U.S. employers see signs of labor market slowdown

June 30 (Reuters) – People entered Paul Centenari’s cardboard box factory outside Baltimore asking for jobs, something he hasn’t seen in more than a year. “We hadn’t seen this a month ago,” said Centenari, chief executive of Atlas Container Corp. He said just six months ago, Atlas turned to a social services group that places … Read more

Analysis: Russians feel little economic hardship now, long-term outlook darkens

Government support eases sanctions pressure for now Minister sees ‘demand crisis’ as spending plunges Military campaign in Ukraine requires ‘enormous resources’ Economists see bleak long-term outlook for Russian economy LONDON, May 30 (Reuters) – As hair salon chain owner Oleg Kechin predicts Russia will be plunged into its deepest economic crisis in a generation that … Read more

US labor market is hot, but falling profits cast a shadow over the economy

People line up outside a newly reopened career center for in-person appointments in Louisville, U.S., April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Amira Karaoud/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Weekly jobless claims fall from 8,000 to 210,000 Continuing claims rise by 31,000 to 1.346 million First quarter GDP decline revised to 1.5% from 1.4% … Read more

US job market in spotlight as weekly jobless claims hit 4-month high

Signage for a job fair is seen on 5th Avenue after the release of the jobs report in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 3, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Weekly jobless claims increase from 21,000 to 218,000 Continuing claims drop 25,000 to 1.317 million Mid-Atlantic factory activity slows … Read more

The ‘big quit’ sees more companies offering equity to their staff

25% of North American companies will offer equity awards Over 40% of companies tracked worker locations amid COVID-19 Some companies will adjust the salary of those who work remotely April 27 (Reuters) – Companies in North America and Europe plan to give more employees equity stakes in their companies to help retain talent amid a … Read more