US added strong 200K jobs in January; pay up most in 8 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 200,000 jobs in January, and wages rose at the fastest pace in more than eight years, evidence of a consistently healthy job market. The pay gains suggest that employers are increasingly competing for a limited pool of workers. Raises stemming from Republican tax cuts and minimum wage […]

Some Walmart employees get raises, others to lose their jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — For some Walmart employees, the day brought news of a pay raise. Others learned they were out of a job. Walmart said Thursday that it is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers and handing out bonuses. The announcement came as the company also confirmed it is closing dozens of Sam’s […]

US adds 235K jobs, unemployment rate falls to 4.7 pct. 

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and wages rose at a healthy clip, a sign the economy remains on solid footing after nearly eight years of recovery. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to a low 4.7 percent from 4.8 percent. […]

President Trump Making American Job Growth Greater Again

Washington, DC, February 8 – President Donald Trump announced from The White that “The past 8 years have taken a toll on America’s job force. But now, we have already begun bringing OUR jobs back to OUR country. Today we are excited to announce that Intel has pledged to make a $7 billion investment in Arizona, […]

Sheriff Henderson’s Office Participates in Job Fair, Seeks Employees

Conroe, February 3 – Sheriff Rand Henderson’s Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) participate in a Job Fair at the Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe. The Great Conroe-Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored the job fair. MCSO seeks applications for Detention Officer, Telecommunicators, Clerks, and Maintenance Personnel. Sheriff Henderson seeks individuals who embody the […]