Tag: Unemployment

Sitting on Cash But Not Hiring

Today, the Washington Post has an article about how companies are sitting on their money, rather than hiring, or investing in capital expenditures that might ultimately lead to hiring. Welcome to your jobless recovery. From the article: Nonfinancial companies are…

That’ll Fix the Deficit…Oy

Just when you thought things couldn’t get more silly, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) has proposed that by drug testing the unemployed, we just might be able to fix, at least part of the deficit. What? From the article: “A lot…

Gaylord To Lay Off 1,700 Employees

Breaking from WKRN: NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Gaylord Entertainment Company announced plans Wednesday to release more than 1,700 employees at its Opryland Resort in the wake of historic flooding that hit the Nashville area last month. Since May 3, Gaylord has…

Unemployed Due to the Flood?

Yesterday the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle posted a story about unemployment benefits for people whose jobs were displaced by the flood. The contact information on that story was for State Representative Joe Pitts. Here’s what we learned… Please be aware that…