Canada loses 11K jobs in August; jobless rate remains at 7 percent

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Ottawa, Canada (4E) – The Canadian economy shed 11,000 jobs in August from July, and the number of private-sector employees significantly fell, an indication that the economy is still struggling to gain traction....
Posted On 06 Sep 2014
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Caltex Australia posts marginal 1 percent rise in profit; cuts additional 350 jobs

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Sydney, Australia (4E) – Caltex Australia said that it will cut 350 jobs as part of its cost-cutting efforts, after reporting just a 1 percent increase in its benchmark net profit for the six months through June...
Posted On 25 Aug 2014
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Investments in 20 PA Airports to Upgrade Facilities, Support more than 8,400 Jobs

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett has announced that a $3.4 million state investment will improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania airports that support more than 8,400 jobs. “Aviation, just as Pennsylvania’s other transportation assets, supports jobs and...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014

Rail Freight Projects Approved For State Funding; Action Sustains Nearly 34,000 Jobs

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett announced today that 39 rail freight improvement projects that will help sustain nearly 34,000 jobs across Pennsylvania were approved for funding from two PennDOT-managed programs. “Transportation is a proven economic driver and these...
Posted On 15 Aug 2014

Cisco Systems Inc. to cut 6K jobs as sales growth weakens

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor San Jose, CA, United States (4E) – Cisco Systems Inc. said it will cut jobs after posting weak sales growth, saying it will lay off around 6,000 employees. The job cuts, which represent around 8 percent of the...
Posted On 13 Aug 2014
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Canada adds lower-than-expected 200 jobs in July; participation rate falls

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Ottawa, BC, Canada (4E) – Canada’s economy created 200 new jobs in July, according to a report by Statistics Canada released Friday in Ottawa, leaving many job hunters to abandon their search because of the...
Posted On 09 Aug 2014
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Investments in 35 Airports to Upgrade Facilities, Support more than 2,600 Jobs

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett has announced that an $18 million state and federal investment will improve safety and operations at 35 Pennsylvania airports that support more than 2,600 jobs. “Pennsylvania’s public-use airports support more than 300,000 jobs,” Corbett said. “When...
Posted On 17 Jul 2014

Canada unexpectedly loses 9,400 jobs; unemployment rate down to 7.1 percent

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Ottawa, BC, Canada (4E) – The Canadian economy surprisingly shed 9,400 jobs in June as the unemployment rate climbed one-tenth of a point to 7.1 percent, its highest level since last December, according to data...
Posted On 11 Jul 2014
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U.S. non-farm payrolls add 288K jobs in June; jobless rate falls to 6.3 percent

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – The U.S. economy’s job creation was more robust in June and the unemployment rate declined, signaling that the labor market is strengthening as the economic rebound...
Posted On 03 Jul 2014
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ADP report: U.S. private firms added 179K jobs in May

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Roseland, NJ, United States (4E) – U.S. business added 179,000 slots in May, according to report from payroll processor Automatic Data Processing (ADP) released Wednesday, suggesting a slower labor market after...
Posted On 04 Jun 2014
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