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  • The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase.
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  • The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 311,000, the lowest since late November and a hopeful sign hiring could pick up.
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  • U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Friday's government report sent a reassuring signal that the economy withstood a harsh winter that had slowed growth.
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economy, employment, business
  • The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000. Despite the increase, the number remains close to pre-recession levels and points to stable hiring.
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economy, employment, business
  • new pistachio plant in Firebaugh
  • A new pistachio plant will provide jobs in a part of the valley which has been severely impacted by the drought.
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ag report, economy, employment, ag watch, dale yurong
  • Job Fair Trends
  • Thousands of people in search of work went to the job fair at the Fresno fairgrounds.
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economy, employment, business, amanda venegas
  • The Marketplace at El Pasaeo
  • More stores are opening their doors at The Marketplace at El Pasaeo shopping center in Northwest Fresno.
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economy, employment, fresno northwest, fresno, fresno county, business, amanda venegas
  • The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 5,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 320,000, which is close to pre-recession levels and suggests a stable job market.
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employment, economy, business
  • Exporting Business
  • Several small businesses are learning how to increase their profits by selling outside the United States.
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merced, merced county, economy, employment, business, sara sandrik
  • 140310_KFSN_4PM_ElPaseoGrandOpening
  • The official grand opening for Marketplace at El Paseo in Northwest Fresno took place on Monday morning.
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employment, fresno, fresno northwest, fresno county, business, gaby rodriguez
  • The new Target store at the Marketplace at El Paseo in Northwest Fresno held its grand opening on Sunday.
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employment, fresno, fresno northwest, fresno county, business
  • 140307_KFSN_5PM_StemProgramAndGirls
  • Nearly 200 girls from Valley high schools gathered to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
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employment, clovis, fresno county, central valley, education, linda mumma
  • The numbers show the Central Valley's unemployment remains much higher than the rest of the state and nation.
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economy, employment, business, gene haagenson
  • U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.
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economy, employment, business
  • MarketPlace Shopping Center
  • A new shopping center in Northwest Fresno is bringing much needed jobs to the area.
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economy, employment, fresno northwest, fresno, fresno county, business, mariana jacob
  • FILE: An employee at Home Depot
  • Home Depot says it will hire more than 80-thousand seasonal workers as spring approaches and the housing market improves.
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employment, business
  • Hiring was surprisingly weak in January for the second straight month, likely renewing concern that the U.S. economy might be slowing after a strong finish last year.
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employment, economy, business
  • Extended unemployment benefit cuts in effect
  • The Federal unemployment benefits averaging $300.00 a week were cut to more than one million Americans.
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  • Fresno to hire more employees to make it easier on developers
  • Council Member Lee Brand said employees are needed to help speed things up at City Hall.
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fresno, fresno county, employment, local, gene haagenson
  • The highly anticipated In-N-Out restaurant in Hanford will soon be hiring for the location.
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employment, kings county, hanford, economy, business
  • The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 340,000, a sign that employers are laying off very few workers.
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economy, employment, business
  • Valley retail stores hire for the holiday rush
  • Forty percent of retailers plan to hire more employees for the holidays.
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fresno, employment, good news, central valley, business, dale yurong
  • The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped by 66,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 374,000. But the spike was largely because California processed a huge backlog of claims and the partial government shutdown prompted some contractors to cut jobs.
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employment, economy, business
  • Valley Works: The Big Fresno Fair Jobs
  • From the people who take tickets to those who set up displays more than 800 people landed a job at The Big Fresno Fair.
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big fresno fair, employment, business
  • Government Shutdown South Valley
  • Anger over the government shutdown is beginning to boil over in one South Valley community.
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government shutdown, three rivers, south valley, lemon cove, economy, employment, politics, jessica peres
  • The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose just 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 308,000, hovering near six-year lows. Companies are still cutting very few jobs, however the decline in layoffs has not been accompanied by a pickup in hiring.
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employment, economy, business
  • Valley Works: Target employment opportunities
  • Retail continues to be one of the fastest growing sectors in our economy, adding 393,000 jobs in the past twelve months. But many complain that the jobs are low-paying and offer little in the way of advancement.
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employment, business
  • California's unemployment rate increased to 8.9 percent in August, the second consecutive monthly increase.
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economy, employment, business
  • Valley Works: Covered California
  • In just a few weeks the state will roll out its health benefit exchange program allowing individuals and businesses to shop around and enroll in health plans offered through Covered California.
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fresno, fresno county, employment, business
  • CHP is looking for a few good women
  • The Highway Patrol is ramping up recruitment efforts and they want new female officers to join their ranks.
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california highway patrol, employment, local, amanda venegas
  • RICK
  • A Valley-based aviation company is expanding and looking to hire.
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clovis, fresno county, employment, economy, business, rick montanez
  • The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits remained near the lowest level in more than five years last week, a sign that companies are cutting few jobs.
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economy, employment, business
  • Dozens of people came out to Southwest Fresno in hopes of a spooky new job.
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employment, economy, business
  • Valley Works: Learn-2-Earn initiative
  • The lack of an educated workforce has been tied to the Valley's high unemployment rate.
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fresno, employment, business
  • Hundreds line up to work at the Big Fresno Fair
  • Applicants showed up as early as Wednesday night for the job fair on Thursday.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno southeast, big fresno fair, employment, business, rick montanez
  • New life coming to Fresnos troubled Fulton Mall
  • The city of Fresno plans to announce a new owner for the 90 year old former JC Penney's building.
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fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, economy, employment, business, gene haagenson
  • Keller Ford dealership changes Hanfords auto industry
  • A new Ford dealership brings a new chapter for the auto industry in Hanford. Opening day is just a couple weeks away.
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hanford, kings county, economy, employment, business, jessica peres
  • A South Valley recruiting company is holding a large job fair this week.
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visalia, tulare county, employment, business
  • Covered California, Employment Development Department, Affordable Health Care for America Act, jobs, employment,
  • The state wants to hire 500 Central Valley residents to staff a huge service center.
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employment, economy, health care, business, stephanie stone
  • U.S. employers added 162,000 jobs in July, a modest increase and the fewest since March. Still, the unemployment rate fell to a 4½-year low of 7.4 percent, a hopeful sign in an otherwise lackluster report.
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economy, employment, business
  • The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell 19,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000, the fewest since January 2008. The decline shows the job market continues to strengthen.
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economy, employment, business
  • The project is anchored by a Walmart Super Center at Herndon and Clovis avenues.
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clovis, fresno county, employment, economy, business, linda mumma
  • Amazon is hiring an additional 5,000 people to work at fulfillment centers across the country.
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employment, tracy, merced county, merced, business, sara sandrik
  • Bank of America announced it was closing its call center almost a year ago, giving its employees ample notice that they would soon be without a job.
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fresno, fresno county, employment, business
  • The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 7,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 343,000.
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employment, economy, business
  • There is encouraging news on the valley job-front.
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central valley, employment, bizarre, rick montanez
  • There is encouraging news on the valley job-front.
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  • Walmart is hiring staff for its new Neighborhood Market. The store will be located at the old Albertson's at Fowler and Shaw.
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employment, clovis, fresno county, business
  • California's unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent in May, marking the first time in nearly five years the jobless rate has dipped below 9 percent.
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economy, employment, business
  • Hanford shoppers were out at a brand new thrift store on Friday.
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hanford, employment, economy, kings county, lemoore, local