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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Jobless rate falls again in all Illinois metro areas

    Jobless rate falls again in all Illinois metro areas
    Unemployment rates fell in every metropolitan area in Illinois from their year-ago levels in May, the 15th consecutive month of improvement, state officials said Thursday. In the Chicago area, the jobless rate last month dropped to 6 percent, from 7...
  • French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

    French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber
    French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike...
  • French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

    French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike...
  • Export-Import Bank's cloudy future raises worries of job losses

    Export-Import Bank's cloudy future raises worries of job losses
    To kill the Export-Import Bank, all that House Republican leaders opposing it have to do is let the bank's charter expire Tuesday — and they are leaving Friday for the Fourth of July recess without even holding a vote to reauthorize it. The 81-...
  • Japan inflation ebbs in May, jobless rate flat

    The state of Japan's economic recovery remains murky, with inflation still nearly flat in May despite unprecedented monetary stimulus, though joblessness was flat at 3.3 percent and household spending rose for the first time in over a year. The data...
  • Business events scheduled for the coming month

    All times are Eastern WEDNESDAY, July 1 WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for June, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for May, 10 a.m. DETROIT — Automakers release...
  • Man sentenced for role in stealing $1.5M in jobless benefits

    A Newark man was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison for his role in an unemployment fraud scheme that authorities said was one of the largest in state history. Terry Dilligard II pleaded guilty in April to theft by deception and money laundering....
  • Bristol Hospital Cutting 43 Jobs

    BRISTOL — After racking up months of financial losses, Bristol Hospital announced late Friday afternoon that it has eliminated more than 40 jobs. The hospital, Bristol's second-biggest employer, had to lay off about 5 percent of its workforce,...
  • Massachusetts unemployment rate falls to 4.6 percent

    The state's labor office says Massachusetts gained jobs for a ninth consecutive month in May, and the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.6 percent. Preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show the state picked up 7,400 jobs...
  • Overcoming Baltimore's issues

    Overcoming Baltimore's issues
    The recent events in Baltimore are all too familiar to those of us who lived through the late 1960s, when riots broke out in major U.S. cities. President Lyndon Johnson appointed the Kerner Commission in 1967 to investigate the conditions that led to...
  • Three stories of hardship put a face on L.A.'s exorbitant housing costs

    Three stories of hardship put a face on L.A.'s exorbitant housing costs
    In Reseda, an elderly couple fret about where they will go at the end of the month, when they are forced out of the one-room apartment they have lived in for 29 years. In Tujunga, a retired woman lives in a backyard shed, treating her high blood...