Fact checking Trump’s latest White House jobs announcement

With the fate of the Obamacare repeal teetering on the edge on Friday morning, President Trump brought a CEO to the White House to talk about jobs. “Today, I am thrilled to announce that Charter Communications has just committed to investing $25 billion, with a ‘B,'” Trump said in a joint announcement with the Charter […]

Keystone XL pipeline would only create 35 permanent jobs

President Trump hailed the State Department’s approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline as a big win for American workers. “It’s a great day for American jobs,” Trump said from the Oval Office on Friday after the State Department issued a permit allowing the pipeline proposed by TransCanada to go forward. “Today, we take one […]

Starbucks to add 240,000 jobs worldwide by 2021

Starbucks plans to hire 240,000 more people globally by the year 2021. That includes 68,000 jobs in the United States. The company announced its plans for a hiring spree at its annual shareholders meeting Wednesday. It marks the final shareholder event that Howard Schultz will attend as CEO before he’s replaced by Kevin Johnson on […]

French government minister resigns amid controversy over jobs for family

French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux has resigned amid allegations that he improperly hired his teenage daughters as aides. Le Roux — the latest French politician to be beset by a controversy over jobs given to family members — is being investigated by the National Financial Prosecutor. At a news conference Tuesday, Le Roux said […]

Trump jobs fact check: Did he create nearly half a million jobs?

President Trump is taking credit for creating nearly half a million jobs in the past two months. “In the first two job reports since I took the oath of office, we’ve already added nearly half a million new jobs. And believe me, it’s just beginning,” Trump said in a speech in Nashville last week. True, […]

Immigrant workers are most likely to have these jobs

Immigrants have long been an integral part of the U.S. workforce. And while there isn’t any one industry where immigrants make up the majority of workers, there are some jobs where foreign born workers dominate, a new report from Pew Research finds. That’s especially the case in America’s beauty business, where immigrants made up 63% […]

Immigrant workers are most likely to work in these jobs

Immigrants have long been an integral part of the U.S. workforce. And while there isn’t any one industry where immigrants make up the majority of workers, there are some jobs where foreign born workers dominate, a new report from Pew Research finds. That’s especially the case in America’s beauty business, where immigrants made up 63% […]

Trudeau: NAFTA created ‘great jobs’ both sides of the border

President Trump once called NAFTA “the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere.” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sees it differently. “It has led to a lot of great jobs for a whole lot of people on both sides of the border,” Trudeau told NBC News’ Tom Brokaw in an interview in New York that […]

700 laid-off GM workers will get their jobs back

It the kind of news that no one who gets laid off expects to hear — you’re rehired! But that’s exactly what’s about to happen 700 General Motors workers who were laid off earlier this month when the automaker cut 1,100 jobs. The automaker said Wednesday that it is adding 500 jobs back to its […]

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