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Atlantic City Casino Closures Spur Mass Unemployment FilingHundreds of newly laid-off casino workers began filing for unemployment Wednesday morning, the first attendees at an assistance center that expects to process 5,000 workers over the next three days.
Chamber Of Commerce Launches New Website, Holds Job Fair For VetsAccording to newly-released Department of Labor statistics, veterans under 35 who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan have an unemployment rate around 11 percent.
Newark Airport Firm Swissport USA Looking To Fill 1,000 JobsThe company has promised to give priority consideration to applicants displaced by Superstorm Sandy and the long-term unemployed, particularly those already involved in storm cleanup efforts.
Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal PressThe newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.
Opinion: 7.8% Unemployment Rate Is QuestionableObviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.
Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And SpinsThe blatant lies and the desperate spins generated from the “left” have been absolutely frightening. What’s extremely sad for them is that they don’t have a prayer of keeping the White House without creating lies and spinning obvious negatives into self-reported positives.
31 Indicted In $2 Million New Jersey Unemployment FraudNamed in indictments are 35-year-old Newark resident Terry Dilligard II, whom authorities characterized as the scheme's mastermind, and his mother, father, twin sister and former girlfriend.
Broadway's Spider-Man To Delay Opening Until Early Summer Producers on Wednesday confirmed that "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" would be delayed. Again.
'Spider-Man' On Broadway Slapped With ViolationsThe U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the citations for four separate incidents late last year that resulted in injuries to the cast.
Safety Inspectors Slap 'Spider-Man' Show With 2 ViolationsAlong with some less-than-stellar reviews this week, the Spider-Man musical has suffered another big blow from state safety inspectors, who slapped the show with two safety violations.
Hotel Jobs Line Snakes Its Way Through ManhattanAre we there yet? Despite some disappointing holiday sales results, there are new signs this week pointing to an improving economy. But what about unemployment?