Stories tagged: job loss
Thu., Sept. 10, 2009, 9:44 a.m.
White House reports 1 million jobs saved, created
White House economists said today the Obama administration’s recovery efforts have saved or created more than one million jobs so far.
Tue., June 23, 2009, 8:52 a.m.
CdA cleaning supplier moving jobs to Mexico
A Coeur d’Alene cleaning equipment supplier is eliminating 40 local jobs as it moves production to Mexico over the next six to eight months to save money.
Fri., April 3, 2009, 7:58 a.m.
Jobless rate bolts to 8.5 percent, 663K jobs lost
The nation’s unemployment rate jumped to 8.5 percent in March, the highest since late 1983, as a wide swath of employers eliminated 663,000 jobs. It’s fresh evidence of the toll …
Wed., Jan. 28, 2009, 2:34 p.m.
Homeless count to identify community needs
Homelessness, a chronic problem in Spokane, may become more prevalent in the severe economic downturn as Washington companies shed jobs by the thousands. The annual winter homeless count, which occurs …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2009, 3:01 p.m.
L.A. man upset over job kills wife, 5 kids, himself
A medical technician fatally shot his wife, five young children and himself Monday after claiming in a note to a TV station that he and his wife both had just …
Mon., Jan. 26, 2009, 1:28 p.m.
Stocks fluctuate on anxiety over earnings reports
Wall Street has managed an advance the hard way — zigzagging in response to a mix of earnings and economic news before closing moderately higher.