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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Unemployment remains flat in Hampton Roads

    Unemployment remains flat in Hampton Roads
    Jobless rates remained low in most greater Peninsula localities in December, although Newport News, Hampton and Williamsburg continue to have higher unemployment rates than the overall region. Hampton Roads unemployment remained flat at 5 percent of...
  • Economist likes Connecticut's forecast, with caveats

    At the East of the River Chambers of Commerce Association's annual Economic Forecast Breakfast, Dr. Nicholas Perna –Economic Advisor to Webster Bank, former economics professor and frequent consultant for economic matters for local and national...
  • Private-sector job growth cooled to 213,000 in January, ADP says

    Private-sector job growth cooled to 213,000 in January, ADP says
    Private-sector hiring cooled last month, with employers adding a still-solid 213,000 net new jobs, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing Inc. said Wednesday. The figure, a closely watched indicator of the labor market, was down from an upwardly revised...
  • Cummings warns of tough year for federal workers

    Cummings warns of tough year for federal workers
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told a gathering of federal employees on Wednesday that he anticipates an "unprecedented and extremely damaging assault" on federal...
  • Bank of America to lay off more than 200 in Norfolk

    Bank of America to lay off more than 200 in Norfolk
    Bank of America plans to lay off 202 employees in a loan servicing unit in Norfolk by March 29 because of the continuing decline in the number of delinquent mortgages, the company confirmed Tuesday. Notice of the Bank of America layoff appeared on the...
  • Area's unemployment rate dips to 5.2 percent

    Area's unemployment rate dips to 5.2 percent
    Record new hires in the transportation and warehouse jobs buttressed the Lehigh Valley employment picture. The region's December unemployment rate fell to 5.2 percent – the fifth straight month of declines. The region's rate decreased 0.2 of a...
  • Al-Anabi Racing's sudden departure causes ripple effects in drag racing

    Al-Anabi Racing's sudden departure causes ripple effects in drag racing
    In the smoky, greasy world of big-league American drag racing, the Al-Anabi Racing team stood apart. Funded by a speed-loving prince from the ruling family of the oil-rich Persian Gulf nation of Qatar, the team's shiny dragsters and its crews' crisp...
  • If immigrants win under Obama order, does someone have to lose?

    WASHINGTON While most economists agree that Americans benefit from the contributions of immigrants, not all Americans appear to be affected equally. And some might be harmed. So in heartland cities such as Fort Worth, Texas, and Kansas City, Mo.,...
  • Hot cars take to the ice

    Hot cars take to the ice
    WATCH THIS: Radio Shack closer to pulling the plug as an electronics retail chain. The car-gazing begins: Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show holds preview of its March event on the ice at Allentown's PPL Center. Lehigh Valley's unemployment rate dips...
  • Lake's jobless rate continues to fall — now stands at 5.4 percent

    Lake's jobless rate continues to fall — now stands at 5.4 percent
    Good news for Lake: The county's unemployment rate continues on its downward trajectory. The December jobless rate stood at 5.4 percent, which was down from an adjusted rate of 5.9 percent in November and 6.1 percent a year earlier, according to the...
  • Walgreens cuts 252 in Orlando, as other pharmacy companies grow

    Walgreens cuts 252 in Orlando, as other pharmacy companies grow
    Walgreens announced Monday it will cut 252 jobs in Orlando, about one quarter of the current workforce at its pharmacy fulfillment center for Florida. The cuts come as several other pharmacy centers have added local jobs. A spokesman for the company...