Archive for February, 2017

SD Unified Cuts: Hundreds of layoffs expected

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday night unanimously approved $124 million in budget cuts for the 2017- 18 school year, which could mean layoffs for hundreds of district employees. The board also approved a …

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WV House approves bill to give MU, WVU more control

The bill’s opponents said the bill was imprecise in defining employees’ rights, saying that there were no measures that protected employees in the case of layoffs. They also noted the bill was rushed through the legislative process in the House …

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San Diego Unified approves nearly 850 layoffs to balance budget

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Unified School board voted 5-0 Tuesday night to cut nearly 850 positions in an effort to close its $124 million budget deficit. Board members and Superintendent Cindy Marten listened to pleas to reconsider the hundreds of …

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University of California San Francisco lays off 49 IT employees, outsources work to India

This was the University of California’s first outsourcing, said a spokeswoman who added that the layoffs were necessary due to rising costs of technology. In addition to the 49 staff layoffs, another 48 positions that were vacant or filled by contractors …

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Metropolitan Museum of Art director resigns

Under Campbell’s stewardship, the museum expanded into the Met Breuer contemporary art annex. Lately, the museum has been hit with financial difficulties, including a multimillion dollar deficit, and layoffs.

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Call center issue takes over state Labor budget hearing

Ms. Manderino is scheduled to appear for two hours Wednesday morning before the House Labor and Industry Committee to discuss the layoffs and service delays, which would be the first public hearing on the issue. In a visit last month to the Pittsburgh area …

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