| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:45 AM
As San Diego Opera continues to regroup and work toward mounting its planned 2015 season, scheduled to begin in January, the troubled company has put cost-cutting measures in place that are expected to help it achieve a measure of financial stability....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
San Diego Opera has reached a new level of stability, leaders say, after a series of cost-cutting and the announcement of new initiatives to broaden its presence in the community.
The company — which in May rescinded a controversial decision to...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Calder Casino and Race Course has slashed its horse racing dates and eliminated its poker room, and with that comes a reduction in employees.
The Miami Gardens pari-mutuel revealed this week that 246 employees are being laid off, filing a Worker...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Abbott Laboratories laid off an unspecified number of workers at its Lake County headquarters complex on Tuesday, sources told the Tribune.
“We’re taking various actions to reduce expenses,” said Scott Stoffel, the Abbott spokesman....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Roughly 1,100 Chicago Public Schools employees are being laid off, among them 550 teachers whose jobs were cut because of declining enrollment, officials said Thursday.
The teachers who were laid off are eligible to reapply for jobs elsewhere in CPS,...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The Annapolis City Council adopted a $96.5 million operating budget early Tuesday morning that lays off seven employees, increases a tax on businesses and increases some parking fines.
The budget also eliminates the Annapolis Economic Development Corp.,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Seven weeks after launching a new Los Angeles newspaper amid great fanfare, the Orange County Register's parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., is showing signs of financial distress.
The Santa Ana company said Tuesday that it is merging the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Layoffs are expected at the Orange County Register six days after its parent company announced cost cuts, including buyouts, immediate furloughs and the merging of newly launched newspapers in Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Several staffers already have...
| Jun 10, 2014
Dozens of veteran journalists have applied for voluntary buyouts at the Orange County Register, and those who haven't are bracing for layoffs in the latest sign that the daily paper's expansion is faltering.
Register owner Aaron Kushner told a somber...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Motorola Solutions confirmed it is laying off an unspecified number of employees this year as part of a previously announced plan to reduce global costs by $200 million.
The Schaumburg-based company said employees would be notified this week.
| May 25, 2014
He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming.
The NAACP, a national...