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  • Microsoft to slice 18,000 jobs in quest for meanness, leanness

    Microsoft to slice 18,000 jobs in quest for meanness, leanness
    Attempting to fend off a culture that dwelled too long on tradition and replace it with one far more aggressive, Microsoft Corp.’s chief executive announced sweeping layoffs on Thursday that will affect workers worldwide. Anlaysts were surprised...
  • 3 Illinois employers warn of layoffs in March

    3 Illinois employers warn of layoffs in March
    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...
  • O.C. Register owner to cut staff, merge Long Beach and L.A. newspapers

    O.C. Register owner to cut staff, merge Long Beach and L.A. newspapers
    Seven weeks after launching a new Los Angeles newspaper amid great fanfare, the Orange County Register's parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., is showing signs of financial distress. The Santa Ana company said Tuesday that it is merging the...
  • Dozens at O.C. Register apply for buyouts as layoffs at newspaper loom

    Dozens at O.C. Register apply for buyouts as layoffs at newspaper loom
    Dozens of veteran journalists have applied for voluntary buyouts at the Orange County Register, and those who haven't are bracing for layoffs in the latest sign that the daily paper's expansion is faltering. Register owner Aaron Kushner told a somber...
  • Layoffs expected at financially troubled O.C. Register

    Layoffs expected at financially troubled O.C. Register
    Layoffs are expected at the Orange County Register six days after its parent company announced cost cuts, including buyouts, immediate furloughs and the merging of newly launched newspapers in Long Beach and Los Angeles. Several staffers already have...
  • Annapolis budget increases business taxes, lays off 7 employees

    Annapolis budget increases business taxes, lays off 7 employees
    The Annapolis City Council adopted a $96.5 million operating budget early Tuesday morning that lays off seven employees, increases a tax on businesses and increases some parking fines. The budget also eliminates the Annapolis Economic Development Corp.,...
  • NAACP to cut national staff 7%, citing financial concerns

    NAACP to cut national staff 7%, citing financial concerns
    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...
  • New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background

    New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background
    He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming. The NAACP, a national...
  • Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers

    Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers
    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...
  • Motorola Solutions employees being notified of layoffs

    Motorola Solutions employees being notified of layoffs
    Motorola Solutions confirmed it is laying off an unspecified number of employees this year as part of a previously announced plan to reduce global costs by $200 million.  The Schaumburg-based company said employees would be notified this week. The...
  • Sony names Nicole Seligman president of entertainment division

    Sony names Nicole Seligman president of entertainment division
    Sony Corp. executive Nicole Seligman has been given an expanded role at the company, taking on the new position of president of Sony Entertainment. Seligman will oversee the finance, human resources, legal and corporate communications functions of Sony'...