| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:05 PM
FRESNO, Calif. On July 21, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari stepped off a bus in downtown Fresno with $40 in his pocket and planned to spend the next week job hunting while living on the streets.
His campaign project went public Thursday,...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:27 AM
Initial jobless claims fell to near a seven-year low last week in a sign of continued improvement in the labor market.
About 304,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits in the week ended Saturday, down 11,000 from the previous week, the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Calder Casino and Race Course has slashed its horse racing dates and eliminated its poker room, and with that comes a reduction in employees.
The Miami Gardens pari-mutuel revealed this week that 246 employees are being laid off, filing a Worker...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Illinois unemployment fell for the fourth straight month in June, bringing unemployment down to 7.1 percent , according to preliminary data released Thursday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Americans with advanced degrees are more likely to be higher earners than those with bachelor's degrees or less education, and less likely to be jobless, according to representatives from student loan giant Sallie Mae.
In December, the unemployment...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:55 PM
TOKYO (Reuters) - The availability of jobs in Japan held at its highest in more than two decades, official data showed, while news of rising household spending suggested consumers were shrugging off April's sales tax hike.
Household spending rose 1.5...
| Jul 22, 2014
Botox maker Allergan Inc. said Monday that it will cut 1,500 employees, most of them in Southern California, in a cost-cutting effort the Irvine company hopes will help it fight off a hostile takeover bid by a Canadian rival.
Stung by criticism that it'...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Feelings were mixed among Allergan Inc. employees one day after the Botox maker announced 1,500 job cuts, mostly in Southern California.
Outside of Allergan’s Irvine campus, where the bulk of the 650 research and development jobs the company...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Filed under: Volkswagen, Earnings/Financials During a gathering of 20,000 Volkswagen Group employees at company headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany on Wednesday, CEO Martin Winterkorn dropped a bombshell. The boss stated that the automaker isn't...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
San Diego Opera has reached a new level of stability, leaders say, after a series of cost-cutting and the announcement of new initiatives to broaden its presence in the community.
The company — which in May rescinded a controversial decision to...
| Jul 16, 2014
"The repeated failure of well-intentioned programs is not an accident. The failure is deeply rooted in the use of bad means to achieve good objectives."
— The late University of Chicago economist Milton Friedman
Before we mull what hiking...