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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Investment banks prepare for tough winter in Russia

    MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) - The annual "Russia Calling" investment conference kicks off this week in Moscow with investment bankers in no mood to talk. Western sanctions have killed off any hope of a revival in takeovers, stock market debuts and...
  • Egypt's Sisi delivers economic reforms but hurdles remain

    CAIRO (Reuters) - In his first 100 days in office, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a fast start on economic reform: slashing costly fuel subsidies, raising taxes and devising infrastructure projects to secure long-term revenues and ease...
  • Quinn job training groups returning money

     Quinn job training groups returning money
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn spent nearly $5 million on special job training grants as part of a sweeping anti-violence program he quickly launched during his 2010 campaign, but about a third of the community groups that received money had to give some of it...
  • Fusion Paperboard Workers To Receive Federal Benefits

    The 142 workers of Fusion Paperboard, a factory that made recycled thin cardboard before closing last month, will qualify for extended unemployment benefits and free tuition from a federal program that aims to soften the pains of globalization. The U.S....
  • Fed officials link rate increase to economic data

    Federal Reserve officials, worried about weak growth overseas, agreed last month that they would begin raising interest rates only when measures of the economy's health and inflation signaled the time was right. Minutes of the Fed's discussions at the...
  • Holiday sales forecast is a mixed bag

    Holiday sales forecast is a mixed bag
    As Halloween candy piles up in stores, Christmas retail sales forecasts have started coming in, and they present a mixed bag. The National Retail Federation said Tuesday that it expects holiday sales to increase 4.1 percent, to $616.9 billion, from...
  • In 2015, L.A. County is forecast to regain jobs lost during recession

    Los Angeles County will finally regain the number of jobs it lost during the Great Recession next year, with Orange County and the Inland Empire expected to follow soon after, a new study projects. After facing a more severe downturn than many other...
  • FACTBOX: Fed staff forecasts from FOMC minutes

    (Reuters) - The following are the Federal Reserve's staff forecasts as contained in the minutes of recent Federal Open Market Committee meetings: SEPT 16-17 FOMC: Minutes released on Oct. 8: "In the economic forecast prepared by the staff for the...
  • New Town Manager: Employee Living In Town-Owned Property

    ROCKY HILL — In his top-to-bottom review of municipal operations, new Town Manager Guy Scaife discovered something he thought was unusual. A town custodian was living alone in the Kennedy House, a three-bedroom, town-owned home on Old Main Street...
  • Illinois employers plan to lay off 600 workers

    Illinois employers plan to lay off 600 workers
    Eight Illinois employers warned that they will lay off about 600 workers by early 2015, according to notices filed with state regulators. Microsoft and Nokia will cut 91 jobs at an office at 425 W. Randolph St. in Chicago. Layoffs will occur there Nov....
  • Yahoo to lay off 400 in India, invite some to work in U.S., report says

    Marissa Mayer caused an uproar last year when she banned telecommuting for Yahoo employees. Now it looks like she again wants workers as close to the company as possible. The online tech company is reportedly cutting about 400 positions at its...