Weekly Jobless Claims

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Continue reading about February 19 – 627,000 new files for unemployment – Record 4.99 million remain on unemployment – CA approves budget; will it save jobs? HP cuts salaries and benefits – Avon calling end to 3000 jobs – Virginia DOT plans to cut 1,450 – Rockford Holdings cuts 890 – 300 laid off at Sears Canada

Continue reading about February 12 – 623,000 jobless claims – Record 4.81 million receiving UE benefits – Pioneer to silence 10,000 jobs – BorgWarner cuts 4,400 – Network Appliance sheds 500 – Starbucks starts serving the pink slips –

Mike: Be forewarned that this is looking to be a brutal day for job loss announcements as the headlines are full of bad news already:  Magna, Harman, Century Aluminum,  Estee Lauder, Alps Electric,  Tenneco, Bombardier  . The  Jobless Claims number:  Feb. 5 (Bloomberg) — The number of Americans filing first- time claims for jobless benefits unexpectedly jumped last week to a 26-year […]

Continue reading about February 5 – Jobless claims at 626,000 – Estee Lauder cuts 2000 – 1400 gone at Magna (Syracuse) – Bombardier drops 1360 – Harman quiets 1100 jobs – Tenneco dumps 1100 – Century Aluminum cans 650 – Cisco to cut 2000? – Japan’s Alps Electric terminates 13,000 – THQ games 600 out of jobs – Ryanair grounds 800 Irish jobs – Blue Men bluer after job cuts