Stories tagged: layoffs
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 5:02 p.m.
The Trump administration announced Friday that it will kill a Forest Service program that trains disadvantaged young people for wildland fire fighting and other jobs in rural communities, laying off …
Mon., May 20, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, …
Sat., April 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
Budget cuts and layoffs at Spokane Public Schools may mean that students are let out of school 75 minutes early every Friday to give teachers weekly preparation and planning time.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
In a lead-up to potential layoffs at the Mead School District, the board of directors heard recommendations on where to cut $12 million out of its budget.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 8:41 a.m.
As if they needed another one, the students in Hillyard are getting a tough lesson in economics.
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 10:51 p.m.
While hoping for the best from Olympia, the Spokane Public Schools board is preparing for the worst in the face of a projected $43.5 million reduction in levy revenue.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 5:33 p.m.
Digital media company BuzzFeed is cutting 15 percent of its jobs, or about 200 people, to trim costs and become profitable.
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
For generations, the career path for smart kids around Detroit was to get an engineering or business degree and get hired by an automaker or parts supplier. Now that once-reliable …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he was “very disappointed” that General Motors was closing plants in the United States and warned that the White House was “now looking at …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
General Motors hoped at least 7,000 white-collar workers would sign up by noon Monday for a buyout offer, but managers told employees last week that it was likely to fall …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:44 a.m.
Starbucks is notifying about 350 corporate employees Tuesday that they no longer have a job with the Seattle coffee giant, an expected wave of layoffs associated with a reorganization announced …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
A management shake-up is underway at Alaska Air, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and regional carrier Horizon Air. One manager, who asked not to be identified, said the re-organization …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
Facing pressure from an increasingly crowded craft beer market, Lagunitas Brewing Co. announced this week that it is laying off 12 percent of its workforce, more than 100 employees companywide.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 5:13 p.m.
Girding for continued change in the retail landscape, Starbucks plans job cuts this fall at its Seattle headquarters, including eliminating some top executives, as it reorganizes in a bid to …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Wells Fargo plans to cut up to 10 percent of its workforce over the next three years, the bank announced Thursday, which will result in thousands of job losses for …
Fri., July 6, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
More than 600 workers have lost their jobs at a southwestern Idaho call center.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
Electric car maker Tesla Inc. is laying off about 3,600 workers mainly from its salaried ranks as it slashes costs in an effort to deliver on CEO Elon Musk’s promise …
Fri., April 13, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
U.S. businesses posted fewer open jobs in February than the previous month when openings reached a record level, though layoffs fell.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Amazon is laying off hundreds of corporate employees, a rare cutback for a company that has spent most of the last few years in a frantic growth spurt.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:47 p.m.
A lack of snow is hurting business at a southern Oregon resort, forcing cutbacks and layoffs.
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
Israel’s national trade union on Sunday held a half-day nationwide strike to protest generic drugmaker Teva’s decision to lay off a quarter of its workforce, snarling traffic and shuttering key …
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
ESPN is eliminating 150 production and technical employees as the sports broadcasting giant continues to shift its focus to a more digital future.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Attorneys for a central Montana coal mine are due in court this week to press a judge to reverse an order they say would prompt dozens of layoffs by blocking …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
The owners of a Montana coal mine have asked a federal appellate court to intervene after a judge halted a planned expansion – a ruling the company says could shut …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
The ongoing lack of a state capital budget has led to layoffs in the state parks department, and more layoffs at additional state agencies are expected.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 7 p.m.
More than 80 miners could be laid off from a central Montana coal mine in coming months after environmentalists successfully sued to halt its expansion, according to mine owner Signal …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
The Lewiston Tribune reports that the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center eliminated 62 positions on Thursday, leaving the hospital with 956 employees. RCCH HealthCare Partners acquired the hospital located near …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
Danish toy maker Lego will cut 1,400 jobs, or about eight percent of its global workforce, after reporting a decline in sales and profits in the first half of 2017.
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Union Pacific is laying off 500 managers and 250 other workers to save about $110 million annually and eliminate about 8 percent of the railroad’s managers.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers are working their final day at the company’s Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year …