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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Eurozone deflation eases, unemployment at near 3-year low

    The 19-country eurozone isn't going to be the driving force of the global economy anytime soon, but it's increasingly evident that its numbers are heading the right way. Official figures Tuesday raised hopes that the current bout of deflation across...
  • Jos. A. Bank to lay off 122 from Hampstead headquarters

    Jos. A. Bank to lay off 122 from Hampstead headquarters
    Nearly a year after being acquired by rival Men's Wearhouse in a contentious takeover struggle, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers will lay off 122 employees at the company's corporate headquarters in Hampstead, a company spokesman said Monday. The layoffs represent...
  • Signed contracts to buy US homes climb to 20-month high

    More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in February, evidence that the spring buying season could open strong after sluggish sales for much of the winter. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home...
  • Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy

    A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth. The March report from the National Association for Business Economics forecasts more hiring, a lower unemployment rate, a...
  • Ancient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines

    It's high season in Petra, an ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist draw. Yet nearby hotels stand virtually empty these days and only a trickle of tourists make their way through a landmark canyon to the Treasury building...
  • Lake's jobless rate drops to 5.7 percent in February

    Lake's jobless rate drops to 5.7 percent in February
    Lake County's jobless rate, which has bounced around in the past year or so, dropped a bit in February, to 5.7 percent from 6 percent in January, statistics released Friday show. Neighboring counties also saw improvement. Sumter's rate fell to 7.6...
  • Hospital merger will bring more, smoother care

    Hospital merger will bring more, smoother care
    There are a lot of moving parts to the merger between Carroll Hospital Center and LifeBridge Health that will become official on Wednesday, but when all is said and done, patients in Carroll County and elsewhere in the LifeBridge system will have access...
  • Justin Fox: Kraft about to get much leaner

    It is nothing new for Kraft Foods Group to undergo an ownership change. Since 1980, the company -- which got its start in 1903 when James Lewis Kraft rented a horse and wagon to bring cheese from wholesalers to small stores in Chicago -- has been going...
  • Maryland adds 6,100 jobs in February

    Maryland adds 6,100 jobs in February
    Maryland employers added 6,100 jobs in February, one of the largest monthly gains in a year, but with gains split almost evenly between the public and private sectors, the growth underscores the task the state faces as it works to make itself less reliant...
  • North Dakota loses lowest jobless rate as oil prices slide

    For the first time in more than six years, North Dakota doesn't have the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, due in part to sliding oil drilling activity spurred by low crude prices. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday show North...
  • Mishawaka library cuts 10 of 80 employees as it trims hours

    A library system in northern Indiana has cut 10 of its 80 employees as it implements reduced hours next week. The South Bend Tribune (http://bit.ly/1Ed7yWq ) reports the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library is trying to lower costs and curtail its use of...