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  • Big question: What shall I become?

    DEAR JOYCE: I've drifted from one job to another, never really closing in on what would make me look forward to my work day. I realize this isn't the best economy to hold out for finding my niche, but what steps could I take to address my late awakening?...
  • What proposed changes to Kansas' tax code mean to you

    What proposed changes to Kansas' tax code mean to you
    Governor Sam Brownback wants to lower the rate Kansans pay in income tax. That means, you'll see a little more money in each paycheck. Tax professional estimate the average worker will save about $100 more a year under this plan. But Governor Brownback...
  • Dept. of Labor & Industry urges Pennsylvanians to manage unemployment compensation claims online

    Dept. of Labor & Industry urges Pennsylvanians to manage unemployment compensation claims online
    Filing and managing unemployment compensation claims online is the easiest, most convenient way for claimants to work with the Department of Labor & Industry, Secretary Julia K. Hearthway said today.   “Many of Pennsylvania’s unemployment...
  • East Haven Mayor Wants Disability Pension

    The state is reviewing East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo's request for reinstatement of his approximately $40,000-a-year firefighter's disability pension, which was rescinded after Maturo was elected to the mayor's post. Maturo, who makes $75,000 a year...
  • Catholic Texans Fight Contraception Mandate

    Catholic Texans Fight Contraception Mandate
    Texas Tribune Catholic churches and affiliated organizations in Texas say they won't stand for a new federal law that would require many employers to provide contraception coverage in their health insurance plans. Although churches are exempt, other...
  • Nationwide unemployment rate drops to 8.3 percent

    Nationwide unemployment rate drops to 8.3 percent
    The latest unemployment numbers released Friday showed more Americans are finding work.   The Labor Department said employers added 243,000 jobs in January, bringing the unemployment rate down to 8.3 percent. That’s the lowest rate since...
  • New police union contract disclosed

    The City Council this week approved a new contract with the police union this week that includes a 6.5% salary increase for officers, but that will also require them to pay their full share of retirement contributions. Even with officers paying more...
  • U.S. jobless rate falls to lowest level in nearly 3 years; stocks hit 4-year high

    U.S. jobless rate falls to lowest level in nearly 3 years; stocks hit 4-year high
    The U.S. job market strengthened as employers added an unexpectedly large number of new jobs and the unemployment rate in January dropped for the fifth straight month to 8.3% -- the lowest in nearly three years. In response, the Dow rallied to its highest...
  • Forest Service to host job fair at Little Tujunga Ranger Station

    Forest Service to host job fair at Little Tujunga Ranger Station
    A job fair in Angeles National Forest on Saturday will highlight a number of open positions this year, including for seasonal wildland firefighters. The event, scheduled to take place at the Little Tujunga Ranger Station, 12371 Little Tujunga Canyon...
  • Does fiscal stimulus work?

    When liberals address the apparent failure of the 2009 fiscal stimulus package, they take one of two tacks. One is to say things are better than they would have been without it. Another is to say it wasn't big enough, because Republicans wouldn't agree to...
  • Newman University President speaks out on contraception rules

    Newman University President speaks out on contraception rules
    A letter from Newman University to the White House. "I don't know if he's going to read it or not,” University President Noreen Carrocci said. Carrocci sent her first letter ever to a U.S. president Monday. She's upset over the Obama...
  • Unemployment nears 3-year low as 243,000 jobs created in January

    Unemployment nears 3-year low as 243,000 jobs created in January
    American employers substantially stepped up their hiring in January, bringing the unemployment rate down for the fifth month in a row. Employers added 243,000 jobs in January, the Labor Department reported Friday, marking a pick-up in hiring from...