Layoffs

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Fundraiser Helps Beverly Hills Schools Avoid 11 Layoffs

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.

05/12/2011

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90210 Schools Eye $1M Fundraiser To Dodge Layoffs, Class Cuts

When it comes to raising cash in these tough economic times, the state’s most famous school district is aiming for the stars.

05/03/2011

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Hundreds Of LAUSD Teachers File For Layoff Hearings

Hundreds of LAUSD employees are filling a downtown hall to request hearings on their possible layoff at the end of the school year.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/25/2011

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DWP To Slash $440M With Hiring Freeze, Exec Perk Cuts

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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/05/2011

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LA Official: Labor Deal Not Guaranteed To Stop Layoffs

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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/25/2011

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Students Stage Walkouts Across LA To Protest Teacher Layoffs

Demonstrations took place in neighborhoods from East Los Angeles to the South Robertson area in response to looming budget cuts.

03/18/2011

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Costa Mesa Worker About To Be Laid Off Jumps To His Death

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.

03/17/2011

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Costa Mesa To Layoff Nearly Half Of City Employees Due To Budget

The city of Costa Mesa is eliminating nearly half its workforce in a drastic move to plug an up to $15 million budget hole.

03/17/2011

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UC Riverside Considering Layoffs, Bigger Classes To Battle Budget Shortfall

The university is faced with a $50 million budget shortfall and may have to layoff faculty and increase class size, among other possible solutions.

03/16/2011

Appeals Court Clears Way For LAUSD Teacher Layoffs

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.

03/08/2011

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UnitedHealthcare Cuts 180 Jobs In Santa Ana

One hundred and eighty jobs have been cut by UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement in Santa Ana as part of a company consolidation.

03/04/2011

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Report: Employers Cut 50,000 Jobs In February

A new report shows cuts in the public sector spiked nearly 200 percent last month.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/02/2011

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Up To 200 To Be Laid Off At NASA’s JPL

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.

02/25/2011

LAUSD Contemplates Layoffs Of 7,300 To Close Budget Gap

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/15/2011

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LA School Board Considers Up To 5K Layoffs

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.

02/14/2011

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