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Jobs & Unemployment

Jobs, Unemployment, Layoffs, Finding New Employment Opportunities,
News & Statistics, and Related Information on the Web and in the Library System

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Jobs & Unemployment Special Coverage Guide
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Classifieds and Job Hunting:
Employment Opportunities, Jobs Databases

Classified Listings - Local, State, and National (U.S.)
Including Craigslist, Times Herald-Record, and New York Times. Directory of websites from Middletown Thrall Library.
Local Civil Service Job Announcements
For Middletown, New York, Orange County, New York, and New York State.
Local Job Searches
Directory of websites from Middletown Thrall Library.
Interjob Search
Job and career development resources, job searches, employment opportunities. Directory from Middletown Thrall Library.
New York State Department of Labor: Looking for a Job
Links to employment searches and career development services provided by the NYS Dept. of Labor.
U.S. Government Careers and Career Opportunities
Directory of websites from Middletown Thrall Library.

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Departments of Labor & Unemployment Insurance Benefits

New York State Government: Labor, Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Workers Compensation
Links to New York State Department of Civil Service, New York State Department of Labor, New York State Employee Resource Information Center, and more.
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
News and information concerning employment, workers, and working conditions throughout the United States. Also provides information and advice on careers and searching for jobs.
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Offices - Locate Local Offices and Resources by State
Click on map or abbreviated state name to view information.
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL): Unemployment Insurance (UI) Programs
Federal and state information

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Labor, Unemployment Statistics, and the Economy

Economy / Global Economic Crisis Coverage
News and information. A Special Coverage web guide from Middletown Thrall Library.
Labor, Employment, Unemployment: Jobs and Job Loss in New York, the United States, and Abroad
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, New York State Workforce and Industry Data, and more.
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL): Statistics
Topics include: Business Costs, Demographics, Employment and Unemployment, Geography, Industries, Inflation and Consumer Spending, International, Occupations, Productivity, Publications, Safety and Health, Wages, Earnings and Benefits.

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News and Special Coverage Websites

Chicago Tribune: Layoffs and Downsizing
Labor and Employment Law News
From FindLaw.com.
New York Daily News: Layoffs and Downsizing
New York Times: Unemployment
The White House: President Signs Jobs Bill (HIRE Act) into Effect ("Putting Americans Back to Work: Another Step Forward")
March 18, 2010. See also The President's Remarks.
U.S. News and World Report : Employment

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Layoffs & Job Loss: Web Articles & Advisories

Being Laid Off
Sections include: Is a Layoff Pending, Layoff Self-Defense, Preparing for a Layoff (at work or at home), Surviving a Layoff . From Job-Hunt.org.
Business.gov: Downsizing and Layoffs
"When your business has to unfortunately downsize or lay employees off, there are resources and assistance the federal government offers to businesses and employees." Includes information on Plant Closings and Layoffs. From the U.S. Small Business Administration.
"Coping with Job Loss"
From About.com - Career Planning.
Deal with Job Loss
From the U.S. Deparment of Labor (DOL).
"Explaining a Job Loss"
From CareerBuilder.com.
"Health and Retirement Benefits after Job Loss"
"Job Loss - Important Information Workers Need to Know to Protect their Health Coverage and Retirement Benefits." Includes information in English and Spanish for employees and employers. Provided by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA).
Job Loss Help
Topics include: Age Discrimination at Work, Can You Be Fired? Your Employment Rights, Increase Your Chances of Surviving a Job Layoff, Laid Off or Displaced? Get Help, Lost Your Job? Know When to Fight Back, Outplacement Services after a Job Layoff, Typical Reactions to Job Loss, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits. Also Included: "Transition Assistance after Job Loss". Information provided by AARP (formerly "American Association of Retired Persons.
"Losing or Leaving Your Job: Ten Things You Can Do to Make It Less Painful"
From NOLO.com. See also their article "Losing or Leaving a Job FAQ" (Frequently Asked Questions)
Retirement And Health Care Coverage: Questions and Answers for Dislocated Workers
From the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
Your Employer's Bankruptcy - How Will It Affect Your Employee Benefits?
From the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

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Library Catalog Resources

Jobs, Employment, Career Development,
and Unemployment Information in the Library System

Please click any topic below to locate items available in the library system.

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