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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Will Larry Hogan lead like Chris Christie?

    Will Larry Hogan lead like Chris Christie?
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan has given New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie a special place in his inaugural ceremony this week, testifying to his gratitude for Mr. Christie's work on behalf of Mr. Hogan's underdog campaign. A nice gesture, to be sure. But here is...
  • Texas oil boom heading for bust in a hurry; downturn may be prolonged

    DALLAS Just as quickly as it emerged, the oil boom is crashing. Drilling budgets across Texas and the world are being slashed. Crude prices today are almost 60 percent lower than they were six months ago. The last time the world saw such a rapid...
  • Social Security Q&A: Will benefits be affected by unemployment payments?

    Q: I went back to work after retiring, but now the company I work for is downsizing. I'll be receiving unemployment benefits in a few weeks. Will this affect my retirement benefits? A: When it comes to retirement benefits, Social Security does not...
  • County unemployment continues downward trend with nearly 10,000 new jobs

    Lake County's unemployment rate continued to fall in 2014, dropping more than 2 percent from what was reported in 2013 and coming in 4.4 percent below what was seen at the height of the recession, according to figures released by the Illinois Department...
  • Diane Stafford: College remains a good bet to plump up the paychecks of millennials

    College got something of a bad rap during the recession and the "jobless" recovery. Thousands of university graduates were unable to find full-time work in their target careers. They took jobs as baristas, bartenders or other part-time, low-wage workers,...
  • U.S. Steel to lay off 700 due to falling oil prices

    PITTSBURGH — Sharply falling oil prices are prompting U.S. Steel to temporarily idle tubular operations near Cleveland and Houston, resulting in 756 layoffs. Most of the layoffs will occur at the Pittsburgh steel producer's Lorain Tubular...
  • German unemployment slightly higher in December at 6.4 percent, but labor market still strong

    Germany's unemployment rose slightly in December to 6.4 percent as the labor market in Europe's largest economy remained strong. The Federal Labor Agency said Wednesday that 2,763,521 Germans were registered as unemployed in December, up by about 47,...