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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.
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    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...

    What slowing economy? US consumers show they're confident and eager to spend more

    There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Companies have been hiring at healthy rates for the past year. Layoffs hover near historic lows. Auto...

    US pay and benefits rose at steady pace last year, though gains remain modest

    Wages and benefits rose at a slightly healthier rate last year, a sign strong job gains could be forcing companies to pay a bit more for workers. The Labor Department said Friday that the employment cost index, which measures pay and benefits, rose 2.2...

    Job cuts coming at Avantor Performance Materials

    Job cuts coming at Avantor Performance Materials
    Workers at Avantor Performance Materials' Phillipsburg plant have learned there will be job cuts as part of its plans to scale back global operations. Spokeswoman Allison Hosak said the specialty chemical company notified plant employees of the job cuts...