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  • What it means if Fed no longer says it's 'patient' on rates

    For the Federal Reserve, patience may no longer be a virtue. Surrounding the Fed's policy meeting this week is the widespread expectation that it will no longer use the word "patient" to describe its stance on raising interest rates from record lows....
  • Fair connects job seekers with employers

    Fair connects job seekers with employers
    In hopes of connecting Pompano residents looking for work with potential employers, the city's Community Redevelopment Agency is hosting a job fair. The CRA is partnering with the Chamber of Commerce for the fair. "Our goal is to provide all the...
  • Connecticut Gained 25,000 Jobs In 2014; Best Year Since 1998

    Connecticut Gained 25,000 Jobs In 2014; Best Year Since 1998
    Connecticut's employers added more than 25,000 jobs in 2014, the state's Labor Department said Monday, confirming the robust job growth reported in preliminary data. This was the best year for job growth since 1998. Nick Perna, an economist who consults...
  • Job gains continued in January; unemployment rate unchanged

    The state Department of Labor says employers in Connecticut added 6,400 jobs in January, the seventh consecutive month of job gains. Officials said Monday the unemployment rate was 6.3 percent, unchanged since September. The U.S. unemployment rate in...
  • 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...
  • Déjà vu? Winter chills US economy, but slowdown should thaw

    For a second year, harsh winter weather has kept Americans away from shopping centers, slowed home sales and weighed on U.S. economic growth. Yet there may be little cause for concern. The steadily strengthening U.S. job market and low gas prices suggest...
  • I-Drive updates: Skyplex zipline named; Merlin job fair set

    I-Drive updates: Skyplex zipline named; Merlin job fair set
    Merlin Entertainments officials are looking to hire 300 people this weekend during a three-day job fair on I-Drive and a new I-Drive attraction has been named. Merlin is the group behind I-Drive 360, the entertainment complex home to the Orlando Eye,...
  • Forty employers at job fair Wednesday

    Forty employers at job fair Wednesday
    About 2,000 jobs with 40 employers are available at the Job News Corp. job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the BB&T Center, One Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Positions include those at airport, hotels, government, health care, law enforcement,...
  • Producers make $102,860? Composers $63,560? Otis report on jobs and pay

    Producers make $102,860? Composers $63,560? Otis report on jobs and pay
    Employment in Los Angeles County's creative industries rose by 6,000 jobs in 2013 after more modest gains the two previous years, according to the latest annual Otis Report on the Creative Economy. But with 355,600 workers on payrolls, the county's...
  • Illinois unemployment continues decline in January

    Illinois unemployment continues decline in January
    Illinois' unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent in January. It was the 10th monthly decrease in the past 11 months. The state Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly statewide unemployment report that the jobless rate fell from...