Labour / Personnel

U.S. job growth accelerates; layoffs remain elevated

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy created a record 4.8 million jobs in June as more restaurants and bars resumed operations, but layoffs remained elevated … Read more

The heat’s on Corporate America to reveal racial diversity data

BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) – American companies are coming under increasing pressure from investors to publicly disclose information about diversity among employees in the wake of nationwide … Read more

U.S. farmers scramble for help as COVID-19 scuttles immigrant workforce

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The novel coronavirus delayed the arrival of seasonal immigrants who normally help harvest U.S. wheat, leaving farmers to depend on high school … Read more

American Airlines warns it’s overstaffed by about 8,000 flight attendants

(Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) warns it is overstaffed by about 8,000 flight attendants and might reduce its workforce through early retirements and … Read more

U.S. companies not rushing to rehire workers; rising COVID-19 cases threaten recovery

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. private payrolls increased less than expected in June as reopening businesses showed little urgency to rehire workers and employers announced more … Read more

Trump backs work incentives as part of next stimulus bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he supports another coronavirus stimulus bill but wants it to include incentives for Americans to … Read more

New North American trade deal launches under growing threat of disputes

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA (Reuters) – The revamped trade pact between the United States, Canada and Mexico taking effect on Wednesday was meant to create a kind … Read more