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  Mellody Hobson is president of Ariel Investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds and separate accounts. Additionally, she is a regular financial contributor and analyst for CBS News. TOM: You’re talking about wages this morning?   MELLODY: I am, Tom. We have talked a […]

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DALLAS (AP) — Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient. The consumer products company has 58,000 workers worldwide, according to its website. Kimberly-Clark Corp. said Tuesday that it anticipates restructuring costs between $130 million and $160 million, after taxes. […]

When National Car Rental shuttle bus driver Ganesha Bradley saw comedian Kevin Hart at the airport, she was too excited. She ran over to take a selfie with the actor and he happily obliged. Problem was, Bradley was on duty with a family on her shuttle bus. National suspended Bradley without pay after the infraction […]

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TLANTA (AP) — UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers to help with package deliveries during the busy holiday season. The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers. The company did not immediately say how the hiring compares with previous years. Last year, a […]

Bad news has come to Atlanta’s biggest news circuit and it’s in the form of layoffs and buyouts. WSB-TV reports: ATLANTA — Big changes will soon be coming to CNN staffing. Two company executives confirmed late Monday that Turner Broadcasting plans to offer buyouts to hundreds of employees, including those at CNN. Reporters for Channel 2 […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery. Still, July’s gain was less than in the previous three months and probably wasn’t strong […]

Each year the ManPower Group releases its results of a survey geared to determine the hardest jobs to fill. According to the survey the following…

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SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle activists celebrated a successful campaign to gradually increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 by calling for a national movement to close the income and opportunity gaps between rich and poor. The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that would give the city the highest minimum wage in the […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to nearly the lowest level in seven years, a sign hiring may be picking up. The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 27,000 to a seasonally adjusted 300,000. That’s just above a seven-year low reached three weeks ago. The […]

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According to a new study, African-Americans face a particularly difficult situation when it comes to finding a job after school. The 2013 unemployment rate for recent college grads who are black was almost twice that of recent college grads overall, according to a report released Tuesday by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, a […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in April, the most in two years, the strongest evidence to date that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth. The Labor Department also said Friday that the unemployment rate sank to 6.3 percent, its lowest level since September 2008, from […]