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Employment

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  • February 6: Your Money Matters - Job Hunting Tips

    February 6: Your Money Matters - Job Hunting Tips
    Tom Gimbel Tips: Learn new skills It's easy to become a creature of habit and follow the industry skills you learned 15 years ago. The problem with this mindset is that new information is constantly being published. If you've been unemployed for over...
  • We're No. 1!?

     
    Last year Money Magazine rated Illinois as the top state for making a living....Gov. Pat Quinn during Wednesday's State of the State speech Well, not exactly. Money Magazine, which is part of the Time-Warner empire, is distinct from MoneyRates.com, a........
  • Report: California women struggle with job market, budget cuts

     
    Even as California crawls out of a damaging recession, the state’s women continue to struggle, according to a new report released Wednesday....
  • Conference Board says online job postings slid in November

     
    Here's another sign the economy — the labor market in particular — is still struggling to generate something in the way of forward momentum. The Conference Board reports that online labor demand — job openings posted online —...
  • When partisans attack: Why the jobless rate is “no longer valid”

     
    The ability of hyper-partisans to create their own special reality is one of my favorite/most despised things about politics. Today's lesson in selective amnesia comes from Americans for Limited Government, a conservative, anti-Obama group based in...
  • New jobless claims fall to nine-month low; But hold your applause

     
    New unemployment claims fell to their lowest levels in nine months last week, another good sign for the economy but one you need to keep in perspective. Claims fell to 381,000 for the week ending Dec. 3, according to the Labor Department. That's down...
  • PA's Unemployment Rate Dropped In November.

     
    Pennsylvania's Unemployment Rate ... ... dropped to 7.9 percent last month,down from 8.1 percent in October, the state Department of Labor & Industry said this afternoon. That's lower than the national rate of 8.6 percent, the agency said. The state's.......
  • Adams, Brown, Mica, Nugent, Posey, Webster – What have they done?

     
    Sunday's column focused on all six of Central Florida's Congressional reps in the U.S. House. My question for them: ”What have you accomplished this year?” No what you wanted to accomplished, wished you'd accomplished or tried to accomplish....
  • OFPD president wants to make disciplinary hearing public

     
    In an unconventional move, Orland Fire Protection District President James Hickey is proposing to open a disciplinary arbitration to the public and media. The firefighter …...
  • Former HR director files lawsuit against OFPD, Hickey

     
    Orland Fire Protection District's former human resources director, Joanne Chavez-Buchanan, this week filed a lawsuit against the district and its board president, James Hickey, for firing …...
  • Emmaus students rack up awards at leadership conference

     
    A number of Emmaus High School students claimed awards at a Dec. 20 leadership conference at Northampton County Community College. All are members of the Future Business Leaders of America club. Those who attended the conference completed an online test...
  • The San Francisco solution: To improve the economy, pay workers more

     
    The minimum wage in San Francisco will climb to $10. 24 an hour on Jan. 1. A doomsday for business, you say? Hardly....