United States police officers are increasingly purchasing professional liability insurance policies as their hedge against lawsuits for their on-duty-actions, according to a Reuters report taken from data coming from the largest police union in the country.
Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that hiring by employers in 30 states increased in January. The biggest job providers are led by Florida, followed by Texas and North Carolina. But there were also 20 states that slashed jobs.
Avon announced on Monday that it will slash around 2,500 positions in its United States facilities and move its headquarters to the United Kingdom. This move follows right after the company sold its operations in North America to Cerberus Capital Management.
A recent study from the Pew Research Center showed that most Americans believe that the robots are coming to take over in the workplace. Surprisingly, most think that other jobs are in jeopardy, but their particular jobs are pretty safe.
Plummeting prices of energy has forced Texas to cut approximately 60,000 jobs in 2015. Oil and gas companies in Houston have reduced their production and slashed their investments and laid off geologists and engineers due to the continuing slump in oil prices.
As usual, medical doctors in the United States enjoy the highest median base salaries. These professional medical service providers are raking in an average of $180,000 per annum, according to Glassdoor, a job-searching website.
US Chicago public school teachers are set to strike on April 1. But the Chicago Public Schools head would want their impending work stoppage to be put on hold when he stated on Friday that the district will postpone its controversial cost-cutting measure that affects the pension payments of teachers.
Is Toyota, the world’s largest car maker toying with the idea of being the first to produce a flying car? The Japanese auto maker has recently filed a patent, but did not actually refer to it as a flying car.
Unemployment for young college graduates known as the millenials has dramatically dropped in the past two years. However, many young workers are still facing great obstacles in achieving personal economic security.
U.S. workers are finally seeing the light as employers stepped up hiring last month. The country has infused the job market with an additional 242,000 jobs in February. The total number is much better than the 172,000 jobs added in January.
February saw U.S. private employers adding 214,000 jobs beating the projections of economists. This indicates that there is solid job growth in the country even with the market volatility and concerns about the slow growth of the global economy.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court turned down a request by unions to compel the state of New Jersey to pay its full share of the annual public pension contribution. The unions were represented by public employees including state troopers and school teachers.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded $160 million worth of contracts to two companies on Monday. These two firms are engaged in the development of the latest rocket engines and will help the United States end its dependence on Russian-made rocket motors for the country’s space launches.
Manufacturing activity in Asia's top two economic powerhouses remained stuck in low gear in May, but an absence of inflation pressures suggested that authorities could inject yet more stimulus if needed.