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Layoffs and Downsizing

Layoffs and Downsizing
Layoffs and downsizing both refer to reductions that companies make in staff.
Layoffs and downsizing both refer to reductions that companies make in staff. « Show less

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  • Crespi could be facing cutbacks

     
    The student population at Encino Crespi is expected to drop from 550 to 525 in the fall, and that could result in cutbacks to coaching personnel, vice principal Jeff Thornton said Monday. The future of Athletic Director Matt Luderer is......
  • Jerry Brown clears way for controversial new tribal casino

    Jerry Brown clears way for controversial new tribal casino
    SACRAMENTO -- A Central Valley Indian tribe has earned the right to build a new casino with 2,000 slot machines near the city of Madera, thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday. Brown’s action permits the North Fork Rancheria of...
  • Economic growth rises to 2.5% pace but falls below expectations

    Economic growth rises to 2.5% pace but falls below expectations
    WASHINGTON — The nation's sluggish recovery can't seem to catch a break. Persistent federal spending cuts and a slowdown in business investments thwarted hopes for stronger economic growth in the first quarter, setting up more modest gains in jobs...
  • Legislature should pull plug on inept Medical Board of California

    Legislature should pull plug on inept Medical Board of California
    The time has come to put the Medical Board of California out of its misery. The board oversees the licensing of doctors and their discipline for misdeeds or incompetence. It also has jurisdiction over doctor-owned surgical clinics. Long ago the board...
  • Greek public broadcaster defies order to shut down

    Greek public broadcaster defies order to shut down
    ATHENS -- Angry lawmakers and powerful unions in Greece scrambled Wednesday to reverse a sudden government decree shutting down the country’s public broadcaster to save money, even as the network's employees defied the order and continued to...
  • Mayor Villaraigosa signs final budget, highlights tree trimming

    Outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Tuesday signed his final city budget next to an enormous ficus Tuesday, whose trimming became exhibit A for symbolizing a touted surge in city services. The tree, on the curb in front of the Elysian...
  • Pleas for more school funding come amid budget warnings

    Pleas for more school funding come amid budget warnings
    A parade of speakers implored L.A. school district officials Tuesday to use new revenues to restore and build programs, even amid warnings that budget problems loom and could worsen depending on developments in the state Legislature. The public hearing...
  • New leader for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's schools

    New leader for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's schools
    One of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's closest advisors will become the new leader of the nonprofit overseeing public schools under the mayor's control. Joan Sullivan, 39, will take the helm next month of the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, which...
  • Inglewood schools once again face financial uncertainty

    The troubled Inglewood school district is once again facing severe financial uncertainty. The school system was taken over by the state last September when Gov. Jerry Brown approved legislation granting $55 million in loans to the district. But...
  • Rubin Postaer & Associates cuts about 200 workers

    Rubin Postaer & Associates cuts about 200 workers
    Los Angeles County's second-largest advertising agency on Friday terminated nearly one-fifth of its workforce — about 200 people — after losing much of its signature American Honda Motor Co. account. Santa Monica based Rubin Postaer &...
  • Microsoft unveils Xbox One! Layoffs at ESPN. Box-office pressure.

    Microsoft unveils Xbox One! Layoffs at ESPN. Box-office pressure.
    After the coffee. Before waiting for Xbox One to change my world. The Skinny: I may be in the minority, but I'm not looking for more interaction with my TV. I spend my days interacting and it is mostly a frustrating experience. I don't want to be...