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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Strong outlook for Lehigh Valley economy, Chamber members told

    Strong outlook for Lehigh Valley economy, Chamber members told
    The Lehigh Valley and U.S. economies are on the mend. Wells Fargo global economist Jay H. Bryson told the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce at its annual Economic Outlook meeting Tuesday that the bank forecasts improved economic growth in the...
  • A new effort to help black workers find higher-paying jobs

    A new effort to help black workers find higher-paying jobs
    A year ago, LeDaya Epps of Compton was unemployed and raising three children on her own, struggling to keep her car running to search for jobs. On Tuesday night, she was sitting in the U.S. Capitol for the State of the Union address, a guest of First...
  • State of the Union conundrum: Can Obama take credit for economy?

    State of the Union conundrum: Can Obama take credit for economy?
    President Obama will lay out an ambitious vision Tuesday for government's role in American life, from such everyday concerns as how to pay for mortgages, tuition and doctors' bills to broader issues including the climate and national security. The...
  • Underfunded state pension system will be challenge for Hogan team

    As Gov.-elect Larry Hogan and his team begin tackling the state's budget, they will soon turn their attention to one of its most pernicious challenges: Maryland's underfunded employee pension system. The $45.4 billion system, which provides monthly...
  • DreamWorks Animation's box-office flops may result in 400 job cuts

    DreamWorks Animation SKG, the upstart studio that once rivaled Walt Disney Studios in mining box-office gold from animated features, is embarking on a fresh round of layoffs following a string of disappointing releases. DreamWorks is looking to shave as...
  • Group urges infrastructure parity on South, West sides

    Group urges infrastructure parity on South, West sides
    Anyone who’s biked around parts of the South and Southwest sides knows it can be a very different experience than riding on some of the city’s most bike-heavy North Side streets, where you hardly can go the grocery store or hop on a bus or...
  • Teen retailer Wet Seal files for Ch. 11 protection in effort to keep head above water

    The Wet Seal Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an effort to keep its remaining teen clothing stores open. The announcement Friday comes a little over a week after the chain said that it was closing 338 stores, or about two-thirds...
  • Amenta Emma Says Construction Growing Healthily

    Amenta Emma Says Construction Growing Healthily
    HARTFORD — After recessions, architects are like crocuses. When developers, governments or nonprofits hire architects, it's what they call a leading economic indicator — those contracts will result in workers in hard hats with paychecks many...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans substantial layoffs

    Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter said. In a move to cut operating costs, the Glendale studio intends to significantly reduce...
  • Bears, Harriett Lake and free tuition: Letters

    Bears, Harriett Lake and free tuition: Letters
    Coexisting with bears Regarding the Sentinel article "State wildlife officers trap three bears in state Rep. Scott Plakon's yard" on Jan. 6: Our community of almost 100 homes in northwest Seminole County has been living with bears for more than 20...
  • International labor group sees US as bright spot in world's jobless picture

    GENEVA U.S. unemployment will decline this year to 5.9 percent and will fall further in subsequent years, providing a rare bright spot in the world's job picture, the International Labor Organization said in a report to be released Tuesday. Worldwide,...