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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2021, file photo, an empty storefront is seen among other businesses along East Carson Street in the Southside neighborhood of Pittsburgh.
(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
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February 01, 2021 - 1:03 pm
Congressional Budget Office expects jobs to lag
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2021, file photo President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of Commerce, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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January 26, 2021 - 10:45 am
President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee the Commerce Department says investments across the country are needed to provide Americans with a pathway to a good job.
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A man pushes carts as a hiring sign shows at a Jewel Osco grocery store in Deerfield, Ill., Thursday, April 23, 2020. Friday, Dec. 4. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
AP News
December 04, 2020 - 1:51 pm
Gripped by surging pandemic, US employers cut back on hiring
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Envelopes from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Reemployment Assistance Program are shown, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Surfside, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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November 25, 2020 - 1:09 pm
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week for a second straight week.
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020 file photo, a customer wears a face mask as they carry their order past a now hiring sign at an eatery in Richardson, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
AP News
November 06, 2020 - 10:41 am
The U.S. job market showed a burst of strength in October.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, file photo help wanted signs for servers and cooks at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa are displayed along route 40 at the entrance to the resort in Farmington, Pa.
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
AP News
September 10, 2020 - 1:19 pm
US layoffs remain elevated as job market's gains weaken
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2019 file photo, people stand in the lobby for Amazon offices in New York. While other companies are shrinking, Amazon is growing. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
WRVA News
September 09, 2020 - 11:57 am
By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is on a hiring spree. In the latest sign of how it's prospering while others are faltering during the pandemic, Amazon said Wednesday it is seeking to bring aboard 33,000 people for corporate and tech roles in the next few months. It's the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, a help wanted sign hangs on the door of a Target store in Uniontown, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
AP News
September 04, 2020 - 9:20 am
The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in August to 8.4% from 10.2% even as hiring slowed.
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Megan Foster poses for a picture on the campus of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C.  (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
WRVA News
August 11, 2020 - 11:47 am
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press Sara Buie lined up a summer lifeguard job to help pay for a new laptop, textbooks and a backpack for her freshman year at Virginia’s James Madison University. But the coronavirus pandemic closed her community pool. She tried offering online tutoring to middle school...
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Fashion school graduate Phoebe St. Leger poses for a photo in Florence, Italy, Jan. 25, 2018. (Shannon Davidson via AP)
(Shannon Davidson via AP)
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August 10, 2020 - 10:44 am
Pandemic wrecks global Class of 2020's hopes for first job
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