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  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 281,000

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 281,000
    More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week. Yet even with the increase, applications for jobless aid remain low, a reassuring sign after hiring slowed last month. Weekly applications rose 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 281,000, the Labor...
  • District 203 staff cuts could become a trend

    District 203 staff cuts could become a trend
    Declining enrollment is causing Naperville School District 203 to cut about 16 teaching positions across the district next year, but add the equivalent of 2.6 full-time special education teachers. Bob Ross, assistant superintendent for secondary...
  • Job openings surge, yet employers slow to hire

    U.S. job openings surged in February to a 14-year high, yet employers filled fewer of those jobs than in the previous month. On a brighter note, the Labor Department also says that layoffs fell sharply. Taken together, the figures suggest that signs of a...
  • Illinois employers plan for more than 2,800 layoffs

    Illinois employers plan for more than 2,800 layoffs
    More than 300 Tiger Direct employees in Illinois will lose their jobs as the electronics company closes most of its retail stores to focus on its business-to-business operations. Tiger Direct on May 9 will close its four Illinois retail stores, in...
  • Viacom restructuring includes $785-million write-down

    Viacom restructuring includes $785-million write-down
    Viacom Inc. has completed its companywide restructuring, which included hundreds of job cuts and a pre-tax accounting charge of $785 million. The media company has been roughed up during the last year. Its premier television networks, including MTV...
  • Viacom announces layoffs, $785M in expenses

    Viacom announces layoffs, $785M in expenses
    Media giant Viacom Inc. on Monday announced a round of layoffs and restructuring that will result in it booking $785 million in special expenses in its recently ended quarter. A Viacom spokesman declined to say how many people would be laid off. The New...
  • New Casinos Will Cost Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods $703 Million

    New Casinos Will Cost Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods $703 Million
    Connecticut's two casinos stand to lose $703 million a year, and annual state slot revenues could drop by $100 million, once four new casinos are up and running in New York and Massachusetts in 2019, a new report says. The out-of-state competition...
  • Thornton tells lawmakers city schools will lay off 100 central office staff

    Thornton tells lawmakers city schools will lay off 100 central office staff
    Baltimore city schools CEO Gregory Thornton told state lawmakers Friday that about 100 employees will lose their jobs at the end of the school year in his plan to close a $108 million deficit. During a briefing Friday with the city delegation —...
  • Jobs being cut, moved at Polk Audio

    Jobs being cut, moved at Polk Audio
    Polk Audio's presence on its native Baltimore turf is shrinking again. The company that makes speakers and headphones for home sound systems will lose about half of its workforce of more than 80 people in a reorganization by its parent company Sound...
  • Plainfield, Bolingbrook could lose up to $5.5M in state funding plan

    Bolingbrook and Plainfield stand to lose $5.5 million total in state income tax revenue if Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget proposal for the next fiscal year becomes reality. Towns across the state are bracing themselves for a potentially massive cut in...
  • Mattel lays off 107 workers

    Mattel lays off 107 workers
    Toy maker Mattel Inc. has laid off 107 employees at its El Segundo headquarters, a few months after its chief executive abruptly resigned following a disappointing holiday season. Mattel spokesman Alex Clark said the layoffs were spread across...