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  • 'Tonight Show' Burbank staff laid off as show moves to NYC

    'Tonight Show' Burbank staff laid off as show moves to NYC
    NBCUniversal plans to lay off the entire “Tonight Show” staff — all 164 Burbank employees — when the late-night talk show moves from California to New York City next month, TheWrap has learned. NBCUniversal notified the...
  • Disney Interactive expected to begin layoffs

    Disney Interactive expected to begin layoffs
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of the Walt Disney Co., is expected to begin a round of layoffs, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. The cuts could come as soon as this week. Disney...
  • KCET-TV downplays downbeat funding report

    KCET-TV downplays downbeat funding report
    The people who run KCET-TV see a solid future ahead. But the station's accountants aren't so sure. KCETLink, the nonprofit organization that runs the independent public TV outlet based in Burbank, "has suffered recurring losses that raise substantial...
  • Raise the minimum wage? No, subsidize wages instead.

     Raise the minimum wage? No, subsidize wages instead.
    Livable wages and less income disparity are noble objectives that resonate with many people. President Obama has proposed that Congress raise the minimum wage as a way to meet those objectives. But there's a better way to improve wages, assist low-...
  • District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money

    District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money
    North Shore School District 112 officials argue the district's future looks bleak without closing four or even six of the district's 12 school buildings. Members of the district's superintendent's citizen finance and facilities advisory committee have...
  • Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam's Club managers and hourly workers

    Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam's Club managers and hourly workers
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is laying off 2,300 employees in its Sam’s Club division as it tries to make its workforce leaner. In total, 2% of the 116,000 Sam’s Club employees in the U.S. will lose their jobs. Employees were being informed of the...
  • Good answers to why you've been jobless

    DEAR JOYCE: What should I say, other than "duh," when an interviewer asks why I've been out of work for so long? Is this question even legal? -- J.R. An interviewer uses the legal why-jobless-so-long question as a time-saver to quickly uncover what's...
  • Higher minimum wage would reduce jobs but increase incomes, CBO says

    Higher minimum wage would reduce jobs but increase incomes, CBO says
    WASHINGTON -- Increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would cause the loss of about 500,000 jobs but would boost earnings for about 16.5 million low-wage workers, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday. The report said that most low-...
  • J.C. Penney reports first holiday season sales growth since 2011

    J.C. Penney reports first holiday season sales growth since 2011
    J.C. Penney Co., the retailer attempting a return to glory using deep discounts and Super Bowl tweets typed with mittens, said its holiday sales grew last year for the first time since 2011. The Plano, Texas, company said sales at stores open at least a...
  • Wells Fargo cuts 700 more mortgage jobs, bringing total cuts near 7,000

    Wells Fargo cuts 700 more mortgage jobs, bringing total cuts near 7,000
    Wells Fargo & Co. is slicing an additional 700 jobs from its mortgage operations, bringing staff reductions to about 7,000 -- nearly 12% of its home-lending workforce -- since last year, when rising interest rates ended a refinance boom.  Processing and...
  • Short-term shutdown will have little effect in Illinois, officials say

    Short-term shutdown will have little effect in Illinois, officials say
    Most Chicagoans won't notice a short-term federal government shutdown, but the effects could start to be felt by some if the stalemate lingers a few weeks, officials from Springfield to City Hall to college campuses indicated Monday. That's because most...
  • 5 years after financial crash, many losers -- and some big winners

    5 years after financial crash, many losers -- and some big winners
    Never let a crisis go to waste, says an old rule of politics. For some major players in the economy, the financial crisis that began five years ago this month with Lehman Bros.' collapse turned out to be as much an opportunity as a calamity....