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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...

    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. Pay is sluggish. Many part-timers can't find full-time work. And a diminished share of Americans either have a job or...

    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...