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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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  • Back to the bliss of the ordinary

    Back to the bliss of the ordinary
    Corrine Stone went to bed Wednesday night not sure she would be allowed to go to work on Thursday. But she was ready, revved up like a kid who couldn't wait to get to summer camp. By late afternoon, she had packed her lunch (apple, pear, turkey...
  • A misguided corporate takeover [Letter]

    A misguided corporate takeover [Letter]
    I'm neither an employee nor a stockholder in Sysco or U.S. Food Service, but this combination will not benefit either company or its employees ("Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion," Dec. 9). Two companies calling on...
  • Focus Features Layoffs Have Begun

    Some of the 103 employees at Focus Features have begun receiving pinkslips, three weeks after Universal fired CEO James Schamus. No exact numbers were available, but many of the layoffs are coming at Focus' New York operation, which employs 44 people and...
  • Focus Features employees notified of layoffs amid overhaul

    Focus Features employees notified of layoffs amid overhaul
    Layoffs have begun at Focus Features. Employees in the specialty label's New York and Los Angeles locations were told Monday whether they would lose their positions, though it is not known how many jobs will be cut. Focus, an imprint of Universal...
  • State orders furloughed federal workers to repay unemployment benefits

    State orders furloughed federal workers to repay unemployment benefits
    Furloughed federal workers in Illinois who received unemployment benefits during the government shutdown this month and have also received wages for the days they weren't working will not be able to keep both paychecks. The 577 workers who collected...
  • Netflix revenue up. Cable's cowboy saddles up. Layoffs at Focus.

    Netflix revenue up. Cable's cowboy saddles up. Layoffs at Focus.
    After the coffee. Before trying out for quarterback of the Vikings. The Skinny: I have a confession to make. I kind of want to see "Bad Grandpa." Any takers? Tuesday's roundup includes analysis of Netflix earnings and layoffs at Focus Features. Also,...
  • Pace of U.S. job growth slows

    Pace of U.S. job growth slows
    WASHINGTON — The job market weakened in September amid a slowdown in key growth engines such as healthcare and leisure — a worrisome sign given that the employment picture probably worsened this month with the partial federal government...
  • Democrats caused government shutdown

     Democrats caused government shutdown
    Over the last week I've seen letter after letter in The Sun blasting Republicans for their role in the "government shutdown." The writers claim that Republicans don't care about the government employees, they're mean-spirited, they hate children and the...
  • 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...
  • Balto. Co. public employees union extends contract

    Balto. Co. public employees union extends contract
    A union representing nearly 1,500 Baltimore County public employees has reached an agreement with the county to extend its contract through 2016. Members of the Baltimore County Federation of Public Employees ratified the extension by a vote of 98...
  • BofA cuts 1,200 mortgage jobs, with more layoffs coming

    NEW YORK — Bank of America Corp. is slashing 1,200 jobs in its mortgage division as the company's refinancing business slows amid rising interest rates. The Charlotte, N.C.-based bank made the cuts this week, a BofA representative said. The jobs...