| 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,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
With layoffs looming at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Matt Brown is retiring from his post as executive VP of worldwide commercial at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
The retirement is effective as March 31.
"During his tenure at SPHE, Matt was a key...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Federal employment is expected to drop sharply in the span of a decade, government projections show, as budget cuts and retirements begin to reshape the workforce.
While U.S. employment will likely grow nearly 11 percent from 2012 through 2022,...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Layoffs are underway at Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Sony Corp.-owned film and television studio that vowed late last year to significantly reduce its overhead.
The cuts, which began Monday and will continue this week, include employees at divisions...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The layoffs underway at Sony Pictures Entertainment as part of a cost-cutting initiative are affecting 216 employees in Culver City, where the company is based.
The number of layoffs was disclosed in a notice the film and television studio filed with...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:14 AM
RACINE, Wis. — One of Frank Lloyd Wright's most beguiling and troubled buildings opens to public tours for the first time next week, and when it does, it will raise an eternal, vexing question: Which matters more, beauty or utility?
It's easy to...
| 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 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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes the popular wrinkle treatment Botox.
Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have already...