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Forbes

The Jobs Report Misled You, Job & Wage Growth Are Actually Decelerating
Forbes
Employers added 228,000 jobs in November, 221,000 of them in the private sector. Both are nicely above their averages over the last six months, 164,000 headline and 162,000 private. Almost all the major sectors and subsectors were positive. Mining and ...



Reuters

Trump's push to cut federal jobs has modest impact, mostly in defense
Reuters
However, federal civilian jobs declined around 6,000 in the first nine months of this year, or just 0.3 percent of 2.1 million such jobs tracked by the Office of Personnel Management, according to Reuters calculations based on the latest OPM data ...

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Aljazeera.com

Women in low-wage US farm jobs say #MeToo
Aljazeera.com
Mily Trevino-Sauceda was eight years old when she first started working on farms in the US. As one of 10 children, she worked before and after school in agricultural fields alongside her siblings and her father, who spoke little English but was able to ...



New York Times

More American Jobs? Broadcom Deal Might Mean the Opposite
New York Times
Last month, President Trump stood in the Oval Office under a portrait of Andrew Jackson and announced that Broadcom, a semiconductor company based in Singapore, would be moving its headquarters back to the United States. “I want to thank you very much ...

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GeekWire

Tech accounted for 93% of Seattle office jobs added over the last two years, report finds
GeekWire
Seattle observers are well aware of the tech industry's role in the city's economic boom, but a new report takes it to a new level, finding that more than nine of every 10 office jobs created over the last two years came from the tech sector. The ...

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Blockchain's Big Year: Competitive Job Market Grows More Than 200%
CoinDesk
The number of blockchain jobs posted in the U.S. this year has seen a dramatic increase, according to data provided to CoinDesk from one of the largest jobs sites. The just-published statistics from Indeed.com indicate that, since last December, that ...



The American Prospect

Trump Lamented Loss of Oreo Jobs to Mexico. His Tax Bill Could Make More Jobs Go South.
The American Prospect
With the crisis of offshoring playing a central part of the 2016 presidential campaign, the Oreo layoffs in Chicago became a flashpoint, as Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump all denounced Nabisco for shipping good American jobs abroad ...



New York Times

Will Robots Take Our Children's Jobs?
New York Times
Like a lot of children, my sons, Toby, 7, and Anton, 4, are obsessed with robots. In the children's books they devour at bedtime, happy, helpful robots pop up more often than even dragons or dinosaurs. The other day I asked Toby why children like ...

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USA TODAY

25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017
USA TODAY
Most of the cities adding the most jobs in 2017 reported uninterrupted employment increases over the course of the year, but this was not always the case. Both Yuma, Arizona and Corvallis, Oregon reported among the largest employment increases this ...



Marketplace.org

Another sign of the improving economy: a drop in part-time jobs
Marketplace.org
In September, Target announced plans to raise the hourly hourly minimum wage for its workers to $11 per hour beginning in one month and increasing to $15 per hour by the end of 2020. - Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Another 228,000 jobs were added to ...

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