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  • Layoffs underway at Sony Pictures Entertainment

    Layoffs underway at Sony Pictures Entertainment
    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...
  • Sony Pictures laying off 216 employees in Culver City

    Sony Pictures laying off 216 employees in Culver City
    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...
  • HLN Cancels 'Showbiz Tonight' As Part of Transformation of Network

    HLN has canceled "Showbiz Tonight," the latest shuffle at the Time Warner-owned cable outlet since the arrival of former Viacom entertainment programmer Albie Hecht. "I know we are all working hard to grow the brand and take HLN to the next level."...
  • 'Captain Phillips' helps sail Sony Pictures into third-quarter profit

    'Captain Phillips' helps sail Sony Pictures into third-quarter profit
    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...
  • Florida's January job cuts down 72 percent from last year

    As retailers began to layoff some of the employees they hired for the holiday season, planned layoffs across the nation increased in January, said outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday. But not in Florida, there were 812 announced...
  • Sony to exit PCs, spin off TV business, eliminate 5,000 positions

    Sony to exit PCs, spin off TV business, eliminate 5,000 positions
    Sony Corp. is exiting the PC market, announcing Thursday that it was selling its Vaio personal computer division. The Japanese company said the move came after a "comprehensive analysis of factors, including the drastic changes in the global PC...
  • January jobs report disappoints again

    January jobs report disappoints again
    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...
  • Sony to sell PC division, spin off TV business, lay off thousands

    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...
  • OfficeMax, Specialty Foods among companies planning layoffs

    OfficeMax, Specialty Foods among companies planning layoffs
    Illinois employers announced they would lay off more than 500 workers in the coming weeks, according to notices filed with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Specialty Foods Group Inc., meat manufacturer, said it would...
  • L.A. County union approves new contract agreement

    L.A. County union approves new contract agreement
    After months of contentious negotiations that culminated in a strike by county social workers in December, Los Angeles County employees represented by Service Employees International Union Local 721 voted to approve a new labor agreement. The union's...
  • 99 Cents Only chain lays off 160 workers

    99 Cents Only Stores Inc. has laid off about 160 workers as the company sought to streamline costs and stay competitive. No stores will be closed and no employers or managers at any of the chain's 332 stores were affected in Tuesday's move, according to...