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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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  • HLN Reorganizes Program Lineup, Lays Off Staff

    In its first major shift under new general manager Albie Hecht, Time Warner-owned HLN is rearranging a good chunk of its programming line-up, which will result in an unspecified number of layoffs among editorial and technical staff, a spokeswoman for...
  • French Giant Pathe Pinkslips Employees

    As mainstream French films continue to lose market share to Hollywood pics at home, Pathe, one of Gaul's biggest film production and distribution institutions, has laid off nine people and is planning to drastically reduce its lineup. The pinkslips hit...
  • Former Republic Windows CEO turns down guilty plea

    Former Republic Windows CEO turns down guilty plea
    The former CEO of Republic Windows and Doors today turned down an offer from Cook County prosecutors to plead guilty to charges he looted the company in the months before its North Side plant was abruptly shuttered in 2008. The development means that...
  • MarksJarvis: Economy stronger, but growth in jobs, wages lacking

    MarksJarvis: Economy stronger, but growth in jobs, wages lacking
    The economy is showing some signs of strength — not tremendous strength, mind you, but enough to prove there was adequate heft to weather the partial government shutdown and keep investors in a stock market that has climbed a remarkable 23.6 percent...
  • Planned layoffs jumped in October on drug, financial firm cutbacks

    WASHINGTON -- Planned layoffs by U.S. employers jumped 13.5% last month, led by cutbacks at pharmaceutical and financial services firms, according to a report Wednesday. Employers announced plans to cut 45,730 jobs in October, up from 40,289 the...
  • Obama adjusts pitch for healthcare law

    Obama adjusts pitch for healthcare law
    WASHINGTON — While a team of techies tries to reboot the broken federal insurance website, President Obama is trying to retool efforts to promote the flailing healthcare law. The flawed launch of the new online marketplaces has forced Obama to...
  • Baltimore County to change high school schedules

    Baltimore County to change high school schedules
    School days for Baltimore County high school students will be significantly different next year when Superintendent Dallas Dance imposes a uniform, eight-class schedule throughout the district. The move allows students to squeeze in more lessons. That...
  • Lyons: Vote for $1 million cut in cop budget not 'final chapter'

    Lyons: Vote for $1 million cut in cop budget not 'final chapter'
    The day after the Lyons village board voted to reduce its police department budget by $1 million, officials said today that the proposed cutbacks are not cast in stone. “The final chapter has not yet been written,” Village Manager Thomas...
  • Shutdown costs feds $2 billion in lost productivity, report finds

    Shutdown costs feds $2 billion in lost productivity, report finds
    WASHINGTON -- The 16-day shutdown of the federal government last month resulted in $2 billion in lost productivity and, at its peak, left 40 percent of the federal workforce furloughed, according to a report released by the Obama administration Thursday....
  • Haar: Pratt Asks Union In Contract Talks To Give Up 252 Jobs

    In an opening salvo of contract talks, Pratt & Whitney management is asking the Machinists union to give up 252 jobs at the East Hartford and Middletown plants, clearing the way for the company to bring in outside contractors for materials handling work...
  • Workers to get $2 billion in back pay after government shutdown

    Workers to get $2 billion in back pay after government shutdown
    WASHINGTON -- Federal workers furloughed during last month's partial government shutdown will receive about $2 billion in back pay, the White House said Thursday. About 850,000 federal employees were furloughed for at least part of the 16-day shutdown,...