employment employment  /ɛm ˈplɔ ɪ mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being employed or having a job
  2. (n) the occupation for which you are paid
  3. (n) the act of giving someone a job
  4. (n) the act of using

Usage(s):

  1. Today's monthly employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was surprisingly positive.
  2. The financial industry, which gave us the economic crisis, is faring better than most in both employment and pay.

News

  1. Jobless rate continues to go down in San Bernardino County; special Green Mixer will offer employment opportunities on ...

    The employment picture in the Inland Empire and overall in California continues to improve. During May, the jobless rate in San Bernardino County went down to 9.3 percent, according to data released Friday by the California Employment Development Department (EDD).
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Fontana Herald News

  2. Rosmann: Employment vital, especially for farmers

    Employment and economic success are vital to our well-being. People engaged in agriculture, like everybody else, are pleased when success occurs in their chosen vocation but are particularly sensitive to feelings of failure that accompany loss of the farm or layoffs from agricultural occupations.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  3. Employment report: Indiana added 9,000 jobs in May

    The following is a release from Indiana Employment Report for May 2013.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: 22 WSBT South Bend

Quotes

  1. "In 2008, American exports accounted for nearly 7 percent of our total employment, one in three manufacturing jobs, and supported 10.3 million jobs in all," Obama said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  2. "We will closely and regularly monitor the appreciation of the renminbi and will continue to work towards expanded US export opportunities in China that support employment in the United States," he said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Timothy Geithner Source: BBC News

  3. But last week was different, and Bernanke said in no uncertain terms that the Fed's "commitment to both price stability and maximum sustainable employment......will be key factors ensuring that the dollar remains a strong and stable currency."
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Seeking Alpha (blog)

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