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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Hogan budget would cut state worker pay, city school aid

    Hogan budget would cut state worker pay, city school aid
    Gov. Larry Hogan outlined a budget plan Thursday that would cut school aid to Baltimore and state workers' pay but preserve — at least for now — funding for two light rail lines. The new Republican governor said his budget — with...
  • Deere says it will lay off 910 in February

    Deere says it will lay off 910 in February
    Moline-based Deere on Friday said it will layoff 910 employees at plants in Iowa and Illinois beginning in February because of declining demand for its products. Deere has said falling commodity prices stunted orders for its agricultural equipment....
  • PA unemployment dips below 5 percent

    PA unemployment dips below 5 percent
    WATCH THIS: McRevelation: Fast food giant reveals how its fries are made ... Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dipped below 5 percent in December ... Is your business focused on cybersecurity? It will get hacked, says an expert ... KidsPeace is adding in-...
  • Deere to lay off more than 1,000 workers in Iowa, Illinois, hire 220 as it adjusts to demand

    Deere will lay off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer, as the agricultural equipment maker continues its adjustment to demand for its products. The Moline,...
  • Layoffs: Communications firm cuts 62 jobs in Maitland

    Layoffs: Communications firm cuts 62 jobs in Maitland
    The Maitland office of Windstream Communications told 62 people on Thursday they will lose their jobs. The cuts represent about 23 percent of the 260 total staff at the office. Layoffs will start in March and be completed by the end of May, according to...
  • California's troubled jobless agency works out glitches

    California's troubled jobless agency works out glitches
    The state finally has stepped up its once-weak effort to get unemployment benefits more efficiently to nearly 3 million jobless Californians. After several years of pitiful phone service, late payments, computer gaffes and bureaucratic delays, the...
  • California adds just 700 jobs in December; jobless rate falls to 7%

    California’s unemployment rate fell slightly to 7% in December, closing out a year that included several unpleasant surprises for the labor market amid generally strong growth. The state’s jobless rate fell last month after dipping to 7.2%...
  • Unemployment continues to fall in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Unemployment continues to fall in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    Unemployment continued to fall in December, capping a year of rising jobs in South Florida, according to data released Friday. Palm Beach County's unemployment was 4.8 percent in December compared with 6 percent a year ago. December's rate was the...
  • PA jobless rate dips below 5 percent

    PA jobless rate dips below 5 percent
    Pennsylvania's unemployment rate fell below five percent in December, a rate many economists consider a benchmark of a healthy economy and job market. It was down from 5.1 percent in November and has declined 2 percent since December 2013. It was the...
  • Orange County jobless rate falls below five percent

    Orange County jobless rate falls below five percent
    Orange County’s jobless rate fell below five percent for the first time since the Great Recession to 4.9 percent, according to state data released Friday. That is down from 5.3 percent in November. A rate of five percent or below is considered...
  • Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers

    Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers
    On a snowy evening, Brianna Tong gathered more than 50 students in a classroom at the University of Chicago to meet and dine with aldermanic candidates. The smell of curry filled the air as Tong told the audience that before becoming a campaign volunteer,...