| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:32 AM
American companies announced the fewest planned layoffs in 14 years in September while initial unemployment claims dropped last week to near a post-recession low, two positive labor market signs ahead of Friday's jobs report.
With the slowdown in job...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:43 PM
When it comes to cutting carbon, what's old, it seems, is new again.
Exelon Corp. executives are using terms like "cap and trade" and "carbon tax" in describing how they think Illinois should lower its carbon footprint in anticipation of the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 9:31 AM
In an attempt to sow seeds of skepticism among Democrats about Charlie Crist’s bona fides as a Democrat, the Republican Party of Florida is sending out blunt mailers to South Florida Democrats.
The mailers attempt to undermine Crist on one of...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Layoffs hit the Orange County Register on Tuesday after owner Freedom Communications ceased publication of its Los Angeles daily five months after it debuted.
The number of layoffs wasn’t immediately clear, but it appeared to be a mix of both...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Ask just about anyone near retirement age if they think they will have plenty of money to last through retirement and you're likely to see their insecurity.
A new study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College shows they aren't being...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The Palm Beach County Commission has a chance to plan the future of the county's last major undeveloped region. Today, the commission should take that chance.
Before the commission is Minto West, the controversial project proposed for the former...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:26 PM
As he shut down the Los Angeles Register — a daily newspaper he launched just five months ago — Aaron Kushner found himself once again redefining "failure."
The co-owner and chief executive of Freedom Communications, the parent company of...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 9:39 PM
OSI Group is cutting hundreds of jobs at its plant in Shanghai in the aftermath of the China food supply safety concerns that were uncovered in July, the Aurora-based company said Sunday night.
A total of 340 workers are being let go, including 226...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Big hotels in Los Angeles will soon be required to pay at least $15.37 an hour to their workers — one of the highest minimum-wage requirements in the country.
The City Council voted 12 to 3 on Wednesday to impose the higher wage on large hotels,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Mortgage technology company Digital Risk LLC's top executive Peter Kassabov is leaving the Maitland-based company he co-founded nine years ago as it wrestles with an unexpected business downturn, officials confirmed Thursday.
Also exiting is Kassabov'...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Feelings were mixed among Allergan Inc. employees one day after the Botox maker announced 1,500 job cuts, mostly in Southern California.
Outside of Allergan’s Irvine campus, where the bulk of the 650 research and development jobs the company...