Archive for April, 2016

Community reacts to CSU layoffs

It’s been a roller coaster ride for those at Chicago State University on the city’s far South Side. With no state budget - cuts and layoffs have been looming over the college for months and last week the state appeared to have thrown the university a 20 …

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Argentina’s big unions join to protest layoffs, inflation

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentina’s strongest unions brought thousands of people into the streets Friday to protest high inflation and job cuts in the biggest demonstrations against President Mauricio Macri since he took office in December …

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Argentina’s unions protest layoffs, inflation

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Argentina’s strongest unions brought thousands of people into the streets Friday to protest high inflation and job cuts in the biggest demonstrations against President Mauricio Macri since he took office in December.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson blasts Rauner after Chicago State layoffs

CHICAGO – The Rev. Jesse Jackson said Saturday that Chicago State students and faculty have been deceived and betrayed by Gov. Rauner, who showed racial insensitivity in the school’s recent layoffs. Chicago State University cut 300 employees from every …

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Argentines protest against layoffs

Tens of thousands of Argentines marched in a noisy protest Friday against job cuts imposed under President Mauricio Macri’s economic reforms. The demonstration virtually brought central Buenos Aires to a standstill amid a din of drums and chants.

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Layoffs, a hurting problem

I read about layoffs condemming them, and asking for some sort of magical solution. It is not easy to find information on the extent of the problem. No doubt it is a most difficult problem, including moral and social issues. I will address it from an …

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