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    Surprisingly Strong Jobs Data Signal Turning Point

    Surprisingly Strong Jobs Data Signal Turning Point
    It's the clearest sign yet the recession is finally ending: Employers laid off far fewer workers in July, the jobless rate dipped for the first time in 15 months and workers' hours and pay edged upward. Those are the kind of figures that could give Americans the psychological boost necessary for recovery to take root after the worst recession since World ...
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    J&J Earnings Fall Slightly but Beat Expectations

    J&J Earnings Fall Slightly but Beat Expectations
    TRENTON, N.J. – Health care products maker Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday its first-quarter profit dipped only slightly, beating Wall Street expectations, despite sales falling worldwide. The world's most broadly based health care company said the recession cut into consumer products sales but that the biggest drag on revenue was the stronger dollar, which pulled down overall revenue by 6 percent. ...
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    Firm's Suit Says Ex-Salesman Broke Contract By Aiding Rival

    Firm's Suit Says Ex-Salesman Broke Contract By Aiding Rival
    Stryker Orthopaedics, the Mahwah-based maker of artificial hips and knees, has accused a former salesman of violating his non- compete agreement even as he accepted more than $720,000 in payments under the deal. A suit filed by the manufacturer in U.S. District Court in Newark claims the agreement barred Scott Nizolek from working for a competitor or soliciting Stryker customers for ...
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    Now Hiring: Everywhere You Didn't Want To Work

    Now Hiring: Everywhere You Didn't Want To Work
    Some of the dirtiest, smelliest, most dangerous jobs are suddenly looking a lot more appealing in this economy. People who have been out of work for months are lining up for jobs at places they once considered unthinkable: slaughterhouses, sewage plants, prisons. "I have to just shut my mouth because I can't do anything about it," said Nichole McRoberts of Sedalia, ...
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