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…

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…

Bay Area wages higher than national average

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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

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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…

China Silicon Valley launches to aim at economic development and job creation

China Silicon Valley, a non-profit organization, launches to aim to foster investments from China and create jobs in the region…

Silicon Valley jobs not requiring higher degrees

A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program reveals that a university degree is not required for 27.5 percent of all jobs in the San Jose area in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)…

College graduates rise to the highest level in China

The number of students graduate from colleges in China has hit the highest level this year, making it very difficult for graduates to find jobs…

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…

Labor secretary visits SF

聯邦勞工部長到訪三藩市宣傳白宮推行的暑期工計劃,跟市長李孟賢向學生和年青人,講解暑期工對日後工作的重要性…

2012 Silicon Valley Index

(中文) 有研究報告顯示,受高科技公司增聘人手帶動,矽谷地區的整體失業率,連續兩年下降…

EPA official visits local green business that’s growing

Mission Motors, a San Francisco green business that provides powertrain components for hybrid and electric vehicles plans to double its workforce this year…