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  • Employers created 230,000 jobs in October

    Employers created 230,000 jobs in October
    U.S. private employers added 230,000 jobs in October, the most since June and exceeding economists' expectations as mid-sized businesses added the most workers in more than seven years, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists...
  • Private sector added 230,000 net new jobs last month, ADP says

    Private sector added 230,000 net new jobs last month, ADP says
    Private employers added 230,000 net new jobs in October, a solid gain that indicates the labor market is continuing to improve, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday. In addition to last month's gains, the firm revised up September's...
  • Private sector added 213,000 jobs in September, ADP says

    Private sector added 213,000 jobs in September, ADP says
    The private sector added 213,000 net new jobs last month, indicating that the labor market rebounded after a disappointing August, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday. The September job growth was an improvement from ADP's figure for...
  • Diane Bosak: Connect unemployed with training they need to find jobs

    A sluggish recovery and unfilled jobs are headline issues that must be addressed, and quickly, by those who will lead the commonwealth in 2015. Employers clamor for skilled employees while many Pennsylvanians remain out of work or underemployed after...
  • Lehigh Valley jobs growth driven by transportation and warehousing sector

    Lehigh Valley jobs growth driven by transportation and warehousing sector
    Earlier this month, Walmart announced it would build a second distribution center in Bethlehem, just down the road from another distribution center under construction for online retailer Zulily. Similar facilities are in various stages of development...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Businesses turn up heat on Wolf in tax war Big and small businesses and banks have done well under Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's administration. The governor has cut various corporate and banking taxes the last four years by more than $1.2 billion...
  • Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?

    Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?
    Larry Hogan, the Republican candidate for governor, smartly focuses his campaign messaging on the need to give the Maryland economy a lift. It's not an original idea, and certainly de rigueur for any Republican in any election year. But as he builds a...
  • Jobless claims jump, but one-month average lowest since 2000

    Initial claims for jobless benefits jumped last week from a post-Great Recession low, but the average over the past four weeks was the lowest since 2000 for the volatile but closely watched barometer of the labor market. About 283,000 people filed for...
  • Expect Friday job numbers to be fixed [Letter]

    Expect Friday job numbers to be fixed [Letter]
    President Barack Obama's modus operandi is to do what he always does. This Friday will be the last unemployment rate released until after the November election. The next numbers come out three days after the Nov. 4 election so President Obama has to lie...
  • Maryland unemployment dips to 6.3 percent

    Maryland added about 2,800 jobs in September, enough to make a slight dent in the unemployment rate, but too few to signal significant growth, economists said Tuesday after the release of a monthly report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The addition...
  • September Jobs Roar Back; Hottest Hiring In 20 Years

    September Jobs Roar Back; Hottest Hiring In 20 Years
    Connecticut businesses in September had the hottest month for hiring in 20 years, according to statistics compiled by the federal government and released Monday by the state Department of Labor. Businesses added 10,100 jobs, public schools and towns...