Archive for October, 2016

Fire department cuts personnel, 15 face layoffs

Fifteen Chico firefighters face losing their jobs as federal grant funding is lost. In early 2014, a $5.3 million grant was approved by City Council to fund over a dozen positions for the Fire Department. In two years, the grant money diminished …

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Women executives left Yahoo amid layoffs, deal talk

Women executives left Yahoo Inc at an unusually high rate after the U.S. technology company announced plans to sell itself earlier this year, but it was not immediately clear why, according to the company’s 2016 diversity report, released on Monday.

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PornHub Offers to Buy Vine: “6 Seconds Is More Than Enough Time”

Snippets of a letter from PornHub VP Corey Price to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey were shared oh CNET, where Price outlines his plan: “We figure since Twitter has dropped (Vine) and is having significant layoffs, that you and your stakeholders could benefit …

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More layoffs at the Sanford Center: VenuWorks makes additional staff changes

BEMIDJI — Staff changes at the Sanford Center continued last week, with the Ames, Iowa-based managing company VenuWorks moving to terminate two employees. According to President Steve Peters, VenuWorks eliminated the Associate Executive Director position …

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What investor documents tell us about the UFC’s past – and its future

So how does the UFC plan to pull it off? That’s where we get a glimpse of the WME-IMG strategy. First, there are layoffs, many of which have already happened. The document files these under “expected synergies” and “actionable cost savings.”

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Students and Service Workers Protest UC Employee Layoffs

Approximately 40 UCSD students and service workers marched in protest to the Chancellor’s complex this past Tuesday against the recently announced layoffs at the UC Irvine Medical Center. UC Irvine will be laying off 175 workers, 68 of whom are members …

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