Archive for December, 2017

Exclusive: Health care reform uncertainty prompts layoffs at Virtua

Virtua, South Jersey’s largest health system, has eliminated about 50 occupied positions. When asked about the layoffs, Virtua issued a statement that read: “The health care industry is in the midst of significant transformation, both regionally and …

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No state contract means layoffs for Baker City firm

A Baker City couple who as recently as July employed 53 people through a state contract had to lay off their remaining call center workers at the end of November when state officials declined to extend the contract for handling calls related to the Oregon …

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Lockdowns spike at Illinois jail after officer layoffs

Inmate lockdowns at a northern Illinois jail have spiked after correctional officer layoffs this year. The Rockford Register Star reports Winnebago County Jail inmates spent a combined total of nearly 500 hours on lockdown in October, when 10 corrections …

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New Telltale CEO Talks New Focus and Attention to Mobile After Recent Layoffs

A few weeks back, we wrote about Telltale’s substantial layoffs and promise to focus on fewer, better quality games. We haven’t heard much about Telltale’s future since then, but a recent interview by Telltale’s new CEO, Pete Hawley, points to the kind of …

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Browns Blues: No Layoffs At Factory Of Sadness On The Lakefront

CLEVELAND, OH – If you’re like me, you don’t watch the Browns games with any vested interest. The games are almost an afterthought. My wife, on a recent Sunday, asked me why I watch the other teams play, and then watch the lowlights of another Browns …

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PRTC delays layoffs until after discrimination investigation

Prince William County’s bus service is putting a planned restructuring on hold, now that some of its employees are claiming that the job cuts associated with the plan may be racially motivated. Senior managers with the Potomac and Rappahannock …

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