Mass Layoffs

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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Philadelphia Schools to Open on Time with Cuts to Programs

News in Brief Philadelphia's schools will open Sept. 8, but the district will cut cleaning, repairs, and professional development for some teachers as a result of cost-cutting measures that officials hope will be temporary. Superintendent William Hite ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil\\\'s slump hits job market as election approaches

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Aug 23 (Reuters): Many of Brazil's biggest retailers, homebuilders and carmakers are cutting jobs as Latin America's largest economy teeters on the edge of recession, a fresh blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid.For years, ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

HP snaps 11-quarter revenue decline streak; profit matches estimates

8:50 am by HP is undergoing a major overhaul aimed at cutting costs and re-orienting itself toward higher-margin businesses such as computing infrastructure.Hewlett-Packard (), the world's largest maker of personal computers, reported an unexpected increase ... [Published Proactive Investors USA - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Initial Jobless Claims Drop Back Under 300k; Continuing Claims Lowest Since June 2007

Following last week's surge back over the 300k Maginot Line, the Labor Department print this week is 298k (sigh of relief heard around the world). This is also the week that BLS surveys for the Augsut NFP print . Continuing claims fell once again to 2.500 ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Zaporizhia automobile building plant in practice stopped production

Zaporizhia automobile building plant, which is the largest car manufacturer in Ukraine, in practice, stopped production, informs the press service of ZAZ." for the last time in a number of publications began to appear data Zaporozhye Automobile building ... [Published RIN.ru - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Intellectual Ventures to lose 20 of its trolls

The essential guide to IT transformationNotorious patent troll license enforcer Intellectual Ventures has fallen on hard times, it seems, with Bloomberg reporting mass layoffs at the company.According to this report , 20 per cent of the company's 700 ... [Published The Register - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Niche settles with laid off workers - 11:50 pm

NEW BEDFORD — Niche Inc., the South End manufacturer that laid off about 400 workers in April 2012, has settled with former employees who sued on the grounds that they didn't get sufficient notice of the layoff.Niche, a manufacturer of sewn and machined ... [Published South Coast Today - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 3 reports

Mass Job Loss Tied to More Teen Suicide Attempts

When one percent of a state’s working population loses a job, suicide-related behaviors increase by two to three percentage points among girls and black teens in the following year, according to a new study by Duke University.Among girls, thoughts of ... [Published Psych Central - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 4 reports

Youth suicide linked with economic downturns

Mass job layoffs increase the risk of suicide among adolescent girls and black youths, according to a new study. (Image:©iStock.com/bugphai)The news earlier this week of actor-comedian Robin Williams’s death drew attention to increased suicides among ... [Published Duke University - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

Microsoft Offers Chinese Workers A Free Windows Phone To Quit

News broke today that Microsoft[1] is offering employees in China a Lumia 630 device to leave the company voluntarily.Microsoft’s mass layoffs are not going over smoothly in China. Reports of protest have cropped up,[2] with workers reacting in anger about ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 9 reports

Hundreds Of Former Nokia China Employees Protesting Against Mass Layoffs By Microsoft

As part of the massive layoffs Microsoft announced last month, thousands of former Nokia factory workers will be losing the job. Today, hundreds of Chinese employees from  Nokia factories protested against Microsoft’s decision on mass layoffs. The participated ... [Published WMPoweruser.com - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Mass Layoffs In The Tech Industry Are Up 68%

Jobs cuts in the tech industry have soared 68% year-over-year through June, according to new data from Challenger, Gray, and Christmas , and losses are on pace for their biggest jump since 2009.The largest cuts came from H-P, which slashed 16,000. CEO ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 31 2014]

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...Founder Thomas Watson famously said: "All the world's problems could easily be solved if people were only willing to think." Well now in the modern tech industry it is IBM which has to think and evolve to maintain its position in the computing world
"I don’t promise something to students and then not try to deliver on it" he said
"Produces content that [sic] beneficial to advertiser relationship,” was a separate category altogether . If Pearlstine is right (and he isn’t) then SportsIllustrated.com employees"
"Sales were horrible ahead of the Cup, but everyone thought things would rebound. Instead they got even worse, so here I am" said Dias, who stopped by a Sao Paulo union on a recent afternoon to register his layoff from an electronics retailer

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Philadelphia Schools to Open on Time with Cuts ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
Philadelphia Schools to Open on Time with Cuts ... [Published Education Week - 11 hours ago]
IBM: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly [Published Seeking Alpha - 14 hours ago]
The Fall and Rise of Investigative Journalism [Published Huffington Post - 21 hours ago]
Greece’s Pirate Public Broadcaster Perseveres ‘... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 25 2014]
LA schools iPad project: How it started ... bef... [Published SCPR - Aug 25 2014]
Time For A Happy Ending? [Published Media Post - Aug 25 2014]
Brazil\\\'s slump hits job market as election a... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 23 2014]
Spain: Economy sustained on face-to-face busine... [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 23 2014]
A Salute to Jim Jeffords, a True Vermont Progre... [Published Economic Policy Institute - Aug 22 2014]
Wave of layoffs sweeps North American coal indu... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Aug 22 2014]
Scott Walkers Wisconsin; His Cronies Come in F... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 21 2014]
Investigative Journalism Attacked in Serbia, Fo... [Published Transitions Online - Aug 21 2014]
Initial Jobless Claims Drop Back Under 300k; Co... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 21 2014]
HP snaps 11-quarter revenue decline streak; pro... [Published Proactive Investors USA - Aug 21 2014]
Initial Jobless Claims Drop Back Under 300k; Co... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 21 2014]
Zaporizhia automobile building plant in practic... [Published RIN.ru - Aug 21 2014]
STREAMLINING IN STRUGGLING COMPANIES : Cisco (C... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 21 2014]
Collins snags more union support in U.S. Senate... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 21 2014]
The Daily Startup: Marc Benioff Joins $35M Roun... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Aug 20 2014]
Niche settles with laid off workers - 11:50 pm [Published South Coast Today - Aug 20 2014]
Intellectual Ventures to lose 20 of its trolls [Published The Register - Aug 20 2014]
New study finds link between mass job losses an... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 19 2014]
Mass Layoffs Hit Intellectual Ventures' Patent ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 19 2014]
Snyder: “A Major Event Just Happened In Financi... [Published RINF.com - Aug 19 2014]
Sessions Responds To Politico Report About WH M... [Published U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions - Aug 19 2014]
Sen. Sessions: CEOs 'Scheming with WH to Extrac... [Published CNS News - Aug 18 2014]
Report: Six people in Walker campaign ad did ge... [Published 1440 WNFL - Aug 18 2014]
Duke study links layoffs and teen suicide [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 18 2014]
Measuring unemployment an imperfect process [Published Panama City News Herald - Aug 17 2014]
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Initial Jobless Claims Drop Back Under 300k; Co... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 21 2014]
Following last week's surge back over the 300k Maginot Line, the Labor Department print this week is 298k (sigh of relief heard around the world). This is also the week that BLS surveys for the Augsut NFP print . Continuing claims fell once again to ...
The Daily Startup: Marc Benioff Joins $35M Roun... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Aug 20 2014]
Art by Mike Lucas As chips, software and memory become more powerful, servers are usurping some of the functions of storage arrays. That change has created pressure on big tech vendors like EMC and new opportunities for startups. One of these newcomers ...
New study finds link between mass job losses an... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 19 2014]
Previous research has documented a link between downturns in the economy and suicide among adults. But how do those downturns ripple throughout families and communities, and in particular, how do massive job losses affect the mental health of teens? ...
TRUCKMAKERS NEWS * USA: Volvo's [Published Trucks World News - Aug 15 2014]
* Virginia - Volvo Trucks, back rolling with economy, sets decade-high sales goal (Photo by Matt Gentry_ Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe puts on a Volvo brand cap before driving a truck on the plant's new test track) Dublin,VA,USA - The Roanoke ...
14 Reasons Why The U.S. Economy's Bubble Of Fal... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 15 2014]
Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog , Did you know that a major event just happened in the financial markets that we have not seen since the financial crisis of 2008?   If you rely on the mainstream media for your news, you ...
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