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3 reasons the labor shortage could be a 'structural change' in the economy, according to S&P

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The US is currently at a 45-year low in labor participation rate. Maskot Credit agency S&P reported people are leaving jobs for structural reasons and pandemic-specific...
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On student-debt cancellation, AOC slams the 'ridiculous assertion' it would benefit the rich: 'Do we really think that a billionaire's child is taking student loans?'

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images AOC pushed back against the argument that student-debt cancellation would benefit the rich. Experts...
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Here's where the jobs are - in one chart

23 hours ago   |   CNBC

Despite the perplexing headline numbers, most sectors in the U.S. economy posted some job gains last month.
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The economy's problems are way bigger than a labor shortage. Over 12 million people want a better deal right now

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

A "Help Wanted" sign hangs in the window of Gino's Pizza on Main Street in Patchogue, New York on August 24, 2021. Steve Pfost/Newsday RM/Getty Images November's jobs report...
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This Is a Tight Labor Market, Not a Loose One

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The number of jobs added was below expectations, but otherwise the monthly report shows an economy on the right track.
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The Unemployment Rate Plummets To 4.2% Under Biden

1 day ago   |   Politicus USA

The latest jobs numbers back up President Biden's claim that he is getting the economy back on track and America is building back better.
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U.S. employers added a sluggish 210,000 jobs in November

U.S. employers added a sluggish 210,000 jobs in November

1 day ago   |   Politico   |   5 articles

WASHINGTON - America's employers slowed the pace of their hiring in November, adding 210,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year. Friday's report from the Labor Department also...
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9 Wells Fargo branches in Colorado have temporarily closed due to staffing problems

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

A Wells Fargo bank in New York City. Pablo Monsalve/VIEWpress via Getty Images Nine Wells Fargo branches in Colorado have temporarily closed. A Wells Fargo spokesperson told...
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November jobs report misses forecasts as US adds just 210,000 new jobs amid supply-chain nightmare

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

In this Sept. 22, 2021, file photo, a hiring sign is placed at a booth for Jameson's Irish Pub during a job fair in the West Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Marcio Jose...
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DocuSign falls as much as 32% in pre-market trading after downbeat Q4 guidance

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images E-signature company DocuSign dropped as much as 32.5% in premarket trading on Friday. The company gave downbeat...
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