Crypto Employment Abounds With More Than 8,000 Jobs in 2020

Crypto Employment Abounds With More Than 8,000 Jobs in 2020

During the last year, the cryptoconomy has picked up pace after a drawn out crypto winter. When market prices were low and startups were short on capital, a bunch of firms laid off employees in 2018. A year later, and digital currency companies are hiring. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in … Read more…

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Manufacturing jobs ‘tough to fill,’ weak spot in employment picture

In a year that featured otherwise solid job growth, manufacturing stood out as one sector that lagged behind. It’s not that the jobs aren’t there: There were still 477,000 open positions as of October, down less than 5% from the year-ago level, according to the Labor Department’s most recent data. Instead, it’s more a case … Read more…

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California’s new employment law is starting to crush freelancers

Uber and Lyft drivers protest during a day-long strike outside Uber’s office in Saugus, Massachusetts, May 8, 2019. Brian Snyder | Reuters Jeremiah LaBrash, 36, works as a tech programmer for a telecom by day and as a freelance cartoonist for media companies on his time off. Sometimes he brings in half of his annual … Read more…