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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...
  • Ancient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines

    It's high season in Petra, an ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist draw. Yet nearby hotels stand virtually empty these days and only a trickle of tourists make their way through a landmark canyon to the Treasury building...
  • Justin Fox: Kraft about to get much leaner

    It is nothing new for Kraft Foods Group to undergo an ownership change. Since 1980, the company -- which got its start in 1903 when James Lewis Kraft rented a horse and wagon to bring cheese from wholesalers to small stores in Chicago -- has been going...
  • Hospital merger will bring more, smoother care

    Hospital merger will bring more, smoother care
    There are a lot of moving parts to the merger between Carroll Hospital Center and LifeBridge Health that will become official on Wednesday, but when all is said and done, patients in Carroll County and elsewhere in the LifeBridge system will have access...
  • Mishawaka library cuts 10 of 80 employees as it trims hours

    A library system in northern Indiana has cut 10 of its 80 employees as it implements reduced hours next week. The South Bend Tribune (http://bit.ly/1Ed7yWq ) reports the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library is trying to lower costs and curtail its use of...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of March 29-April 4. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • North Dakota loses lowest jobless rate as oil prices slide

    For the first time in more than six years, North Dakota doesn't have the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, due in part to sliding oil drilling activity spurred by low crude prices. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday show North...
  • With enrollment trending downward, can Dist. 95 keep adding staff?

    With enrollment trending downward, can Dist. 95 keep adding staff?
    If it continues to lose students, District 95 may have to look at cutting staff in the future. But for now, it doesn't have to do that. The discussion came up as Julia Becich, the district's director of human resources, presented enrollment numbers...
  • Sunny forecast for summer teen workers

    Sunny forecast for summer teen workers
    Recent economic indicators — from employment statistics to consumer spending on large items — show the economy improving, which many see as a sign that the employment picture for even new, younger workers will be stronger this summer than in...
  • Lake's jobless rate drops to 5.7 percent in February

    Lake County's jobless rate, which has bounced around in the past year or so, dropped a bit in February, to 5.7 percent from 6 percent in January, statistics released Friday show. Neighboring counties also saw improvement. Sumter's rate fell to 7.6...