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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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In this Thursday, July 27, 2017, photo, Cheryl Bast, left, is accompanied by her daughter Liz Pierson, as she works on an application for a position with Omaha Public Schools, during a job fair held at Omaha South High School in Omaha, Neb. On Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, the U.S. government issues the July jobs report. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
August 04, 2017 - 7:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A drop in the unemployment rate to a 16-year low raises a tantalizing question about the job market: How much better can it get? Earlier this year, economists worried that the low unemployment rate meant businesses would struggle to find workers and that would drag down the pace...
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Amazon workers run past a line of applicants waiting to enter a job fair after greeting them with high-fives, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at an Amazon fulfillment center, in Kent, Wash. Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses during the recruiting event. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 02, 2017 - 11:01 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Thousands of people showed up Wednesday for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers, as the e-commerce company held a giant job fair at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses. Although the wages offered will make it hard for some to make ends meet, many of the...
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Amazon workers run past a line of applicants waiting to enter a job fair after greeting them with high-fives, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at an Amazon fulfillment center, in Kent, Wash. Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses during the recruiting event. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 02, 2017 - 7:57 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Thousands of people showed up Wednesday for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers, as the e-commerce company held a giant job fair at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses. Although the wages offered will make it hard for some to make ends meet, many of the...
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