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  • Drop in U.S. workforce due to aging, not weak economy: Fed paper

    (Reuters) - The drop in U.S. workforce participation since the financial crisis is largely due to the aging of the American population and will not reverse even if labor markets improve, a paper to be presented at a Brookings Institution conference on...
  • U.S. weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly

    U.S. weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that probably does not signal a material shift in labor market conditions as claims remain near their pre-recession levels. Initial claims for state...
  • Job growth still millions short

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Wednesday, Sept. 10: The Labor Department released Tuesday its latest monthly report on job openings and labor turnover, which is know by the acronym JOLTS. It informs us that there...
  • Showbiz, Music Industry Jobs Drop 19% in Two Years

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The U.S. economy has seen a steady erosion of jobs in the motion picture and sound industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Preliminary statistics from the BLS show that employment in those two industries has...
  • KC Fed labor market activity indicator up in August

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The health of the U.S. labor market improved further in August but its progress slowed a bit, data from the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank showed on Wednesday. The level of the activity indicator increased in August to -0.52 from...
  • More employers demand college degrees, study finds

    More employers demand college degrees, study finds
    Landing a job that leads to a middle-class living may be getting harder for the two-thirds of American workers who aren’t college graduates, as more employers demand bachelor’s degrees from applicants, according to a new report. The higher...
  • U.S. small business confidence edges slightly higher in August: NFIB

     U.S. small business confidence edges slightly higher in August: NFIB
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small business optimism edged slightly higher in August as more owners said they expected business conditions to improve in coming months and planned to increase capital spending, according to a survey released on Tuesday....
  • Family finances: the labor market's mixed signals

    Five-plus years into the current economic recovery, the labor market is healing at last. So why do Americans still feel so blah when it comes to their financial well-being? A look at the numbers suggests we should be peppier. The unemployment rate, at 6....
  • Summertime blues: August hiring disappoints

    WASHINGTON Weak August hiring reported by the government Friday was an important reminder that recent economic improvement notwithstanding, the U.S. economy continues to face numerous growth challenges. Mainstream economists had projected hiring in the...
  • Seminole County audit tracking job gains, losses at Digital Risk

    Seminole County audit tracking job gains, losses at Digital Risk
    Seminole County has launched an audit of mortgage-technology company Digital Risk LLC to track whether it is complying with an incentive deal that has already paid out hundreds of thousands of dollars to the company, county officials said this week. The...
  • Jerry Brown vs Neel Kashkari: A governor's debate that changed little

    Entering Thursday night’s gubernatorial debate, Democrat Jerry Brown had one imperative: not to step in it. Republican Neel Kashkari had a far more difficult challenge: to knock off California’s governor at a time when the state has grown...