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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Corbett Concerned Regarding New EPA Regulations That Could Eliminate PA Jobs

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett released the following statement regarding new regulations issued today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding carbon emissions. “As Pennsylvanians, we are doing our fair share to reduce carbon emissions, and we have...
Posted On 02 Jun 2014

Study: High-speed train could mean over 700 jobs for Brevard County

Matt Aug – News Room Administrators Editor Miami, FL, United States (NewsBahn) – All Aboard Florida on Wednesday released an economic impact study indicating that over 700 jobs are expected to be created in Brevard County due to the creation of new track and the...
Posted On 22 May 2014
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Study: High-speed train could create over 700 jobs for Brevard (FL.) County

News Room Administrators Staff Miami, FL, United States (NewsBahn) – All Aboard Florida on Wednesday released an economic impact study indicating that over 700 jobs are expected to be created in Brevard County due to the creation of new track and the upgrading of existing...
Posted On 22 May 2014
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Corbett Announces JOBS1st PA Apprenticeship Grants to Develop Skilled Talent

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett has announced the availability of up to$1 million in JOBS1st PA grants to improve and enhance existing apprenticeship programs in the state so that apprentices acquire the skills necessary to compete in the 21st Century. The funding will be...
Posted On 20 May 2014

Australia adds 14,200 jobs in April, beats forecasts

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Canberra, Australia (4E) – The jobless rate in Australia remained steady in April and employment climbed higher-than-predicted, an indication that unemployment may have reached its peak. The number of people...
Posted On 08 May 2014
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U.S. adds 288K jobs in April; jobless rate at down to 6.3 percent

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – The U.S. economy created 288,000 jobs in April as the labor market rebounds following severe winter weather. The increase is the biggest in over two years. The unemployment...
Posted On 02 May 2014
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