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  • Costa Mesa OKs $24.7 million employee contract

    The Costa Mesa City Council signed off on an employment contract with the city's largest employee union Tuesday, ending more than a year of negotiations. Under the $24.7-million pact with the Costa Mesa City Employees Assn., new hires will come in under...
  • Lori Borgman: Cuts in housekeeping open door to general disorder

    My friend who is a nurse now cleans her own office. In a cost cutting move, the powers that be reduced housekeeping services throughout the hospital. Now, in addition to scrambling to see to patients and process vast amounts of paperwork, my friend or one...
  • At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money

    At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money
    Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product. Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product...
  • Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times

    Paychecks have been disappointing investors for years, but that's not all that's been putting pressure on household spending. While companies have been stingy with raises since the 2008 recession, they've also been whittling away at benefits for the...
  • Rosneft struggles to grow as sanctions hit Russia's oil champion

    LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin's prized oil firm Rosneft is cutting staff and production and selling stakes in Siberian fields in the strongest evidence to date that Western sanctions are hurting what was the world's fastest growing oil firm in...
  • U.N. threatens to cut Afghanistan aid if election staff harassed

    KABUL (Reuters) - The United Nations threatened on Saturday to cut aid to Afghanistan if its staff are harassed, responding to tensions surrounding its participation in a drawn-out and bitter investigation into fraud in the still-unresolved presidential...
  • State employers to lay off more than 2,000 employees in coming months

    State employers to lay off more than 2,000 employees in coming months
    Illinois employers warned they will lay off more than 2,000 employees in the coming months, according to notices filed with state regulators. Twinkie maker Hostess said it will lay off 418 people from its plant in Schiller Park, which it is closing....
  • Donchez delivers 'menu' of options to attack $5.9M deficit

    Donchez delivers 'menu' of options to attack $5.9M deficit
    Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez on Thursday outlined how he plans to attack a projected $5.9 million budget shortfall next year: a new pension bond, refinancing old debt, new fees, 25 job cuts and a possible real estate tax hike. The plan, which will be...
  • CNN chief hunts for viewership as he prepares to cut jobs

    In the year and a half since former NBCUniversal chief Jeff Zucker took CNN's helm, he has rejiggered levels of the news operation great and small. For starters, he's focused on locking in longer to big breaking news as long as it juices ratings and...
  • Teamsters file lawsuit to halt Quinn layoffs

    Teamsters file lawsuit to halt Quinn layoffs
    SPRINGFIELD — The Teamsters filed a lawsuit today to block the layoffs of dozens of workers Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration decided to let go following a state watchdog’s report that hiring rules were abused at the state’s...
  • Donahue may bring tough love to Puerto Rico power agency

    NEW YORK/WILMINGTON DELAWARE (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's indebted power authority better get used to some tough love from its new chief restructuring officer, Lisa Donahue, who has earned a reputation for decisiveness, hard work and a cold-blooded...