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  • Nearly 500 Labinal Power Systems layoffs to start in July

    Nearly 500 Labinal Power Systems layoffs to start in July
    Labinal Power Systems plans to cut nearly 500 jobs from its manufacturing plant in Salisbury starting in July, as the defense contractor starts layoffs connected to the shutdown of its Eastern Shore operations. The 480 layoffs, to start in July and...
  • PA teachers, state employees could see cut in retirement benefits

    PA teachers, state employees could see cut in retirement benefits
    HARRISBURG — School teachers and most state workers would have to pay more out of their pockets if they want to keep the same level of retirement benefits they now earn, according to a new Senate bill. A summary of the pension overhaul bill,...
  • Jobless claims remain low, but planned layoffs jump to three-year high

    Jobless claims remain low, but planned layoffs jump to three-year high
    Initial claims for jobless benefits rose slightly last week from a 15-year low while planned layoffs surged in April to a three-year high, providing mixed signals about the health of the labor market ahead of Friday's jobs report. About 265,000 people...
  • Sanford-Brown locations to close

    Sanford-Brown locations to close
    Career Education, a Schaumburg-based higher education company, said Wednesday that it will close or sell all of its schools except its two largest, amid a government crackdown on for-profit colleges that leave students with useless degrees and a lot of...
  • Amid rapid expansion, Viewpost announces layoffs

    Amid rapid expansion, Viewpost announces layoffs
    Maitland-based Viewpost, which hosted Gov. Rick Scott to talk about its expansion and hiring in December, announced layoffs on Thursday.  The company confirmed there were layoffs, but declined to say how many. Viewpost founder Max Eliscu said only...
  • Charities say philanthropy isn't enough in the face of state funding cuts

     Charities say philanthropy isn't enough in the face of state funding cuts
    As social service programs scrambled to adjust to abrupt state funding cuts last month, a few received generous private donations to help plug the gap. But they are hardly in the clear. With larger cuts looming for the 2016 fiscal year, which begins July...
  • Blood centers lay off 46

    Statewide blood collection non-profit OneBlood said this week it eliminated 46 jobs, primarily in administrative roles. Six of the layoffs were in Broward and Palm Beach counties, said spokeswoman Susan Ford. Ford said OneBlood has seen more than a...
  • Illinois employers plan to lay off 1,100 workers

    Illinois employers plan to lay off 1,100 workers
    Illinois employers warned in April that they would lay off more than 1,100 people starting at the end of May, according to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Sunstar Americas, a maker of oral care products that is set to move its North...
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital fearing medicaid cuts

    Presence Saint Joseph Hospital fearing medicaid cuts
    Leaders at Elgin's Presence Saint Joseph Hospital hope that a letter-writing campaign, along with educating staff and patients about proposed state Medicaid cuts, can help prevent those cuts from occurring. The poster-sized letters were displayed in...
  • McDonald's turnaround plan 'more of just catching up'

    McDonald's turnaround plan 'more of just catching up'
    McDonald's is reorganizing its business, selling restaurants to franchisees and giving billions back to shareholders as part of a much-anticipated turnaround plan unveiled by the company's new CEO. Many industry observers had hoped to see the...
  • Orange County property appraiser saves $80K with 30 hybrid cars

    Orange County property appraiser saves $80K with 30 hybrid cars
    In making a business case that going green saves green, Orange County Appraiser Rick Singh has procured a fleet of 30 hybrid cars for his staff. Singh said his field appraisers will park personal cars and hit Orange County streets in a Toyota Prius,...