Unemployment

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Name: Unemployment
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 2 reports

The long-term unemployed might be finally getting jobs

By July 24 at 12:45 PMIt's not quite Morning in America, but, at least for the long-term unemployed, it's no longer the middle of the night.Here's the good news: in the past six months, unemployment has fallen much faster than expected, from 6.7 to 6.1 ... [Published Washington Post - 54 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 59 mins ago - 5 reports

U.S. jobless claims drop further, reach eight-year low

Ananth Baliga WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell sharply, reaching an eight-year low, as the labor market bounces back to pre-recession levels. ... [Published Street Sweeper - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

New jobs as Spanish economy begins to rev

The unemployment rate in Spain has dipped below 25% for the first time in the last two years.Some 402,000 people were able to find work in the months of April to June.This brought the official rate down to 24.5% from the high of nearly 26% earlier in ... [Published Algarve Daily News - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Unemployment Rose Statewide in June

Unemployment rates went up last month in all 12 of Wisconsin's metro areas.State labor officials said Wednesday that Racine had the largest preliminary seasonally-adjusted jobless rate for June at seven-point-six percent, up six-tenths of a point from ... [Published NewsTalk 790 WAYY - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 15 reports

US jobless figures at 8 1/2-year low

The number of Americans filingnew claims for unemploymentbenefits fell to the lowestlevel in nearly 8-1/2 yearslast week, suggesting thelabour market recovery wasgaining traction.Initialclaims for state unemploymentbenefits declined 19,000 to aseasonally ... [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

GBP/USD – Pound Decline Continues, Dips Below 1.70

GBP/USD continues to lose ground on Thursday. The pair has dropped under the 1.70 line for the first time since late June. On the release front, British Retail Sales improved in June, posting a weak gain of 0.1%. Looking at today’s releases, US Unemployment ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in more than eight years. Weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's the ... [Published Business - cleveland.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 8 reports

Spain sees big fall in unemployment

Better than expected jobs news from Spain is adding to hopes of a sustained economic turnaround.The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in two years between April and June.More than 400,000 people started working and job creation in the services ... [Published EuroNews - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Spain’s labour market turns the corner

Data confirm Spain is seeing the beginning of the end of its long-running unemployment crisis, sparked by the bursting of a housing bubble ... [Published FT.com - World - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 7 reports

Spain\\\'s unemployment crisis eases: official data

:26:08 A A- A+Spain's unemployment crisis eases: official dataThe unemployment rate in Spain fell sharply in the second quarter slipping beneath 25.0-per cent, official data showed on Thursday in a further sign that the country is pulling away from ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Unemployment, Spain, Crisis
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Local unemployment drifts upward in June

VW independent/ODJFS informationIt must be a case of the summer doldrums. After a month that saw no change in unemployment in May, Van Wert County followed a statewide trend of slight increases in the jobless rate in June, according to figures released ... [Published The VW Independent - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 7 reports

CIPD calls for 'holistic' approach to youth unemployment

Employers, policymakers and education providers should form closer ties to take positive steps on youth unemployment, according to a report by the CIPD.Employers: Learning to work with young people looks at the progress made since the body launched its ... [Published Human Resources Magazine UK - Jul 23 2014]

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"For a while there, things were so bad that people were just dropping out of the labor force and it was shrinking.  Now the labor force is growing again, because people realize there are jobs to be had" says Dr. Jeff Humphreys , an economist with the University of Georgia
"It's your world now," Annan advised, coming to the close of his We Day speech. "Conversations I've had with you make me trust and believe that you can make this world a better place. So go out and do it."
...the decrease of mortality risk during recessions could be changes in levels of stress and risk of injury in the working environment," said Tapia. "During economic expansions, work is done at a faster pace, more employees are commuting, workers have less average sleep, and so on – all of which can be linked to higher risk of heart attacks, vehicle crashes, industrial injuries and enhanced circulation of germs. All of this reverses in recessions." About José Tapia Granados
Americans continue to wait for a pickup in wage growth. Stuart Hoffman, chief economist for PNC, expects wages to rise through next year. "As the job market continues to tighten firms will need to raise wages to retain their current workers and hire new ones" he says

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We want answers from the pols: Why do Americans... [Published The Confluence - 1 hour ago]
This is an invitation to the politicians out there to answer this question.  Why are Americans expected to tolerate exploitative profit mining by the wealthy and well connected?  Why are we supposed to just sit here like crops to be harvested?  As soon ...
GBP/USD – Pound Decline Continues, Dips Below 1.70 [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 1 hour ago]
GBP/USD continues to lose ground on Thursday. The pair has dropped under the 1.70 line for the first time since late June. On the release front, British Retail Sales improved in June, posting a weak gain of 0.1%. Looking at today’s releases, US Unemployment ...
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The Canadian dollar has been listless this week, and the trend continued on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.07 range in the North American session. On the release front, Looking at today’s releases, US Unemployment Claims sparkled, dropping ...
US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000 [Published Business - cleveland.com - 2 hours ago]
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in more than eight years. Weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's the ...
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