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Job Layoffs

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  • US jobless aid applications stay low, a sign of few layoffs

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was little changed last week, evidence that employers are cutting few jobs. Weekly applications for jobless aid ticked up 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 295,000, the Labor Department said Thursday....
  • Park Ridge Library Board nixes pay raises for employees, cuts bonus pool

    Park Ridge Library Board nixes pay raises for employees, cuts bonus pool
    Employees of the Park Ridge Public Library will not be given pay raises this year, with roughly half expected to receive one-time "merit bonuses" of 2 percent or less under a plan approved by the library's Board of Trustees. The board on April 21...
  • Bentley: More than 1,000 state employees could lose jobs

    Alabama faces grim prospects unless it finds more revenue — including deep cuts to the courts, mental health services, benefits to poor children and the jobs of more than 1,000 state workers — Gov. Robert Bentley told lawmakers Tuesday. The...
  • West Virginia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: April 21 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on Manchin's decision to stay in Senate: Sen. Joe Manchin's Sunday announcement that he would not return to West Virginia and seek a third term as...
  • PAC targets lawmakers for road fund sweep

    PAC targets lawmakers for road fund sweep
    "How many must die in Illinois?" That's the frightening headline on a large, glossy mailer sent to people's homes throughout the state by a political action committee representing road builders. In a twist on the old "sky is falling" cry of Chicken...
  • Maryland lost 5,700 jobs in March

    Maryland lost 5,700 jobs in March
    Maryland employers shed about 5,700 jobs in March, a month when the nation experienced its weakest job growth since 2013, according to estimates released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The March losses followed seven consecutive months of...
  • Employers cut jobs in 31 US states as growth slows

    Employers in 31 U.S. states cut jobs last month as weak economic growth weighed on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states. The Labor Department said Tuesday that unemployment rates rose or were unchanged in...
  • Union that was working with Christie on pensions backs out

    New Jersey's largest teachers union announced Tuesday that it is no longer working with Chris Christie on a plan to overhaul public workers' pensions and health benefits, a partnership the governor had heralded as a sign he could work with political...
  • Segarra's $534M Budget: No Layoffs, No Tax Increase

    Segarra's $534M Budget: No Layoffs, No Tax Increase
    HARTFORD — With a heavily contested election on the horizon, Mayor Pedro Segarra on Monday unveiled a $533.8 million spending plan for 2015-16 that includes no layoffs and keeps the tax rate flat. The plan includes $12.8 million in cuts spread over...
  • Halliburton says has cut 9,000 jobs in wake of oil's drop

    Halliburton says has cut 9,000 jobs in wake of oil's drop
    Halliburton Co. has cut 9,000 jobs — more than 10 percent of its workforce — in about six months and is considering more cost-cutting moves as falling oil prices sap demand for its drilling help. Halliburton executives disclosed the job...
  • Hartford Schools Propose $429M Budget That Cuts Dozens of Jobs

    Hartford Schools Propose $429M Budget That Cuts Dozens of Jobs
    HARTFORD — Warning that the city public schools are in a financial "perfect storm," Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez has proposed a $429.3 million education budget that eliminates 78 positions across the system, including three dozen teaching...