US private sector adds most jobs in 4 months, deflecting recession risk

Business 09/05/19, 14:29

U.S. companies in the private sector created the most jobs in four months in August, an indication of a healthy labor market despite the escalation of trade tensions with China. Private sector employment surged by 195,000 jobs in August, after increasing 142,000 jobs in July and 107,000 jobs in June, according ...

White House: Pledge to America’s Workers grows by another million

Politics 05/16/19, 21:11

During a visit from Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump to Salesforce Tower in Indianapolis this morning, the software giant pledged to join the White House’s initiative to reskill the American workforce. But in a surprise move, Salesforce.com INC Co-CEO Marc Benioff doubled his company’s original commitment, pledging to provide new ...

Federal workers seek loans, second jobs as shutdown lingers

U.S. 01/11/19, 03:07

Rachael Weatherly is a senior adviser for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but she's considering trying to get a job at a grocery store. Weatherly is among the 800,000 federal employees who aren't getting paychecks for the first time Friday because of the lingering government shutdown. They are scaling back spending, canceling ...

Rubio promotes ‘dignified work,’ decries universal basic income

U.S. 11/16/18, 03:54

“America’s not an economy, it’s a nation of peoples and families and communities, and our economy works for the people, not the people for the economy,” Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said as keynote speaker of the Antipoverty Forum hosted by The Heritage Foundation on Thursday. The foundation’s annual forum invites policy ...

Report: Jobs in health care industry continue to rise

New York 10/16/18, 03:32

The number of jobs in New York's health care industry continues to rise, with that sector of the state's economy contributing about $71 billion in wages last year. That's according to a new report released Monday by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The Democrat says health care jobs statewide topped 1.2 million in ...

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