The US Added 312,000 Jobs in December with Unemployment Rising to 3.9%
Business

The US Added 312,000 Jobs in December with Unemployment Rising to 3.9%

The Labor Department released its official employment figures for the month of December. Although the US added 312k jobs, unemployment rate rose to 3,9% compared to the 3,7% in November.
155,000 Jobs Were Created in the US in November
Business

155,000 Jobs Were Created in the US in November

The creating of jobs was slightly below expectations as employers complain about talent shortage, but the numbers should improve soon.
Brazilian Elections: Bolsonaro Accused of Illegal Blast-Messaging Campaign
Politics

Brazilian Elections: Bolsonaro Accused of Illegal Blast-Messaging Campaign

Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was accused of illegal campaign practices — allegedly, he would have allowed and encouraged sympathetic businessmen to pay for and spread defamatory messages on WhatsApp about his adversary and his party.
Amazon Promises $15 an Hour Minimum Wage for All Its American Workers
Technology

Amazon Promises $15 an Hour Minimum Wage for All Its American Workers

Amazon announced on Tuesday that it will start to pay its US workers a minimum wage of $15 an hour. The policy will take effect starting next month.
Facebook Accused of Bias Against Women in Job Ads
Technology

Facebook Accused of Bias Against Women in Job Ads

Facebook has been accused of letting its technology be used for age discrimination by employers, and it’s now being accused of helping employers exclude female candidates from recruiting campaigns ran on the platform.
Flu Season Could Cost American Businesses $9.4 Billion
Business

Flu Season Could Cost American Businesses $9.4 Billion

This year’s flu season could cost American employers close to $10 billion in sick days and deaths.

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