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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...
  • Fed stresses it will be 'patient' in raising rates but notes steadily improving economy

    The Federal Reserve reiterated Wednesday that it will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows even as the U.S. economy moves steadily closer to full health. The Fed signaled in a statement after its latest policy meeting that no rate...
  • Sears cuts 115 jobs in effort to reduce expenses

    Sears cuts 115 jobs in effort to reduce expenses
    Sears Holdings cut 115 jobs at its headquarters and various corporate support locations as it seeks to reduce expenses in the face of years of losses. Employees were notified Tuesday that 100 positions at the company's Hoffman Estates headquarters and...
  • Fed stays 'patient' on rate hike; notes ultra-low inflation

    Fed stays 'patient' on rate hike; notes ultra-low inflation
    The Federal Reserve reiterated Wednesday that it will be “patient” in raising rates from record lows but noted that inflation remains well below its target rate. In a statement after its latest policy meeting, the Fed made clear that no rate...
  • Don't delay applying for federal student aid

    Dorm move-in day is months away, but college applicants hoping to receive financial aid need to complete the much-maligned Free Application for Federal Student Aid (aka "FAFSA") ASAP. While each school sets its own financial aid due date, some of the...
  • Unemployment rates fell in 46 US states last year, though some doing much better than others

    Colorado's unemployment rate fell by a third. Louisiana's jumped nearly a quarter. Across the country, changes in unemployment rates varied from state to state in 2014, but collectively the numbers pointed to a year of substantial improvement: Jobless...
  • House Democrats brace for potentially tense retreat

    WASHINGTON The official theme of the House Democrats' annual "issues conference" this week is "Grow America's Economy, Grow American Paychecks." But the three-day retreat in Philadelphia, which kicks off Wednesday afternoon, could be a test of whether...
  • Maryland gained estimated 11,000 jobs in December

    Last month, Maryland saw its strongest hiring since 2010, a sign the state's long lackluster labor market may be starting to rev into motion. Employers added an estimated 11,000 jobs in December, driving the state's unemployment rate down a tenth of a...
  • Hey, GOP: Using Carly Fiorina to attack Hillary Clinton could backfire

    Hey, GOP: Using Carly Fiorina to attack Hillary Clinton could backfire
    After watching some of the speeches delivered by would-be Republican presidential contenders over the weekend at Iowa Rep. Steve King’s conservative confab in Des Moines, I got to wondering how long it will take Republicans to field a female...
  • Who wins in the City National bank sale

    Royal Bank of Canada's purchase of City National Corp., the priciest bank deal since the financial crisis, will create major expansion opportunities for the L.A. banking firm's key businesses — wealth management, entertainment services, private...