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  • 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...
  • Maryland gained estimated 11,000 jobs in December

    Last month, Maryland saw its strongest hiring since 2010, a sign the state's long lackluster labor market may be starting to rev into motion. Employers added an estimated 11,000 jobs in December, driving the state's unemployment rate down a tenth of a...
  • American Express to cut more than 4,000 jobs

    American Express Co. said it will cut more than 4,000 jobs this year as it curtails expenses. AmEx also said Wednesday that it took a $206-million charge in the fourth quarter to "improve operating efficiencies. The lender, led by Chief Executive...
  • Hundreds show up to hear about Amazon jobs

    Hundreds show up to hear about Amazon jobs
    Brandon Johnson is looking for work, but for a moment Tuesday morning he was working the door at the Eastside One-Stop Career Center, waving people in from the cold, lending a hand in the crush that showed up to learn about jobs at the new Amazon...
  • Private-sector job growth cooled to 213,000 in January, ADP says

    Private-sector job growth cooled to 213,000 in January, ADP says
    Private-sector hiring cooled last month, with employers adding a still-solid 213,000 net new jobs, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing Inc. said Wednesday. The figure, a closely watched indicator of the labor market, was down from an upwardly revised...
  • Unemployment continues to fall in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Unemployment continues to fall in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    Unemployment continued to fall in December, capping a year of rising jobs in South Florida, according to data released Friday. Palm Beach County's unemployment was 4.8 percent in December compared with 6 percent a year ago. December's rate was the...
  • Area's unemployment rate dips to 5.2 percent

    Area's unemployment rate dips to 5.2 percent
    Record new hires in the transportation and warehouse jobs buttressed the Lehigh Valley employment picture. The region's December unemployment rate fell to 5.2 percent – the fifth straight month of declines. The region's rate decreased 0.2 of a...
  • Connecticut's Hiring Hasn't Been This Good Since 1998

    Connecticut's Hiring Hasn't Been This Good Since 1998
    Job growth in 2014 was the strongest it has been in Connecticut since 1998, with 26,700 net new jobs, according to a preliminary estimate from the state Department of Labor. In 1998, the state's employers added 28,300 jobs. In December, payrolls grew by...
  • 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....
  • Bias against the disabled is as American as apple pie

    Bias against the disabled is as American as apple pie
    On the first day of the 114th Congress, Republican lawmakers quickly lighted the fuse for a major battle over entitlements using an unlikely piece of leverage: the Social Security Disability Insurance program, which is expected to run out of money in late...