WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits fell by 4,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, a five-year low. Layoffs have returned to pre-recession levels, a trend that could […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A long-standing public opinion poll finds that confidence about job security and availability grew in the U.S. last year. The 2012 General Social Survey finds that confidence in the U.S. job market has rebounded to roughly a normal level from its record low after the Great Recession.
(AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid remained elevated for a second straight week because Superstorm Sandy forced many people to seek temporary benefits. The Labor Department said Wednesday that first-time applications […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Some 160 Los Angeles Police Department employees could be laid off by January 1 under a cost-cutting plan announced by Chief Charlie Beck. In a memo posted on the department’s internal […]
NEW YORK (AP) – EBay’s PayPal unit is planning layoffs in the coming weeks as it tries to refocus and operate more like an agile startup than a large company, according to people familiar with […]
(AP) – U.S. employers posted the most job openings in four years in June, a positive sign that hiring may pick up. The Labor Department reports that job openings rose to a seasonally adjusted 3.8 […]