RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Unemployment and Layoffs

A collection of news and information related to Unemployment and Layoffs published by this site and its partners.

Top Unemployment and Layoffs Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • Fed official warns against raising interest rates 'prematurely'

    Fed official warns against raising interest rates 'prematurely'
    Even though a global slowdown threatens the U.S. recovery, the biggest risk facing the nation's economy would be decision by the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates too soon, according to a top central bank policymaker. The Fed should be patient...
  • CNN Cancels 'Crossfire,' Other Shows in Wake of Turner Cuts

    CNN has quietly cancelled "Crossfire," "Unguarded With Rachel Nichols," "Sanjay Gupta, M.D." and "CNN Money" in the wake of cost-cutting by parent company Turner Broadcasting, according to people familiar with the situation. Turner announced last week...
  • Virginia budget woes mean layoffs for up to 565 employees

    Virginia budget woes mean layoffs for up to 565 employees
    The state will lay off as many as 565 employees, mostly in the Department of Corrections, to balance its budget in the wake of lower-than-anticipated revenues, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday. Roughly 90 percent of the layoffs will come from the...
  • White House, companies look for ways to hire long-term unemployed

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden will meet with human resource officers from major U.S. companies at the White House on Wednesday to discuss changes to hiring practices aimed at improving employment prospects for people who have been out of...
  • Amid drought, mayor directs L.A. to cut water use 20% by 2017

    Amid drought, mayor directs L.A. to cut water use 20% by 2017
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued an executive directive on Tuesday requiring Los Angeles to reduce its fresh water use 20% by 2017 as a response to the prolonged drought. Garcetti also asked L.A. departments to dramatically cut the amount of water...
  • UK jobless rate falls again, recovery shows signs of cooling

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's strong labor market recovery is showing signs of cooling, even as the unemployment rate once again fell more than expected in the three months to August. Job creation was its weakest since the spring of last year and there...
  • Connecticut Agencies Receive $12 Million To Help Long-Term Unemployed

    Ten months after the Obama administration tried to cajole businesses into considering hiring people who have been out of work for six months, a year, or several years, White House officials are reporting the results. Some large companies have changed...
  • U.S. tackles long-term unemployment with $170 million in grants

    The U.S. Labor Department is taking on long-term unemployment – which last month affected 3 million Americans – by issuing nearly $170 million in grants to help train, counsel and place job seekers. Returning workers to long-jobs is “...
  • White House offers help for long-term jobless

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Wednesday will announce the expansion of its efforts to aid the long-term unemployed with grants to help get the jobless back into the workplace. President Barack Obama in January launched an effort to remove...
  • Siemens to cut jobs at German energy ops: German radio

    MUNICH (Reuters) - Engineering group Siemens is cutting 1,200 jobs at its German energy business on weak demand for power plant equipment and maintenance, radio station Bayerischer Rundfunk reported on Wednesday, citing company sources. Siemens confirmed...
  • Time Warner investor day: Five things to watch

    Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is poised to explain why bigger wouldn't have been better. Three months after refusing to entertain Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox's takeover bid for his company, Bewkes is expected to outline his vision for...