Job news bad for Obama
Chicago Tribune
A 25 percent drop in the number of jobs added nationwide from March to April could spell trouble for President Barack Obama's re-election hopes as the economy now struggles to recover at a slower-than-expected pace, local experts said yesterday.
Weak job growth feeds fears of slowdownNashua Telegraph
Has Obama's Magic Jobs Number Changed?New York Times (blog)
As job growth slackens, a mysterySarasota Herald-Tribune
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Jobs Few, Grads Flock to Unpaid Internships
New York Times
Confronting the worst job market in decades, many college graduates who expected to land paid jobs are turning to unpaid internships to try to get a foot in an employer's door. While unpaid postcollege internships have long existed in the film and ...

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April jobs report reflects shrinking US labor force
Bend Bulletin
That helps explain a seeming contradiction in the unemployment numbers €” the rate keeps dropping even though job creation has been soft. In April, the US economy added a mere 115000 jobs, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday.
Unemployment at 8.1 percent -- If this is recovery, where are the jobs?
Unemployment dip blemishedChicago Tribune
The Jobs Paradox: Weak Job Creation AND Falling Unemployment?Forbes
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Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)

Losing your job may mean losing your health
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
By Michael Yudell Friday's release of April's weak jobs data was bad news for American workers in more ways than you might suspect, and bad news, perhaps, for the reelection prospects of President Obama. Only 115000 jobs were added last month, ...

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Christian Science Monitor

Job Gains Trailing Forecasts Add to U.S. Slowdown Concern
American employers in April added the fewest number of jobs in six months and wages stagnated, adding to concern the almost three-year-old economic expansion is cooling. The 115000 increase in payrolls was less than forecast and followed a revised ...
Jobs report shows effects of the incredible shrinking US labor forceWashington Post
US hiring slows sharply with just 115K jobs addedBusinessWeek
Jobs report: The stall has arrivedChristian Science Monitor
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The Guardian

Biden denies slower hiring means 'stagnation,' says Romney tax cuts for rich ...
Washington Post
WASHINGTON €” Vice President Joe Biden says the latest job numbers show an economy still struggling to recover, but not one where hiring suddenly has stalled, which he says just might if Mitt Romney is elected. €œHow is he gonna create jobs?
Biden Attacks Romney on Jobs, Foreign PolicyNational Journal
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Under New JOBS Act, More IPO Prospects Consider Filing Confidentially
That's because under the recently passed JOBS Act, SolarCity didn't have to publicly share anything about its financial performance when it filed. This is unlike LinkedIn and Pandora, which had to publicly release three years of data in filings that ...

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Study: Sonoma County at bottom when it comes to job growth
Chicago Tribune
Could Sonoma County really be the 10th worst place for job growth in the entire United States? Worse than Flint, Mich., which has been devastated by auto industry cuts? Worse than Sacramento, where budget cuts have wiped out thousands of government ...

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Flat US Jobs Report Sinks Stocks
Wall Street Journal
By Chris Dieterich Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--A flat reading from the US jobs market sank stocks and plunged the Nasdaq to its biggest single-session drop since November. Stocks shot lower at the open and remained pinned down for the ...
Jobs report leaves investors flatCNN
S&P 500 Caps Worst Week in 2012 Amid Disappointing Jobs ReportSan Francisco Chronicle
US STOCKS-Wall St slides 1 percent after jobs reportReuters
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Albert Lea Tribune

Minnesotans deserve an answer on jobs
Albert Lea Tribune
My concern, however, is that this big project is detracting from what this legislative session really should be about: jobs. At the beginning of the session in January, the Republicans in charge of the Legislature declared they would be intensely ...
Monday's the date for real jobs

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