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  • Orlando's tourism job market grows by 5.5%

    Orlando's tourism job market grows by 5.5%
    Orlando's tourism job market is growing faster than at almost any time in the past 10 years. The number of leisure and hospitality jobs jumped by 5.5 percent during the past 12 months, according to new state and federal employment data. The area...
  • Insight: Brazil's slump hits job market as election approaches

    SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Many of Brazil's biggest retailers, homebuilders and carmakers are cutting jobs as Latin America's largest economy teeters on the edge of recession, a fresh blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid. For years, low...
  • Full text of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks on labor markets at Jackson Hole

    Aug 22 (Reuters) - - Following is the full text of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks on labor markets as prepared for delivery at the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank's Jackson Hole conference. "In the five years since the end of the Great...
  • Home Sales Up Again In July

    Home sales in Greater Hartford rose in July but did not come close to matching the double-digit gains of the previous month, a new report Wednesday showed, a sign that the spring home buying season lost some of its momentum as it came to a close. Sales...
  • Fed minutes signal growing pressure to raise interest rates sooner

    Federal Reserve officials at their last policy meeting debated an earlier-than-expected move in raising interest rates, suggesting the central bank may be shifting to a more aggressive stance in light of the recent pick-up in job growth and inflation....
  • Fed debates merits of earlier rate hike given U.S. jobs gains

    Fed debates merits of earlier rate hike given U.S. jobs gains
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve hinted on Wednesday that a surprisingly strong jobs market recovery could lead it to raise interest rates earlier than it had been anticipating. At the same time, most Fed officials wanted further...
  • Fed chief concerned about the number of Americans working part-time

    Fed chief concerned about the number of Americans working part-time
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a stubborn warning light blinking on her labor market dashboard: A group of Americans larger than Washington state's population can find only part-time work. As Yellen heads to this week's Fed symposium in...
  • Homebuilders rally after strong NAHB sentiment data

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding stocks rose on Monday, boosted by data that showed homebuilder sentiment rose in August to its highest level since January. Sentiment rose as labor market conditions improved, according to the National Association...
  • The truth behind Illinois' jobless rate

    The truth behind Illinois' jobless rate
    The unemployment rate in Illinois has dropped, and Gov. Pat Quinn is buoyant. "Our unemployment rate is as low as it's been in the last six years," he said after the latest numbers came out last week. "We're on the right track." Not so fast, countered...
  • Labor Secretary Perez on how to produce better-paying jobs

    At the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez kicked off a cross-country, pre-Labor Day tour to champion higher minimum wages, higher-wage jobs and other causes in talks with employers, workers and local leaders....
  • U.S. labor market less flexible than in 1990, economists warn

    U.S. labor market less flexible than in 1990, economists warn
    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The U.S. labor market has become steadily less dynamic since 1990, with workers seemingly locked into particular jobs and a more sluggish process of job creation and destruction in the private sector, according to research to...