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  • US pay and benefits rose at steady pace last year, though gains remain modest

    Wages and benefits rose at a slightly healthier rate last year, a sign strong job gains could be forcing companies to pay a bit more for workers.
  • Teen unemployment remains stubbornly high, study finds

     Teen unemployment remains stubbornly high, study finds
    Angelo Ross said he hunted for a job for three years before landing an internship at a fast-food restaurant in November. For the first time in his life, the Far South Side high school senior said the minimum wage job gave him a sense of security. But he...

    GDP growth cools to 2.6% annual rate in fourth quarter

    GDP growth cools to 2.6% annual rate in fourth quarter
    Economic growth unexpectedly slowed sharply in the fourth quarter of last year to a modest 2.6% annual rate after a strong six-month stretch raised hopes the U.S. recovery finally was accelerating toward normal. The data released Friday by the...

    U.S. pay and benefits rose at slightly faster pace last year

    Wages and benefits rose at slightly healthier rate last year, a sign strong job gains could be forcing companies to pay a bit more for workers. The Labor Department said Friday that the employment cost index, which measures pay and benefits, rose 2.2...

    Jobless rate falls in all 12 Illinois metro areas

    Jobless rate falls in all 12 Illinois metro areas
    Unemployment rates continued to fall in all 12 of Illinois' metro areas in December. But Thursday's monthly report from the Illinois Department of Employment Security also showed the number of jobs grew in just half of them. Department Director Jeff...