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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Exide to temporarily lay off nearly all workers at its Vernon plant

    Exide to temporarily lay off nearly all workers at its Vernon plant
    The beleaguered operator of a Vernon battery-recycling plant announced the temporary layoffs of nearly all of its employees Monday, weeks after air-quality regulators shut down its operations over air pollution concerns.
  • Ackman, Valeant partner in bid to buy Botox maker Allergan

     Ackman, Valeant partner in bid to buy Botox maker Allergan
    Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes the popular wrinkle treatment Botox. Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have already...

    Nike lays off FuelBand team, exits wearable device market, report says

    Nike lays off FuelBand team, exits wearable device market, report says
    Nike has reportedly laid off most of the employees it had working on its line of FuelBand fitness devices, signaling that the sporting equipment giant is likely exiting the wearable-device market. The Beaverton, Ore., company Thursday told as many as 55...

    Moving in with parents becomes more common for the middle-aged

     Moving in with parents becomes more common for the middle-aged
    Debbie Rohr lives with her husband and twin teenage sons in a well-tended three-bedroom home in Salinas. The ranch-style house has a spacious kitchen that looks out on a yard filled with rosebushes. It's a modest but comfortable house, the type that...

    Payrolls in California grow by 11,800

     Payrolls in California grow by 11,800
    California's employers added 11,800 jobs in March, a modest increase but one that nevertheless kept momentum going in the job market. The unemployment rate, meanwhile, held steady at 8.1% from the month-earlier revised figure, the state's Employment...