| 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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The people who run KCET-TV see a solid future ahead. But the station's accountants aren't so sure.
KCETLink, the nonprofit organization that runs the independent public TV outlet based in Burbank, "has suffered recurring losses that raise substantial...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday.
The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...
| Feb 21, 2014
Livable wages and less income disparity are noble objectives that resonate with many people. President Obama has proposed that Congress raise the minimum wage as a way to meet those objectives. But there's a better way to improve wages, assist low-...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:09 AM
North Shore School District 112 and its teachers union aren't seeing eye to eye on some parts of the report that has served as the backbone of recent talks about the district's future – but union officials aren't against a move that would result...
| 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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:12 AM
A photo supply chain, a food supplier and a medical instrument maker were the only employers announcing planned layoffs in Illinois last month.
Dentsply-Rinn Corp., based in Elgin, reported to the state that it plans to lay off 60 employees. The workers...
| 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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Sam Brice, a senior engineer who works for the city of Annapolis, told the mayor and city council Monday that residents expect a high level of service from local government. That, he said, requires employees who cost money.
"Your employees are your most...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Loyola University Maryland has laid off 15 staff members and its president said Friday that the college had reached a "critical moment" where large tuition increases could no longer be sustained.
The 15 layoffs did not include any faculty members, and...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The layoffs underway at Sony Pictures Entertainment as part of a cost-cutting initiative are affecting 216 employees in Culver City, where the company is based.
The number of layoffs was disclosed in a notice the film and television studio filed with...