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$15 minimum wage becomes part of 2020 presidential landscape

From liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to moderates Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper, nearly the entire 2020 Democratic presidential field agrees that the federal minimum wage should be more than doubled, to $15 an hour.

E-cigarette company to bring 500 jobs to South Carolina

A major e-cigarette manufacturer has announced plans to expand operations to South Carolina.
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US adds robust 263K jobs; unemployment at 49-year low: 3.6%

U.S. employers added a robust 263,000 jobs in April, suggesting that businesses have shrugged off earlier concerns that the economy might slow this year and anticipate strong customer demand.

Publix to host hiring events for new Carolina Beach store

A new grocery store coming to Pleasure Island is looking to hire for a variety of jobs.

Job post seeking ‘preferably Caucasian’ applicants removed after complaints

A northern Virginia tech staffing company has apologized after an online job posting sought "preferably Caucasian" applicants. Cynet Systems in Sterling, Virginia, removed the post and issued an apology Sunday on Twitter.

Cape Fear to hold construction career event Thursday

Cape Fear Community College will hold its 2nd annual construction career day this Thursday.
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300 new jobs coming to long-shuttered Navassa plant

Hundreds of new jobs are coming to Brunswick County after state and local leaders announced a New Jersey company will set up shop at a long-shuttered factory in Navassa.

‘Swamp Thing’ looking for adult extras for upcoming shoot

They say there are no small parts, only small actors. Whatever your size, the Warner Bros. series "Swamp Thing" shooting in Wilmington is looking for extras for an upcoming shoot.

US adds 20K jobs; unemployment dips to 3.8 pct.

Hiring tumbled in February, with U.S. employers adding just 20,000 jobs, the smallest monthly gain in nearly a year and a half. The slowdown in hiring, though, might have been depressed by harsh winter weather and the partial shutdown of the government.

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