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How Ill A Wind? Hurricanes' Impacts On Employment And Earnings - Seeking Alpha

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How Ill A Wind? Hurricanes' Impacts On Employment And Earnings
Seeking Alpha
According to the Current Employment Statistics payroll survey, seasonally adjusted nonfarm payroll employment declined 33,000 in September. This decline was the first drop in employment since 2010 and followed a 169,000 gain in August. At the same time ...

All Rodale jobs are safe — but only through January - New York Post

October 19, 2017 - 10:26pm

New York Post

All Rodale jobs are safe — but only through January
New York Post
Rodale Chief Executive Maria Rodale spoke with anxious staffers at a town-hall meeting at the company's Emmaus, Pa., headquarters on Thursday morning to try to calm employee jitters about the sale to Hearst. Rodale told the staffers that they all had ...

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Robots Won't Take Away Our Jobs, or They Will and It Will Be 'Liberating,' Profs Say - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

October 19, 2017 - 8:53pm

Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Robots Won't Take Away Our Jobs, or They Will and It Will Be 'Liberating,' Profs Say
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
The question of whether robots will take away our jobs is more complicated than you might think. Panelists gathered from various fields on Wednesday to discuss the effects of technological advances on jobs. They had different takes on whether robots ...

How AI and robots are eating desperately-needed jobs in India - ZDNet

October 19, 2017 - 8:08pm

How AI and robots are eating desperately-needed jobs in India
ZDNet
If I were under the age of 40, a category that encompasses approximately 65 percent of Indians, I would be absolutely terrified right about now. For that matter, if I were below or above those ages, I would also be petrified. If ever a country faced ...

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Employment as 'external motivator' - Plattsburgh Press Republican

October 19, 2017 - 7:14pm

Plattsburgh Press Republican

Employment as 'external motivator'
Plattsburgh Press Republican
CARA CHAPMAN/STAFF PHOTO Jared Croy shares the story of his struggle finding employment after drug addiction treatment with healthcare providers, employers and elected officials at the Butcher Block in Plattsburgh Thursday. PLATTSBURGH — After ...

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Suit giveaway removes one barrier to employment - Billings Gazette

October 19, 2017 - 7:09pm

Billings Gazette

Suit giveaway removes one barrier to employment
Billings Gazette
Chris Gifford of Billings tries on shoes to go with his new outfit at HRDC's Suited for Success on Thursday. CASEY PAGE, Gazette Staff. Suited for Success. Buy Now. Ties were on display at HRDC's Suited for Success on Thursday. CASEY PAGE, Gazette ...

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Connecticut loses 2000 jobs in September - New Haven Register

October 19, 2017 - 4:36pm

New Haven Register

Connecticut loses 2000 jobs in September
New Haven Register
FILE - In this Friday, March 10, 2017, file photo, a lone job seeker checks in at the front desk of the Texas Workforce Solutions office in Dallas. On Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, the Labor Department reports on ... more. Photo: LM Otero, AP. Image 2 of 3 ...
Connecticut loses jobs for third consecutive monthDanbury News Times
Report: Connecticut loses 2000 jobs in SeptemberFOX 61
State loses 2000 jobs in SeptemberMeriden Record-Journal
Yankee Institute (blog)
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43% of tech workers fear losing their jobs due to age - Axios

October 19, 2017 - 4:16pm

Axios

43% of tech workers fear losing their jobs due to age
Axios
Nearly half of workers in the technology field fear losing their jobs because of their age, according to survey from Indeed.com. 18% of respondents "worry about it all the time." A growing problem: 22.8% of employment-discrimination complaints filed to ...

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Scalise: Let's lower everyone's taxes, bring jobs back to US - Fox News

October 19, 2017 - 4:14pm

Fox News

Scalise: Let's lower everyone's taxes, bring jobs back to US
Fox News
House majority whip talks strengthening the economy and rebuilding America's middle class on 'Your World.' This is a rush transcript from "Your World," October 19, 2017. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. NEIL CAVUTO, "YOUR ...

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Amazon's 50000 new jobs? Why some cities don't play tax-break game. - Christian Science Monitor

October 19, 2017 - 4:14pm

Christian Science Monitor

Amazon's 50000 new jobs? Why some cities don't play tax-break game.
Christian Science Monitor
Competition among cities to offer tax breaks, aiming for an influx of high-paying jobs, has been intense. But some mayors opted out, saying real development isn't about one-off deals. Giant spheres are seen under construction just outside Amazon's Day ...
See the cities hoping to land 50000 Amazon jobs, headquartersCincinnati.com
No bribes or cities named “Amazon”: Colorado's pitch to get the next headquarters touts incentives that could exceed ...The Denver Post

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Massachusetts adds 9300 jobs in September, unemployment rate drops - MassLive.com

October 19, 2017 - 3:41pm

MassLive.com

Massachusetts adds 9300 jobs in September, unemployment rate drops
MassLive.com
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno toured the CRRC-MA rail car plant in Springfield on Oct. 12. Photo by Dave Roback / The Republican. By JIM KINNEY | jkinney@repub.com. Massachusetts added ...
State Economy Adds 13800 Jobs in SeptemberCentralia Chronicle
Mass. Added 9300 Jobs In September; Unemployment Rate At 3.9 Percent As Labor Force FallsWBUR
RI loses 3700 jobs in September, but unemployment rate drops tooThe Providence Journal

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Connecticut loses jobs for third consecutive month - Danbury News Times

October 19, 2017 - 2:04pm

Danbury News Times

Connecticut loses jobs for third consecutive month
Danbury News Times
An excavator moves a pile of dirt at the construction site of the Burger King on Federal Road in Brookfield, Conn., on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Photo: Chris Bosak / Hearst Connecticut Media. Buy this photo. Image 2 of 3. FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 1 ...
Connecticut loses 2000 jobs in SeptemberNew Haven Register
State loses 2000 jobs in SeptemberMeriden Record-Journal
Report: Connecticut loses 2000 jobs in SeptemberWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
Yankee Institute (blog)
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Palo Alto cuts 11 firefighter jobs after Stanford reduces contract - The Mercury News

October 19, 2017 - 12:53pm

Palo Alto cuts 11 firefighter jobs after Stanford reduces contract
The Mercury News
The Palo Alto Fire Department will lose 11 positions — one-tenth of its full-time staff — under a restructuring plan designed to solve a budget shortfall. On Monday night, the City Council unanimously approved the plan, which will cut seven ...

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See the cities hoping to land 50000 Amazon jobs, headquarters - USA TODAY

October 19, 2017 - 11:53am

USA TODAY

See the cities hoping to land 50000 Amazon jobs, headquarters
USA TODAY
Dozens of cities are submitting bids by Thursday's deadline to land the second Amazon.com headquarters, where the Seattle-based company has promised to invest $5 billion and add up to 50,000 jobs. Cities are emphasizing a wide variety of assets, ...
No bribes or cities named “Amazon”: Colorado's pitch to get the next headquarters touts incentives that could exceed ...The Denver Post
Amazon will expect subsidies. NYC's record on attracting jobs through incentives is mixedCrain's New York Business
Amazon to Build Second HQ in North America - Amazon.comAmazon.com
Economy.com
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Minnesota adds 6400 jobs in September; which industries are hiring? - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

October 19, 2017 - 11:51am

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Minnesota adds 6400 jobs in September; which industries are hiring?
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points from the month before. Minnesota's rate remains well below the national 4.2 percent unemployment rate for the month, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the ...
Local manufacturers continue adding jobsMankato Free Press
Minnesota adds 6400 jobs in September, with broader patterns holding steadyMinneapolis Star Tribune
More good news for Minnesota jobsMinnesota Public Radio News

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Is Technology Really Going to Destroy More Jobs Than Ever Before? - Futurism

October 19, 2017 - 10:51am

Futurism

Is Technology Really Going to Destroy More Jobs Than Ever Before?
Futurism
You've probably heard that a robot is going to take your job. It's an oft-repeated refrain, heralded in article headlines and speeches from luminaries such as Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking. Some experts predict that anywhere from 38 to 57 percent of ...

One of the original coding schools must pay $375k over employment claims - Ars Technica

October 19, 2017 - 10:41am

Ars Technica

One of the original coding schools must pay $375k over employment claims
Ars Technica
In recent years, dozens of coding schools and boot camps have opened up, promising that they can teach students enough software programming that they can get a high-paying job in just a few months. Now one of the most prominent institutions, New York's ...

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Workers are not switching jobs more often - The Economist

October 19, 2017 - 10:09am

The Economist

Workers are not switching jobs more often
The Economist
EVERYBODY knows—or at least thinks he knows—that a millennial with one job must be after a new one. Today's youngsters are thought to have little loyalty towards their employers and to be prone to “job-hop”. Millennials (ie, those born after about ...

Never-before-seen photos show iPhone X and empty Steve Jobs Theater before September event - BGR

October 19, 2017 - 7:53am

BGR

Never-before-seen photos show iPhone X and empty Steve Jobs Theater before September event
BGR
Apple's iPhone X release date is just around the corner, with preorders set to begin on October 27th ahead of the phone's November 3rd launch. Hardcore Apple fans couldn't possibly be more excited to get their hands on Apple's first redesigned iPhone ...

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