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2012-07-24 22:22:12

BASINGSTOKE, England, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Active Informatics announces partnership with Burning Glass Technologies to bring real time labour intelligence to the UK UK post 16 education providers are at risk of failing to sufficiently match courses to today's job market by relying on out of date labour market information, Active Informatics [http://www.activeinformatics.com ] is today warning. The warning comes as Active...

2012-07-24 06:28:36

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DegreeTree.com, an online resource for connecting students with accredited degree programs and schools, has released the results of a recent study comparing unemployment vs education vs income. The infographic makes use of DegreeTree data which shows that states with the highest unemployment rates are also the states with the highest number of degree seekers. The infographic was created in order to help students make informed decisions when...

2012-07-19 10:22:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's seasonally adjusted unemployment was 7.5 percent in June, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the 7.4 percent May rate. Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was below the U.S. rate of 8.2 percent, and has been below the U.S. rate for 50 consecutive months, and at or below the U.S. rate for 68 consecutive months. June was the first increase in Pennsylvania's unemployment rate since July 2011. The state's unemployment...

2012-07-11 23:03:25

With Unemployment Rates on the climb, Blueline Products is coming to the rescue. The company is accepting new Dealers and Distributors into their highly lucrative Wholesale Sales Program, featuring the hottest liquid weight loss drops on the market. Spanish Fork, Utah (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Bluelineproducts.com -------- Unemployment in the United States is staggering. The 8.2% Unemployment Rate does not even include those people who gave up trying to find a job, or the under-employed....

2012-07-09 06:25:06

Generation Opportunity supporters call White House, demand an end to policies that stifle job creation WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Generation Opportunity, one of the largest grassroots organizations connecting with young Americans through advanced social media outreach and traditional, boots-on-the-ground organizing, released the non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) 18-29 unemployment rate data for June: The youth unemployment rate for 18-29 year olds specifically...

2012-07-06 06:21:19

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Congressman Chaka Fattah, a senior Appropriator on the House Appropriations Committee, issues this statement in response to today's national employment report: "The American economy needs to improve, as today's employment report shows. President Obama's proposals and actions can continue to move us in that direction, especially his jobs-creating legislation that has been blocked by politics, pure and simple. "Even in today's report, we...

2012-07-02 06:22:51

NEW YORK, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Online advertised vacancies rose 232,000 in June to 4,947,100, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series released today. Following little growth in the first two months of the second quarter, June closed out the quarter with a strong gain. The Supply/Demand rate stands at 2.7 unemployed for every vacancy. "Online labor demand in the first half of 2012 increased by an average of 104,000 per month, but about...

2012-06-28 12:38:20

Employment policy is also health policy according to a University of British Columbia study that found that workers experienced higher mortality rates if they didn't have access to social protections like employment insurance and unemployment benefits. Researchers with the Human Early Learning Partnership and the School of Population and Public Health at UBC found that low and medium-skilled workers in the United States are at a greater risk of death if they lose their job than their...

2012-06-25 23:14:14

Though many may dread the idea, young adults who move back home with mom and dad after a job loss may benefit from it more than they realize. Research published in the Journal of Political Economy finds that returning to the nest can be valuable insurance in a tough labor market, serving as a short-term safety net while also keeping long-term earnings from being stunted by a job loss. "Intuitively, it makes sense that people move home after an employment shock," said Greg Kaplan, an...

2012-06-19 02:24:22

ARLINGTON, Va., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The pace of wage growth in the private sector is likely to continue to accelerate modestly in the coming months, according to the revised second quarter Wage Trend Indicator(TM) (WTI) released today by Bloomberg BNA, a leading publisher of specialized news and information. (http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC33627LOGO) The index rose to 98.69 (second quarter 1976 = 100) from 98.42 in the first quarter. "The latest WTI is...