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  • Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 271,000

    Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 271,000
    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week, but remained at a historically low level that signals an improving job market. The Labor Department says applications rose 3,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 271,000. That'...
  • Veterans' job fair Tuesday in Hollywood

    Veterans' job fair Tuesday in Hollywood
    A veterans' job fair will be take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at CareerSource Broward's South career center, 7550 Davie Road Extension in Hollywood More than 20 of Broward County's top employers will meet with veterans seeking new or enhanced...
  • Unemployment up in most Wisconsin cities, counties

    Unemployment rates increased in most Wisconsin counties and 31 of the state's 32 largest cities in May. The state Department of Workforce Development reported the latest figures Wednesday. Unemployment rates increased in 41 out of 72 counties. Menominee...
  • Orlando, where hiring decisions are made quickly

    Orlando, where hiring decisions are made quickly
    Hiring decisions are taking longer and longer to make in the U.S., as the economy improves and many jobs become more highly specialized and more skilled, a new survey says. But hiring decisions are made relatively quickly in Orlando compared to other U....
  • Wisconsin unemployment rate increases to 4.6 percent

    Wisconsin's unemployment rate increased to 4.6 percent in May, up from 4.4 percent in April. The state Department of Workforce Development reported the latest figures Thursday. The state came in below the national unemployment rate of 5.5 percent for the...
  • Feria de trabajo en el Boynton Beach Mall el 11 de julio

    Feria de trabajo en el Boynton Beach Mall el 11 de julio
    Boynton Beach Mall plans to host a job fair on July 11 to fill part-time and full-time positions at its shops and restaurants. Positions available include sales associates, cashiers and servers. Merchants looking for employees include Macy's, Lane...
  • Labor force swells as Maryland adds 13,500 jobs in May

    Labor force swells as Maryland adds 13,500 jobs in May
    Maryland's labor market heated up in May, as the number of people entering the workforce swelled and employers added 13,500 jobs, the Labor Department reported Friday. It was the second month in a row of significant job gains in Maryland, boosting...
  • California adds 54,200 jobs in May; unemployment rate ticks up to 6.4%

    California adds 54,200 jobs in May; unemployment rate ticks up to 6.4%
    California employers continued a nearly four-year hiring streak by adding 54,200 jobs in May, one of the largest monthly employment jumps in the last year. The state's unemployment rate edged up to 6.4%, slightly higher than 6.3% in April, but...
  • Unemployment rates rose in half of US states last month

    Unemployment rates rose in 25 U.S. states last month, driven higher in many cases by more people who began looking for work but didn't immediately find jobs. Rates fell in 9 states and Washington, D.C., and were unchanged in 16 states, the Labor...
  • Orlando leads May job growth again; jobless rate rises

    Orlando leads May job growth again; jobless rate rises
    Unemployment in metro Orlando rose a few notches in May to 5.2 percent, up from 4.9 percent in April. But job growth in Orlando remained strong; the metro area gained 44,000 jobs over the past 12 months, leading the state -- something that has...
  • U.S. stocks slide as a three-day rally peters out

    U.S. stocks slide as a three-day rally peters out
    U.S. stocks are closing lower, shedding some of the gains that pushed a key index to a record level a day earlier. Talks between Greece and its creditors remain unresolved with a major debt payment looming at the end of the month. The Dow Jones...