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The United States creates 390,000 jobs in May and shows that the economy is still at cruising speed

Numbers: The United States added 390,000 stronger-than-expected new jobs in May, signaling that the job market and the economy in general are still strong despite some fraying around the edges. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had forecast a smaller increase of 328,000 new jobs after reports leading to the government jobs survey hinted …

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Ford plans to create 6,200 jobs in Ohio, Michigan and Missouri

LAKE AVON, Ohio — Ford will add 6,200 jobs at plants in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion engine models. The company says it will invest $3.7 billion in the tri-states by 2026. It will also convert about 3,000 temporary workers to full-time …

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(Mostly) Help Wanted: Divergent labor market improves prospects for some workers and puts others on notice

A Help Wanted sign is displayed in the window of a Brooklyn, New York business. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Cracks form in the American job market as some companies seek to curb hiring while others are desperate for employees. Microsoft, Twitter, Wayfair, Instantaneous and Facebook-parent Meta recently announced its intention to be more cautious …

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