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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Worried EU leaders call jobs, growth summit for October

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are set to hold an emergency summit on promoting growth and jobs in October at the suggestion of Italy, highlighting their concerns over the fragile economic recovery in the 28-country bloc.
  • Council to consider employee contract

    A nearly $25-million employment contract with Costa Mesa's municipal employee union will go for City Council review Tuesday. The roughly 200-member Costa Mesa City Employees Assn. ratified the contract last month, but the deal still faces two public...

    Labor force excludes many Americans who desperately need jobs

     Labor force excludes many Americans who desperately need jobs
    An unemployed man once told me that looking for work was the hardest job he'd ever had. And here's the thing: the longer you look, the harder it gets. Bernard Stewart Prosise of West Hollywood is Exhibit A. In 2009, for the second time in five years,...

    Recession's aftermath still has nation in anxious mood about economy, report says

    PITTSBURGH If the Labor Day parade committee chose a theme color for this year's event, marchers might be wearing black to represent the years of lost ground in wages for workers at nearly every income level. It also would reflect the gloomy national...

    Looking for work — again and again

    Looking for work — again and again
    Jeanne Keen bustled in the door, black blazer over a dress shirt, a file folder with paperwork in her shoulder bag. If only she were walking into work. Then she would have a paycheck. A way to save her Dundalk rowhouse from foreclosure. A daily outlet...