Posts Tagged ‘job’

Payroll-processing company ADP says private sector job creation slowing

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – The latest report on private company hiring shows a disappointing 119,000 jobs created in April, according to payroll processor ADP. ADP’s report comes ahead of the official government numbers for April due out on Friday Stock prices fell in midday trading on Wednesday […]

Stocks up on jobs report

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The United States logged another month of lackluster job growth in November, but the mediocre growth was enough to push the unemployment rate down to 8.8 percent. The Labor Department said Friday that employers in the nation added 120,000 jobs in November, […]

Having a Job Ain’t What It Used to Be

Workers aren’t getting raises, while food and fuel prices crimp budgets View full post on Finance Stories

Air Canada travellers brace for work stoppage

Air Canada passengers are watching the clock ahead of a strike deadline that could see the airline’s flight attendants walk off the job at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Loonie, TSX close lower

Data showing the U.S. job market screeched to a halt in August sent Bay Street and Wall Street into a sea of red on Friday. View full post on Canada Business Stories

HSBC to “announce more than 10,000 job cuts next week”

LONDON: Global banking giant HSBC will announce next week plans to axe between 10,000 and 15,000 jobs in the coming year as part of a drastic cost-cutting drive, a report said Saturday. View full post on Business Stories

Israel’s Fischer in race for top IMF job

JERUSALEM – Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer announced on Saturday he was in the race to become the next head of the International Monetary Fund. View full post on Business Stories

State, local layoffs to hit record levels

Don’t look to state and local governments to prop up the job market. View full post on Business Stories

Former employee sues nightclub operator over alleged harassment

A second former female employee at the Nine Group in Las Vegas is suing the nightclub and restaurant operator, charging that under the prior management she lost her job after complaining of sexual harassment there. View full post on Business Stories

Some 300,000 protest job insecurity in Portugal

LISBON : Upwards of 300,000 people took to the streets in Lisbon and other Portuguese cities on Saturday to protest job insecurity, responding to an initiative launched on the Facebook social network. View full post on Business Stories