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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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  • Despite shutdown, most federal financial regulators remain on job

    Despite shutdown, most federal financial regulators remain on job
    WASHINGTON -- Although the federal government began a partial shutdown Tuesday, most financial regulators remained on the job because their agencies are funded outside the congressional appropriations process. But the effects of the shutdown still...
  • Government shutdown: FAA safety inspectors among those furloughed

    Government shutdown: FAA safety inspectors among those furloughed
    The Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic controllers will continue to work during the government shutdown, but more than 110 safety inspectors and other staff will be furloughed at airports across Southern California. The furloughs --...
  • House Democrats reject GOP plan to reopen some parts of government

    House Democrats reject GOP plan to reopen some parts of government
    WASHINGTON – The latest proposal from House Republicans to reopen only certain parts of government failed Tuesday night as Democrats insisted they would not pick winners and losers among federal services, and the White House threatened a veto. The...
  • Southern California offices slow to fill in second quarter

    Southern California offices slow to fill in second quarter
    Southern California's office market improved only slightly for landlords in the second quarter, even though many companies have been hiring new workers as the economy has continued to mend. In a few hot spots, such as the Westside of Los Angeles...
  • Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president

    Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president
    TEHRAN -- More than 200 steelworkers staged a demonstration Tuesday in front of the Iranian parliament, protesting layoffs and unpaid salaries in an illustration of the daunting economic challenges facing President-elect Hassan Rouhani. One of the laid-...
  • Greece handing pink slips to more than 25,000 public employees

    Greece handing pink slips to more than 25,000 public employees
    ATHENS – Bowing to pressure from international lenders, Greece on Wednesday moved to put more than 25,000 state workers on notice for dismissal by the end of the year in the first official winnowing of its costly civil sector. The legislation,...
  • Study finds downsides for off-year local elections

    Study finds downsides for off-year local elections
    Off-year municipal elections like those held this year in Los Angeles reduce overall voter turnout and appear to draw disproportionately small numbers of voters from minority groups, according to a study by the Greenlining Institute to be released Monday....
  • Lockheed trims layoffs after Pentagon recalls furloughed workers

    Lockheed trims layoffs after Pentagon recalls furloughed workers
    WASHINGTON -- Defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday it would reduce its planned layoffs to 2,400, after the Pentagon recalled most of the civilian workers it had furloughed because of the partial federal government shutdown. The move came...
  • URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown

    URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown
    A San Francisco-based engineering-advisory firm, URS Corp., said Thursday it has furloughed 3,000 employees because of the partial government shutdown and more employees could be affected if the stalemate in Washington drags on. URS said that those...
  • USDA threatens to shut down Foster Farms plants

    USDA threatens to shut down Foster Farms plants
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has threatened Foster Farms with shutting down the three plants involved in the recent salmonella outbreak, according to a NBC News report Wednesday. And Consumer Reports magazine said that it had tested samples of...
  • House passes bill to fund border security during the shutdown

    House passes bill to fund border security during the shutdown
    WASHINGTON – House Republicans passed a stopgap bill Thursday to restore federal funding to border security that has been cut during the government shutdown. It is the latest in a series of votes by House Republicans since the shutdown began to...