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'Full employment' may be increasing economic inequality

'Full employment' may be increasing economic inequality

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Unemployment in the UK and the US is really, really low. Technically, both countries have full employment. That was achieved through the growth of involuntary part-time jobs...
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State lawmakers weigh action as housing squeeze tightens

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

By nearly any measure, the Massachusetts economy is booming. Thousands of jobs are being created and unemployment is at historic lows. The flip side? Try finding a place to live...
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Kansas unemployment remained at 3.5% in April; jobs grew

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

Kansas is reporting that its unemployment rate remained at 3.5% in April and that the number of private sector jobs grew slightly over the previous year. The state Department of...
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Fast-food workers get a new perk: finish a shift, get cash to go

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Workers at Church's Chicken, Pizza Hut and Checkers can now get expedited pay as U.S. restaurants grapple with a labor shortage that's not showing any signs of abating...
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The Boom, Bust, and Rebirth of Perth

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Perched along Western Australia's 12,500 kilometers of coast and home to nearly 80% of the state's population , Perth has been called the most isolated city in the world . And...
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Massachusetts jobless rate dips below 3% for 1st time since 2000

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - The monthly unemployment rate in Massachusetts has dropped below 3% for the first time in more than 18 years. The state office of Labor and Workforce Development...
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Sorry, Class Of 2019: Paychecks For New U.S. College Grads Are Barely Rising

Sorry, Class Of 2019: Paychecks For New U.S. College Grads Are Barely Rising

2 days ago   |   CBS

Tough luck, class of 2019. The U.S. unemployment rate may be the lowest it's been in decades, but that doesn't mean salaries for new college graduates are taking off.
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Iowa unemployment rate remains at 2.4% for 3rd lowest in US

Iowa unemployment rate remains at 2.4% for 3rd lowest in US

2 days ago   |   KCCI

Iowa's unemployment rate remained at 2.4% in April for the 10th month in a row.
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Work undone: How India fails its young job seekers

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

As India goes to polls, Al Jazeera looks at its intensifying unemployment crisis and the politics that surround it.
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Indiana jobless rate remains steady at 3.6% in April

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald

Indiana's unemployment rate has remained steady in April from March. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Friday that the rate stood at 3.6%. The state's...
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Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Robert F. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class. Read more ...

Koepka survives Bethpage Black to win PGA Championship

Koepka survives Bethpage Black to win PGA Championship

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Brooks Koepka took his place in PGA Championship history with a victory, minus the style points. Read more ...

Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Robert F. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class. Read more ...

Former college football standout reportedly tackles gunman at Oregon high school

Former college football standout reportedly tackles gunman at Oregon high school

Keanon Lowe, head football and track coach at Parkrose High School in northeast Portland, is being hailed as a hero after tackling a gunman in a classroom Friday. Read more ...

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry share never-before-seen photos from wedding

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry share never-before-seen photos from wedding

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex tied the knot on May 19, 2018, at St George's Chapel. Read more ...

Lillard says he has separated ribs, will play through pain

Lillard says he has separated ribs, will play through pain

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland's Damian Lillard says he separated his ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors. Read more ...

NHL playoffs 2019: Vladimir Tarasenko scores Blues first-ever postseason...

NHL playoffs 2019: Vladimir Tarasenko scores Blues first-ever postseason penalty shot

St. Louis' sniper gave the Blues a commanding 3-0 lead in Game 5. Read more ...

Trump: Fox News 'wasting airtime on Mayor Pete'

Trump: Fox News 'wasting airtime on Mayor Pete'

President Donald Trump took another swipe at Fox News on Sunday, saying ahead of its scheduled town hall with Pete Buttigieg that his favorite network was “wasting airtime” on... Read more ...

Trump Threatens 'Official End Of Iran' If It Wants To Fight

Trump Threatens 'Official End Of Iran' If It Wants To Fight

The president's warning comes amid escalating tensions between the two nations. Read more ...

The Latest: Pagenaud fights for job by winning Indy 500 pole

The Latest: Pagenaud fights for job by winning Indy 500 pole

INDIANAPOLIS - The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying : Read more ...