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  • Valley has best post-recession growth in state

    Valley has best post-recession growth in state
    On a day when the state's monthly unemployment report showed the Lehigh Valley's rate had stagnated, a separate survey heralded the region as experiencing the largest post-recession job growth of any other similar-sized area in Pennsylvania. The...
  • Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas

    Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas
    The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment fell in every Illinois metro area in February, the 12th straight month of across-the-board improvement. The department said Tuesday in its monthly report on the state's metro areas that...
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    Kerkstra nominated as Blue Ribbon School Kerkstra Elementary School in Oak Forest recently was nominated by the state as a National Blue Ribbon School, according to a press release from Forest Ridge School District 142. The school is one of only 16...
  • Pompano Beach employers hiring

    Pompano Beach employers hiring
    A job fair will be held April 7th for three Pompano Beach employers that are hiring: a manufacturing operation, a call center and a pest control company. The employers at the job fair will be: Guarantee Floridian Pest Control, Randstad Staffing Agency,...
  • Orlando metro area leads state in job growth, new state report says

    Orlando metro area leads state in job growth, new state report says
    The growing tourism industry and other job sectors made Orlando the leading metro area in Florida for job growth in February, according to a new state jobs report released Friday. Of the 24 metro areas in the state, all 24 had year-over-year job gains...
  • ILA says new labor contract sends message Baltimore port is 'open for business'

    ILA says new labor contract sends message Baltimore port is 'open for business'
    Local dockworkers' approval of a long-disputed labor contract in Baltimore sends a message to shippers that the city's port is "open for business," according to a union official. "Your voices have been heard," wrote Wilbert Rowell, the International...
  • Maryland adds 6,100 jobs in February

    Maryland adds 6,100 jobs in February
    Maryland employers added 6,100 jobs in February, one of the largest monthly gains in a year, but with gains split almost evenly between the public and private sectors, the growth underscores the task the state faces as it works to make itself less reliant...
  • CT Labor Department: Cold To Blame for February Job Downturn

    Connecticut employers cut more positions than they added in February, breaking a seven-month streak of job market growth, the state Department of Labor said Thursday. The preliminary estimate is that the state had 3,700 fewer jobs in February than it...
  • Unemployment drops to 5 percent in Palm Beach County, 5.2 percent in Broward

    Unemployment drops to 5 percent in Palm Beach County, 5.2 percent in Broward
    Unemployment continued to fall in South Florida and statewide in February. In Palm Beach County, the jobless rate was 5 percent, down from 6.3 percent a year ago. The county added 20,400 jobs over the year, primarily in professional and business...
  • San Francisco Fed President John Williams expects momentum in labor market

    San Francisco Fed President John Williams expects momentum in labor market
    Back in 1965, much as today, the Federal Reserve's main inflation gauge was running at a low 1.25%, labor costs were growing slowly and the unemployment rate was half a percentage point above what then was viewed as optimal. Just 18 months later,...
  • Jobless claims fall again: 'No sign of softening'

    Jobless claims fall again: 'No sign of softening'
    Fewer people applied for first-time unemployment insurance last week, indicating a more stable market for jobs despite fears that a late February claims surge was a sign of weakening conditions. The number of initial jobless claims, which is...