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  • The week ahead: Following the Fed Friday, 12 Jun 2015 | 4:02 PM ET
    The week ahead: Following the Fed

    CNBC's Mandy Drury looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. The Paris Air Show is next week and the Fed Chair Janet Yellen with have a press conference Wednesday.

  • Gah! There are too many HR people Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 2:36 PM ET
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    Here's the real problem with our education system today, says SU professor Bill Coplin.

  • They'll clean your house? Crazy tech hiring perks Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Woman cleaning apartment windows

    One tech company will send a cleaning person to your house twice a month to ease your stress! Plus, other crazy tech-hiring perks.

  • WASHINGTON, June 11- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week, but remained in territory consistent with a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 279,000 for the week ended June 6, the Labor Department said on...

  • Jobs data show Australia economy on track: HSBC Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 9:36 PM ET
    Jobs data show Australia economy on track: HSBC

    Thursday's jobs data indicated that the peak in unemployment in Australia has probably passed, says Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC.

  • LA minimum wage $15 by 2020 Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 4:41 PM ET
    LA minimum wage $15 by 2020

    The Los Angeles minimum wage hike passed by a vote of 12-1, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. David Bolotsky, Uncommon Goods, discusses if the hike is good for business.

  • UK PM Cameron says plans clampdown on non-EU immigration Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 9:05 AM ET

    LONDON, June 10- The British government plans to significantly reduce immigration from outside the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday, teeing up a confrontation with business groups who fret their supply of skilled workers will be cut. Cameron has already set out plans to discourage EU migration as part of his efforts to...

  • Workers west of the Mississippi happiest Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 1:44 PM ET
    Workers west of the Mississippi happiest

    Where the happiest workers are, with CNBC.com's Eric Chemi and Ari Levy.

  • Chipotle will reimburse your kids' tuition Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 12:54 PM ET
    Chipotle restaurant workers fill orders for customers on the day that the company announced it will only use non-GMO ingredients in its food on April 27, 2015, in Miami.

    Chipotle Mexican Grill said it will offer new benefits including tuition reimbursement. Will other companies follow?

  • WASHINGTON, June 9- U.S. job openings surged to a record high in April and small business confidence increased in May, signs that the economy was regaining momentum after stumbling at the start of the year. The Labor Department said job openings increased to 5.4 million in April, the highest since the series began in December 2000, from 5.1 million in March.

  • These are the people who love their jobs most Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 9:38 AM ET
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    Everyone enjoys complaining about their job on social media. Surprisingly, people express love for their jobs more than hate, says new analysis.

  • The history of Walker's anti-union alliance Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 10:50 AM ET
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to delegates during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

    Supporting Scott Walker's career is a longstanding alliance of anti-union conservatives, The New York Times reports.

  • President Barack Obama was quoted in a Bloomberg report citing an unnamed French official as saying that a strong dollar was a problem. "Such a pick-up in verbal intervention would represent at least a temporary threat for a weaker dollar given that it comes in the wake of recent buying and this should be particularly true against currencies such as yen," said...

  • LONDON, June 8- The dollar fell from near 13- year highs against the yen on Monday on a media report that U.S. authorities were uncomfortable with their strong currency. President Barack Obama was quoted in a Bloomberg headline citing an unnamed French official as saying that a strong dollar was a problem. "The dollar is off this morning because of the headline...

  • TOKYO, June 8- Japanese government bond prices dipped on Monday after U.S. payrolls data strengthened the case for an early rate hike by the Federal Reserve and as market players braced for auctions of long-dated bonds planned this week. The MOF plans to sell 300 billion yen of paper with 15 to 39 years left to maturity on Tuesday. The market showed no reaction to...

  • TOKYO, June 8- The dollar held firm near 13- year highs against the yen in Asia on Monday after much better-than-expected U.S. employment data bolstered expectations for an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve before the year-end. U.S. nonfarm payrolls jumped 280,000 last month, the largest gain since December, while payrolls for March and April also were...

  • SINGAPORE, June 8- Gold was trading near a 11- week low on Monday, retaining losses from a three-day losing streak, as a strong U.S. jobs report boosted expectations for a U.S. interest rate hike in September. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,171.76 an ounce by 0014 GMT. *Hedge funds and money managers cut net long positions in gold and silver during the week ended June...

  • TOKYO, June 8- The dollar held firm in early Asia on Monday, trading near 13- year highs against the yen after strong U.S. employment data bolstered expectations for an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve before year-end. U.S. nonfarm payrolls jumped 280,000 last month, the largest gain since December, while payrolls for March and April were revised to show...

  • WASHINGTON, June 5- U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in May and wages picked up, signs of strong momentum in the economy that bolster prospects for a Federal Reserve interest rate hike in September. Nonfarm payrolls increased 280,000 last month, the largest gain since December, the Labor Department said on Friday. This leaves the Fed on course to start hiking...

  • *Wall St banks say September rate hike more likely. Wall Street's top banks said they expect the Fed to begin raising interest rates in September, followed by another increase before the end of the year, according to a Reuters poll. "The market is excited about stronger jobs and higher wages, but before can pop the cork of the champagne bottle, they start thinking...