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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • 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,...
  • Citing Progress In Hartford, Segarra Seeks New Term As Mayor

    Citing Progress In Hartford, Segarra Seeks New Term As Mayor
    HARTFORD — Mayor Pedro Segarra announced his bid for a second term Monday, taking credit for a resurgence in city development, a drop in crime and a boost in overall morale. "I believe I've been a significant player in transforming the mood and...
  • Waterbury Hospital To Cut Workforce By 80 Full-Time Jobs

    Waterbury Hospital To Cut Workforce By 80 Full-Time Jobs
    Waterbury Hospital had warned for weeks that layoffs were imminent after a deal fell through to sell the ailing hospital to a Texas chain, and, on Thursday, gave a first glimpse of its plans to cut costs. The hospital said it will reduce its workforce...
  • It's not the economy, it's the politicians

    Like last year at this time, many states are opening their legislative sessions with revenues pouring in faster than expected. In Florida, a $1 billion annual surplus is projected. A similar size surplus is projected in Minnesota for their two-year...
  • Hampton expecting less aid from state budget

    Officials here feel the once symbiotic relationship the city had with the General Assembly is turning parasitic. City Council members and staff spent about 30 minutes Tuesday afternoon lamenting recent state aid reductions. For the upcoming fiscal year,...
  • End of holiday season boosts applications for US jobless aid, but long-term trend is positive

    The end of the holiday shopping season led to more Americans seeking unemployment benefits last week, raising the number of applications to an 18-week high. Still, the number remains near historically low levels. The Labor Department said Thursday that...
  • Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jump 19,000 to four-month high

    Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jumped last week to their highest level in four months, the Labor Department said Thursday. About 316,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits, up 19,000 from the previous week's revised figure....
  • BP cuts 200 staff, 100 contractors as oil prices fall; company still 'committed' to North Sea

    BP has announced it will cut an estimated 200 staff jobs and another 100 contracting jobs in light of falling oil prices. The company said Thursday the cuts will be made in onshore roles, not in offshore operational positions. Regional president Trevor...
  • Wes Moss: The economy: Perception vs. reality

    If the last time you heard "the economy is doing well," and thought to yourself, "no way that's true," then this article is just right for you. Give our economy more credit. It is actually doing well. Most people still have a gloomy view of the economy....
  • Bet on boom times now leading to bankruptcy filing for part of Caesars' casino empire

    Company lawyers said Wednesday that a division of financially troubled Caesars Entertainment Corp. will head to court in Chicago on Thursday to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The lawyers revealed the timing and location of the move in a legal...
  • Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address
    Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:  Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...