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Report predicts job growth for California

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Employment in California should grow 1.1 percent this year, followed by .9 percent growth in each of the next two years, according to a report released Wednesday. Payrolls statewide are expected to grow at about the same rate during that time, while personal income should increase two percent this year …

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2017 should be a good year for holiday hiring

Target and Macy’s have announced they will hire 180,000 seasonal workers combined, and other major retailers are expected to follow suit between now and Christmas. In the Inland Empire, retail-oriented distribution and fulfillment centers should do their share of hiring. Despite store closures, price cuts and consolidation within much of …

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Report: Hispanics now the majority in IE

Hispanics now make up a majority of the Inland Empire’s population, a federal agency has reported. Fifty point five percent of the population in Riverside and San Bernardino counties is now Hispanic, according to the U.S  Census Bureau’s 2016 American Community Survey, which was released last week. By county, the …

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IE adds jobs

U.S. add jobs, unemployment rate stays flat

The Inland Empire added 6,800 non-agricultural jobs in August, according to data released Friday. Construction jobs were up 1,200, education and heath care added 800 jobs and the financial sector added 500 positions, the state employment development department reported. Leisure and hospitality dropped 1,100 jobs during the month, the largest …

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IE manufacturing keeps growing

Inland Empire Makes News in Manufacturing.001

Manufacturing in the Inland Empire continued to grow during August. The region’s purchasing managers index was 61 last month, up from 58.3 in July, according to data released Tuesday by the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at Cal State San Bernardino. That was the eighth consecutive month the …

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Study says climate regulations have helped Inland Empire economy

UC Berkeley report says Sacramento’s efforts to slow down climate change have created thousands of jobs and pumped millions of dollars into the state’s economy. Critics are skeptical, particularly regarding the full impact of cap-and-trade. Conventional wisdom, at least among some economists, holds that climate-change regulations like the ones California …

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