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College Degrees Lead to Good Jobs
Inside Higher Ed
With the title “Good Jobs That Pay Without a B.A.,” new research from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce would seem to offer some solace for job seekers with only a high school credential. But not much, as the study shows ...
Don't have a college degree? These are the industries with the best-paid jobsMarketWatch
Report: Good Jobs Available for Those Without Bachelor'sDiverse: Issues in Higher Education

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Wall Street Journal (subscription)

The State of 'Good Jobs' in America
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
At a time when politicians and pundits decry the end of middle-class jobs, it may come as a surprise that there are 30 million jobs paying more than $35,000 a year for U.S. workers without four-year college degrees. Now for the bad news: there are 75 ...



Reuters

Jobs lift US consumer confidence to near 16-year high
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S consumer confidence jumped to a near 16-year high in July amid optimism over the labor market while house prices maintained their upward trend in May, which could boost consumer spending after recent sluggishness.
Consumer confidence improves with brighter jobs outlookMassLive.com
Pickup in Confidence Shows Americans Upbeat on Jobs, Economy ...Bloomberg

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Washington Post

1 million jobs on the line as Senate votes on health care
Washington Post
America could lose more than a million jobs if the Senate votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday. That's according to a report from George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health and the Commonwealth Fund.

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PolitiFact

Is Donald Trump right that US just 'had the best jobs report in 16 years'?
PolitiFact
That said, the term "jobs report" refers to a monthly news release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the unemployment rate is only one of two headline numbers in those reports. The other one is the gain or loss in jobs compared to the previous ...

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WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

President Trump to participate in 'jobs announcement' Wednesday
WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)
... leaders will make the announcement that Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn will announce it will build a new factory in Racine County. Foxconn is a partner with Apple, manufacturing technological products. That factory is expected to create 10,000 jobs.

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CNNMoney

India's transport chief: Driverless cars will kill jobs
CNNMoney
"Each car gives a job to a driver. Driverless cars will take away those jobs," Gadkari added. A ministry official confirmed the remarks to CNNMoney, but added that the minister was merely expressing his opinion about the technology. The Indian ...
India's transport minister vows to ban self-driving cars to save jobsArs Technica
India says no to driverless cars to protect jobsBBC News
India will ban driverless cars in order to protect jobsEngadget
SiliconBeat -Hindustan Times
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Business Insider

The White House is only telling you half of the sad story of what happened to American jobs
Business Insider
Instead of keeping a wall between management and workers, Japanese manufacturers adopted “organizational integration,” which put technical specialists and shop-floor workers together. The result was better products made faster in Japan, and jobs lost ...

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Daily Signal

House Conservatives Target Jobs at Congressional Budget Office
Daily Signal
The House has a tool "to go in and cut the funding" at the Congressional Budget Office, says Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., pictured speaking June 14 at an Endowment for Middle East Truth banquet in Washington. (Photo: Michael Brochstein/Sipa ...

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Marketplace.org

Tech jobs are spreading to other parts of the country
Marketplace.org
The job search site Indeed gathered data from postings in the tech industry on its site from the past six months to see where job growth is happening. And while it's certainly spreading to smaller and mid-sized cities, Indeed chief economist Jed Kolko ...

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