| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Elgin laid off 19 people and cut 29 total positions Friday in an effort to close a budget gap. The move is the last part …...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:34 PM
THQ sheds 240 of its 1,400 employees and temporarily halves the annual salary of its chief executive, Brian Farrell....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Last year Money Magazine rated Illinois as the top state for making a living....Gov. Pat Quinn during Wednesday's State of the State speech Well, not exactly. Money Magazine, which is part of the Time-Warner empire, is distinct from MoneyRates.com, a........
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Of course the addition of 200,000 jobs in December and a slight decline in unemployment are good news. But the economy has a long, long way to go. There are still 13 million unemployed. Millions more want to work but have stopped looking, which, according...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 7:12 AM
The economy added 243,000 jobs in January, the Labor Department said this morning. It was the 4th-best best monthly job growth in almost six years. More important, it looks like part of a trend. There were a couple good job months in 2010, but they were...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 7:58 AM
The economy added 200,000 jobs in December, and unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent. Going forward, unemployment is not likely to fall much further and may rise again.
Fourth quarter growth was exceptionally strong as the global economy recovered...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
COSTA MESA — The ballooning pension cost estimates that City Council members are using to rationalize their dramatic restructuring and layoffs efforts hinge almost entirely on a single, negotiable premise, according to city finance department...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House:
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
| Aug 22, 2011
We're a country where careers are often part of our identity, and you don't suddenly yank that part of a person out without ripping up the rest.
So, in the midst of a miserable economy, when layoffs have become so common they're met with shrugs rather...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 12:06 PM
You might have seen the news footage of the guy in the orange construction vest who a couple of weeks back angrily yelled at the Occupy Baltimore encampment that he was "working his butt off to support you guys," apparently referring to the unemployed...
| Sep 18, 2011
Elmer Goris spent a year working in Amazon.com's Lehigh Valley warehouse, where books, CDs and various other products are packed and shipped to customers who order from the world's largest online retailer.
The 34-year-old Allentown resident, who has...