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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions.
  • Hire Ground Chat: Preparing Your Resume

    Hire Ground Chat: Preparing Your Resume
    • Resume` examples from Department Of Labor Newsteam: Good morning! Our live chat with Karen Quesnel, a professional resume writer with the Connecticut Department Of Labor, will begin shortly before 9 a.m. Have questions about preparing your...

    Trade, defense buoy U.S. economy, but some weakness creeps in

    Trade, defense buoy U.S. economy, but some weakness creeps in
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A smaller trade deficit and surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, but domestic demand slipped, hinting at some loss of momentum. Gross domestic product grew at a 3.5 percent annual pace, the...

    U.S. jobless claims rise, but underlying labor market trends firming

    U.S. jobless claims rise, but underlying labor market trends firming
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose for a second straight week last week, but remained at levels consistent with a firming labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits...

    Unemployment rate drops, but plenty still look for jobs in Hampton Roads

    Unemployment rate drops, but plenty still look for jobs in Hampton Roads
    Over the past year, except for in August 2013, the Hampton Roads unemployment rate stayed below 6 percent, a state labor economist noted. Compared to a year earlier, the unemployment rate dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.6 percent in September, according...