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  • 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...
  • How many layoffs at Air Products?

    Though layoffs are underway, Air Products' new CEO, Seifi Ghasemi, will leave the Trexlertown industrial gases company largely intact — for now. In a widely anticipated presentation to analysts and investors Thursday morning, Ghasemi said the...
  • Microsoft lays off 2,100, axes Silicon Valley research

    Microsoft lays off 2,100, axes Silicon Valley research
    Microsoft Corp will close its Silicon Valley research-and-development operation as part of 2,100 layoffs announced on Thursday, as it moves toward its new CEO's goal of cutting 18,000 staff, or about 14 percent of its workforce. News of the closure of...
  • Related story: Gov. Jindal pushes oil and coal use, rejects climate change rules

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who hopes to use detailed position papers to build a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, released an energy plan Tuesday that calls for expanded oil and gas production and reversing the Obama administration's...
  • Microsoft layoffs: Best and worst of times

    It was the best of times and the worst of times in Redmond, Wash., Thursday. Microsoft announced its latest round of layoffs at an otherwise high point for the company. It appears to have successfully repositioned itself as a mobile-first, cloud-first...
  • Microsoft Eliminates 2,100 Jobs in Latest Round of Layoffs

    Microsoft handed out pinkslips to 2,100 employees Thursday as part of the company's plans to reduce its workforce by 18,000 through the end of the year. Those impacted by the cutbacks this week involved staff across all of its divisions, including...
  • Day to define vision and future in Palm Beach County

    Day to define vision and future in Palm Beach County
    The Palm Beach County Commission has a chance to plan the future of the county's last major undeveloped region. Today, the commission should take that chance. Before the commission is Minto West, the controversial project proposed for the former...
  • 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...
  • Cost-cuts put gold miners between rock and a hard place

    (Reuters) - Deep cost cuts have helped to restore profits at gold miners pummeled by a one-third slide in bullion prices in the past three years, but the fix may only be short term and could be setting the industry up for even more long-term pain. The...
  • State support for job cuts boosts prospects of latest Malaysia Airlines plan

    State support for job cuts boosts prospects of latest Malaysia Airlines plan
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The plan to save Malaysia Airlines (MAS) could succeed where past endeavours have failed because the government has finally put politics aside by agreeing to sweeping job cuts, people briefed on the restructuring told Reuters. The...
  • Labor costs weighing down Postal Service

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Thursday, Aug. 28: There is even more bad financial news for the U.S. Postal Service, according to a report released last week by the agency's Office of Inspector General. In addition to...