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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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  • Lincoln MKC is latest bid to regain marque's luster

    When Lincoln pulls the wraps off its 2014 MKC crossover in New York on Wednesday morning, most observers will pay little mind to the two simple knobs controlling stereo volume and tuning. But such seemingly insignificant details may say more about the...
  • MedStar Baltimore hospitals shed 1 percent of staff through attrition

    MedStar Baltimore hospitals shed 1 percent of staff through attrition
    Columbia-based MedStar Health has shed about 1 percent of its work force at its four Baltimore-area hospitals over the past year, less than the layoffs of about 5 percent of its employees at MedStar Washington Hospital Center announced this week,...
  • Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.

    Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.
    Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings plans to lay off 333 workers in Columbia — more than one-third of the workforce at what had been Arbitron Inc.'s headquarters — as the two former rivals combine their businesses. New York-based Nielsen,...
  • Md. manufacturing job losses outstrip most of U.S.

    Md. manufacturing job losses outstrip most of U.S.
    The General Motors factory in Baltimore, the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills and the steel mill at Sparrows Point all made things for decades. And all closed in the past 10 years. It's a familiar tale for much of the country. But Maryland's manufacturing...
  • A leaner, 'forward-looking' Dance Theatre of Harlem is back in action

    A leaner, 'forward-looking' Dance Theatre of Harlem is back in action
    NEW YORK — The sign on West 152nd Street, in Harlem's historic Sugar Hill neighborhood, reads "Dance Theatre of Harlem Way" — an appropriate indication of the permanence of the distinctive, dance organization that has struggled and evolved,...
  • Battered And Decimated, Pratt's Machinists Suddenly Hold Bargaining Power

    Battered And Decimated, Pratt's Machinists Suddenly Hold Bargaining Power
    It has been a sad bedrock of Connecticut's modern industrial history: As factory unions lose members, their political heft and bargaining power withers. At Pratt & Whitney, the prime example, the ranks of Machinists union members in the jet engine...
  • Financial planners field anxious queries from federal workers

    Financial planners field anxious queries from federal workers
    Most of the federal workers calling financial planner Stephen Zelcer have an observation and a question. They're worried Congress will kick off a shutdown sequel in January — and they want to know what, financially speaking, they should do to...
  • Will County employees begin strike

    Will County employees begin strike
    Will County employees took to the picket lines Monday after last week's breakdown of negotiations between county and union officials. . Nearly 1,000 employees went on strike and many of those picketed outside 26 county facilities to show their unity for...
  • Bloomberg downsizes arts coverage, lays off stage critic

    Bloomberg, the New York-based financial news giant, is shutting down its Muse brand of cultural journalism and has laid off its theater critic. The shake-up was part of a company-wide reorganization that came down on Monday and resulted in layoffs...
  • The big merger: Business wins; consumers lose

    The big merger: Business wins; consumers lose
    Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice essentially caved on its attempt to block the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. It extracted a few face-saving concessions, declared victory and then folded its tent. The merger will now almost...
  • Lockheed avoids the worst of layoffs

    Lockheed avoids  the worst of layoffs
    Lockheed Martin Corp. unleashed another downsizing last week aimed at eliminating 4,000 jobs nationwide – a move that appears to hit nearly every sector of the company except its Missiles and Fire Control unit in Orlando. Half of the layoffs...