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  • Maryland lost 5,700 jobs in March

    Maryland lost 5,700 jobs in March
    Maryland employers shed about 5,700 jobs in March, a month when the nation experienced its weakest job growth since 2013, according to estimates released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The March losses followed seven consecutive months of...
  • Employers cut jobs in 31 US states as growth slows

    Employers in 31 U.S. states cut jobs last month as weak economic growth weighed on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states. The Labor Department said Tuesday that unemployment rates rose or were unchanged in...
  • Low-wage workers plan walkouts, protests to gain $15 hourly pay

    WASHINGTON Heartened by growing support for their cause and recent pay hikes by large corporate employers, America's low-wage workers will continue their fight for higher pay Wednesday with protests, rallies and one-day walkouts scheduled in more than 200...
  • L.A. restaurants push for tips to count toward minimum wage

    L.A. restaurants push for tips to count toward minimum wage
    The battle over boosting the minimum wage in Los Angeles has turned to the dollar bills tucked under an empty coffee cup, the spare change dropped into tip jars and the hasty calculations jotted down on meal tabs. As L.A. leaders weigh raising wages for...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 18

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FORMER US CONGRESSMAN FIGHTING ETHICS CHARGES AND FINES A Florida government commission says former U.S. Rep. David Rivera broke the state ethics law while he...
  • Broward business leaders look ahead at 'State of Our County' forum

    Broward business leaders look ahead at 'State of Our County' forum
    Despite rising tourism, improving home prices and falling unemployment, community leaders say Broward County needs to look ahead to be prepared for even more growth. About 900 business, civic and community leaders gathered Friday at the Signature...
  • California adds 39,800 jobs in March; unemployment rate dips to 6.5%

    California adds 39,800 jobs in March; unemployment rate dips to 6.5%
    California employers added 39,800 jobs in March, and the state's unemployment rate fell to 6.5% -- its lowest level in seven years. The job gains last month marked nearly four years of consecutive monthly increases in California, which has seen...
  • Illinois unemployment holds steady in March

    Illinois unemployment holds steady in March
    The unemployment rate in Illinois held steady in March at 6 percent, the state's Department of Employment Security said. The state unemployment rate had fallen in 11 of the previous 12 months. Department Director Jeff Mays said Thursday in the agency'...
  • Illinois unemployment holds steady in March at 6 percent

    The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state's unemployment rate held steady in March at 6 percent. The state unemployment rate had fallen in 11 of the previous 12 months. Department Director Jeff Mays said Thursday in the agency's...
  • New Jersey loses jobs, unemployment rate ticks up for March

    New federal figures show New Jersey lost more than 6,000 jobs in March and the state's unemployment rate ticked upward to 6.5 percent. Revised numbers also show that the state added more jobs in February than previously reported. The preliminary...
  • Massachusetts unemployment rate dips to 4.8 percent

    The Massachusetts unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent last month, a slight drop from February and a full 1.1 percentage points lower than March 2014. The state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development also announced on Thursday that the...