mike@layofflist on November 20th, 2008

Mike: Jobless claims jump unexpectedly to 16-year high I am always amused by the fact that these useless headlines have lately stated that “Jobless claims jump unexpectedly.” What is so unexpected about higher than usual jobless claims. The country is going through one of the most encompassing financial disasters in almost a century and these […]

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mike@layofflist on November 19th, 2008

I’m amazed that our elected reps are spending so much time with the auto industry CEOs, who had to fly to DC in separate private jets, but haven’t had the time to consider extending unemployment benefits.  The show must go on while those affected by unemployment continue to suffer. Since this is site reviews some […]

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mike@layofflist on November 18th, 2008

Because of a weak economy and cash-strapped donors, Focus on the Family said it is eliminating 202 jobs, the deepest cuts in the 32-year history of the Colorado Springs-based Christian nonprofit. The ministry laid off 149 workers, and cut another 53 vacant positions. http://www.gazette.com/articles/focus_43586___article.html/lays_eliminationg.html Up to 25 States Could Lose 3,000 Ford-Related Jobs http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122698476859136711.html?mod=googlenews_wsj ROYAL […]

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