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Jobs in Boston Increase

Posted on April 30, 2009

Some jobs in Boston were actually added during March, and the city’s unemployment rate did not increase. The Boston-Cambridge-Quincy area had an unemployment rate of 7.4 percent during March, the same as during February. The area had a total non-farm employment of 2,413,100 workers, according to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor […]


Boston Government Jobs Cut Under New Budget

Posted on April 21, 2009

Hundreds of Boston government jobs will be lost under the city’s new budget. Mayor Thomas M. Menino recently announced that the city has come up with a $2.4 billion budget, which has been submitted to the Boston City Council. While the budget still projects that 565 jobs will still be lost, various cost saving measures […]


Boston Media Jobs in Jeopardy

Posted on April 14, 2009

Workers at The Boston Globe recently received word that their pay, benefits and even their jobs are in jeopardy. Click here to see more Boston media jobs. The New York Times Company has threatened to close The Boston Globe unless labor unions agree to pay cuts and the cessation of pension contributions, according to an […]


Boston Government Jobs Prep through Youth Council

Posted on April 7, 2009

A city initiative could help prepare youths who are thinking about future Boston government jobs. Mayor Thomas M. Menino has announced that the Mayor’s Youth Council is accepting applications for the 2009-2010 session until April 16th. The Council provides youth with a voice in local government and a chance to address youth issues. Former Council […]


Boston Summer Jobs Receive Funding

Posted on March 31, 2009

A new round of funding will help create Boston summer jobs. Mayor Thomas M. Menino recently announced that the City of Boston‘s summer jobs program will receive $4 million from the 2010 operating budget. Money for the program will come from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds, as well as state and local funding that […]


Boston Healthcare Jobs to be Saved

Posted on March 24, 2009

In a time of economic uncertainty, some workers with Boston healthcare jobs have received good news. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center had originally announced its plan to cut 600 jobs, but has now decided to reduce that number to 150 jobs. According to an article by the Boston Globe, the hospital was able to reduce […]


Boston Construction Jobs Decline

Posted on March 18, 2009

If you’re looking for a Boston construction job, you might have trouble finding one, thanks to the economy. The State of Massachusetts has seen its construction industry dramatically decline during recent months. According to an article by the Boston Herald, the state has lost 10,000 construction positions during the last three months and the industry […]


Boston Healthcare Jobs Grow through New Center

Posted on March 11, 2009

A new learning facility will help those with Boston healthcare jobs further their careers. The Healthcare Training Institute, located in The Community Training Center, four community classrooms in the Longwood Medical Area, recently opened in a medical research and office space owned by BioMed Realty Trust. Under a joint agreement, the classroom space was furnished […]


Boston Biotech Jobs Cut with Acusphere

Posted on March 4, 2009

One company is planning to cut Boston biotech jobs. Acusphere has announced its plans to cut 40 jobs, or about two-thirds of the company’s workforce. The company also plans to close its headquarters in Watertown, Mass., which will be consolidated with the facility in Tewsbury, and file to suspend reporting requirements to the Securities and […]


Boston Government Jobs Could be Terminated Early

Posted on February 26, 2009

Some people with Boston government jobs could be asked to leave their positions early. According to an article by the Boston Herald, the city’s Finance Commission is recommending that Mayor Thomas M. Menino offer early retirement incentives to up to 400 city workers. This move would help cut more than $84 million from the city’s […]