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CNNMoney: Recession job losses: Worse than first thoughtupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 04:46:00

As bad as job losses were during the recession, we're about to find out that things were even worse.

CNNMoney: Jobless rate down for first time in a yearupdated: Fri Aug 07 2009 11:20:00

The long-battered U.S. job market showed some signs of improvement in July as employers cut far fewer jobs from payrolls and the unemployment rate fell for the first time in more than a year, according to a government report Friday.

CNNMoney: Job loss eases, but remains steep - ADPupdated: Wed Aug 05 2009 09:40:00

Private-sector employment recorded its smallest monthly drop in nine months during July, but the number of job cuts announced in the month spiked 31%, according two reports released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Jobs: A little less bleakupdated: Fri May 08 2009 11:09:00

The unemployment rate hit a 25-year high in April, but there were signs of hope as the monthly job loss total fell to the lowest level in six months.

CNNMoney: 2 million jobs lost so far in '09updated: Fri Apr 03 2009 18:35:00

Job losses continued to mount in March and unemployment hit a 25-year high, according to the government's latest reading on the battered labor market Friday.

CNNMoney: December layoffs exceed 100kupdated: Fri Dec 12 2008 13:30:00

The second week of December was another brutal one for jobs, as Bank of America and at least 20 other companies announced more massive cuts.

CNNMoney: Job cuts slated for Office Depot, Yahoo, EAupdated: Thu Dec 11 2008 11:14:00

Office Depot, Yahoo and Electronic Arts have added to the mounting job losses in the global economy, with more than 4,000 positions slated for elimination.

CNNMoney: Early bounce for stocksupdated: Wed Dec 10 2008 09:44:00

Talk that the government will soon approve a $15 billion auto industry bailout gave a lift to stocks Wednesday morning, one day after a big selloff.

CNNMoney: Another 15,000 job cutsupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 14:45:00

The job toll continued Tuesday, as Sony Corp. and five other companies announced cuts totaling nearly 15,000 positions.

Laid-off factory workers situpdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 22:14:00

Factory workers in Chicago stage a sit-in and refuse to leave the factory after being laid off.

CNNMoney: Job outlook gets gloomierupdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 12:51:00

The already bruised labor market could see further losses, according to a report issued Monday by a leading business research organization.

CNNMoney: Where the jobs areupdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 10:47:00

The economy continues to recede, leaving massive job losses in its wake. But while layoffs are widespread, they are not across the board. Some industries are thriving -- and hiring.

CNNMoney: Job cuts mount as year-end nearsupdated: Sat Dec 06 2008 19:10:00

The nation's job market was dealt a savage blow this week as a slew of companies announced more than 34,000 layoffs, and the government reported that nearly 2 million jobs have been lost this year, through November.

Fortune: Dark signs in the jobless numbersupdated: Sat Dec 06 2008 11:11:00

The employment report for November was bad enough on its face, showing a labor-market picture of nearly complete devastation.

CNNMoney: Stocks rally despite jobs reportupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 18:44:00

Stocks staged a big comeback Friday, erasing big losses after a brutal November employment report, as investors extended the recent trend of buying despite the bad news.

CNNMoney: Job picture could get even worseupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 18:25:00

In November, the U.S. economy shed jobs at the fastest rate in 34 years - and experts say December could be even worse.

CNNMoney: Lost: 1.9 million jobsupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 17:02:00

The economy shed 533,000 jobs in November, according to a government report Friday - bringing the year's total job losses to 1.9 million.

CNNMoney: Have degree - and pink slipupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 14:57:00

There are currently a record number of unemployed college graduates seeking work. So many, in fact, that they outnumber high school dropouts on the job hunt.

CNNMoney: Stocks tumble on dismal job reportupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 09:42:00

Wall Street was thumped by more bleak economic news early Friday, as the government reported the heaviest monthly job loss in nearly 34 years.

CNNMoney: Job recovery could be slow and weakupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 04:01:00

In the midst of a recession, huge job losses are expected to continue for at least several more months. But what really worries economists is that the job market could be slow to recover even when the economy begins to improve.

CNNMoney: Jobless claims in surprise declineupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 10:04:00

The number of Americans filing new unemployment insurance claims decreased last week, but the number of people continuing to collect benefits hit a 26-year high.

CNNMoney: Job cuts at highest level since '02updated: Wed Dec 03 2008 09:13:00

Jobs took another painful hit in November, with planned cuts rising to the highest level in seven years, according to a report released Wednesday by an outplacement firm.

30 best cities to find a jobupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 13:10:00

Job seekers with no ties to any particular location often seek jobs in big cities like New York, Chicago, Illinois, Los Angeles, California, or San Francisco, California.

CNNMoney: Jobless claims down from 16-year highupdated: Wed Nov 26 2008 11:15:00

The number of Americans filing new unemployment insurance claims edged down from a 16-year high, but remained elevated above the half-million mark.

CNNMoney: Millions of jobs at stake in carmaker woesupdated: Tue Nov 25 2008 16:27:00

With auto sales at the weakest pace in 25 years and a government bailout far from certain, job losses in the struggling industry could potentially get much worse.

CNNMoney: Bush signs bill extending jobless benefitsupdated: Fri Nov 21 2008 09:03:00

President Bush signed legislation Friday to extend unemployment insurance benefits nationwide, his spokeswoman Dana Perino said.

CNNMoney: Citigroup to cut more than 50,000 jobsupdated: Mon Nov 17 2008 17:31:00

Citigroup unveiled bold plans Monday to cut more than 50,000 jobs, the latest move by the struggling bank to cut costs in order to weather the credit crisis plaguing Wall Street.

CNNMoney: Jobless claims highest since Sept. 11 attacksupdated: Thu Nov 13 2008 11:09:00

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment insurance last week surged to the highest levels since the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and the number of people continuing to collect benefits rose to a 25-year high, the government said Thursday.

Ohio community devastated by DHL job cutsupdated: Mon Nov 10 2008 21:38:00

Fred Wadsworth sat at breakfast Monday morning wondering how he'll put food on his table from now on.

DHL cuts hit Ohio townupdated: Mon Nov 10 2008 21:38:00

The global shipper delivers bad news to Wilmington, Ohio. CNN's Allan Chernoff reports.

CNNMoney: DHL to cut 9,500 U.S. jobsupdated: Mon Nov 10 2008 15:20:00

Global delivery company DHL announced Monday that it was cutting 9,500 jobs as it discontinues air and ground operations within the United States.

CNNMoney: Layoffs hit every cornerupdated: Sat Nov 08 2008 11:40:00

The first week of November has been brutal for the job market, with nearly 15,000 announced job cuts from a slew of companies across multiple industries.

CNNMoney: Jobs lost in 2008: 1.2 millionupdated: Fri Nov 07 2008 11:51:00

The government reported more grim news about the economy Friday, saying employers cut 240,000 jobs in October - bringing the year's total job losses to nearly 1.2 million.

CNNMoney: Mounting job losses fueling foreclosuresupdated: Fri Nov 07 2008 05:19:00

For years, bad loans and their aftershocks have been sending homeowners into foreclosure. Now it's lost jobs that are putting troubled borrowers over the edge.

CNNMoney: Jobs take a beatingupdated: Thu Nov 06 2008 18:23:00

October was another awful month for jobs. Two key employment reports released Wednesday showed the largest number of planned job cuts in nearly five years, with private sector jobs falling by the largest amount in nearly seven years.

CNNMoney: Initial unemployment claims upupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 10:09:00

The number of out-of-work Americans filing new claims for unemployment insurance rose last week, the government said Thursday, reflecting continuing weakness in the nation's economy.

CNNMoney: Monthly job losses cut across 41 statesupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 17:52:00

The number of states suffering monthly job losses more than doubled in September, with Michigan losing the greatest number of jobs, according to a government report released Tuesday.

Dallas lays off 375 teachersupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 13:19:00

Dallas school officials laid off 375 teachers after administrators made a massive budget error. WFAA reports.

CNNMoney: Hard times in the Heartlandupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 13:05:00

The turmoil on Wall Street has come to the Pit Stop, a bar in the blue-collar town of Marengo, Iowa.

CNNMoney: Where Wall St. meets Main St.updated: Wed Oct 15 2008 11:32:00

News of the financial crisis is everywhere. And while average Americans used to feel blissfully disconnected to the workings of Wall Street, it's now become clear that the fates of those on Wall Street and Main Street are closely linked.

CNNMoney: Jobs: Worst in 5 yearsupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 13:36:00

Employers made deeper cuts in their payrolls in September, according to the Labor Department's monthly jobs report, as the economy experienced the biggest drop in jobs in more than five years.

CNNMoney: The first jobs to goupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 13:32:00

With jobless claims and unemployment climbing, employees across the country are holding their breath, hoping to hang on to their positions and paychecks.

CNNMoney: More job cuts loom as economy slowsupdated: Wed Oct 01 2008 07:36:00

The number of job cuts announced in September rose as the economy slowed, according to a report released Wednesday.

Fortune: Leave now - or risk getting laid off?updated: Tue Sep 30 2008 08:46:00

Dear Annie: I work for Hewlett-Packard, which, as you probably know, is planning to lay off more than 24,000 people worldwide over the next three years. It seems that most of those on the chopping block are employees who came along with HP's acquisition of EDS. Since I happen to be in that group, I wonder if I should leave now, or wait and see what happens. On the one hand, I like it here, and my immediate boss has told me that he sees a great future for me at HP, so I should "just sit tight." On the other hand, I have two other job offers, one that came from a recruiter, and another from a former EDS colleague who left before the merger. Any advice on what to do? -Dangling Man

CNNMoney: What about my job?updated: Thu Sep 25 2008 10:31:00

The credit crisis is taking its toll on financial firms, leaving many people on Wall Street out of work and many more uncertain about whether they will lose their jobs in the coming months.

CNNMoney: Lehman layoffs, the tip of the icebergupdated: Sun Sep 21 2008 15:12:00

Lehman Brothers employees face the bleakest employment conditions in recent Wall Street history, and experts say there will likely be more painful financial sector job losses to come.

CNNMoney: Jobless claims on the riseupdated: Thu Sep 18 2008 09:26:00

The number of out-of-work Americans who signed up for jobless benefits rose last week, the government reported Thursday, surprising economists who expected fewer claims.

CNNMoney: Jobless rate soars to 6.1%updated: Wed Sep 10 2008 07:53:00

The unemployment rate soared to a nearly five-year high in August as employers trimmed jobs for the eighth straight month, the government reported Friday.

CNNMoney: Stocks finish mixed at end of tough weekupdated: Fri Sep 05 2008 17:47:00

Stocks ended mixed Friday after a tough session and week, as a rally in the hard-hit financial sector countered amplified recession fears that were sparked by a weak labor market report.

Time.com: US Jobless Rate Jumps to 6.1%updated: Fri Sep 05 2008 10:10:00

The nation's unemployment rate hit a five-year high of 6.1% in August as employers slashed 84,000 jobs, proof of the mounting damage of a deeply troubled economy

CNNMoney: No job turnaround on horizonupdated: Fri Sep 05 2008 10:02:00

August was another bad month for the job market. But many economists also are predicting job losses to continue deep into 2009 as well.

CNNMoney: Companies hack away at jobsupdated: Wed Sep 03 2008 08:14:00

The number of summer job cut anouncements reached its highest level since 2002, according to a report released Wednesday.

Time.com: Jobless Claims Drop for 3rd Weekupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 10:00:00

The number of people signing up for jobless benefits declined last week, the third straight drop from a six-year high reached earlier this month

Time.com: Jobless Claims Fall for Second Straight Weekupdated: Thu Aug 21 2008 11:00:00

The number of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, the second straight drop from a six-year high, according to government data released Thursday

CNNMoney: Jobless claims ease for 2nd straight weekupdated: Thu Aug 21 2008 10:50:00

The number of out-of-work Americans who signed up for jobless benefits fell for the second week in a row, coming in below economists' expectations.

Fortune: Falling oil prices: The downsideupdated: Mon Aug 04 2008 15:04:00

Oil prices are falling sharply, and that's good news. But not nearly as good as you might think.

CNNMoney: Looming job cuts march on - reportupdated: Mon Aug 04 2008 08:03:00

The nation's employers continue to put jobs on the chopping block at a steep rate as the economy struggles, according to a new report.

CNNMoney: Unemployment at 4-year highupdated: Fri Aug 01 2008 11:05:00

Employers cut jobs in July for the seventh straight month, while the unemployment rate hit a four-year high, according to a government report released Friday.

Time.com: Jobless Rate Hits 5.7% in Julyupdated: Fri Aug 01 2008 11:00:00

The nation's unemployment rate climbed to a four-year high of 5.7 percent in July as employers cut 51,000 jobs

CNNMoney: Autos and jobs: Stuck in reverseupdated: Fri Aug 01 2008 03:51:00

The July jobs report is due out Friday, the same day that automakers report their U.S. sales for the month.

CNNMoney: A half-year of job lossesupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 10:30:00

Employers trimmed jobs from their payrolls in June for the sixth straight month, as the government's closely watched report Thursday showed continued weakness in the labor market.

CNNMoney: Job market: No bottom until '09updated: Thu Jul 03 2008 03:44:00

Economists are forecasting that the unemployment rate retreated slightly in June after May's big spike. But few believe that is a sign that the battered labor market is at or even near the bottom.

CNNMoney: Luck - A president's best jobs planupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 08:04:00

Today's troubles in the U.S. economy and labor market could very well turn out to be a lucky break for the next president, no matter who is elected.

CNNMoney: State, city layoffs: 45,000 and countingupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 08:31:00

The latest hit to the economy could come from state houses and city halls across the nation, which are in their worst budget crisis in years.

Time.com: McClatchy Slashes 1,400 Jobsupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 14:00:00

Newspaper publisher McClatchy Co. is slashing 1,400 jobs, or 10 percent of its work force, as part of an accelerating drive to cut costs as advertising revenues dwindle, the company announced Monday

CNNMoney: As jobless claims rise, lawmakers pass extensionupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 15:15:00

Amid an ever worsening jobs picture, House lawmakers have approved a measure Thursday to extend unemployment benefits.

CNNMoney: Unemployment pain to continue - indexupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 11:42:00

Unemployment is likely to continue to rise as companies cut more jobs, according to a new index from a respected business research group released Monday.

CNNMoney: Nation's economic pain deepensupdated: Fri Jun 06 2008 22:02:00

A spike in the unemployment rate - the biggest in more than two decades - raised new concerns Friday that a weak labor outlook, high oil prices and continuing woes in the housing and credit markets are leading the U.S. economy into a painful recession.

Time.com: Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.5%updated: Fri Jun 06 2008 08:00:00

The government reports the nation's unemployment rate jumped to 5.5% in May -- the biggest monthly rise since 1986

CNNMoney: The latest gas pain: More job lossesupdated: Fri Jun 06 2008 04:43:00

The labor market was having enough trouble so far this year.

Time.com: Jobless Claims at 4-Week Lowupdated: Thu May 22 2008 16:45:00

The number of newly laid off workers filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to the lowest level in a month

CNNMoney: Out of a job and out of luck at 54updated: Wed May 21 2008 13:22:00

Too young to retire, too old to get a new job. That's how many older workers are feeling these days.

CNNMoney: It's always the economy, stupidupdated: Tue May 20 2008 15:06:00

Some of the worst economic conditions in the country are where John McCain can least afford them - in electoral battleground states crucial to Republicans' chances of hanging onto the White House.

CNNMoney: Jobless claims up, once againupdated: Thu May 15 2008 09:08:00

The number of newly laid off workers applying for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, indicating the weak economy was still weighing on the job market.

CNNMoney: Bad quarter? Time to swing the job axupdated: Sat Apr 19 2008 07:16:00

As disappointing quarterly results come pouring in, companies trying to boost profitability are looking to cut costs in a tried-and-true way: cutting tens of thousands of jobs.

CNNMoney: 80,000 jobs lost, unemployment spikesupdated: Fri Apr 04 2008 12:37:00

U.S. employers slashed jobs for the third straight month in March and unemployment rose to a nearly three-year high, offering the latest signs that the economy has fallen into a recession.

CNNMoney: Wall Street's pink slip paradeupdated: Tue Mar 18 2008 16:59:00

There's already been a wave of layoffs on Wall Street this year, and the Bear Stearns buyout could trigger another round of pink slips.

CNNMoney: More signs of job weaknessupdated: Wed Mar 05 2008 09:41:00

February was another bad month for jobs as two key employment reports showed more signs of labor weakness Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Job cuts on the rise - reportupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 09:08:00

Job cuts increased 69% in January from the previous month, as the U.S. economy continues to struggle amid a housing and credit slump, according to a survey released Monday by a consulting firm.

Looking ahead to 2008updated: Fri Jan 04 2008 04:50:00

CNN's Todd Benjamin asks Paul Donovan and James Shugg what is in store for the economy in 2008.

CNNMoney: Caution: Job losses aheadupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 04:50:00

The labor market is expected to end 2007 with a whimper, but even that modest forecast could be seen as "the good old days," since monthly job losses may become common in the year ahead, according to economists.

CNNMoney: Banks may announce more job cutsupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 12:51:00

Corporate profitability and the weak dollar in 2007 may have staved off job cuts in non-financial sectors, but big-name banks could announce more major layoffs this year, according to a report Thursday.

Fortune: Big Pharma's tough medicineupdated: Thu Dec 13 2007 11:17:00

It's been a rough 2007 for Big Pharma workers. Crippled by mounting competition and slowing pipelines, the country's largest drugmakers have announced plans to shed a record number of jobs this year - more than 30,000 at last count - that are unlikely to ever return.

Small Business Reportupdated: Thu Oct 04 2007 15:27:00

The Florida real estate market is taking a hit, as Headline News' Jennifer Westhoven reports.

CNNMoney: Jobs: Brace for more weaknessupdated: Thu Oct 04 2007 15:27:00

The big and unexpected job loss in August shook economists and investors, and while the September report due Friday is expected to show a hiring rebound, job seekers should still be nervous.

CNNMoney: BofA to lay off 2,500 in Illinoisupdated: Tue Sep 25 2007 08:44:00

Bank of America Corp. will lay off about 2,500 employees in Illinois during the next two years as part of its planned $21 billion purchase of Chicago's LaSalle Bank Corp., a spokesman said.

CNNMoney: Job cuts from subprime: 18,000 and countingupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 22:00:00

In another sign of how dire the subprime mess has become, mortgage lenders shed about 18,000 jobs this month, according to one estimate.

CNNMoney: Countrywide said to start layoffsupdated: Mon Aug 20 2007 06:26:00

Troubled mortgage lender Countrywide Financial Corp. has started laying off employees in an effort to cut costs as it faces a credit crunch, according to a report published Monday.

CNNMoney: Pink slips hit Wall St.; Bear Stearns pares 240updated: Fri Aug 17 2007 03:26:00

Job cuts have begun at Bear Stearns and that could mark the start of a broader wave of layoffs across Wall Street as firms survey the damage caused by the recent downturn in financial markets.

CNNMoney: Report: Layoffs hit 12-month lowupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 08:03:00

Planned U.S. lay-offs fell 23 percent in July to the lowest in 12 months, but cuts in the transportation and electronic industries were the most in more than a year, an independent report showed Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Reports: Layoffs low, but so is hiringupdated: Tue Jul 31 2007 22:52:00

Planned U.S. layoffs fell 23 percent in July to the lowest in 12 months, according to one survey released Wednesday, but a separate reading showed relatively modest gains in private sector employment in the month due to cutbacks in manufacturing and construction.

CNNMoney: Planned layoffs tumble in Juneupdated: Thu Jul 05 2007 08:06:00

Planned U.S. layoffs fell 22 percent in June from May, as manufacturing showed the need for more workers than in the same month last year, an independent report showed Thursday.

CNNMoney: Motorola sees $101M charge on job cutsupdated: Thu Jul 05 2007 06:02:00

Motorola said Thursday it expects to incur a net pretax charge of $101 million in the second quarter in connection with its previously announced work-force reductions.

CNNMoney: Job cuts top 100,000 in Septemberupdated: Tue Oct 03 2006 07:11:00

The U.S. labor market showed increasing signs of weakness last month as the number planned job cuts topped 100,000 in September, according to a report released Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Layoffs loom.... How safe are you?updated: Wed Aug 30 2006 12:44:00

Back-to-work season begins after Labor Day. But so, too, does a new season of job cuts.

CNNMoney: Higher demand for hi-tech workersupdated: Mon Apr 10 2006 10:24:00

Tech workers are back in hot demand, according to a report released Monday.

CNNMoney: A pink slip in your stocking?updated: Mon Dec 19 2005 12:14:00

There was a time that layoffs took a holiday between Thanksgiving and New Year. Not any more.

CNNMoney: Surviving the pink slipupdated: Tue Aug 23 2005 14:49:00

Dear Armchair Millionaire: I work for a company that has been downsizing and laying off a lot of people. I'm afraid the ax could fall at any time. What steps should I take to see me through losing my job?

CNNMoney: Ford weighs more white-collar job cutsupdated: Fri Jul 22 2005 06:26:00

Ford Motor Co., whose North American automotive operations lost $1.21 billion in the second quarter, said Friday it is not ruling out deeper job cuts in its salaried work force to help return to sustained profits.

CNNMoney: June job cuts highest since Jan. '04updated: Wed Jul 06 2005 09:18:00

Job cuts jumped 35 percent in June, with the number of layoff announcements pushing the monthly total to its highest level since January of last year, an employment firm said Wednesday.

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