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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Target will cut several thousand jobs, sharpen stores

    NEW YORK Target will cut "several thousand" jobs over the next two years, the company said Tuesday, as it sharpens merchandise and spends more on digital initiatives. "The restructuring will be concentrated at Target's headquarters locations and focus on...
  • Oil giants suggest lifting export ban would boost industry

    WASHINGTON As the number of U.S. drilling rigs plummets by a third and thousands in the industry face layoffs, oil companies are focusing on an effort to persuade Congress to lift the longstanding ban on oil exports. "We shouldn't put domestic...
  • Diane Stafford: Are you willing to relocate for work? More people are

    Nearly 1 in 7 job-hunting managers and executives moved to a different location in the last half of 2014, the highest relocation rate since 2009. That analysis, from the outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, hints as to why the job market...
  • Lake Forest, Lake Bluff brace for proposed Rauner budget cuts

    Lake Forest, Lake Bluff brace for proposed Rauner budget cuts
    It's been about two weeks since Governor Bruce Rauner called for a drastic cut in the amount of income tax revenue municipalities receive from the state. While the negotiating process is just beginning, Rauner's proposal has Lake Forest and Lake Bluff...
  • Gov. Wolf's prepared remarks on proposed 2015-16 budget

    Remarks as prepared for delivery by Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday, outlining his proposal for Pennsylvania's 2015-16 budget. ___ Lt. Gov. Stack; Speaker Turzai; President Scarnati; Leader Corman; Leader Costa; Leader Reed; Leader Dermody; members of the...
  • Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech

    Remarks as Prepared for Delivery TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Good morning President Gardiner, Speaker Crisafulli and distinguished members of the Florida Legislature. Welcome Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial...
  • Construction picks back up, but it's a different gig now

    As Florida's housing market tanked seven years ago, construction worker David Rager saw jobs dry up. So he left construction, along with 2.3 million others nationwide during the economic downturn, and got a job installing traffic signals and street...
  • Young family struggles on one paycheck

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. The gut-wrenching financial crisis of 2008 and the Great Recession remain fresh memories for Seattle-area couple Meg and Jesse Dutcher. Meg Dutcher, 30, and Jesse Dutcher, 33, married in 2005, one of the go-go years, and they both...
  • Eurozone gets double dose of mildly positive economic news

    The 19-country eurozone got a double dose of mildly positive economic news Monday that will likely be met with relief by the European Central Bank's policymakers as they prepare to hold their next meeting on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Official...
  • Construction-job growth outpaces other sectors

    Construction has shown more robust job growth in Metro Orlando during the past year than any other area of employment, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. One of the region's hardest-hit industries during the housing crash and the Great...
  • Volunteer force: Middle-class U.S. with a Southern drawl

    A new "Population Representation" report on the U.S. military affirms that the four-decade-old volunteer force is a healthy cross-section of America, if just a little smarter, a little better educated and with a deeper Southern drawl than the nation as...