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  • Hiring falls short of expectations in November, report finds

    U.S. private employers added 208,000 jobs in November, falling short of economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of...
  • California unemployment to drop closer to U.S. rate

    California's unemployment rate will nearly equal that of the nation within two years, according to a new forecast. The state's jobless rate currently sits at 7.3% — the nation's fifth highest, and well above the overall U.S. rate of 5.8%. But...
  • Third hiring blitz in recent months aims to fill 80 construction jobs

    LEESBURG — Out of work or underemployed carpenters, surveyors and others in the construction-related fields, take heart. Job growth in the industry is gaining momentum and an upcoming Leesburg hiring event is seeking skilled workers in the trade....
  • Southland adding jobs at rapid pace but many have low pay, reports say

    Southland adding jobs at rapid pace but many have low pay, reports say
    Southern California job creation has grown rapidly over the last two years, but the recovery has been dominated by lower-paying service jobs in retail and food services, according to new research. That trend will continue without major shifts in...
  • 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

    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....