Survey: US firms added a strong 271,000 jobs in December

Business 01/03/19, 08:36

U.S. businesses added a robust 271,000 jobs in December.Payroll processor ADP said Thursday that last month's job gains marked a sharp upturn from November's gain of 157,000. The gains, if backed up by government numbers due Friday, could be strong enough to reduce the unemployment rate.ADP reported a solid 37,000 ...

Africa not creating enough jobs for booming youth population

World 10/29/18, 03:25

A new report says African nations are failing to create enough jobs for a booming young population even as some countries have seen strong economic growth. The latest Ibrahim Index of African Governance sounds a warning for a continent where the sub-Saharan population is projected to double by 2050. The report released ...

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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