobs impacted as Comcast leaves Alpharetta facility
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Comcast will close a facility in Alpharetta, impacting more than 520 jobs. The company says it will work with employees who are laid off. ?CORRECTION: ?An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the number of jobs affected by the closure of ...

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US employers posted fewer jobs in November for 2nd month - Fox News

January 9, 2018 - 9:41am

Fox News

US employers posted fewer jobs in November for 2nd month
Fox News
WASHINGTON – Employers posted fewer open jobs in November, the second straight month of decline after openings reached a record high in September. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the number of available jobs slipped 0.8 percent to 5.88 million ...
US employers post fewer jobs in November for second monthThe Daily Herald
Ratio of unemployed workers to available jobs ground to historic lows to end 2017Washington Examiner

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US employers posted fewer jobs in November for 2nd month - SFGate (blog)

January 9, 2018 - 9:31am

SFGate (blog)

US employers posted fewer jobs in November for 2nd month
SFGate (blog)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers posted fewer open jobs in November, the second straight month of decline after openings reached a record high in September. The Labor Department says the number of available jobs slipped 0.8 percent to 5.88 million, down ...

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Workplace fatalities: 25 most dangerous jobs in America - USA TODAY

January 9, 2018 - 8:09am

USA TODAY

Workplace fatalities: 25 most dangerous jobs in America
USA TODAY
It was not until 1970 that Congress, under President Richard Nixon, passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act. There were 14,000 workplace fatalities that year. As part of the act, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, was ...

English soccer adopts Rooney Rule for national team jobs - FOXSports.com

January 9, 2018 - 7:05am

FOXSports.com

English soccer adopts Rooney Rule for national team jobs
FOXSports.com
LONDON (AP) English soccer leaders want to interview at least one black or ethnic minority candidate in future for jobs around the national teams. The English Football Association is emulating the NFL and its Rooney Rule, which requires teams to ...

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Quitters tell Moneyish why they left their jobs in protest - Moneyish

January 9, 2018 - 5:16am

Moneyish

Quitters tell Moneyish why they left their jobs in protest
Moneyish
Veteran BBC journalist Carrie Gracie announced Sunday she had exited her role as China editor, citing a “secretive and illegal” pay culture. She joins a club of workers who quit to make a statement. Careers · Celebrity · workplace. Sometimes quitters ...

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Labor Department's December jobs report highly misleading - New York Post

January 8, 2018 - 10:08pm

New York Post

Labor Department's December jobs report highly misleading
New York Post
The comments about the December jobs report were not the only thing misleading — the report was, too. The Labor Department reported that only 148,000 jobs were created last month — considerably fewer than the 195,000 or so jobs that the “experts ...

Don't believe the lies about the US being at 'full employment' - New York Post

January 8, 2018 - 10:01pm

New York Post

Don't believe the lies about the US being at 'full employment'
New York Post
We've already started to hear this lie: the US is at full employment. That nearly everyone who wants a job has got a job. The lie started during President Obama's second term, when the job market was truly lousy. And now that President Trump is in ...

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UAMS to Lay off 258, Cut 600 Jobs Amid $30M Shortfall - U.S. News & World Report

January 8, 2018 - 8:33pm

Arkansas Online

UAMS to Lay off 258, Cut 600 Jobs Amid $30M Shortfall
U.S. News & World Report
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says it will lay off 258 workers and leave another 350 or so positions unfilled as it addresses a $30 million hole in its budget. Jan. 8, 2018, at 9:26 p.m.. UAMS to Lay off 258, Cut 600 Jobs Amid $30M ...
UAMS to lay off 258, cut 600 jobs cuts amid $30M shortfallMadison.com
UAMS to ax 600 jobs to curb soaring deficitArkansas Online

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Don't Look For Jobs, Look For An Employer - Forbes

January 8, 2018 - 6:42pm

Forbes

Don't Look For Jobs, Look For An Employer
Forbes
Why the change in approach? Over 80% of jobs are found through a personal relationship, which means many positions never make it to job boards. Also, the rate of change today makes titles almost meaningless, and certainly not comparable across ...

More Jobs Were Created In 2016 Than In 2017. Most Americans Don't Realize That. - HuffPost

January 8, 2018 - 5:31pm

HuffPost

More Jobs Were Created In 2016 Than In 2017. Most Americans Don't Realize That.
HuffPost
Job growth slowed modestly from 2016 to 2017. Many Americans, a recent survey finds, don't realize that. About 2.1 million jobs were created last year, down slightly from the 2.2 million that were added the year before, according to government ...

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