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FILE - This Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, file photo, shows the Illinois Department of Employment Security office in Springfield, Ill. On Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits the week before. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
January 06, 2018 - 7:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Years of steady hiring and economic growth have delivered a cumulative benefit for at least one group that hasn't always shared in America's prosperity. The unemployment rate for African-Americans fell to 6.8 percent in December, the lowest level since the government began...
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Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph walks off the field after the team's 27-24 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs during an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney )
January 01, 2018 - 5:44 pm
The latest on NFL coaching firings (All times EST): 5:30 p.m. Vance Joseph is still the head coach in Denver. Plenty members of his staff, though, are looking for new jobs. Among those who won't be back in 2018 with the Broncos are special teams coach Brock Olivo, running backs coach Eric...
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December 01, 2017 - 8:42 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Cone Denim will hold a job fair for about 200 employees who will lose their jobs when a North Carolina plant closes at the end of the year. The Greensboro News & Record reports the Cone Denim spokeswoman Delores Sides said at least 11 textile and other manufacturers will...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:50 am
BOSTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 20 about a labor impasse at Plimoth Plantation, The Associated Press reported erroneously the month that the employees' union and museum management began negotiating a contract. Negotiations began in February, not December. A corrected version of the story is below:...
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November 02, 2017 - 7:26 am
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say it didn't take long for them to catch a woman suspected of stealing cash from a northern Michigan restaurant, since she'd just filled out a job application at the eatery. Michigan State Police were told a 47-year-old Alpena woman filled out the application at...
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October 26, 2017 - 5:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines, but new data from the federal agency that tracks employment growth suggests blue-collar job seekers would do better to look to clean energy. According to projections released this week by the Bureau of...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, gestures during a visit at the School of Application to the Trades of Public Works (EATP), which is devoted to apprenticeship and vocational training, in Egletons, central France, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
October 05, 2017 - 7:03 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has prompted a public outcry with comments suggesting employees of a struggling company should look for a job instead of protesting. During a visit to Egletons training school in central France on Wednesday, Macron said "some people, instead of screwing...
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October 04, 2017 - 10:37 am
ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — More than 50 Jordanian and international companies have advertised hundreds of jobs in textiles, construction and agriculture at a job fair for Syrian refugees, part of an EU-sponsored effort to help the displaced become more self-reliant during what could be...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2009 file photo, Daniel Love, a special agent with the Bureau of Land Management, walks in front of Carl "Vern" Crites' home in Durango Colo., after Crites voluntarily turned over his entire collection of ancient artifacts during a sweeping federal investigation of looting and grave-robbing in the Four Corners region. In a report released Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, federal investigators released a report that says Love took valuable stones held as evidence and distributed them "like candy" to colleagues and a contractor. (Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP, File)
August 24, 2017 - 3:42 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Bureau of Land Management agent who has been scrutinized for past behavior took valuable stones held as evidence and handed them out "like candy" to colleagues and a contractor, federal investigators said in a report released Thursday. Daniel Love, who played a key role in...
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August 14, 2017 - 5:13 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Thousands of people searching for work following the abandonment of a nuclear power project in South Carolina are invited to job fairs this week. Gov. Henry McMaster plans to attend the first "Employ SC" job fair Monday. It will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Center for...
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