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  • See the latest job postings for ABC7 in Los Angeles. Positions typically available include freelance work, full-time work and Internships.
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jobs, economy, about abc7
  • The cover of a report the Los Angeles 2020 Commission released on the economic state of the city on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
  • A new economic report released by the Los Angeles 2020 Commission proposes solutions to the city's declining economy.
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economy, jobs, los angeles news, carlos granda
  • UCLA Anderson Forecast economists Jerry Nickelsburg and from left, Edward Leamer and David Shulman predict employment growth in the U.S. and California at the UCLA Anderson Forecast Economic Outlook.
  • A historic drought should not impede state economic growth which is expected to rise through 2016, a UCLA study says.
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economy, jobs, ucla, california news
  • Fast food workers and supporters rallied outside restaurants, demanding a higher hourly wage on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
  • Fast food workers in Los Angeles and across the nation are protesting Thursday to raise their pay to $15 an hour.
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protest, jobs, national news, darsha philips
  • Fast food workers and supporters rallied outside restaurants, demanding a higher hourly wage on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
  • Fast food workers in Los Angeles and across the nation are protesting Thursday to raise their pay to $15 an hour.
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protest, jobs, vod
  • Manuel Avitia, who works for the IRS in Glendale, speaks to Eyewitness News on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
  • Furloughed federal workers are glad to be back at work, but many are concerned the fix is only temporary.
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jobs, los angeles news, john gregory
  • Thousands of Los Angeles County union workers walked off the job to demand higher wages on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
  • Thousands of L.A. County workers walked off the job to demand higher wages after nearly five years without an increase.
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protest, downtown, jobs, los angeles news, darsha philips
  • A soldier at the Edwards Air Force Base salutes in this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
  • Many contract workers at Edwards Air Force Base went home with furlough letters amid the government shutdown.
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jobs, vod
  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • California's jobless rate rose for the second month in a row in August, even as the state added more than 29,000 jobs.
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jobs, unemployment, economy, california news
  • People are seen working in this undated file photo.
  • For young people looking for work, jobs are few and far between. And the situation does not appear to be getting any better.
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economy, jobs, unemployment, los angeles news, rob hayes
  • People are seen working in this undated file photo.
  • For young people looking for work, jobs are few and far between. And the situation does not appear to be getting any better.
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jobs, economy, unemployment, eyewitness news
  • The California unemployment rate rose to 8.7 percent in July, the first increase since the spring of 2011.
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unemployment, jobs, economy, california news
  • A land-use plan for the redevelopment of the Jordan Downs housing development in Watts is seen.
  • An ambitious plan to remake the Jordan Downs housing development in Watts has been approved.
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housing market, jobs, eyewitness news
  • See the latest job postings for ABC7 in Los Angeles. Positions typically available include freelance work, full-time work and Internships.
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jobs, economy, abc7 tools
  • The Amazon website appears in this undated file photo.
  • There's good news for those looking for jobs. Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. has 7,000 positions in 13 states to fill.
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san bernardino county, jobs, business
  • Detroit has become the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy, as the emergency manager filed for Chapter 9 protection.
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jobs, economy, business
  • Job-seekers are seen at the El Monte Community Center where a job fair was held on Friday, June 21, 2013.
  • California's unemployment rate for May was 8.6 percent, the lowest level since November 2008, state officials said.
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jobs, unemployment, economy, california news
  • Job-seekers are seen at the El Monte Community Center where a job fair was held on Friday, June 21, 2013.
  • California's unemployment rate for May was 8.6 percent, the lowest level since November 2008, state officials said.
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jobs, unemployment, economy, eyewitness news
  • The state unemployment rate has sharply dropped to 9 percent, the states lowest since November 2008.
  • The state unemployment rate has sharply dropped to 9 percent, the state's lowest since November 2008.
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jobs, unemployment, economy, california news, nannette miranda
  • The state unemployment rate has sharply dropped to 9 percent, the states lowest since November 2008.
  • The state unemployment rate has sharply dropped to 9 percent, the state's lowest since November 2008.
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jobs, unemployment, economy, eyewitness news
  • A Wal-Mart store is seen in this undated file photo.
  • California lawmakers are the first in the country to try to close a loophole in the new Affordable Care Act.
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health care, health insurance, unemployment, jobs, california news, nannette miranda
  • A Wal-Mart store is seen in this undated file photo.
  • California lawmakers are the first in the country to try to close a loophole in the new Affordable Care Act.
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health insurance, health care, unemployment, jobs, eyewitness news
  • Veterans gathered at a job opportunities event hosted by Hero 2 Hired and Working Wardrobes in Costa Mesa on Friday, April 12, 2013.
  • Two organizations teamed up in Costa Mesa on Friday in an effort to help veterans find job opportunities.
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u.s. military, jobs, orange county news, jovana lara
  • Veterans gathered at a job opportunities event hosted by Hero 2 Hired and Working Wardrobes in Costa Mesa on Friday, April 12, 2013.
  • Two organizations teamed up in Costa Mesa in an effort to help veterans find job opportunities.
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jobs, u.s. military, eyewitness news
  • The state unemployment rate fell to 9.6 percent in February, the state's lowest since December 2008.
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jobs, unemployment, economy, california news
  • Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy (center) is seen speaking with a student in a classroom in this undated file photo.
  • A last-minute move saved hundreds of Los Angeles Unified School District employees from getting pink slips.
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jobs, lausd, los angeles news
  • A crew works at a construction site in Lancaster in this January 2013 photo.
  • After being hit hard by the recession, Lancaster is now experiencing a building boom, which means new jobs.
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antelope valley, construction, economy, jobs, eyewitness news
  • Local activists are helping keep young people on the job and off the street with a unique training program in Watts.
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jobs, los angeles news, rob hayes
  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • California has the nation's third highest unemployment rate at 9.8 percent, and it remained unchanged in December.
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jobs, economy, unemployment, business
  • Desert Storm veteran John Hites, 54, says for years he has been in and out of work.
  • Walmart announced that it plans to hire more than 100,000 veterans over the next five years starting on Memorial Day.
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jobs, business, leo stallworth
  • Desert Storm veteran John Hites, 54, says for years he has been in and out of work.
  • Walmart announced that it plans to hire more than 100,000 veterans over the next five years starting Memorial Day.
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jobs, business
  • A screen shot of the Task Rabbit website.
  • How would you like a job where you set how much you'll get paid? A new website called Task Rabbit puts you in control.
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jobs, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • A screen shot of the Task Rabbit website.
  • How would you like a job where you set how much you'll get paid? A new website called Task Rabbit puts you in control.
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jobs, save money / consumer news
  • File photo.
  • Some of the newest trends in the workplace could forever change the way employees clock in and out.
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jobs, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • California's unemployment rate dropped below 10 percent in November, the lowest it's been in almost four years.
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california, economy, jobs, unemployment, business
  • Riverside County held a job fair in Indio for construction jobs in Canada, which is short on workers for its housing boom, on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012,
  • Riverside County held a job fair in Indio for construction jobs in Canada, which is short on workers for its housing boom.
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jobs, housing market, eyewitness news
  • A Kaiser Permanente sign is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Kaiser Permanente, one of the nation's largest HMOs, has laid off more than 500 Southern California employees.
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jobs, california news
  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • California's unemployment rate continues to fall, falling to 10.1 in October. It's down from 10.2 percent a month earlier.
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economy, jobs, unemployment, business
  • The California Highway Patrol will accept employment applications at CHPCareers.com from January 3-5, 2013.
  • The California Highway Patrol announced Thursday it will accept applications for three days in January.
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california highway patrol, jobs, california news
  • People are seen at the Verdugo Jobs Center in Glendale in this undated file photo.
  • There is a reason for cautious optimism as California's employment figures have improved to 10.2 percent.
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economy, jobs, california news, robert holguin
  • People are seen at the Verdugo Jobs Center in Glendale in this undated file photo.
  • There is a reason for cautious optimism as California's employment figures have improved to 10.2 percent.
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economy, jobs, eyewitness news
  • A potential recruit goes through an obstacle course at the Orange County Sheriffs Regional Training Academy in Tustin in October 2012.
  • The Orange County Sheriff's Department has job openings. But first, potential recruits have to overcome a few obstacles.
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jobs, orange county news, eileen frere
  • A potential recruit goes through an obstacle course at the Orange County Sheriffs Regional Training Academy in Tustin in October 2012.
  • The Orange County Sheriff's Department has job openings. But first, potential recruits have to overcome a few obstacles.
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jobs, eyewitness news
  • Comcast is closing three customer call centers in California and moving 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and Colorado.
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jobs, economy, business
  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • California's unemployment rate fell slightly in August to 10.6 percent, down from 10.7 percent.
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jobs, california news
  • Christopher Boyd, 44, said he left New York a couple of years ago hoping to be closer to his daughter in Los Angeles.
  • A man who came West to be with family and find work has become homeless. That doesn't stop him from handing out his resume.
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jobs, unemployment, downtown, los angeles news, leo stallworth
  • Christopher Boyd, 44, said he left New York a couple of years ago hoping to be closer to his daughter in Los Angeles.
  • A man who came West to be with family and find work has become homeless. That doesn't stop him from handing out his resume.
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jobs, unemployment, downtown, eyewitness news
  • An applicant speaks with Target workers at a job fair in West Los Angeles on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012.
  • With construction on Target's new downtown L.A. location in full swing, the retailer is set to do some serious hiring.
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jobs, west los angeles, downtown, los angeles news, darsha philips
  • An applicant speaks with Target workers at a job fair in West Los Angeles on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012.
  • With construction on Target's new downtown L.A. location in full swing, the retailer is set to do some serious hiring.
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west los angeles, jobs, downtown, eyewitness news
  • Customers check out in line at a Target store in this undated file photo.
  • With construction on Target's new downtown L.A. location in full swing, the retailer is set to do some serious hiring.
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west los angeles, jobs, downtown, eyewitness news