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2013-02-20 12:25:47

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The rate of annual wage growth for private sector workers is expected to show little, if any, change in the coming months, according to the preliminary first quarter Wage Trend Indicator(TM) (WTI) released today by Bloomberg BNA, a leading publisher of specialized news and information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC33627LOGO) The latest index stands at 98.63 (second quarter 1976 = 100), up from 98.52 in the...

2013-02-09 23:03:26

In higher-than-average numbers, the economy added 33,000 jobs in retail last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. January´s retail employment growth reflected hiring trends on SellingCrossing.com. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 The retail industry added 33,000 jobs last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. January´s higher-than-average job gains reflected hiring trends on SellingCrossing.com. Retail employment rose in January, according to the...

2013-02-04 12:23:27

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) edged down in January. The index now stands at 109.38, down from 109.47 in December. The January figure is 2.7 percent higher than a year ago. "Despite the dip in January, the Employment Trends Index continues to signal a moderate improvement in the labor market," said Gad Levanon, Director of Macroeconomic Research at The Conference Board. "However, employment growth has outpaced economic growth in...

2013-02-01 23:03:04

According to the ADP report released Wednesday, U.S. private sector employment accounted for 192,000 jobs added in January. The report points to steady growth in the labor market, reflected in employment data on Hound.com. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 U.S. private employers added 192,000 jobs in January, according to the ADP National Employment Report released Wednesday. In the latest signal of an expanding labor market, the report mirrored employment data on Hound.com. ADP...

2013-02-01 16:28:06

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to today's jobs report from the U.S. Labor Department, employers added 157,000 new jobs in January. The national unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged, edging up 0.1 percent to 7.9. The construction industry gained 28,000 jobs last month, but overall unemployment remains high for U.S. construction workers at 16.1 percent. Since January 2011, construction employment has grown by 296,000, with one-third of the gains...

2013-02-01 12:22:07

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Even as stock prices rise, unemployment drops, and overall recovery takes hold, more U.S. workers than ever are planning to delay retirement, according to a new Executive Action Report from The Conference Board. Trapped on the Worker Treadmill? revisits research questions originally incorporated in The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Survey in 2010, when 42 percent of survey respondents reported plans to delay retirement. Returning to the subject...

2013-01-30 12:24:15

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Online advertised vacancies rose 106,900 in January to 5,044,700 according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series released today. The Supply/Demand rate stands at 2.5 unemployed for every vacancy. In December, there were 7.3 million more unemployed than the number of advertised vacancies, down from 11.8 million at the end of the recession in June 2009. "January was a mixed bag for labor demand," said...

2013-01-29 12:24:14

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When Super Bowl 47 kicks off here at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome February 3, millions of Americans will be making predictions on the outcome. But a RiseSmart analysis shows that one of the most accurate predictors of Super Bowl success comes from the unlikeliest of sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) unemployment data. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130122/DA45857-INFO) Here's the story: WHAT: The team whose metropolitan...

2013-01-28 00:20:18

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, JANUARY 28: UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE Profile America -- Monday, January 28th. As the Great Depression approached its worst, Wisconsin made the nation's first governmental direct relief effort for the unemployed. On this date in 1932, it enacted unemployment insurance. Wisconsin was soon...

2013-01-27 23:02:21

The initial jobless claims have fallen to a five year low according to the latest BLS data. EmploymentCrossing.com has also found 2 million job openings. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2013 The latest jobs data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the seasonally adjusted initial jobless claims for the week ending January 19 stood at 330,000. This figure of 330,000 was the lowest in five years according to CBS News. This is a decrease of 5,000 from the previous week´s...