Labor Economics

Why Trump-Voting States May Be Lagging in the Jobs Race

Don’t look to the labor market to heal America’s political divide.<p>States that voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election …

Business

Opinion: Ensuring remote First Nations are fully ready for mining jobs

Resource extraction companies across Canada continue to ride out a worldwide slump in commodity prices that market analysts suggest may continue into …

Canadian News

NFIB Small Business Optimism Index Highlights Tight Labor Market

Last week NFIB's October report on Small Business Optimism fell short of expectations but remained at a high level at 103.8 versus 103 in the prior …

Business

Industrial spying helped East Germany narrow economic gap - Journalist's Resource

The United States often complains about Chinese industrial espionage, accusing the Asian superpower of stealing intellectual property and commercial …

German History

Philippines: Keeping in step with what employers want

It is said that some employees are hired because of their technical skills, but fired due to their behaviors or attitudes, such as arriving late or …

Education

This Popular Search Phrase Says Everything About the Job Market in 2017

When it comes to the job search, our queries tend to be pretty aspirational, though new data suggests that may be steadily changing.<p>You can tell a …

Career Development

The Labor Market Is Thriving Under Trump, These Historic Numbers Prove It

More good news in the labor market surfaced Thursday despite the devastation to Puerto Rico's infrastructure forcing jobless claims to be revised …

Economy

Brexit may be taking its toll on British jobs growth

The number of people in work in Britain fell by the most in more than two years in the three months to September, a sign that a Brexit slowdown may …

Economy

Eighty Percent Of NC Teachers Are White. Here's Why That Matters.

As a black boy growing up in Florida, Terrance Ruth was inspired to become a teacher not by anyone at his school, but by his mother. She was a nurse …

Education

US jobless claims unexpectedly rise; import prices up modestly

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week in part as a backlog of applications from Puerto Rico continued to be processed, but the underlying trend pointed to tightening labor market conditions.<p>Initial claims for state …

Economy

Mass. employers added 69,000 jobs over past year

The jobless rate in Massachusetts tumbled to 3.7 percent in October as employer added 4,800 jobs last month, state officials reported Thursday.<p>The …

Economy

Best run of jobs growth in 23 years, labour market becomes economy's beacon of hope

Australia's labour market has become the economy's beacon, with employers racking up the longest continuous run of hiring in 23 years in October, …

Economy

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Economy

Canadian Payrolls Fall for First Time in Six Months, ADP Says

Canada’s payroll employment fell for the first time in six months in October, according to new tracking from the ADP Research Institute.<p>The job tally …

Business

U.K. Labor Market Shows Signs of Slowing as Employment Falls

U.K. unemployment held at a 42-year low in the third quarter but there are signs that the labor market may be slowing as the number of people in work …

Economy

Demonetisation has hit employment hard

It has been a year since Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprised the country with the demonetisation announcement. Numerous commentators had …

Economics

EY ITEM Club: Employment falls while underlying earnings growth remains weak

• <b>A fall in employment over the third quarter suggests that persistent slow economic growth and appreciable economic and Brexit uncertainties may be</b> …

Economy

Australia's Jobless Rate Falls to Lowest in More Than Four Years

Australia’s unemployment rate unexpectedly fell in October as fewer people sought work, while full-time jobs continued to surge.<p>Key Details<p>Employment …

Economy

Wage growth in Australia is broken

Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Images via Getty Images<p>Something is broken when it comes to wage growth in Australia.<p>See, look:<p>Source: Westpac<p>From Westpac, it …

Economy

Indeed Job Search Shows Tightening Labor Market

By most measures, times are pretty good for US job seekers. The economy is growing steadily and demand for workers has been strong, except in …

Business

1 in 5 unemployed found a job in second quarter of 2017

Between the first quarter and the second quarter of 2017, 3.8 million people (21.1% of all unemployed in the first quarter of 2017) found a job, 10.9 …

European News

Here's what economists are saying about Australia's latest wage report

Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage<p>Wage growth, or lack thereof, remains a major concern in Australia.<p>According to data released by the ABS today, hourly …

Economy

Number of employed people exceeds boom-time level

TALLINN – The employment rate in Estonia in the third quarter of 2017 stood at 68.3 percent, the highest it has been in 20 years, and the Ministry of …

Economy

PWC: Curbing EU immigrant workers after Brexit would be 'particularly negative' for UK growth

Wikimedia Commons<p><b>Restricting EU migration after Brexit could severely impact certain UK industries reliant on EEA-born workers, including construction and food manufacturing, according to new research from PwC.</b>• <b><br>London is most at risk of the consequences of reduced migration, since 14% of its</b> …

Brexit

Investment in sons crowds out investment in daughters

…sons crowd out human capital acquisition by daughters. If all daughters of self-employed men experienced the “sisters-only” level of transmission, …

Economics

Almost four in 10 private sector employers are under no pressure to raise wages, says a new survey

A huge chunk of private sector firms are under no pressure at all to raise wages, according to a new survey from staffing business The Adecco Group …

Economics

Australian Business Conditions Surge to Highest on Record

Australian business conditions surged to the highest on record, reinforcing signs of a strengthening labor market and pickup in investment.<p>The …

Economy

Financial crisis teaches surprising lessons about labour markets

Sarah O’Connor<p>When Emmanuel Macron embarked on his recent push to reform the labour market in France, the new French president had an invaluable set …

Economics

Americans who haven't gone to college are way worse off today than 40 years ago

• <b>American men who have only a high school diploma have seen a reversal of fortunes over the last few decades.</b>• <b><br>While real wages have increased over the last several decades for those who have a higher level of education, they have held flat or fallen for those with lower levels of education.</b>• <b><br>There is</b> …

Social Justice

This is the Age of "Big Data." And It’s Changing Everything.

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Big Data