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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Quintiles plans to cut 270 jobs worldwide

    RALEIGH, N.C. Quintiles is planning to cut 270 jobs worldwide, marking the third consecutive year that the company has implemented layoffs. The layoffs planned by the Durham-based company, which amount to less than 1 percent of its global work force of...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ FireEye is "first in the door" on big cyberattacks As hackers invade the computer systems of major companies with greater frequency and their corporate victims scramble to contain the damage and prevent future intrusions, these are boom times for...
  • Michigan legislators approve first round of budget cuts

    Michigan will slice $102 million from the state budget after legislative committees on Thursday approved Gov. Rick Snyder's request for the cuts to help compensate for a shortfall in tax revenue. Snyder's executive order calling for the cuts could only...
  • Missouri Senate would limit welfare benefits to 4 years

    Missouri families could receive welfare benefits for a maximum of four years and would lose the payments if parents don't look for work or get training under a proposal approved by the state Senate Thursday that critics said could harm the poor. The...
  • Find jobs in your company for people with disabilities

    Find jobs in your company for people with disabilities
    Broward, Miami-Dade and many other counties in Florida have spent countless millions on disabled young people to prepare them, as best they can, to enter the workforce and become contributing members of our society, There is a problem, though. Most...
  • Study: Even for college-educated blacks, road to full-time work is rocky

     Study: Even for college-educated blacks, road to full-time work is rocky
    Months before he graduated from college, Jeramey Winfield was sending out resumes and applying for jobs online in Chicago. The media studies major hoped to jump from Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire right into the Chicago workforce, in marketing or...
  • Applications for US unemployment benefits jump, though remain at historically low levels

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped last week, though it is still at relatively low levels pointing to healthy hiring. Applications rose 25,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The increase...
  • Dock fee reduction on agenda for Newport Beach City Council

    A proposal to reduce dock fees for residential pier owners by 2 cents per square foot will go before the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday. The resolution also would revise the residential pier permit to protect piers from unlawful seizure and...
  • Gov. Rick Snyder proposes more than $207.3M in Michigan budget cuts to address shortfall

    Michigan would cover a state budget shortfall with a mix of one-time and ongoing cuts across state departments, including a $12 million reduction in film incentives under a plan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday. The cuts will be made through an...
  • As military downsizes, debate sharpens over BRAC

    As military downsizes, debate sharpens over BRAC
    If the Pentagon wants to convene another round of military base closings, it must clear a congressional subcommittee chaired by Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland. Wittman will be a tough sell. He says there is no appetite in Congress for another Base...
  • Consolidation, currencies cost jobs at Acco

     Consolidation, currencies cost jobs at Acco
    There are far fewer places to buy Acco Brands' products like Mead school supplies and the treasured red Swingline stapler Milton guarded in "Office Space." Ongoing consolidation in the office supplies market, along with currency issues abroad, are...