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  • Job cuts fall more than 30 percent

    Job cuts fall more than 30 percent
    Florida had 1,457 job cuts in the private sector in December, down more than 30 percent from 2,183 in the same month last year. Only one major layoff took place in South Floirida in the final month of 2014, Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Thursday....
  • LEGO North America President Emphasizes Corporate Responsibility

    LEGO North America President Emphasizes Corporate Responsibility
    While the history of LEGO Systems Inc. in Connecticut is at least in part one of a steely-eyed decision to move jobs to Mexico to save money, the group president on Wednesday emphasized the gentler side of capitalism at the billion-dollar toy maker....
  • Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals

    Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals
    Our political system of frequent elections provides regular opportunities for officials to engage in a fresh start, though most of the players are not new to the office they hold. The issues that face the state, however, do not ebb and flow on the same...
  • Coca-Cola cutting up to 1,800 job

    ATLANTA Coca-Cola says it will cut between 1,600 and 1,800 jobs in coming months to trim costs. The world's biggest beverage maker says it began notifying workers in the U.S. and some international locations Thursday. It said job types are across all...
  • Teen retailer Wet Seal files for Ch. 11 protection in effort to keep head above water

    The Wet Seal Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an effort to keep its remaining teen clothing stores open. The announcement Friday comes a little over a week after the chain said that it was closing 338 stores, or about two-thirds...
  • Amenta Emma Says Construction Growing Healthily

    Amenta Emma Says Construction Growing Healthily
    HARTFORD — After recessions, architects are like crocuses. When developers, governments or nonprofits hire architects, it's what they call a leading economic indicator — those contracts will result in workers in hard hats with paychecks many...
  • Fewest job cuts announced last year since 1997, Challenger says

    Fewest job cuts announced last year since 1997, Challenger says
    Planned job cuts by U.S. businesses declined in December for the second-straight month, helping 2014 post the fewest announced layoffs in 17 years, according to career counseling firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. “Layoffs aren’t...
  • Waterbury Hospital To Cut Workforce By 80 Full-Time Jobs

    Waterbury Hospital To Cut Workforce By 80 Full-Time Jobs
    Waterbury Hospital had warned for weeks that layoffs were imminent after a deal fell through to sell the ailing hospital to a Texas chain, and, on Thursday, gave a first glimpse of its plans to cut costs. The hospital said it will reduce its workforce...
  • Hampton expecting less aid from state budget

    Officials here feel the once symbiotic relationship the city had with the General Assembly is turning parasitic. City Council members and staff spent about 30 minutes Tuesday afternoon lamenting recent state aid reductions. For the upcoming fiscal year,...
  • BP cuts 200 staff, 100 contractors as oil prices fall; company still 'committed' to North Sea

    BP has announced it will cut an estimated 200 staff jobs and another 100 contracting jobs in light of falling oil prices. The company said Thursday the cuts will be made in onshore roles, not in offshore operational positions. Regional president Trevor...
  • Bet on boom times now leading to bankruptcy filing for part of Caesars' casino empire

    Company lawyers said Wednesday that a division of financially troubled Caesars Entertainment Corp. will head to court in Chicago on Thursday to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The lawyers revealed the timing and location of the move in a legal...