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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill raising his state's hourly minimum wage over four years, with an ultimate goal of $10.50.
Foreclosure activity dropped to an eight-year low in May as banks reclaimed fewer homes and foreclosure starts saw their lowest levels in years.
Some of the nation's leading businesses are prodding lawmakers to act on immigration as the issue enters a critical phase on Capitol Hill.
Where are all the missing U.S. workers? A key factor is the growing exodus from the job market of baby boomers, experts say.
The president of the St. Louis Fed said the U.S. macroeconomy is "much closer" to a normal state than it has been in five years.
Dunkin' Brands' CEO doesn't have a problem with having a minimum wage. He just doesn't think it should be decided on a federal level.
Texarkana might be the starkest example of President Obama's health care law altering the economic geography of the U.S. The NYT reports.
Here's why the May jobs report is pointing to the beach, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.
A growing number of people are willingly forgoing full-time jobs in order to work independently. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Already, companies like Foxconn have plans to replace their entire legion of factory workers with robots. How will this affect job growth?
Average U.S. gas prices rose just barely in the last three weeks, showing signs of stability, according to the most recent Lundberg survey.
U.S. economic growth should accelerate and remain healthy for the rest of this year, according to a forecast by a group of U.S. business economists.
Nonfarm payrolls continued to grow about in line with recent trends, rising 217,000 as the unemployment rate held steady at 6.3 percent, according to numbers released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Talks to renew the labor contract for moving cargo through West Coast ports are now under way ... and a nervous business world is watching.
The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate hit 6.3 percent in May, but does that rate tell the real story?
Hiring for two new SCE&G reactors underscores the need for replacing retiring nuclear workers in next several years.
Fed Governor Jerome Powell said Friday that he wanted to see signs the U.S. economy was tightening before interest rates could be raised.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose by more than expected last week.
U.S.-based employers announced plans to reduce payrolls by 52,961 in May, according to a report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
For the first time in six years, the share of people who either have a job or are looking for one is on the rise in a majority of U.S. states.
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