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Kentucky Career Center job fair shows availability of jobs, declining …

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Right now, there are several companies hiring in Louisville and one is bringing more than seven hundred jobs to the metro area. Those companies are using the Kentucky Career Center and job fairs to help find … Continue reading

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State jobs agency’s approach now focus of campaign

Madison — In its first three years, the state’s flagship jobs agency has nimbly helped businesses — even as it stumbled in launching its own operation. Now, more than any other state agency, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. sits in … Continue reading

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How To Get A Holiday Job

How To Get A Holiday Job If you’ve been in a long slog of a job search or you’re a student or retiree looking to make some extra cash, a holiday job can provide a stop-gap solution. Some of the … Continue reading

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Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says

A Japanese company’s much-celebrated plans to build a light-rail manufacturing plant in Palmdale appear all but dead after months of clashes with local labor unions and community groups. Kinkisharyo International of Osaka said it is now looking at factory sites … Continue reading

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Woman’s dream job at Apple factory lasts one day

Mary Arave is reflected in an iPhone in her Mesa, Ariz., home Oct. 20, 2014, after losing her job at Apple supplier GT Advanced Technologies after one day on the job.(Photo: Michael Chow, The Arizona Republic) MESA, Ariz. — From … Continue reading

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2014: A Record Unemployment Drop in a Midterm Cycle

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Outsourcing doesn’t always mean lost jobs

The neck-and-neck battle for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat appears to have found its flash point: outsourcing. The race had already focused heavily on the careers of Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue, given both are political novices. But … Continue reading

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Good jobs no longer an afterthought in awarding lavish transit contracts

To date, Kinkisharyo has 153 employees in Los Angeles County. When production picks up next year, the number will go up to 194, said Coby King, a company spokesman. Kinkisharyo wants to build a facility in the U.S. to manufacture … Continue reading

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The Bright Side on Jobs, and Why It Might Not Matter for the Midterm Elections

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Portland’s economic recovery loses ground, employers cut 1400 jobs – The Oregonian

Portland-area employers cut back last month. But it wasn’t enough to drive up the metro unemployment rate.  The Oregon Employment Department said the seven-county Portland area lost an estimated 1,400 jobs in September. Contractors and manufacturers cut more jobs than they usually … Continue reading

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