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Job Layoffs

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  • Local Patch editors among those to lose jobs

    Local Patch editors among those to lose jobs
    The editors of many local Patch websites were among a large number of employees reportedly laid off by the news company Wednesday, under a national "restructuring" by its new owner. Investment holding company Hale Global agreed to assume majority...
  • 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...
  • California posts modest job growth; unemployment rate falls to 8.3%

    California posts modest job growth; unemployment rate falls to 8.3%
    California added a net 13,600 jobs in December, a modest but decent showing for a month of less-than-robust growth throughout the nation. Those gains were enough to help push the unemployment rate down to 8.3% from 8.5% the previous month, the state...
  • NBCUniversal plans to shed 164 jobs

    NBCUniversal plans to shed 164 jobs
    NBCUniversal is laying off more than 160 employees from its Burbank facility, a direct result of “The Tonight Show’s” pending move to New York City with Jimmy Fallon as the new host, according to a company spokesperson. NBCUniversal...
  • O.C. Register boss resents being labeled a 'ghoul'

    O.C. Register boss resents being labeled a 'ghoul'
    Aaron Kushner, the CEO of Freedom Communications, the owner of the Orange County Register, has registered his objection to our post Tuesday describing the company's plans to take out life insurance policies on its employees to help fund the company's...
  • HLN Cancels 'Showbiz Tonight' As Part of Transformation of Network

    HLN has canceled "Showbiz Tonight," the latest shuffle at the Time Warner-owned cable outlet since the arrival of former Viacom entertainment programmer Albie Hecht. "I know we are all working hard to grow the brand and take HLN to the next level."...
  • 'Captain Phillips' helps sail Sony Pictures into third-quarter profit

    'Captain Phillips' helps sail Sony Pictures into third-quarter profit
    Sony Pictures Entertainment reported a profit of $231 million in the fiscal third quarter ending Dec. 31, a significant improvement from the previous quarter, when it lost $181 million. However, the film and television studio's profit was down 4.2% from...
  • Florida's January job cuts down 72 percent from last year

    As retailers began to layoff some of the employees they hired for the holiday season, planned layoffs across the nation increased in January, said outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday. But not in Florida, there were 812 announced...
  • Saks plans 191 layoffs in Aberdeen

    Saks plans 191 layoffs in Aberdeen
    Saks Inc. warned state regulators Wednesday that it plans to lay off 191 employees in Aberdeen starting Jan. 3, a move the company said comes as a result of its November acquisition by Hudson's Bay Co. Some of the work at the Saks complex, which includes...
  • U.S. unemployment rate drops to 7%, lowest since 2008

    WASHINGTON — A surprisingly robust gain in new jobs last month helped drop the unemployment rate to a five-year low, fueling optimism about the nation's economic recovery and raising the prospect that the government may finally start to ease a key...
  • Redbox Chief Saunders Out, Outerwall to Cut 8.5% of Workforce

    Redbox president Anne Saunders has left the DVD kiosk operator, as parent company Outerwall restructures its business with plans to lay off 8.5% of its employees. "These actions are consistent with the plans we outlined earlier this year and ensure...