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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Jobless rates decline slightly in Glendale, Burbank

    Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank dipped slightly last month with education and health services adding the most jobs across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report. The jobless rate in Glendale declined by 0.2%, to 7.4%, while...
  • Gubernatorial Campaign Turns Focus To Jobs

    Gubernatorial Campaign Turns Focus To Jobs
    MERIDEN--The day after state department of labor estimates showed Connecticut lost 3,600 jobs in August, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley leaned over the counter at a diner in Meriden and relayed the figure to the waitress standing behind it....
  • Show us the money: EU seeks billions of euros to revive economy

    MILAN Italy (Reuters) - The European Union sought ways on Saturday to marshal billions of euros into its sluggish economy without getting deeper into debt, considering options from a pan-European capital market to a huge investment fund. With Europe's...
  • U.N. threatens to cut Afghanistan aid if election staff harassed

    KABUL (Reuters) - The United Nations threatened on Saturday to cut aid to Afghanistan if its staff are harassed, responding to tensions surrounding its participation in a drawn-out and bitter investigation into fraud in the still-unresolved presidential...
  • California bouncing back after a slow start to 2014, report says

    California bouncing back after a slow start to 2014, report says
    The economic recovery in California struggled through the first half of the year but now is picking up speed, driven by improvements in the real estate and the job markets, according to a quarterly report from Beacon Economics and City National Bank....
  • From bad to worse for French President Francois Hollande

    From bad to worse for French President Francois Hollande
    Supporters of French President Francois Hollande have awoken each morning for the last four weeks thinking things surely could get no worse. Already, unemployment figures remained stubbornly high. Economic growth was close to zero. The president's...
  • Donchez delivers 'menu' of options to attack $5.9M deficit

    Donchez delivers 'menu' of options to attack $5.9M deficit
    Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez on Thursday outlined how he plans to attack a projected $5.9 million budget shortfall next year: a new pension bond, refinancing old debt, new fees, 25 job cuts and a possible real estate tax hike. The plan, which will be...
  • August jobless rates hold steady in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    August jobless rates hold steady in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    Unemployment rates were unchanged in August from a month earlier in Palm Beach and Broward counties, but experts say that’s because more jobseekers are re-entering the workforce – a sign the jobs market is continuing to improve. Palm Beach...
  • California adds 44,200 jobs in August

    California adds 44,200 jobs in August
    California outpaced its recent job growth as employers added 44,200 nonfarm positions in August — far more than any other state. But for the third straight month, the state unemployment rate remained flat at 7.4%, according to Employment...
  • A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city

     A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city
    Ask Chicagoans how to fix their city and you'll hear powerful ideas to rescue flailing schools, cut violent crime, create attractive jobs and help families thrive. We know this. We asked. Last October, we launched our Plan of Chicago project to fill in...
  • CNN chief hunts for viewership as he prepares to cut jobs

    In the year and a half since former NBCUniversal chief Jeff Zucker took CNN's helm, he has rejiggered levels of the news operation great and small. For starters, he's focused on locking in longer to big breaking news as long as it juices ratings and...