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  • Jobless claims remain low, but planned layoffs jump to three-year high

    Jobless claims remain low, but planned layoffs jump to three-year high
    Initial claims for jobless benefits rose slightly last week from a 15-year low while planned layoffs surged in April to a three-year high, providing mixed signals about the health of the labor market ahead of Friday's jobs report. About 265,000 people...
  • France looks to reboot nuclear industry champion Areva

    France is bidding to retain its influence in the global nuclear industry by having its champion company, Areva, embark on a painful plan of job cuts and savings. Areva, the world's biggest nuclear reactor builder and partially state-owned by France, said...
  • Sanford-Brown locations to close

    Sanford-Brown locations to close
    Career Education, a Schaumburg-based higher education company, said Wednesday that it will close or sell all of its schools except its two largest, amid a government crackdown on for-profit colleges that leave students with useless degrees and a lot of...
  • Amid rapid expansion, Viewpost announces layoffs

    Amid rapid expansion, Viewpost announces layoffs
    Maitland-based Viewpost, which hosted Gov. Rick Scott to talk about its expansion and hiring in December, announced layoffs on Thursday.  The company confirmed there were layoffs, but declined to say how many. Viewpost founder Max Eliscu said only...
  • Charities say philanthropy isn't enough in the face of state funding cuts

     Charities say philanthropy isn't enough in the face of state funding cuts
    As social service programs scrambled to adjust to abrupt state funding cuts last month, a few received generous private donations to help plug the gap. But they are hardly in the clear. With larger cuts looming for the 2016 fiscal year, which begins July...
  • Germany's Siemens to cut 4,500 more jobs as earnings slip

    Germany's Siemens says it will cut another 4,500 jobs to streamline its business and improve profitability. The announcement came Thursday as the maker of heavy industrial equipment announced that core earnings fell 5 percent to 1.66 billion ($1.87...
  • Blood centers lay off 46

    Statewide blood collection non-profit OneBlood said this week it eliminated 46 jobs, primarily in administrative roles. Six of the layoffs were in Broward and Palm Beach counties, said spokeswoman Susan Ford. Ford said OneBlood has seen more than a...
  • Illinois employers plan to lay off 1,100 workers

    Illinois employers plan to lay off 1,100 workers
    Illinois employers warned in April that they would lay off more than 1,100 people starting at the end of May, according to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Sunstar Americas, a maker of oral care products that is set to move its North...
  • Walker's UW proposal dead in Legislature; cuts debated

    Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to give the University of Wisconsin System more independence from state law and oversight won't pass this year, while other flexibilities and the level of funding for higher education remain up for debate, co-chairs of the...
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital fearing medicaid cuts

    Presence Saint Joseph Hospital fearing medicaid cuts
    Leaders at Elgin's Presence Saint Joseph Hospital hope that a letter-writing campaign, along with educating staff and patients about proposed state Medicaid cuts, can help prevent those cuts from occurring. The poster-sized letters were displayed in...
  • McDonald's turnaround plan 'more of just catching up'

    McDonald's turnaround plan 'more of just catching up'
    McDonald's is reorganizing its business, selling restaurants to franchisees and giving billions back to shareholders as part of a much-anticipated turnaround plan unveiled by the company's new CEO. Many industry observers had hoped to see the...