LA Unified interim Superintendent Ramon Cortines is warning that if the district doesn’t get its finances in order it will be “another Detroit.”
The Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday will consider authorizing layoff warning notices to more than 600 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.
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.
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.
A man who has buffed shoes inside the Capitol for more than two decades is among those recently laid off by the state Senate.
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.
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen Inc. placed dozens of staffers on paid leave this week, a company representative confirms to CBS2.
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.
Fewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state’s largest teachers union.
After an aggressive staff expansion that defied trends in the struggling newspaper industry, the Orange County Register is reducing its ranks.
Los Angeles court officials will layoff or cut 539 jobs, likely resulting in long lines and reduced services.
A fresh round of layoff notices will be delivered on Friday to hundreds of Los Angeles County court employees.
Hollywood’s biggest labor union has announced a 15 percent reduction in staffing just over one year after announcing a mega-merger.
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.