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2012-12-17 16:26:10

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In two separate investigations in the Southern California area, California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has issued wage and penalty assessments totaling over $1 million. In the first case, Commissioner Su ordered FTR International, Inc. (FTR) to pay $401,041 in wages and $185,725 in fines for labor law violations committed on the Los Angeles Union Station Platform 7 project. Southern California Regional Rail Authority hired FTR, a...

2012-12-10 12:22:25

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) decreased slightly in November, the fourth decline this year. The index now stands at 107.82, down from 107.84 (a downward revision) in October. The November figure is 3.3 percent higher than a year ago. "The Employment Trends Index remains weak and suggests that employment growth over the next several months is likely to slow again," said Gad Levanon, Director of Macroeconomic Research at The...

2012-12-02 05:00:08

The unemployment rate has shown a rising trend from 7.8% to 7.9% in November 2012 according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Individuals encouraged to work online and make the best use of globalization to self employ themselves. DotComSecrets offers tutorials to individuals who wish to earn money on the internet. More information can be availed on http://www.dotcomsecrets.com/ (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 According to Obama's wife, Michigan, the unemployment rate is still soaring and the...

2012-11-15 08:27:52

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Little or no change in the pace of annual wage increases in the private sector is expected in the coming months, according to the preliminary fourth 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 index edged down to 98.47 (second quarter 1976 = 100) from 98.52 in the third quarter. If...

2012-11-14 12:28:57

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're unemployed and seeking a full-time job or just looking to earn some extra spending money over the holidays, the seasonal employment picture is bright, says a new report from CareerCast.com. While some seasonal jobs can certainly make this time of year merrier, other jobs are the labor force equivalent of a lump of coal in your stocking. "The best seasonal jobs offer good paychecks, while others provide work well after all the...

2012-11-05 12:22:50

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in October, following a decline in September. The index now stands at 108.16, up from 107.63 (a downward revision) in September. The October figure is 4.6 percent higher than a year ago. "The Employment Trends Index bounced back in October, but only to the levels of July and August," said Gad Levanon, Director of Macroeconomic Research at The Conference Board. "This is still a weak signal....

2012-11-02 11:23:38

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, encourages individuals to focus on improving their long-term employment security by tapping accessible development tools, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today reported the overall October jobless rate ticked up to 7.9 % from the September's 7.8% rate. The U.S. private sector added 171,000 new jobs last month, while September's jobs figure was revised...

2012-10-11 11:24:15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Did you know that the unemployment rate decreased to 7.8 percent in September 2012 and payroll employment rose by 114,000? To find out more and better understand the employment data and trends, tune in to "America by the Numbers" on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at...

2012-10-09 11:25:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) decreased again in September, following a downward revision in August. The index now stands at 107.86, down from the revised figure of 108.23 in August. The September figure is 5.4 percent higher than a year ago. "In September, the Employment Trends Index declined for the third time in four months, suggesting that employment growth will weaken further in the fourth quarter," said Gad Levanon,...

2012-09-25 23:04:39

ProHR seeks people with experience in advertising, public relations, marketing, Web design, sales and other industries to lead new companies. Salt lake City (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Earlier this month, ADP released its August National Employment Report, and the results were grim. The report showed job creation averaged 139,000, down from 159,000 in August 2011. While the jobs report estimated that 40 percent of the positions created were low paying, officials at Utah-based proHR say they...