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  • Microsoft layoffs: Best and worst of times

    It was the best of times and the worst of times in Redmond, Wash., Thursday. Microsoft announced its latest round of layoffs at an otherwise high point for the company. It appears to have successfully repositioned itself as a mobile-first, cloud-first...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Donahue may bring tough love to Puerto Rico power agency

    NEW YORK/WILMINGTON DELAWARE (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's indebted power authority better get used to some tough love from its new chief restructuring officer, Lisa Donahue, who has earned a reputation for decisiveness, hard work and a cold-blooded...
  • Microsoft Eliminates 2,100 Jobs in Latest Round of Layoffs

    Microsoft handed out pinkslips to 2,100 employees Thursday as part of the company's plans to reduce its workforce by 18,000 through the end of the year. Those impacted by the cutbacks this week involved staff across all of its divisions, including...
  • 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...
  • Warner Bros. Expected to Cut as Many as 1,000 Jobs

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. Entertainment is expected to cut as many as 900 to 1,000 jobs worldwide as part of a studio-wide cost-cutting move, according to people familiar with the company's plans. The estimated reductions would amount to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Costa Mesa OKs $24.7 million employee contract

    The Costa Mesa City Council signed off on an employment contract with the city's largest employee union Tuesday, ending more than a year of negotiations. Under the $24.7-million pact with the Costa Mesa City Employees Assn., new hires will come in under...