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Stories with subject: Job trends
  • Chesapeake stock tumbles, rises after investors spooked story has photos
    Updated: Feb-08-16 7:17 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Share prices for Chesapeake Energy stock were down more than 50 percent for a time Monday after a news report said the Oklahoma City-based company had brought on attorneys who help companies restructure their debt, but rebounded after the natural gas producer told investors that it was not planning to file for bankruptcy protection.

  • California unemployment rate up slightly to 5.8 percent 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 3:34 pm

    LOS ANGELES - California's unemployment rate increased slightly in December, the first uptick in months, while non-farm payroll jobs increased by 60,400, according to state Employment Development Department figures released Friday.

  • Audit: Ex-superintendent allowed employee to take second job 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 3:25 pm

    MCKEES ROCKS, Pennsylvania - An audit of a western Pennsylvania school district confirms that a former superintendent allowed the former special education director to work a second job that prevented her from fulfilling her duties to the district.