The Labor Department said today that Florida lost 127,000 jobs last month, mostly in hotels, restaurants and in construction, after Hurricane Irma flooded much of the state.
The largest number of layoffs will be in operational areas, but there would be no job cuts at ESPN, the source told Reuters.
According to a survey, Indian IT professionals are likely to see reduced job opportunities in next six months as traditional roles are getting disrupted due to automation and digitisation.
The cabinet gave its approval during a meeting presided by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Cabinet Secretariat Department Special Secretary Upendra Nath Pandey told reporters.
"By the end of next year, we will increase staff from 700 to 1,000, mainly engineers and we will double the size of our offices from 10,000 to 20,000 square metres," Sebastien Missoffe, head of Google France said in an interview.
"This event represents the growing and important strategic energy partnership between the US and India, and I look forward to exploring new opportunities to expand the role of reliable, responsible, and efficient energy sources with our allies," Perry said yesterday.
Monetising the real estate assets as well as fast tracking some of the existing investment plans would generate a lot of employment opportunities in the railways and the ecosystem around it, he said.
According to United Nations unemployment in India will rise to 18 million in 2018 with automation as the major threat
The projects would require one crore professional man days, 3.5 crore skilled labour man days and eight crore semi-skilled labour man days
All ministries and CPSEs will have to provide the list of vacancies available with them to the Labour Ministry so that it can draw up appropriate plan to fill them up.
IndusInd Bank on Monday said it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Bharat Financial to evaluate possibility of a strategic deal between them.
Companies recruited across all profiles, including core engineering, research & development, consulting, analytics and software, IIT-B said in a statement here.
The Monster Employment Index for August stood at 279, a 14 per cent jump over the same period a year ago when it stood at 244. The August index registered a slight improvement from 274 in July.
As the latest such announcement by China added momentum to a push for zero-emissions motoring, Daimler , Volkswagen and PSA Group made disclosures about their electric programmes that could give policymakers some pause.
However, it is not a bad news for everyone, as the report predicts that medium and high skilled jobs will see a rise during the said period. Due to a rise in adoption of automation and artificial intelligence, the number of low skilled workers in India's IT and BPO service sectors could fall from 2.4 million in 2016 to 1.7 million in 2022, it said.
The job cuts would concern central and support functions within Alcatel-Lucent International and Nokia Solutions Networks France, which employ a combined 4,200 people in the country, a Nokia spokeswoman told Reuters in an e-mail.
Dharmendra Pradhan, who took over as the new Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, said his priority would be to create an eco-system of jobs.
The New Jersey-based think-tank -- Parikh Foundation for India's Global Development -- will be focused on the issues, challenges and opportunities of the Indian polity.
"The manner in which people have chosen Uttar Pradesh for investment, their excitement and inclination is being observed... we believe that of the 1 crore unemployed, we will be in a position to provide jobs to 70 lakh in the coming five years... they will be extended opportunities through our programmes," the chief minister said after inaugurating the first 'Rozgar Summit" here.
Ericsson said in July it would accelerate measures to meet a target of doubling its 2016 underlying operating margin of 6 percent and that it aimed to reach an annual cost reduction run rate of at least 10 billion crowns ($1.2 billion) by mid-2018.
Amazon.com has said that it has more than 50,000 job openings across the United States to help fulfill customer orders and earlier this month hosted multiple job fairs to fill them.
"On this happy and auspicious occasion of the Independence Day, I would like to give good news to the unemployed youth. I am happy to announce that besides 27,660 appointments so far we made, measures are being taken to make appointments for another 84,876 jobs shortly," he said.
In the two days since an online petition was put up, it has got support from nearly 1,300 people
"The fact that we are talking of using big data is not just some technical mumbo-jumbo, it is actually creating a cycle of investment and growth for India's small businesses, which will lead to economic growth and jobs," he told reporters at an event organised by CII here.
The job cuts, which comprise roughly ten percent of the group's global workforce, were announced in a first-half results statement.