African countries are importing robots and young people’s jobs are at risk

Although still in its infancy, with under 60,000 imports a year, the robotics industry in Africa is developing rapidly. In some parts of the continent, robots are mining, controlling traffic and even fighting deadly diseases. Five years ago, The African Robotics Network launched a ’10 dollar robot’ challenge to encourage students to produce their own […]

Foxconn’s deal to create 13,000 jobs in Wisconsin: Where it stands

Foxconn’s plan to create thousands of jobs in Wisconsin is moving right along. The $3 billion package of incentives that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker promised to the company was approved by the state Assembly last week. It’s now under consideration by the Senate Joint Finance Committee, which will hold a hearing on Tuesday. CEO Terry […]

Jobs with higher pay still see gender pay gap

BY HALIE KINES Industry Reporter “We always ask why we don’t see women in top leadership positions, but we never ask why we see so many men in these jobs. These positions often require long, stressful hours that may not be worth it if you want a balanced and fulfilling life.” read more Read More […]

Trump immigration plan to cost 4.6 million jobs, Ivy League study finds

President Trump is endorsing an immigration plan that will hurt job growth and the U.S. economy overall, according to two recent studies. In a report published Thursday, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School said the immigration plan, dubbed the RAISE Act, would result in 4.6 million lost jobs by the year 2040. It also found […]

Brexit Britain has too many jobs and not enough workers

Britain is running out of workers. Employers have plenty of jobs to fill but potential hires are in short supply, according to a new report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). The number of open permanent jobs grew at the fastest rate in 27 months in July. Meanwhile, the availability of both permanent and […]

Blue Apron to move New Jersey plant and hundreds of jobs hang in the balance

Blue Apron is shutting down its operation in Jersey City and moving down the road. The meal-kit delivery service company said on Friday that it plans to move 1,270 employees from the existing fulfillment center to a newer, bigger facility in Linden, New Jersey about 15 miles away. The Jersey City location will close by […]

Trump jumps the gun on jobs report tweet — again

Oops, he did it again. President Donald Trump was so excited by the good news in Friday’s jobs report that he jumped the gun to tweet about it, violating a federal rule that requires an hour between when a report is released, and when federal officials can comment on the numbers. The 209,000 jobs added […]

Milestone for Trump: 1 million new jobs in six months

America has added more than a million jobs since President Trump took office. The U.S. economy added a strong 209,000 jobs in July, more than economists had expected. The unemployment rate fell to 4.3%, matching a 16-year low. Just after the Great Recession in 2009, unemployment peaked at 10%. “The economy is looking pretty good,” […]

U.S. jobs report; Mazda and Toyota; RBS picks Amsterdam

1. U.S. jobs report: President Trump’s jobs tally could move beyond 1 million on Friday. The Labor Department will give an update on how many jobs were created in July at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists surveyed by CNNMoney estimate that the U.S. added 183,000 jobs in July, down from 222,000 in June. So far, 863,000 […]

July jobs report: 4 things to know

The Trump economy turns six months old on Friday. Labor Department officials will publish the July jobs report at 8:30 a.m. ET. Here are 4 things to know. 1. Economy keeps humming: July was likely another good month for jobs. Economists surveyed by CNNMoney anticipate 183,000 jobs were added last month. They also forecast that […]

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