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  • Americans see improved job market but a still-vulnerable economy

    Americans see improved job market but a still-vulnerable economy
    Public sentiment about the economy is finally catching up with the reality of a job market that has been strongly improving, but Americans remain considerably more doubtful about household incomes and the overall security of the economy. The public's...
  • Legislators Seek To Restore 32% Cut In Youth Employment Program

    HARTFORD — Several state legislators are fighting to restore a proposed $3.5 million budget cut over two years in the state's Youth Employment Program, which provides jobs for more than 2,500 students. They're saying that participants won't ever...
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility key for older workers entering job market

    Many baby boomers, poised to live healthier and longer than their predecessors, are putting off retirement. But while the job market can be tough to crack regardless of age, older applicants face extra challenges, ranging from unintentional age...
  • Amid a robust February jobs report, concern over stagnant wages

    Amid a robust February jobs report, concern over stagnant wages
    The economy showed surprising strength last month in the face of a ports slowdown on the West Coast, severe winter weather in the Northeast and a rising dollar overseas. Employers added a robust 295,000 net new jobs in February, and the unemployment...
  • Job growth in California soars

    Job growth in California soars
    California added 150,000 more jobs last year than previously believed, signaling that economic growth in the state far outpaced the rest of the nation. The new numbers, released Friday by the state, show California added a total of 471,200 jobs in...
  • California adds 67,300 jobs in January

    California adds 67,300 jobs in January
    California employers added 67,300 jobs in January, one of the largest monthly gains in the last year.  The state's unemployment rate also decreased to 6.9% in January, down from 7.1% a month earlier and 8.1% in January 2014, according to the state...
  • Disappointing wage growth adds sobering note to strong jobs report

    Disappointing wage growth adds sobering note to strong jobs report
    The surprisingly robust job growth last month showed the economy has healed enough to shake off bad weather, the West Coast ports slowdown and a rising dollar that made U.S. goods more expensive abroad. But the labor market wasn’t strong enough to...
  • Stocks, bonds drop sharply as strong jobs report raises prospect for a rate hike

    Stocks, bonds drop sharply as strong jobs report raises prospect for a rate hike
    A strong jobs report shook up the financial markets Friday. U.S. employers added 295,000 jobs last month, the government said. That was more than economists were expecting and, combined with a drop in the unemployment rate, raised the likelihood of...
  • Manes: Finding work a tougher job than it used to be

    Manes: Finding work a tougher job than it used to be
    "I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated." – Al McGuire Tom Molnar contacted me after reading an article in the Post-...
  • Stocks rise at open on higher oil, Greek debt hopes

    Stocks rise at open on higher oil, Greek debt hopes
    U.S. stocks rose broadly in the first half-hour of trading Tuesday on higher oil prices and signs that the new Greek government won't press for a write-off of its bailout loans. European stocks were sharply higher, too. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones...
  • Walgreens cuts 252 in Orlando, as other pharmacy companies grow

    Walgreens cuts 252 in Orlando, as other pharmacy companies grow
    Walgreens announced Monday it will cut 252 jobs in Orlando, about one quarter of the current workforce at its pharmacy fulfillment center for Florida. The cuts come as several other pharmacy centers have added local jobs. A spokesman for the company...