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Economic Report: Job openings inch up in June to third-highest level on record

There were 6.66 million job openings at the end of June, the Labor Department said Tuesday, up fractionally from May’s levels and the third highest in history. The series dates back to 2000......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2018

Workers allegedly held in captivity by construction subcontractor in San Jose pay theft case

An unlicensed subcontractor hired by San Jose, California-based Full Power Properties allegedly held 22 workers in captivity and recently paid the workers for back wages, according to an announcement by the U.S. Department of Labor......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 31st, 2018

Lowest state unemployment since 1988

The addition of 22,600 private-sector jobs helped drive the state’s unemployment rate to 4% last month, its lowest level since May 1988, according to new state Labor Department figures, which also... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 16th, 2018

Meat producer agrees to $4M payment to settle labor claims

The U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer will pay $4 million in back wages and other monetary relief as part of a consent decree settling allegations by federal labor officials......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 15th, 2018

Gasoline’s Impact on Inflation: Big October Gains, but Likely a Huge Drop in November

Wednesday's economic release calendar included a key inflation reading from the U.S. Department of Labor. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is the key measurement of consumer inflation......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 14th, 2018

What It Will Take to Lure Women Into the US Labor Force

Women joining the workforce may be a key part of U.S. economic growth. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has a new study that indicates what it will take to bring the women back......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 14th, 2018

Confessions of a retired labor market analyst: John Slenker

John Slenker documented the ups and downs of the Western New York economy for more than 25 years as a labor market analyst for the state Department of Labor......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Jobless claims fell last week amid tight U.S. labor market

U.S. filings for unemployment benefits held near an almost five-decade low, indicating a robust job market, Labor Department figures showed Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2018

City postpones construction-safety milestone

The city is pushing back its first major construction safety deadline, the Department of Buildings announced Tuesday. Under a 2017 law, all construction workers in the city were required to take 30... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 7th, 2018

This "chief garbage man" is creating an innovative new program to address worker shortages

Sean Jennings — who started out working on the back of garbage trucks when he was still at Lake Highland Prep — is spearheading a new partnership with the Florida Department of Corrections......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2018

A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Drop Ahead Of Earnings

Pre-open movers U.S. stock futures traded lower in early pre-market trade, ahead of earnings from several companies. The Labor Department's JOLTS report for September will be released at 10:00 a.m. ET. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 6th, 2018

Why your chances of landing a new job just skyrocketed

Need a job? Now’s the time to tune up your resumé and start applying. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, August saw the number of job openings jump to over 7 million, the highest level of job openings since 2000......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 5th, 2018

Strong Unemployment, Payrolls and Wages Creates Perfect Storm for Markets and the Federal Reserve

  Friday’s unemployment and payrolls report from the U.S. Department of Labor was strong, perhaps strong enough that it still offers plenty of cover for Jerome Powell and his fellow........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 2nd, 2018

Futures pare gains after strong jobs data

U.S. stock index futures dipped lower on Friday, after a Labor Department report showed U.S. job growth rebounded sharply in October and wages recorded their largest annual gain in nine-and-a-half years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2018

Why the Markets Are Hoping for a Weaker Payrolls Report

Friday's unemployment and payrolls report from the U.S. Department of Labor is always important, but fit may have an even higher importance for the markets than previous reports......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 1st, 2018

U. S. workers see fastest wage growth in a decade, but inflation takes a toll

Wages and salaries grew 2.9 percent from September 2017 to September 2018, the Labor Department reported Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 31st, 2018

U.S. workers see fastest wage growth in a decade, outpacing inflation

Wages and salaries grew 2.9 percent from September 2017 to September 2018, the Labor Department reported Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 31st, 2018

U.S. workers see fastest wage increase in a decade

Wages and salaries grew 2.9 percent from September 2017 to September 2018, the Labor Department reported Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 31st, 2018

Labor critic accepts debate challenge, on one condition

To the editor: I suspect readers have tired of the back-and-forth on the letters page between myself and surrogates from the city's building trades. I'd be happy to accept their invitation to debate... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 30th, 2018

All cities should have our problems

New York’s job count hits a record high My column this week is all about a number—4.5 million—and what it means. The state Department of Labor announced earlier this month that the number of jobs... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 29th, 2018