| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Layoffs are expected at the Orange County Register six days after its parent company announced cost cuts, including buyouts, immediate furloughs and the merging of newly launched newspapers in Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Several staffers already have...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Aerospace giant Boeing Co., which for years has been cutting its workforce in Southern California, announced that it plans to increase its engineering workforce in Long Beach and Seal Beach by 1,000 positions over the next two years.
It is a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Willis Tower, Chicago’s tallest building, will gain a large tenant in 2017 that will be boost the skyscraper’s occupancy to more than 90 percent.
The law firm of Seyfarth Shaw said Monday that it plans to relocate its Chicago headquarters to...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Al Jazeera America is laying off dozens of employees as well as a large number of freelancers less than eight months after the news channel made its debut.
In a memo to staff, Al Jazeera America President Kate O'Brian said the planning for and launch of...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The NAACP will lay off 7 percent of its national staff as it continues to search for a permanent leader, a decision the civil rights organization says is necessary because of financial concerns.
"Like many nonprofits in transition during a difficult...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:35 AM
| May 25, 2014
He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming.
The NAACP, a national...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:29 PM
The beleaguered operator of a Vernon battery-recycling plant announced the temporary layoffs of nearly all of its employees Monday, weeks after air-quality regulators shut down its operations over air pollution concerns.
Exide Technologies said in a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes the popular wrinkle treatment Botox.
Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have already...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:14 AM
RACINE, Wis. — One of Frank Lloyd Wright's most beguiling and troubled buildings opens to public tours for the first time next week, and when it does, it will raise an eternal, vexing question: Which matters more, beauty or utility?
It's easy to...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:40 PM
A former South Windsor employee of ClearEdge Power has filed a class-action lawsuit against the company for failing to give required notice before it laid off all of its employees there last week.
Rather than making the filing in advance of the layoffs,...