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Texas Unemployment For April Up Slightly To 4.4 PercentThe Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in April to reach 4.4 percent. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, state employers have added 189,600 jobs over the past year.
Report: Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years AgoAfrican-Americans are doing about the same as they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first "State of Black America" report 40 years ago.
Supermarket Operator Kroger To Hire 14,000 EmployeesKroger is holding a nationwide hiring event to fill 14,000 open jobs across all its supermarket chains.
US Job Openings Rise To 8-Month High In MarchU.S. employers posted the most open jobs in eight months in March, but total hiring slowed, providing a mixed picture of the labor market.
US Job Gains Smallest In 7 Months; Jobless Rate Stays 5 PercentU.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April after a streak of solid monthly gains, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months.
Tiny Nebraska Town Says No To 1,100 Jobs, Citing Way Of LifeOfficials thought Nickerson, Nebraska was the perfect spot for a chicken processing plant that would liven up the 400-person town with 1,100 jobs, more than it had ever seen. When plans leaked out, though, there was no celebration.
Texas Unemployment Holds Steady At 4.3 PercentThe Texas unemployment rate held steady in March at 4.3 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission announced Friday. The figure matches the revised statewide jobless rate for February.
Texas Jobless At 4.4 Percent For February, Down 0.1 PercentThe Texas unemployment rate in February fell to 4.4 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the previous month.
Abbott To Announce Company Expansion To North TexasGov. Greg Abbott will make the announcement Monday afternoon at the capitol.
Obama Administration Expands "TechHire" Jobs InitiativeThe White House is adding 15 new communities to its "TechHire" initiative for getting low-skilled workers jobs in the tech economy.
JetBlue To Train Novices To Be PilotsJetBlue Airways is taking applications for 24 slots in a new pilot training program. No aviation background is required. Training will cost about $125,000 and take four years, but graduates could wind up flying 100-seat passenger jets.
Texas Unemployment Starts Year Down, 4.5 Percent In JanuaryThe Texas jobless rate has started the year on a lower note with 4.5 percent unemployment during January.

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