| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Layoffs are expected at the Orange County Register six days after its parent company announced cost cuts, including buyouts, immediate furloughs and the merging of newly launched newspapers in Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Several staffers already have...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Al Jazeera America is laying off dozens of employees as well as a large number of freelancers less than eight months after the news channel made its debut.
In a memo to staff, Al Jazeera America President Kate O'Brian said the planning for and launch of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Motorola Solutions confirmed it is laying off an unspecified number of employees this year as part of a previously announced plan to reduce global costs by $200 million.
The Schaumburg-based company said employees would be notified this week.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:09 AM
North Shore School District 112 and its teachers union aren't seeing eye to eye on some parts of the report that has served as the backbone of recent talks about the district's future – but union officials aren't against a move that would result...
| Jun 10, 2014
Dozens of veteran journalists have applied for voluntary buyouts at the Orange County Register, and those who haven't are bracing for layoffs in the latest sign that the daily paper's expansion is faltering.
Register owner Aaron Kushner told a somber...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Sony Corp. executive Nicole Seligman has been given an expanded role at the company, taking on the new position of president of Sony Entertainment.
Seligman will oversee the finance, human resources, legal and corporate communications functions of Sony'...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Layoffs are coming to Maker Studios, the multichannel network recently acquired by Walt Disney Co.
Approximately 10% of the 380 employees are expected to be pink-slipped as early as this week, according to sources inside the Los Angeles-based firm.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Seven weeks after launching a new Los Angeles newspaper amid great fanfare, the Orange County Register's parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., is showing signs of financial distress.
The Santa Ana company said Tuesday that it is merging the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:01 PM
With city budget managers intent on limiting new spending and reining in employee benefits, a coalition of union and political groups is fighting back with a report that suggests Los Angeles City Hall is spending too much on Wall Street and not enough...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Southern California Edison Co. plans to lay off hundreds of employees as part of a management streamlining and outsourcing of some functions such as information technology.
The number of workers affected by the cuts will be "in the high hundreds," said...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:10 PM
About 150 employees at rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne in Canoga Park were told Wednesday that they would be laid off as part of a companywide reduction that the company says is related to last year's merger.
Aerojet Rocketdyne was created by the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Commuters at Union Station in downtown L.A. got an early look Wednesday at the first edition of the Los Angeles Register.
A small group of reporters and editors wearing T-shirts stating "A New Voice in L.A." handed out copies to commuters emerging...