| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:12 AM
AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems, a Hunt Valley company known for its "Shadow" spy drones, has laid off 24 employees, officials confirmed on Thursday.
The layoffs, which occurred Wednesday, affect about 2 percent of the more than 1,400 employees based in...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:18 PM
When Sprint Corp. gave pink slips to 400 call-center workers in Altamonte Springs last month, it gave them a one-week notice — far short of the two months required by federal labor law.
The company said this week, however, that the layoffs,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The Annapolis mayor and city council will hold public hearings on the city's proposed budget Monday night. The hearings are scheduled as part of the council's regular meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St.
Mayor Mike Pantelides'...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Sam Brice, a senior engineer who works for the city of Annapolis, told the mayor and city council Monday that residents expect a high level of service from local government. That, he said, requires employees who cost money.
"Your employees are your most...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Loyola University Maryland has laid off 15 staff members and its president said Friday that the college had reached a "critical moment" where large tuition increases could no longer be sustained.
The 15 layoffs did not include any faculty members, and...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Southern California Edison Co. plans to lay off hundreds of employees as part of a management streamlining and outsourcing of some functions such as information technology.
The number of workers affected by the cuts will be "in the high hundreds," said...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Commuters at Union Station in downtown L.A. got an early look Wednesday at the first edition of the Los Angeles Register.
A small group of reporters and editors wearing T-shirts stating "A New Voice in L.A." handed out copies to commuters emerging...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. "The entire state was against me," he said.
Governing has been even tougher.
In the five months since his 59-vote victory,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Nike has reportedly laid off most of the employees it had working on its line of FuelBand fitness devices, signaling that the sporting equipment giant is likely exiting the wearable-device market.
The Beaverton, Ore., company Thursday told as many as 55...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Willis Tower, Chicago’s tallest building, will gain a large tenant in 2017 that will be boost the skyscraper’s occupancy to more than 90 percent.
The law firm of Seyfarth Shaw said Monday that it plans to relocate its Chicago headquarters to...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:29 PM
The beleaguered operator of a Vernon battery-recycling plant announced the temporary layoffs of nearly all of its employees Monday, weeks after air-quality regulators shut down its operations over air pollution concerns.
Exide Technologies said in a...