Weekly Jobless Claims

         The Layoff Outrage of the Day:  Mike: I thought I would title the daily discussion to save readers any confusion about my intentions, which are simply to highlight a daily kick in the butt to the workers and taxpayers of America. Today I’ll discuss the often mentioned subject of outsourcing. While outsourcing is […]

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                       Mike: Wednesday should be a relatively light layoff day as companies prepare for the upcoming holiday. Once the new year begins, the layoff news will likely be more active.  The important unemployment number is the number of laid-off workers continuing to draw unemployment benefits increasing by 140,000. This indicates that it’s more difficult to find […]

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