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  • AT&T hiring for 175 jobs in South Florida

    AT&T hiring for 175 jobs in South Florida
    AT&T has 300 job openings statewide, including some 175 retail, call center and wire technician positions in South Florida. During 2014, AT&T hired for more than 1,100 new jobs — and filled over 2,000 jobs in Florida in 2014, with the majority...
  • California's shrinking workforce has troubling implications

    By many measures, the state economy is looking strong: California employers are adding jobs faster than the rest of the country, and the unemployment rate has fallen steadily since 2010, when it hit a record 12.4%. So why have so many people stopped...
  • Lehigh Valley hits jobs milestone

    Lehigh Valley hits jobs milestone
    The Lehigh Valley saw a record number of jobs in October, as unemployment continued a three-month decline and reached its lowest level in more than six years. Unemployment dipped in October as the Lehigh Valley metro region added 2,300 seasonally...
  • Promising jobs report suggests Americans' earnings are rising again

    Promising jobs report suggests Americans' earnings are rising again
    Providing a surprising and much-needed bit of momentum to a shaky global economy, government figures released Friday show the U.S. economy is on track this year to create the most jobs since 1999. And in a bright spot for American workers who've felt...
  • Rauner meets with Obama, calls it 'terrific day'

    Rauner meets with Obama, calls it 'terrific day'
    President Barack Obama met late Friday afternoon with Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner and other incoming governors, leading Rauner to judge it a "terrific day" that included discussions about improving the state's infrastructure and economy. Rauner,...
  • Medical billers, coders: Navigating insurance claims takes skill and persistence

    By Erinn Hutkin While she's not directly involved in patient care, Lynn Ellis still plays a vital, and rewarding, role in helping people when they visit the doctor. An insurance accounts-receivable specialist who deals with medical billing and coding...
  • Southland adding jobs at rapid pace but many have low pay, reports say

    Southland adding jobs at rapid pace but many have low pay, reports say
    Southern California job creation has grown rapidly over the last two years, but the recovery has been dominated by lower-paying service jobs in retail and food services, according to new research. That trend will continue without major shifts in...
  • U.S. adds a strong 252K jobs; unemployment falls to 5.6%

    U.S. adds a strong 252K jobs; unemployment falls to 5.6%
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States capped its best year for hiring in 15 years with a healthy gain in December, and the unemployment rate reached a six-year low. The numbers support expectations that the United States will strengthen further this...
  • Letter: Raising the minimum wage will kill teen job market

    What’s the biggest problem in America today? I think it’s the shortage of entry level jobs. Our kids are joining gangs and shooting each other because they have nothing better to do. When I was a teen, I had some typical low-paying jobs. I...
  • U.S. adds 252,000 jobs in December; unemployment rate drops to 5.6%

    Ignoring the economic troubles in the rest of the world, the U.S. added another large batch of new jobs in December to conclude its best year of hiring since 1999. The Labor Department said Friday that employers took on 252,000 net new workers last...
  • U.S. economy adds a robust 321,000 jobs in November

    Providing a surprising and much-needed bit of momentum to a shaky global economy, U.S. employers ramped up hiring last month and reported a significant rise in wages — welcome news for American workers feeling left behind by the nation's slow...