Mike: It has been a rather quiet weekend for employment news, but the pace should pick up on Monday.  Mike: The Microsoft layoff rumors and the layoff announcements are quiet today so far. If you have Microsoft, or other companies layoff information, pass it along and I’ll post it quickly.    I’ll start today’s […]

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Mike: I hope you all had a fine Christmas Day. Friday should be a relatively quiet day for layoff announcements and financial news, but here is what is out there right now:     Microsoft Rumors-News General Employment News International News US and some Canada Layoff News Mike: The following is a repost, but I think […]

Continue reading about Friday – MSFT Still Buzzing – 50 Trane Jobs at End of Line – DriveSol Steers 241 to Unemployment – UPS to Deliver Bad News? (12-26-08)

– News of the day – Mike: New claims for unemployment shot up last week. Why this increased number is considered unexpected is beyond me, since all data seem to point in claims rising dramatically: WASHINGTON (AP) — New claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, the government said Wednesday, as layoffs […]

Continue reading about Wednesday – 586,000 New Unemployment Claims – Whirlpool Cleans TN of 500 Jobs – MSFT Rumors Still Flying – Macsteel Cuts 300 (12-24-08)