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Outlook for holiday job market is good

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Hiring is expected to outpace 2013, which was a good year. FedEx and United Parcel Service are both planning large numbers of hires, a sign of the growing importance of e-commerce, and some merchants in San Bernardino are getting ready to fill temporary positions. Christmas is still three months away, …

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National retail stays strong

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U.S. retail sales were up again last week. Year-over-year sales rose 4.1 percent for the week that ended Saturday, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index, which was released Tuesday. Sales were essentially unchanged – up 0.1 percent – compared with …

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Economic development group wants to get more jobs into the Inland Empire.

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The economic development agencies of Riverside and San Bernardino counties join together with the Los Angeles Port Authority and UC Riverside. The first goal is to get more high-paying manufacturing jobs into the region. Move over Inland Empire Economic Partnership? There’s another entity trying to bring jobs to Riverside and …

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State unemployment rate doesn’t move

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California’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.4 percent during August, despite adding 44,200 jobs during the month. About 15.5 million people were employed in the state last month, meaning California has added approximately 1.4 million jobs since February 2010, according to data released Friday by the State Employment Development Department. …

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Inland incomes grew last year

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The Inland economy showed signs of recovery last year, but also signs that the region is still feeling fallout from the recession, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Incomes were up and the two-county region’s poverty rate fell during 2013, but not all of the news …

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Poverty down nationwide

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For the first time since 2006, poverty in the United States has dropped. The country’s poverty rate last year was 14.5 percent, down from 15 percent in 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual report on poverty, which was released Tuesday. Roughly 45.3 million people in the United States …

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