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'War over women' kicks off Obama-Romney raceupdated: Wed Apr 11 2012 19:22:00

President Barack Obama and his certain Republican opponent in November, Mitt Romney, shifted to full general election mode Wednesday, portraying each other as threats to future American progress as their campaigns engaged in a "war over women" indicative of what to expect for the next seven months.

CNNMoney: Planned job cuts up 14% in 2011updated: Thu Jan 05 2012 07:41:00

Planned job cuts dropped in December but were up 14% overall for 2011, according to a report from outplacement consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

CNNMoney: Morgan Stanley slashing 1,600 jobsupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 12:02:00

Adding to Wall Street's job woes, Morgan Stanley announced Thursday that it plans to cut 1,600 positions in the first quarter.

CNNMoney: Job reports paint positive picture before U.S. dataupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 14:27:00

Private-sector payrolls surged and planned job cuts eased in November, indicating some improvement in the job market and raising hopes for the government employment report due later this week.

CNNMoney: A week of Wall Street layoffsupdated: Fri Nov 18 2011 08:43:00

As protesters find new ways to "Occupy Wall Street", major financial firms have been busy handing out pink slips this week.

CNNMoney: Wall Street's shrinking job poolupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 09:51:00

Will MF Global's 1600 employees find gainful employment? Probably not anytime soon.

CNNMoney: More layoffs looming on Wall Streetupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 07:53:00

Wall Street should brace for an autumn of upward revisions among the big banks. Not for profits or revenue, but in the number of layoffs to come.

CNNMoney: Postal job cuts would weigh on minorities, vetsupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 17:04:00

Should the Postal Service get its way on laying off thousands of workers, the cuts would weigh heavily on two segments of the population hard hit in recent years: minorities and veterans.

CNNMoney: Job killing companiesupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 12:29:00

No doubt about it, the job recovery has all but hit a standstill.

CNNMoney: Connecticut employees get layoff noticesupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 16:42:00

The layoffs are starting in Connecticut.

CNNMoney: Can Cisco cut its way to prosperity?updated: Tue Jul 12 2011 14:02:00

Cisco Systems is one of the worst performing stocks in the Dow this year. Shares have plunged more than 20%. Investors are hungry for a big change.

Milwaukee schools to lay off 354 teachersupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 08:17:00

In a budget-cutting move likely to be echoed around the country, Milwaukee Public Schools said Wednesday it will lay off 519 staff members -- including 354 teachers -- because of $84 million in state cuts and the system's efforts to control costs.

CNNMoney: Job market shows signs of slow growthupdated: Wed May 04 2011 08:39:00

The labor market is showing signs of slow improvement: private sector employers added 179,000 positions in April and the number of planned job cuts fell, according to two reports released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Jobs picture shows some positive signsupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 11:11:00

In a sign of continued improvement in the job market, private sector employers added over 200,000 positions in March and the number of planned job cuts fell, according to two reports released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Planned layoffs decline in Marchupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 07:31:00

Employers announced fewer planned job cuts in March, even as government sector layoffs mounted, according to a report released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Mixed signals for the job marketupdated: Wed Mar 02 2011 11:13:00

Payroll processing firm ADP reported a larger-than-expected increase in private-sector employment Wednesday, but a separate report showed planned layoffs rose sharply in February.

CNNMoney: Governors put state jobs on the chopping blockupdated: Thu Jan 27 2011 05:37:00

There will be lots more state workers joining the unemployment line this year.

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: Jobs take a hit in Septemberupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 14:05:00

The job market suffered another blow last month, as business hiring dwindled and the government continued to shed workers.

Congress approves $19 billion for NASA but layoffs loomupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 19:41:00

Congress has passed a $19 billion bill authorizing NASA to launch an additional shuttle mission and to develop a heavy-lift vehicle.

CNNMoney: Jobs: 'Stopped firing, not yet hiring'updated: Wed Sep 01 2010 11:38:00

The jobs picture still looks sour, but there could be light at the end of the tunnel.

Slashing jobs pays off ... if you're sitting in the executive suite.updated: Wed Sep 01 2010 07:59:00

A new report may add salt to the wounds of America's jobless. It seems many of their former bosses are profiting at their losses.

CNNMoney: Job reports: Private growth, government cutsupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 11:03:00

Two employment reports released early Wednesday gave a mixed picture, showing better-than-expected job growth in the private sector but continued weakness in government and non-profit payrolls.

CNNMoney: 7.9 million jobs lost - many foreverupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 23:46:00

The recession killed off 7.9 million jobs. It's increasingly likely that many will never come back.

CNNMoney: More than 80% of school districts to cut jobsupdated: Tue May 04 2010 03:41:00

More than 80% of U.S. school districts are expected to eliminate jobs and more than half will likely freeze hiring during the upcoming school year, an education organization said Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Job cuts surge 61% - Challengerupdated: Thu Apr 01 2010 09:40:00

Job cuts accelerated in March, driven by planned reductions on government payrolls, a report released Thursday showed.

CNNMoney: Job cuts slowupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 09:23:00

The pace of U.S. job cuts continued to slow last month, according to two reports released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Job reports paint mixed pictureupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 11:05:00

Uncertainly about the future prospects for jobs in America got even foggier Wednesday as two reports on job cuts revealed conflicting results.

CNNMoney: Tech job cuts hit 4-year highupdated: Tue Jan 19 2010 12:07:00

Planned job cuts at tech companies rose in 2009 for the second straight year, hitting the highest level in four years, according to a report released Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Job growth returns -- then fadesupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 11:31:00

Employers once again slashed a substantial number jobs off their payrolls in December, according to a disappointing report from the government Friday. But there was a small glimmer of hope as well.

CNNMoney: 7 million lost jobs: Gone forever?updated: Fri Jan 08 2010 06:32:00

A two-year string of job losses appears to be near an end, if it hasn't ended already.

CNNMoney: Job picture: Signs of improvementupdated: Wed Dec 02 2009 16:47:00

The pace of U.S. job losses slowed in November, according to two reports released Wednesday.

Lloyds announces 5,000 job cutsupdated: Tue Nov 10 2009 09:49:00

Lloyds Banking Group has announced 5,000 job cuts as the government-backed bank moves to integrate its wide-ranging businesses.

CNNMoney: Microsoft to cut 800 more jobsupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 14:35:00

Microsoft Corp. will eliminate 800 more positions from its workforce, the company announced Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Pace of job losses slowsupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 09:11:00

The nation's employment picture continued to deteriorate in October, although the rate of decline continued to slow, according to two reports issued Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Jobless claims report is setback to recoveryupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 10:22:00

The number of first-time filers for unemployment insurance jumped last week, according to a government report issued Thursday, with the increase exceeding economists' forecasts.

CNNMoney: Job cuts ease in Augustupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 10:47:00

The pace of U.S. job losses has slowed, but we're not out of the woods yet, according to two reports released Wednesday.

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: Laid off workers get their jobs backupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 16:39:00

More than 550 laid-off production line workers in Pennsylvania finally got some good news. Oshkosh, the truck maker who gave them their pink slips, is now hiring them back.

CNNMoney: Job market shows some improvementupdated: Wed Jul 01 2009 09:07:00

The pace of U.S. job losses has slowed but the labor market is expected to remain weak, according to reports released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: States slash jobs despite stimulus $$updated: Wed Jun 10 2009 11:25:00

Virginia's Department of Transportation is putting $694.5 million in stimulus funds to work repairing the state's roads and bridges. But that money won't save the jobs of nearly 1,500 of the agency's workers.

CNNMoney: Jobs could get run over by auto woesupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 08:35:00

The last thing the battered U.S. labor market needs are the current problems at GM and Chrysler.

CNNMoney: Job market shows signs of improvementupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 08:53:00

The pace of U.S. job losses -- while still fairly strong -- may be abating, according to a couple of reports released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Detroit layoffs threaten housing-market recoveryupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 14:47:00

Just what the devastated Detroit housing market didn't need: more plant closings, more layoffs.

CNNMoney: GM plant closings: 20,000 job cutsupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 16:31:00

General Motors unveiled plans to close 14 plants and three warehouses Monday in a move that could ultimately slash up to 20,000 workers from its payrolls, as the company undergoes an historic bankruptcy restructuring. Heat hit by economic downturn, announce layoffsupdated: Thu May 14 2009 16:21:00

MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Heat have laid off employees as the national economic downturn has hit the AmericanAirlines Arena.

Bad economy means bad healthupdated: Fri May 08 2009 15:34:00

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports that people who are laid off are more likely to develop new health problems.

Study: Job loss associated with health problemsupdated: Fri May 08 2009 15:34:00

As if losing your job isn't bad enough, a new study suggests that people who are laid off are at higher risk of being diagnosed with health conditions such as hypertension, heart disease, and even arthritis than those who keep their jobs.

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: Jobs: Finally, a little less gloomupdated: Wed May 06 2009 09:23:00

The pace of U.S. job losses may be slowing, according to two private reports released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Microsoft closes in on 5,000 job cutsupdated: Tue May 05 2009 14:26:00

Microsoft said Tuesday that it is moving forward with a second wave of mass layoffs, getting the company closer to its target of 5,000 job cuts by mid 2010, according to an e-mail Chief Executive Steve Ballmer sent employees.

CNNMoney: Jobless claims bounce higherupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 13:17:00

The number of initial claims for unemployment insurance rose last week, with the number of people collecting benefits overall climbing to a record 6.14 million, according to a U.S. government report released Thursday.

For jobless lawyers, plan B includes good worksupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 12:12:00

It was the best of times in 2004, when attorney Dave Dineen graduated from Boston University School of Law and landed a job at a top Massachusetts corporate firm, Foley Hoag LLP.

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: Severance packages at riskupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 09:42:00

When it takes nearly half a year to find a new job, a severance package from your previous employer can be a lifesaver. But what if that safety net was gone?

CNNMoney: IBM stands for 'I've Been Moved'updated: Tue Mar 31 2009 15:06:00

Shifting U.S. jobs overseas is nothing new for technology giant International Business Machines Corp. -- or the tech sector in general -- but a brave new employee relocation strategy at Big Blue is raising some eyebrows.

What to do for those laid offupdated: Tue Mar 31 2009 09:30:00

How should you act around those who've been laid off? What if you're the one laid off? CNN's Samantha Hayes reports.

Dealing with layoff survivor's guiltupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 10:09:00

With unemployment numbers continuing their steady climb, you've probably seen layoffs happen in your company or to someone you know -- hopefully not to you.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Second straight week of gainsupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 18:20:00

Stocks managed gains for the second week in a row despite tumbling Friday, as investors pulled back after the recent run.

Fortune: Layoffs cost more than you thinkupdated: Tue Mar 17 2009 07:00:00

As Warren Buffett likes to say, "It's better to be approximately right than precisely wrong." Every CEO should remember those words when confronting the powerful temptation to lay people off.

CNNMoney: Worst is yet to come for job marketupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 09:39:00

It's no secret that the job market is bad.

Vacation without travelingupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 13:18:00

Learn how to enjoy a unique kind of vacation that lets you save cash, relieve stress and let go of your "electronic leashes."

Nervous travelers demanding 'layoff insurance'updated: Thu Mar 05 2009 13:18:00

Does your boss raise an eyebrow when you ask to schedule time off?

CNNMoney: Letting the last staffer goupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 15:43:00

Small companies continue to hemorrhage jobs. Employment at companies with fewer than 500 employees dropped by 576,000 positions in February, according to ADP's latest job report, released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Private-sector payrolls lose 697,000 jobsupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 11:13:00

The private sector lost nearly 700,000 jobs in February, according to a report from payroll-processing company Automatic Data Processing released Wednesday, but a separate report showed that employers announced fewer job cuts last month.

CNNMoney: Mass layoffs down in Januaryupdated: Wed Feb 25 2009 11:34:00

There were fewer mass layoffs in January, with the brunt of the job casualties occurring in the South and in temporary-help services, according to the U.S. government.

Fortune: Staying productive after a layoffupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 10:03:00

Dear Annie: My company has slashed several thousand jobs in two waves of layoffs, one in December and another about two weeks ago. I manage a department that used to have 41 people in it, and now numbers 28 (not counting me). Thank God I didn't personally have to let anyone go -- my employer's policy is to have HR handle the whole thing -- but we were a fairly tight-knit group, and now I see signs that my staff is demoralized and discouraged.

CNNMoney: The jobs problem you don't know aboutupdated: Mon Feb 09 2009 07:09:00

January was one of the worst months for layoffs ever, with nearly a quarter-million job-cut announcements grabbing headlines.

CNNMoney: Job loss: Worst in 34 yearsupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 10:46:00

Employers slashed another 598,000 jobs off of U.S. payrolls in January, taking the unemployment rate up to 7.6%, according to the latest government reading on the nation's battered labor market.

CNNMoney: Massive job losses: What's left to cut?updated: Wed Feb 04 2009 13:36:00

For the 12th consecutive month, small businesses made deep staffing cuts: Companies with 500 or fewer workers cut 430,000 positions in January, according to the latest ADP employment report, released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Economy takes toll on jobsupdated: Wed Feb 04 2009 09:14:00

For American workers buffeted by layoffs and cutbacks, January was as bad as it felt, as indicated by key employment reports released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Job cuts exceed 100,000 for the weekupdated: Mon Feb 02 2009 06:10:00

In a brutal week for the job market, an assortment of companies across various industries announced more than 100,000 job cuts.

CNNMoney: Bloody Monday: Over 65,400 jobs lostupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 11:47:00

The final week of January began with a bloodbath for the job market, as over 65,400 more cuts were announced on Monday alone.

CNNMoney: Employers cut 15,300 more jobsupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 11:53:00

The job market took another savage beating after several companies announced cost cutting plans that involved thousands of job cuts.

CNNMoney: Mass layoffs hit seven-year highupdated: Wed Jan 28 2009 15:54:00

Mass layoffs hit a seven-year high in 2008, with most of the job casualties occurring in the Midwest and in factories, according to the U.S. government.

CNNMoney: More than 11,500 job cuts announced Tuesdayupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 17:25:00

The job market continued to take a beating Tuesday, as six companies across several industries announced more than 11,500 job cuts Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Layoffs aren't the answerupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 16:10:00

Another day, another job cut announcement by a major company.

Obama on economic crisisupdated: Mon Jan 26 2009 23:15:00

Pres. Obama shares the news of massive layoffs and offers a plan to sign The American Recovery and Investment Plan.

Few laid-off workers keep health insurance, report saysupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 17:40:00

Only about one in 10 workers who lose their job opt to keep their employer-sponsored health insurance through the safety-net program COBRA, most likely because the premiums are too expensive, according to an analysis released Friday by the Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation that supports independent research on health care issues.

CNNMoney: Job loss tally ticks higherupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 14:14:00

The third week of January was dismal for jobs, as around 40,000 more cuts were announced across multiple industries.

CNNMoney: Brutal job losses continue in 2009updated: Fri Jan 16 2009 14:45:00

The job market is off to a terrible start this year, with companies announcing more than 80,000 job losses so far, in one of the most painful symptoms of the ongoing recession.

CNNMoney: Small companies, giant job lossesupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 09:23:00

The small businesses sector in December suffered its largest one-month jobs decline in at least a decade, according to an employment report by payroll processor ADP, which estimates that small companies shed 281,000 jobs last month.

CNNMoney: Some bad omens for key jobs reportupdated: Wed Jan 07 2009 13:01:00

Some jarring reports Wednesday that show the labor market is still staggering are giving economists reason to fret about the government's monthly jobs report due at week's end.

CNNMoney: Textron, Unisys: 3,500 job cutsupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 10:45:00

Industrial conglomerate Textron and information technology firm Unisys announced a total of 3,500 job cuts Monday to reduce costs as economic activity slows.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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