Employment

The FINANCIAL -- Amazon on October 12 announced it is creating more than 120,000 positions this season across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites. Last year, thousands of holiday positions were transitioned to regular, full-time roles after the holidays and the company expects to continue that trend this ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.1% in July 2017, stable compared to June 2017 and down from 10.0% in July ...

The FINANCIAL -- The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.9% in the second quarter of 2017, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.7% in the second quarter of 2016, ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.1% in August 2017, stable compared to July 2017 and down from 9.9% in August ...

The FINANCIAL -- UPS announced on September 20 that it expects to hire about 95,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated increase in package volume that will begin in November and continue ...