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White House Discouraging Layoff Warnings In Days Before Election

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is going to great lengths to discourage defense contractors from sending layoff warnings to employees in the days ...

Jennifer Bendery

Super Committee's Failure Means Lost Avenue For Obama's Jobs Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The so-called super committee announced Monday that it failed to deliver on its task: producing a plan that shaves trillions of dollars ...

Sam Stein

Obama's 2008 Economists: 'If You Aren't Going To Do Something Real, Don't Do It'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are many seminal moments in the course of a presidency. For a cadre of President Barack Obama's economic backers and political boo...

Arthur Delaney

What Else Can We Do For The Long-Term Unemployed?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Steve Clark of St. Louis, Mo., lost his IT job in 2009, he intuitively knew that as someone older than 60, he'd have a tough time g...

Arthur Delaney

Little Data To Recommend Jobs Program Eyed By White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

The Georgia Department of Labor has said that within three months of participating in a voluntary job training program, nearly two-thirds of trainees ...

Obama Warns Of 'Massive Layoffs Of Teachers, Police, And Firefighters'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- If Chuck Lacasse had gotten his pink slip four days earlier, Uncle Sam would have covered most of his family's health insurance whi...

Bipartisan Jobs Bill Would Do Little To Create Jobs

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — There's a problem with the bipartisan jobs bill emerging in the Senate: It won't create many jobs. The bill includes tax cuts to p...