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Mar 5, 2014 — Bad weather may be at least partly to blame for the relatively low number of jobs added to private payrolls last month. Economists expect to hear more about February's slow growth later this week.
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Jul 29, 2013 — Many of the new jobs will be at order-fulfillment centers that are spread across more than 10 states, the company says.
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Jun 6, 2013 — There were fewer first-time claims for jobless benefits last week. And in May, companies announced fewer layoffs. On Friday, the latest day on unemployment and job creation are due. Economists expect to hear that the jobless rate last month was 7.5 percent, unchanged from April.
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Mar 7, 2013 — As many eyes turn to Friday's employment report, new data offer a somewhat conflicting picture.
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Mar 9, 2012 — Also, there were 227,000 net jobs added to private and public payrolls last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.
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Jan 26, 2012 — People who work long hours are more likely to become depressed, even if they're working in the executive suite. That's according to a study of British civil servants. Other studies have found that people with higher incomes are less vulnerable to depression, but they didn't factor in work hours.
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Sep 6, 2011 — The president's address Thursday night — in which he'll lay out his latest proposals for boosting job growth — comes as his approval ratings hit new lows.
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Jun 27, 2011 — It can be tough finding a regular job in the tough economy that many Americans are enduring. To earn a living, some folks are working multiple part-time jobs; others are sticking with freelance work.
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May 6, 2011 — It's often the case that as the economy gains strength and employment begins to go up, the jobless rate remains high or even rises a bit as more people begin to look for work and get counted as part of the labor force.
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May 4, 2011 — According to the ADP National Employment Report, private employers added 179,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, vs. 207,000 in March. On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its April estimates.
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