California job market’s forecast looks good

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EDD said California will add 2.4 million jobs in the next eight years…

Despite job gains, US worker pay remains stagnant

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US jobless rate fell to 5.8 percent, but the average hourly pay of workers rose only slightly…

Tech firm fined for paying workers $1.21 per hour

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A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties to eight employees imported from India…

Marin, San Mateo counties have Bay Area’s lowest jobless rates

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Marin and San Mateo counties had the lowest unemployment rates in the Bay Area in September…

US jobless applications fall to 14-year low

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The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week…

Amazon hires 80K seasonal holiday workers

Amazon is hiring 80,000 seasonal workers for its distribution centers as it looks to improve its shipping efficiency…

Surge of hiring cuts US jobless rate to 5.9%

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U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September and helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent…

Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10%

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season…

California mandates sick days for workers

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California will require most employers to provide millions of workers with up to three sick days each year…

Apple’s tech jobs held mostly by white, Asian men

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Apple’s high-paying technology jobs are primarily filled by white and Asian men, just like its industry peers…

SF: Supervisor proposes ‘Retail Workers Bill of Rights’

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SF Supervisor Eric Mar introduced legislation that would discourage employers from giving their workers unpredictable hours…

Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year

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Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut up to 18,000 jobs…

Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

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The Dow Jones industrial average crossing 17,000 for the first time on Thursday…

Google’s workforce diversity data: White and male

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In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed how very white and male its workforce is…

Applications for US unemployment aid falls

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The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 26,000 last week to 319,000….

Asians become majority workforce in Silicon Valley

According to Census Bureau statistics, the percentage of Asian Americans high-tech workers in Silicon Valley grew from 39 percent in 2000 to over 50 percent in 2010…

Local job market the strongest

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據Contra Costa時報引述聯邦勞工統計部的報告指,灣區擁有兩個全國最強的就業市場。而在三藩市,單是高科技行業,在去年已經創造了超過3萬個職位…