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  • HBO to Lay Off Over 150 Employees This Week (EXCLUSIVE)

    Layoff fever is spreading at Time Warner. Weeks after the conglom went public with job cuts at its Warner Bros. and Turner Broadcasting divisions, the HBO unit is expected to trim its own staff as well, according to sources. Approximately 7% of its 2,400...
  • Time Warner layoffs continue; HBO to cut 150

    Time Warner layoffs continue; HBO to cut 150
    Premium channel HBO this week plans to lay off approximately 150 people, which is nearly 7% of the Time Warner Inc. unit's workforce. The cuts are part of a Time Warner initiative to reduce its headcount companywide in order to bolster its bottom line...
  • Muller vetoes 2015 tax cut in Lehigh County

    Muller vetoes 2015 tax cut in Lehigh County
    Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller vetoed half a dozen Republican-backed budget amendments, saying they do not shrink the county deficit as touted, and are harmful to employees. Democrat Muller described the line-item vetoes as modest compared to his...
  • Amgen, bowing to hedge fund pressure, to cut up to 1,100 more jobs

    Amgen, bowing to hedge fund pressure, to cut up to 1,100 more jobs
    Amgen Inc., the Southern California biotech giant that has struggled to match the torrid growth of its pharmaceutical peers, finds itself in the crosshairs of a New York hedge fund manager, one of the new breed of activist investors, who is loudly calling...
  • Microsoft Lays Off 3,000 Employees, Ending Rounds of Cutbacks

    Another 3,000 employees have been handed pinkslips at Microsoft, the company said Wednesday, as it wraps up eliminating 14% of its workforce, or around 18,000 positions.Around 638 of the layoffs were made in the Seattle area, where Microsoft is based,...
  • AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire

     AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire
    AbbVie is blaming the Obama administration for pulling the plug on its $55 billion proposed acquisition of Irish drugmaker Shire, asserting that the largest corporate deal of the year no longer made economic sense under new federal tax regulations. Late...
  • UBS Hires Broker For 'Iconic' Stamford Office Tower

    UBS Hires Broker For 'Iconic' Stamford Office Tower
    The latest in a long trail of hints that its time in Stamford might be limited, Swiss banking giant UBS has hired a brokerage consultant to determine interest in its 725,000-square-foot office buildings in the city. The financial services company has...
  • Report: Sears to close stores, lay off about 5,500

    Sears Holdings Corp is shuttering more than 100 stores and laying off at least 5,457 employees, investor website Seeking Alpha reported on Thursday, indicating the struggling retailer may be stepping up store closures. Sears said in August it had closed...
  • Sears disputes report of layoffs, store closings

    Sears disputes report of layoffs, store closings
    A published report Thursday said Sears Holdings is laying off about 6,000 workers as it closes 110 stores within the next few months, many before Christmas, according to Seeking Alpha, a content service for financial markets. Hoffman Estates-based Sears...
  • 3 questions: Where Laguna council and school board candidates stand on the issues

    Laguna Beach City Council Two incumbents and five challengers are running for three spots on the five-member council. The Coastline Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) What is one realistic, financially prudent step the city can...
  • Taxes, jobs top concerns in DuPage County Board races

    Taxes, jobs top concerns in DuPage County Board races
    Taxes, bloated government and jobs are the hot-button issues for most candidates seeking contested seats on the DuPage County Board. While incumbent board members tout the county's cost controls and budget discipline, no one can deny that DuPage...