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Recession Layoffs

12 Hour Work Days Are Good, Says One Self-Interested Company

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

Twelve hour work days are the new normal. But maybe they're not all that bad? That's the spin that one company is putting on a recent survey it com...

For Those Laid Off During Hard Times, Twice The Earnings Hit

Posted 11.15.2011 | Business

By Sara Murray of the Wall Street Journal Workers who lose jobs in a recession suffer nearly twice the hit to future earnings compared to those who...

Boss Fires Herself To Save Employees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Lola Gonzalez, owner of Florida-based Accurate Background Check, realized that she had to begin layoffs to keep her company afloat, she couldn't ...

White-Collar Unemployment Spreading, Study Finds

nytimes.com | Patrick McGeehan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Well-paid professionals like lawyers and architects are joining the rapidly expanding unemployment rolls in New York City, according to a new unemploy...