Labor economy

FILE- In this Jan. 31, 2018, file photo, a woman speaks to Maui Divers Jewelry representatives at a job fair in Honolulu. On Wednesday, May 2, payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in April. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
May 02, 2018 - 9:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — American businesses added 204,000 new workers last month, another sign of strength in the U.S. labor market and economy. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that hiring was strong across numerous industries, led by professional and business services, health and education and...
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FILE- In this Jan. 31, 2018, file photo, a woman speaks to Maui Divers Jewelry representatives at a job fair in Honolulu. On Wednesday, May 2, payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in April. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
May 02, 2018 - 8:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — American businesses added 204,000 new workers last month, another sign of strength in the U.S. labor market and economy. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that hiring was strong across numerous industries, led by professional and business services, health and education and...
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FILE- In this Jan. 31, 2018, file photo, a woman speaks to Maui Divers Jewelry representatives at a job fair in Honolulu. On Wednesday, May 2, payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in April. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
May 02, 2018 - 8:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — American businesses added 204,000 new workers last month, another sign of a strength for the U.S. labor market and economy. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that hiring was strong across many industries, led by professional and business services, health and education and...
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In this Tuesday, May 1, 2018 photo, Jihad Azour, the International Monetary Fund Director of the Middle East and Central Asia talks with the The Associated Press at the Dubai International Financial Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The International Monetary Fund says nearly 23 percent of the Mideast’s youth are unemployed and warns that unless deeper reforms are made, millions of Arab youth entering the labor market each year may not find jobs_ a key source of frustration during 2011’s Arab Spring protests. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
May 02, 2018 - 1:42 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that nearly a quarter of the Middle East's youth are unemployed, warning that unless deeper reforms are made, millions of young people entering the labor market each year may not find jobs. The IMF says current levels...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2013, file photo, a Lyft car crosses Market Street in San Francisco. In a big win for labor advocates, the California Supreme Court has limited the ability of businesses to classify workers as independent contractors, which could affect a range of workers in the so-called "sharing economy," such as Uber and Lyft drivers. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
May 01, 2018 - 7:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California Supreme Court ruling that would limit businesses from classifying workers as independent contractors who aren't eligible for certain benefits and employment protections was hailed as a big victory for labor and could shake up the state's so-called gig economy. The...
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A firefighter walks past burning cars set on fire by activists during the traditional May Day rally in the center of Paris, France, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Each year, people around the world take to the streets to mark International Workers' Day, or May Day. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 01, 2018 - 3:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Workers and activists around the world marked May Day on Tuesday with rallies and other events to press their governments to address labor issues. International Workers' Day is a public holiday in many countries, though activities are restricted in some places, sometimes leading to...
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Balloons and flags fly over the crowd as people walk on Red Square to mark May Day in Moscow, with St. Basil's Cathedral center in the background, Russia, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. As in Soviet times, people paraded across Red Square, but instead of red flags with the Communist hammer and sickle, they waved the Russian tricolor. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 01, 2018 - 11:03 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Workers and activists marked May Day on Tuesday with rallies to demand their government address labor issues. International Workers' Day is a public holiday in many countries, though activities are restricted in some places, sometimes leading to confrontations. A look at some of the...
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Balloons and flags fly over the crowd as people walk on Red Square to mark May Day in Moscow, with St. Basil's Cathedral center in the background, Russia, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. As in Soviet times, people paraded across Red Square, but instead of red flags with the Communist hammer and sickle, they waved the Russian tricolor. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 01, 2018 - 9:02 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Workers and activists marked May Day on Tuesday with rallies to demand their government address labor issues. International Workers' Day is a public holiday in many countries, though activities are restricted in some places, sometimes leading to confrontations. A look at some of the...
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Balloons and flags fly over the crowd as people walk on Red Square to mark May Day in Moscow, with St. Basil's Cathedral center in the background, Russia, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. As in Soviet times, people paraded across Red Square, but instead of red flags with the Communist hammer and sickle, they waved the Russian tricolor. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 01, 2018 - 8:07 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Workers and activists marked May Day on Tuesday with rallies to demand their government address labor issues. International Workers' Day is a public holiday in many countries, though activities are restricted in some places, sometimes leading to confrontations. A look at some of the...
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Balloons and flags fly over the crowd as people walk on Red Square to mark May Day in Moscow, with St. Basil's Cathedral center in the background, Russia, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. As in Soviet times, people paraded across Red Square, but instead of red flags with the Communist hammer and sickle, they waved the Russian tricolor. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 01, 2018 - 7:49 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Workers and activists marked May Day on Tuesday with rallies to demand their government address labor issues. International Workers' Day is a public holiday in many countries, though activities are restricted in some places, sometimes leading to confrontations. A look at some of the...
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