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  • Generous L.A. city policy rewards workers who take long injury leaves

    Generous L.A. city policy rewards workers who take long injury leaves
    Los Angeles Police Department clerk Demeturius Matthews took a full year off for an on-the-job injury after she banged her elbow into a metal filing cabinet. She didn't break any bones, city records show, but a chiropractor declared her temporarily...
  • U.S. Steel to lay off 700 due to falling oil prices

    PITTSBURGH — Sharply falling oil prices are prompting U.S. Steel to temporarily idle tubular operations near Cleveland and Houston, resulting in 756 layoffs. Most of the layoffs will occur at the Pittsburgh steel producer's Lorain Tubular...
  • Frosh sworn in as attorney general

    Frosh sworn in as attorney general
    In his first moments in office, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh warned that budget cuts would impair the ability of state lawyers to do their jobs and reduce their ranks. Frosh was sworn in Tuesday afternoon as Maryland's 44th attorney general,...
  • LEGO North America President Emphasizes Corporate Responsibility

    LEGO North America President Emphasizes Corporate Responsibility
    While the history of LEGO Systems Inc. in Connecticut is at least in part one of a steely-eyed decision to move jobs to Mexico to save money, the group president on Wednesday emphasized the gentler side of capitalism at the billion-dollar toy maker....
  • Caterpillar cutting 200 jobs at Decatur, East Peoria plants

    Caterpillar cutting 200 jobs at Decatur, East Peoria plants
    Peoria-based Caterpillar said Wednesday it is laying off 200 workers at its Decatur and East Peoria facilities beginning Jan. 19. "Products built in these locations are used in the mining industry, which continues to witness weak market conditions," the...
  • McDonald's laying off 63 people at its headquarters

     McDonald's laying off 63 people at its headquarters
    McDonald's said it is laying off 63 people at its headquarters in Oak Brook, where it employs about 1,700 people. Those layoffs are set to start in February. McDonald's cuts are among 600 layoffs expected in coming months at Illinois companies that filed...
  • Allergan sale to Actavis thwarts takeover attempt by Valeant

    Botox maker Allergan Inc., an Irvine company that started as a purveyor of eye drops and grew into one of the most respected pharmaceutical companies in the country, agreed to be acquired by Irish firm Actavis for $66 billion. The deal thwarts a...
  • Economy sluggish, jurisdictions look to cut budgets

    Economy sluggish, jurisdictions look to cut budgets
    Government workers in Harford County are being encouraged to take early retirement. In Howard County, departments have been told to cut costs by 5 percent. Baltimore City officials are preparing to close a $15 million shortfall. Midway through the...
  • Cupich takes on an archdiocese in the red

     Cupich takes on an archdiocese in the red
    Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich inherited a church last month that has operated in the red for many years and is tens of millions of dollars in debt. But the Archdiocese's financial picture is on the rebound, driven in large part by the improving health...
  • Navistar closing Indianapolis facility, cutting 180 jobs

    Navistar closing Indianapolis facility, cutting 180 jobs
    Navistar International said Monday it plans to close its foundry operations in Indianapolis in summer 2015. Navistar said it will eliminate 180 jobs and expects to reduce costs by $13 million annually. The foundry produces engine blocks and heads...
  • Corinthian Colleges to sell 56 campuses to nonprofit for $24 million

    Corinthian Colleges to sell 56 campuses to nonprofit for $24 million
    Orange County-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. said Thursday that it has agreed to sell off 56 campuses for $24 million to a nonprofit entity that collects student loan debt on behalf of the federal government. The deal between Corinthian and...