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  • Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jump 19,000 to four-month high

    Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jumped last week to their highest level in four months, the Labor Department said Thursday. About 316,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits, up 19,000 from the previous week's revised figure....
  • Job fairs reveal lots of openings in the Lehigh Valley

    Job fairs reveal lots of openings in the Lehigh Valley
    Bob Martin worked for some of the Lehigh Valley's biggest companies. His two most recent employers, Mack Trucks and Avantor Performance Materials, both laid him off, he said. Still, the Upper Macungie Township resident sounded optimistic Tuesday at...
  • How to fix California's economy: Regulation, legislation and education

    How to fix California's economy: Regulation, legislation and education
    California's wounded economy needs serious intervention from policymakers, businesses and educators equally committed to restoring jobs and ending poverty. During the last year, we've been reminded how unsettling the prognosis is if we don't act...
  • California adds 90,100 jobs in November

    California adds 90,100 jobs in November
    Capping off three years of strong job growth, California employers added another 90,100 positions in November — one of the largest monthly hiring spurts in two decades. The Golden State exited the Great Recession among the most wounded, as a...
  • Jobless rates edge up in Glendale, Burbank

    Jobless rates edge up in Glendale, Burbank
    Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank rose slightly last month with motion picture and sound recording accounting for most of the job reductions across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report. The jobless rates in Glendale and...
  • Maryland gains 3,800 jobs in November

    Maryland gains 3,800 jobs in November
    The state’s labor market brightened as the holidays began last month with the addition of 3,800 jobs, the strongest payroll growth in the state in months.   The unemployment rate statewide fell to 5.6 percent in November, below the national...
  • U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years

    U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years
    U.S. employers felt so secure about the economy's potential that this fall they advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years, according to the latest government data. U.S. organizations were looking to fill nearly 5 million positions available on...
  • Job openings jump to 14-year high; sign of strong hiring

    WASHINGTON — The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down. U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That suggests...
  • County unemployment continues downward trend with nearly 10,000 new jobs

    Lake County's unemployment rate continued to fall in 2014, dropping more than 2 percent from what was reported in 2013 and coming in 4.4 percent below what was seen at the height of the recession, according to figures released by the Illinois Department...
  • Wages lag as U.S. payrolls grow

    Wages lag as U.S. payrolls grow
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. finished its best year of job growth since 1999 with brisk hiring and a drop in unemployment last month, but there's little indication that workers will start seeing wages go up much any time soon. Employers, led by...
  • Poll finds most optimism about quality jobs since before recession

    Poll finds most optimism about quality jobs since before recession
    In another positive sign for the labor market, Americans this month showed the most optimism about the availability of quality jobs than at any time since the start of the Great Recession, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. About 36% of...