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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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  • Lincoln MKC is latest bid to regain marque's luster

    Lincoln MKC is latest bid to regain marque's luster
    When Lincoln pulls the wraps off its 2014 MKC crossover in New York on Wednesday morning, most observers will pay little mind to the two simple knobs controlling stereo volume and tuning. But such seemingly insignificant details may say more about the...
  • A leaner, 'forward-looking' Dance Theatre of Harlem is back in action

    A leaner, 'forward-looking' Dance Theatre of Harlem is back in action
    NEW YORK — The sign on West 152nd Street, in Harlem's historic Sugar Hill neighborhood, reads "Dance Theatre of Harlem Way" — an appropriate indication of the permanence of the distinctive, dance organization that has struggled and evolved,...
  • Bloomberg downsizes arts coverage, lays off stage critic

    Bloomberg downsizes arts coverage, lays off stage critic
    Bloomberg, the New York-based financial news giant, is shutting down its Muse brand of cultural journalism and has laid off its theater critic. The shake-up was part of a company-wide reorganization that came down on Monday and resulted in layoffs...
  • Pixar undergoes layoffs due to 'The Good Dinosaur' delay

    Pixar undergoes layoffs due to 'The Good Dinosaur' delay
    Pixar Animation Studios has laid off an undisclosed number of people at its Emeryville, Calif., headquarters due to the delay of its forthcoming film "The Good Dinosaur." The layoffs affect less than 5% of the company's 1,200-person workforce, according...
  • Obama visits DreamWorks, calls Hollywood a 'bright spot' of economy

     Obama visits DreamWorks, calls Hollywood a 'bright spot' of economy
    President Barack Obama put the klieg light on Hollywood on Tuesday, calling the motion picture and television industry an engine of growth and a beacon in a recovering economy. "Entertainment is one of the bright spots of our economy," Obama told a...
  • Layoffs easing: Initial unemployment claims drop to 316,000

    Layoffs easing: Initial unemployment claims drop to 316,000
    Layoffs appear to be easing as the number of people who filed for unemployment claims last week dropped by 10,000 to 316,000, the U.S. Labor Department reported Wednesday.  The number of initial unemployment claims has decreased in six of the last seven...
  • U.S. unemployment rate drops to 7%, lowest since 2008

    U.S. unemployment rate drops to 7%, lowest since 2008
    WASHINGTON — A surprisingly robust gain in new jobs last month helped drop the unemployment rate to a five-year low, fueling optimism about the nation's economic recovery and raising the prospect that the government may finally start to ease a key...
  • Parents juggle job loss, costs of children with retirement planning

    Parents juggle job loss, costs of children with retirement planning
    Financial planners like to see smooth waters for clients in their 50s: saving lots in the best earning years of one's career, avoiding new debt, paying off the mortgage by retirement or soon thereafter. Instead, Christopher and Robyn Reagan of South...
  • Jobless claims drop for third straight week as shutdown impact ends

    Jobless claims drop for third straight week as shutdown impact ends
    WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims fell for the third straight week as furloughed federal employees returned to work and the effects of the government shutdown abated, the Labor Department said Thursday. There were 340,000 people who filed for first-...
  • Oakland police struggle to rebuild — using fewer resources

    Oakland police struggle to rebuild — using fewer resources
    OAKLAND — It was a quiet evening by this city's standards, and still the police emergency lines were lighting up. As screams rang out behind her, a caller said her neighbor was being beaten. A woman reported that a front door down the street had...
  • Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future

    Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future
    Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future. LAT:...