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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • DuPont shareholders push back Peltz slate, re-elect incumbent directors

    WILMINGTON, Del. Big stock-index funds and small investors joined forces to re-elect incumbent DuPont Co. directors in a Wednesday vote at the company's Wilmington headquarters, pushing back a rival slate led by billionaire activist investor Nelson Peltz....
  • German economy grows by disappointing 0.3 percent in Q1

    German growth slowed to 0.3 percent in the first quarter, falling short of economists' expectations although consumer spending and investment in construction and equipment picked up. Quarter-on-quarter growth in Europe's biggest economy slowed from 0.7...
  • Broward eyes layoffs in school facilities department

    Broward eyes layoffs in school facilities department
    Another shakeup could be in store for the Broward school facilities department, with the district planning to lay off nine employees while creating 16 new positions next year to help oversee the $800 million bond. The facilities department was gutted...
  • McDonald's turnaround plan 'more of just catching up'

    McDonald's turnaround plan 'more of just catching up'
    McDonald's is reorganizing its business, selling restaurants to franchisees and giving billions back to shareholders as part of a much-anticipated turnaround plan unveiled by the company's new CEO. Many industry observers had hoped to see the...
  • Lay off the layoff idea for state workers

    Lay off the layoff idea for state workers
    It's not possible. It's not legal. It's not practical. It's not fair. And it's not economical. Other than that, the suggestion offered to Gov. Bruce Rauner on these pages Tuesday is a good one. "Lay off the entire state workforce, and close the...
  • US job openings fall, hiring rises in mostly positive report

    The number of available jobs in the U.S. fell in March, though companies filled more of their open positions in a sign they are still confident enough to hire. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job postings dropped 2.9 percent to just under a...
  • Homelessness up 12% in L.A. city and county

    Homelessness up 12% in L.A. city and county
    The homeless population jumped 12% in the last two years in both the city and county of Los Angeles, driven by soaring rents, low wages and stubbornly high unemployment, according to a report released Monday. In one of the most striking findings, the...
  • Job openings fall, hiring rises in mixed report

    Job openings fall, hiring rises in mixed report
    The number of available jobs in the U.S. fell in March, though companies filled more of their open positions in a sign they are still confident enough to hire. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job postings fell 2.9 percent to just under a...
  • Florida job cuts up slightly in April

    Florida job cuts up slightly in April
    Job cuts by private employers in Florida were up slightly in April, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, an outplacement firm that tracks announced job cuts. Florida employers announced 491 job cuts in April compared with 459 for the same month...
  • Darden lays off employees at Orlando headquarters

    Orlando-based Darden Restaurants will lay off 30 workers at its headquarters. The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1IvC6V7 ) reports notices went out to employees on Monday. Darden is the parent company of Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse. Company...
  • Darden lays off 30 workers at Orlando HQ

    Darden lays off 30 workers at Orlando HQ
    Darden Restaurants will lay off 30 workers at its Orlando headquarters, the parent company of Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse said Monday. The cuts came in several departments and levels, said company spokesman Rich Jeffers. He said it made a...