Posts Tagged ‘Jobs’

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President Bush Says He’s Sorry for Economic Crisis that Has Cut Jobs, 401(k)s (Video)

December 2, 2008

george-bush-529.jpgPresident George W. Bush expressed remorse that the global financial crisis has cost jobs and harmed retirement accounts and said he’ll back more government intervention if needed to ease the recession.

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JPMorgan Cutting 9,200 Jobs at Washington Mutual

December 2, 2008

JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Monday it will cut a total of 9,200 jobs at Washington Mutual, which it acquired Sept. 25 after Washington Mutual became the nation’s largest bank to fail amid the ongoing credit crisis.

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President-Elect Plans to Create 2.5 Million Jobs by 2011 (Video)

November 22, 2008

barack-obama96.jpgSaying that moving quickly is imperative, President-elect Barack Obama on Saturday offered an outline of his economic recovery plan to create 2.5 million jobs by 2011, saying American workers will rebuild the nation’s roads and bridges, modernize its schools and create more sources of alternative energy.

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Focus on the Family Cuts 202 Jobs

November 18, 2008

focus-on-the-family-glenn-williams.jpgBecause of a weak economy and cash-strapped donors, Focus on the Family
said it is eliminating 202 jobs, the deepest cuts in the 32-year
history of the Colorado Springs-based Christian nonprofit. The ministry
laid off 149 workers, and cut another 53 vacant positions.

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