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  • UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments

    UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments
    The University of Maryland University College announced Friday that it would lay off 70 employees — the latest problem to hit the school that caters to nontraditional students, including members of the military, the federal government and working...
  • Transit riders assail proposed Metro fare hike at public hearing

    Transit riders assail proposed Metro fare hike at public hearing
    During a packed and sometimes tense four-hour public hearing Saturday, Los Angeles County transportation officials heard a litany of complaints from transit riders who said a proposed Metro fare hike would strain the budgets of students and working-...
  • Superintendent's pay in South Bay district called 'excessive'

    Superintendent's pay in South Bay district called 'excessive'
    New York City Chancellor Carmen Farina oversees more than a million students, 1,700 schools and a budget the size of many states. Her pay: $412,193. Los Angeles Unified Supt. John Deasy has half a million students, 1,000-plus schools, a $7-billion...
  • Sheraton City Center warns of layoffs

    Sheraton City Center warns of layoffs
    The management of the Sheraton Baltimore City Center warned the state Tuesday that it expects to lay off the majority of its workforce by the end of May and the large Fayette Street hotel could close. The notice filed with the Department of Labor,...
  • AAI in Hunt Valley lays off 24 workers

    AAI in Hunt Valley lays off 24 workers
    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...
  • Sprint disputes claims it flouted law in layoffs

    Sprint disputes claims it flouted law in layoffs
    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,...
  • Detroit bankruptcy plan includes deep pension cuts

    Detroit's plan to emerge from bankruptcy this year largely hinges on significant cuts to city workers' pensions and retiree health benefits — actions vehemently fought by public employee unions — as well as decreased payments to bondholders,...
  • Four key executives leaving in shakeup of Metro leadership

    Four key executives leaving in shakeup of Metro leadership
    Four key executives are leaving the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority after their jobs were eliminated to make the agency more efficient and less top-heavy, officials said Friday. Employees expressed surprise that leaders of...
  • Planned job cuts up by 8 percent in February

    Planned job cuts up by 8 percent in February
    Planned job cuts in Florida increased by 8 percent in February over a year ago, outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Thursday. Job cuts that were announced by employers totaled 1,486 in February compared with 1,384 in the same month in...
  • Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees

    Disney Interactive is eliminating 700 jobs, about 26% of its total workforce, as the Mouse House's games and Internet division struggles to achieve profitability. The cuts were expected, and were anticipated to mostly affect Disney's Playdom group, which...
  • Disney Interactive announces roughly 700 layoffs worldwide

    Disney Interactive announces roughly 700 layoffs worldwide
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday. The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...