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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...
  • McDonald's turnaround plan 'more of just catching up'

    McDonald's turnaround plan 'more of just catching up'
    McDonald's is reorganizing its business, selling restaurants to franchisees and giving billions back to shareholders as part of a much-anticipated turnaround plan unveiled by the company's new CEO. Many industry observers had hoped to see the...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ McDonald's challenge: Make it simpler, but add choices McDonald's wants to simplify, simplify, simplify — but also add a bunch of choices for customers to avoid growing stale. CEO Steve Easterbrook said Monday that he will strip away the...
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital fearing medicaid cuts

    Leaders at Elgin's Presence Saint Joseph Hospital hope that a letter-writing campaign, along with educating staff and patients about proposed state Medicaid cuts, can help prevent those cuts from occurring. The poster-sized letters were displayed in...
  • Orange County property appraiser saves $80K with 30 hybrid cars

    Orange County property appraiser saves $80K with 30 hybrid cars
    In making a business case that going green saves green, Orange County Appraiser Rick Singh has procured a fleet of 30 hybrid cars for his staff. Singh said his field appraisers will park personal cars and hit Orange County streets in a Toyota Prius,...
  • Court forces Florida prisons to provide kosher meals to inmates

    Court forces Florida prisons to provide kosher meals to inmates
    After more than a decade of legal wrangling, a federal judge has ordered the Florida Department of Corrections to provide kosher meals to inmates, rejecting the state's argument that the religious diet is prohibitively expensive. Corrections officials...
  • Unemployed hired to widen Griffith Park roads in 1933

     
    In 1933, money from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation - a federal agency - allowed Los Angeles County to temporarily hire thousands of unemployed workers to widen roads in Griffith Park....
  • German unemployment drops to 6.5 percent in April

    Germany's unemployment rate dropped to 6.5 percent in April as the labor market in Europe's largest economy remained strong. The Federal Labor Agency said Thursday the unadjusted rate was down from 6.8 percent in March. Some 2.8 million Germans were...
  • May Day demos staged around the world; Turkey square blocked

    Left-wing groups, governments and trade unions were staging rallies around the world Friday to mark International Workers Day. Most events were peaceful protests for workers' rights and world peace. But May 1 regularly sees clashes between police and...
  • Citizens deserve state funding during difficult economic times

    Four participants of the Association for Individual Development (AID) Elgin Work Training Center, one participant from the Thompson Work Center in Aurora, Lynn O'Shea, President and CEO of AID, and myself made our way down to Springfield Wednesday,...