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  • Superintendent's pay in South Bay district called 'excessive'

    Superintendent's pay in South Bay district called 'excessive'
    New York City Chancellor Carmen Farina oversees more than a million students, 1,700 schools and a budget the size of many states. Her pay: $412,193. Los Angeles Unified Supt. John Deasy has half a million students, 1,000-plus schools, a $7-billion...
  • Sheraton City Center warns of layoffs

    Sheraton City Center warns of layoffs
    The management of the Sheraton Baltimore City Center warned the state Tuesday that it expects to lay off the majority of its workforce by the end of May and the large Fayette Street hotel could close. The notice filed with the Department of Labor,...
  • AAI in Hunt Valley lays off 24 workers

    AAI in Hunt Valley lays off 24 workers
    AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems, a Hunt Valley company known for its "Shadow" spy drones, has laid off 24 employees, officials confirmed on Thursday. The layoffs, which occurred Wednesday, affect about 2 percent of the more than 1,400 employees based in...
  • Sprint disputes claims it flouted law in layoffs

    Sprint disputes claims it flouted law in layoffs
    When Sprint Corp. gave pink slips to 400 call-center workers in Altamonte Springs last month, it gave them a one-week notice — far short of the two months required by federal labor law. The company said this week, however, that the layoffs,...
  • Planned job cuts up by 8 percent in February

    Planned job cuts up by 8 percent in February
    Planned job cuts in Florida increased by 8 percent in February over a year ago, outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Thursday. Job cuts that were announced by employers totaled 1,486 in February compared with 1,384 in the same month in...
  • Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees

    Disney Interactive is eliminating 700 jobs, about 26% of its total workforce, as the Mouse House's games and Internet division struggles to achieve profitability. The cuts were expected, and were anticipated to mostly affect Disney's Playdom group, which...
  • Disney Interactive announces roughly 700 layoffs worldwide

    Disney Interactive announces roughly 700 layoffs worldwide
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday. The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...
  • Exide to temporarily lay off nearly all workers at its Vernon plant

    Exide to temporarily lay off nearly all workers at its Vernon plant
    The beleaguered operator of a Vernon battery-recycling plant announced the temporary layoffs of nearly all of its employees Monday, weeks after air-quality regulators shut down its operations over air pollution concerns. Exide Technologies said in a...
  • Ackman, Valeant partner in bid to buy Botox maker Allergan

    Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes the popular wrinkle treatment Botox. Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have already...
  • Sony's Matt Brown Leaving Home Entertainment As Layoffs Loom

    With layoffs looming at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Matt Brown is retiring from his post as executive VP of worldwide commercial at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The retirement is effective as March 31. "During his tenure at SPHE, Matt was a key...
  • Sharp drop in federal employment expected

    Sharp drop in federal employment expected
    Federal employment is expected to drop sharply in the span of a decade, government projections show, as budget cuts and retirements begin to reshape the workforce. While U.S. employment will likely grow nearly 11 percent from 2012 through 2022,...