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Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn in $26 Billion Deal (June 13, 2016): Microsoft is acquiring LinkedIn in a deal valued at $26.2 billion.

Economy Added 151,000 Jobs in January 2016 (February 5, 2016): The economy added 151,000 jobs in January 2016. Concerns about a global recession are rising.

Positive Jobs Report Could Lead to Rate Hike (November 7, 2015): The October 2015 jobs report was the biggest of the year with 271,000 jobs added.

Economy Added 173,000 Jobs in August 2015 (September 4, 2015): The economy added 173,000 jobs in August 2015 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Chipotle Plans to Hire 4,000 People With First National Career Day (September 1, 2015): Chipotle is holding a National Career Day on September 9th with plans to hire 4,000 people.

U.S. Economy Added 280,000 Jobs in May (June 5, 2015): The U.S. Economy added 280,000 jobs in May 2015. The unemployment climbed up to 5.5%

U.S. Economy Adds 126,000 Jobs in March (April 3, 2015): The U.S. economy added just 126,000 jobs in March. It had been doing better in prior months.

Economy Added 295,000 Jobs in February (March 6, 2015): The economy added 295,000 jobs in February with gains in many categories.

Economy Added 257,000 Jobs in January (February 6, 2015): The economy added 257,000 nonfarm jobs in January. The economy has added 336,000 jobs per month on average over the past 3 months.

Glassdoor Raises $70 Million in Financing Led by Google Capital (January 6, 2015): The Glassdoor job site has raised $70 million in a financing round.

Economy Added 321,000 Jobs in November (December 5, 2014): The U.S. economy added 321,000 jobs in November. Professional and business services had the strongest growth.

Seattle to Raise Minimum Wage to $15/Hour (June 4, 2014): Seattle will raise its minimum wage to $15/hour starting in 2015

Vermont Raises Minimum Wage to $10.50 (May 13, 2014): Vermont has raised the minimum wage to $10.50. It was previously $8.73.

U.S. Economy Added 288,000 Jobs in May, 2014 (May 2, 2014): The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in May, 2014.

Economy Adds 192,000 Jobs in March (April 4, 2014): The U.S. economy added 192,000 jobs in March. The unemployment rate remained steady at 6.7%.