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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Unemployment drops in all Wisconsin counties, big cities

    Unemployment rates dropped in all Wisconsin counties and the 32 largest cities in April. The state Department of Workforce Development reported the latest figures Wednesday. Racine had the highest unemployment rate last month at 6.9 percent, which was...
  • Indiana jobless rate drops to 5.4 percent for April

     Indiana jobless rate drops to 5.4 percent for April
    Indiana's unemployment rate dropped to 5.4 percent for April, when officials say the state added 10,600 private-sector jobs. Figures released Wednesday by the state Department of Workforce Development show Indiana's jobless mark fell four-tenths of a...
  • North Carolina unemployment rate up to 5.5 percent in April

    A continuing stream of sidelined workers who have resumed looking for jobs caused North Carolina's unemployment rate to tick up to 5.5 percent in April. It marked the first time in 11 months that the state's jobless rate was higher than the national...
  • CT's Job Base Grows Modestly In April; Labor Force Reaches All-Time High

    CT's Job Base Grows Modestly In April; Labor Force Reaches All-Time High
    The number of jobs in the state grew by 1,200 in April, a modest rate that's slower than the average growth rate of about 1,500 jobs a month since the recovery began in February 2010. The Connecticut Department of Labor on Tuesday said the...
  • Indiana jobless rate drops to 5.4 percent for April

    Indiana's unemployment rate dropped to 5.4 percent for April, when officials say the state added 10,600 private-sector jobs. Figures released Wednesday by the state Department of Workforce Development show Indiana's jobless mark fell four-tenths of a...
  • Band of Outsiders raises a red flag: What's going on with the beloved L.A.-based fashion brand?

    Band of Outsiders raises a red flag: What's going on with the beloved L.A.-based fashion brand?
    Something’s afoot at L.A.-based Band of Outsiders, the contemporary men’s and women’s label launched by Scott Sternberg in 2004 that has reportedly recently laid off staff and canceled orders. Citing several people who worked “...
  • Jobs, economic data still troubling

    The following editorial appeared in The Orange County Register on Tuesday, May 26: The national unemployment rate ticked down slightly to 5.4 percent in April a rate not seen since May 2008 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported. While...
  • San Diego paper lays off 178 after sale to Tribune Publishing

    San Diego paper lays off 178 after sale to Tribune Publishing
    San Diego's dominant newspaper on Tuesday announced the layoffs of nearly a third of its 600 employees after it was acquired last week for $85 million by Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing. The San Diego Union-Tribune said 178 employees —...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune lays off 178, mostly in printing, delivery

    San Diego Union-Tribune lays off 178, mostly in printing, delivery
    The San Diego Union-Tribune said Tuesday that it was laying off 178 employees, about 30% of its staff, in a cost-cutting effort that mainly affected its printing and delivery operations. The job cuts came five days after Tribune Publishing Co., owner of...
  • San Diego newspaper lays off 1/3rd of workforce after sale

    San Diego's dominant newspaper on Tuesday announced the layoffs of nearly a third of its 600 employees after it was acquired last week for $85 million by Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing. The San Diego Union-Tribune said 178 employees —...
  • Is it war or just politics in Springfield?

    Is it war or just politics in Springfield?
    It sure sounded like Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, were talking about going to the mattresses, as family soldiers in "The Godfather" referred to it. When I suggested the Democrats in the state...