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Trump claims Ivanka has created 14 million jobs since he became president — more than double the 6 million added by the US economy in that time

“He said his daughter had created 14 million jobs since he took office in January 2017, far exceeding her goal of 500,000” writes Tom Porter for businessinsider.com. “She’s now created 14 million jobs,” he continued, adding: “Fourteen million from 500,000.US President Donald Trump has credited his daughter Ivanka alone with creating 14 million jobs in the US during his presidency, even though official estimates indicate the country has gained only 6 million jobs in that time.US government estimates, however, put the total number of jobs added to the US economy…

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UK jobs fall by most in over four years as election nears

“LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s employers cut the most jobs in over four years between July and September, according to official data which highlighted how the labor market is slowing, just as an election nears” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Excluding bonuses, which smooths out some volatility, pay growth also rose by 3.6%, again weaker than all forecasts.But there were other signs in Tuesday’s data – falling employment, weaker wage growth and reduced vacancies – that added to other signs that the labor market is turning weaker. Source: 95kqds.com

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Women who work these 6 jobs are more likely to suffer from heart problems

“Researchers found the spikes in poor heart health even when adjusting for age, marital status, education, and race” reports fastcompany.com. Meanwhile, some job roles showed particularly improved cardiovascular health compared to women in other occupations: The study examined cardiovascular health among the top 20 most common jobs.A study of 65,000 post-menopausal women found that women in some jobs have much higher chances of significant heart problems: These are surprising results, as many of these jobs are physically active roles, most in caretaking positions. Source: fastcompany.com

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These are the top-rated companies with the best benefits for veterans

“Online job engine Indeed analyzed over 200 million employee reviews on its site to find the top-rated companies that provide the best jobs and benefits for veterans” writes Jennifer Liu for cnbc.com. Rounding out the top three, global defense contractor Northrop Grumman says 20% of its workforce is veterans. Here are the top companies that promote veteran careers through jobs, pay, benefits and opportunity. Source: cnbc.com

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Trump to meet with vaping industry as administration weighs flavored e-cigarette ban

“President Trump said that he will meet with vaping industry representatives, as well as medical professionals and state leaders, to discuss the vaping “dilemma.”” reports washingtonexaminer.com. “Children’s health & safety, together with jobs, will be a focus!”. Trump has promised a on e-cigarette vaping flavors in an effort to deter teens from getting hooked on nicotine, but the administration has yet to release guidance about implementing the ban. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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Rouhani inaugurates several development projects in southeastern province

“TEHRAN- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated several development projects in the southeastern province of Kerman on Monday, IRNA reported” reports tehrantimes.com. After inaugurating a number of development projects in the central province of Yazd on Sunday, the president arrived in Kerman for putting some development projects into operation in this province.The project worth €120 million creates direct jobs for 250 persons and indirect jobs for 2,500 people. The other inaugurated project in Baft was the second phase of the steel plant of the county which is valued €250 million, creating…

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Trump’s tariffs, Brexit could spur healthier global growth

“The global economy is in a funk and Western policy makers are at sixes and sevens about what to do” writes Peter Morici for marketwatch.com. Once better clarity emerges, however, these policies could well set the global economy on a new, more productive path.Consequently, lost earnings from intellectual property and overly rapid displacement of manufacturing jobs slowed growth in North America and Europe and disrupted rust-belt communities.That’s a disruptive process for now but longer-term should allocate global capital more efficiently—better reflecting legitimate patterns of comparative advantage—than those dictated by Chinese…

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Ford’s $1 billion investment in Avon Lake, Brook Park plants could boost Greater Cleveland economy

“For every 100 jobs created in light-truck and utility vehicle manufacturing, 925 additional jobs could be created, Duritsky said” writes The Plain Dealer for cleveland.com. Bill Samples, president of UAW Local 2000 at the Avon Lake plant, has said that the union fought for investments “for the opportunity for lifelong jobs” for members and to help the local economy.After the announcement, Avon Lake Mayor Greg Zilka said Ford told him the investment would lead to 1,500 new jobs at the plant, which primarily assembles commercial trucks. Source: cleveland.com

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