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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Incomes rise for bottom 99 pct.; US inequality still worsens

    Solid job growth is finally boosting paychecks for the rest of us. Incomes for the bottom 99 percent of American families rose 3.3 percent last year to $47,213, the biggest annual gain in the past 15 years, according to data compiled by economist...
  • Michigan utilities work to comply with air pollution rule

    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to release a decision this week about new mercury and toxic air emissions standards for power plants, but Michigan's utility companies have already been working toward compliance. The case against the U.S. Environmental...
  • Massive warehouse plan has Moreno Valley divided over jobs, environment

    Massive warehouse plan has Moreno Valley divided over jobs, environment
    In the last few years, the warehouses have been popping up swiftly in Moreno Valley. On the east side of town, the German grocer Aldi is building an 825,000-square-foot distribution facility. A 1.6-million-square-foot distribution facility for the...
  • Why online news sites keep failing

    Why online news sites keep failing
    After staff cuts at regional newspapers reduced reporting in Davidson County, N.C., veteran journalist David Boraks in 2009 started an online site to fill the void. Last month, Boraks shut it down, telling his readers, "Alas, we haven't turned it into a...
  • Bristol Hospital Cutting 43 Jobs

    BRISTOL — After racking up months of financial losses, Bristol Hospital announced late Friday afternoon that it has eliminated more than 40 jobs. The hospital, Bristol's second-biggest employer, had to lay off about 5 percent of its workforce,...
  • Business events scheduled for the coming week

    All times are Eastern. MO WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for May, 10 a.m. TUESDAY, June 30 WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for April, 9 a.m.;...
  • Man sentenced for role in stealing $1.5M in jobless benefits

    A Newark man was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison for his role in an unemployment fraud scheme that authorities said was one of the largest in state history. Terry Dilligard II pleaded guilty in April to theft by deception and money laundering....
  • Business events scheduled for the coming month

    All times are Eastern WEDNESDAY, July 1 WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for June, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for May, 10 a.m. DETROIT — Automakers release...
  • Export-Import Bank's cloudy future raises worries of job losses

    Export-Import Bank's cloudy future raises worries of job losses
    To kill the Export-Import Bank, all that House Republican leaders opposing it have to do is let the bank's charter expire Tuesday — and they are leaving Friday for the Fourth of July recess without even holding a vote to reauthorize it. The 81-...
  • Japan inflation ebbs in May, jobless rate flat

    The state of Japan's economic recovery remains murky, with inflation still nearly flat in May despite unprecedented monetary stimulus, though joblessness was flat at 3.3 percent and household spending rose for the first time in over a year. The data...
  • Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

    French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike...