Tag archive for ‘jobs’
By Ana Nivtova On Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Ireland to Slash 25,000 Government Jobs

The Irish government has unveiled an austerity plan Wednesday covering the next four years in order to save 15,000 million euros. As part of the measures to slash spending and tackle the deficit, the government More...

By Steve Morning On Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Nearly 7 Million Americans Lose Jobs in Q4 2009

According to a report released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the U.S., 6.8 million Americans lost their job in the last quarter of 2009, running from September to December 2009. Despite 6.6 million More...

By Michael Sorense On Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

100,000 Jobs at Stake Due to BP Oil Spill: Experts

US energy experts warn that the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico could cost up to 100,000 jobs as unemployment figures continue to rise in the state of Louisiana. Figures released by the US Department of Labour More...

By Rajat Anand On Monday, December 7th, 2009
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Unspent TARP money to be used for jobs: Obama

Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, has said that the unspent funds from the bailout for the financial industry may be used to accelerate the growth of jobs in the country. The President is More...

By Rajat Anand On Monday, November 9th, 2009
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China to lead world economic recovery

A recent World Bank report has suggested that amongst the world’s major economies, the Chinese economy will be the first to emerge out of the global slowdown. The World Bank predicted China to grow at almost 8.4 More...

By Rajat Anand On Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Canadian recovery slower than the US; job market better in comparison

It was expected that Canada would turnaround to growth during the third quarter this year. But chances of that happening seem weak as reports came in that the economy actually shrank by 0.1% in August, after a More...

By Rajat Anand On Thursday, October 29th, 2009
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Unemployment rises as 484,000 jobs lost in South Africa in Q3

A Pretoria based agency, Statistics SA, has reported that employment fell by 3.6 percent in the third quarter and 484,000 jobs were lost. The official rate of unemployment went up from 23.6 percent in the previous More...

By Rajat Anand On Monday, October 26th, 2009

Jobs scene to liven up as US firms plan to hire in the near future

According to a survey released by The National Association for Business Economics (NABE), many US companies are looking forward to hiring more people in the near future, in addition to investing more in the market. The More...

By Rajat Anand On Sunday, October 25th, 2009
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UK Land Registry to cut costs, 1,500 jobs to be axed

As a part of measures to control and cut costs, five offices will be closed and about 1500 jobs are likely to be cut by the Land registry. The Public and Commercial Services Union has fiercely condemned the shutting More...

By Rajat Anand On Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

100 more jobs to be cut at New York Times

One of the leading newspapers in the U.S., the New York Times, announced on Monday that it would have to cut 100 newsroom jobs. It said it was trying to tackle lost advertising revenue and would be cutting jobs More...