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  • U.S. economy adds a robust 321,000 jobs in November

    Providing a surprising and much-needed bit of momentum to a shaky global economy, U.S. employers ramped up hiring last month and reported a significant rise in wages — welcome news for American workers feeling left behind by the nation's slow...
  • Promising jobs report suggests Americans' earnings are rising again

    Providing a surprising and much-needed bit of momentum to a shaky global economy, government figures released Friday show the U.S. economy is on track this year to create the most jobs since 1999. And in a bright spot for American workers who've felt...
  • Rauner meets with Obama, calls it 'terrific day'

    Rauner meets with Obama, calls it 'terrific day'
    President Barack Obama met late Friday afternoon with Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner and other incoming governors, leading Rauner to judge it a "terrific day" that included discussions about improving the state's infrastructure and economy. Rauner,...
  • Lehigh Valley hits jobs milestone

    Lehigh Valley hits jobs milestone
    The Lehigh Valley saw a record number of jobs in October, as unemployment continued a three-month decline and reached its lowest level in more than six years. Unemployment dipped in October as the Lehigh Valley metro region added 2,300 seasonally...
  • Canada loses 10,700 jobs in November after two months of big gains

    Canada's job market cooled off in November, shedding 10,700 positions after two consecutive months of big gains, and the unemployment rate edged up to 6.6 percent from 6.5 percent in October, Statistics Canada said on Friday. Analysts had expected an...
  • Jobs and wages surge in November, raising expectations for 2015

    WASHINGTON November hiring smashed expectations and raised prospects for stronger-than-expected economic growth in 2015, experts said after a solid jobs report from the government Friday. Employers added 321,000 jobs in November, hourly earnings surged,...
  • Escaping the deficit trap

    Escaping the deficit trap
    Governor-elect Larry Hogan didn't even have a chance to finish his thank-you tour before getting a nasty budget surprise: The state's deficit for the coming year has jumped from $400 million to $600 million, and it's on a course to hit $1 billion by 2020....
  • AT&T hiring for 175 jobs in South Florida

    AT&T hiring for 175 jobs in South Florida
    AT&T has 300 job openings statewide, including some 175 retail, call center and wire technician positions in South Florida. During 2014, AT&T hired for more than 1,100 new jobs — and filled over 2,000 jobs in Florida in 2014, with the majority...
  • California's shrinking workforce has troubling implications

    By many measures, the state economy is looking strong: California employers are adding jobs faster than the rest of the country, and the unemployment rate has fallen steadily since 2010, when it hit a record 12.4%. So why have so many people stopped...
  • French jobless rate heads back to 2013 peak

    France's unemployment rate jumped back in the third quarter to its 2013 peak, compounding the woes of the unpopular government struggling to pull the euro zone's second-largest economy out of stagnation. Socialist President Francois Hollande, whose...
  • Private sector added 208,000 net new jobs in November, ADP says

    Private sector added 208,000 net new jobs in November, ADP says
    American companies added 208,000 net new jobs in November, posting another solid though slightly disappointing month of labor market gains, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday. The figure was down from an upwardly revised 233,000...