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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • No change in Hampton Roads unemployment rate from June to July

    No change in Hampton Roads unemployment rate from June to July
    The Hampton Roads unemployment rate remained at 5.8 percent from June to July, and remained below last July's 6.2 percent, according to the latest Virginia Employment Commission data. The number of unemployed dropped by 157 from month to month. While...
  • German joblessness up slightly in August, rate steady at 6.7 percent

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German unemployment posted a small but unexpected increase in August but the jobless rate held steady at just 6.7 percent, the Labour Office said on Thursday, suggesting the job market in Europe's largest economy remains intact. The...
  • SunTrust to shutter Orlando fraud unit, lay off 105

    SunTrust to shutter Orlando fraud unit, lay off 105
    SunTrust Banks Inc. is shuttering its fraud-response call center group in Orlando and shedding more than 100 jobs, the bank confirmed Wednesday. Atlanta-based SunTrust, the largest bank in Central Florida, handed out pink slips to 105 employees on...
  • Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts

    Grappling with ratings doldrums and increased competition, Turner Broadcasting plans to cut several hundred workers as part of an overhaul of its operations. On Tuesday, the Atlanta cable TV programmer notified employees that it was offering buyouts...
  • Turner Broadcasting cuts could grow to 1,500 jobs

    Turner Broadcasting's job reductions could grow to as many 1,500 workers, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. Word of broader job cuts comes as Turner executives confirmed plans this week to offer buyouts to 600 older workers as...
  • Disappearing euro zone inflation set to heighten ECB concerns

    BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation dropped to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed on Friday, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy action. Consumer prices in the 18 countries...
  • The American consumer is back, with an asterisk

    BOSTON Written off in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the U.S. consumer is back. Not quite with a vengeance, but definitely back. It's noticeable to Marie Galvin, owner of GALVIN-ized in Boston, where handmade women's hats a discretionary...
  • Full text of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks on labor markets at Jackson Hole

    Aug 22 (Reuters) - - Following is the full text of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks on labor markets as prepared for delivery at the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank's Jackson Hole conference. "In the five years since the end of the Great...
  • Labor Secretary Perez on how to produce better-paying jobs

    At the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez kicked off a cross-country, pre-Labor Day tour to champion higher minimum wages, higher-wage jobs and other causes in talks with employers, workers and local leaders....
  • John Deere announces second big round of layoffs

     
    Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Work Farm and heavy equipment manufacturer Deere - of John Deere tractor fame - has announced that it will indefinitely layoff some 460 workers at its Waterloo, IA facility, effective as of October 20. This latest...
  • Violence in Ferguson, and the race divide in the U.S.

    A poll and a set of charts both say something important about the situation in Ferguson and around the country. The poll shows the divide between black and white reaction to the shooting, and the charts map the different worlds most white and black...