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2013-05-03 16:21:31

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris issued the following statement about the April 2013 Employment Situation report released today: "This morning's report shows that the economy added 165,000 total nonfarm jobs in April, and the unemployment rate dipped to 7.5 percent, a four-year low. That means 6.8 million new jobs over 38 consecutive months of private-sector job growth following the Great Recession. The revisions to February and...

2013-05-03 12:22:56

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is from Marie Lopez Rogers, President of the National League of Cities, and Mayor of Avondale, AZ in response to April's unemployment report: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NLCLOGO) "While the unemployment numbers released today are encouraging and a step forward, it remains evident that we are far from a full economic recovery. The tepid growth in the employment rate reinforces what city leaders...

2013-05-03 12:21:59

Youth unemployment at the highest sustained level since World War II WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Generation Opportunity, a national, non-partisan youth advocacy organization, is announcing its Millennial Jobs Report for April 2013. The data is non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) and is specific to 18-29 year olds: The youth unemployment rate for 18-29 year olds for April 2013 is 11.1 percent (NSA). The effective unemployment rate is 16.1 percent, which adjusts for...

2013-05-01 12:25:00

- April rise offsets losses in February and March, leaving labor demand unchanged in 2013 NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Online advertised vacancies rose 204,300 in April to 5,103,100 in The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series released today. The gain offsets earlier losses, leaving labor demand flat in 2013. The Supply/Demand rate stands at 2.4 unemployed for each vacancy. In March, there were 6.8 million more unemployed than the number of...

2013-05-01 08:27:22

MainStreet reveals results from GfK Roper survey on job sentiment NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new nationwide survey conducted by TheStreet's (NASDAQ: TST) MainStreet.com site and GfK(1) 44% of Americans are concerned about losing their jobs. Initiatives, such as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, aimed at launching new businesses which could in theory offer employment opportunities, hasn't had much impact yet. (Photo:...

2013-04-30 23:04:34

This week´s jobs data will likely be the key driver behind capital flows during the coming month Brandon, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Employment data will be released throughout the week, potentially driving the S&P 500 to new all-time highs. A recent article published in Wealth Advisor Club suggests that this week´s jobs data will be the key driver toward equity market capital flows. According to the article, the ADP will release private payroll data on Wednesday which will be...

2013-04-29 23:04:36

EmploymentCrossing.com posted a data listing of 2.3 million active job openings reflecting the positive outlook in American job market. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 EmploymentCrossing today announced that its job listings had gone up to 2.3 million, an industry high. The jobs data from EmploymentCrossing echoes the findings of two other sources indicating American optimism about the job market. CEO Harrison Barnes says that in the last three weeks alone, the site has added around...

2013-04-25 08:41:28

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Point Technology, the leader in Unemployment Insurance (UI) systems is pleased to announce the latest successful implementation of its Barts software solution and three of the Barts modules: IRME, SIDES, and Barts Dashboard in Colorado.  On Point Technology in partnership with the Colorado Department of Labor & Employment (CDLE) completed the implementation of Barts a month and a half ahead of schedule and on budget. As the twelfth...

2013-04-23 12:20:32

CHICAGO, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On a mission to provide veterans with a vehicle to success, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) introduced Operation Troop Train, an initiative to provide automotive sales training and a job fair for returning servicemen and women. The CATA partnered with the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) for assistance in identifying 40 qualified and interested veterans to participate in the program. Selected candidates will...

2013-04-21 23:00:55

The unemployment rate also went down by 0.6 percent compared to last March, with the March 2013 rate being 7.6 percent. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 A recent report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the average jobless rate fell in 26 states and Washington D.C. in March 2013 and increased in seven states. For the remaining 17 states, there was no change according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate also went down by 0.6 percent compared to...