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  • Florida's January job cuts down 72 percent from last year

    Florida's January job cuts down 72 percent from last year
    As retailers began to layoff some of the employees they hired for the holiday season, planned layoffs across the nation increased in January, said outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday. But not in Florida, there were 812 announced...
  • California posts modest job growth; unemployment rate falls to 8.3%

    California posts modest job growth; unemployment rate falls to 8.3%
    California added a net 13,600 jobs in December, a modest but decent showing for a month of less-than-robust growth throughout the nation. Those gains were enough to help push the unemployment rate down to 8.3% from 8.5% the previous month, the state...
  • L.A. County union approves new contract agreement

    L.A. County union approves new contract agreement
    After months of contentious negotiations that culminated in a strike by county social workers in December, Los Angeles County employees represented by Service Employees International Union Local 721 voted to approve a new labor agreement. The union's...
  • January jobs report disappoints again

    January jobs report disappoints again
    The U.S. economy created a disappointing 113,000 new jobs in January, the Labor Department reported Friday. Analysts expected nonfarm payrolls to increase by 185,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate fell again to 6.6 percent. the lowest level...
  • NBCUniversal plans to shed 164 jobs

    NBCUniversal plans to shed 164 jobs
    NBCUniversal is laying off more than 160 employees from its Burbank facility, a direct result of “The Tonight Show’s” pending move to New York City with Jimmy Fallon as the new host, according to a company spokesperson. NBCUniversal...
  • Sony to sell PC division, spin off TV business, lay off thousands

    Sony to sell PC division, spin off TV business, lay off thousands
    Sony Corp., a struggling electronics maker trying to regain its once stalwart status, is undertaking a major restructuring that includes the sale of its PC division, a spinoff of its TV business and layoffs of thousands of employees. The Japanese tech...
  • Lockheed avoids the worst of layoffs

    Lockheed avoids  the worst of layoffs
    Lockheed Martin Corp. unleashed another downsizing last week aimed at eliminating 4,000 jobs nationwide – a move that appears to hit nearly every sector of the company except its Missiles and Fire Control unit in Orlando. Half of the layoffs...
  • HLN Cancels 'Showbiz Tonight' As Part of Transformation of Network

    HLN has canceled "Showbiz Tonight," the latest shuffle at the Time Warner-owned cable outlet since the arrival of former Viacom entertainment programmer Albie Hecht. "I know we are all working hard to grow the brand and take HLN to the next level."...
  • Autry cuts staff and pay, denies wasting taxpayer-funded grants

    Autry cuts staff and pay, denies wasting taxpayer-funded grants
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. Has the Autry National Center of the American West given taxpayers their money’s worth on $10.5-million in federal and state grants received for its venerable Southwest Museum of the...
  • Harris Corp.'s profit beats forecast, cites restructuring, job cuts

    Harris Corp.'s profit beats forecast, cites restructuring, job cuts
    Buoyed by a streamlining that has shed 500 jobs in Central Florida, Harris Corp. said Tuesday it posted stronger than expected profit in its latest quarter, although revenue fell short of expectations. The Melbourne-based high-tech company said it has...
  • Lockheed to lay off 600 in mission, training systems business, which includes Orlando

    Lockheed to lay off 600 in mission, training systems business, which includes Orlando
    Lockheed Martin Corp. plans to hand out pink slips to about 600 workers across the country in its Mission Systems and Training division, which includes its Orlando simulation technology operation, the company said Wednesday. Bethesda, Md.-based Lockheed...
  • Focus Features Layoffs Have Begun

    Some of the 103 employees at Focus Features have begun receiving pinkslips, three weeks after Universal fired CEO James Schamus. No exact numbers were available, but many of the layoffs are coming at Focus' New York operation, which employs 44 people and...