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Unemployment Rates Fell In Number Of States Last Month

More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.

04/18/2014

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Stocks Dive After Dismal Report On June Jobs

Stocks are opening sharply lower after the government said businesses added the fewest jobs in June in more than a year. The unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent.

07/08/2011

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Labor Judge Orders LA Company To Pay Back Wages For Thai Farmworkers

An administrative law judge has ordered a Los Angeles-area temporary workforce provider to pay more than $340,000 for failing to properly pay Thai farmworkers in Hawaii and for violating their rights.

05/19/2011

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Stocks Slide After Unemployment Claims Jump

Stocks slid Thursday after claims for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly for the first time in three weeks.

04/14/2011

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Levi Strauss To Pay More Than $1M In Back Pay

Levi Strauss & Co. will pay more than $1 million in overtime back pay to almost 600 workers nationwide following a Labor Department investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/29/2011

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Applications For Unemployment Drop Slightly

Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, adding to evidence that layoffs are slowing and employers may be stepping up hiring.

03/24/2011

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California Among Top 5 States To Add New Jobs

The unemployment rate fell or held steady in 40 states in January, the latest sign that hiring is strengthening throughout the country.

03/10/2011

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Joe’s Jeans Pays Nearly $159K In Wage Case

Clothing maker Joe’s Jeans has paid nearly $159,000 after federal investigators said one of its contractors failed to pay minimum wage to 110 garment workers.

01/10/2011

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Employers Add 151,000 Jobs, Most Since May

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Employers added the most jobs in five months in October, with the education and health care sectors leading the way. But the unemployment rate, measured by a separate survey of households, refused […]

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/05/2010

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