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For US Unemployed, Job Market Hits a Turning Point

FINANCE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Dec 9
Look past the booming November job gain of 321,000 reported Friday - the best figure in three years in the strongest year for U.S. hiring since 1999.

EDGE 10.0: A Decade on the Job

CORPORATE | By Steve Weinstein | Jun 26
Since its beginnings, EDGE has been charting the LGBT progress on the business front. When it began in as a regional website back, it was more the exception than the norm for a business to include job protection for gay and lesbian employees.

Unemployed LGBT Seniors Face Many Obstacles

FINANCE | By Brian McNaught | Jun 21
The people who live these nightmares most often are older workers who, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, have watched the depletion of their savings, and the diminished value of their skills.

Study: Gays Have Harder Time on the Job Market

FINANCE | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 6
A new study suggests that there is a trend among employers to pass over self-identified gay job applicants.

OECD: Rich country unemployment may have peaked

FINANCE | By Emma Vandore | Jul 7
Unemployment in rich countries may have peaked - but they must create 17 million jobs if they want to return to pre-crisis employment levels, the OECD said Wednesday.

Zions pledges to amend policy to protect gays

Zions Bancorp’s board is pledging to prohibit discrimination based on someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

Obama to Offer Tax Credits for New Employees, Higher Wages

CORPORATE | By Charles Babington and Stephen Ohlemacher | Jan 29
Obama expected to offer tax credits to companies that hire new workers--up to $5,000 for each new worker, as well as an incentive for more hours or upped pay for current workers.

Democrats promise jobs bill

FINANCE | By Andrew Taylor | Nov 18
House Democrats are looking at swelling deficits further, at least temporarily, on a jobs-producing bill in response to double-digit unemployment and a sense within their ranks that the party needs to do more to put people back to work.

Even as layoffs persist, some good jobs go begging

FINANCE | By Christopher Leonard | Oct 5
In a brutal job market, here’s a task that might sound easy: Fill jobs in nursing, engineering and energy research that pay $55,000 to $60,000, plus benefits.

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