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LA Schools To Restore Hundreds Of Non-Teaching Jobs

Hundreds of jobs could soon return to local schools after the Los Angeles Unified School District reached a deal with a state labor union.

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JPL Lays Off Another 40 Employees

Another 40 employees of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory were laid off last week as the astronomy research center continues to reduce its staff.


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Bank Of America To Cut More Than 3,500 Jobs

The nation’s biggest bank, which was founded here in California more than 100 years ago, is planning to cut 3,500 jobs by the end of the month.

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Compton City Council Approves Controversial Budget, Job Cuts

The Compton City Council has voted to approve a controversial budget that will eliminate 91 jobs and 90 vacant positions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/20/2011

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Judge To Issue Injunction Halting Costa Mesa Layoffs

An Orange County Superior Court judge Tuesday told attorneys she plans to issue a preliminary injunction halting controversial layoffs planned in Costa Mesa.


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LAUSD Approves 3,000 Layoffs, Budget Cuts

The sprawling Los Angeles school district, the nation’s second-largest, now has a final budget that includes pay cuts and layoffs of about 3,000 employees, including some teachers and counselors.


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Few Laid-Off Teachers Hired Again Despite $57M In LAUSD Funds

Administrators are reportedly holding $57 million that could be used to prevent the layoffs of 1,900 teachers, nurses counselors, librarians and others.

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Costa Mesa Approves Unprecedented Budget Cuts, Layoffs

The Costa Mesa City Council has approved layoffs for 200 city workers, eight police officers and an animal control officer.

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LA Schools Save 5,000 Jobs Through Furloughs

The Los Angeles Unified School District has rescinded about 5,000 layoffs planned for teachers, counselors, bus drivers, cafeteria workers and other district employees.


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Compton Debates 100 Layoffs As Fiscal Crisis Looms

The city of Compton is poised to lay off nearly 100 employees to help plug a gaping budget shortfall, the latest California municipality to grapple with a severe financial crisis.


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Furloughs Vs. Layoffs: 40,000 LA Teachers Vote On Proposed Pay Cuts

If passed, the vote would immediately rescind layoff notices sent to some 3,400 teachers, nurses, librarians and counselors.

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OC Judge Denies Union Move To Block Costa Mesa Privatization

The Costa Mesa City Employees Association must now regroup after their request for a temporary restraining order was denied.

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Union Wants Restraining Order To Stop Layoffs In Costa Mesa

The Costa Mesa Employees Association has filed a complaint with an Orange County Superior Court judge in an attempt to stop the possible layoffs of more than 100 city employees.


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Costa Mesa Unions Slam Plan To Outsource Hundreds Of Jobs

Over 200 municipal employees in the Orange County city could get pink slips in the next six months due to outsourcing.

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Protests Highlight California Teachers’ Frustrations

Teachers converging this week outside the state Capitol to press for more education funding are showing that the profession has never seemed less appealing.





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