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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Diane Bosak: Connect unemployed with training they need to find jobs

    A sluggish recovery and unfilled jobs are headline issues that must be addressed, and quickly, by those who will lead the commonwealth in 2015. Employers clamor for skilled employees while many Pennsylvanians remain out of work or underemployed after...
  • Lehigh Valley jobs growth driven by transportation and warehousing sector

    Lehigh Valley jobs growth driven by transportation and warehousing sector
    Earlier this month, Walmart announced it would build a second distribution center in Bethlehem, just down the road from another distribution center under construction for online retailer Zulily. Similar facilities are in various stages of development...
  • Honda cuts sales forecast as recalls delay new model roll-outs

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co Ltd has trimmed its full-year sales forecast citing "tough" competition in Japan and China as well as the impact of recalls on new-model development, but said a weak yen would help it maintain its operating profit goal....
  • HBO to Lay Off Over 150 Employees This Week (EXCLUSIVE)

    Layoff fever is spreading at Time Warner. Weeks after the conglom went public with job cuts at its Warner Bros. and Turner Broadcasting divisions, the HBO unit is expected to trim its own staff as well, according to sources. Approximately 7% of its 2,400...
  • Factbox: Key U.S. governors races at stake in November

    (Reuters) - Governor's seats in 36 U.S. states are up for grabs on Nov. 4, and polls show more than a third of the contests remain competitive with just one week until the election. Republicans hold 29 governorships compared to the Democrats' 21....
  • Time Warner layoffs continue; HBO to cut 150

    Time Warner layoffs continue; HBO to cut 150
    Premium channel HBO this week plans to lay off approximately 150 people, which is nearly 7% of the Time Warner Inc. unit's workforce. The cuts are part of a Time Warner initiative to reduce its headcount companywide in order to bolster its bottom line...
  • Time Warner's HBO to cut 7 percent of staff

    (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc's pay TV network HBO is preparing to cut 7 percent of its staff in the United States or about 150 jobs. HBO employs 2,400 people domestically. Time Warner, under pressure to boost profits after rejecting a takeover bid, has...
  • Muller vetoes 2015 tax cut in Lehigh County

    Muller vetoes 2015 tax cut in Lehigh County
    Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller vetoed half a dozen Republican-backed budget amendments, saying they do not shrink the county deficit as touted, and are harmful to employees. Democrat Muller described the line-item vetoes as modest compared to his...
  • Amgen profit tops Wall Street expectations; raises 2014 outlook

    (Reuters) - Amgen Inc on Monday reported higher-than-expected third quarter earnings and revenue, even as net profit fell due to a hefty restructuring charge, and the company raised its full-year forecast and the number of job cuts it expects to make....
  • Blacks must get to the polls to make their voices heard

    Blacks must get to the polls to make their voices heard
    I turned 18 in the spring of my senior year. I registered to vote at my high school because someone decided to make access to the franchise easy for us freshly minted adults. My mother made it clear that everyone in her house who was eligible would...
  • U.S. Secretary of Labor visits downtown Willimantic

    Staff Writer On Friday, Oct. 24, Gov. Dannel Malloy and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) hosted U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez for a tour of businesses in southeastern Connecticut. The campaign-boosting tour was intended to showcase some of the...