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  • Yahoo makes massive job cuts

    Yahoo Inc., of Sunnyvale, Calif., was once a high-flying Internet company. But now it's struggling to stay relevant. The company today announced it was laying off 2,000 people, or about 14 percent of its workforce. It was the biggest layoff in the...
  • Coppin State union, faculty hold rally to protest layoffs

    Coppin State union, faculty hold rally to protest layoffs
    A group of about 50 faculty members and students gathered Wednesday to protest the most recent round of staff cuts at Coppin State University. Five people were let go last week, workers said, increasing the total for the year to 25 layoffs and contract...
  • Kamenetz proposes 2013 budget with no tax increases, no layoffs

    Kamenetz proposes 2013 budget with no tax increases, no layoffs
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed Thursday a general fund operating budget of about $1.65 billion that includes no tax increases but reduces the number of county employees through attrition. In introducing his spending plan for the 12...
  • Maryland lost 11,000 jobs in June, labor report says

    Maryland lost 11,000 jobs in June, labor report says
    Maryland's unemployment situation took a turn for the worse this spring and hasn't bounced back, with new estimates suggesting that the state lost 11,000 jobs in June — among the worst performances in the country. The U.S. Department of Labor...
  • Which way for Coppin?

    Which way for Coppin?
    The staff cuts Coppin State University President Reginald Avery announced last week drew protests from union members represented by the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, along with faculty and students concerned about the...
  • Northrop Grumman to cut 800 jobs, most in Md.

    Northrop Grumman to cut 800 jobs, most in Md.
    Northrop Grumman Corp.'s plan to eliminate as many as 800 jobs — the second steep reduction for the Linthicum-based Electronic Systems division this year — could presage cutbacks by other federal contractors and further blows to the state's...
  • Exelon executive: 600 positions identified for cuts under merger

    Exelon executive: 600 positions identified for cuts under merger
    Exelon Corp. has identified some 600 corporate positions that would be eliminated under a merger with Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group, a top executive of the Chicago energy giant said Wednesday. Exelon's chief operating officer, Christopher M....
  • Filene's Basement to close its Md. stores, lay off 68

    Filene's Basement warned state regulators Monday that it expected to close its Baltimore and Rockville stores in January, laying off 68 people. The discount clothing retailer and its parent, Syms Corp., filed for bankruptcy protection last week and asked...
  • Balto. Co. Council poised to adopt 'bare-bones budget'

    Baltimore County Council members are poised to adopt a lean spending plan that would achieve savings largely through early retirements and reorganizations in a number of government departments. The council made only one cut Thursday to the $1.65...
  • Editorial: Staff reductions aid county budget, but it's a one-year fix

    When government budgets are unveiled, they are invariably described as "lean," "bare-bones," "belt-tightening," etc. The taxpaying public, understandably, does not want to hear about "fat" budgets. However, the county's $1.65 billion operating budget...
  • Harford executive withdraws employee bonus bills; county council goes along

    Citing the new financial burden caused by last week's Maryland General Assembly action on teacher pension obligations, Harford County Executive David Craig withdrew legislation that would have paid a one-time, $625 bonus to all county government and...
  • Employers warn state of layoffs that could affect nearly 400

    Two Maryland employers have warned state labor officials of layoffs that could affect nearly 400 workers. Saks Fifth Avenue said it would terminate a third of its workforce, or 223 employees, at its Aberdeen distribution and order fulfillment center...