An ambitious $1 million-in-a-week fundraiser for Beverly Hills schools fell short of its goal, but donations reached $540,000 and it’s enough to cancel 11 layoffs.
When it comes to raising cash in these tough economic times, the state’s most famous school district is aiming for the stars.
Hundreds of LAUSD employees are filling a downtown hall to request hearings on their possible layoff at the end of the school year.
The Department of Water and Power may have found a way to save buckets of money — but it could end up in hundreds of job losses.
The lead city negotiator in recent talks with the Coalition of L.A. City Unions says furloughs may be out, but layoffs are not out of the question.
Demonstrations took place in neighborhoods from East Los Angeles to the South Robertson area in response to looming budget cuts.
Police say a Costa Mesa maintenance worker jumped to his death from the roof of City Hall after he was called in to get his layoff notice.
The city of Costa Mesa is eliminating nearly half its workforce in a drastic move to plug an up to $15 million budget hole.
The university is faced with a $50 million budget shortfall and may have to layoff faculty and increase class size, among other possible solutions.
A state appeals court has refused to delay a settlement that would protect 45 of the lowest performing schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District from layoffs.
One hundred and eighty jobs have been cut by UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement in Santa Ana as part of a company consolidation.
A new report shows cuts in the public sector spiked nearly 200 percent last month.
Layoffs that have begun at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory may leave as many as 200 scientists, engineers and other workers out of a job.
The Los Angeles Unified School District could lay off as many as 7,300 employees in the upcoming school year to close a $408 million budget hole.
The Los Angeles school board is set to vote on authorizing layoff warning notices for more than 5,000 employees, including 4,000 teachers, in a bid to close a $408 million budget deficit for the 2011-2012 academic year.