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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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  • 'Trouble with the Curve' trouble! Layoffs hit Paramount Pictures.

    'Trouble with the Curve' trouble! Layoffs hit Paramount Pictures.
    After the coffee. Before getting into baseball playoff mode. The Skinny: I'm still trying to get through the second episode of NBC's "The Blacklist." I do like James Spader, but I'm not sold on the show yet. Wednesday's headlines include layoffs at...
  • Letters: This unnecessary government shutdown

    Letters: This unnecessary government shutdown
    Re "Congress fails to stop shutdown," Oct. 1 A sect of the Republican Party has again flexed its political muscle and effectively shut down the government because it doesn't feel it necessary for those without healthcare insurance now to be able to...
  • McManus: Obama's defensive offensive

    McManus: Obama's defensive offensive
    President Obama sounds like a man back on the offensive. The president is reprising his core message that what the economy needs is more federal spending on popular priorities such as infrastructure and education, not less. And his stump speeches last...
  • Too early to crown Clinton

    Too early to crown Clinton
    Many pundits on the left, and even a growing number on the right, are ready to declare Hillary Rodham Clinton the next president of the United States. Columnist Kathleen Parker recently spoke on a national cable program of Clinton "saving the world."...
  • Banks shed thousands of jobs as housing market improves

    Banks shed thousands of jobs as housing market improves
    Six years after the mortgage meltdown, delinquencies and foreclosures are way down. Millions of borrowers have cut their housing costs by refinancing at the lowest interest rates ever recorded. That's great for borrowers and bank balance sheets, but bad...
  • DWP worker transfer: Tantrum, fraud or something else?

    DWP worker transfer: Tantrum, fraud or something else?
    When the Department of Water and Power tried to prevent City Hall from filling the utility’s payroll and burdening its retirement fund with about 1,400 uninvited workers, was it standing up against securities fraud? Or simply throwing a “...
  • Layoffs to hit Disney/ABC TV Group

    Layoffs to hit Disney/ABC TV Group
    The Disney/ABC Television Group, which includes the ABC network, local TV stations and the Disney Channel and ABC Family cable networks, is restructuring its operations, which will result in layoffs across the unit. About 175 jobs are expected to be cut...
  • Initial jobless claims drop to 358,000 but are skewed by shutdown

    Initial jobless claims drop to 358,000 but are skewed by shutdown
    WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims dropped last week to 358,000 but remained high because of the partial federal government shutdown. The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits dropped from the previous week's revised figure of...
  • Vice President Biden welcomes back EPA workers with muffins

    Vice President Biden welcomes back EPA workers with muffins
    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden rolled out the welcome mat to returning Environmental Protection Agency workers furloughed during the 16-day shutdown, offering muffins and his hope that Washington can avoid a repeat of the budget battle in three...
  • Joe Biden welcomes furloughed workers back with muffins

    Joe Biden welcomes furloughed workers back with muffins
    The 16-day government shutdown is officially over, and Vice President Joe Biden was busy making the rounds Wednesday morning, welcoming federal workers back to work. And he did it with food, the ultimate peace offering/good gesture/way to fix almost...
  • The piecemeal budgeting trap

    The piecemeal budgeting trap
    The Republicans' Plan Q in the government shutdown cabaret (give or take a few letters) is their most transparent ploy yet: pass a few bills restoring the budget for popular or heartwarming programs, in the hope that these will chip away at the united...