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  • Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs

    Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs
    Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its workforce, as it halves the size of its recent Nokia acquisition and trims down other operations. The downsizing is the largest in the Seattle-based company's...
  • Microsoft to slice 18,000 jobs in quest for meanness, leanness

    Microsoft to slice 18,000 jobs in quest for meanness, leanness
    Attempting to fend off a culture that dwelled too long on tradition and replace it with one far more aggressive, Microsoft Corp.’s chief executive announced sweeping layoffs on Thursday that will affect workers worldwide. Anlaysts were surprised...
  • Allergan to slash workforce by 1,500

    Allergan to slash workforce by 1,500
    Botox maker Allergan Inc. said Monday that it will cut 1,500 employees, most of them in Southern California, in a cost-cutting effort the Irvine company hopes will help it fight off a hostile takeover bid by a Canadian rival. Stung by criticism that it'...
  • San Diego Opera cutting costs as part of effort to achieve stability

    San Diego Opera cutting costs as part of effort to achieve stability
    As San Diego Opera continues to regroup and work toward mounting its planned 2015 season, scheduled to begin in January, the troubled company has put cost-cutting measures in place that are expected to help it achieve a measure of financial stability....
  • A cost-cutting San Diego Opera ready to regroup

    San Diego Opera has reached a new level of stability, leaders say, after a series of cost-cutting and the announcement of new initiatives to broaden its presence in the community. The company — which in May rescinded a controversial decision to...
  • Calder to lay off up to 246 after reductions, closings

    Calder to lay off up to 246 after reductions, closings
    Calder Casino and Race Course has slashed its horse racing dates and eliminated its poker room, and with that comes a reduction in employees. The Miami Gardens pari-mutuel revealed this week that 246 employees are being laid off, filing a Worker...
  • Warner Bros. CEO Confirms Layoffs in Memo to Staff

    Warner Bros. Entertainment chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara has told Warner Bros. employees that layoffs are coming at every level across the studio. The cuts are coming in the wake of a failed bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to buy parent Time Warner...
  • Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts

    Grappling with ratings doldrums and increased competition, Turner Broadcasting plans to cut several hundred workers as part of an overhaul of its operations. On Tuesday, the Atlanta cable TV programmer notified employees that it was offering buyouts...
  • SunTrust to shutter Orlando fraud unit, lay off 105

    SunTrust to shutter Orlando fraud unit, lay off 105
    SunTrust Banks Inc. is shuttering its fraud-response call center group in Orlando and shedding more than 100 jobs, the bank confirmed Wednesday. Atlanta-based SunTrust, the largest bank in Central Florida, handed out pink slips to 105 employees on...
  • Father-Son Team Guide JAK's Flooring Through Recession To Emerge Stronger, Smarter

    Father-Son Team Guide JAK's Flooring Through Recession To Emerge Stronger, Smarter
    HARTFORD — When Jeff King was laid off from a construction purchasing job in 2007 two years after he graduated college, it was just the beginning of a major recession for the construction industry. His father, Allan, who was running both a hardware...
  • Costa Mesa council considers nearly $25M union contract today

    A nearly $25 million employment contract with Costa Mesa's municipal employee union will go for City Council review Tuesday. The roughly 200-member Costa Mesa City Employees Assn. ratified the contract last month, but the deal still faces two public...