2014 was US best hiring year since 1999

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The United States capped its best year for hiring in 15 years with a healthy gain in December…

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

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…

Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

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

Bay Area wages higher than national average

Workers in the Bay Area earn on average 37 percent more per hour than the national average…

Google’s workforce diversity data: White and male

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

US Labor Secretary in SF to meet immigrant communities

The US Labor Secretary Thomas Perez discuss immigration and workforce issues with immigrant community leaders in San Francisco…