Archive for September, 2016

Laid-off Granite City steelworkers feel pinch

“This is huge for our members,” he said of the food giveaway. “This thing has been dragging out. We started with layoffs back in April 2015. As this idle drags out, folks are feeling the pain.” He said the big waves of layoffs occurred in December …

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Pipeline from colleges helps fill teacher roles in Long Beach

“We’re pretty consistent from year to year with our teaching staff, with the exception of those years when did have the layoffs due to the state budget crisis,” Long Beach Unified spokesman Chris Eftychiou said. Long Beach Unified employed nearly …

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Take These Three Steps At The First Sign That Layoffs Are Coming

When someone from HR tapped me on the shoulder and invited me to join her for a private conversation, I knew what was coming. By the time I had my, “We think you’re great, but you need to exit the premises right now,” conversation, several former …

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Can CBS And Viacom Investors See Eye-To-Eye On Merger Numbers?

Per usual, the devil’s in the details. There’s a general consensus on a deal’s basic synergies — the antiseptic term often used for layoffs and budget cuts. Analysts expect about $200 million in savings just by moving from two boards and management …

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Report predicts Alberta economy will lead the country in 2017 and 2018

“Going forward, the job cuts and layoffs should not be as apparent and there should be some stability on that side. So I think you can see it pretty broadly,” Dolega continues. He adds another reason why Alberta will be at the top of the list is the …

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Despite IT layoffs, UCal academics will stay on HCL boards

The dean of engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, S. Shankar Sastry, also serves on the board of HCL Technologies. This is a company that delivers IT services, and whose subsidiary, HCL America, was hired by the University of California at …

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