Monday, November 29, 2021

All posts tagged "jobs"

  • Tunisian Youths Demand Jobs, Say Gov’t is Failing Them

    KASSERINE, Tunisia – Unemployed young people from the Tunisian city that touched off nationwide protests say the government is failing them and protested anew Saturday in a precarious calm enforced by a nationwide curfew. Tunisia, the birthplace...

    • Posted January 23, 2016
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  • Brazil Economy Sheds 1.5 Million Payroll Jobs in 2015

    SAO PAULO – Brazil’s labor ministry says the country lost 1.5 million payroll jobs in 2015 amid a contracting economy that has led to high inflation and layoffs in the manufacturing and service sectors. The ministry said...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • About 400 Employees Affected Locally Following Walmart Stores Closures

    SAN JUAN — Roughly 400 employees will be affected locally by Walmart’s corporate plans to shut down 269 stores worldwide, the majority of which are located in the U.S., the company announced Friday. Seven stores in Puerto...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • More Employers try to Help Workers Pay Student Loans

    NEW YORK – Employers are discovering that making it easier for workers to pay off their student loans helps to attract and keep a happy workforce. More and more companies are helping workers refinance their debts at...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • US Job Openings Rose in November; Hiring, Quits Rise

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers advertised slightly more jobs in November as overall hiring edged up and more Americans quit their jobs in signs of a healthier environment for workers. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the number...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • US Stock Market Drops, Ending its Worst Week Since 2011

    NEW YORK – A wave of late selling pummeled U.S. stocks Friday and pushed the market to its worst week in four years. The dismal start to the new year comes as investors worry that China’s huge...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • US Employers Hire at Blistering Pace, Defying Global Trends

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy is motoring ahead despite slowing global growth that caused upheavals in financial markets around the world this week. Employers added a robust 292,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate stayed low...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • US Consumer Borrowing Increases $14 Billion in November

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers boosted their borrowing in November, as higher credit card spending partially offset slower growth in auto and student loans. Consumer borrowing rose $14 billion in November to a fresh record high of $3.53...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Friday’s US Jobs Report: Will Hiring Survive Global Turmoil?

    WASHINGTON – For months, U.S. employers have steadily added jobs even as global growth has flagged and financial markets have sunk. Friday’s jobs report for December may provide some hints of whether that trend can endure. Most...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Job Cuts at Macy’s Signal Hard Times Ahead for Retailers

    NEW YORK – Macy’s is slashing jobs, a harbinger of hard times for retailers after a holiday season that saw a noticeable shift to online shopping and away from physical stores. The nation’s largest department store chain,...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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