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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Job market's new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish pay

    Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.
  • Will unemployment doom your resume?

    DEAR JOYCE: Recently unemployed, I had planned to apply for jobs through website ads. My wife says this is a waste of time when you're out of work. Your take? -- G.M. Don't assume that your online search efforts are dead in the water merely because you...

    Pa. state legislators should cut their costs first

    I am a retired teacher and of course am concerned with how the Legislature's ardent desire to save public money will affect my pension. I contributed part of my salary into the pension system every year I taught, matching the funds paid in by the school...

    Heart breaks for father's Greece, head worries for my America

    Heart breaks for father's Greece, head worries for my America
    The politicians and economists have many fine theories about what's happening in Greece, and what will happen after Sunday's big vote. Will there be more chaos? A failed state that can't pay its debts, left on its own to offer cut-rate vacations to...

    Aetna Plans To Buy Humana For $37 Billion

    Aetna Plans To Buy Humana For $37 Billion
    HARTFORD — Aetna Inc. will buy Humana Inc. for $37 billion in a merger of two of the top health insurers in the nation, under a deal announced Friday. Mark Bertolini, Aetna's CEO, will lead the combined company, whose headquarters will remain in...