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  • Job openings surge, yet employers slow to hire

    U.S. job openings surged in February to a 14-year high, yet employers filled fewer of those jobs than in the previous month. On a brighter note, the Labor Department also says that layoffs fell sharply. Taken together, the figures suggest that signs of a...
  • Manufacturing job fair set for April 22

    Manufacturing job fair set for April 22
    Job-seekers can explore manufacturing at the Florida Manufacturing Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22 at Broward College's North Campus, Omni Auditorium, 1000 Coconut Creek Road, Coconut Creek. Employers participating include Astronics DME,...
  • Why job growth and cheap gas aren't doing what they should

    Why job growth and cheap gas aren't doing what they should
    Steady hiring is supposed to fire up economic growth. Cheap gasoline is supposed to power consumer spending. Falling unemployment is supposed to boost wages. Low mortgage rates are supposed to spur home buying. America's economic might is supposed...
  • Improving Connecticut Economy Helped Job Seekers Last Year

    Improving Connecticut Economy Helped Job Seekers Last Year
    Back in 2009, when the bottom was dropping out of the U.S. economy, it was a gamble to major in construction management. That's when Ian Rogers, now 23, started at Central Connecticut State University. "There were times I was kind of afraid because I...
  • U.S. taxpayers stuck with the tab as helicopter flight schools exploit GI Bill loophole

    U.S. taxpayers stuck with the tab as helicopter flight schools exploit GI Bill loophole
    For some flight schools that train helicopter pilots, the GI Bill that took effect in 2009 was a windfall the government never intended. Helicopter schools had been struggling financially, and the bill excluded them from direct funding. But after...
  • U.S. job growth slows sharply in March to 126,000

    U.S. job growth slows sharply in March to 126,000
    The sharp retreat in hiring last month to the slowest pace in more than a year reflects lost economic momentum in the U.S. — and may make the Federal Reserve more reluctant to start raising interest rates as early as June. The Labor Department...
  • Job growth in March slows sharply, reflecting cold weather, cooling economy

    Job growth in March slows sharply, reflecting cold weather, cooling economy
    After months of strong job growth, hiring in March slowed sharply to its weakest level in over a year. Employers added 126,000 net new jobs last month, just half of what economists had forecast and ending a yearlong streak of 200,000-plus job gains a...
  • Walker's Wisconsin still lags nation in job growth

    Walker's Wisconsin still lags nation in job growth
    Scott Walker has transformed Wisconsin politics, winning three elections in four years and signing laws that weaken unions, crippling a key ally of the Democratic Party. But the likely Republican presidential contender has had less success changing...
  • Community news for East Hartford edition

    U Drive U Text U Pay EAST HARTFORD - The East Hartford Police Department will be participating in a nation campaign designed to decrease fatalities and injuries caused by driver distraction. Checkpoints will be set up at various locations in East...
  • March sadness: US hiring last month dashes expectations

    WASHINGTON March hiring disappointed, with just 126,000 new jobs reported by the government Friday, prompting concerns that the economy may be softening amid slowing exports and oil field turmoil. Most mainstream forecasters had expected hiring north...
  • US hiring slowdown hit most industry sectors in March

    The deceleration of hiring last month hit nearly all parts of the job market as U.S. employers grew wary about the health of the economy. The construction, manufacturing and government sectors all lost workers. Manufacturers cut 1,000 after a 19-month...