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Oil Companies Look To Fill Employment Gap With More Women

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:30pm

Less than 20 percent of oil-sector workers are female. That's a problem for an industry that needs legions of new workers to replace retirees. So firms are looking to draw more women into the field.

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Would More Trade Help The Job Market Run Faster Or Trip It Up?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 2:33pm

Friday's jobs report showed tepid wage growth in April. Hours after its release, President Obama gave a speech arguing that a new trade deal would strengthen the labor market. Opponents disagree.

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Would Lower Shoe Tariffs Actually Encourage American Jobs?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 1:52pm

Nike says lower tariffs in a proposed Asia-Pacific trade deal would allow it to support thousands of domestic jobs. But the potential relief is a fraction of current footwear tariffs.

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Promises, Promises: Is Big Food Marketing Less Junk To Kids On TV?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:58pm

Back in 2006, food-industry giants pledged to market only "better-for-you" foods to children. A new study concludes they kept to the letter of that pledge, but not the spirit.

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