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  • Missouri takes a step toward 'right-to-work', but proposal still faces uphill climb

    Missouri took a step toward joining 24 other states with right-to-work laws when its House voted Wednesday to bar the collection of fees from workers who choose not to join a union. The vote of 92 to 66 with two lawmakers voting present, marks an advance...
  • US job openings increase to fresh 14-year high; job quits, hiring also climb

    The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains will likely continue. Employers also filled more jobs and more employees quit, two additional signs of an improving...
  • Fast-growing careers don't usually lead to homeownership, data show

    Fast-growing careers don't usually lead to homeownership, data show
    Here's a strong dose of reality on why millennials might not be the housing market's prayer in the near future: The fastest-growing careers aren't necessarily those with traditionally high homeownership rates. Economists at Freddie Mac paired the...
  • AP-GfK Poll finds Obama approval and Americans' views of the economy improving

    Americans' views of President Barack Obama have improved slightly in the past two months, and opinions are more positive about the direction of the country and the health of the economy, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds. A slim majority now approves of...
  • U.S. job openings rise to 14-year high; job quits, hiring up

    U.S. job openings rise to 14-year high; job quits, hiring up
    The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains will likely continue. The Labor Department says job openings rose 3.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted 5 million,...
  • Even as US job market accelerates, 9 million unemployed face continued frustration

    The job market remains a frustrating place for America's 9 million unemployed — perhaps more so as hiring has accelerated along with job postings. The pace of job growth over the past three months was the fastest in 17 years. The gains spanned...
  • More tax exemptions will help business boost investment

    More tax exemptions will help business boost investment
    Florida's economy has made a dramatic recovery thanks to the hard work of our families, private sector and responsible planning by our state government. Our private sector is creating jobs at a rate well above the national average and our unemployment...
  • After years of weak wage growth, strong hiring appears to be spilling over into pay

    As the U.S. economy has steadily recovered from the Great Recession, the critical missing piece has been a painful lack of pay raises for many Americans. Their pain may be easing. Friday's jobs report signaled that raises have finally begun to flow...
  • January job gains, wage increases show US recovery getting stronger, closer to full health

    A resurgent job market in January signaled that the U.S. economy is finally regaining the kind of strength typical of a healthy recovery — with hiring accelerating, wages rising and people who had given up their job hunts starting to look again....
  • Jobless claims hit 15-year low

    Jobless claims hit 15-year low
    In a positive sign for the labor market, initial claims for jobless benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in 15 years, the Labor Department said Thursday. Applications for unemployment benefits fell 43,000 to 265,000 for the week ended Jan. 24,...
  • Best jobs in America? Physician assistants and software engineers

    Best jobs in America? Physician assistants and software engineers
    The best gig in the country is a physician assistant, according to job search website Glassdoor. The Mill Valley, Calif.-based company released a list of its 25 best jobs in America on Wednesday, laying out the country's most attractive jobs based on...