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  • 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...
  • Job cuts fall more than 30 percent

    Job cuts fall more than 30 percent
    Florida had 1,457 job cuts in the private sector in December, down more than 30 percent from 2,183 in the same month last year. Only one major layoff took place in South Floirida in the final month of 2014, Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Thursday....
  • LEGO North America President Emphasizes Corporate Responsibility

    LEGO North America President Emphasizes Corporate Responsibility
    While the history of LEGO Systems Inc. in Connecticut is at least in part one of a steely-eyed decision to move jobs to Mexico to save money, the group president on Wednesday emphasized the gentler side of capitalism at the billion-dollar toy maker....
  • Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals

    Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals
    Our political system of frequent elections provides regular opportunities for officials to engage in a fresh start, though most of the players are not new to the office they hold. The issues that face the state, however, do not ebb and flow on the same...
  • Coca-Cola cutting up to 1,800 job

    ATLANTA Coca-Cola says it will cut between 1,600 and 1,800 jobs in coming months to trim costs. The world's biggest beverage maker says it began notifying workers in the U.S. and some international locations Thursday. It said job types are across all...
  • Fewest job cuts announced last year since 1997, Challenger says

    Fewest job cuts announced last year since 1997, Challenger says
    Planned job cuts by U.S. businesses declined in December for the second-straight month, helping 2014 post the fewest announced layoffs in 17 years, according to career counseling firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. “Layoffs aren’t...
  • Caterpillar cutting 200 jobs at Decatur, East Peoria plants

    Caterpillar cutting 200 jobs at Decatur, East Peoria plants
    Peoria-based Caterpillar said Wednesday it is laying off 200 workers at its Decatur and East Peoria facilities beginning Jan. 19. "Products built in these locations are used in the mining industry, which continues to witness weak market conditions," the...
  • McDonald's laying off 63 people at its headquarters

     McDonald's laying off 63 people at its headquarters
    McDonald's said it is laying off 63 people at its headquarters in Oak Brook, where it employs about 1,700 people. Those layoffs are set to start in February. McDonald's cuts are among 600 layoffs expected in coming months at Illinois companies that filed...
  • Pratt & Whitney Will Furlough Workers In 2015 As Profits Decline

    Pratt & Whitney Will Furlough Workers In 2015 As Profits Decline
    Facing continuing financial challenges as it rolls out new commercial and military engines, Pratt & Whitney will furlough thousands of salaried workers for seven days next year to control costs. The engine maker's vice president of human resources said...
  • At Waterbury Hospital, Cuts Are Imminent Amid Debate Over Future

    At Waterbury Hospital, Cuts Are Imminent Amid Debate Over Future
    Waterbury Hospital will cut its expenses as early as January, which could mean layoffs and curtailed services, even as unions, administrators and local activists debate how the hospital should move forward after the collapse of its proposed merger....
  • Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid

    Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid
    In 2012, the Hartford-based financial services firm Smith Whiley & Company got $350,000 in state economic-development aid under an agreement to maintain its payroll of 12 full-time jobs and increase it to 15 by this year. But instead of adding three...