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  • District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money

    District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money
    North Shore School District 112 officials argue the district's future looks bleak without closing four or even six of the district's 12 school buildings. Members of the district's superintendent's citizen finance and facilities advisory committee have...
  • D112 and union disagree on some aspects of report

    D112 and union disagree on some aspects of report
    North Shore School District 112 and its teachers union aren't seeing eye to eye on some parts of the report that has served as the backbone of recent talks about the district's future – but union officials aren't against a move that would result...
  • Levi Strauss eliminating 800 jobs to cut costs

    Levi Strauss & Co., the San Francisco apparel company best known for its denim clothing, said it will remove 800 jobs as part of an effort to cut $175 million to $200 million in costs. The so-called global productivity initiative will roll out over...
  • Marketing mattresses: Behind the Sit 'n Sleep commercials [VIDEO]

    The commercials are a staple of Southern California culture: Sit 'n Sleep co-owner and co-founder Larry Miller promises to beat his competitors’ prices “or your mattress is freeeeeeee!” He goes on camera to squeal the slogan only...
  • Higher minimum wage would reduce jobs but increase incomes, CBO says

    Higher minimum wage would reduce jobs but increase incomes, CBO says
    WASHINGTON -- Increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would cause the loss of about 500,000 jobs but would boost earnings for about 16.5 million low-wage workers, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday. The report said that most low-...
  • J.C. Penney reports first holiday season sales growth since 2011

    J.C. Penney Co., the retailer attempting a return to glory using deep discounts and Super Bowl tweets typed with mittens, said its holiday sales grew last year for the first time since 2011. The Plano, Texas, company said sales at stores open at least a...
  • Boeing to move 1,000 engineering jobs to Southern California

    Boeing to move 1,000 engineering jobs to Southern California
    Aerospace giant Boeing Co., which for years has been cutting its workforce in Southern California, announced that it plans to increase its engineering workforce in Long Beach and Seal Beach by 1,000 positions over the next two years. It is a...
  • 'Tonight Show' Burbank staff laid off as show moves to NYC

    'Tonight Show' Burbank staff laid off as show moves to NYC
    NBCUniversal plans to lay off the entire “Tonight Show” staff — all 164 Burbank employees — when the late-night talk show moves from California to New York City next month, TheWrap has learned. NBCUniversal notified the...
  • Disney Interactive expected to begin layoffs

    Disney Interactive expected to begin layoffs
    Disney Interactive, the strugglingvideo game and digital media subsidiary of the Walt Disney Co., is expected to begin a round of layoffs, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. The cuts could come as soon as this week. Disney...
  • Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers

    Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers
    Al Jazeera America is laying off dozens of employees as well as a large number of freelancers less than eight months after the news channel made its debut. In a memo to staff, Al Jazeera America President Kate O'Brian said the planning for and launch of...
  • 3 Illinois employers warn of layoffs in March

    3 Illinois employers warn of layoffs in March
    A photo supply chain, a food supplier and a medical instrument maker were the only employers announcing planned layoffs in Illinois last month. Dentsply-Rinn Corp., based in Elgin, reported to the state that it plans to lay off 60 employees. The workers...