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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Unisys cutting 1,800 jobs amid quarterly loss, stock slide

    Unisys says it'll reduce its global workforce by about 8 percent after reporting a $43.2 million first-quarter loss and seeing its stock price lose a quarter of its value since the beginning of the year. The Blue Bell, Pennsylvania-based information...
  • Lehigh Valley school leaders press for fair and adequate state funding

    Lehigh Valley school leaders press for fair and adequate state funding
    For years, local school district officials have been complaining about the lack adequate funding from the state. At a forum Wednesday, citizens were urged to add their voices to those calling for change. The forum was organized by Education Voters of...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Nasdaq Record: Then and Now Fifteen years after peaking during the dot-com boom, the Nasdaq composite has reached a new all-time high. But this isn't the Nasdaq of Pets.com and Webvan, when companies were valued on "cash burn rates" and "eyeballs."...
  • Senate GOP rolls out last of economic bills; few have passed

    While Senate Republicans have had little success moving their legislative agenda through the Democrat-led Legislature to boost New Jersey's economy, they introduced on Thursday the last of three dozen measures promoting online permits, vocational-...
  • In visit, Walker discounts idea Wisconsin lagging Minnesota

    Likely GOP presidential candidate Scott Walker hopped across the border Thursday to mingle with Minnesota Republicans and while there discounted suggestions that Wisconsin's economy has performed worse in his time as governor than its Democratic-led...
  • Unemployment rates up in 27 W.Va. counties in March

    Unemployment increased in 27 of West Virginia's 55 counties in March. WorkForce West Virginia says Calhoun County's unemployment rate of 15.9 percent was up from 14.7 percent in February and was the highest in the state. Other counties with the...
  • Ford to lay off 700 in Michigan, citing poor sales

    DETROIT Ford said it would lay off 700 workers at its plant in Wayne, Mich., to compensate for declining sales. Ford said it would cut a shift at the plant, where it makes the Ford Focus compact car and C-Max crossover. The decision affects 675 hourly...
  • State officials report drop in Illinois' metro unemployment

    State officials say unemployment dropped in March in each of Illinois' metropolitan areas for the 13th consecutive month. The Illinois Department of Employment Security reported Thursday that jobs were added in eight of the 14 regions with the largest...
  • Correction: New England-Labor Force story

    In a story April 22 about labor in New England, The Associated Press erroneously reported the size of the region's labor force in 2013 and 2014. The size of the civilian labor force in the six states grew to 7.8 million in 2014 from 7.7 million in 2013,...
  • March unemployment in Illinois metro areas

    The unemployment rate fell in March in each of the 14 Illinois metro areas tracked by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. A look at unemployment in each metro area: Metropolitan Area Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Over-the-Year Change Bloomington 4.7%...
  • In oil slump, watchful North Dakotans adjust expectations

    WILLISTON, N.D. Snowflakes and tumbleweeds whip past dismantled stacks of steel that used to be hundreds of oil workers' livelihoods. Four massive drilling rigs, idled on the windswept prairie near the North Dakota-Montana line here, wait for oil...