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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Time Warner layoffs continue; HBO to cut 150

    Time Warner layoffs continue; HBO to cut 150
    Premium channel HBO this week plans to lay off approximately 150 people, which is nearly 7% of the Time Warner Inc. unit's workforce. The cuts are part of a Time Warner initiative to reduce its headcount companywide in order to bolster its bottom line...
  • Muller vetoes 2015 tax cut in Lehigh County

    Muller vetoes 2015 tax cut in Lehigh County
    Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller vetoed half a dozen Republican-backed budget amendments, saying they do not shrink the county deficit as touted, and are harmful to employees. Democrat Muller described the line-item vetoes as modest compared to his...
  • Unemployment declines in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Unemployment declines in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    There was more good news for South Florida's job market in September, with unemployment in Broward and Palm Beach counties declining to 5.2 percent and 6 percent, respectively, the state said Friday. The rates are well below a year ago, when Broward's...
  • Blacks must get to the polls to make their voices heard

    Blacks must get to the polls to make their voices heard
    I turned 18 in the spring of my senior year. I registered to vote at my high school because someone decided to make access to the franchise easy for us freshly minted adults. My mother made it clear that everyone in her house who was eligible would...
  • U.S. Secretary of Labor visits downtown Willimantic

    Staff Writer On Friday, Oct. 24, Gov. Dannel Malloy and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) hosted U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez for a tour of businesses in southeastern Connecticut. The campaign-boosting tour was intended to showcase some of the...
  • U.S. Secretary of Labor visits local businesses

    After East Haddam resident Katherine Hackett lost her job running a nursing home, she hit the ground running and began to look for a new position. She interviewed for many jobs in her field. When those didn't pan out, she even considered a position in a...
  • Orland limits part-time hours to avoid health care requirements

    Orland limits part-time hours to avoid health care requirements
    A dozen part-time village of Orland Park employees have seen their hours cut in response to a provision of the Affordable Care Act that would otherwise require Orland Park to provide them with health benefits, village officials said. The Affordable Care...
  • Economy is key in Brazil's presidential runoff, voters say

    When Karina Gonzaga thinks about whom she'll vote for in Sunday's presidential runoff election, she doesn't care that Brazil's long economic boom has suffered a downturn or that President Dilma Rousseff's center-left Workers' Party has already been in...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Businesses turn up heat on Wolf in tax war Big and small businesses and banks have done well under Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's administration. The governor has cut various corporate and banking taxes the last four years by more than $1.2 billion...
  • Report: Sears to close stores, lay off about 5,500

    Sears Holdings Corp is shuttering more than 100 stores and laying off at least 5,457 employees, investor website Seeking Alpha reported on Thursday, indicating the struggling retailer may be stepping up store closures. Sears said in August it had closed...
  • Sears disputes report of layoffs, store closings

    Sears disputes report of layoffs, store closings
    A published report Thursday said Sears Holdings is laying off about 6,000 workers as it closes 110 stores within the next few months, many before Christmas, according to Seeking Alpha, a content service for financial markets. Hoffman Estates-based Sears...