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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions. Malloy had been warning workers...
  • Hire Ground Chat: Preparing Your Resume

    Hire Ground Chat: Preparing Your Resume
    • Resume` examples from Department Of Labor Newsteam: Good morning! Our live chat with Karen Quesnel, a professional resume writer with the Connecticut Department Of Labor, will begin shortly before 9 a.m. Have questions about preparing your...
  • Japan November jobless rate steady at 3.5 percent

    Japan's jobless rate stood at 3.5 percent in November, steady from the previous month, data from the internal affairs ministry showed on Friday. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate compared with economists' median forecast of 3.5 percent. The...
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid fall to 7-week low

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid fall to 7-week low
    The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level in seven weeks, a sign that the U.S. economy and job market are steadily improving. The Labor Department says applications for unemployment benefits dropped 9,000...
  • U.S. jobless claims fall to seven-week low

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, underscoring the economy's sustained strength. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 280,000 for the week...
  • Report: Coca-Cola to cut up to 2,000 jobs

    ATLANTA Coca-Cola reportedly plans to cut 1,000 to 2,000 jobs in the coming weeks as part of a $3 billion cost-cutting effort. Analysts speculated to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution last month that the cuts would be as much as 2,000 as the world's...
  • Shares mostly flat ahead of holiday; oil slips

    Shares mostly flat ahead of holiday; oil slips
    U.S. shares ended flat on Wednesday, with the Dow industrials eking out a record close after the latest data showed strength in the world's largest economy, while a mixed economic picture in Europe kept the region's stocks largely in check. Oil prices...
  • At Waterbury Hospital, Cuts Are Imminent Amid Debate Over Future

    At Waterbury Hospital, Cuts Are Imminent Amid Debate Over Future
    Waterbury Hospital will cut its expenses as early as January, which could mean layoffs and curtailed services, even as unions, administrators and local activists debate how the hospital should move forward after the collapse of its proposed merger....
  • Bank dealmakers set for bonus cheer, bond traders not so much

    Investment bankers working on corporate takeovers and share issues can expect good news on bonuses when they return from the holidays after a buoyant year, but bond and currency traders face lower payouts. Investment banks will finalize bonuses over...
  • Anxious German employers gear up for minimum wage revolution

    Michael Pirl is about to raise prices at his hotel in rural east Germany to cover a spike in labor costs as a national minimum wage takes effect, and he hopes new events like dinner shows will keep the customers coming. Like most German employers, he'...
  • Coke to cut up to 2,000 jobs in coming weeks: WSJ

    Coke to cut up to 2,000 jobs in coming weeks: WSJ
    Coca-Cola Co plans to cut 1,000-2,000 jobs globally in the coming weeks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The job cuts are part of Coke's $3 billion cost-cutting program, which it announced in October after...