• U.S. airlines pocketed $15.5 billion last year, including a record $4.6 billion in bag fees

    15 days ago - By Stl Today

    The good times for the nation's airlines continued last year, with the country's largest carriers reporting a combined profit of $15.5 billion, including $4.6 billion from baggage fees. The 23 largest airlines reported a combined after-tax profit for the fifth...
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  • U.S. job openings hit record high; more workers quitting

    U.S. job openings hit record high; more workers quitting

    15 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - U.S. job openings surged to a record high in March, suggesting that a recent slowdown in hiring was probably the result of employers having difficulties finding qualified workers.
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  • U.S. Job Openings Increase to 6.6 Million in March - Hires and Separations Little Changed

    15 days ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Job openings increased to 6.6 million on the last business day of March. Over the month, hires and separations were little changed at 5.4 million and 5.3 million, respectively.
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  • BLS: Job Openings Increased in March to New Series High

    BLS: Job Openings Increased in March to New Series High

    15 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary
    The number of job openings increased to 6.6 million on the last business day of March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires and separations were little changed at 5.4 million and 5.3 million, respectively. Within separations, the quits rate was little changed at 2.3 percent and the layoffs and discharges rate was unchanged at 1.1 percent....
    The number of quits edged up to 3.3 million in March. The quits rate was 2.3 percent. The number of quits edged up for total private and was unchanged for...
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  • Poker Pro Who Has Won Over $6 Million In Live Earnings Sues PokerStars Over $700,000 Prize

    15 days ago - By Forbes

    2016 World Series of Poker Main Event runner-up Gordon Vayo has filed a federal court complaint against PokerStars for not paying out a roughly $700,000 prize, alleging that he violated U.S. laws by not showing he was outside of the country when participating.
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  • Job openings hit new record high of 6.6 million

    15 days ago - By CNBC

    Job openings hit a fresh record in March, further defying opinion that the labor market is tightening and near full.
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  • US employers post record high 6.6 million open jobs

    15 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - U.S. employers advertised 6.6 million open jobs in March, the most on records dating back to December 2000, suggesting businesses want to staff up to meet strong demand.
    The Labor Department says that job openings rose 7.8 percent in March from 6.1 million in February. Yet overall hiring slipped, while quits increased.
    The number of open jobs in March matched the number of unemployed. That's historically unusual: Typically there are more unemployed than openings. Employers are struggling to fill jobs from a dwindling supply of those out of work. That should be pushing up...
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