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State agency: Raise minimum wage by $1 an hour

20 hours ago   |   Times Union

New York's labor commissioner outlines the next steps, including public comment, citing a state Budget Division analysis of regional jobless rates and other economic factors.
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US jobless claims plunge to five-month low despite Fed rate hikes

US jobless claims plunge to five-month low despite Fed rate hikes

2 days ago   |   New York Post

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to a five-month low last week as the labor market remains resilient despite rising headwinds from the...
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Pritzker promises unemployment fund debt payoff by year end

Pritzker promises unemployment fund debt payoff by year end

4 days ago   |   WGN TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Tuesday that the state's relatively low jobless rate will help him keep his promise to pay off coronavirus-era debt in the...
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Jobless claims rise by 5,000 after 5 weeks of declines

Jobless claims rise by 5,000 after 5 weeks of declines

9 days ago   |   New York Post

The data suggest that job growth remained solid this month.
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Fed sees U.S. economic growth stalling as it jacks up rates again

Fed sees U.S. economic growth stalling as it jacks up rates again

10 days ago   |   Politico

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday pulled the trigger on another supersized interest rate hike and signaled further large increases are in store, moves that central bank...
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Walmart takes a cautious approach to holiday hiring

10 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO NEW YORK - Walmart is taking a cautious approach to the holiday shopping season, announcing it will hire 40,000 U.S. workers for the holidays, a majority...
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New England paper mill damaged by 2020 explosion to close for good

New England paper mill damaged by 2020 explosion to close for good

10 days ago   |   WMUR

A paper mill that was site of an explosion in 2020 is going to close for good in the new year, leaving 230 people jobless.
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Russian economic forecast sharply improves

Russian economic forecast sharply improves

10 days ago   |   RT

GDP is now expected to contract 2.9% in 2022, versus 4.2% projected earlier The decline in Russia's GDP is expected to be much lower than previously thought, the country's...
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Survey: Half of workers who got a raise say their pay didn't keep up with inflation

Survey: Half of workers who got a raise say their pay didn't keep up with inflation

12 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Americans are seeing the fastest wage growth in decades, and the majority of workers in a Bankrate survey say they've gotten at least some kind of income boost over the past 12...
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Ticker: Bay State unemployment ticks up to 3.6%; Somerville-based Bluebird gets approval for brain disease therapy

13 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The unemployment rate in Massachusetts rose slightly in August, though employers added 6,400 new jobs, state officials reported. The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce...
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Sheryl Sandberg is getting bodyguards paid for by Meta because of 'threats...

Meta will provide security for Sheryl Sandberg until June 2023. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Meta will pay for Sheryl Sandberg's private security protection until June next... Read more ...

Volunteers plant trees in Des Moines for city's Urban Forest Master Plan

Volunteers plant trees in Des Moines for city's Urban Forest Master Plan

More than 500 trees were planted as a part of the project Read more ...

Governor hosts 5th annual Harvest Festival ahead of November election

Governor hosts 5th annual Harvest Festival ahead of November election

Gov. Kim Reynolds was joined by Zach Nunn, Ashley Hinson, Mariannette Miller-Meeks, Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley. Read more ...

Knicks' Immanuel Quickley has goal for his third NBA season

Knicks' Immanuel Quickley has goal for his third NBA season

Quickley has yet to shoot over 40 percent in his first two seasons in the league. Read more ...

Brooklyn native sees Aaron Judge pursuit 61 years after Roger Maris

Brooklyn native sees Aaron Judge pursuit 61 years after Roger Maris

Burt Rochelson, 69, who was at the game when Roger Maris hit his 61st homer, sat with 11 family members Saturday, hoping for history to repeat itself. Read more ...

Facts come to the rescue in the age of gaslighting

Facts come to the rescue in the age of gaslighting

The search for truth is complicated: There are many versions of it, many disagreements about what it even means. The idea of fact is something we feel better prepared to defend... Read more ...

Flooding and closed roads are some of the challenges Florida's people face...

Flooding and closed roads are some of the challenges Florida's people face after Ian

Flooding cut off I-75 for hours as officials struggle to restore power and water to residents in the path of the storm's destruction. Read more ...

Israeli leader welcomes US plan for sea border with Lebanon

Israel's prime minister has welcomed a U.S. proposal for setting the maritime border with Lebanon, saying the American plan for resolving a long-running dispute between the... Read more ...

Latvian premier's party emerges on top in general election

Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins' ruling center-right party has won the most votes in Latvia's general election and centrist parties were runners-up Read more ...

Questions linger for Anne Arundel pastor after judge's ruling to overturn...

A year and a half after an administrative law judge proposed for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to change Katherine Morris' manner of death from ‘suicide' to... Read more ...