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  • Fed: No rate hike until job market improves, inflation rises

    Fed: No rate hike until job market improves, inflation rises
    The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it needs to see further improvement in the job market and higher inflation before it raises interest rates from record lows. At the same time, the Fed at least opened the door to a rate increase later this...
  • As Fed weighs a rate hike, U.S. economy is looking a bit paler

    As Fed weighs a rate hike, U.S. economy is looking a bit paler
    Just as the Federal Reserve seems to be inching toward an interest rate hike because of the strengthening U.S. job market, its task is getting more complicated: Several key sectors of the economy are flashing some signs of weakness. Housing,...
  • Lehigh Valley gains jobs

    Lehigh Valley gains jobs
    The Lehigh Valley's labor market kicked off the new year in style. Though the Valley lost 1,200 jobs from the previous month, it gained 4,900 from January 2014, according to data released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor and Industry. That...
  • Maryland added 500 jobs in January

    Maryland added 500 jobs in January
    Maryland employers added 500 jobs in January, a marginal gain dragged down by losses in the leisure and hospitality industry, according to Labor Department data released Tuesday. But economists said they want to see how the state does in coming months...
  • Florida jobless rate stuck at 5.7 percent; local rates rise

    Florida jobless rate stuck at 5.7 percent; local rates rise
    Florida’s unemployment rate in January was stuck at 5.7 percent, the same as December, while local jobless rates rose in January. The statewide rate matches the U.S. rate for January, according to a state announcement Tuesday morning. Compared...
  • Unemployment still low, but county rates climb in new data

    Unemployment still low, but county rates climb in new data
    Unemployment in South Florida and in the state has markedly improved, but it was not as low as last year's data indicated, according to new numbers released Tuesday. Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity typically reviews unemployment data each...
  • Fair connects job seekers with employers

    Fair connects job seekers with employers
    In hopes of connecting Pompano residents looking for work with potential employers, the city's Community Redevelopment Agency is hosting a job fair. The CRA is partnering with the Chamber of Commerce for the fair. "Our goal is to provide all the...
  • Connecticut Gained 25,000 Jobs In 2014; Best Year Since 1998

    Connecticut Gained 25,000 Jobs In 2014; Best Year Since 1998
    Connecticut's employers added more than 25,000 jobs in 2014, the state's Labor Department said Monday, confirming the robust job growth reported in preliminary data. This was the best year for job growth since 1998. Nick Perna, an economist who consults...
  • Improving Connecticut Economy Helped Job Seekers Last Year

    Improving Connecticut Economy Helped Job Seekers Last Year
    Back in 2009, when the bottom was dropping out of the U.S. economy, it was a gamble to major in construction management. That's when Ian Rogers, now 23, started at Central Connecticut State University. "There were times I was kind of afraid because I...
  • U.S. taxpayers stuck with the tab as helicopter flight schools exploit GI Bill loophole

    U.S. taxpayers stuck with the tab as helicopter flight schools exploit GI Bill loophole
    For some flight schools that train helicopter pilots, the GI Bill that took effect in 2009 was a windfall the government never intended. Helicopter schools had been struggling financially, and the bill excluded them from direct funding. But after...
  • Forty employers at job fair Wednesday

    Forty employers at job fair Wednesday
    About 2,000 jobs with 40 employers are available at the Job News Corp. job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the BB&T Center, One Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Positions include those at airport, hotels, government, health care, law enforcement,...