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  • Unemployment aid applications drop to 276,000

    Unemployment aid applications drop to 276,000
    Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign that job cuts remain low as employers are confident enough in the business outlook to hold onto their staffs. The Labor Department says applications for unemployment aid dropped 8,000 to a...
  • U.S. firms add 201,000 jobs in May, ADP says

     U.S. firms add 201,000 jobs in May, ADP says
    The private sector added 201,000 jobs in May, a robust improvement over the previous month and a sign the economic recovery is getting back on track, according to payroll firm Automatic Data Processing Inc. And a Commerce Department report showing...
  • California to match U.S. unemployment rate by 2017, UCLA economists predict

    California to match U.S. unemployment rate by 2017, UCLA economists predict
    California’s unemployment rate is expected to gradually fall until it matches the national rate in 2017, according to economists from the UCLA Anderson Forecast. The decrease will be driven by improvement in the construction and automotive...
  • Small firms lead the way as private sector adds 201,000 jobs in May

    Small firms lead the way as private sector adds 201,000 jobs in May
    The private sector added 201,000 jobs in May, a robust improvement over the previous month and a sign the economic recovery is back on track. In its monthly jobs report, the Automatic Data Processing payroll firm said small businesses with 50...
  • Survey: US business hiring picks up in May to 201,000

    U.S. companies stepped up hiring in May, a private survey found, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy even after it contracted at the start of the year. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 201,000 jobs last...
  • Lehigh Valley unemployment rate steady in April

    Lehigh Valley unemployment rate steady in April
    If you're a glass is half full kind of person, the Lehigh Valley's job picture was steady in April. You say your glass is half empty? Then it was stagnant. The region's April unemployment rate stayed at 5.7 percent, 13th out of 18 regions in the state,...
  • Annual career fair in Highland draws hundreds of job seekers

    Annual career fair in Highland draws hundreds of job seekers
    When Detra Anderson moved to Gary from Texas last year, she began hunting for a job in business administration. The hunt is still on. "I've tried many ways to find a job, but nothing has come up," Anderson said, at the recent ninth annual Community...
  • Maryland added 16,400 jobs in April

    Maryland added 16,400 jobs in April
    Growth in Maryland's labor market appears to be slowly solidifying, as expansion in a wide range of industries created more jobs in April than in any month in the past five years, driving the state's unemployment rate to its lowest level since 2008....
  • Grads face better job market ... and mounting debt

    The graduating class of 2015 may be partying like it's 1999! A study earlier this year from Michigan State University found that employers have been recruiting new college graduates at levels not seen since the go-go years of the technology boom and Y2K...
  • Indiana jobless rate drops to 5.4 percent for April

     Indiana jobless rate drops to 5.4 percent for April
    Indiana's unemployment rate dropped to 5.4 percent for April, when officials say the state added 10,600 private-sector jobs. Figures released Wednesday by the state Department of Workforce Development show Indiana's jobless mark fell four-tenths of a...
  • CT's Job Base Grows Modestly In April; Labor Force Reaches All-Time High

    CT's Job Base Grows Modestly In April; Labor Force Reaches All-Time High
    The number of jobs in the state grew by 1,200 in April, a modest rate that's slower than the average growth rate of about 1,500 jobs a month since the recovery began in February 2010. The Connecticut Department of Labor on Tuesday said the...