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Foxx: Insolvent transportation system could cost 700k jobs

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 14, 2014

Foxx: Insolvent transportation system could cost 700k jobs

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Thursday that if lawmakers don’t fix the nation’s transportation system that is “teetering on the edge of insolvency,” 700,000 people could lose their jobs, The Christian Post reports. Foxx’s warning came during the national convention of ...

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5 Reasons to Look for a New Job

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Apr 10, 2014

5 Reasons to Look for a New Job

We’ve all had that job that makes us dread getting up in the morning — and some of us are still in it. But, what makes us dislike our work so much? In my experience, it isn’t the money. Of course, ...

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Transportation gains 7.9k jobs in March

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 04, 2014

Transportation gains 7.9k jobs in March

The transportation sector gained 7,900 jobs in March, bringing total employment in the sector to 4,564,600 jobs, according to statistics released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in the U.S. increased ...

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Transportation gains 9k jobs in January

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 12, 2014

Transportation gains 9k jobs in January

The transportation sector gained 9,900 jobs in January, rising from 4.55 million jobs in December to 4.56 million jobs in January, according to statistics released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in ...

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Transportation loses 600 jobs in December

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 10, 2014

Transportation loses 600 jobs in December

The transportation sector lost 600 jobs in December, dipping from 4.5366 million jobs in November to 4.536 million jobs in December, according to statistics released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in ...

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Transportation gains nearly 31k jobs in November

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 09, 2013

Transportation gains nearly 31k jobs in November

The transportation sector gained 30,500 jobs in November, rising from 4,504,100 jobs in October to 4,534,600 in November, according to statistics released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in the U.S. increased ...

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Transportation employment remains steady in October

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 08, 2013

Transportation employment remains steady in October

The transportation sector maintained 4,493,600 jobs in October, the same number that were available in September, according to statistics released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in the U.S. increased by ...

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Transportation sector gains 12,000 jobs in August

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 06, 2013

Transportation sector gains 12,000 jobs in August

Transportation employment grew by 12,000 jobs to 4,463,500 in August, according to a report from The Hill. The figures come from statistics released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which showed that the transportation sector’s growth joins gains of ...

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Transportation employment drops by 5,100 in June

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 08, 2013

Transportation employment drops by 5,100 in June

The transportation sector lost 5,100 jobs in June, despite gains of 195,000 jobs in the overall U.S. economy, according to The Hill. The figures come from a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, which showed that employment in the transportation sector ...

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Construction unemployment dips to 13.2 percent despite loss of 6k jobs in April

Amanda Bayhi - May 03, 2013

Construction unemployment dips to 13.2 percent despite loss of 6k jobs in April

Despite a loss of  6,000 jobs in the construction industry in April, the industry’s unemployment rate fell to 13.2 percent for the month, our sister site, Equipment World, reported. Those figures follow a 14.7-percent jobless rate in March. In April, 5.79 million ...

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Transportation construction investments generate $354 billion in annual U.S. economic activity

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 24, 2013

Transportation construction investments generate $354 billion in annual U.S. economic activity

The money invested in employment and purchases in the transportation construction industry generates $354 billion--or 2.25 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)--annually in United States economic activity, according to an American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) report. The report, ...

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Transportation experiences 28,000-job loss in March

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 05, 2013

Transportation experiences 28,000-job loss in March

Despite a decrease in national unemployment, the transportation sector experienced a decrease of 28,000 jobs in March, The Hill reported. Transportation employment decreased from 4,469,900 in February to 4,467,100 in March, marking the fourth consecutive month of transportation job losses. Transit and ...

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