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  • Sony to sell PC division, spin off TV business, lay off thousands

    Sony Corp., a struggling electronics maker trying to regain its once stalwart status, is undertaking a major restructuring that includes the sale of its PC division, a spinoff of its TV business and layoffs of thousands of employees. The Japanese tech...
  • Florida's January job cuts down 72 percent from last year

    As retailers began to layoff some of the employees they hired for the holiday season, planned layoffs across the nation increased in January, said outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday. But not in Florida, there were 812 announced...
  • Raise the minimum wage? No, subsidize wages instead.

    Livable wages and less income disparity are noble objectives that resonate with many people. President Obama has proposed that Congress raise the minimum wage as a way to meet those objectives. But there's a better way to improve wages, assist low-...
  • District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money

    District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money
    North Shore School District 112 officials argue the district's future looks bleak without closing four or even six of the district's 12 school buildings. Members of the district's superintendent's citizen finance and facilities advisory committee have...
  • D112 and union disagree on some aspects of report

    D112 and union disagree on some aspects of report
    North Shore School District 112 and its teachers union aren't seeing eye to eye on some parts of the report that has served as the backbone of recent talks about the district's future – but union officials aren't against a move that would result...
  • Quinn sends Boehner letter amid threat of more state layoffs

    Quinn sends Boehner letter amid threat of more state layoffs
    Gov. Pat Quinn today indicated that hundreds of additional state workers could be temporarily laid off if there's no resolution to the federal government shutdown within the next several days. That news from the Democratic governor came in a letter he...
  • Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs

    Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday. The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...
  • Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam's Club managers and hourly workers

    Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam's Club managers and hourly workers
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is laying off 2,300 employees in its Sam’s Club division as it tries to make its workforce leaner. In total, 2% of the 116,000 Sam’s Club employees in the U.S. will lose their jobs. Employees were being informed of the...
  • Higher minimum wage would reduce jobs but increase incomes, CBO says

    Higher minimum wage would reduce jobs but increase incomes, CBO says
    WASHINGTON -- Increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would cause the loss of about 500,000 jobs but would boost earnings for about 16.5 million low-wage workers, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday. The report said that most low-...
  • KCET-TV downplays downbeat funding report

    KCET-TV downplays downbeat funding report
    The people who run KCET-TV see a solid future ahead. But the station's accountants aren't so sure. KCETLink, the nonprofit organization that runs the independent public TV outlet based in Burbank, "has suffered recurring losses that raise substantial...
  • Layoffs easing: Initial unemployment claims drop to 316,000

    Layoffs easing: Initial unemployment claims drop to 316,000
    Layoffs appear to be easing as the number of people who filed for unemployment claims last week dropped by 10,000 to 316,000, the U.S. Labor Department reported Wednesday.  The number of initial unemployment claims has decreased in six of the last seven...