| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Layoffs are underway at Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Sony Corp.-owned film and television studio that vowed late last year to significantly reduce its overhead.
The cuts, which began Monday and will continue this week, include employees at divisions...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:29 AM
The U.S. economy created a disappointing 113,000 new jobs in January, the Labor Department reported Friday. Analysts expected nonfarm payrolls to increase by 185,000 jobs last month.
The unemployment rate fell again to 6.6 percent. the lowest level...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Sony Corp., a struggling electronics maker trying to regain its once stalwart status, is undertaking a major restructuring that includes the sale of its PC division, a spinoff of its TV business and layoffs of thousands of employees.
The Japanese tech...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment reported a profit of $231 million in the fiscal third quarter ending Dec. 31, a significant improvement from the previous quarter, when it lost $181 million.
However, the film and television studio's profit was down 4.2% from...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:02 PM
California added a net 13,600 jobs in December, a modest but decent showing for a month of less-than-robust growth throughout the nation.
Those gains were enough to help push the unemployment rate down to 8.3% from 8.5% the previous month, the state...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:26 PM
NBCUniversal is laying off more than 160 employees from its Burbank facility, a direct result of “The Tonight Show’s” pending move to New York City with Jimmy Fallon as the new host, according to a company spokesperson.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Aaron Kushner, the CEO of Freedom Communications, the owner of the Orange County Register, has registered his objection to our post Tuesday describing the company's plans to take out life insurance policies on its employees to help fund the company's...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Verizon Wireless said Friday that it is adding more than 100 retail and customer service jobs in Maryland, a move that comes on the heels of plans to cut about 380 jobs at a Hanover call center.
The new positions will be full time and come with health...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:01 PM
With city budget managers intent on limiting new spending and reining in employee benefits, a coalition of union and political groups is fighting back with a report that suggests Los Angeles City Hall is spending too much on Wall Street and not enough...