Archive for July, 2015

Shhhh: Your secrets aren’t safe at the office

Of those folks: 62% have heard conversations with people complaining about the boss or other workers 35% have heard conversations about layoffs or firing someone 22%, conversations about someone’s compensation 20%, conversations about …

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Slump in oil taking a toll

Oil pump jacks work behind a natural gas flare in 2014 near Watford City, N.D. As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is wrestling with layoffs and losses. NEW YORK — As drivers, shippers and airlines …

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TimkenSteel fights to control costs

The downturn in oil and gas drilling has TimkenSteel Corp. relying on layoffs to help reduce costs. The company has cut the workforce at the Faircrest and Harrison steel mills, and a special services center in Houston. Layoffs account for about 80 percent …

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Group layoffs soar in Alberta

Thursday was Day 1 of the 2015 Big Valley Jamboree in Camrose. This year’s edition of the annual four-day festival features such talent as Corb Lund, Reba, Brad Paisley and Lady Antebellum. Beyond the music, featured activities include Extreme Freestyle …

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The Crow Remake Reportedly Suspends Production

In light of Relativity Media’s bankruptcy filing and layoffs this week, the company’s reboot of The Crow has reportedly been suspended. The film was to have shot at Pinewood Cardiff where pre-production had long been underway. According to ScreenDaily.

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Univita companies to lay off 1,002 after losing Medicaid contract

The most layoffs — 591 — are coming from Univita’s headquarters in western Miramar or at a nearby satellite office, according to notices filed with the state. Univita Homecare Solutions, a pharmacy running out of Univita’s headquarters, informed the …

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