Carrier union boss: Trump is only half-way done saving jobs

Donald Trump has only kept half his promise to stop jobs at a Carrier plant from moving to Mexico, according to the union president who represents hourly workers at the Indianapolis factory. “You made a promise to keep all these jobs. You half-way delivered,” said Chuck Jones, president of United Steelworkers Local 1999, when asked […]

Discrimination suit alleges black applicants passed by for temp jobs

In the summer of 2014, Kevin James was trying to find work as a day laborer. He took a city bus from the south side of Chicago to MVP Staffing, an employment agency in Cicero, Illinois, filled out the paperwork and was sent to a local manufacturing plant, where he spent the day packaging cookies […]

Sen.-elect Langerholc Cites Jobs, Heroin, Pension Reform as Top Priorities

HARRISBURG – Emerging from a decisive election win on Nov. 8., State Sen.-elect Wayne Langerholc Jr. (R-Cambria, Bedford and Clearfield) said his first priority as the new senator for the 35th District will be “putting people back to work.” In recent interviews with PCN and Pennsylvania Legislative Services, Langerholc said he is “honored and incredibly humbled” […]

SeaWorld Entertainment cuts jobs in wake of attendance drop

SeaWorld Entertainment, which saw a sharp dip in attendance this year, will eliminate about 320 jobs, the company announced Tuesday. The job cuts will take place in all 12 theme parks, which include SeaWorlds in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio, as well as Sesame Place in Pennsylvania and its Busch Gardens in Florida and […]

Donald Trump doubles down on 35% tax for businesses that ship jobs out of U.S.

Fresh off saving 800 Carrier factory jobs from being off-shored to Mexico, President-elect Donald Trump is renewing his threat against companies that move their operations to foreign countries. In a series of tweets Sunday morning, Trump pledged to lower corporate taxes across the board. But he also said he would charge a hefty 35% tax […]

Trump didn’t save as many Carrier jobs as he claimed

President-elect Donald Trump said Carrier is “keeping 1,100 people” in jobs that won’t be shifted to Mexico from a factory in Indianapolis. The real number is 800. To get the higher number, Carrier and Trump are counting 300 jobs that weren’t at risk of being shipped to Mexico. Carrier confirmed to CNNMoney on Friday that […]

Trump Commerce pick signed pro-TPP letter, said jobs wouldn’t come back from China

Wilbur Ross, Donald Trump’s pick to be Commerce secretary, signed a letter in support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in 2015. Since then, Ross has emerged as a vocal critic of trade deals, saying as recently as Wednesday that the TPP was a “horrible deal.” Ross has made other statements in conflict with Donald […]

U.S. jobs in focus; Stocks slide; Starbucks shares on the move

1. Jobs in focus: U.S. unemployment fell to 4.6% in November, the lowest level since 2007. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the economy added 178,000 new jobs last month, which helped push unemployment down. The job gains were roughly in line with economist expectations. Unemployment peaked in 2009 at 10%. 2. […]

U.S. jobs report: 4 facts to know before its release

Americans will get their first look at the U.S. job market Friday since the victory of President-elect Donald Trump, who campaigned on promises for better jobs. The Labor Department will publish the November jobs report at 8:30 a.m. ET. Here are four facts to know. What to expect Economists surveyed by CNNMoney forecast that the […]

Carrier employee: Trump is ‘my hero’ after saving jobs

He’s the man Donald Trump credits with spearheading an effort to save more than 1,000 jobs at an Indiana plant, and Will Cornett is returning the favor by calling the President-elect his hero. On Thursday, Trump visited the Carrier site in Indianapolis, addressing a crowd of still-employed workers, and referencing Cornett specifically. “Because of him,” […]

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