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  • Job openings jump to 14-year high; sign of strong hiring

    WASHINGTON — The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down. U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That suggests...
  • Malloy To Tenet: Let's Make This Hospital Merger Work

    Malloy To Tenet: Let's Make This Hospital Merger Work
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sent a letter Monday to the CEO of Tenet Healthcare, asking him to join the governor's office in talks to revive a halted, $400 million merger between Tenet and five Connecticut hospitals. Tenet pulled out of the deal Dec. 11 after...
  • Wages lag as U.S. payrolls grow

    Wages lag as U.S. payrolls grow
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. finished its best year of job growth since 1999 with brisk hiring and a drop in unemployment last month, but there's little indication that workers will start seeing wages go up much any time soon. Employers, led by...
  • More than 1,500 layoffs coming in Illinois

     More than 1,500 layoffs coming in Illinois
    More than 200 employees of Banco Popular in Rosemont will lose their jobs at the end of the year as the bank closes its back-office operations after selling its branches to First Midwest Bancorp earlier this year. Banco Popular disclosed the layoffs of...
  • State universities should be drivers of tomorrow's 'Innovation Economy'

    State universities should be drivers of tomorrow's 'Innovation Economy'
    After witnessing the effects of oral cancer on his parents, Matthew Kim knew he wanted to do something to spare others from the pain and disfigurement associated with this potentially life-threatening disease. His mother endured multiple surgeries and...
  • RBS Layoffs Last Chapter In Toxic Asset History

    The final layoffs of workers in mortgage-backed securities at RBS are small — just 30 people in Stamford, according to a filing with the state. But for RBS, this is the final chapter for a class of asset that imploded in 2007, leading to the...
  • Pension reform already 'a thing'

    Pension reform already 'a thing'
    Pension reform does not have to be a zero-sum game: cut critical services or fund pensions. In fact, local governments and their employees already have resolved many funding concerns and cut back on expenses to save taxpayers money and future risk,...
  • Weekly jobless claims fall to 297,000 as firms reduced planned layoffs

    Weekly jobless claims fall to 297,000 as firms reduced planned layoffs
    Initial jobless claims fell back below 300,000 last week as companies sharply reduced planned layoffs in November in a positive sign for the labor market ahead of the monthly jobs report. About 297,000 applied for first-time unemployment benefits,...
  • St. Charles District 303 settles on 1.5 percent tax levy increase

    St. Charles District 303 settles on 1.5 percent tax levy increase
    The St. Charles District 303 School Board decided Monday night that it would tax homeowners an additional 1.5 percent for 2014. The district is asking for a 3.18 percent increase in the tax levy, what is allowed by law, but once new growth in District...
  • Boeing to lay off 561 employees in Southern California

     Boeing to lay off 561 employees in Southern California
    Boeing Co. plans to lay off 561 employees in Southern California this month and early next year, according to documents the company filed in Sacramento. The layoffs include 253 people at its Long Beach facilities, 154 in Huntington Beach and another 154...
  • Detroit emerges from nation's largest municipal bankruptcy

    The nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy ended Wednesday when the lawyer overseeing Detroit’s fiscal recovery declared the crisis over and gave elected officials control of their own budget for the first time in 20 months, a deal made...