News Tag: Unemployment

Layoffs Drop Significantly in June

As everyone anxiously awaits tomorrow’s employment numbers, a separate report is showing that companies are making the lowest number of layoffs in over a year. The most recent report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas found that employers made 37,551 layoffs during June, a whopping 39 percent decrease from May, and marking the lowest number of […]

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Employers Ramp Up Hiring for Olympic Games

The Olympic Games are a time-tested tradition enjoyed throughout the world, but beyond the athletes and the competition, it’s the employees behind the scenes who keep the event running smoothly. Traditionally, the Olympic Games are held every two years, alternating between summer and winter events. The host city changes for each event as well, with […]

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A Look at Employment and What’s Ahead

Is the economy headed for another meltdown or are we just experiencing a hiccup in the national recovery? That’s what experts are asking after after the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest employment numbers for May at the end of last week, which were much lower than the anticipated addition of 150,000 jobs. Overall, […]

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