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Justices defend Muslim girl in employment dispute

Supreme Court justices who have been sympathetic to religious beliefs and customs sharply questioned a lawyer for Abercrombie & Fitch Wednesday over the clothier’s refusal to hire a headscarf-wearing Muslim

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Weekly jobless claims tumble

Americans are finding jobs, the government says, reporting a big drop in unemployment claims last week. The total was 283,000 — an initial, seasonally adjusted count subject to revision later

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Businesses added 213,000 jobs in January

The labor market cooled off a bit to begin 2015, payroll processor ADP said Wednesday, as businesses added a still-solid 213,000 jobs in January. Economists estimated the report would show

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Jobs report arrives amid 2-day stock boom

An already hectic, wild week for investors gets potentially more hairy today when the government releases figures on how many jobs were created last month. Heading into “Jobs Friday,” Wall

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Layoffs hit icons Coke and McDonald’s

Reality is hitting hard this week — in the form of pink slips — at two of America’s most iconic

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Jobless claims fall, suggests strong hiring

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that employers expect ongoing economic growth and the need to

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Businesses added 241,000 jobs in December

The labor market ended 2014 on a strong note, payroll processor ADP said Wednesday, as businesses added 241,000 jobs in

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Services firms’ growth slows

U.S. services firms expanded at a solid but much slower pace in December compared with the previous month, a sign

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