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  • Sprint says it's cutting 2,000 more jobs, reducing staff 5%

     Sprint says it's cutting 2,000 more jobs, reducing staff 5%
    Wireless carrier Sprint Corp. says it is eliminating 2,000 jobs, or about 5% of its staff, as part of an effort to cut $1.5 billion in annual spending. The company said the cuts will be made over the coming weeks and months, and it is still...
  • Urban League takes on new focus, resumes search for CEO

    Urban League takes on new focus, resumes search for CEO
    Nearly a year after the departure of Allie Braswell, the Central Florida Urban League is resuming its search for his replacement. The quest for the next president and CEO was suspended in March as the result of a budget crisis that forced the 36-year-...
  • Stockton bankruptcy ruling preserves city pensions

    Stockton bankruptcy ruling preserves city pensions
    A federal bankruptcy judge approved the city of Stockton's bankruptcy recovery plan Thursday and sidestepped challenges to its workers' pensions that could have threatened municipal retirement plans across the state in the years ahead. Stockton's plan...
  • Layoffs to begin at Pottsville Rubbermaid plant

    Layoffs to begin at Pottsville Rubbermaid plant
    Layoffs will begin in December at a Pottsville Rubbermaid plant that is set for closure in September 2015. Parent company Newell Rubbermaid notified state officials in a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act, or WARN, notice this month that 119 employees...
  • Unemployment rate drops, but plenty still look for jobs in Hampton Roads

    Unemployment rate drops, but plenty still look for jobs in Hampton Roads
    Over the past year, except for in August 2013, the Hampton Roads unemployment rate stayed below 6 percent, a state labor economist noted. Compared to a year earlier, the unemployment rate dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.6 percent in September, according...
  • Microsoft Lays Off 3,000 Employees, Ending Rounds of Cutbacks

    Another 3,000 employees have been handed pinkslips at Microsoft, the company said Wednesday, as it wraps up eliminating 14% of its workforce, or around 18,000 positions.Around 638 of the layoffs were made in the Seattle area, where Microsoft is based,...
  • Wall Street talks, companies respond -- by axing thousands of jobs

    Today's Times business page has a grim cast to it, related to reports of thousands of layoffs provoked not by a bad business climate but by Wall Street investors dissatisfied with their income.  If you're looking for a mockery of the image of wealthy...
  • Nancy Tellem, Jordan Levin Leave Xbox Entertainment Studios Amid Mass Microsoft Layoffs

    Xbox Entertainment Studios is officially no more. The last staffers of the production entity headed by Nancy Tellem were let go Wednesday as part of the broader layoffs of 3,000 people at the software giant. Tellem and her top lieutenant Jordan Levin...
  • Amgen, bowing to hedge fund pressure, to cut up to 1,100 more jobs

    Amgen, bowing to hedge fund pressure, to cut up to 1,100 more jobs
    Amgen Inc., the Southern California biotech giant that has struggled to match the torrid growth of its pharmaceutical peers, finds itself in the crosshairs of a New York hedge fund manager, one of the new breed of activist investors, who is loudly calling...
  • HBO to Lay Off Over 150 Employees This Week (EXCLUSIVE)

    Layoff fever is spreading at Time Warner. Weeks after the conglom went public with job cuts at its Warner Bros. and Turner Broadcasting divisions, the HBO unit is expected to trim its own staff as well, according to sources. Approximately 7% of its 2,400...
  • Time Warner layoffs continue; HBO to cut 150

    Time Warner layoffs continue; HBO to cut 150
    Premium channel HBO this week plans to lay off approximately 150 people, which is nearly 7% of the Time Warner Inc. unit's workforce. The cuts are part of a Time Warner initiative to reduce its headcount companywide in order to bolster its bottom line...