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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019, file photo people stand in line to inquire about jobs available at the Bean Automotive Group during a job fair in Miami. On Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, the U.S. government issues the December jobs report. (
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January 10, 2020 - 11:32 am
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%, signaling that the job market remains strong at the start of 2020 even if hiring and wage gains have slowed somewhat more than a decade into an economic...
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Ivanka Trump
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Jeff Katz
January 08, 2020 - 2:05 pm
Ivanka Trump spoke about the current state and future of American jobs at CES in Las Vegas. During a keynote session on Tuesday, Ivanka impressed hundreds of attendees from all around the technology industry by describing how her father's administration has worked tirelessly to put programs in...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019, file photo job applicants looks at jobs available at Florida International University during a job fair in Miami.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
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January 08, 2020 - 12:59 pm
By JOSH BOAK AP ECONOMICS WRITER BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. companies added 202,000 jobs in December, led by robust hiring in construction, trade, transportation and utilities, according to a private survey. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that the bulk of the hiring was among smaller and mid-sized...
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Jeff Katz
December 20, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was ready to sacrifice hundreds of thousands of American jobs to help create a "greener economy." During the Democratic debate Thursday night, Biden was asked by moderator Tim Alberta if as president, he would be willing to sacrifice economic growth and kill...
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Jeff Katz
December 06, 2019 - 2:32 pm
In yet another historic month for the Trump economy, jobless claims fell by 10,000 to 203,000 last week. The United States also created an unprecedented 266,000 jobs in the month of November, shattering expectations. Experts had been predicting that job creation would slow down due to a low...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2019, file photo Balo Balogun labels items in preparation for a holiday sale at a Walmart Supercenter in Las Vegas. On Friday, Dec. 6, the U.S. government issues the November jobs report. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
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AP News
December 06, 2019 - 10:12 am
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring in the United States jumped last month to its highest level since January as U.S. employers shrugged off trade conflicts and a global slowdown and added 266,000 jobs. The unemployment rate dipped to 3.5% from 3.6% in October,...
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WRVA News
December 05, 2019 - 4:40 pm
Chesterfield, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Carvana is setting up a car inspection and reconditioning facility in Chesterfield, creating 400 jobs. The company is spending $25 million, although Virginia is offering some economic incentives. Used cars would be brought to the facility, and they will then...
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November 11, 2019 - 10:18 am
By COLLIN BINKLEY and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public...
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November 04, 2019 - 2:30 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly higher Monday as investors extended a rally that puts the major indexes on track for another record-setting day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was on pace to beat its record high close set in July. The S&P 500...
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Jeff Katz
November 01, 2019 - 5:49 pm
President Donald Trump's economy continues to surprise and improve as a surprising jobs report showed the U.S. economy added 128,000 jobs in the month of October, outperforming experts' predictions of 75,000. This comes despite the six-week strike at General Motors. And while unemployment rose...
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