The Costa Mesa City Council has approved layoffs for 200 city workers, eight police officers and an animal control officer.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has rescinded about 5,000 layoffs planned for teachers, counselors, bus drivers, cafeteria workers and other district employees.
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.
If passed, the vote would immediately rescind layoff notices sent to some 3,400 teachers, nurses, librarians and counselors.
The Costa Mesa City Employees Association must now regroup after their request for a temporary restraining order was denied.
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.
Over 200 municipal employees in the Orange County city could get pink slips in the next six months due to outsourcing.
Teachers converging this week outside the state Capitol to press for more education funding are showing that the profession has never seemed less appealing.
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.