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…

SF Controller: job and real estate strong

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Job and residential real estate markets in SF remain strong…

Despite job gains, US worker pay remains stagnant

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

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…

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…

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…

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…