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  • 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...
  • 321K jobs added in November, way above forecasts

    WASHINGTON Employers added a scorching 321,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent, the government said Friday in a holiday report that brought cheer. Job growth was up across the spectrum of industries, and most...
  • Jobs and wages surge in November, raising expectations for 2015

    WASHINGTON November hiring smashed expectations and raised prospects for stronger-than-expected economic growth in 2015, experts said after a solid jobs report from the government Friday. Employers added 321,000 jobs in November, hourly earnings surged,...
  • Stocks drop on European Central Bank's stimulus plans, energy slump

    The stock market posted slight losses Thursday after European Central Bank officials decided to delay any stimulus for the struggling continent until next year. Investors also braced for the release of Friday's closely watched U.S. jobs report. Stocks...
  • Weekly jobless claims fall to 297,000 as firms reduced planned layoffs

    Weekly jobless claims fall to 297,000 as firms reduced planned layoffs
    Initial jobless claims fell back below 300,000 last week as companies sharply reduced planned layoffs in November in a positive sign for the labor market ahead of the monthly jobs report. About 297,000 applied for first-time unemployment benefits,...
  • Private sector added 208,000 net new jobs in November, ADP says

    Private sector added 208,000 net new jobs in November, ADP says
    American companies added 208,000 net new jobs in November, posting another solid though slightly disappointing month of labor market gains, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday. The figure was down from an upwardly revised 233,000...
  • Hiring falls short of expectations in November, report finds

    U.S. private employers added 208,000 jobs in November, falling short of economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of...
  • Obama has done little to help African-Americans

    Obama has done little to help African-Americans
    Addressing the nation last Thursday, President Obama sought to justify his misreading of the Constitution by unilaterally granting legal protection to 5 million illegal immigrants. In this, he reminded me of what Richard Nixon told David Frost in a 1977...
  • Obama's immigration policy: How about putting Americans first?

    Addressing the nation last Thursday, President Obama sought to justify his misreading of the Constitution by unilaterally granting legal protection to 5 million illegal immigrants. In this, he reminded me of what Richard Nixon told David Frost in a 1977...
  • Unemployment falls to 6 percent

    The unemployment rate in Maryland fell to 6 percent in October, even as job creation remained sluggish. Maryland employers added an estimated 1,400 jobs in October, up about 1 percent since September, according to estimates released Friday by the...
  • California adds 41,500 jobs in October; unemployment rate holds at 7.3%

    California adds 41,500 jobs in October; unemployment rate holds at 7.3%
    California employers returned to hiring in October, adding 41,500 nonfarm payroll jobs after making unexpected cuts the previous month, according to official state numbers. California added more jobs than any other state, including Texas, which added...