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As Jobs Go Unfilled, U.S. Employers Vie to Hire Foreign Laborers

As Jobs Go Unfilled, U.S. Employers Vie to Hire Foreign Laborers Image Jose Vera Ramirez is among the immigrant seasonal workers employed by Phil Steinhauer’s landscaping company in Centennial, Colo. Businesses were chosen by lottery to be able to hire workers under the H-2B visa program.CreditBenjamin Rasmussen for The New ...

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In About-Face on Trade, Trump Vows to Protect ZTE Jobs in China

In About-Face on Trade, Trump Vows to Protect ZTE Jobs in China Image ZTE said last week that it had halted “major operating activities” because it could not get needed American components. It has 75,000 employees and says it has business in more than 160 nations.CreditJohannes Eisele/Agence France-Presse — Getty ...

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State and Local Jobs Under Siege as a Middle-Class Gateway

OKLAHOMA CITY — The anxiety and seething anger that followed the disappearance of middle-income jobs in factory towns has helped reshape the American political map and topple longstanding policies on tariffs and immigration. But globalization and automation aren’t the only forces responsible for the loss of those reliable paychecks. So ...

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More Jobs, Faster Growth and Now, the Threat of a Trade War

Jerome H. Powell, the new Federal Reserve chairman, on Friday visited a Chicago incubator for industrial start-ups, highlighting the role of manufacturing in the recovery. Lyndon French for The New York Times The rapidly escalating trade conflict with China has upended the prevailing economic dynamic of falling unemployment and faster ...

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G.E. to Cut 12,000 Jobs in Power Division

Advertisement General Electric is racing to keep pace with seismic shifts in the global energy industry, as its new leadership moves to eliminate bloat and grapples with the fallout from earlier, ill-timed decisions. In one of the most visible moves, the company said on Thursday that it would cut 12,000 ...

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What’s Up in Coal Country: Alternative-Energy Jobs

From the mountain hollows of Appalachia to the vast open plains of Wyoming, the coal industry long offered the promise of a six-figure income without a four-year college degree, transforming sleepy farm towns into thriving commercial centers. But today, as King Coal is being dethroned — by cheap natural gas, ...

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