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Hundreds Of Laid-off Casino Workers Attend Job Fair In Atlantic City

With the closure of possibly five casinos this year, more than 10,000 workers will or have faced layoffs.

09/10/2014

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As Atlantic City Grapples With Its Gaming Issues, The Miss America Pageant Comes To Town

Tourism officials in Atlantic City are hoping for some positive attention and energy as Miss America contestants arrive on the same day the Revel Casino closed.

09/02/2014

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Mood Is Somber In Atlantic City Going Into Labor Day Weekend

The Showboat will close Sunday followed by the Revel on Monday with the Trump Plaza slated to close in mid-September affecting nearly 6,000 workers.

08/29/2014

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Pa. Labor Force Experiences 2nd Largest Decline On Record

The state Department of Labor and Industry reported Friday that June’s labor force dropped by 28,000 to 6.4 million.

07/18/2014

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Job Compass App

JobCompass lets you instantly search for job openings near your current location.

07/17/2014

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Resume Builder Pro App

Resume Maker Pro helps you build (and modify) a strong resume.

07/15/2014

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Interview Prep Questions App

Interview Prep Questions is a flash-card based way to prepare for those uncomfortable queries that pop up so frequently when you’re in the market for a new job.

07/08/2014

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New Jersey Ranked One Of Worst States To Make A Living

The research analyzed things like the cost of living, average salary, employment rate and workplace conditions for all 50 states.

06/10/2014

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In Philadelphia, Number Of Jobs At Highest Level For Month Of March Since 2003

City officials also said the unemployment rate declined to 8% in March 2014 from 8.3% in February, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

04/29/2014

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Pa. Unemployment Rate Lowest Since Nov. 2008

Officials say Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.4% in January.

03/07/2014

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Phila. Group Says End of Unemployment Benefits Will Cause Cascading Job Losses

The Philadelphia Unemployment Project says the region will lose tens of thousands of additional jobs due to the expiration of federal unemployment benefits for those already jobless.

02/25/2014

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Study: Philly Residents Not The Best At Saving Money

Philly, you’re good at a lot of things, but according to a new study saving money may not be one of them.

02/24/2014

Stigall Show Log 1.13.14

Chris continues to cover the aftermath of Chris Christie’s bridge scandal and digs into the case of the “Swiss Cheese Pervert” in Mayfair. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup and James Carville, who will be at the Free Library of Philadelphia tonight.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/13/2014

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Holiday Help For Families Affected By Loss Of Unemployment Benefits

Without action from Congress, action that isn’t expected, Hamilton will join nearly 200,000 people in the Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey who are about to lose special unemployment benefits that will shrink from 63 weeks of coverage to 26.

12/24/2013

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NJ’s Unemployment Rate Experiences Largest Monthly Drop Ever

Preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that unemployment fell .6 percentage points to 7.8 percent in November and that employers added 16,900 jobs.

12/19/2013

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