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  • Connecticut Employers Added 6,400 Jobs in May

    Connecticut Employers Added 6,400 Jobs in May
    Employers were hiring briskly in May, with the state's workplaces adding 6,400 more jobs than they cut, according to data released Thursday. Retail jobs were a major contributor to the growth, including those at the 80-store Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods...
  • Pennsylvania shows biggest 1-month jobs gain since 1990s

    Pennsylvania shows biggest 1-month jobs gain since 1990s
    HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania recorded its biggest one-month jobs gain in nearly two decades in April, while its unemployment rate stabilized after rising for three straight months, the state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday. An...
  • Fifty employers hiring at Miramar job fair

    Fifty employers hiring at Miramar job fair
    The city of Miramar will have a free career fair from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 18 at Miramar Town Center, 2300 Civic Center Place in Miramar. More than 50 employers are scheduled to attend including Carnival Cruise Line, Walmart, Walgreens, Mattress...
  • Drought saps $2.7 billion from California economy, report says

    Drought saps $2.7 billion from California economy, report says
    The drought is on track to dry up $2.7 billion in revenue and erase more than 18,600 jobs from the California economy this year, according to a preliminary report. But that blow has been hard to detect because the agriculture sector is just 2% of the...
  • Will L.A. put money behind wage theft crackdown?

    Will L.A. put money behind wage theft crackdown?
    In Los Angeles, it's hard to miss the signs of a city straining to meet its existing duties: broken pavement, illegally dumped furniture, rows of tents under freeway bridges. It took a discrimination lawsuit to persuade the city's leaders to start...
  • California adds 29,500 to payrolls in April; jobless rate falls to 6.3%

    California adds 29,500 to payrolls in April; jobless rate falls to 6.3%
    Even as California employers continued to boost head counts in April, they slightly slowed their pace of hiring, adding 29,500 nonfarm payroll jobs. The number was smaller than the revised 40,500 net new jobs for March, according to the California...
  • New college grads finding best job market in years

    New college grads finding best job market in years
    More of this year's college graduates are winding up in the workforce instead of on their parents' couches. Colleges, employers and recruiters all report that new grads in South Florida are finding the most job opportunities they've had since the...
  • Hispanic job seeker website expands from Hampton Roads to Richmond

    Hispanic job seeker website expands from Hampton Roads to Richmond
    After a successful Hampton Roads pilot, Avanzaro.com is expanding its service -- connecting Hispanic job seekers with employers -- to Richmond. The company found significant employer interest in the service after offering employers a 90-day free trial...
  • Number of US job openings jumped to a 15-year high in April

    U.S. employers advertised the most open jobs in April than at any time in the 15 years that the government has tracked the data, a sign that this year's steady hiring will likely continue. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the number of open jobs at...
  • Family finances: Paychecks are getting bigger

    The recent flurry of minimum-wage increases among companies, cities and states is welcome news for many workers. For example, Wal-Mart recently hiked its starting wages to $9 per hour (the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour). Cities such as Chicago,...
  • Job openings jump to a 15-year high

    U.S. employers advertised the most open jobs in April than at any time in the 15 years that the government has tracked the data, a sign that this year's steady hiring will likely continue. The Labor Department says the number of open jobs at the end of...