Last week the Labor Department announced that the U.S. unemployment rate crept up to 4 percent in June, but for promising reasons, as hundreds of thousands more Americans sought work. In fact, for the first time in recorded history, the number of job openings is now greater than the number of people...
A surprisingly strong jobs report last week had workers, economists and labor attorneys cheering at the promising trend in employment figures.  Yet as the U.S. job market improves, its basic character is also changing, creating new winners and losers. Warehouses and trucking companies are employ...