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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Warner Bros. to cut costs, shed jobs

    Warner Bros. to cut costs, shed jobs
    Warner Bros.' film and television studio, which had an uncharacteristically poor summer at the box office, will cut its annual overheard by $200 million, Chief Executive Kevin Tsujihara said Wednesday at a Time Warner investors meeting in New York....
  • Four-week average of unemployment claims lowest since 2006

    Four-week average of unemployment claims lowest since 2006
    Average weekly unemployment claims over the last month hit an eight-year low, the government reported, in another positive sign for the labor market recovery. The number of people filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits held roughly steady at...
  • Young people not setting up households

    ATLANTA The tossing of the bouquet, the tying of the knot, the cutting of the cake and the filing of the joint tax return it is just not happening the way it used to. And most strikingly, the enthusiasm for traditional marriage is ebbing among the age...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...