Job Loss

“Hope is gone. The future is terrifying.” Those were the sentiments of D.V. from Modesto, CA, concerning her and her husband’s job situation. She was a Case Manager and he was a company representative; both were laid off in 2009. Since then, “My husband and I went from making $150K a year to scraping out […]

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The May BLS jobs report was discouraging for millions still seeking a job in a weak jobs market. Only 54,000 jobs were created and the unemployment rate increased to 9.1%. About 125,000 jobs need to be created each month to absorb new entrants into the workforce. With that in mind, 71,000 more jobs needed to […]

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layofflist on June 4th, 2011

The following is a guest post from Jason Tabrys, who writes the National Liberal column for Examiner and at his own site America’s Under and Unemployed Battlefield “You cannot choose your battlefield, God does that for you; But you can plant a standard where a standard never flew”-Jonathan Crane Earl James is one of the […]

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