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  • Austerity is a 'damp cloth' on growth   Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Austerity is a 'damp cloth' on growth

    Philip Jennings, general secretary of UNI Global Union, discusses problems facing the economy and the drawbacks of austerity.

  • Wal-Mart is hiking wages for these employees, too Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 11:02 AM ET
    Walmart employees stock the shelves at a Walmart store in Miami, Florida.

    Wal-Mart said that department managers of complex and service-oriented jobs will be paid at least $15 per hour starting in February.

  • Jobs growth moderate but inconsistent: Paychex CEO

    Marty Mucci, Paychex CEO, weighs in on the overall health of employment in the U.S. and reveals which states are on top for small business.

  • Google: 21% of tech hires in 2014 were women Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 6:43 AM ET
    A woman walks by at Google's Washington headquarters, in Washington, D.C.

    Google said 21 percent of tech hires last year were women, boosting overall number of women in technical roles by 1 percent.

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The California Senate on Monday approved a plan to again raise the state's minimum wage, lifting it to $13 an hour in 2017, then tying it to the rate of inflation after that. Jerry Brown signed legislation giving California one of the highest minimum wage rates in the nation. He says his plan would bring workers to the federal poverty level by...

  • Southwestern CEO: Very happy with $4 nat gas   Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 1:45 PM ET
    Southwestern CEO: Very happy with $4 nat gas

    Southwestern Energy CEO Steven Mueller, discusses increasing demand for natural gas, and the direction of energy prices.

  • Superior Energy CEO talks labor costs   Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    Superior Energy CEO talks labor costs

    Superior Energy CEO David Dunlap, discusses the decline in labor costs on the service side, and the volatility in the price of oil.

  • OMAHA, Neb.— Berkshire Hathaway's NetJets unit rehired two longtime executives to lead the company in the midst of an ongoing contract dispute with its pilots union. NetJets, which sells partial ownership interests in business jets, said Monday Jordan Hansell is stepping down as chairman and CEO. A group of NetJets pilots protested outside Berkshire...

  • The week ahead: Lunch with Buffett   Friday, 29 May 2015 | 4:02 PM ET
    The week ahead: Lunch with Buffett

    CNBC's Kate Rogers looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. OPEC meets in Vienna, earnings from Dollar General and Metronic, among others, and investors bid for lunch with Warren Buffett.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Mexican fieldworkers lured through a guest worker program to do sweaty, back-aching work in Kentucky tobacco fields were paid far less than their guaranteed wages and lived in rat-infested housing, according to federal lawsuits against a half-dozen farmers. Three separate lawsuits filed this week in Kentucky allege numerous abuses of the...

  • TOKYO— Japan's jobless rate dropped to an 18- year low in April, but industrial production, inflation and household spending were muted as consumers kept purse strings tight. Aggressive monetary easing by the Bank of Japan, combined with pressures pushing the U.S. dollar higher have pulled the Japanese yen to its weakest level against the dollar since 2002..

  • What more young workers are shying away from Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 2:25 PM ET
    small business

    U.S. start-up activity is up with more older workers becoming entrepreneurs, according to the Kauffman Foundation. But where are the women and millennials?

  • JPM expected to lay off more than 5,000: DJ   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    JPM expected to lay off more than 5,000: DJ

    According to the Dow Jones, JPMorgan is expected to lay off more than 5,000 employees by next year, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • May 28- U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday on worries about the possibility of a Greek default and an unexpected rise in weekly jobless claims.

  • *Avago rises after agreeing to buy Broadcom for $37 bln. *Abercrombie& Fitch rises after positive forecast. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose by 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 282,000 for the week ended May 23, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • *Weekly jobless claims rise 7,000. WASHINGTON, May 28- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but remained at levels consistent with a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 282,000 for the week ended May 23, the Labor Department...

  • WASHINGTON— More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, though the overall level remains low and points to a healthy job market. Weekly applications increased 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 282,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. "We continue to get signs that the labor market remains resilient," Derek Lindsey, an economist at BNP Paribas,...

  • WASHINGTON— The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Thursday. SMALL DROP: Economists forecast that applications fell 4,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 270,000, according to a survey by the data firm FactSet. Last week, the government said the four-week average of...

  • Duquesne University to raise employee minimum wage to $16 Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 12:12 PM ET

    PITTSBURGH— Duquesne University is increasing its employee minimum wage to $16 an hour, slightly more than twice the state and federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. University Spokeswoman Rose Ravasio said the new wage floor, effective July 1, affects 168 Duquesne employees who earn between $15 and $15.99 an hour. Charles McCollester, retired director of the...

  • South Carolina unemployment unchanged in April Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 4:02 AM ET

    COLUMBIA, S.C.— There was no change in South Carolina's unemployment rate last month, according to data released Wednesday by state officials. Workforce officials say that overall employment in South Carolina set a record last month, at more than 2.1 million people. "The positive economy in South Carolina is drawing more and more people into the workforce as...