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Transportation sector gains more than 16,000 jobs in November

Brian Ethridge - Dec 05, 2014

Transportation sector gains more than 16,000 jobs in November

The transportation sector gained 16,700 jobs in November 2014 according to statistics released by the Department of Labor. According to the department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,684,600 transportation jobs in November, compared to 4,667,900 in October. The increase in transportation jobs was part of ...

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Transportation sector adds 13,000 jobs in October

Brian Ethridge - Nov 10, 2014

Transportation sector adds 13,000 jobs in October

The transportation sector added 13,000 jobs in October as the national unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since July 2008, according to statistics released by the Department of Labor. According to the department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics , there were ...

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Transportation gains 16.6k jobs in June

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 07, 2014

Transportation gains 16.6k jobs in June

The transportation industry gained 16,600 jobs in June, rising to a total of 4,618,500 employed workers, 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 by 288,000 ...

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9 Culturally-Specific Transportation Jobs

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 29, 2014

9 Culturally-Specific Transportation Jobs

Here in the U.S., there are a wide variety of transportation-related jobs, from highway construction and bridge engineering to airport security, transit operating and a whole lot more. I’m sure other countries have those types of jobs as well, but some ...

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President Obama briefly addresses transportation in State of the Union

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 29, 2014

President Obama briefly addresses transportation in State of the Union

Tuesday night, President Obama gave his State of the Union address, which offered a chance for the president to present potential solutions for transportation and infrastructure funding. However, our sister site Overdrive points out that the president only briefly mentioned transportation ...

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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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Yo Congress: Transportation infrastructure is a job-creating investment

John Latta - Jul 31, 2013

Yo Congress: Transportation infrastructure is a job-creating investment

There is an argument about transportation infrastructure that is not made enough--not anywhere near enough. It boosts economic choices and economic growth: two major flag waving issues for almost everyone in public life, especially the conservatives. But why do we see so ...

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FMCSA awards nearly $1 million in grants to train veterans for transportation careers

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 08, 2013

FMCSA awards nearly $1 million in grants to train veterans for transportation careers

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) last week announced that nearly $1 million in new grants will be used to help train veterans and military families for jobs in the transportation industry. FMCSA awarded the grants ...

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Hundreds converge in O.C. to help get Americans back to work

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 01, 2011

More than 250 people came together on Aug. 31 in a first-of-its kind summit to discuss factors that create jobs and offer solutions to expediting transportation projects for America’s future, according to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). The Jobs ...

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