Jobs

Cop Banned From All Taxpayer Jobs After Video Showed Him Mace Innocent Teen on Private Property

By Matt Agorist Woodlynne, NJ — As TFTP reported last June, several teenagers were hanging out with friends, on their own property, when officers with the Woodlynne police department walked up to them. Without provocation, Woodlynne police officer Ryan Dubiel randomly pulled out his pepper spray and blasted one of the teens in the face…

Trump's China Trade War Cost Up To 245,000 American Jobs: Study

Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, A new study estimates that President Trump’s trade war with China caused the loss of up to 245,000 American jobs. The study from the US-China Business Council (USCBC) and Oxford Economics said a moderate reduction of tariffs on both sides could lead to an additional 145,000 US jobs and an…

Who’s Hiring And Who’s Firing: 372,000 Waiters And Bartenders Lost Their Jobs In December

By Tyler Durden As we have been warning for quite some time – and again overnight – the (largely irrelevant) December jobs report was a bomb, with nonfarm payrolls tumbling 140k in December, well below consensus and its first decline since April, as a result of the widespread covid lockdowns at the end of 2020….

Railroads Slashed Jobs In Nov To Lowest In Decades… As Stocks Soared To Record Highs

Authored by Wolf Richter via WOLF STREET, Railroads responded to structural challenges by slashing jobs. Did nothing for volume but did everything for their stocks. The North American Class 1 freight railroads – BNSF, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, CSX, Canadian National, Kansas City Southern, and Canadian Pacific – have been shedding employees since 2015, and in…

Automakers Ask U.S. Dept of Transportation to Make It Easier to Deploy Autonomous Vehicles That Will Eliminate Jobs

By B.N. Frank Experts continue to warn that Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) are NOT safe (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). For one thing – they can be hacked from afar with lasers. There have also been numerous reports about Teslas crashing and/or catching fire. Tesla owners have reported other terrifying driving experiences as well (see…

Restaurants Slashed Jobs Last Month

By Jonathan Maze of Restaurant Business The restaurant industry lost 17,400 jobs in November, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Labor released on Friday. It was the first monthly decline in the number of restaurant workers since April, suggesting that a renewed virus and state shutdowns of dine-in service are taking their…

November Payrolls Huge Miss At Just 245K Jobs Added, Unemployment Rate 6.7%

As noted earlier in our preview, consensus expected a return to weakness in the labor market as surging Covid-19 case counts have led to to a return of lockdown measures, which explicitly means less hiring and sure enough moments ago the BLS reported that in November, a paltry 245K jobs were added, a huge miss…

DOJ Sues Facebook For Discriminating Against US Workers, Reserving Jobs For H1-B Workers

The bad blood between president Trump and Facebook spilled over on Thursday afternoon, when the Trump administration sued Facebook, accusing it of illegally reserving high-paying jobs for immigrant workers it was sponsoring for permanent residence, rather than searching for available US residents who could fill the positions. While not directly an attack on Facebook’s Section…

The UK’s Uneven Jobs Recovery

The latest figures from the REC reveal a continued uneven jobs recovery across the UK. The North West as well as Wales and Northern Ireland have shown solid growth in October when compared to the amount of active job postings in March before the pandemic really hit the economy. As Statista’s Martin Armstrong details below, there were almost…

Lockdowns Haven’t Brought Down COVID Mortality, But They Have Killed Millions Of Jobs

Authored by Mitch Nemeth via The Mises Institute, During the early onset of covid-19 in the spring, government officials across the political spectrum widely agreed that government intervention and forced closure of many businesses was necessary to protect public health. This approach has clearly failed in the United States as it led to widespread economic…

Nine Million Jobs At Risk Amid US Travel And Tourism Bust

By Tyler Durden No other US industry has been more severely impacted by the virus pandemic than travel and tourism. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) published a report this week, protecting a “staggering 9.2 million jobs could be lost in the US Travel & Tourism sector in 2020 if barriers to global travel remain…

Another 90,000 Airline Jobs Set To Disappear By Year-End As National Lockdown Looms

By Tyler Durden Despite the bullish news surrounding Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine earlier this week, lifting airline stocks to the stratosphere on hopes of a recovery in the severely beaten down travel and tourism sector, an industry group warned Thursday about the dire situation still facing many airlines. U.S. Global Jets ETF Jumped On Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine…

Another 90,000 Airline Jobs Set To Disappear By Year-End As National Lockdown Looms

Despite the bullish news surrounding Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine earlier this week, lifting airline stocks to the stratosphere, on hopes of a recovery in the severely beaten down travel and tourism sector, an industry group warned Thursday about the dire situation still facing many airlines.  U.S. Global Jets ETF Jumped On Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine News Airline For America’s…

Walmart to Introduce Self-Driving Cars for Grocery Deliveries Despite Accidents, Expert Warnings, and Eliminating Human Jobs

By B.N. Frank A 2019 study determined that the implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) could affect all occupational groups. There have also been countless reports already about humans losing their jobs to robots and AI (see 1, 2). Even though Walmart has decided to eliminate their store robot employees – they seem intent on replacing…

Bureau of Labor Releases Top 20 Most Dangerous Jobs — Cops Aren’t on the List

By Matt Agorist Every single day, we are constantly reminded via politicians, television, and the mainstream media in general of just how brave those “boys in blue” are to work in such “dangerous” conditions. The thin blue line, we’re told, is akin to storming the beaches at Normandy. But do these claims of mass danger…