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  • Microsoft lays off 2,100 employees

    Microsoft lays off 2,100 employees
    Microsoft is notifying approximately 2,100 employees Thursday that they're being laid off in the second round of layoffs since the company announced in July that it would be cutting 18,000 jobs. The cuts are spread across multiple business units and...
  • U.N. threatens to cut Afghanistan aid if election staff harassed

    KABUL (Reuters) - The United Nations threatened on Saturday to cut aid to Afghanistan if its staff are harassed, responding to tensions surrounding its participation in a drawn-out and bitter investigation into fraud in the still-unresolved presidential...
  • Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times

    Paychecks have been disappointing investors for years, but that's not all that's been putting pressure on household spending. While companies have been stingy with raises since the 2008 recession, they've also been whittling away at benefits for the...
  • Related story: Gov. Jindal pushes oil and coal use, rejects climate change rules

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who hopes to use detailed position papers to build a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, released an energy plan Tuesday that calls for expanded oil and gas production and reversing the Obama administration's...
  • Donchez delivers 'menu' of options to attack $5.9M deficit

    Donchez delivers 'menu' of options to attack $5.9M deficit
    Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez on Thursday outlined how he plans to attack a projected $5.9 million budget shortfall next year: a new pension bond, refinancing old debt, new fees, 25 job cuts and a possible real estate tax hike. The plan, which will be...
  • At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money

    At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money
    Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product. Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product...
  • European banking job numbers drop a further 21,000 in first half

    LONDON (Reuters) - The banking sector's long and painful restructuring accounted for a further 1.2 percent fall in staff numbers at Europe's biggest lenders in the first half of the year, data compiled by Reuters shows, with little prospect of an upturn...
  • Lori Borgman: Cuts in housekeeping open door to general disorder

    My friend who is a nurse now cleans her own office. In a cost cutting move, the powers that be reduced housekeeping services throughout the hospital. Now, in addition to scrambling to see to patients and process vast amounts of paperwork, my friend or one...
  • CNN chief hunts for viewership as he prepares to cut jobs

    In the year and a half since former NBCUniversal chief Jeff Zucker took CNN's helm, he has rejiggered levels of the news operation great and small. For starters, he's focused on locking in longer to big breaking news as long as it juices ratings and...
  • Teamsters file lawsuit to halt Quinn layoffs

    Teamsters file lawsuit to halt Quinn layoffs
    SPRINGFIELD — The Teamsters filed a lawsuit today to block the layoffs of dozens of workers Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration decided to let go following a state watchdog’s report that hiring rules were abused at the state’s...
  • Warner Bros. CEO Confirms Layoffs in Memo to Staff

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. Entertainment chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara has told Warner Bros. employees that layoffs are coming at every level across the studio. The cuts are coming in the wake of a failed bid by Rupert Murdoch's News...