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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Cisco Systems to cut 6,000 jobs

    SAN JOSE, Calif. In what has become almost an annual ritual, computer networking and communications colossus Cisco Systems on Wednesday said it is laying off thousands of employees as it struggles with sluggish sales and a range of fierce competitors....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bank Of America Provides Internships

    Michael Edwards, Eva Maher, Zak Sayah, recent graduates of the Classical Magnet School, Angelica Torres-Maldonado, a recent graduate of The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and Makeda Barr-Brown, a rising senior at the Sport and Medical Sciences...
  • Fed chief concerned about the number of Americans working part-time

    Fed chief concerned about the number of Americans working part-time
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a stubborn warning light blinking on her labor market dashboard: A group of Americans larger than Washington state's population can find only part-time work. As Yellen heads to this week's Fed symposium in...
  • Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie Talk 'Today' - And The NBC Morning Show's Tomorrow

    Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie have an easygoing rapport. He teases her about the gender of her expected child. She makes fun of the way he decorates his wall of his dressing room. And while the relationship seems genuine, it's also required: Millions of...
  • Bank of England focuses on weak wages, rate rise lower on agenda

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England dented expectations of a first interest rate hike this year, slashing its forecast for wage growth and saying higher borrowing costs hinged largely on an improved outlook for pay. Sterling slumped to a 10-week low...
  • US job openings at their highest level in over a decade

    WASHINGTON Job openings in June reached the highest number in 13 years, while hiring showed levels not seen since early 2008, according to a Bureau of Labor Statics report released Tuesday. The report came about a month after another BLS report showed...
  • Help Wanted: Quitting endangers unemployment benefits

    DEAR CARRIE: I lost my job as a manager after 14 years. I put in a claim for unemployment benefits and started receiving them. In the meantime a former co-worker told me about a restaurant job. I called and was hired over the phone. I jumped right in even...
  • Ryerson steel firm has long Chicago history but weak IPO

    In the century after its conception on the banks of the Chicago River in 1842, Ryerson grew into the nation's largest steel distributor and a Chicago institution, employing thousands in the area and leaving the Ryerson family name stamped on art...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Did expiring benefits drive down the jobless rate?

    In January I wrote a column questioning the morality of continuing to extend jobless payments to Americans looking for work. It didn't come from a coldhearted supposition that unemployed people don't deserve benefits. I was contemplating the results of...
  • Weekly jobless claims fall as economy strengthens

    Initial claims for unemployment benefits dropped last week, indicating the labor market is strengthening. Applications for jobless benefits fell 14,000 from to the prior week to 289,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.  Economists had expected new...
  • Yen slips on pension fund stock shift; eyes on ECB

    LONDON (Reuters) - The yen sagged on Thursday on news that Japan's public pension fund plans to increase its allocation to the domestic stock market, while the euro held steady as investors awaited details of the European Central Bank's latest outlook...