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As Employment Soars, These Are The US Cities Losing The Most Skilled Workers

As the US labor market continues its record-setting streak of jobs growth, torpedoes (or hurricanes) be damned, skilled workers are enjoying more opportunities than ever before. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that people living .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 8th, 2018

DOL awards Partner4Work, others, $8M to retain dislocated workers

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Partner4Work, its partner cities of Midwest Urban Strategies and other western Pennsylvania workforce boards nearly $8 million in grant funding to help mature dislocated workers reconnect with employment in grow.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2018

Grow: These U.S. places will pay you just for living there

Some cities and states, seeking to attract younger, skilled workers, are now offering cash—just to live there......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 18th, 2018

US weekly jobless claims hover near 48-year low

The labor market is considered to be near or at full employment, leading to a slowdown in jobgrowth as employers struggle to find skilled workers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 10th, 2018

5 Cities That Will Pay You to Live There

Small towns across America are struggling to find skilled workers and some are offering major incentives to people who move there......»»

Category: topSource: incMay 1st, 2018

America’s Most Creative Cities

In order to thrive, cities must find ways to attract new businesses and new workers. The jury is still out on the best way to attract workers, and even on which workers cities should be attracting.........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 16th, 2018

The big city paradox: They’re getting richer but losing electoral clout

Amazon's decision to split its second headquarters between New York and D.C. has fueled fears that America's biggest cities are experiencing too much winning. The Senate and electoral college tell a different story......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 16th, 2018

The big city paradox: They’re getting richer but losing electoral clout

Amazon's decision to split its second headquarters between New York and D.C. has fueled fears that America's biggest cities are experiencing too much winning. The Senate and electoral college tell a different story......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 16th, 2018

The big city paradox: They’re getting richer but losing electoral clout

Amazon's decision to split its second headquarters between New York and D.C. has fueled fears that America's biggest cities are experiencing too much winning. The Senate and electoral college tell a different story......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 16th, 2018

In the last year, which cities did Philadelphia lose workers to?

With Penn State University boasting more than 40,000 students at its main campus in Happy Valley, it is no surprise State College is the top feeder city for Philadelphia employees in the 12 months ending Oct. 30. Though the cities that are stealin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

Stung by Amazon"s rejection, cities look on the bright side

Sometimes losing is winning......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 14th, 2018

Denver mayor "exploring" minimum wage increase to $15 per hour for city workers

Republicans in the state Senate earlier this year shot down efforts to allow cities to raise the minimum wage above the state level......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

The Amazon effect: Losing cities share lessons learned in hunt for HQ2

Elected officials and business leaders in major cities nationwide were forced to pivot Tuesday after official word of Amazon.com's (NYSE: AMZN) plan to divide its second U.S. headquarters among New York, Northern Virginia and a smaller site in Nash.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

31 cities adding the most jobs as the US economy grows

24/7 Wall St. reviewed 5-year changes in employment at the metro area level to i.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Foxconn mulls importing Chinese skilled workers for Wisconsin plant

Foxconn Technology Group is considering bringing in personnel from China to help staff a large facility under construction in southern Wisconsin as it struggles to find engineers and other workers in one of the tightest labor markets in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 6th, 2018

Amazon will split its second headquarters between two cities, each with 25,000 workers: WSJ

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 5th, 2018

Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center to train next generation of skilled workers in a region with strong industry roots

Manufacturing can be likened to the key that revs Oregon’s economic engine. According to the National Association of Manufacturers, the industry represents 21.8 percent of Oregon’s total output, ranking the state as the second most dependent i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

Workers Are Finally Seeing Higher Wages. If Only Benefits Could Keep Up.

Employment Cost Index data show pay rose 2.9% from a year earlier in the third quarter as benefit costs rose 2.6%. Employers may be seeking to offset higher pay by reining in benefit expenses......»»

Category: topSource: barronsNov 2nd, 2018

Twitter Stock Soars Despite Losing Millions of Users

InvestorPlace - Stock M.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceOct 26th, 2018

United Airlines kitchen employees vote to join Unite Here

Kitchen employees in five United Airlines cities, including Honolulu, have voted to unionize with Unite Here, adding 2,700 workers to the union. Employees filed for a union election with the National Mediation Board in January, and it ultimately t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2018

The wage gap shoulders its way into the self-employment space

If self-employed workers can set their own rates, why are women lagging behind?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 24th, 2018