Mike: Hello to all. Today is rather quiet for economic reports, but Thursday will bring us a new Jobless Claims number, which is expected to remain above 600,000. Mike: Bill would require drug test for unemployment check – Local – Bradenton.com “All it says is that if you’re going to draw unemployment, you should be […]

Continue reading about March 11 – LA sends out 9000 layoff notices – National Semiconductor deletes 1,725 – Continental AG to lay off 1,900 – AOL may cut 700 – Fleetwood dumps 415 – Sony Pictures chops 350 – Severstal may cut 9500 in US/RU – American Airlines to exit 323 – Drug testing the unemployed in FL? – Dell starts laying off hundreds

Mike: Turned out to be another busy Tuesaday for layoff announcements. It was a relatively light day for economic reports, but the retail sales numbers indicate that the “consumer, ” you and I, are not out there spending money on merchandise. The more we spend the more who may keep their jobs, but from what […]

Continue reading about March 10 – United Technologies to slash 11,600 – Dow Chemical/Rohm & Haas to cut 3,500 more jobs – At least 721 lawyers dismissed – Cequent closure costs 200 jobs – Rapid City Masco to close

Mike: It was a quieter day for layoff announcements, which is good news for us all. Mike: I hope you all had a fine weekend and welcome to Monday. It’s a rather quiet day for economic reports, yet the layoff news continues to be active. There are a few stories showing that the layoff numbers […]

Continue reading about March 9 – McClatchy to eliminate 1,600 – ArcelorMittal to cut 700 in Cleveland – Up to 300 gone at Eastman Chemical – Garmin will lay off 141 – Electro-Motive details 347 job cuts – Layoff List reader tip: up to 900 will be gone at Hamilton Sundstrand – Apple deletes sales staff