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L.A. Unified Chief Warns Of Bleak Financial Outlook

LA Unified interim Superintendent Ramon Cortines is warning that if the district doesn’t get its finances in order it will be “another Detroit.”

03/10/2015

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LAUSD To Discuss Possible Layoffs For More Than 600 Employees

The Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday will consider authorizing layoff warning notices to more than 600 employees.

03/10/2015

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Facing Budget Deficit, LAUSD To Consider Layoffs For 609 Employees

The Los Angeles Unified School District Board, facing a nearly $160 million budget deficit, will consider authorizing layoff warning notices for 609 teachers, counselors and social workers at its board meeting Tuesday.

03/09/2015

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Hundreds Of DreamWorks Jobs Reportedly At Risk As Layoffs Loom

Studio executives are expected to officially announce layoffs at the studio, although the timing and exact number of cuts was unclear, according to reports Monday.

01/19/2015

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Wet Seal To Close 338 Stores, Lay Off 3.7K Employees

Teen clothier Wet Seal Inc. announced Wednesday it will close 338 of its stores, laying off some 3,700 full-time and part-time workers, leaving the struggling company with about 170 retail and online outlets.

01/07/2015

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Capitol Shoe Shine Guy Among Senate Layoffs

A man who has buffed shoes inside the Capitol for more than two decades is among those recently laid off by the state Senate.

12/05/2014

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California Senate Layoffs Resulted From $4M Budget Gap

The state Senate faces a budget shortfall of between $3 million and $4 million this fiscal year, helping explain why it laid off 39 of its roughly 1,000 staff members last month.

12/04/2014

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Thousand Oaks-Based Amgen Lays Off Dozens Of Staffers

Thousand Oaks-based Amgen Inc. placed dozens of staffers on paid leave this week, a company representative confirms to CBS2.

CBS Los Angeles–06/06/2014

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LA Schools Reach Tentative Deal In Layoff Suit, May Hire More Teachers

The Los Angeles Unified School District may settle a lawsuit over teacher layoffs by spending $25 million to hire more staff for dozens of struggling schools.

04/08/2014

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Union Says Fewer Teachers Facing Layoffs

Fewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state’s largest teachers union.

03/15/2014

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After Expansion, OC Register Cuts Staff

After an aggressive staff expansion that defied trends in the struggling newspaper industry, the Orange County Register is reducing its ranks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2014

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State’s Largest Court Poised For Staff Cutbacks

Los Angeles court officials will layoff or cut 539 jobs, likely resulting in long lines and reduced services.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2013

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More Layoffs Coming To LA County Courts

A fresh round of layoff notices will be delivered on Friday to hundreds of Los Angeles County court employees.

06/12/2013

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SAG-AFTRA Announces Layoffs One Year After Merger

Hollywood’s biggest labor union has announced a 15 percent reduction in staffing just over one year after announcing a mega-merger.

04/22/2013

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AP Source: Anaheim-Based Fisker To Lay Off ‘Large Number’ Of Workers

The Associated Press is reporting that troubled electric car maker Fisker Automotive plans to lay off a large number of the workers at its Anaheim headquarters on Friday, a person briefed on the matter said.

04/05/2013

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