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Layoffs and Downsizing

Layoffs and Downsizing
Layoffs and downsizing both refer to reductions that companies make in staff.
Layoffs and downsizing both refer to reductions that companies make in staff. « Show less

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  • DWP says it can't track millions in ratepayer money

    DWP says it can't track millions in ratepayer money
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has directed an estimated $40 million in ratepayer money to two nonprofit groups charged with improving relations with the utility's largest employee union, but the agency claims to have scant information on...
  • Marylanders hurt by the federal shutdown

    In a research lab in East Baltimore, rats that provide clues to how the brain degenerates with age could grow too old or even die before scientists can complete their experiments. At a homeless shelter, a Baltimore mother feeds her underweight toddler...
  • Army Corps of Engineers furloughs Baltimore District employees, suspends permit reviews

    Army Corps of Engineers furloughs Baltimore District employees, suspends permit reviews
    The Baltimore District of the Army Corps of Engineers furloughed 45 employees, closed its regulatory offices and suspended the review of pending permit applications after running out of funds, a spokesman said Tuesday. Spokesman Chris Augsburger said...
  • MarksJarvis: Shadow of uncertainty could linger for months

    MarksJarvis: Shadow of uncertainty could linger for months
    No relief for the weary or disgusted investor — this week or for the next few months. The political feud over the nation's debt continues, with the presumed danger zone for a decision coming within hours. October 17 is circled on the calendar as...
  • Job fears and abuse take toll on bankers' health: study

    Job fears and abuse take toll on bankers' health: study
    LONDON (Reuters) - Fears of job cuts and "banker bashing" are taking a toll on the health of bank workers of all levels, according to an international study published on Wednesday that follows a trail of burnouts and tragedies in the world of finance....
  • Furloughed and forgotten

     Furloughed and forgotten
    As a government contractor who was sent home without back pay, I really appreciated your article on our plight ("The shutdown's forgotten victims: Government contractors," Oct. 14). I haven't seen any other articles about the contractors. I'm in an area...
  • Despite San Onofre nuclear plant shutdown, sirens to blare Wednesday

    Despite San Onofre nuclear plant shutdown, sirens to blare Wednesday
    The San Onofre nuclear plant may be permanently retired, but on Wednesday, the sirens were scheduled to sound as they have every year for an annual test. The test -- a regulatory requirement that hasn't been suspended despite the nuclear plant's...
  • Senate votes overwhelmingly to end shutdown, debt limit debate

    Senate votes overwhelmingly to end shutdown, debt limit debate
    WASHINGTON -- By an overwhelming vote, the Senate passed a budget compromise Wednesday night that would temporarily reopen federal agencies and allow the Treasury to continue borrowing to pay the nation’s bills, averting the possibility of a default...
  • Government shutdown: Bill to reopen agencies heads to Obama

    Government shutdown: Bill to reopen agencies heads to Obama
    WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval Wednesday night to a budget compromise that would temporarily reopen federal agencies and allow the Treasury to continue borrowing to pay the nation’s bills, averting the possibility of a default...
  • Toyota Offers Payment Relief for Furloughed Federal Workers

     
    Another automaker has pledged assistance to customers directly impacted by the prolonged shutdown of the federal government ??? now entering its third week with 800,000 workers furloughed and 1.3 million more still active but potentially not receiving a...
  • Mikulski: Deal allows 1 percent raise for federal workers

    Mikulski: Deal allows 1 percent raise for federal workers
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said Wednesday that the deal approved by Congress to reopen the federal government would also allow President Barack Obama to go forward with his plan to offer a...