Posts Tagged job loss
Half a year into Gov. Terry Branstad More…‘s fifth term in Terrace Hill, Democratic skepticism continues to mount over Branstad’s much repeated goal of creating 200,000 new jobs in the state over the next four-and-a-half years, especially as the doors begin to close at Iowa Workforce Development field offices at
The conservative interest group Iowans for Tax Relief is pushing against Gov. Terry Branstad More…‘s proposal to raise casino taxes with a statewide campaign.
Last week, the group launched a radio ad criticizing the governor and the state legislature. In an email to members obtained by The Iowa Independent, ITR
The Charlotte Observer, struggling with weak advertising revenue, has announced it will cut 20 jobs from its staff, including five newsroom positions.
Charlotte Observer Publisher Ann Caulkins told staffers at a meeting Monday that the company “was living quarter to quarter with our budgets.”
The Observer’s announcement follows similar cuts More…
Today, the Labor Department reported More… that the unemployment rate tracked up in 26 states and the District of Columbia between July and August. Maryland and Florida saw statistically significant increases of 0.2 percent, with slight changes in 25 other states.
For the fourth month in a row, Nevada remained the
One interesting detail in this morning’s jobs report: The number of workers out of a job for more than six months declined by about 600,000. Moreover, the long-term unemployed made a smaller percentage of the total pool of unemployed workers. The Wall Street Journal reports More… that this is perhaps
The Wall Street Journal takes a look at a new Bureau of Labor Statistics analysis More… of what kind of businesses are gaining and shedding jobs. As is often true, small businesses are both the biggest creators of new jobs and the biggest destroyers of existing positions. Small businesses are managing