| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:21 AM
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...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:02 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:15 PM
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.
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:29 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:26 PM
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.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:58 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:09 AM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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."...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:22 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:58 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
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...