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  • University chiefs: Rauner budget cuts would be dramatic

    Presidents of three state public universities told lawmakers Thursday that GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposal to cut higher education funding by nearly $400 million would lead to significant setbacks at campuses that would reverberate for years. The...
  • Coke CEO gets $18.1M after company fails to meet targets

    Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent was given a pay package worth $18.1 million last year after the world's biggest beverage company failed to meet its own growth targets. The compensation is on par with the $18.2 million Kent received in 2013, according to a...
  • Paramount hit with layoffs in Viacom restructuring

    Paramount hit with layoffs in Viacom restructuring
    Amid the broader restructuring at its parent company Viacom Inc., Paramount Pictures has been hit with layoffs. The Melrose Avenue movie studio laid off as many as 40 workers Wednesday, according to a person close to the company. Viacom's cost-cutting...
  • UTC Taking Hard Look At Selling Or Spinning Off Sikorsky

    UTC Taking Hard Look At Selling Or Spinning Off Sikorsky
    United Technologies Corp. is considering selling or spinning off Sikorsky, a move that has long been the subject of whispers and more recently open talk of an imminent deal in the defense industry. The Hartford-based company said late Wednesday that...
  • Producers make $102,860? Composers $63,560? Otis report on jobs and pay

    Producers make $102,860? Composers $63,560? Otis report on jobs and pay
    Employment in Los Angeles County's creative industries rose by 6,000 jobs in 2013 after more modest gains the two previous years, according to the latest annual Otis Report on the Creative Economy. But with 355,600 workers on payrolls, the county's...
  • Elgin City Council candidates talk taxes, cuts and economic development

    The city budget, revenue diversification, and the economic development climate — and if the council can do to anything to improve that — were the hot-button issues Tuesday at the League of Women Voters of the Elgin Area candidate forum. With...
  • Closing Tarrant Elementary School, increasing class sizes part of Hampton schools proposed budget

    HAMPTON — Closing Tarrant Elementary School, increasing class sizes to 30 students in fourth and fifth grades, and asking parents to pay for Advanced Placement tests are part of the schools budget proposal for next year in Hampton. Employee pay...
  • Ericsson cuts 2,200 jobs in Sweden

    Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says it will cut 2,200 jobs in Sweden as part of a 9 billion kronor ($1.1 billion) savings package. The Stockholm-based company said the layoffs would mostly affect research and development and supply positions....
  • How Gov. Snyder, lawmakers filled $412 million budget hole

    Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed mid-budget year bills to finalize a plan to tackle Michigan's projected $412 million shortfall in two primary funds that receive about $21 billion annually in tax revenue. The hole — $532 million in the general...
  • All workers should pull their weight

    February was a good month for jobs. The U.S. reported that 295,000 jobs were added that month, and the national unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent. That's the lowest it's been since the economic downturn hit in 2008. But while more people continue...
  • Allied Insurance cutting 140 Lincoln jobs in a few years

    Allied Insurance is giving employees lots of notice about job cutbacks at its regional office in Lincoln. The Lincoln Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/1wVQwcW ) that 140 jobs will be eliminated in claims and customer service between 2017 and 2020....